Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
Silence is a source of great strength.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
-James A. Baldwin
Two things control men's nature, instinct and experience.
Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
-Henri Frederic Amiel
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
- Francis Bacon
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
- Thomas Carlyle
Justice is truth in action.
- Benjamin Disraeli
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
- Thomas Jefferson
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
- Henry David Thoreau
A Tibetan Lama was being monitored on a brain scan machine by a scientist wishing to test physiological functions during deep meditation. The scientist said - "Very good Sir. The machine shows that you are able to go very deep in brain relaxation, and that validates your meditation". "No", said the Lama, "This (pointing to his brain) validates the machine!".
To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.
Responsibility is the price of freedom.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.
-Miguel de Cervantes
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always.