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Earl Wilson

“If you wouldn’t write it and sign it, don’t say it.” – Earl Wilson

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Joseph Conrad

“Any fool can carry on, but a wise man knows how to shorten sail in time”. – Joseph Conrad

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Aristotle

“If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is Nature’s way.” – Aristotle

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Henry David Thoreau

“I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.” – Henry David Thoreau

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Henry David Thoreau

“One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors; for to dwell upon them is to add to the offense.” – Henry David Thoreau

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Epictetus

“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” – Epictetus

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Logan P. Smith

“If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.” – Logan P. Smith

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Thomas Huxley

“Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing.” – Thomas Huxley

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Thomas Jefferson

“A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.” – Thomas Jefferson

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Confucius

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” – Confucius

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Confucius

“There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one’s life – reciprocity.” – Confucius

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Henry David Thoreau

“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” -Henry David Thoreau

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Thomas Paine

“My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.” – Thomas Paine

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Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes

“I say, if your knees aren’t green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.” – Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes

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G.K. Chesterton

“The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind.” – G.K. Chesterton

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Benjamin Franklin

“Buy what thou hast no Need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy Necessaries.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Business of Life

“The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.” – John, Viscount Morley

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Henry Emerson Fosdick

“Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.” – Henry Emerson Fosdick

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Alice Roosevelt Longworth

“I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.” – Alice Roosevelt Longworth

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Roberto Assagioli

“Without forgiveness life is governed by… an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.” – Roberto Assagioli