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SIR JOHN LUBBOCK, LORD AVEBURY
English naturalist, banker and statesman
(1834 - 1913)

A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.
      - [Worry]

Cultivate all your faculties; you must either use them or lose them.
      - [Cultivation]

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
      - [Learning]

Everyone must have felt that a cheerful friend is like a sunny day, which sheds its brightness on all around; and most of us can, as we choose, make of this world either a palace or a prison.
      - [Cheerfulness]

How little our libraries cost us as compared with our liquor cellars.
      - [Libraries]

If we succeed in giving the love of learning, the learning itself is sure to follow.
      - [Learning]

In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is lacking.
      - [Determination]

Many of the greatest men have owed their success to industry rather than to cleverness.
      - [Industry]

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
      - [Rest]

There are temptations which strong exercise best enables us to resist.
      - [Temptation]

To do something, however small, to make others happier and better, is the highest ambition, the most elevating hope, which can inspire a human being.
      - [Happiness]

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
      - [Seeing]


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