"Between 2 and 3 in the morning of the 19th inst. I was aroused by the cry that the enemy was upon us."
"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."Richard Francis Burton on Dalai Lama
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."Richard Francis Burton on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Richard Francis Burton on Mahatma Gandhi
"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."Richard Francis Burton on Mark Twain
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it."Richard Francis Burton on Kevyn Aucoin