-If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.
Rachel … Read the rest
-No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen.
Minor White… 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
-The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
-At the present rate of progress, it is almost impossible to imagine any technical feat that cannot be achieved – if it … Read the rest
-A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.
Paul Dudley White… Read the rest
-Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labour, exchange information ceaselessly. … Read the rest
Here’s a message to the new borns, waiting to breathe: if you believe then you can achieve. Just look at me, against all odds ‘though life is hard, we carry on, livin’ in the projects, broke with no lights on. … Read the rest
-I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand… Adventure is a state of mind – and spirit.
Jacqueline Cochran… Read the rest
-Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
-Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.
Edgar Allan Poe… Read the rest
Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set.
Adlai Stevenson… Read the rest
Then where does the power come from, to see the race to its end? From within.
Colin Welland… Read the rest
The only way to last a really long time is to build something useful enough that people will want to keep it going after you die, and to cultivate a sense of ownership in other people. In short: make good … Read the rest
There is a fine line between dreams and reality, it’s up to you to draw it.
B. Quilliam … Read the rest
-How we remember, what we remember and why we remember form the most personal map of our individuality.
Christina Baldwin… Read the rest
-The mind is its own place, and in itself
Can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
-What in me is dark
Illumine, what is low raise and support,
That to the height of this great argument
I … Read the rest
Look at a man in the midst of doubt and danger, and you will learn in his hour of adversity what he really is. It is then that true utterances are wrung from the recesses of his breast. The mask … Read the rest
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid.
Heinrich Heine… Read the rest
-Laughter is an instant vacation.
Milton Berle… Read the rest
-In life we all have an unspeakable secret, an irreversible regret, an unreachable dream and an unforgettable love.
Diego Marchi… Read the rest
I’m very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. ‘Don’t complain about growing old – many, many people do … Read the rest
-Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.
Chief Seattle… Read the rest
-We should always look back on our own past with a sort of tender contempt.
Dennis Potter… 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
-Throughout all my years of investing, I’ve found that the money was never made in the buying or the selling. The big money was made in the waiting.
Jesse Livermore… Read the rest
-I’m not going to die because I failed as someone else. I’m going to succeed as myself.
-Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart.
-Success is meaningless … Read the rest
The cure for poverty has a name, in fact: it’s called the empowerment of women. If you give women some control over the rate at which they reproduce, if you give them some say, take them off the animal cycle … Read the rest
-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
Time is no law of nature. It is a plan. When you look at it with awareness, or start to touch it, then it starts to disintegrate.
Peter Hoeg… Read the rest
I decided not to let my past rule my future so I decided to change my present in order to open up my future.
Ana M Guzman… Read the rest
There’s time enough, but none to spare.
Charles W. Chesnutt… Read the rest
Named must your fear be before banish it you can.
Yoda… Read the rest
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson… 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
Literature is news that stays news.
Ezra Pound… Read the rest
-A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
-Very strange is this quality of our human nature which decrees that unless we feel a future before us we … 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
Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.
Dorothy Sarnoff… Read the rest
You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him up to a heavy load.
Paul “Bear” Bryant… Read the rest
-The link between belief and behavior raises the stakes considerably. Some propositions are so dangerous that it may even be ethical to kill people for believing them. This may seem an extraordinary claim, but it merely enunciates an ordinary fact … Read the rest
-I grow more intense as I age.
Florida Scott-Maxwell… Read the rest
If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button.
Sam Levenson… Read the rest
No mind is thoroughly well-organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge… Read the rest
-One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
-The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the … Read the rest
-Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
-Nature is more powerful than education. Time will develop anything. (See Voltaire)
-We are born for love. It is the principle of existence, and it’s only … Read the rest
Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
William Morris… Read the rest
Live as you will have wished to have lived when you are dying.
Christian Gellert… Read the rest
-We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
-Creative people who can’t help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, … Read the rest
-Humor is everywhere, in that there’s irony in just about anything a human does.
Bill Nye… Read the rest
-When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven, as it were, and from it the work that he desires to create flows into him… For such is the immensity of man that he is greater than … Read the rest
Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.
Mary Browne … Read the rest
-There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
Freya Madeline Stark… Read the rest
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
Hal Borland… Read the rest
-Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.
-I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, … 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
-The greatest griefs are the ones we cause ourselves.
-The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
-The end excuses any evil.
-A short saying oft contains much wisdom.
Sophocles… Read the rest
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
-A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog.
John Grogan… Read the rest
Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece.
Ralph Charell… Read the rest
You are not superior just because you see the world in an odious light.
Vicomte de Chateaubriand… Read the rest
I’ve never quite believed that one chance is all I get.
Anne Tyler… 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
Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible – or even sinful – that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes!
Dr. Paul MacCready, Jr.… Read the rest
-People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.
Douglas Yates… Read the rest
I think people who can truly live a life in music are telling the world, “You can have my love, you can have my smiles. Forget the bad parts, you don’t need them. Just take the music, the goodness, because … Read the rest
-Something unknown is doing we don’t know what.
-We are bits of stellar matter that got cold by accident, bits of a star gone wrong.
-Life would be stunted and narrow if we could feel no significance in the world … Read the rest
-I was thrown out of college for cheating on a metaphysical exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me.
-Eighty percent of success is showing up.
-My education was dismal. I went to a series of … Read the rest
A shot poorly played should be a shot irrevocably lost.
Henry C. Fownes… Read the rest
-All my life, I always wanted to be somebody. Now I see that I should have been more specific.
-The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool.
Jane Wagner… Read the rest
-Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.
Charles Mackay… Read the rest
Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishment.
Maxwell Maltz… Read the rest
Learning is not compulsory… neither is survival.
W. Edwards Deming … Read the rest
The visible world is the invisible organization of energy.
Heinz Pagels… Read the rest
-Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead.
Jerry Gillies… Read the rest
In mathematics you don’t understand things. You just get used to them.
Johann von Neumann… Read the rest
Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.
Luke 17:33 … 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
-Overweight is one of America’s major health problems; I think that is because we love our food too little, not too much. If it tastes fabulous, if every bite delights, if we really pay attention, we will end up eating … Read the rest
-The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.
-Learn as much by writing as by reading.
Lord Acton… Read the rest
-I do most of my work sitting down; that’s where I shine.
Robert Benchley… Read the rest
-Computer games don’t affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in darkened rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive music.
Marcus Brigstocke… Read the rest
-Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
George Jean Nathan… Read the rest
-…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
-I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
William Allen White… Read the rest
-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.
James Hilton… Read the rest
-In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal … Read the rest
-You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, “My God, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!”
-You can only be young once. But you can always be … Read the rest
-I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
-The days of the digital watch are numbered.
-We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off. Which is a kind of integrity, if you look … Read the rest
Winning is important to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I’m doing.
Phil Jackson… Read the rest
You can be confident and secure and know that you do a good job at what you do. But you don’t know to be arrogant about it.
Ruben Studdard… Read the rest
There is no such thing as a ‘self-made’ man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the make-up … Read the rest
To be enlightened is simply to be absolutely, unconditionally intimate with this moment. No more. No less.
Scott Morrison… 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
-My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we… Read the rest
When you want to believe in something, you also have to believe in everything that’s necessary for believing in it.
Ugo Betti… Read the rest