Sunday, June 30, 2013

Aldous Huxley: Quote for June 30, 2013

Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted. That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Paola Antonelli: Quote for June 29, 2013

People think that design is styling. Design is not style. It’s not about giving shape to the shell and not giving a damn about the guts. Good design is a renaissance attitude that combines technology, cognitive science, human need, and beauty to produce something that the world didn’t know it was missing.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Napoleon Bonaparte: Quote for June 28, 2013

Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Lady Bird Johnson: Quote for June 27, 2013

I believe that one of the great problems for us as individuals is the depression and the tension resulting from existence in a world which is increasingly less pleasing to the eye.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

James Gandolfini: Quote for June 26, 2013

I'm an actor... I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don't ask a truck driver about his job.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Thomas Jefferson: Quote for June 25, 2013

Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.

Monday, June 24, 2013

John Lennon: Quote for June 24, 2013

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

John D. Rockefeller: Quote for June 23, 2013

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Lauryn Hill: Quote for June 22, 2013

Real religion is no religion at all.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Carl Rogers: Quote for June 21, 2013

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Elie Wiesel: Quote for June 20, 2013

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Aristotle Onassis: Quote for June 19, 2013

We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Karen Marie Moning: Quote for June 18, 2013

There are three kinds of people in the world: those who don't know and don't know they don't know; those who don't know and do know they don't know; and those who know and know how much they still don't know.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Paul Dudley White: Quote for June 17, 2013

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Norman Vincent Peale: Quote for June 16, 2013

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Henry David Thoreau: Quote for June 15, 2013

To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts. Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour.
from: Walden (Book 1854)
Click here to read Thoreau's Walden, from which many of his quotes are taken.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Thomas Edison: Quote for June 14, 2013

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Earl Nightingale: Quote for June 13, 2013

The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Quote for June 12, 2013

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Anthony Hopkins: Quote for June 11, 2013

The magical, supernatural force that is with us every second is time. We can't even comprehend it. It's such an illusion, it's such a strange thing.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Francois de La Rochefoucauld: Quote for June 10, 2013

True love is like the appearance of ghosts, which everyone talks about but few have seen.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Edith Wharton: Quote for June 9, 2013

I don't know if I should care for a man who made life easy; I should want someone who made it interesting.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

B.K.S. Iyengar: Quote for June 8, 2013

Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.

Friday, June 7, 2013

John Dryden: Quote for June 7, 2013

But far more numerous was the herd of such,
Who think too little, and who talk too much.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Red Skelton: Quote for June 6, 2013

Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.