Quotes and thoughts

It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.

There are two levers for moving men —interest and fear.
Napoleon Bonaparte

A poet is someone who is astonished by everything.

There is nothing impossible to those who try.
Alexander the Great

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are good is like expecting the bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.
Dennis Wholey

When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
Mae West

Wit is educated insolence.

Do, or do not. There is no 'try'.
Yoda (by George Lucas)

Men have become the tools of their tools.
Henry David Thoreau

Become who you are.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Don’t be so humble —you are not that great.
Golda Meir

In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock.
Orson Welles


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