Date Published 15 June 2018
We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us.
Winston Churchill (politician 1874 – 1965
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
Pablo Picasso (Artist, 1881-1973)
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Albert Einstein, PhD (Genius, Physicist, 1879-1955)
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas Edison (Inventor, 1847-1931)
Keep away from people who try to belittle your dreams. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Mark Twain (Writer, lecturer, 1935-1910)
There are seven things that will destroy us:
Wealth without work;
Pleasure without conscience;
Knowledge without character;
Religion without sacrifice;
Politics without principle;
Science without humanity;
Business without ethics.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy."
They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
John Lennon (Singer, songwriter, 1940-1980)
A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
Benjamin Franklin (Founding father, 1706-1790)
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw (Playwright, critic, 1856-1950)
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Buddha (Founder of Buddhism, circa 563 BCE-483 BCE)
The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
Oscar Wilde (Writer, 1854-1900)