QOTW::Quote Of The Week::Spring 2009

  1. Insist on yourself. Never imitate.
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (01803-01882) {American essayist, philosopher and poet; more...} [life]

  2. I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
    -- Benjamin Franklin (01706-01790) {polymath/Founding Father of the U.S.; more...} [failure]

  3. It's so simple to be happy, but so difficult to be simple.
    -- Gururaj Ananda Yogi (01932-01988) {note 1st name starts with guru; more...} [life]

  4. I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction
    of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he
    will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

    -- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life/dream]

  5. Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.
    -- E. B. White (01899-01985) {American writer (Charlotte's Web/Stuart Little); more...} [genius]

  6. Progress imposes not only new possibilities
    for the future but new restrictions.

    -- Norbert Wiener (01894-01964) {The Human Use of Human Beings; more...} [progress]

  7. Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey,
    at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages.

    -- James Madison (01751-01836) {U.S. President #4; a Founding Father; more... [travel]

  8. Work and play are not mutually exclusive.
    -- Google, Inc. (01998-) {reason #4 of 10 to work at Google } [work/play]

  9. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those
    who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.

    -- Theodor Geisel (01904-01991) {Dr. Seuss; American writer/cartoonist; more...} [life]

  10. Anyone that runs around and says that this can be done without
    raising taxes, I think, has not really looked at it carefully,
    or has a math problem and has to go back and take Math 101.

    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (01947-) {California gov. on CA's $42B deficit; more...} [math]

  11. The long-term trend toward short-term focus in government-sponsored
    research continues. The young Doug Engelbarts of today will be
    hard pressed to find support for their dreams.

    -- Bill Joy (01954-) {pleading w/Government to "think big"; more... [future]

  12. Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is
    delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end.

    -- Denis Waitley (01933-) {American motivational speaker/author; more...} [life]

  13. The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says
    it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.

    -- Elbert Hubbard (01856-01915) {American author; more...} [life]

  14. Although he may not always recognize his bondage,
    modern man lives under a tyranny of numbers.

    -- Nicholas Eberstadt (?????-) {political scientist/economist; more...} [numbers]

  15. We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
    -- Martin Luther King Jr. (01929-01968) {American clergyman; BAB; more...} [hope]

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