“Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom, while discouragement often nips it in the bud. Any of us put out more and better ideas if our efforts are truly appreciated.”
“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.”
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dream, and endeavours to live the life which he had imagines, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
If words are to enter men’s minds and bear fruit, they must be the right words shaped cunningly to pass men’s defenses and explode silently and effectually within their minds. –J.B. Phillips, writer and clergyman (1906-1982)
Adventure is the result of poor planning.
—Colonel Batchford Snell
What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering. –George Bernard Shaw, writer, Nobel laureate (1856-1950)
“We are given to the cult of personality; when things go badly we look to some messiah to save us. If by chance we think we have found one, it will not be long before we destroy him. ”
“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” –Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, Nobel laureate (1875-1965).
Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely. –Erma Bombeck, author (1927-1996)
“The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations. ”