Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are. — Niccolò Machiavelli
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best. — Bernard M. Baruch
When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people. — Abraham Joshua Heschel
His books were the closest thing he had to furniture and he lived in them the way other men live in easy chairs. — Laura Hillenbrand
Thanks to Janice, heirloomgrit.