Quotes

  • “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” –Wayne Gretzky
  • The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. Galileo Galilei
  • Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Edison
  • The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. Christopher McCandless
  • From there to here, and here to there funny things are everywhere… Dr Seuss
  • “If people don’t occasionally walk away from you shaking their heads, you’re doing something wrong.”  …. John Gierach
  • A comfort zone is a beautiful place but nothing ever grows there. …. unknown
  • If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. Lao Tzu
  • If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right. Henry Ford
  • He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. Muhammad Ali
  • The seeds of our destiny are  nurtured by the roots of our past.  Master Po
  • Empty souls tend toward extreme opinions….Liberty Bike Shop
  • Happiness is not self indulgence…..Lance Armstong
  • A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort……. Herm Albright (1876 – 1944)
  • Do not consider painful what is good for you. Euripides (484 BC – 406 BC)
  • The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. Henry David Thoreau
  • If we weren’t all crazy, we’d just go insane. Jimmy Buffett
  • “Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity”
  • Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation. Adlai E. Stevenson
  • “Time” is just a matter of opinion. But it’s handy in that it keeps everything from happening all at once.

    (Buddha and Einstein)

  • “You learn much more by being out of your comfort zone.”  Brittany Schmidt
  • Pick an arbitrary stupid goal, become totally immersed in it,  pursue it with vigor… what happens is your life. Understand that it’s stupid but not stupid to pursue because it’s the only way you can inject meaning into your life. Otherwise you’re left with a great deal of “why bother”.    Kenny Shopsin
  • A man learns nothing from winning. The act of losing however can elicit great wisdom . Not the least of which is to know how much more enjoyable it tis to win. It’s inevitable to lose now and again … the trick is to not make a habit out of it.
  • Wrinkles only go where smiles once have been.  Jimmy Buffett
  • While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.  Henry C. Link
  • Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.  Coco Chanel
  • Mistakes are the portal of discovery.   James Joyce
  • The solution is to gradually become free of societal rewards and learn how to substitute for them rewards that are under one’s own powers. This is not to say that we should abandon every goal endorsed by society; rather, it means that, in addition to or instead of the goals others use to bribe us with, we develop a set of our own. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi,
  • Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.- Lao Tzu
  • Time is on our side only if we don’t waste it.     Gianni Galassi
  • “We are here on Earth to fart around, and don’t let anyone tell you any different.”   – Kurt Vonnegut
  • “They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security” – Benjamin Franklin
  • I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently. Ernest Hemingway
  • “If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking.”  Ben Franklin.
  • Most photographs turn out to be about history and the passage of time, eventually.   Michael Johnson
  • I love getting it wrong because somewhere on the other side of wrong is cool.  Kirk Tuck
  • A smooth sea never makes a skillful seaman (sailor).
  • “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for one day. Teach a man to fish…And he’ll sit in a boat drinking beer for the rest of his life.”
  • “In God We Trust, all others must have data.”  Edward Demming
  • Human beings are made up of flesh and blood, and a miracle fiber called courage” – George Patton
  • “Experience is a hard teacher, but fools will have no other.”   Benjamin Franklin
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