Each of us is responsible for everything and to every human being.
—Simone de Beauvoir (French Philosopher)
It is not the burden but the overburden that kills the beast.
Life is a great and wondrous mystery, and the only thing we know that we have for sure is what is right here right now. Don’t miss it.
—Leo Buscaglia (American Motivational Speaker)
In bad fortune hold out, in good hold in.
Memory is a paradise out of which fate cannot drive us.
—Alexandre Dumas fils (French Dramatist, Novelist)
There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.
—Roland Barthes (French Literary Theorist)
One’s self-image is very important because if that’s in good shape, then you can do anything, or practically anything.
—John Gielgud (British Actor, Director)
Intelligence makes clear to us the interrelationship of means and ends. But mere thinking cannot give us a sense of the ultimate and fundamental ends. To make clear these fundamental ends and valuations and to set them fast in the emotional life of the individual, seems to me precisely the most important function which religion has to form in the social life of man.
—Albert Einstein (German-born Theoretical Physicist)
Every truth we see is one to give to the world, not to keep to ourselves alone.
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton (American Social Reformer)
A person’s heart is in his feet.
The key to why things change is the key to everything.
—James E. Burke (American Business Executive)
Ideas move rapidly when their time comes.
—Carolyn Gold Heilbrun (American Feminist Scholar)
So celebrate what you’ve accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.
—Mia Hamm (American Soccer Player)
Definition of worry: duress rehearsal.
The heart has always the pardoning power.
—Sophie Swetchine (Russian Mystic, Writer)
A few heart-whole, sincere, and energetic men and women can do more in a year than a mob in a century.
—Swami Vivekananda (Indian Hindu Monk, Mystic)
Radiant with heavenly pity, lost in care for those he knew not, save as fellow-lives.
—Edwin Arnold (English Poet)
There is a wide difference between speaking to deceive, and being silent to be impenetrable.
—Voltaire (French Philosopher, Author)