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Words of inspiration

“What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.” Samuel Johnson



Does that mean we love horses?

“Go anywhere in England where there are natural, wholesome, contented, and really nice English people; and what do you always find? That the stables are the real centre of the household.” George Bernhard Shaw

On getting started

“In doing anything, the first step is the most difficult.” Chinese Proverb

On perseverance

“We rise to great heights by a winding staircase of small steps.” Francis Bacon

On kindness

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” Dalai Lama

On forgiving

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” John F. Kennedy

On beliefs

“Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.” Buddha

On inaction

“He who deliberates fully before taking a step will spend his entire life on one leg.” Chinese Proverb

Playing around with words

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Mark Twain

On the importance of today

“The future depends on what you do today.” Mahatma Gandhi