The wise man reads both books and life itself.
More Quotes from Lin Yutang: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.
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.
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.
If a man be sensible and one fine morning, while he is lying in bed, count at the tips of his fingers how many things in this life truly will give him enjoyment, invariably he will find food is the first one.
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.
Of all the unhappy people in the world, the unhappiest are those who have not found something they want to do.
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