Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
Anthony J D’Angelo … Read the rest
Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
Anthony J D’Angelo … Read the rest
-Communism doesn’t work because people like to own stuff.
Frank Zappa… Read the rest
-The prime role of a leader is to offer an example of courage and sacrifice.
Regis Debray… Read the rest
-When we seek for connection, we restore the world to wholeness. Our seemingly separate lives become meaningful as we discover how truly necessary we are to each other.
Margaret Wheatley… Read the rest
Through understanding fear we understand ourselves.
Rush W. Dozier Jr.… Read the rest
In America today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see, and nobody calls the cops.
Paul Brooks… Read the rest
-Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing… Read the rest
-The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
-The question is, then, do we try to make things easy on ourselves or do we try to make things easy on … Read the rest
No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed.
No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined.
No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled.
No life ever grows great until it is focused, … 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
From then on, when anything went wrong with a computer, we said it had bugs in it.
ATTRIBUTION: On the removal of a 2-inch-long moth from an experimental computer at Harvard in 1945, quoted in Time 16 Apr 84
Grace … Read the rest
-Help others get ahead. You will always stand taller with someone else on your shoulders.
Bob Moawad… Read the rest
What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient, but restless mind, of sacrificing one’s ease or vanity, of uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.… Read the rest
You don’t have to specialize – do everything that you love and then, at some time, the future will come together for you in some form.
Francis Ford Coppola… Read the rest
-There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
-Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. … Read the rest
-The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
-Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Lucille Ball… Read the rest
-A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.
Arthur Golden… Read the rest
When we have done our best we should wait the result in peace.
John Lubbock… Read the rest
-Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house.
-Don’t live in a town where there are no doctors.
-Make sure to be in with your equals if you’re going to fall out with your superiors.
-Don’t be sweet, lest you … Read the rest
Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be.
Jim Horning… 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
-The things we know best are the things we haven’t been taught.
-Generosity gives assistance rather than advice.
Marquis de Vauvenargues… Read the rest
Sometimes it seems like God is difficult to find and impossibly far away. We get so caught up in our small daily duties and irritations that they become the only things that we can focus on. What we forget is … Read the rest
-If I had my life to live over:
I would have talked less and listened more. I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained and the sofa faded. I would have eaten the popcorn … Read the rest
None of you really has faith unless he desires for his neighbor what he desires for himself.
Prophet Muhammad… Read the rest
-Everywhere I go I find a poet has been there before me.
-A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist.
-A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get … Read the rest
-The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims.
-Freedom consists not in refusing to recognize anything above us; but in respecting something which is above us; … Read the rest
-The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood.
-It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
-What … Read the rest
-The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
-There comes a time in every man’s life and I’ve had many of them.
Casey Stengel… Read the rest
-The more passions and desires one has, the more ways one has of being happy.
Charlotte-Catherine… Read the rest
-Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.
-Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more.
Louis L’Amour… Read the rest
-The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.
-Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one’s balance … Read the rest
The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.
Frances Willard… Read the rest
-The men the American public admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth.
-The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives … 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 City whiz-kids, with salaries only fractionally less than their greed, now seem not only morally dubious, but incompetent. (On the share collapse in October 1987)
-Take a project like Band Aid for instance. Many people worked very hard for … Read the rest
-No good deed goes unpunished.
-Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
-The oppressed never free themselves – they do not have the necessary strengths.
Clare Booth Luce… Read the rest
If no one has been annoyed for some time by what he sees to be your irresponsibility, you should consider whether you are holding your imagination too much in check.
Edmund Phelps … Read the rest
-Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
Robert J. Sawyer… Read the rest
-It’s just a ride and we can change it any time we want. It’s only a choice. No effort, no work, no job, no savings and money, a choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want … Read the rest
-There must be quite a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.
Sylvia Plath… Read the rest
Each moment in time we have it all, even when we think we don’t.
Melody Beattie… Read the rest
-Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, / And toss them on the wheels of Chance.
Juvenal… 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
-I do not cut my life up into days but my days into lives, each day, each hour, an entire life.
-If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.
Juan Ramon Jimenez … Read the rest
-When I’m not doing something that comes deeply from me, I get bored. When I get bored I get distracted and when I get distracted, I become depressed. It’s a natural resistance, and it insures your integrity.
Maria Irene Fornes… Read the rest
-I think there’s a handful of eye people and billions of ear people. Some people go look at it and think it’s great, so they buy it, and all these other people hear that they’ve bought it so they buy … Read the rest
-Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
John Wilmot… Read the rest
The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.
Okakura Kakuzo… Read the rest
-I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.
George Best… Read the rest
When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective.
George C. Marshall… Read the rest
-I must Create a System or be enslav’d by another Man’s.
-If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
-The most sublime act is to set another before you.
-To see a … Read the rest
-The zoo is an excellent place to study the habits of human beings.
-You can’t do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
-Character is what you have left when … Read the rest
-It seems the misfortune of one can plow a deeper furrow in the heart than the misfortune of millions.
Kirby Larson… Read the rest
-If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
John R. Miller… Read the rest
-When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
-For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get … Read the rest
If you would learn the secret of right relations,
look only for the divine in people and things,
and leave all the rest to God.
J. Allen Boone… Read the rest
-The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.
Katharine Whitehorn… Read the rest
A rumor is one thing that gets thicker instead of thinner as it is spread.
Richard Armour… Read the rest
-We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.
-Consciousness is a being, the nature of which is to be conscious of the nothingness of its being.
Jean-Paul Sartre… Read the rest
Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do.
R. G. Collingwood… Read the rest
-I have made my world and it is a much better world than I ever saw outside.
Louise Nevelson… Read the rest
The return from your work must be the satisfaction which that work brings you and the world’s need for that work. With this life is heaven, or as near heaven as you can get. Without this–with work which you despise, … Read the rest
-I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
-Don’t … Read the rest
One day you finally knew
what you had to do, and began,
though the voices around you
their bad advice–
though the whole house
began to tremble
and you felt the old tug
at your ankles.
“Mend my … Read the rest
-Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
Elizabeth Goudge… Read the rest
Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy.
Joe Paterno … 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
The real power behind whatever success I have now was something I found within myself – something that’s in all of us, I think, a little piece of God just waiting to be discovered.
Tina Turner… Read the rest
Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels.
Faith Whittlesey… Read the rest
-Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now!… Read the rest
We are friends and I do like to pass the day with you in serious and inconsequential chatter. I wouldn’t mind washing up beside you, dusting beside you, reading the back half of the paper while you read the front. … Read the rest
You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.
Stanislaw J. Lec… Read the rest
-Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways.
-A prose writer … 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
-Before you act consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
-Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
-Few men desire liberty; The majority are satisfied with a just master.
-Small communities grow great through harmony, … Read the rest
-True humor is fun – it does not put down, kid, or mock. It makes people feel wonderful, not separate, different, and cut off. True humor has beneath it the understanding that we are all in this together.
-Unless I … Read the rest
-Even when the experts all agree, they may well be mistaken.
-Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
-Most men would rather die, than think. Many do.
-Our great democracies still … Read the rest
-Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
Brendan Gill… Read the rest
Rogues are preferable to imbeciles because they sometimes take a rest.
Alexandre Dumas… Read the rest
When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.
Henry J. Kaiser… Read the rest
-Laughter is an instant vacation.
Milton Berle… Read the rest
In a dark time, the eye begins to see.
Theodore Roethke… Read the rest
-A goal is a dream with a deadline.
-Action is the real measure of intelligence.
-All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
-All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the … Read the rest
-Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always make you less than you are.
-Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
-If you have a job without aggravation, you don’t have … Read the rest
Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have.
Doris Mortman… Read the rest
-Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism. Indeed, I think it must be more agreeable, must have a more real savour, than optimism – from the way in which pessimists abandon themselves to it.… Read the rest
You don’t have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
John Ciardi… Read the rest
-We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.
-Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don’t care as much about attractive sites and pretty design.
-If you use the original … Read the rest
As a beauty I’m not a great star.
There are others more handsome, by far,
But my face-I don’t mind it
For I am behind it;
It’s the people in front get the jar.
Anthony Euwer… Read the rest
Let nothing disturb thee,
Nothing affright thee;
All things are passing;
God never changeth;
Saint Theresa… Read the rest