Having imagination, it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that, if you were unimaginative, would take you only a minute. Or you might not write the paragraph at all.
— Franklin Pierce Adams
Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors.
— Jonas Salk
When I have been listened to and when I have been heard, I am able to re-perceive my world in a new way and to go on. It is astonishing how elements that seem insoluble become soluble when someone listens, how confusions that seem irremediable turn into relatively clear flowing streams when one is heard. I have deeply appreciated the times that I have experienced this sensitive, empathic, concentrated listening.
— Carl Rogers
Act boldly and unseen forces will come to your aid.
— Dorothea Brande
It is the customer, and the customer alone, who casts the vote that determines how big any company should be…. The regulations laid down by the consuming public are far more potent and far less flexible than any code of law, merely through the exercise of the natural forces of trade.
— Crawford Greenewalt
When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
— Jimi Hendrix
Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: (1) It’s completely impossible. (2) It’s possible, but it’s not worth doing. (3) I said it was a good idea all along.
— Arthur C. Clarke
Listen to everything, forget much, correct little.
— Pope John XXIII