When compiling his great dictionary the young

When compiling his great dictionary, the young Noah Webster travels to the Himalayas, where he climbs to the cave of the world’s wisest man.  "O, great sage," he says, "tell me the meaning of life."  The sage sits Noah at his feet and, with great solemnity, commences to unfold the meaning of life.  When finished, he places a hand on the young man’s shoulder and says, "Do you have any other questions, my son?"  Noah flips a page in his notebook and says, "You wouldn’t know the meaning of lift, would you?"  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

The philosophy of mine earth can be

The philosophy of mine earth can be summed up as this:  Sunshine creates happiness, and I create myself.  Nights are long and life is predominantly good.  Wind is refreshing.  Tea is wisdom.  Do the best you can, and be good to yourself so that you can above all be good to others.  ~Jessi Lane Adams