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  • The Buddha
    Know well what holds you back, and what moves you forward
  • Unknown Author
    Sometimes when you want to fly, you have to lose your old wings and grow new ones.
  • Lord Byron
    But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
  • The Buddha
    Be your own light!
  • Francis Bacon
    Some books are to be tasted, others to be swalloed and some few to be chewed and digested. That is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read but not curiously and some to be read wholly and with diligence and attention.
  • David Foster Wallace "The Pale Horse"
    Almost anything that you pay close, direct attention to becomes interesting.
  • Winston Churchill
    Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts
  • Voltaire
    Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
  • Unknown Author
    Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance.
  • Hans Christian Andersen
    Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.
  • Andrew Matthews
    Your mission in life is not to be without problems, your mission is to get excited
  • Paulo Coehlo
    You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.
  • Paulo Coehlo
    Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Language is the dress of thought.
  • Lucius Annaeus Seneca
    The first proof of a well-ordered mind is to be able to pause and linger within itself.
  • Zig Ziglar
    It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.
  • Socrates
    Wisdom begins in wonder.
  • David Malouf
    I write not to record what I think but to discover what I think
  • Greek Proverb
    A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
  • Samuel Beckett
    Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
  • The Buddha
    All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
  • Unknown Author
    Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.
  • Unknown Author
    It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to be kind to others.
  • Robert Dessaix
    Wonder - the sensation of being whisked out of time and be bathed in ... epiphanous delight.