Ralph Waldo Emerson: Excess wisdom

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (Photo credit: Books18)

“The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Tab Hunter: What people believe

“People believe what they want to believe. ”

Edward Everett Hale: Being one

Edward Everett Hale

Edward Everett Hale (Photo credit: Mr. Ducke)

I am only one, / But still I am one. / I cannot do everything, / But still I can do something; / And because I cannot do everything, / I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. –Edward Everett Hale, author (1822-1909)

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Jane Austen: Suffering places

Jane Austen, Watercolour and pencil portrait b...

Jane Austen, Watercolour and pencil portrait by her sister Cassandra, 1810 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.” – – –Jane Austen, novelist (1775-1817).

Competition and cooperation

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933. Lietuvių: Fra...

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933. Lietuvių: Franklinas Delanas Ruzveltas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off. ”
Franklin D Roosevelt