Hate the sin & not the sinner is a percept which, though easy enough to understand, is rarely practiced, and therefore the poison of hatred spreads in the world.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (Indian Hindu Political leader)
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
—Norman Vincent Peale (American Clergyman, Self-Help Author)
Fear collides with our most conservative self and allows us to stop before we try, dismiss before we think, mock before we imagine.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
—Francis Bacon (English Philosopher)
Chance favors the prepared mind.
—Louis Pasteur (French Biologist)
The delight we inspire in others, has this enchanting peculiarity. That, unlike any other reflection, returns to us more radiant than ever.
—Victor Hugo (French Novelist)
Practice no vice because it’s trivial… Neglect no virtue because it’s so.
To be able to stand not knowing long enough for something alive to take shape.
—Lynda Barry (American Cartoonist)