Quotes

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”

Mar 31 2013

Arthur Schopenhauer, was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation. He has influenced a long list of thinkers, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Einstein and Leo Tolstoy.

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”

Mar 30 2013

J. R. R. Tolkien, was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

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“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

Mar 29 2013

John Lennon, an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the Beatles, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music.

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“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

Mar 27 2013

Aldous Huxley, was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. He is best known for his novel Brave New World.

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“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

Mar 23 2013

Robert A. Heinlein, an American science fiction writer. Often called the “dean of science fiction writers”, he was one of the most influential and controversial authors of the genre in his time.

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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”

Mar 22 2013

Jim Henson; an American puppeteer, screenwriter, Film director and producer, best known as the creator of The Muppets.

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“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”

Mar 22 2013

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th and current Dalai Lama, as well as the longest lived incumbent. Dalai Lamas are the head monks of the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and is also well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and outside Tibet.

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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

Mar 20 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

Mar 18 2013

Eleanor Roosevelt; she was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.

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“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Mar 17 2013

Confucius, was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

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