Words and Quotes
Alain de Botton
22 Jan 1561 // 9 Apr 1626
Philosopher / Statesman / Essayist
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
"Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
"A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
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