New ideas are one of the most overrated concepts of our time. Most of the important ideas that we live with aren’t new at all.
—Andy Rooney (American Writer)
Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.
—Vince Lombardi (American Sportsperson)
The fool knows after he’s suffered.
—Hesiod (Greek Poet)
All you have shall some day be given; therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors.
—Khalil Gibran (Lebanese-born American Philosopher)
Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.
—Felix Frankfurter (American Judge)
Often you just have to rely on your intuition.
—Bill Gates (American Businessperson)
No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.
—Francis Marion Crawford (Italian-born American Novelist)
Conscience serves us especially to judge of the actions of others.
—Jean Antoine Petit-Senn (Swiss Poet)
Humans seek happiness as an end in itself, not as a means to something else.
—Aristotle (Ancient Greek Philosopher)
Occasionally, a man must rise above principles.
—Warren Buffett (American Investor)
A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he’s not a man of action. It is as if a tennis player before returning a ball stopped to think about his views of the physical and mental advantages of tennis. You must act as you breathe.
—Georges Clemenceau (French Head of State)
Children should be led into the right paths, not by severity, but by persuasion.
—Terence (Ancient Roman Playwright)
The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
—Denis Waitley (American Motivational Speaker)