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Letter "L" » Lyn Yutang Quotes
«No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.»
Author: Lyn Yutang
, Head On
, rest home
«Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.»
«If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.»
«All women's dresses, in every age and country, are merely variations on the eternal struggle between the admitted desire to dress and the un-admitted desire to undress»
Author: Lyn Yutang
, all women
, The Eternal
, The Variations
«The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach»
«Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.»
«Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother»
«Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice.»
«Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do, than what one can do»
«Of all the unhappy people in the world, the unhappiest are those who have not found something they want to do»