Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.
—Rene Descartes (French Philosopher, Mathematician)
An honest private man often grows cruel and abandoned when converted into an absolute prince. Give a man power of doing what he pleases with impunity, you extinguish his fear, and consequently overturn in him one of the great pillars of morality.
—Joseph Addison (English Essayist)
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
—Plato (Ancient Greek Philosopher)
The moment there is suspicion about a person’s motives, everything he does becomes tainted.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (Indian Hindu Political leader)
Reviewing what you have learned and learning anew, you are fit to be a teacher.
—Confucius (Chinese Philosopher)
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
—John F. Kennedy (American Head of State)
Think you can, think you can’t; either way, you’ll be right.
—Henry Ford (American Businessperson)
I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.
—William Shakespeare (British Playwright)
Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile!
Blessed be the hand that prepares a pleasure for a child, for there is no saying when and where it may bloom forth.
—Douglas William Jerrold (English Dramatist)
Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
—Herbert Hoover (American Head of State)
In every object there is inexhaustible meaning; the eye sees in it what the eye brings means of seeing.
—Thomas Carlyle (Scottish Writer)
Conscience and cowardice are really the same things.
—Oscar Wilde (Irish Poet)