I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. Pablo Picasso, Spanish artist (1881-1973).
The Greeks bequeathed to us one of the most beautiful words in our language, the word ‘enthusiasm’ : en theos-a god within. The grandeur of human actions is measured by the inspiration from which they spring. Louis Pasteur, French microbiologist (1822-95).
Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. W. Clement Stone, American author and philanthropist (1902-2002).
If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. Isaac Newton, English scientist (1643-1727).
How do I know what I think, until I see what I say. E.M. Forster, English writer (1879-1970).
The great tragedy of science…the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by ugly facts. Thomas Huxley, British scientist (1825-95).
According to statistics, if you stand with one foot in a hot oven, and the other in a bucket of ice, you should feel perfectly comfortable. Bobby Bragan, US sportsman and coach.
- Quotes (bookpeeps.org)