most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important. (t.s. eliot)
the main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything --- or nothing.
nothing in life is to be feared. it is only to be understood. (marie curie)
a man is not old as long as he is seeking something. a man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
a man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. (c. m. schwab)
one thing i know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found
how to serve. (a. schweizer)
dare and the world always yields. if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and again and it will succumb.
( w. m. thackeray )
destiny: a tyrant’s authority for crime, and a fool’s excuse for failure. ( a. bierce )
have no fear of perfection ---- you’ll never reach it. ( s. dali )
the sum of behaviour is to retain a man’s own dignity, without intruding upon the liberty of others. ( f. bacon )
one may overcome a thousand men in battle, but he who conquers himself is the greatest victor. ( nehru )
i’ve never any pity for conceited people, because i think they carry their comfort about
with them. ( george eliot )
man can climb to the highest summit, but he cannot dwell there long. ( bernard shaw )
the tyrant dies and his rule ends, the martyr dies and his rule begins. (kierkegaard)