50+ Wise and Inspirational Quotes by J. R. R. Tolkien

50+ Wise and Inspirational Quotes by J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reul Tolkien (1892–1973) was an English writer, poet and professor. He is best known for his highly successful fantasy books, most notably “The Lord of the Rings”. Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, an area that is now part of South Africa, in...
Walter Hilton: 11 Spiritual Quotes by the Christian Mystic

Walter Hilton: 11 Spiritual Quotes by the Christian Mystic

Walter Hilton was a English mystic in the 14th century. He is best known for his work “The Ladder of Perfection” and for being one of the first to write mystic theology in the English language. Walter Hilton was born in either 1340 or 1345, and seems to...
14 Powerful Stoic Quotes on Pain and Pleasure

14 Powerful Stoic Quotes on Pain and Pleasure

There is something meaningful to be said about pain, pleasure and how we as humans relate to these two phenomena. Intrinsically it seems that all animals, us included, strive towards maximizing pleasure while trying to minimize pain. But what are these two things?...

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