There is a fine line between dreams and reality, it’s up to you to draw it.
B. Quilliam … Read the rest
There is a fine line between dreams and reality, it’s up to you to draw it.
There is a fine line between dreams and reality, it’s up to you to draw it.
B. Quilliam … Read the rest
-Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears.
Robert W. Sarnoff… Read the rest
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
Nicholas Butler… Read the rest
-Complain to one who can help you.
-If you wish to know what a man is, place him in authority.
Yugoslav Proverb… Read the rest
Dishonesty, cowardice and duplicity are never impulsive.
George A. Knight… Read the rest
Each wrong act brings with it its own anesthetic, dulling the conscience and blinding it against further light, and sometimes for years.
Rose Macaulay… Read the rest
-If you think you can or if you think you can’t, you are right.
-No one is apathetic except those in pursuit of someone else’s goals.
-When I can’t handle events, I let them handle themselves.
-Obstacles are those frightful … Read the rest
-Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.
Natalie Goldberg… Read the rest
-Blessed are those who can give without remembering, and take without forgetting.
Princess Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco… Read the rest
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay… Read the rest
-No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.
-To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
-The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing you will make one.
-If … Read the rest
-To have a great purpose to work for, a purpose larger than ourselves, is one of the secrets of making life significant; for then the meaning and worth of the individual overflow his personal borders, and survive his death.
-One … Read the rest
-Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.
-We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity to live life fully in its total … Read the rest
-Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
-Don’t rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head.… Read the rest
Approach the moment with the idea that you’re in the fight to the finish.
Mataemon Iso… Read the rest
The Muse’s friend, tea does our fancy aid, / Repress those vapours which the head invade, / And keep the palace of the soul serene, / Fit on her birthday to salute the Queen.
Edmund Waller (1606-87) … Read the rest
-Researchers say women’s friendships are face to face: They talk, cry together, share secrets. Men’s friendships are side by side: We play golf. We go to football games.
Jeffrey Zaslow… Read the rest
People find happiness in both wisdom and folly, virtue and vice. Contentment is no index of true worth.
Vauvenargues (1715-47)… Read the rest
-It’s amazing what you can get done when you don’t care who gets the credit.
-It’s what you learn after you know everything that counts.
-Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you … Read the rest
-Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
William Beveridge… Read the rest
-I believe that no man ever threw away life, while it was worth keeping.
-A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual … Read the rest
Don’t tell me how talented you are. Tell me how hard you work.
Arthur Rubenstein… Read the rest
-Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men. It expels from movements all hesitation, deliberation, civility.
Theodor Adorno… Read the rest
-He can make me love something just by showing me the energy with which he loves it.
Heather Armstrong… Read the rest
-Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always … Read the rest
-Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
-I pay very little regard…to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that … Read the rest
After three days, fish and guests stink.
John Lyly… Read the rest
-Therefore the considerations of the intelligent always include both benefit and harm. As they consider benefit, their work can expand; as they consider harm, their troubles can be resolved.
-All warfare is based on deception.
Sun Tzu… Read the rest
-Resolve to be thyself; and know that he who finds himself loses all misery.
-Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.
-The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
Matthew Arnold… Read the rest
-After my years in Hollywood, I got tired of apologizing for work that really wasn’t mine to begin with.
-As a writer, I sit all day, working at a word processor, reading books on auto theft, or doing telephone research.… Read the rest
The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is ‘look under foot.’ You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think.
John Burroughs… Read the rest
-The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young.
-She used to drag her mattress beside her low window and lie awake for a long while, vibrating with excitement, as a machine … Read the rest
-Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
-I can’t live either without you or with you.
-We two form a multitude.
-The silent countenance … Read the rest
-I believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
-I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
-I believe that … Read the rest
-A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.
-Pay no attention to the critics. Don’t even ignore them.
-I never put on a pair of shoes until I’ve worn them at least five years.
-Let’s have some new … Read the rest
-It’s not the situation… It’s your reaction to the situation.
Robert Conklin… Read the rest
-Be an explorer…read, surf the internet, visit customers, enjoy arts, watch children play…do anything to prevent yourself from becoming a prisoner of your knowledge, experience, and current view of the world.
Charles (Chic) Thompson… Read the rest
-Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.
-Choose your … Read the rest
Actors don’t retire. Only people who don’t like their jobs retire.
Bea Arthur… Read the rest
People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.
Leo J. Burke… Read the rest
-A cult is a religion with no political power.
-The question that intrigues me: After you’ve met all the great threats and found that the great catastrophes of world history are not bearing down on you, what do you do … Read the rest
-I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Umberto Eco… Read the rest
-The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you.
Nancy Astor… Read the rest
-The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
Frank (Kin) Hubbard … Read the rest
-I do believe it is possible to create, even without ever writing a word or painting a picture, by simply molding one’s inner life. And that too is a deed.
-We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many … Read the rest
OUT of the night that covers me,
Black as the Pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.
In the fell clutch of circumstance
I have not winced nor cried aloud.
Under … Read the rest
-Ghost stories appeal to our craving for immortality. If you can be afraid of a ghost, then you have to believe that a ghost may exist. And if a ghost exists then oblivion might not be the end.
Stanley Kubrick… Read the rest
-A poignant metaphor of “stewardship” has emerged. Especially recently -the idea that humans are the caretakers of the earth, put here for the purpose, accountable, now and into the indefinite future, to the landlord.
-The universe is not required to … Read the rest
-Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure…than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not … Read the rest
-There is no better opportunity to receive more than to be thankful for what you already have. Thanksgiving opens the windows of opportunity for ideas to flow your way.
-No one else “makes us angry.” We make ourselves angry when … Read the rest
It’s just as difficult to overcome success as it is to overcome failure.
Sir William Walton… Read the rest
-Jealousy is the great exaggerator.
-Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
-Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller … Read the rest
-The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.
Garth Brooks… Read the rest
Courage is being scared to death – but saddling up anyway.
John Wayne … Read the rest
Newspapers: dead trees with information smeared on them.
Horizon, “Electronic Frontier”… Read the rest
The whole business of marshaling one’s energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.
Hume Cronyn… Read the rest
-The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
-If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as … Read the rest
Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels.
Faith Whittlesey… Read the rest
-If courage wasn’t a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well.
-It isn’t kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience.
-Patterning your life around other’s opinions is … Read the rest
-Saying what we think gives us a wider conversational range than saying what we know.
-Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.
-Wisdom is what’s left after we’ve run out of … Read the rest
I have begun,
when I’m weary and can’t decide an answer to a bewildering question
to ask my dead friends for their opinion
and the answer is often immediate and clear.
Should I take the job? Move to the city? … Read the rest
-Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.
-Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
-I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
-To invent, you need … Read the rest
I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience.
Shelley Winters… Read the rest
-There ain’t no free lunches in this country. And don’t go spending your whole life commiserating that you got raw deals. You’ve got to say, ‘I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I … Read the rest
-The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least ready to pardon in another.
Joseph Roux… Read the rest
-What is art? It is the response of man’s creative soul to the call of the Real.
-I slept and dreamed that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted, and behold, service was joy.… Read the rest
-When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
Hunter S. Thompson… Read the rest
-The thing is to stalk your calling in a certain skilled and supple way to locate the most tender and live spot and plug into the pulse.
-There are lots of things to see, unwrapped gifts and free surprises. The … Read the rest
-I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a … Read the rest
-Forgiveness means letting go of the past.
-Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.
Gerald Jampolsky… Read the rest
-Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and time again, will come as a surprise to him.
Golo Mann… Read the rest
-Be very circumspect in the choice of thy company. In the society of thine equals thou shalt enjoy more pleasure; in the society of thy superiors thou shalt find more profit. To be the best in the company is the … Read the rest
Did you observe to whom the accidents happen? Chance favours only the prepared mind.
Louis Pasteur… Read the rest
-Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
-There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only … Read the rest
-Ask not what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive… then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
-Follow the grain in your own wood.
Howard Thurman… Read the rest
-The need of man to wholly realize himself is the only fixed star.
Arthur Miller… Read the rest
A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children.
Holbrook Jackson… Read the rest
-I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum mechanics.
-The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.
-For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public … Read the rest
-I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.
-It’s a dangerous business going out your front door.
-Little by little, one … Read the rest
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.
Alvin Toffler… Read the rest
-Ah, but a man’s reach must exceed his grasp,
Or, what’s a heaven for?
-What’s the earth
With all its art, verse, music, worth –
Compared with love, found, gained, and kept?
Robert Browning… Read the rest
-Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
-Think not so much of what you have not, as of what you have.
-The art of living is more like … Read the rest
-Writers and politicians are natural rivals. Both groups try to make the world in their own images; they fight for the same territory.
Salman Rushdie… Read the rest
-Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands.
-The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.
-Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.… Read the rest
People forget how fast you did a job – but they remember how well you did it.
Howard W. Newton… Read the rest
The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking.
Louis Vermeil… Read the rest
-The unexamined life is not worth living.
-If a rich man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
-Remember there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore, … Read the rest
-When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide … Read the rest
-What I was saying is that in modern civilisation there does not seem to be a place for those people I call outsiders. That is people too clever to fit into everyday society and accept the jobs that most people … Read the rest
-A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
-The world is governed more by appearances than realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.… Read the rest
Let nothing disturb thee,
Nothing affright thee;
All things are passing;
God never changeth;
Saint Theresa… Read the rest
-It’s absurd to pursue your art, but it’s absurd not to.
-The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time.
Willem de Kooning… Read the rest
-One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without … Read the rest
-In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.
-I must study politics and war that my sons may have … Read the rest
-Some keep the Sabbath going to Church
The Soul Selects her own Society
-I’m nobody, Who are you?
Are you – Nobody – too? …
-Of ‘shunning Men and Women’ – they talk of Hallowed things, aloud – and embarrass … Read the rest
-It is easier to get forgiveness than permission.
Stuart’s Law of Retroaction… Read the rest
-Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
-Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience … Read the rest
Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
Vaclav Havel… Read the rest
-Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
-May you … Read the rest