Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything; for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.
Ben Azai, Mishna
When you leave college, there are thousands of people out there with the same degree you have; when you get a job, there will be thousands of people doing what you want to do for a living. But you are the only person alive who has sole custody of your life.
- Anna Quindlen, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, 2000
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."
- Theodore Roosevelt
"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow."
- Ronald E. Osborn
Romanticism is the expression of man's urge to rise above reason and common sense, just as rationalism is the expression of his urge to rise above theology and emotion.
- Charles Yost