Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
—Samuel Taylor Coleridge (English Poet)
To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.
—Tryon Edwards (American Theologian)
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
—Albert Einstein (German-born Theoretical Physicist)
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
—Zig Ziglar (American Author)
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)
They can take, by force as the case too often proves to be, the products of your energy. they can plunder what you have sown, by force as the case too often proves to be. but that you have produced, that you have sown anything at all, these are circumstances over which you, and no other, are the master.
It is not what he has, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.
—Henri Frederic Amiel (Swiss Philosopher)
Between the wish and the thing, life lies waiting.
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
—Emile Zola (French Novelist)
In all things it is better to hope than to despair.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German Poet)