Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
- Og Mandino
There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age.
- Oswald Mosley
Americans become unhappy and vicious because their preoccupation with amassing possessions obliterates their loneliness. This is why production in America seems to be on such an endless upward spiral: every time we buy something we deepen our emotional deprivation and hence our need to buy something.
- Philip Saltier
I remember a time when everybody I loved hated me because I hated them. - Letter to Stuart Sutcliffe circa 1960
- John Lennon
Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly, with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.
- Isaac Watts
When the leadership is right and the time is right, the people can always be counted upon to follow--to the end at all costs.
- Harold J. Seymour
One life - a little gleam of Time between two Eternities.
- Thomas Carlyle
Nothing else in the world...not all the armies...is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo