Reason is life's sole arbiter.
Richard Francis Burton
(March 19, 1821 - October 19, 1890)
Do what thy manhood bids thee do,/ From none but self expect applause:/ He noblest lives and noblest dies/ Who makes and keeps his self-made laws.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
(August 19, 1631 - May 01, 1700)
It all pointed to history ... either repeating itself, or trying to learn from history.
It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret