Quotes

Quotes
Used as Guides for Life

Last updated:
03 Oct 2005

My life changed the day I realized that there was time for the important things.
- Unknown

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
- Greek Proverb

I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.
- Anna Quindlen

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

A man traveling across a field encountered a tiger. He fled, the tiger after him. Coming to a precipice he caught hold of the root of a wild vine and swung himself down over the edge. The tiger sniffed at him from above. Two mice, one white and one black, little by little began to gnaw away the vine. The man saw a luscious strawberry near him. He plucked the berry with one hand. How sweet it tasted!
- Buddha

Man needs difficulties;
they are necessary for health.
- Carl Jung

The Four Agreements
Be impeccable with your word
Donít take anything personally
Donít make assumptions
Always do your best
- Don Miguel Ruiz

Determination is often the first chapter in the book of excellence.
- inspirational poster

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful people can change the world. Indeed, its the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead