Sergio Bamberen Quotations

-Decisions are a way of defining ourselves. There comes a time in life when there is nothing else to do but go your own way. Where you are headed there are no trails, no paths, just your own instincts.
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Deepak Chopra

-This is the nature of genius, to be able to grasp the knowable even when no one else recognizes that it is present.

-The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.

-When you live your … Read the rest

Jeffrey Rowland Quotations

-We’ve always been here and we’ll always be here. We are a specific arrangement of particles and this instant is infinite. Did we luck out, or didn’t we? The odds against this sentence having ever being typed, much less the … Read the rest

R. J. Baughan Quotations

-We find greatest joy, not in getting, but in expressing what we are…Men do not really live for honors or for pay; their gladness is not the taking and holding, but in doing, the striving, the building, the living. It … Read the rest

William J. H. Boetcker

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
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Meladee McCarty Quotations

Live your life as though there is great joy to be experienced… an abundance of goodness in each person you come in contact with, and the knowledge that you have enough inner wisdom to answer the mysteries that challenge you.… Read the rest

Siegfried Sassoon

-In me the tiger sniffs the rose.

-Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes, clean beds, and wives.

-You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray … Read the rest

Chinese Proverbs

-Patience is power. With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes silk.

-If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.

-Talk doesn’t grow rice.

-The marketplace is a battlefield.

-The duck’s legs are short … Read the rest

Adam Smith Quotations

-The great source of both the misery and disorders of human life, seems to arise from over-rating the difference between one permanent situation and another… some of these situations may, no doubt, deserve to be preferred to others, but none … Read the rest

Penn Jillette

Technology adds nothing to art. Two thousand years ago, I could tell you a story, and at any point during the story I could stop, and ask, Now do you want the hero to be kidnapped, or not? But that … Read the rest

Charles Mingus Quotations

-Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can play weird–that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple complicated is commonplace–making the complicated simple, awesomely simple–that’s creativity.
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Randy Pausch Quotations

-We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.

-Have something to bring to the table, because that will make you more welcome.

-I probably got more from that dream and not accomplishing it than … Read the rest

John F. Kennedy Quotations

Inaugural Address January 20, 1961

-Vice President Johnson, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, President Eisenhower, Vice President Nixon, President Truman, reverend clergy, fellow citizens:

We observe today not a victory of party, but a celebration of freedom — symbolizing an … Read the rest

James Hilton Quotations

-Surely there comes a time when counting the cost and paying the price aren’t things to think about any more. All that matters is value – the ultimate value of what one does.
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Herbert Simon Quotations

-…in an information-rich world, the wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of … Read the rest

Margaret Laurence Quotations

Women, as well as men, in all ages and in all places, have danced on the earth, danced the life dance, danced joy, danced grief, danced despair, and danced hope. Literally danced all these and more, and danced them figuratively … Read the rest

Homer Quotations

-I detest the man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart and speaks forth another.

-A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning … Read the rest

Margo Kaufman Quotations

-I once complained to my father that I didn’t seem able to do things the same way other people did. Dad’s advice? ‘Margo, don’t be a sheep. People hate sheep. They eat sheep.’
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