Quotes and thoughts

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
Robert Frost

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
Napoleon Bonaparte

It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.
Miguel de Cervantes

Genius is eternal patience.

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Anne Frank

Those who know are wise. Those who know themselves are enlightened.

Either we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both possibilities are equally terrifying.
Arthur Clark

Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.
Sun Tzu

It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.
Andre Gide

The person who has had a bull by the tail once has learned 60 or 70 times as much as a person who hasn't.
Mark Twain

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago; the second best time is now.
Chinese proverb


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