Thoughtful Quotes page 73
We pass the word around. We ponder how the case is put by different people. We read poetry. We meditate over literature. We play music. We change our minds. We reach an understanding. Society evolves this way, not by shouting each other down, but by the capacity of unique, individual human beings to comprehend each other.Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail
Short term pleasure, long term pain.My mother
Confusion is the door that wisdom comes in through.
Suicide is a long term answer, to a short term problem.Teacher
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away.
The world is not an evil place because of those who do evil, but rather because of those who sit back and let it happen.Albert Einstein
Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change.Confucious
Practice doesn't make perfect, nor is it supposed to. Practice is about increasing your repotoire of ways to recover from your mistakesJoann C. Gutin, Discover
Those who speak don't know, and those who know don't speak.Toby Ziegler, The West Wing
In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination.Mark Twain
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.Mark Twain
I would rather be mad with the truth than sane with lies.Bertrand Russel
The true voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
Losing sight of who you are is one of the most terrifying points in your life, whatever its cause. Do not become weak by slowly sinking into depression, but become stronger by redefining yourself as you wish. It is people that do the latter that often do great things.
Everyday I wake up, brush my teeth, wash my face, look in the mirror, and realize I'm the same person. That makes me sad.
The more I learn, the less I know
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.Winston Churchill
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.William James
Time you enjoy wasting is never wastedJohn Lennon
It's funny we often say that we are killing time, when really it is quite the oposite.
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