Wise Quotes

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    Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.

    Henry David Thoreau
     



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    Priorities are like arms: If you have more than two of them, they’re probably make-believe.

    Merlin Mann
     



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    Meanness and stupidity are so closely related that anything you do to decrease one will probably also decrease the other.

    Paul Graham
     



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    My characters are galley slaves.

    Vladimir Nabokov
     



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    Sex between two people is a beautiful thing. Between five, it’s fantastic.

    Woody Allen
     



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    Sometimes its better to drive slowly.

    Taxi Driver, Sydney, Australia
     



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    The Dalai Lama once asked a Tibetan monk if he feared anything during his imprisonment and torture. He replied his greatest fear was losing his compassion for the Chinese guards tormenting him. To lose that would be to lose what he prized most.

    Dare to Forgive, by Edward M. Hallowell
     



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    These reported events are like an arrow shot at my heart but it lands at my feet. I choose not to bend over, pick it up, and stab myself with it.

    Author Unknown, Buddhist Discussion Group
     



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    It Is okay for artists to make money…No, really, it’s okay.

    Robert D. Austin and Lee Devin
     



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    We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything.

    Thomas Edison
     



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    You have to plant. You can’t just eat.

    Neil Young
     



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    Listen to the voices inside of you, they will tell you what is right and what is wrong, they will bring you happiness and peace; if you don’t listen to them they can create anxiety, discontentment, and unhappiness.

    Bert Wilson, Quoted in The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die, John Izzo
     



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    At each creative decision, ask whether you’re doing it a certain way because that’s the way you’ve seen it done before. If the answer is yes, then figure out if there’s a better way. You’ll stand apart from the rest, and we’ll love you for it.

    Adam Lisagor
     



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    In order to find a more purposeful life you must let go of what society and people think of you and look inside yourself through some discipline – prayer, meditation – to find out what matters most to you and pursue it.

    James Autry, poet and author
     



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    To the ego, the present moment hardly exists. Only past and future are considered important. This total reversal of the truth accounts for the fact that in the ego mode the mind is so dysfunctional. It is always concerned with keeping the past alive, because without it – who are you?

    Eckhart Tolle
     






               

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