People’s minds are like parachutes. To function properly they must first be open.

Lord Thomas Dewar
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  • 2 years ago
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To live only for some future goal is shallow. It’s the side of the mountain which sustain life, not the top. Here’s where things grow.

Robert M. Pirsig
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  • 3 years ago
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The future is not a result of choices among alternative paths offered by the present, but a place that is created—created first in the mind and will, created next in activity. The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating.

Unknown
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  • 3 years ago
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There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, ‘Yes I’ve got dreams, of course I’ve got dreams.’ Then they put the box away and bring it out once in awhile to look in it, and yep, they’re still there.

Erma Bombeck
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  • 3 years ago

It has been said that we need just three things in life: something to do, something to look forward to and someone to love.

Unknown
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  • 4 years ago
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We work in the dark - we do what we can - we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.

Henry James
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  • 4 years ago
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Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.

Anatole France
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  • 4 years ago

For most of those which were great once were small today; and those that used to be small were great in my own time. Knowing, therefore, that human prosperity never abides in the same place, I shall pay special attention to both alike.

Herodotus
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  • 4 years ago

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18
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  • 4 years ago

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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  • 4 years ago

Men are conservatives when they are least vigorous, or when they are most luxurious. They are conservatives after dinner.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  • 4 years ago

The man who first abused his fellows with swear-words instead of bashing their brains out with a club should be counted among those who laid the foundations of civilization.

John Cohen
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  • 4 years ago

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.

Bertrand Russell
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  • 4 years ago

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Jerome K. Jerome
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  • 4 years ago

As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes undisguisable from the evil that they set out to destroy.

Christopher Dawson
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  • 4 years ago
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