Be conservative in what you do, be liberal in what you accept from others.
- Jon Postel
Don't let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you.
- Les Brown
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller
We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction.
- Bill Gates
Never offer what you'd hate someone for accepting.
- Tara Ploughman
It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
- Vladimir Nabokov
Computers are famous for being able to do complicated things starting from simple programs.
- Seth Lloyd
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.
- Ali ibn Abi Talib
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
- Bill Cosby
Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you dont win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
- Richard M. Nixon
I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
- E. E. Cummings
Your real influence is measured by your treatment of yourself.
- A. Bronson Alcott
Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of human life.
- Jesse Lee Bennett
The real hero is always a hero by mistake he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
- Umberto Eco
Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.
- Frank Tyger
Dealing with failure is easy: Work hard to improve. Success is also easy to handle: You've solved the wrong problem. Work hard to improve.
- Alan Perlis
You can't ever be really free if you admire somebody too much.
- Tove Jansson
You can be happy with money and you can be wretched with it. It depends on what kind of person you are.
- Taylor Caldwell
It is impossible to talk or to write without apparently throwing oneself helplessly open.
- Herman Melville
The male is a domestic animal which if treated with firmness can be trained to do most things.
- Jilly Cooper
The path to success is to take massive determined action.
- Anthony Robbins
What we're saying today is that you're either part of the solution or you're part of the problem.
- Eldridge Cleaver
Everyone needs to be valued. Everyone has the potential to give something back.
- Princess Diana
Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.
- John Anthony Ciardi
He who allows himself to be insulted deserves to be.
- Pierre Corneille
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
- Charles Spurgeon
The human brain is like a TV set. When it goes blank its time to turn off the sound.
- Pat Elphinstone
Create your own visual style. Let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.
- Orson Welles
Well arranged time is the surest mark of a well arranged mind.
The more you know the less you understand.
Money is only used for two things. One, it's to make you comfortable, and the more comfortable you are the more creative you will become. And the other purpose is it enables you to extend the service you provide far beyond your own presence.
- Bob Proctor
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have mastered, you will never grow.
- C.R. Lawton
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
- Aldous Huxley
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
- Malcolm X
Money was never a big motivation for me except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
- Donald Trump
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
- Mark Twain
The more credit you give away the more will come back to you. The more you help others the more they will want to help you.
- Brian Tracy
If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.
- Donald H. Rumsfeld
Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.
- Michael Masser
The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.
- Dr. Seuss
The man who sees both sides of a question is a man who sees absolutely nothing.
- Oscar Wilde
The quality of our thoughts is bordered on all sides by our facility with language.
- J. Michael Straczynski
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
- James Stephens
Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
A man who does not know foreign language is ignorant of his own.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.
- Willard Scott
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
- Sir Richard Steele