A compilation of quotes I have read along the way. Some were contributed by visitors and others I stumbled upon. Feel free to leave a quote behind…
“I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance”- Socrates
“Knowledge itself is power”- Frances Bacon
“The years teach you much which the days never know”- Emerson
“An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself”- Albert Camus
“It is much easier to make measurements than to know exactly what you are measuring” -J.W.N. Sullivan
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. – Epictetus
“Nothing is worse than active ignorance.” -Goethe
It is only the first step that is difficult -Marie De Vichy-Chamrond
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. -Norman MacEswan
It’s so important to believe in yourself. Believe that you can do it, under any circumstances. Because if you can, then you really will.
Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep for every dream precedes the goal. -Pamela Vaull Starr
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. -Reinhold Neibuhr
True life is lived when tiny changes occur. -Leo Tostoy
Respect yourself. Listen to what you really want and follow your instincts, they are usually right. -Jerilyn Ross
The best way to predict your future is to create it. -Stephen R. Covey
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. -Neitzsche
Be yourself. There is something that you can do better than any other. Listen to the inner voice and bravely obey that.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is mystery, today is a gift. -Eleanor Roosevelt Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. Plato (429-347 BC)
Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain [Samuel Langhornne Clemens] (1835-1910)
I haven’t failed, I’ve found 10,000 ways that don’t work.
Thomas Edison (1847-1931)
Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man
Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
– Marianne Williamson, Author
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
– Malcolm S. Forbes, American Businessman
The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to achieving your dreams. – Og Mandino, Author
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. – HH The Dalai Lama