The best way to predict the future is to create it.
—Peter Drucker (Austrian-born Management Consultant)
Most men want knowledge, not for itself, but for the superiority which knowledge confers; and the means they employ to secure this superiority are as wrong as the ultimate object, for no man can ever end with being superior, who will not begin with being inferior.
—Sydney Smith (English Anglican Writer)
Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That is voting.
—Robert Frost (American Poet)
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
—Jim Rohn (American Entrepreneur)
Although words exist for the most part for the transmission of ideas, there are some which produce such violent disturbance in our feelings that the role they play in the transmission of ideas is lost in the background.
—Albert Einstein (German-born Theoretical Physicist)
Love is the only flower that grows and blossoms without the aid of seasons.
—Khalil Gibran (Lebanese-born American Philosopher)
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
—Virginia Woolf (English Novelist)
It is the little bits of things that fret and worry us; we can dodge a elephant, but we can’t dodge a fly.
—Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw) (American Humorist)
There is only one meaning of life, the act of living itself.
—Erich Fromm (German Psychologist)
In solitude, where we are least alone.
—Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron) (English Romantic Poet)
Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.
—J. P. Morgan (American Businessperson)
There is a price which is too great to pay for peace, and that price can be put in one word. One cannot pay the price of self-respect.
—Woodrow Wilson (American Head of State)