It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires. -Hilary Mantel Advertisements
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge. -Daniel J. Boorstin
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. -John Locke
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends. -Friedrich Nietzsche
No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire. -L. Frank Baum
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. -Langston Hughes
Raise the level of your words but not the voice. For it is the rain that grows flowers and not the thunder!
We must stop assuming that a thing which has never been done before probably cannot be done at all!
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long after they have departed.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. -Ralph Waldo Emerson.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized – never knowing.