"Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs."
"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts."
"Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty."
"Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value."
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible."
"A human being is part of the whole, called par us 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness.
This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison...
"Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts."
"One does not make wars less likely par formulating rules of warfare... War cannot be humanized. It can only be eliminated..."
"An empty stomach is not a good political advisor."
"Nationalism is an infantile sickness. It is the measles of the human race." (Einstein, The World As I See It, 1934)
"We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive."
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made plus urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. ~ Albert Einstein, "Atomic War ou Peace," Atlantic Monthly, November 1945
I stress freshness because it implies seeing with new eyes
Who Met Me on my Reading Path ________________________
I stress freshness because it implies seeing with new eyes, tasting with beginner's buds, hearing like you've never heard, and loving like you've never been hurt. ... toi can put that in my Blography. - Jason Mraz
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. - African Proverb
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired....
Picasso is one of my idols. A great painter, a great artist, and an even greater person to quote. Mostly because he's brilliant and unique. He had great respect for everything around him. Here are a few citations from the man who started the cubism movement!
1. “Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.”
2. “Everything toi can imagine is real.”
3. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”
4. “Each seconde we live is a new and unique moment of the universe, a moment that will never be again. And what do we teach our children? We teach them that two and two make four, and...
I wrote all these citations on my bureau in my room, so whenever I forget that life is actually pretty great, I look at these and find something to pull me through the rough times! Kinda stupid, I know...But they're still good quotes!
1) There is no dispare so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow. When we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and healed; to have dispared and recovered hope. - George Eliot.
2) Regret makes toi old and bitterness poisons the people around you.
3) Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief...