Fave Quotes:

"Hatred is the anger of the weak" /powerless

"As long as one lives one can learn" Ruth Bader

"Only the educated are free" Epictetus

"Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal" Einstein

"Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings" Dali

"This is an interesting planet, it deserves all the attention we can give" Marilynne Robinson novelist

"Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay, falsehood by haste and uncertainty" Tacitus

"He who only knows his own side of the case, knows little of that" J.S. Mill

"The trouble with women is they get all excited about nothing and then marry him" Cher

"Be confident, not certain" Eleanor Roosevelt

"An error is always the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains" Henri Frederic Amiel

"If at first you don't succeed then failure may be your style" Quentin Crisp

"Angels can fly because they can take themselves lightly" G.K Chesterton

"Knowledge accumulates in universities because the freshmen bring a little in and the seniors take none away" Saying

"God save us from people who mean well" Vikram Seth

"Knowledge is knowing tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it into a fruit salad" Miles Kington Journalist

"A bad review should ruin your breakfast but not your lunch" Kingsley Amis

"In war there are no unwounded soldiers" Jose Narosky Writer

"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another."

William James

If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.


Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.


The beginning is the most important part of the work


Life must be lived as play


There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.


When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.


And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.


Science is nothing but perception


Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.


They certainly give strange names to diseases


Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Vincent Van Gogh

All great achievements require time

Maya Angelou

Life in abundance comes only through great love.

Elbert Hubbard

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.


The rose and the thorn, like gladness and sorrow, are linked together.


Let the beauty of what you love, be what you do.


Love will find its way through all languages of its own.


They do not love, that do not show love


Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn like you are to live together.

Mahatma Ghandi

I am not afraid of the storms, because I am learning how to handle my ship.

Louisa May Alcott

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

Vince Lombardi

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.

Lao Tzu

“A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains”

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is nature's delight.

Marcus Arelius

Great things in business are never done by one person, they're done by a team of people.

Steve Jobs

True change takes place in the imagination


Change alone is unchanging


To change one's life, start immediately. Do it flambouyantly.

William James

“The greatest luxury is simplicity”

“Prevention is more cost effective than cure”

Erasmus (paraphrased)

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”

Benjamin Franklin

Man may alter his life by alteriing his thinking

William James

The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.

William James

If any organism fails to fulfil its potentialities it becomes sick

William James

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes

William James

“When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.”

Benjamin Franklin

Champions know that success is inevitable, that there is no such thing as failure, only feedback. They know that the best way to forecast the future is to create it.

Michael J. Gelb

A champion views resistance as a gift of energy.

Michael J. Gelb

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing

Warren Buffett

Leadership is not about you; it is about investing in the growth of others.

Ken Blanchard


The zoo in Cairo that painted donkeys with stripes to pass it off as a zebra.

The director still denies that it is a fake.

Beards from below


48% of British families eat together, 54% watch TV together.