The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.

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Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes and longitudes.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

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    For the born traveller, travelling is a besetting vice. Like other vices, it is imperious, demanding its victim’s time, money, energy and the sacrifice of comfort.

    For the born traveller, travelling is a besetting vice. Like other vices, it is imperious, demanding its victim’s time, money, energy and the sacrifice of comfort.

    You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

    You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

    When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.

    When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.

    The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.

    The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.

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