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Quotations about beauty. August.

“The most beautiful thing in the world is, precisely, the conjunction of learning and inspiration. Oh, the passion for research and the joy of discovery!” ~Wanda Landowska

” The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

” When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.” ~Buckminster Fuller

” To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed.” ~Bernard Edmonds

” The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious – the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.” ~Albert Einstein

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” ~Rumi

“We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.” ~Maria Montessori

“People tend not to use this word beauty because it’s not intellectual – but there has to be an overlap between beauty and intellect.” ~Tadao Ando

“There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.” ~Joseph Addison

“People say I’m extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?” ~Imelda Marcos

Quotations. July

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” ~Albert Einstein

“Are you doing work worth doing, or are you just doing your job?” ~ Seth Godin

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

“Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”  ~George Bernard Shaw

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.” ~Christopher Morley

“Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.” ~David McCullough

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” ~ Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862)

Quotations. June

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, either way you are right” ~  Henry Ford

“Sleep very little, work very late, wake very early, and love and respect everyone and everything. Do great things for strangers, give more than you receive, be true to yourself and never want to be anyone else, always find the positive in life, and learn meditation it really helps …you find your true voice.” ~ Patrick Hoelck (photographer)

“My real desire is to see people live in the modus of our time, to participate in the contemporary world, to release themselves from nostalgia, antiquated traditions, old rituals, meaningless kitsch, and that we be conscious and sensorially attuned to this world in this moment that we are alive.” ~Karim Rashid

“If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.” ~ Bruce Barton

“Don’t give too much attention to what happens to you, but rather to what you can make happen.” ~ Dragos Roua

“Example isn’t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach” ~ Albert Einstein

“People only see what they are prepared to see.” ~  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”~ Abraham Lincoln

“Your own Self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world”. ~ Arvind Devalia

Quotations of the month. May 2010.

“Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends or relatives.”~ Robert Kiyosaki. ;-)


“When your vocation becomes your vacation, there is no such thing as hard work.” ~Jimmy Smith


“A woman is like a teabag. You never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt


My best advice: win little battles. Get in the habit of winning, of shipping, of having customers that can’t live without you. Once you’ve demonstrated you know how to do the art, then go after the windmills. ~Seth Godin


“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and
then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.” ~ Maya Angelou


I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. ~Jimmy Dean

25 Lessons Learned from Seth Godin

“Busy does not equal important. Measured doesn’t mean mattered.” – Seth Godin

There’s a hidden message in this post – it’s your free prize inside.  Whether you find the free prize or not, this post will make you think.  About your life.  About work.  About just about everything.  Why?  Because it’s a distillation of lessons from a man named Seth.  Seth Godin is an author, an agent of change, a meaning maker, and an Idea Merchant.

Seth GodinTop 10 Seth Godin Quotes:

  • “Expectations are the engines of our perceptions.”
  • “Ideas in secret die. They need light and air or they starve to death.”
  • “Go ahead, do something impossible. “
  • “You can’t shrink your way to greatness! “
  • “I don’t know what the key to success is, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.”
  • “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from.”
  • “Why waste a sentence saying nothing? “
  • “If you could do tomorrow over again, would you?”
  • “Change is not a threat, it’s an opportunity. Survival is not the goal, transformative success is.”
  • “Are you a serial idea-starting person? The goal is to be an idea-shipping person.”

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Quotations of the months. April 2010.

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”~Helen Keller

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”~Napoleon Hill

“There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.” ~Desiderius Erasmus

That which dominates our imagination and our thoughts will determine our life and character. Therefore it behooves us to be careful what we are worshiping, for what we are worshiping we are becoming. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful! ~Albert Schweitzer

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