Well-informed people know it is impossible to transmit the voice over wires. Even if it were, it would be of no practical value. -- Boston Post, 1865

1. Genius is childhood recaptured . Charles Baudelaire . 2. From error to error , one discovers the entire truth. Sigmund Freud

3. The thoughts that come unsought are commonly the most valuable we have John locke

4. It is better to know nothing , than to know what isn't so Josh Billings 5. It is a mistake to look too far ahead , only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time Winston Churchill

6. What we have to learn to do , we learn by doing Aristotle

7. If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules, the quitting time and the stakes chinese proverb

8. Here is your test to find out if your mission on earth is finished : if you are alive it isn't. Richard Bach

9. Going to church doesn't make you christian any more than going to your garage makes you a car Lauren J Peter.

10 You may be disappointed if you fail , but you are doomed if you don't try Beverly Sills

11 He that will not apply new remedies must accept new evils. for time is the great innovator . Francis bacon.

12 ##Discipline does not mean suppression or control nor does it mean adjustment to a pattern or ideology. It means a mind that sees "what is" and learns from "what was" Krishnamurti

13 The greatest blessing of our democracy is our freedom, But in the last analysis ,our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves. Bernard Baruch

14 Above all, do not try to talk yourself out of good ideas by trying to expound them at haphazard meetings. Jacques Barzun

15 There is a element of truth in every idea that lasts long enough to be called corny Irving Berlin

16 From your parents you learn love and laughter, and how to put one foot in front of the other, but when you open books you discover that you have wings Helen Hayes

17 Do not be too timid or squeamish about your actions, All life is an experiment. Ralph waldo Emerson

18 ==== Perfection is attained , not when there is nothing to add but nothing to take away. Antoine de' Exupery

19 ==== Fall 7 times, stand up 8 Japanese Proverb

20 ==== Not the fruit of experience, but the experience itself, is the end Walter Pater

21 ==== In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities in the expert's there are few. Shunro Suzuki

22 The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it Carl R. Rogers

23 If you don't want anyone to know it, don't do it Chinese proverb

24 more light you pour on it, the more it contracts Oliver Wendel Holmes

25 The secret of success is to be ready for opportunity when it comes Benjamin Disraeli

26 The wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility . Charles Kettering

27 I use not only all the brains I have , but all I can borrow Woodrow wilson

28 It wasn't until late in life, how powerful it was to say "I don't know" W. Somerset Maugham

29 I invent nothing, I rediscover Auguste Rodin

30 Do what you can ,where you are with what you have, Theodore Roosevelt

31 You always pass failure on the way to success

32 We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life when all we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about charles Kingsle

33 It is better to debate aquestion without settling it , than to settle a question without debating it . Joseph Joubert.

34 The universe is like a safe with the combination locked inside Peter Devrie 35 Great works are performed not by strength but by persistence He who walks with vigor 3 hours a day shall in 7 years walk the circumference of the globe. Samuel Johnson

36 No barriers, no masses however enormous , can withstand the powers of the mind; the remotest corner yield to them , all things succumb the very heaven is laid open Marcus Manilius

37 Energy is eternal delight William Blake

38 Results! Why man, I have gotten a lot of results! I know several 39 thousand things that won't work T. A. Edison

40 Kindness in words creates confidence, Kindness is thinking creates profoundness , Kindness in giving creates love Lao Tze

41 Things dont change you chane your way to looking Carlos Casteneda

42 I can feel guilty of the past, apprehensive of the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of wellness Abraham Maslow

43 Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye Mary Shelly

44 I don't like work - What I like is in the work - the chance to find yourself. Joseph Conrad

45 If way to a Better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst Thomas Hardy

46 Only a fool tests the depth of the river with both feet Ashanti Proverb

47 One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of shore for a very long time. Andre' Gide

48 If a man neglects education he walks lame to the end of his life. Plato

49 We all live under the same sky but we all don't have the same horizon Konrad Adenaur What one has to do can usually be done Elenor Roosevelt

50 The only true hapiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose Henry Cowper

51 No amount of experimentation can prove me right, a single experiment can prove me wrong. Einstein

52 Properly we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensly alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand Ezra Pound

53 We can be knowledgeable with another man's knowledge but we can not be wise with another man's wisdom. Michel de Montaigne

54 Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice American Proverb

55 The great use of life is to use it for something that will outlast it. William James

56 Our business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but\ to do what lies clearly at hand Thomas Carlyle .