Column: thoughts for the weekend



Civilizations in decline are consistently characterized by a tendency toward standardization and uniformity.

— Arnold Toynbee

He who breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.

— J. R. R. Tolkien

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

People do not lack strength; they lack will.

— Victor Hugo

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