Satchel Paige

-Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.

-Ain’t no man can avoid being born average, but there ain’t no man got to be common.

-Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely … Read the rest

Lennon & McCartney

He’s a real nowhere man,
Sitting in his nowhere land,
Making all his nowhere plans
For nobody.

Doesn’t have a point of view,
Knows not where he’s going to,
Isn’t he a bit like you and me?
Nowhere man, please … 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

Dan Parker Quotations

Millions of words are written annually purporting to tell how to beat the races, whereas the best possible advice on the subject is found in the three monosyllables: ‘Do not try.’
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Ha Gakure (Hidden Leaves)

-…when your thinking rises above concern for your own welfare, wisdom which is independent of thought appears.

-Get beyond love and grief; exist for the good of man.

-if you are slain in battle, you should be resolved to have … Read the rest

Daniel Burnham Quotations

Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but … Read the rest

Alan Watts

Rigid people feel some basic disgust with wiggles. They want to get things straight. But who can straighten out water? Water is the essence of life.

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Joe Darion

To dream … the impossible dream …
To fight … the unbeatable foe …
To bear … with unbearable sorrow …
To run … where the brave dare not go …
To right … the unrightable wrong …
To love … Read the rest

Michael Korda

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility… in the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have… is the ability to take on responsibility.
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Lee Iacocca Quotations

-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

H. Gunaratana Mahathera

As you continue to observe these changes and you see how it all fits together, you become aware of the intimate connectedness of all mental, sensory and affective phenomena. You watch one thought leading to another, you see destruction giving … Read the rest

Dag Hammarskjold

-The more faithfully you listen to the voice within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside.

-When the morning’s freshness has been replaced by the weariness of midday, when the leg muscles quiver under the strain, the … Read the rest

Neil Postman Quotations

There is no great religious leader—from the Buddha to Moses to Jesus to Mohammed to Luther—who offered people what they want. Only what they need. But television is not well-suited to offering people what they need. It is “user friendly.” … Read the rest