Without Expectations

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
**William Lyon Phelps

Fly with the Nymphs to Lands Unknown!

Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!

~~William Butler Yeats

Aim Straight Ahead

“I believe that half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.”

**William J. Locke

Loved v. Unhurt

Say what you will, ’tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
**William Congreve

Heart’s Choice

“Happiness is an inside job.”

**Willia Arthur Ward

Take Your Time

“Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you.”

**William Thackeray

A Drama King by Birth

“Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.”

~~William Butler Yeats


Wonders of Man & Nature

“Great things are done when men and mountains meet.”

~~ William Blake

Tis not Fate That Fails Us

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”

–Julius Caesar in William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar”