„Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Life has given nothing to mortals without great labor.“
— Horace, kniha Satires
Satires (c. 35 BC and 30 BC)
Originál: (la) Nil sine magno
vita labore dedit mortalibus.
Book I, satire ix, line 59
„Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.
Love is a friendship set to music.“
— Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer 1904 - 1987
— Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Zdroj: Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night II, Line 582.
— Thomas Aquinas Italian Dominican scholastic philosopher of the Roman Catholic Church 1225 - 1274
— Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, kniha Demon in My View
Zdroj: Demon in My View
— Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881
Part 1, Chapter 23.
Books, Coningsby (1844), Contarini Fleming (1832)
— Miguel de Unamuno 19th-20th century Spanish writer and philosopher 1864 - 1936
— Winston S. Churchill, kniha The Story of the Malakand Field Force
The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War (1898), Chapter X.
Early career years (1898–1929)
Varianta: There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at with no result.
„The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?“
— Eugene Kennedy American psychologist 1928 - 2015
Eugene Kennedy, cited in: Kathy Wagoner (2002) The Promise of Friendship. p. 284
„Regardless of whether it is a friendship or a romantic relationship, emotions and feelings are the heart of every healthy and meaningful relationship. Without a healthy emotional life, a relationship is not a relationship, it's a social arrangement.“
— Teal Swan American spiritual teacher 1984
— Teresa of Ávila Roman Catholic saint 1515 - 1582
„For real company and friendship, there is nothing outside of the animal kingdom that is comparable to a river.“
— Henry Van Dyke American diplomat 1852 - 1933
Little Rivers http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext98/ltrvs10.txt (1895)
— Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Essays, First Series