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Conflict
Engrave this Quote No doubt there are other important things in life besides conflict, but there are not many other things so inevitably interesting. The very saints interest us most when we think of them as enganged in a conflict with the Devil.
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-Robert Lynd, The Blue Lion
Curiosity
Engrave this Quote There are two sorts of curiosity -- the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
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-Robert Lynd, Solomon in All His Glory
Friends
Engrave this Quote Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
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-Robert Lynd
Holidays
Engrave this Quote There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas.
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-Robert Lynd
Hospitality
Engrave this Quote Coleridge says that to bait a mouse-trap is as much as to say to the mouse, 'Come and have a piece of cheese,' and then, when it accepts the invitation, to do it to death is a betrayal of the laws of hospitality.
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-Robert Lynd
Suffering
Engrave this Quote It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
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-Robert Lynd

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