The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it. If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.
—Tallulah Bankhead (American Actor)
If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade.
—Tom Peters (American Management Consultant)
Contemplate the wonders of creation, the Divine dimension of their being, not as a dim configuration that is presented to you from a distance, but as the reality in which you live.
—Abraham Isaac Kook (Latvian-born Jewish Rabbi)
Old persons are sometimes as unwilling to die as tired-out children are to say good night and go to bed.
—Sheridan Le Fanu (Irish Novelist)
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
—Joseph Addison (English Essayist)
If things are not going well with you, begin your effort at correcting the situation by carefully examining the service you are rendering, and especially the spirit in which you are rendering it.
—Roger Babson (American Entre)
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we’re gonna be dizzy and we’re gonna make mistakes.
—Mel Brooks (American Film Actor)
To know that which lies before us in daily life is the prime wisdom.
—John Milton (English Poet)