Destiny is a good thing to accept when it’s going your way. When it isn’t, don’t call it destiny call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.
It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one’s own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
When you are angry or frustrated, what comes out? Whatever it is, it’s a good indication of what you’re made of.