Food for thought #37

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
Henry David Thoreau

 

 

“Why do they always teach us that it’s easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It’s the hardest thing in the world–to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.”
Ayn Rand

 

 

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead

 

 

 

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

 

 

“Fix your course on a star and you’ll navigate any storm.”                                                                                       Leonardo Da Vinci

Food for thought #34

“Deal only with things that are good. If you trade coal, you will be covered in black soot. But if you trade musk, you will smell of perfume.”

 

“Live totally, and live intensely, so that each moment becomes golden and your whole life becomes a series of golden moments.”

 

“When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign is solitude”.             – William Wordsworth

 

“It is not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is what are you so busy about?”                            – Henry David Thoreau

 

“We don’t laugh because we are happy. We are happy because we laugh.”       – William James