"A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains."

-- Dutch proverb

"A mind is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled."

-- Plutarch

"I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody."

--Herbert B. Swope

"War does not determine who is right - only who is left."

--Bertrand Russell

"I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that do not work."

-- Thomas Edison

"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."


"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration."

--Thomas A. Edison

"Sometimes you have to look reality in the eye and just deny it."

--Garrison Keillor

"Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger."

--Franklin P. Jones

"Many of the truths that we cling to depend on our point of view."

--Obi-Wan Kenobi

"Try not. Do or do not, there is no try..."


"If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?"

--Paul Harvey

"Knowledge speaks, wisdom listens."


"Here's a bumper sticker I'd like to see: We are the proud parents of a child who has resisted his teacher's attempts to break his spirit and bend him to the will of his corporate masters"

--George Carlin

"Imagination is more important than knowledge"

--Albert Einstein

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