Friday, February 24, 2017

The Wisdom of George A. Moore


Some men spend their lives watching bees and ants, noting down the habits of these insects; my pleasure is to watch the human mind, noting how unselfish instincts rise to the surface and sink back again, making way for selfish instincts, each equally necessary, for the world would perish were it to become entirely selfish or entirely unselfish. ~ George A. Moore

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Wisdom of Leopold Trepper


He who closes his eyes sees nothing, even in the full light of day. ~ Leopold Trepper

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Wisdom of Dan Millman


I learned that we can do anything, but we can't do everything... at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything. ~ Dan Millman

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Wisdom of Nina Simone


I had spent many years pursuing excellence, because that is what classical music is all about... Now it was dedicated to freedom, and that was far more important. ~ Nina Simone

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Wisdom of Louis Kahn


A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable. ~ Louis Kahn

Sunday, February 19, 2017

The Wisdom of Amy Tan


Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power. ~ Amy Tan

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The Wisdom of Yoko Ono


Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think. ~ Yoko Ono