Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
There is much satisfaction in work well done, but there can be no happiness equal to the joy of finding a heart that understands.
Never trust anybody who says ‘trust me.’ Except just this once, of course. – from Steel Beach
Almsgiving tends to perpetuate poverty aid does away with it once and for all. Almsgiving leaves a man just where he was before. Aid restores him to society as an individual worthy of all respect and not as a man with a grievance. Almsgiving is the generosity of the rich social aid levels up social inequalities. Charity separates the rich from the poor aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.
Be ready when opportunity comes…Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.
Everyone has determination – it’s a question of how you use it. Hers is based on power and success and conquering; she doesn’t care what she has to do or who gets hurt in the process. In that way we’re very, very different.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
These people who are always briskly doing something and as busy as waltzing mice, they have little, sharp, staccato ideas, such as ‘I see where I can make an annual cut of 3.47 in my meat budget.’ But they have no slow, big ideas.