“ I ask not for any crown But that which all may win; Nor try to conquer any world Except the one within. ”
Human folly is that people are always trying to extract joy from the outside.
The trouble is that instead of living only in the present, we try to live in the past and in the future at the same time.
It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.
In the end, it's not what you do for your children but what you've taught them to do for themselves.