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The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why. *Mark Twain*

What I hear, I forget; what I see, I remember; but what I do, I understand. *Confucius*

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.  *Henry David Thoreau*

It is not the critic who counts… The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena… who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly. *Theodore Roosevelt*

No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap. *Carrie Snow*

The greatest tragedy of the family is the unlived lives of the parents.*C.G.Jung*

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. *Lao Tzu*

Give me books, fruit, French wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors, played by someone I do not know. I admire lolling on a lawn by a water-lilied pond to eat white currants and see goldfish, and go to the fair in the evening if I’m good.*John Keats*

Information is not knowledge. *Albert Einstein*

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.*Maria Robinson*

The only thing constant in life is change. *Francois de La Rochefoucauld*

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime. *Mark Twain*

Anything or anyone that does not bring you fully alive is too small for you. *David Whyte*

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.*C.G.Jung*

There is no growth in the comfort zone; there is no comfort in the growth zone.

It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn’t. *Martin Van Buren*

To know who rules over you, simply learn the name of whom you are not allowed to criticize. *Voltaire*

The truth has never harmed a just cause. *Mahatma Gandhi*

In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes an act of revolution. *George Orwell*

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.*Lewis Mumford*

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. *Ralph Waldo Emerson*

Vita Celebratio Est (Life Is a Celebration) *Larry Hagman*

I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. *Henry David Thoreau*

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe. *Albert Einstein*

We should treat all the trivial things of life seriously, and all the serious things of life with sincere and studied triviality. *Oscar Wilde*

If the nineteenth century was a world of privacy and prudery, a world of closed doors and drawn blinds, then the world of the twenty-first century is the world of the one-way mirror, the world of the all-seeing eye. *Lawrence Friedman*

Mistakes are the portals of discovery. *James Joyce*

A government big enough to give you everything that you want, is big enough to take away everything that you have. *Thomas Jefferson*

You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it. *Scott McNealy*

The greatest danger to good computer science research today may be excessive relevance… Another danger is that commercial pressure of one sort or another will divert the attention of the best thinkers from real innovation to exploitation of the current fad, from prospecting to mining a known lode. *Dennis Ritchie*

The privacy you’re concerned about is largely an illusion. All you have to give up is your illusions, not any of your privacy. *Larry Ellison*

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.  Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.  Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. * Steve Jobs *

Stay hungry, stay foolish. * Steve Jobs *

Into my heart an air that kills From yon far country blows: What are those blue remembered hills, What spires, what farms are those? That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, The happy highways where I went And cannot come home again. *A. E. Housman’s A Shropshire Lad*

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. *Japanese Proverb*

If you want happiness for a lifetime – help the next generation.*Buddhist Proverb*

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.  *James Matthew Barrie*

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.*Japanese Proverb*

The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had means, time, influence and educational advantages; the question is what he will do with the things he has. The moment a young man ceases to dream or to bemoan his lack of opportunities and resolutely looks his conditions in the face, and resolves to change them, he lays the corner-stone of a solid and honorable success.* Hamilton Wright Mabie*

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.* Johann Wolfgang von Goethe *

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.* Winston Churchill*

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.* Ralph Waldo Emerson*

Take heed: you do not find what you do not seek. – *English Proverb *

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.” *Ralph Waldo Emerson*

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. *George S. Patton *

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.* St. Clement of Alexandra*

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities. *Ralph Waldo Emerson *

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day. *Thornton Wilder*

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.* Arthur C. Clarke*

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks. *Johann Gottfried Von Herder *

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.* Aristotle*

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need. *Voltaire *

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.* Benjamin Disraeli*

You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.* Author Unknown*

The best way out is always through.* Robert Frost*

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.* William B. Sprague*

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.* Samuel Johnson*

Fortune favors the brave.* Publius Terence*

He who hesitates is lost.* Proverb*

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

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. *Albert Einstein *

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.* Matthew Prior*

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.* Lucretius*

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose– a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.* Mary Shelley*

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.* Ralph Waldo Emerson*

Trust the dreams for hidden in them is the gate to eternity.* Kahlil Gibran*

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. *Henry David Thoreau *

All men dream but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible. *T.E. Lawrence *

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.* Henry David Thoreau*

So often times it happens that we live our lives in chains And we never even know we have the key. *Lyrics from/ Already Gone/, performed by the Eagles for their 1974 /On the Border/ album *

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough not to lose the dream in the seeking of it.* William Faulkner*

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.* Patrick Henry*

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.* Lanston Hughes*

You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one.* Henry D. Thoreau*

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.* Eleanor Roosevelt*

Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer. *Marcia Wieder*

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.* Henry David Thoreau *

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.* Paul Valery *

A skillful man reads his dreams for self-knowledge, yet not the details but the quality.* Ralph Waldo Emerson*

Our waking hours form the text of our lives, our dreams, the commentary.* Anonymous*

Hope is the dream of the waking man.* French Proverb*

To unpathed waters, undreamed shores. *William Shakespeare*

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