The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated. It is finished when it surrenders. - Ben Stein
From Ralph's Personal Collection.
This is just too nice for me. It deserves a better home lined up with a couple of fancy crockery.
Sidenote: This was supposed to be the original gift for our annual White Elephant. Then it hit me, was i losing my mind. (see Japanese Glazed Half Bowls for backstory).