Practice no vice because it’s trivial… Neglect no virtue because it’s so.
— Chinese Proverb
To be able to stand not knowing long enough for something alive to take shape!
— Lynda Barry
Hate the sin & not the sinner is a percept which, though easy enough to understand, is rarely practiced, and therefore the poison of hatred spreads in the world.
— Mohandas K. Gandhi
Fear collides with our most conservative self
and allows us to stop before we try,
dismiss before we think, mock before we imagine.
— Carol Lloyd
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
— Francis Bacon
Chance favors the prepared mind.
— Louis Pasteur
A politician thinks of the next election
– a statesman, of the next generation.
— James Freeman Clarke
The delight we inspire in others, has this enchanting peculiarity. That, unlike any other reflection, returns to us more radiant than ever.
— Victor Hugo
Discretion is the salt, and fancy the sugar of life; the one preserves, the other sweetens it.
— Christian Nestell Bovee
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and
who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts,
find that new worlds open for them.
As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
— Norman Vincent Peale