"Life is not easy for any
of us. But what of that? We must have
perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe
are gifted for something and that this thing must be
~ Marie Curie
"Do it as if it counts,
or else you're just wasting time."
~ Betsy Komjathy, Partner,
Rogen International Ltd
"How simple it is to see
that all the worry in the world
cannot control the future. How simple it is to see that we
can only be happy now.
And that there will never be a time
when it is not now."
~ Gerald Jampolsky
"Put it before them briefly
so they will read it,
clearly so they will appreciate it,
picturesquely so they will remember it
above all, accurately so they will
be guided by its light."
~ Joseph Pulitzer
"No poet or novelist wishes he were the only
one who ever lived, but
most of them wish they were the only one alive,
and quite a number
fondly believe their wish has been granted."
~ W. H. Auden, Anglo-
American poet and essayist (1907-1973)
A good laugh and a long
are the best cures in the doctor's book.
~ Irish proverb
"If we had no winter, the
spring would not be so pleasant:
if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity
would not be so welcome."
-- Charlotte Bronte
The real tragedy of life
is not in being limited to one
talent, but in the failure to use that one talent.
~ Edgar W. Work
Some people are making such
thorough preparations for
rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.
~William Feather (1889-1981)
Writer and publisher
"Adversity has the effect
of eliciting talents which, in
prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant."
Men do not understand books
until they have a certain amount
of life, or at any rate, no man understands a deep book, until
he has seen and lived
at least part of its contents.
~Ezra Pound (American Poet)
Experiments don't fail.
When you try something new, you
either learn that it is worthwhile for you or that it does
not work for you, and thus
save future time by not trying
The diamond cannot be polished
nor man perfected without trials.
"Almost anyone can become
an author; the business
is to collect money and fame from this state of being."
~ A.A. Milne