Food For Thought

Here are some of my favorite quotes, i know this isn't exactly software related but feel it necessary to share them anyway!  I will amend the list from time to time as I come across other gems. 

"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?"
- John Wooden

"Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit."
- E..E. Cummings

"Where there is no vision, the people perish."
- Proverbs 29:18

"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities."
- Voltaire

"When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion."
- Abraham Lincoln

"I am the master of my fate, i am the captain of my soul."
- Nelson Mandela

"Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful."
- Samuel Johnson

"I always find it more difficult to say the things I mean than the things I don't."
- W. Somerset Maugham

"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."
"A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future."
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
"A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem."
"All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual."
"Truth is what stands the test of experience."
- Albert Einstein - may need a whole page dedicated to this guy! 

"We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action."
- Frank Tibolt

"Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live."
"Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing."
- Oscar Wilde

"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."
- Bob Marley

"The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane."
- Nikola Tesla

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear."
"When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained."
- Mark Twain

"The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it."
- William James

"The smaller the mind the greater the conceit."
- Aesop

"The only thing that lasts longer than a friend's love is the stupidity that keeps us from knowing any better."
- Randy K. Milholland

"You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist."
"I love your Christ, but don't care for your Christians; they are so unlike him."
- Indira Gandhi

"Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting."
- John Russell

"We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are."
- Anais Nin

"A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward."
- Jean Paul Richter

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
- Thomas A. Edison