Habit, my friend, is practice long pursued, that at last becomes man himself.Evenus
Courage is saying, Maybe what I'm doing isn't working maybe I should try something else.Anna Lappe
I want to emphasize in the great concentration which we now place upon scientists and engineers how much we still need the men and women educated in the liberal tradition, willing to take the long look, undisturbed by prejudices and slogans of the moment, who attempt to make an honest judgment on difficult events.John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.Chinese Proverb
With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud.Confucius
A great chessplayer is not a great man, for he leaves the world as he found it.William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of Hating
Talent does what it can genius does what it must.
The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal but ideas are immortal.