If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
—Anne Bradstreet (English Poet)
The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modem world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
—Bertrand A. Russell (British Philosopher)
Memories are tucked away, but not forgotten.
October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.
—Mark Twain (American Humorist)
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
—Aristotle (Ancient Greek Philosopher)
To change one’s life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.
—William James (American Philosopher)
When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than youever dreamed yourself to be.
—Patanjali (Indian Hindu Philosopher)
The sun, though it passes through dirty places, yet remains as pure as before.
—Francis Bacon (English Philosopher)
One man all by himself is nothing. Two people who belong together make a world.