Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
—Friedrich Schiller (German Poet)
We forget ourselves and our destinies in health; and the chief use of temporary sickness is to remind us of these concerns.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
—George Goodman (American Economist)
The fact is, the difference between peak performers and everybody else are much smaller than everybody else thinks.
—Charles A. Garfield
Our hope of immortality does not come from any religions, but nearly all religions come from that hope.
—Robert G. Ingersoll (American Atheist Politician)
If one man conquer in battle a thousand times thousand men, and if another conquer himself, he is the greatest of conquerors.
—The Dhammapada (Buddhist Anthology of Verses)
The worst of all fears is the fear of living.
—Theodore Roosevelt (American Head of State)
We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize.
—Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnamese Buddhist Religious Leader)