Life is too short to be living somebody else's dream.
Right out of high school I never had the fear of getting beat, which is how most people lose.
Charm is the ability to make someone think that both of you are quite wonderful.
The world is not going into concentric blocs of power. It is actually going into a diffusion of power with more centres of decision-making than ever in human civilisation. That requires you to place yourself in far more hubs of power than ever before.
Cheerfulness greases the axles of the world.
Strange, is it not? That of the myriads who Before us pass'd the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the Road Which to discover we must travel too.
Cheerfulness removes the rust from the mind, lubricates our inward machinery, and enables us to do our work with fewer creaks and ;groans. If people were universally cheerful, probably there wouldn't be half the quarreling or a tenth part of the wickedness
Young poets bewail the passing of love old poets, the passing of time. There is surprisingly little difference.
There is no danger of developing eyestrain from looking on the bright side of things.
You will soon find that I am a bit obsessive about my work. And that is a little sad, one often feels strangely restricted, not finding time to simmer, although one actually has many interests.
Tact is ability to see others as they wish to be seen.
When the legends die, the dreams end there is no more greatness.
Tact is the intelligence of the heart.
Lighter computers and lighter sensors would let you have more function in a given weight, which is very important if you are launching things into space, and you have to pay by the pound to put things there.
A fool and his money are soon parted. The rest of us wait for tax time.
Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading manuals without the software.
Arthur C. Clarke
It is getting harder and harder to support the government in the style to which it has become accustomed.
It's getting so that children have to be educated to realize that Damn and Taxes: are two separate words.
It's very difficult for the American people to believe that our government, one of the richest on Earth, is also one of the stingiest on Earth.
Of all our natural resources, the first one to be exhausted may be the taxpayer.
I daresay one good concert justifies a week of satisfaction at home.
Taxes and golf are alike, you drive your heart out for the green, and then end up in the hole.
I was the youngest child and got a lot more freedom than my brother and sister. I used to wander, doing my own thing under the radar, but I didn't get in bad, bad trouble.
Today's dime is really a dollar with all the taxes deducted.
We all have within us a deep wisdom, but sometimes we don't know we have it.
We will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.
When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?
A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money.
We must promote upward mobility, starting with solutions that speak to our broken education system, broken immigration policy, and broken safety-net programs that foster dependency instead of helping people get back on their feet.
The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you just learned this morning.
The highest function of the teacher consists not so much in imparting knowledge as in stimulating the pupil in its love and pursuit.
I am very honored for all the distinctions and accolades, but what I am most sensitive to is my clientele and the fact they are pleased with my food and my restaurants.
He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
In my hometown there is a pub named after me - The Frome Flyer on Jenson Avenue. How cool is that?!
Working together, ordinary people can perform extraordinary feats. They can push things that come into their hands a little higher up, a little further on towards the heights of excellence.
I love to travel, but sometimes it's nice to stay in one place.
When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself.
White man builds big fire, stands back. Indian builds little fire, huddles close
TEAM -- Together Everyone Achieves More.
It seems like the chaos of this world is accelerating, but so is the beauty in the consciousness of more and more people.
Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together.
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