February 20, 2014

My favourite quotes - revisited

"I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand"
Confucius

"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why."
Mark Twain

"Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that"
Norman Vincent Peale 

"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects."  
Robert A. Heinlein

 "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."
Oscar Wilde 

"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."
Pablo Picasso


 "It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt."
Mark Twain

"Illusion is the first of all pleasures."
Oscar Wilde

"When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all."
Theodore Roosevelt  


"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."
Sir Winston Churchill 


"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."
Sir Winston Churchill  


"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."
Scott Adams 


"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
Albert Einstein

1 comment:

Sara said...

I felt the urge to click on a metaphorical Facebook 'like' button after reading these. =D