What others apprise, the same you want to,
what others avoid, the same you want to, that is why, you fail as
others, how ridiculous it is!
Do not believe in anything simply because
you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is
spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it
is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything
merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in
traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But
after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with
reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then
accept it and live up to it.
When we see men of a contrary character, we
should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
"We, the rusting leaves, have a voice that
answers the storms, but who are you, so silent?" - "I am a mere
Never forget that only dead fish swim with
~ Malcolm Muggeridge
Do you want to spend the rest of your life
selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?
All this worldly wisdom was once the
unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Henry David Thoreau
What you think of yourself is much more
important than what others think of you.
Act as if what you do makes a difference.
In order to be irreplaceable one must
always be different.
If you want to succeed, you have to forge
new paths and avoid borrowed ones.
~ John Rockefeller
Do not go where the path may lead, go
instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Glory may be fleeting, but obscurity is
Great things are not accomplished by those
who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
~ Charles Kuralt
Swim upstream. Go the other way. Ignore the
conventional wisdom. If everybody else is doing it one way, there's a
good chance you can find your niche by going in exactly the opposite
Our success is due, in part, to
not just an ability but a willingness to look at things differently.
I don't know the key to success, but the
key to failure is trying to please everybody.
~ Bill Cosby
Remember always that you not only have the
right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
Do not follow the crowd. Ignore the market,
the crowd, and its fashions.
Every level of income demands a different
If you risk nothing, then you risk
~ Greena Davis
A ship in port is safe; but that is not
what ships are built for. Sail out to sea and do new things.
~ Grace Hopper
One machine can do the work of fifty
ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
~ Elbert Hubbard
If you think you're too small to have an
impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
~ Anita Roddick