Character is simply habit long continued.
The first draft of anything is shit.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
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.
The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.
ralph waldo emerson
The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
If you know the way broadly you will see it in all things.
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.
Strive not to be a success but rather to be of value.
The only sin is mediocrity.
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.
The respect of those you respect is worth more than the applause of the multitude.
When we learn to tolerate boredom, we find out who we really are.
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
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.
To disagree, one doesn't have to be disagreeable.
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.