"Dacă nu citeşti ziarele, eşti neinformat, dacă le citeşti, eşti dezinformat."
"Nu-i de ajuns să faci binele, trebuie să-l faci şi bine."
"Как, умный, способный к состраданию, человек, может верить в бога?"
"Остерегайтесь тех, кто хочет вменить вам чувство вины, ибо они жаждут власти над вами."
"Учитель, как мне научиться прощать? Что толку в излечении симптомов? Учись не обижаться."
"Люди никогда не творят зло столь совершенно, и с такой радостью, как тогда когда они делают это из религиозных побуждений."
"Когда что-то пришло - радуйтесь этому, а когда придет время уходить - отпустите, чтобы пришло что-то новое. Но мы все время цепляемся за старое, и в этом причина всех наших страданий..."
"Наш злейший враг это чувство собственной важности. Именно оно заставляет нас быть кем-то обиженным."
"Многие знают чего не хотят, но не знают точно чего хотят."
Мысли на каждый день...
"Жизнь это кpосс, в котоpом каждый стpемится выpваться впеpед, чтобы пpийти к финишу последним."
"Думаю не ошибусь, если ничего не скажу."
"Hе жалуйся на жизнь, могло не быть и этого."
"Оказывается все получается если попpобовать."
"A new [scientific] truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it."
"While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery."
"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book."
"For those always guided by other people's thoughts, what's the point in having their own?"
"If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you."
"If the fate has just closed the door you need, use the window!"
"It is not the function of the government to keep the citizen from falling into error, it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error."
Justice Robert H. Jackson, U. S. Supreme Court
"Some people cause happiness wherever they go, others, whenever they go"
"Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of government. The history of liberty is the history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."
"Those who suppress freedom always do so in the name of law and order."
John V. Lindsay
"I'm certainly the last person to give advice on, well, anything."
"People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care."
John C. Maxwell
"Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing i know."
"If Adam & Eve are white, and evolution doesn't exist, why are there Afro-Americans?"
"Reality isn't the way you wish things to be, nor the way they appear to be, but the way they actually are. You either acknowledge reality and use it to your benefit or it will automatically work against you."
"People were created to be loved, things were created to be used. The reason why the world is in chaos, is because things are being loved, and people are being used."
"Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins."
"Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear to be bright until you hear them speak."
"The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare."
"The world is divided into people who do things - and people who get the credit."
"I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous - "everyone" hasn't met me yet."
"Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one."
A. J. Liebling
"A Committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but as a group decide that nothing can be done."
Comedian, Fred Allen
"We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules."
"Look not back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around you in awareness."
"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her."
"It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best."
Dr.W. Edwards Deming
"Humanity is like the CIA. Nobody knows our successes, but our failures are public knowledge."
"It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power."
"People call me a perfectionist, but I'm not. I'm a rightist. I do something until it's right, and then I move on to the next thing."
"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
"Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it."
"If you think competence is expensive, try incompetence."
From a Training Manual