What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
~Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese?
Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.
~Laura Ingalls Wilder
All have their worth and each contributes to the worth of the others.
~J.R.R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
The early morning has gold in its mouth. ~Benjamin Franklin
Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.
It is paradoxical, yet true, to say, that the more we know, the more ignorant we become in the absolute sense, for it is only through enlightenment that we become conscious of our limitations. Precisely one of the most gratifying results of intellectual evolution is the continuous opening up of new and greater prospects.
The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow