What is now proven was once only imagined.
—William Blake (English Poet)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
There are things of deadly earnest that can only be mentioned under the cover of a joke.
—John James Procter
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
—Antoine de Saint-Exupery (French Novelist, Aviator)
And when mistakes occur, let them become instructive, not destructive.
—Neal A. Maxwell (American Mormon Religious Leader)
Money is not the point. It is an indication that I have succeeded in the grand adventure of understanding reality.
—George Soros (American Investor)
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not of caution but of fear.
—Edmund Burke (Irish Political leader)
My creed is this: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so.
—Robert G. Ingersoll (American Atheist Politician)
To know what we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
—Confucius (Chinese Philosopher)
Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.