Rules, life and literature

Rules, life and literature

St. Michael’s Shield of Truth Prayer
St. Michael, you are our defender and safeguard against evil. Placeyour Shield of Truth over us and defend us in the battle which Satan wages against truth. Help us to seethe righteous path of Holy Love. Clarify our choices between good and evil by placing us always behind your Shield of Truth.

Wisdom overcomes fortune.
Decimus Junius Juvenalis

It’s not wise to violate rules until you know how to observe them.
T.S. Eliot

Money is flat and meant to be piled up.
Scottish Proverb

If I ever marry it will be on a sudden impulse, as a man shoots himself.
H. L. Mencken

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.
Albert Einstein

The modernist writers found despair inspirational.
Mason Cooley

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Norman Macewan

What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.
Meister Eckhart

First appearance deceives many.

Force is that which rules the actions without regulating the will.

One of the best things to do sometimes is simply to be.
Eric Butterworth