“Inaction saps the vigor of the mind.” ~~ Leonardo da Vinci


“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” ~~ Janis Joplin

Filed under: Character,  Choices,  Janis Joplin

“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” ~~   Mahatma

Filed under: Character,  Choices,  Determination,  Experience,  Life,  Mahatma Gandhi,  Risk

“What’s right isn’t always popular, and what’s popular isn’t always right.” ~~   Mahatma Gandhi

Filed under: Character,  Choices,  Determination,  Mahatma Gandhi

“There must be more to life than having everything.” ~~ Maurice Sendak

Filed under: Choices,  Life,  Limits,  Maurice Sendak

“It is not good enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.” ~~ Rene Descartes


“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” ~~   Marilyn vos Savant

Filed under: Character,  Choices,  Knowledge,  Marilyn vos Savant,  Wisdom

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.” ~~ Steve Jobs

Filed under: Choices,  Life,  Steve Jobs

“In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau