Hard work performed in a disciplined manner will in most cases keep the worker fit and also prolong his life.
—Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (Indian Engineer)
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
—Elbert Hubbard (American Writer)
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
—Leo Buscaglia (American Motivational Speaker)
‘If something’s free, I’ll take two,’ a mentor of mine once said. His point was that people don’t value things they don’t pay for.
—Edwin Feulner (American Economist)
A great mentor is one who aims for others’ abilities to surpass his own.
We reap what we sow. We are the makers of our own fate. None else has the blame, none has the praise.
—Swami Vivekananda (Indian Hindu Mystic)
A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.
—Laozi (Chinese Philosopher)
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
—Dwight D. Eisenhower (American Head of State)
Throughout his life, a wise man engages in practice of all his useful, rarely used skills, many of them outside his discipline, as a sort of duty to his better self. If he reduces the number of skills he practices and, therefore, the number of skills he retains, he will naturally drift into error from man with a hammer tendency. … Skills of a very high order can be maintained only with daily practice.
A cheerful thought in you produces cheerful thoughts in others. You are filled with joy and intense delight when you see a batch of hilarious children playing mirthfully and dancing in joy.
Be prepared to take some shit in life; just do not take more than a mouthful at a time.
—Movie: Forrest Gump