There is nothing more frightening than a bustling ignorance.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German Poet)
Life needs penalties and rewards for people. You can’t control people with only penalties. You have to think how to create rewards.
—Rudy Giuliani (American Politician)
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
If there is righteousness in the heart|There will be beauty in the character;|If there is beauty in the character|There will be harmony in the home;|When there is harmony in the home|There will be order in the nation;|When there is order in the nation|There will be peace in the world.
—Sathya Sai Baba (Indian Hindu Religious Leader)
Hear my words that I might teach you,|Take my arms that I might reach you.
—Simon & Garfunkel
A bamboo tree grows six inches in the first nineteen years and twenty feet in its twentieth year. The best time to plant a bamboo tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is.
—Yogi Berra (American Sportsperson)
I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
—Abraham Lincoln (American Head of State)