He who does something at the head of one regiment, will eclipse him who does nothing at the head of a hundred.
|In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me lay an invincible summer.||Albert Camus|
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice.
|There are biological functions that transfer signals. If someone is happy it almost literally rubs off on you.
||Alex Pentland, MIT|
|If you don't like your life, don't complain, start a new one.||Anna McDermott|
|A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.||Anna McDermott|
|There is nothing clever about not being happy.||Arnaud Desjardins|
|We enjoy the fruits of the prejudices and bigotry being lifted slowly--but irrevocably--from human hearts.||Barack Obama|
|Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.||B. Barton|
|Some people stay far away from the door if there's a chance of it opening up. They hear a voice in the hall outside and hope that it just passes by.||Billy Joel|
|Most of man's trouble comes from his inability to be still.||Blaise Pascal|
|An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth.||Bonnie Friedman|
|The secret of managing is keeping the guys who hate you away from the guys who are undecided.||Casey Stengel|
|You can make a rabbit run and jump, but you can't make it swim. (Know your strengths and weaknesses and give yourself a break.)||Chuck Browning|
|Great leaders don't have a particular style. They manage each person in the most effective way possible for that individual to achieve their greatest success.||Chuck Browning|
|A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.||Cicero|
We do not know which comes first: Death or tomorrow. When you truly comprehend this, kind words and good deeds become the order of the day.
There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, "Morning, boys, how's the water?" And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and then eventually one of them looks over at the other and goes, "What the hell is water?"
The capital-T Truth is about life before death. It is about making it to 30, or maybe 50, without wanting to shoot yourself in the head. It is about simple awareness -- awareness of what is so real and essential, so hidden in plain sight all around us, that we have to keep reminding ourselves, over and over: "This is water, this is water."
|David Foster Wallace|
|Instead of bending the truth to our lives, we need to bend our lives to the truth.||Don Donovan|
|Optimists are 9% less likely to develop heart disease and 30% less likely to die from it.||Dr. Nieca Goldberg, NYU|