"Though I am not naturally honest, I am sometimes by chance." --William Shakespeare "The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces." --Unknown "No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible." --George Burns "The best way to become boring is to say everything." --Voltaire "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." --Abraham Lincoln "It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated." --Alec Bourne "Only the educated are free." --Epictetus "Whenever books are burned men also in the end are burned." --Heinrich Heine "All men kill the thing they hate, too, unless, of course, it kills them first." --James Thurber "If automobiles had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a RollsRoyce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside." --Robert Cringley "Tears are the rinse water of an unhappy heart." --Raynor Schein "If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing." --Sir James Barrie "Not only is life a bitch, but it is always having puppies." --Adrienne Gusoff "The only thing that hurts more than paying an income tax is not having to pay an income tax." --Thomas Robert Dewar "Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world." --Peter York "For in its innermost depths, youth is lonelier than old age." --Unknown "Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand." --Unknown
"I hate quotations. Tell me what you know." --Ralph Waldo Emerson "I am amazed at radio DJ's today. I am firmly convinced that AM on my radio stands for Absolute Moron. I will not begin to tell you what FM stands for." --Jasper Carrott "Those who danced where thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music." --Angela Monet " Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind." --Robert Chambert "There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes." --Dr. Who "Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt...Idealists regarded everybody equally corrupt, except themselves." --Robert Anton Wilson "The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you." --Woody Allen "Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have." --Ernest Haskins "Seeing a murder on television...will help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some." --Alfred Hitchcock "History doesn't repeat itself. Historians merely repeat each other." --Unknown "Running away to get away...you're wearing out your shoes." --Sly and the Family Stone "I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks." --Steve Martin "Do something worth remembering." --Elvis Presley
"Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else." --Will Rogers "Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind." --Marston Bates "It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world everyday always just exactly fits the newspaper." --Jerry Seinfeld."
"After all is said and done, a lot more will be said than done." --Unknown "There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written." --Oscar Wilde "Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success." --Christopher Lasch "Everything that is done in the world is done by hope." --Martin Luther "Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it has merely been detected." --Oscar Wilde "If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure." --J. Danforth Quayle "The strong do what they have to do and the weak accept what they have to accept." --Thucydides "Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity." --Frank Leahy "History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives." --Abba Eban "The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well." --John D. Rockefeller "Do not spoil what you have by desiring which you have not; but remember that what you have now was once among the things you only hoped for." --Epicurus "Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom." --William Pitt "Our own life is the instrument with which we experiment with the truth." --Thich Nhat Hanh "A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence." --Stokowski "Yesterday is a canceled check. Tomorrow is a promissory note. Today is cash...Spend it wisely." --Unknown "What makes life worth living? To be born with the gift of laughter and sense that the world is mad." --Searamouche
"Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing." --Albert Einstein "He who is calm disturbs neither himself nor others." --Epicurus "You can only find truth with logic if you have already found it without it." --G.K. Chesterton "Should you desire great tranquillity, prepare to sweat white beads." --Hakuin "The saddest moment in a person's life comes but once." --Unknown "The most violent element in society is ignorance." --Emma Goldman "It is not the same to talk of bulls as to be in the Bullring." --Spanish Proverb "The true Black Belt is the white belt of a beginner, stained by the dried blood of and sweat of the owner." --Unknown "The willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to freedom." --Pesach Seder "There is no such thing as happiness, only lesser shades of melancholy." --Unknown "Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos." Frankenstein "The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be." --Paul Valery "The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible." --Albert Einstein "Not only is the universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can think." -Werner Heisenberg "In any non-trivial axiomatic system, there are true theorems that cannot be proven." --Goedel "Love is the fire of life; it either consumes or purifies." --Unknown "Often it is the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them." --Herman Hesse
"Rowing is a sport for dreamers. As long as you put in the work, you can own the dream. When the work stops, the dream dissapears." --Jim Dietz, Rowing Coach, USCGA "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources." --Albert Einstein "It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not." --Denis Waitly "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossile to be silent." --Victor Hugo "When you understand one thing through and through, you understand everything." --Shunryu Suzuki "If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the 'up' button." --Sam Levenson "Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you--not because they are nice, but because you are." --Unknown "Laughter is the best form of medicine. For when we laugh, we neither think, grieve, or feel." --Eugene Lam "And when the future hinges on the next words that are said, Don't let logic interfere, believe your heart instead." --Unknown "If it makes you happy, it can't be that bad." --Sheryl Crow "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence." --Unknown "You cannot find yourself, only create yourself." --Anne B. Sekel "We must accept the truth, even if ti changes our point of view." --Unknown "What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." --Ralph Waldo Emerson "The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others." --Sonya Friedman "It is only by not trusting that you turn someone into a liar." --Tao Le Ching
"The earth has music for those who listen." --William Shakespeare "Sanity is a small price to pay for happiness." --Marabeth Madsen "Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot." --Chinese Proverb "Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling throuhg the mind. If you don't take action, it cut's a channel into which all other thoughts are drained." --Unknown "The successful people are the ones that can think up stuff for the rest of the world to keep busy at." --Don Marquis "If life was a sitcom, I'd be canceled in a week." --Jeremy Sheff "To believe yourself to be brave is to be brave; it is the only essential thing." -Mark Twain "He who has injured thee was stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself." Seneca "He who walks in another's tracks leaves no footprints." --Joan Brannon "We don't know one-millionth of one percent about anything." --Thomas Edison "Computers are useless. They can only give you answers." --Pablo Picasso "It's the friends you can call up at 4 AM that matter." --Marlene Dietrich "We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love." --Freud "Everyone thinks about changing the world, but no one thinks about changing himself." --Leo Tolstoy "What is a thousand years? Time is short for one who thinks, endless for one who yearns." --Alain "The pupil who is never required to do what he cannot do, never does what he can do." --John Stuart Mill "We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help when in need." --Epicurus
"Keep your face in the sunshine and you can never see the shadow." --Helen Keller "The true value of a human being can be found in degrees to which he has attained liberation from the self." --Albert Einstein "To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail." --Unknown "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." --Franklin Delano Roosevelt "A pro is someone who can do great work when he doesn't feel like it." --Alistair Cook "Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought." --Baslo "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." --Aristotle "If you tel