Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
He who has a why to live for can bear with almost any how.
From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.
Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Any idiot can face a crisis – it’s day to day living that wears you out.
I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.
“A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.”
“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you
can determine how it will be spent.”
“Perhaps in time the so-called dark ages will be thought of as including
Georg C. Lichtenberg
“New Year’s Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this
does not encourage them to take up more of my time.”
“The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is
called a grandparent.”
“There’s a lot of terrible things goin’ on all the time, but you gotta try and
have some fun in the end.”
“The thing about my music is, there really is no point.”
“Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘Nice Doggie’ until you can find a rock.”
“Mediocre people have an answer for everything and are astonished at nothing.”
“Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
“What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.”
“Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.”
“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”
“The greatest misfortune that ever befell man was the invention of printing.”
“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”
“Beware, lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.”
“Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”
“When you sell a man a book, you don’t sell him twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue, you sell him a whole new life.”