“We see things as we are, not as they are.”

Anais NinAnais Nin

“A problem well put is half solved.”

John DeweyJohn Dewey

“Hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man that hated and this was an immutable law.”

James BaldwinJames Baldwin

“I am incapable of conceiving infinity, and yet I do not accept finity. I want this adventure that is the context of my life to go on without end.”

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”


“Between stimulus and response there is a space.”

Victor E. FranklVictor E. Frankl

“If men could only know each other, they would neither idolize nor hate.”

Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard

“It’s a difficult thing to climb to the top of the ladder of success only to realize when you get there that your ladder has been leaning against the wrong wall.”

Thomas MertonThomas Merton

“I’ve never met a bored person who wasn’t, themselves, boring.”

Elizabeth GilbertElizabeth Gilbert

“We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us with nothing to show for our progress except the memory of the smell of smoke and a presumption that once our eyes watered.”

Tom StoppardTom Stoppard