The common man is not concerned about the passage of time, the man of talent is driven by it.
—Arthur Schopenhauer (German Philosopher)
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
—Elie Wiesel (Romanian-born American Writer)
Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
—Warren Buffett (American Investor)
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
—Eleanor Roosevelt (American First Lady)
Prayer enlarges the heart until it is capable of containing God’s gift to himself.
—Mother Teresa (Albanian Catholic Humanitarian)
Men who are occupied in the restoration of health to other men, by the joint exertion of skill and humanity, are above all the great of the earth. They even partake of divinity, since to preserve and renew is almost as noble as to create.
—Voltaire (French Philosopher)
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
—Wayne Dyer (American Motivational Writer)
Those who give too much attention to trifling things become generally incapable of great ones.
—Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them; power flows to the man who knows how.
—Elbert Hubbard (American Writer)
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.
—William James (American Philosopher)
Be like a sponge when it comes to each new experience. If you want to be able to express it well, you must first be able to absorb it well.
—Jim Rohn (American Entrepreneur)