“One should absorb the colour of life, but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.”
Oscar Wilde
(Oct. 16, 1854 – Nov. 30, 1900)


“We do what we must, and call it by the best names.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882)


“Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.”
(~2nd century AD)


“…Like the morning sun you come and like the wind you go.
Ain’t no time to hate, barely time to wait.
Wo-oah what I want to know, where does the time go ?…”
The Grateful Dead
(”Uncle John’s Band” – 1969)
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“I’m a Changeling see me change…
Yeah, I’m leavin’ town
On a midnight train
Gotta see me change.
Change, change, change…”
The Doors
(”The Changeling” – L.A. Woman, May 1971)


“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.”
Arthur Conan Doyle
(May 22, 1859 – Jul 7, 1930)


“Don’t waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour’s duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882)


“On Good Friday Jesus died But rose again at Eastertide…..Lord, teach us to understand that your Son died to save us not from suffering but from ourselves, not from injustice…but from being unjust.  He died that we might live – but live as he lives, by dying as he died who died to himself.”
George MacDonald
(Dec. 10, 1824 – Sep. 18, 1905)


“Conquer thyself, till thou has done this, thou art but a slave; for it is almost as well to be subjected to another’s appetite as to thine own.”
Sir Richard Francis Burton
(Mar. 19, 1821 – Oct. 20, 1890)


“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.”
Wayne Gretzky
(born Jan. 26, 1961)


“An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.”
Niels Bohr
(Oct. 7, 1885–Nov. 18, 1962)


“Keep up and you’ll be kept up.”
Yogi Bhajan
(Aug. 26, 1929–Oct. 6, 2004)


“Divinity is the elementary personality of a human being. When he can stand before corruption and win, that is an undivided personality. It is called divinity.”
Yogi Bhajan
(Aug. 26, 1929–Oct. 6, 2004)


“We are stardust, we are golden.
We are billion year old carbon.
And we got to get ourselves back to the garden.”
(WoodstockDéjà Vu, 1970)

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“A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Aug. 28, 1749 – Mar. 22, 1832)



George Bernard Shaw TN
“Take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then say it with the utmost levity.”
George Bernard Shaw
(Jul. 26, 1856 – Nov. 2, 1950)



“God doesn’t require us to succeed; he only requires that you try.”
Mother Teresa
(Aug. 26, 1910 – Sep. 5, 1997)



Mark Twain TN
“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
Mark Twain
(Nov. 30, 1835 – Apr. 21, 1910)



The noose of Death is cut, and one’s wanderings cease;
Victory is obtained, when one conquers one’s own mind.”
Shri Guru Granth Sahib


“Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.  It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.”
Henry Ford
(Jul. 30, 1863 – Apr. 07, 1947)



You don’t know what it means to win…Come down and see me again.
Been down one time…Been down two times…I’m never going back again.”
Fleetwood Mac
(”Rumours”, 1977)


“The will is not free – it is a phenomenon bound by cause and effect – but there is something behind the will which is free.”
Swami Vivekananda
(Jan. 12, 1863 – Jul. 4, 1902)


“Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one’s level of aspiration.”
Jack Nicklaus
(born Jan. 21, 1940)


“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882)


“By the first rays of the rising sun, the universe is stirred…
The dawn is the dream of God’s creative fancy.”
(circa 1700–1100 BC)



“From the moment you entered this world of existence, a ladder was put in front of you so you could escape.”
Mawlānā Jalāl-ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī



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