Work to become, not to acquire.
Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)
Contributed by: Zaady
A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life.
To know when to be generous and when to be firm - this is wisdom.
Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent - the power to do the right thing the first time.
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.
He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.
Source: quoting Stevenson
When on the brink of complete discouragement, success is discerning that . . . the line between failure and success is so fine that often a single extra effort is all that is needed to bring victory out of defeat.
The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all.
Source: Dictionary of Epigrams, 1910
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