We can't take any credits for our talents.
It's how we use them that counts.
Madeleine L'engle, Severed Wasp
I believe there comes a time
when everything just falls in line.
We live and learn from our mistakes;
the deepest cuts are healed by faith.
Pat Benetar, All Fired Up
The most wasted of all days is that in which
we have not not laughed.
Sebastien R. N. Chamfort, Maximes at pensees
It is a capital mistake to theorize
before one has data.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Scandal in Bohemia
Idle men are dead all their life long.
Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia
Take away the Hope
And the Will will follow.
Take away the faith
And goodbye tomorrow.
The Pretenders, Chill Factor
[Life] is a Tale Told by an Idiot
Full of Sound and Fury
William Shakespeare, MacBeth
No one knows what he can do till he tries.
Publilius Syrus, Moral Sayings
Common sense is not so common.
Voltaire, Dictionnaire philosophique
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;
but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
Alfred North Whitehead, Dialogues