I think every person should be able to enjoy life. Try to decide what you most enjoy doing, and then look around to see if there is a job for which you could prepare yourself that would enable you to continue having this sort of joy.
—Linus Pauling (American Chemist)
He who has no opinion of his own, but depends upon the opinion and taste of others, is a slave.
—Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (German Poet)
In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious.
—Blaise Pascal (French Catholic Mathematician)
It’s sometimes hard to make choices about where you invest; it’s equally hard to make choices about where you don’t invest and what you eliminate.
—Anne M. Mulcahy (American Businessperson)
Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves.
—Pema Chodron (American Buddhist Nun)
Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
—Oprah Winfrey (American TV Personality)
The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them.
—D. H. Lawrence (English Novelist)
Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.
—Edgar Degas (French Painter)