Elbert Hubbard: Flattery

“A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself. ”

Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Tab Hunter: What people believe

“People believe what they want to believe. ”

Alanis Morissette: Instrument, rather than ornament

Alanis Morissette in concert

Alanis Morissette in concert (Photo credit: coccinella)

I think there is no better way to invite a human being to view their body differently than by inviting them to be an athlete, by revering one’s body as an instrument rather than just an ornament. It’s a really great way to reorient how you see your body so you can see it as this incredible, awe-inspiring machine that you need to fuel well in order for it to function.

Alanis Morissette, singer/actress.

Mistakes

George Bernard Shaw, Nobel laureate in Literat...

George Bernard Shaw, Nobel laureate in Literature 1925 Deutsch: George Bernard Shaw, Nobelpreisträger für Literatur 1925 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. ”
George Bernard Shaw

P G Wodehouse: Apologies

P. G. Wodehouse, Bolton's friend and collaborator

P. G. Wodehouse, Bolton's friend and collaborator (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them. ”
P. G. Wodehouse