Quotes for May 2003

Believe absurdities…

· 31 May 2003

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

— Voltaire

« πλ | Hell »

Being happy doesn’t mean…

· 23 May 2003

Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you have decided to see beyond the imperfections.

— Author unknown

« πλ | Joy »

A mountain of doubts…

· 15 May 2003

A mountain of doubts does not equal one denial.

— Author unknown

« πλ | Faith »

Every prudent man…

· 10 May 2003

Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly.

— Proverbs 13:16

« πλ | Proverb »

No such thing as a problem…

· 5 May 2003

I used to work with a guy that always said:

There are no such thing as problems, only opportunities.

I have told this quote to many of my students. I always have to explain that problems are opportunities to prove yourself, to test yourself. Do you measure up to the task? Can you solve it? Do you see the glass as half full, or half empty?

Attitude! It’s all about attitude.

« πλ | Motivation »

Stumble upon the truth…

· 3 May 2003

Men occasionally stumble upon the truth, but most pick themselves up, dust themselves off, and carry on as if nothing had happened.

— Sir Winston Churchill

« πλ | Observation »

Full value of joy…

· 1 May 2003

To get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

— Mark Twain

« πλ | Joy »