Friday, July 13, 2007



The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
-Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
-Jacques Barzun

To learn without thinking is fruitless;
to think without learning is dangerous.
-Confucius - Lun Yu Chp. 2

Past scholars studied to improve themselves;
Today's scholars study to impress others.

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
-Albert Einstein

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
-Albert Einstein

Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
-Martin Luther (1483-1546) German priest and scholar.

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
- Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
- Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) American Preacher, Writer

A foolish man may be known by six things: Anger without cause, speech without profit, change without progress, inquiry without object, putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends.

A secret is like a dove: when it leaves my hand it takes wing.

Better a handful of dry dates and content therewith than to own the Gate of Peacocks and be kicked in the eye by a broody camel.
-Arabian Proverb

Better a hundred enemies outside the house than one inside.
-Arabian Proverb

Seek counsel of him who makes you weep, and not of him who makes you laugh.
-Arabian Proverb

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
-Carl G. Jung

In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.
-Carl G. Jung

The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.
-Carl Rogers

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
-Pearl S. Buck

Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.
-Pearl S. Buck

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
-Charlotte Bronte

Let your performance do the thinking.
-Charlotte Bronte

A warrior of light who trusts too much in his intelligence will end up underestimating the power of his opponent.
-Paulo Coelho

The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.
-Paulo Coelho


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