Have you ever used any of these? Do you still? Have you added others to your list?
Henry David Thoreau: “I wanted to live deep and suck the marrow out of life.”
Albert Camus: “One recognizes one’s path by discovering the paths that stray from it.”
Henry David Thoreau: “Dwell as near as possible to the channel in which your life flows.”
Thomas Jefferson: “If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.”
Richard Cumberland: “It is better to wear out than to rust out. There is time for repose in the grave.”
Thomas Jefferson: “In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim in the current.”
Henry Miller: “Man’s task is to make of himself a work of art.”
Henry David Thoreau: “Follow the grain in your own wood.”
Louis L’Amour: “A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner, so if one’s life is cold and bare he can blame none but himself.”
Robert Louis Stevenson: Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Ralph Waldo Emerson: A man’s action is only a picture book of his creed.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning: “Light tomorrow with today.”
Reference: I never metaphor I didn’t like by Dr. Mardy Grothe (2008) Harper Collins Publishing
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