Character is simply habit long continued.

Plutarch

 

The first draft of anything is shit.

Earnest Hemingway

 

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

Albert Einstein

 

We design our world, while our world acts back on us and designs us.

Anne-Marie Willis in Ontological Designing

 

The way we do anything is the way we do everything.

Unknown

 

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.

Gandhi

 

Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.

ralph waldo emerson

 

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. 

Walter Bagehot

 

If you know the way broadly you will see it in all things.

Miyamoto Musashi

 

Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.

Baron de Montesquieu

 

Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.

Malachy McCourt

 

Strive not to be a success but rather to be of value.

Albert Einstein

 

The only sin is mediocrity.

Martha Graham

 

That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.

Aldous Huxley

 

The respect of those you respect is worth more than the applause of the multitude.

Arnold Glasow

 

When we learn to tolerate boredom, we find out who we really are.

Naomi Alderman

 

 

Music is the shorthand of emotion.

Leo Tolstoy

 

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.

Aldous Huxley

 

If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

 

Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past.

Lily Tomlin

 

To disagree, one doesn't have to be disagreeable.

Barry Goldwater

 

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

St. Augustine

 

Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul.

Edward Abbey