All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players.

-William Shakespeare


Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.

-Washington Irving


The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges.

-Martin Luther King Jr.


Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

-Henry Ford


Those who play the game do not see it as clearly as those who watch.

-Chinese Proverb


Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

-Leonardo da Vinci


Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


The defect of equality is that we desire it only with our superiors.

- Henry Becque


You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.

- Plato


What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.



Without adventure civilization is in full decay.

-Alfred North Whitehead


All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small.

-Lao Tzu


All glory comes from daring to begin.

-Eugene F. Ware


We must either find a way or make one.



Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.

- Edward de Bono


Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk--and to act.

-Maxwell Maltz


If you are going to be original, you are going to be wrong a lot.



It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

-Herman Melville


In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

-Theodore Roosevelt


Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.

-Napoleon Bonaparte


The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may bemerely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.

-Albert Einstein


What does not destroy me makes me strong.

-Friedrich Nietzche


Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.



Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

-Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.

-Erica Jong


The world is an ocean of fools with a few islands of reason.  






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