Edmund Hillary: Conquer…

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist 

Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), New Zealand mounta...

Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), New Zealand mountaineer and explorer (erroneously affixed rosette by President Kwaśniewski! {full distinction or rosette, miniature}) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Peter Munk: Not Einstein?

Albert Einstein during a lecture in Vienna in 1921

Albert Einstein during a lecture in Vienna in 1921 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I’m not exactly an Einstein, so I compensate by being more focused. ”

Abraham Lincoln: Cowards

English: Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth Presid...

English: Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States. Latviešu: Abrahams Linkolns, sešpadsmitais ASV prezidents. Српски / Srpski: Абрахам Линколн, шеснаести председник Сједињених Америчких Држава. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.”
Abraham Lincoln

 

 

Martin Luther King Jr: Directly, indirectly

 

“Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality. ”

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Abraham Lincoln: Tact

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves. –Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the US (1809-1865)

 

English: Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth Presid...

English: Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States. Latviešu: Abrahams Linkolns, sešpadsmitais ASV prezidents. Српски / Srpski: Абрахам Линколн, шеснаести председник Сједињених Америчких Држава. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)