“AVERNUS, n. The lake by which the ancients entered the infernal regions. The fact that access to the infernal regions was obtained by a lake is believed by the learned Marcus Ansello Scrutator to have suggested the Christian rite of baptism by immersion. This, however, has been shown by Lactantius to be an error.
_Facilis descensus Averni,_ The poet remarks; and the sense Of it is that when down-hill I turn I Will get more of punches than pence. --Jehal Dai Lupe”
“There is no A.A. for dogs, no canine twelve-step program. That type of intevention is reserved for those who keep beating their heads on the same wall, no matter how painful: people. If something's not working for a dog, he just stops doing it.”
“The only way to begin, change, and success is to simplify and go step by step. Don't even bother writing everything down or thinking ahead of what you have to do, for this will make things seem complicated, overwhelming and too much. Simplify and begin step by step without the process of thinking too much.”