To write us the letter

Bowl of saki

15 Aug The pain of life is the price paid for the quickening of the heart.

Vadan

When I try to do some good to the others, I never think it is enough; but when I receive the slightest good from others, I feel it is more than sufficient.

Reflection

Self-pity is great poverty. Before even having expressed self-pity in words one has already diminished oneself to half of what one really is.