Random Quotes

William Blake

Better to shun the bait than struggle in the snare.

Buddha, Gautama Buddha, or The Buddha, also Gotama Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha and Buddha Śākyamuni

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Life is action and passion; therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at period of being judged not to have lived.

Jill Tarter, fully Jill Cornell Tarter

YES, you can have it ALL - just don't expect it to be easy (actually it won't just be hard, it will be massively difficult, but worth every struggle). Try to ignore gender biased counseling, and do whatever it is you love to do.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

The history of exploration has never been driven by exploration. But Columbus himself was a discoverer. So was Magellan. But the people who wrote checks were not. They had other motivations.

Steve Forbes, fully Malcolm Stevenson "Steve" Forbes, Jr.

I am withdrawing from the presidential contest but I am not withdrawing from the public square,

A. A. Milne, fully Alan Alexander "A. A." Milne

When you do the things that you can do, you will find a way.

Warren Bennis, fully Warren Gamaliel Bennis

Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.

Miguel de Cervantes, fully Miguel de Cervantes Saaversa

Tell me what company you keep and I'll tell you what you are (thou art).

Samuel Rogers

Across the threshold led, and every tear kissed off as soon as shed, his house she enters, there to be a light shining within when all without is night; a guardian-angel o'er his life presiding, doubling his pleasure, and his cares dividing!

Susan B. Anthony, fully Susan Brownell Anthony

Independence is happiness.

George Bernard Shaw

Property is organized robbery.

Martin Luther

I never work better than when I am inspired by anger. When I am angry I can, write, pray, and preach well; for then my whole temperament is quickened, my understanding sharpened, and all mundane vexations and temptations depart.

Zen Proverbs and Thoughts

In what is seen there should be just the seen; in what is heard there should be just the heard; in what is sensed there should be just the sensing; in what is thought there should be just the thought.

Korean Proverbs

Put something off for one day, and ten days will pass.

Erik Erickson

Love... is mutuality of devotion forever subduing the antagonisms inherent in divided functions.

Richard and Mary-Alice Jafolla

Every thought, feeling, word, and action, whether large or small is a cause which sets into motion an eventual corresponding effect. You don’t always sow where you sow, but you always reap what you sow. You can always, at any moment, put a new cause into motion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Dishonesty is forsaking of permanent for temporary advantage.

Russian Proverbs

You can?t do everything at once.

Zen Proverbs and Thoughts

Support thy mother and father, Cherish loved ones and children. This is a blessing.

William Ewart Gladstone

The oppression of a majority is detestable and odious: the oppression of a minority is only by one degree less detestable and odious.

Salman Khan, fully Salman Amin "Sal" Khan

Sometimes I think people confuse rote learning with traditional conceptual instruction. A good traditional conceptual instruction is what I got from my better professors at MIT. They would be at a chalkboard, and they would literally be explaining something and working through a problem, but it wasn't rote. They were explaining the underlying theory and processes and intuition behind it. And some people just assume that if you have an equation on the board or you are working through mathematical symbols that it is somehow rote, which is not the case.

Giordano Bruno, born Filippo Bruno

Wise men know that God is in things and that divinity is latent in nature.

Stephen Covey, fully Stephen Richards Covey

If our feelings control our actions, it is because we have abdicated our responsibility and empowered them to do so.

William Shakespeare

O, 'tis a parlous boy, bold, quick, ingenious, forward, capable. He is all the mother's, from the top to toe.