Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
—Bob Newhart (American Comedian)
It happens a little unluckily that the persons who have the most infinite contempt of money are the same that have the strongest appetite for the pleasures it procures.
—William Shenstone (English Poet)
The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The meaning of life is to give your gift away.
—David Viscott (American Psychiatrist)
Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
Establish specific objectives, and move steadily toward them. A rudder won’t control a drifting boat; it must be underway. Similarly, you need to be moving forward to gain control of your life.
—Richard G. Scott (American Mormon Religious Leader)
Knowledge is a sacred cow, and my problem will be how we can milk her while keeping clear of her horns.
The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it, put your whole soul into it—every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.
—John D. Rockefeller III (American Philanthropist)
Happiness doesn’t depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel towards what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much.
—William D. Hoard (American Elected Rep)
The trouble with experience is that by the time you have it you are too old to take advantage of it.
—Jimmy Connors (American Sportsperson)
Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect.
—Margaret Mitchell (American Author)