Quotes and thoughts

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
Lorraine Hansberry

The worst solitude is to be destituted of sincere friendship.
Francis Bacon

You only grow when you are alone.
Paul Newman

It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means.
Albert Einstein

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

Is it so bad to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
Henry Ward Beecher

Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.
Madame de Staƫl

There's no use talking about the problem unless you talk about the solution.
Betty Williams

Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.
Anne Sullivan

Live truth instead of expressing it.
Elbert Hubbard


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