‘There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.’

— Ernest Hemingway

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“We will open the book.
Its pages are blank.
We are going to put words on them ourselves.
The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”
― Edith Lovejoy Pierce

Happy new year one and all!

If it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them; but the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?