It is a useless life
It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great deal. It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice.
– José P. Rizal
- “A man inherited a field in which was an accumulation of old stone, part of an older hall. Of the old stone some had already been used in building the house in which he actually lived, not far from the old house of his fathers. Of the rest he took some and built a tower.
- Perhaps the great American Republic, whose interests lie in the Pacific and who has no hand in the spoliation of Africa, may someday dream of foreign possession. – Jose Rizal
- In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
- Life’s contentment is like an abstract edifice with a domed ceiling of insanity – Munia Khan
- The watchman oversees the field of another, but the field belongs to his master, while he must get up and depart. He works so hard, and suffers for that field, but still, nothing comes into his hands. – Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
- The art of reading is in great part that of acquiring a better understanding of life from one’s encounter with it in a book. – André Maurois
- It is difficult to realize how great a part of all that is cheerful and delightful in the recollections of our own life is associated with trees. – Wilson Flagg
- Love, even if it is caring and great in quantity, can be wasted. – Anonymous
- That’s the great thing about being an actor: Stuff shows up that you never thought was going to go down. You get to play or experience an area of the world that – you know, I live a pretty simple life, I’m not much of an adventurer. I like my couch and my television. So
- Time is wasted on the young and experience is wasted on the old. – S.A. Tawks