For my homies abroad suffering from da homesickness...
"Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened
is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any
"It is so. It cannot be otherwise."
Inscription on a 15th century Dutch cathedral
"Teach me neither to cry for the moon nor over spilt milk."
Maxim from George V
"It is not miserable to be blind; it is only miserable not
to be able to endure blindness."
"For every ailment under the sun,
There is a remedy, or there is none;
If there be one, try to find it;
If there be none, never mind it."
Mother Goose Rhyme
"Try to bear lightly what needs must be."
Jailer that gave Socrates the hemlock
"God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change,
The courage to change the things I can;
And the wisdom to know the difference."
Dr. Reinhold Niebuhr
"Co-operate with the inevitable."