Just think of something that would be "wonderful" if it were only "possible". Then set out to make it possible.
Food shortage will be to the 1990's what oil shortage was to the 1970's...
My batting average has been good, so people ask how much luck is involved. I tell them when I work 14 hours a day, 7 days a week, I get lucky.
The art world is a jungle echoing to the calls of vicious jealousies and ruthless combat between dealers and collectors; but I have been walking in the jungles of business all my life, and fighting tooth and nail for pictures comes as a form of relaxation to me.
Obviously the current approach on steroids both in professional sports and amateur sports is not working.
Regrets and recriminations only hurt your soul.
I was visiting my grandchildren one day and realized I was feeding them my own product, Too Tarts, and it was not good for them.
Seize opportunity by the forelock and see where it leads you.
When I work fourteen hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky.
When I work fourteen hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky. Armand Hamme
When I see everyone rushing in one direction, I know it's time to move the other way.
Great believers are always reckoned infidels, impracticable, fantastic, atheistic, and really men of no account. The spiritualist finds himself driven to express his faith by a series of skepticisms.
Wherever a man comes, there comes revolution. The old is for slaves.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity. Ralph Waldo Emerso
One man's justice is another's injustice; one man's beauty another's ugliness; one man's wisdom anpther's folly.
Free should be the scholar - free and brave.
We commonly say that the rich man can speak the truth, can afford honesty, can afford independence of opinion and action;--and that is the theory of nobility. But it is the rich man in a true sense, that is to say, not the man of large income and large expenditure, but solely the man whose outlay is
Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone.
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
We have a great deal more kindness than is ever spoken. The whole human family is bathed with an element of love like a fine ether. How many persons we meet in houses, whom we scarcely speak to, whom yet we honor and who honor us! How many we see in the street, or sit with in church, whom though sil
Everything good is on the highway.
The voyage of the best ship is a zigzag line of a hundred tacks. See the line from a sufficient distance and it straightens itself to the average tendency.
When private men shall act with original views, the lustre will be transferred from the actions of kings to those of gentlemen.
The great man is not convulsible or tormentable; events pass over him without much impression.
Man is the end of nature; nothing so easily organizes itself in every part of the universe as he; no moss, no lichen is so easilyborn; and he takes along with him and puts out from himself the whole apparatus of society and condition extempore, as an army encamps in a desert, and where all was just
Something is wanting to science until it has been humanised.
The connection between our knowledge and the abyss of being is still real, and the explication must be not less magnificent.
Friends should be like books, easy to find when you need them, but seldom used.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerso
Faith makes us, and not we it; and faith makes its own forms.
Stand guard at the portal of your mind.