I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
Do not mock a pain that you haven’t endured.
Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
prayerglyph asked: where do you find the truth? and how are you sure its the truth? this question applies to anything that people say from politicians to doctors.
Do your research. Check the sources. Evaluate those sources based on stringent criteria for the field. Trust your gut. Never take anything at face value. Ask hard questions. Above all, discuss the idea with people who are skeptical of that position or idea and take intelligent criticism or questions seriously - give that criticism hard thought and repeat.