Saturday, January 28, 2017

Some quotes from Goodreads part 2 of 2

On fear

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
― Frank Herbert, Dune

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”
― Zig Ziglar

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
― Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
― Confucius, Confucius: The Analects

The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”
― Pablo Picasso

“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt, The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

“I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die.”
― Isaac Asimov

“Don't wish it were easier. Wish you were better.”
― Jim Rohn

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
― Oscar Wilde

“So many books, so little time.”
― Frank Zappa

“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
― Robert Frost

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
― Mark Twain

“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.”
― Allen Saunders

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
― William Shakespeare, As You Like It

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”
― Mark Twain

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
― George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

“I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”

― Robert A. Heinlein

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