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Think of what you speak,
but speak not all that you think.
We can find on the outside
only what we possess on the inside.
Everything is interconnected.
My interest is linked to everyone else's.
Our survival and future are linked.
Therefore the destruction of
your so-called enemy
is actually the destruction of your self.
If life were not complicated.
poetry and everything else
would be a bore.
- Wallace Stevens
Success is going from failure to failure
without a loss of enthusiasm.
Thanksgiving dinners take 18 hours to prepare.
They are consumed in 12 minutes.
Half-times take 12 minutes.
This is not a coincidence.
- Erma Bombeck
Both optimists and pessimists
contribute to our society.
The optimist invents the airplane
and the pessimist, the parachute.
When the power of love
overcomes the love of power,
the world will know peace.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
There is just one life for each of us: our own.
The free thinking of one age
is the common sense of the next.
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is:
Be satisfied with your opinions
and content with your knowledge.
That which wrestles with us
strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill.
Our antagonist is our helper.
Some minds seem almost to create themselves,
springing up under every disadvantage
and working their solitary but irresistible way
through a thousand obstacles.
- Washington Irving
It's easy to get people's attention;
what counts is getting their interest.
- A. Philip Randolph
There can be no peace of mind
without strength of mind.
- Eric B. Gutkind
I learned to make my mind large,
as the universe is large,
so that there is room for paradoxes
- Maxine Hong Kingston
Your success in life will be
in direct proportion to
what you do after you do
what you are expected to do.
- Brian Tracy
A man should by all means marry.
If he finds a good wife, he will be happy.
If he finds a bad one, he will become a philosopher.
The secret of a good sermon
is to have a good beginning and a good ending;
and to have the two as close together as possible.
- George Burns
Some cause happiness
wherever they go;
others whenever they go.
- Oscar Wilde
There are no office hours for champions.
- Paul Dietzel
My rule is always to do
the business of the day
in the day.
- Arthur Wellington
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
The will to succeed is important,
but what's more so is the will to prepare.
Faith is not making religious-sounding noises in the daytime.
It is asking your inmost self questions at night—
and then getting up and going to work.
- Mary Jean Irion
If you would not have affliction visit you twice,
listen at once to what it teaches.
That which grows fast
withers as quickly;
that which grows slow endures.
- Josiah Gilbert Holland
Our accomplishments in life
are the cumulative effect of
our attention to detail.
- John Foster Dulles
I expect to pass through this life but once.
If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show,
or any good thing I can do to any fellow being,
let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it,
as I shall not pass this way again.
Anger is never without a reason,
but seldom with a good one.
A government which robs Peter to pay Paul
can always depend on the support of Paul.
George Bernard Shaw
Don't sit back waiting
for the perfect moment.
It almost never comes.
Those who agree with
everything you say
are either fools, or
getting ready to skin you.
There has never yet
been a man in our history
who led a life of ease
whose name is worth remembering.
Forgiveness does not change the past,
but it does enlarge the future.
Few things help individuals more
than to place responsibility upon them,
and to let them know that you trust them.
Booker T. Washington
Logic will get you from 'A' to 'B'.
Imagination will take you everywhere.
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