Aldous Huxley Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
W.C. Fields Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Science is to see what everyone else has seen but think what no one else has thought.
Aldous Huxley Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
William James Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
Anatole France Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream.
Doug Larson Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
Unknown Never deprive someone of hope -- it may be all they have.
Niccolo Machiavelli War is a profession by which a man cannot live honorably; an employment by which the soldier, if he would reap any profit, is obliged to be false, rapacious, and cruel.
Robertson Davies The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past.
Edward Kennedy The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.
Friedrich Nietzsche Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
Helen Keller Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
Lloyd Jones The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try nothing and succeed.
John Lennon All we are saying is give peace a chance.
Haitian Proverb Do not insult the mother alligator until after you have crossed the river.
Albert Einstein The individual must not merely wait and criticize, he must defend the cause the best he can. The fate of the world will be such as the world deserves.
Rita Rudner Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them.
Stephen Nachmanovitch The noun of self becomes a verb. This flashpoint of creation in the present moment is where work and play merge.
Seneca I do not distinguish by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge.
Horace Walpole The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Bruce Barton If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
George Santayana Sanity is a madness put to good use.
F. Scott Fitzgerald I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.