What a man wants to do he generally can do, if he wants to badly enough.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German Poet)
Stop judging so that you will not be judged. Otherwise, you will be judged by the same standard you use to judge others. The standards you use for others will be applied to you.
—The Holy Bible (Scripture in the Christian Faith)
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
—Abraham Maslow (American Psychologist)
Faith is the pierless bridge supporting what we see unto the scene that we do not.
—Emily Dickinson (American Poet)
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses, and disappointments; but let us have patience, and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
—Joseph Addison (English Essayist)
It is the business of the future to be dangerous…. The major advances in civilization are processes that all but wreck the societies in which they occur.
—Alfred North Whitehead (English Mathematician)
Fair and softly goes far.
—Miguel de Cervantes (Spanish Novelist)
Indulge in procrastination, and in time you will come to this, that because a thing ought to be done, therefore you can’t do it.
There is change in all things. You yourself are subject to continual change and some decay, and this is common to the entire universe.
—Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus
Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.
—Niccolo Machiavelli (Florentine Political Philosopher)