Monday, July 31, 2023

July Words of Wisdom

The wildest and most moving dramas are not played in the theatre, but in the hearts of ordinary men and women who pass by without exciting attention. --Carl Jung
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone. --Blaise Pascal 
Beauty is vanishing from our world because we live as though it did not matter. --Roger Scruton

Be alone, that's where ideas are born. --Nicola Tesla
The Top 15 Things Money Can't Buy: Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common Sense. Dignity. --Roy T. Bennett
Excitement is a better motivator than discipline. The people who appear to have an exceptional work ethic or remarkable discipline are often those with a genuine curiosity or interest in that area. The person who smiles is more likely to keep working than the person gritting their teeth. --James Clear

It's easy to fool people, but it is almost impossible to convince people that they have been fooled. --Elon Musk
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see. --Ayn Rand 

Tradition does not mean that you never do anything new, but that you will never fall below the standard of courage and conduct handed down to you. Then tradition, far from being handcuffs to cramp your action, will be a handrail to guide and steady you in rough places. --Sir William Slim
I pray heaven to bestow the best of blessing on this house, and on all that shall hereafter inhabit it. May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof. --President John Adams (speaking, of course, of The White House)

No punishment, in my opinion, is too great for a man who can build his greatness upon his country's ruin. --George Washington
The country is going to start healing when the government starts telling the truth. --Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

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