Regardless, of the length of time that has passed the thinking of the best of minds still has the power to influence and motivate us. Below I have listed some terrific quotations that I feel are worthy of, not only reading, but repeating.
“To err is human but to really foul things up requires a computer.”
Capsules of Almanac for (1978)
“Through struggle to the stars.”
The People of the Mist (1894)
“Resolve to be thyself; and know, that he who finds himself loses his misery.”
“The singer not the song.”
Title of a Novel (1959)
“You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.”
An Enemy of the People (1882)
“I know you: solitary griefs, desolate passions, and aching hours.”
The Precept of Silence (1895)
“Fade far away, dissolve, and quite forget what thou among the leaves hast never known, the weariness, the fever, and the fret.”
Ode to a Nightingale (1820)
“She dwells with beauty – beauty that must die; And joy, whose hand is ever at the lips
Ode on Melancholy (1820)
“In the castle of my skin.”
Title of a novel (1953)
“Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point.”
The Unquiet Grave (1944)
Old age, especially an honored old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Marcus Tullius Cicero 106-43 B.C.
Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them.
Stephen Covey, consultant and writer
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
William S. Burroughs
It has not been for nothing that the word has remained man’s principal toy and tool: without the meanings and values it sustains, all man’s other tools would be worthless.
A scholars ink lasts longer than a martyrs blood.
Old Irish Sayings
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