QUOTES BY FAMOUS WRITERS

Shakespeare

We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
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Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. – Oprah Winfrey
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True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The door of opportunity won’t open unless you do some pushing.
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There is nothing wrong with making mistakes. Just don’t respond with encores.
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Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. – Swedish proverb
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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. – Indira Gandhi
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“Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.”
Robert Benchley
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Questions are the creative acts of intelligence.
– Frank Kingdon
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The formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution.
– Albert Einstein
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Creativity helps us realize that we don’t have to understand everything. We can enjoy something –feel it and use it– without ever fully comprehending it. — Faith Ringgold, Artist & Author
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Creativity comes from accepting that you’re not safe, from being absolutely aware, and from letting go of control. It’s a matter of seeing everything — even when you want to shut your eyes. – Madeleine L’Engle, Author
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If you want to be creative, don’t try to do something new. Doing something new means NOT doing what’s been done before, and that’s a negative impulse. Negative impulses are frustrating. They’re the opposite of creativity, and they never yield good ideas… – Eva Zeisel, Ceramic Designer
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Greatness comes with recognizing that your potential is limited only by how you choose, how you use your freedom, how resolute you are, how persistent you are — in short, by your attitude. – Peter Koestenbaum, Philosopher, quoted in FAST COMPANY magazine
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We often let time pass by without making any real use of it. Instead, look at your day, and ask yourself, ‘What would I really enjoy? What would I like to do? Whom would I like to be with?’ – Garrett Oliver, Brooklyn Brewery
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Life skills are so much better than rules, because they help you figure out what’s right and what’s wrong.
– Amanda Lewis, student, quoted in FAST COMPANY magazine, June 2000
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Can I do something about it? If the answer is ‘Yes,’ you work out a plan – there is no crisis. If the answer is ‘No,’ there is no crisis.
– Unknown
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It takes years to develop into the kind of human being you want to be.
– Ziggy Marley
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Discipline without freedom is tyranny; freedom without discipline is chaos.
– Cullen Hightower
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Freedom is actually a bigger game than power. Power is about what you can control. Freedom is about what you can unleash.
– Harriet Rubin
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Change is not a process for the impatient. – Barbara Reinhold, Director Career Development Office, Smith
College, Northhampton, Mass
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In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing. – Theodore Roosevelt
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Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life. – William Blake
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People do their best work when they are passionately engaged in what they are doing. – Erie S. Raymond in FastCompany
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Find your passion and make it your profession … and you’ll never work again. – Janice Rockett
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George Santayana’s famous statement: “Those who cannot remember the pastare condemned to repeat it.”
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-sourness and bitterness come from the interfering and unappreciative mind- Benjamin Hoff- the tao of pooh
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A man who works with his hands is a laborer, a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftman, a man who works with his hands, his brain and his heart is an artist, –Louis Nizer
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Creation is only the projectiom into a form that alreapy exists –Shrimad Bhagavatan
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Youth is quality that if you haue it, you never loose it. –Frank Lloyd Wright.
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we are all people of color, we just come in different shades
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“One must have chaos in ones self in order to give birth to a dancing star.” – Fredrick Nietzsche
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“To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.” – Joseph Chilton Pearce
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Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. – Eleanor Roosevelt
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You don’t have to control your thoughts, you just have to stop letting them control you. – Dan Millman
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We often fear being rejected so very much that we reject ourselves first before anyone else has the chance. – Anon
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Love cures people–both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. – Dr. Karl Menninger
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True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. – George Washington
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Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone who is not obsessed with being right? – Wayne W. Dyer
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Life is never boring, but some people choose to be bored…. Boredom is a choice. – Wayne W. Dyer
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“quienes se sienten atraidos por la no violencia deberían según sus capacidades y posibilidades unirse al experimento” Gandhi
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It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance. – Thomas Huxley
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Rules make the learner’s path long, examples make it short and successful. – Seneca
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A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do. – Bob Dylan
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“The difference between insanity and genius is success.” – Jonathan Price, Tomorrow Never Dies
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Freedom does not come automatically; it is achieved. And it is not gained in a single bound; it must be achieved each day. – Rollo May (Man’s Search for Himself)
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Doubt is often the beginning of wisdom. – M. Scott Peck
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The spirit is the master; imagination the tool, and the body the plastic material …The power of the imagination is a great factor in medicine. It may produce diseases in man and in animals, and it may cure them ..Ills of the body may be cured by physical remedies or by the power of the spirit acting through the soul. – Paracelsus, Father of Modern Medicine.
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What makes greatness is starting something that lives after you. – Ralph W. Sockman
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In the end we can never be given knowledge by others; we can only be stimulated. We must develop our own knowledge. – Charles T. Tart
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Maturity of mind is the capacity to endure uncertainty. – John Finley
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I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. – Bill Cosby
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You should not confuse your career with your life. – Dave Barry
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The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Empty pockets never held a man back. Only empty heads ana empty hearts can do that. –Norman Vincent Peale
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Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions. –Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), Spanish artist. Conversation avec Picasso, in Cahiers d’Art, vol. 10, no. 10 (Paris, 1935; tr. in Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Picasso: Fifty Years of His Art, 1946).
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Not failure, but low aim is crime James Russel Lowell
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How a minority,
reaching a majority
seizing authority
hates a minority Leonard H. Robbins
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We are what we love Erick Erickson
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Genius is one tenth inspiration and nine tenths perspiration Thomas Edison ============================================
I’d like to know what this show is all about before it’s out Piet Hein (poet)
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It’s become appallingly clear that our technology has surpasses our humanity Albert Einstein
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Only a life lived for others is a life worth while Albert Einstein
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There is so much comedy in television, does that cause comedy in the streets?
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A fool must now and then be right, by chance William Cowper
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In the middle of any difficulty lies an opportunity Albert Einstein
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God made everything out of nothing. But the nothingness shows through. Paul Valery
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Everybody believes very easily whatever he fears or desires Jean de la Fontaine
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We judge our selves by what we feel capable of doing, while other judge us by what we have already done. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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When the authorities warn you about the sinfulness of sex, there is one lesson to be learned: do not sleep with the authorities
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If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you might as well make it dance George Bernard Shaw
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The actions of men are the best interpretations of their thoughts John Locke
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An Atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support Harry Emerson Fosdick
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We have seen the enemy, and he is in us Walt Kelly (Pogo)
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Waiting to die is not living Akira Kurasawa
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Think of the worst, wish for the best
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Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds Albert Einstein
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It’s always in season for the old to learn Aeschylus
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The idea is to die young as late as possible Ashley Montaque
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When all think alike, then no one is thinking Walter Lippmann
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Life is too important to take seriously
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The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they are going to be when you kill them… William Clayton
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When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools Shakespeare
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The thing is to become a master and in your old age to acquire the courage to do what children did when knew nothing Henry Miller
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Appearances often are deceiving Aesop
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Every man desires to live long, but no man would be old Jonathan Swift
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There are no atheists in fox holes William Thomas Cummings
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I am an optimist, but I’m an optimist that carries a raincoat Sir Harold Wilson
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Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler Albert Einstein
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Love art, of all lies it is the least untrue Gustave Flaubert
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A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices William James
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A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them P.J. O’Rourke
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Is it progress if a cannibal uses a knife and fork? Stanislaw Lec
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Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth Pablo Picasso
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Assassination is the extreme form of censorship George Bernard Shaw
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It is a great ability to be able to conceal ones ability La Rochefoucauld
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Any kiddy in school can love like a fool, but hating, my boy, is an art Ogden Nash
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The tree is known by his fruit Bible
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Half of the people in the world are below average
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Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former Albert Einstein
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Once a decision is decided, all experience is selectively interpreted to support it
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The curse of ignorance is that man without being good or evil is nevertheless satisfied with himself Sophocles
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The secret of being a bore is to tell everything Voltaire
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In America sex is an obsession; in other parts of the world it is a fact. Marlene Dietrich
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The cruelest lies are often told in silence Robert Louis Stevenson
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited, imagination encircles the world. Albert Einstein
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Anger is brief madness -Horace
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A fool always finds a bigger fool to admire him -Nicolas Boileau
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I have been a stranger in a strange land -Bible
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Those who hate you win unless you hate them -richard nixon
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Compassion is the chief law of human existence. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun -Pablo Picasso
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There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps. – Peter A. Cohen, Investment banker (b. 1954)
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Your work is to discover your work, and then with all your heart to give yourself to it. – Buddha
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It is a good and safe rule to sojourn in every place as if you meant to spend you’re life there, never omitting an opportunity of doing a kindness, or speaking a true word, or making a friend. – Ruskin
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If the human body recognized agony and frustration, people would never run marathons, have babies or play baseball. – Carlton Fisk (Chicago White Sox catcher)
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There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. -Buckminster Fuller
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Many people live alone and like it, but most of them live alone and look at it. – Burgess
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Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. – Jesus of Nazareth
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No one can deal with the hearts of men unless he has the sympathy which is given by love. – Henry Ward Beecher
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When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness. – Joseph Campbell
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To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, but to imagine your facts is another. – John Burroughs
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A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit by them, and strong enough to correct them. – McKenzie
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A Persons Aspirations–A man’s worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions. – Marcus Aurelius
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As a man thinketh so is he, and as a man chooseth so is he. – Emerson
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No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character. -Robespierre
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Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can. – Lowell Thomas, American politician, author (b. 1923)
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God lives behind a huge mountain called ‘ i ‘
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Character is made by what you stand for; reputation, by what you fall for. – Robert Quillen
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Let him who would move the world first move himself. – Socrates
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The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships. –Abraham Lincoln
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It’s fine telling people to change. But the real measure of change is: Can you change yourself? – an Executive
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I can’t imagine a person becoming a success who doesn’t give this game of life everything he’s got. – Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist (b. 1916)
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It is easier to be wise on behalf of others than to be so for ourselves. – La Rochefoucauld

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