All the world's a
stage, And all the men and women merely players.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds
rise above it.
The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of
comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges.
-Martin Luther King Jr.
Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Those who play the game do not see it as clearly as those who
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
-Leonardo da Vinci
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The defect of equality is that we desire it only with our
- Henry Becque
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a
year of conversation.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
-Alfred North Whitehead
All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and
great things in that which is small.
All glory comes from daring to begin.
-Eugene F. Ware
We must either find a way or make one.
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order
to look at things in a different way.
- Edward de Bono
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is
not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas,
to take a calculated risk--and to act.
If you are going to be original, you are going to be wrong a lot.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right
thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be
able to decide.
The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its
solution, which may bemerely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new
questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative
imagination and marks real advances in science.
What does not destroy me makes me strong.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every
time we fall.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
-Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the
talent to the dark place where it leads.
The world is an ocean of fools with a few islands of reason.