Quotes

A quote is the best way to say much with just a little. These are my favorite ones.

“Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses, especially learn how to see. Realise that everything connects to everything else.”
Leonardo Da Vinci

“Metaphor is the bridge from the safety of the familiar to the excitement of the new.”
RJ Andrews

“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.”
Vernon Law

“It’s amazing how many things are found while looking for something else.”
Anonymous

“At the end of the game, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.”
Italian Proverb

“To provoke a smile is almost always another smile.”
Anonymous

“The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.”
Alden Nowlan

“The great lovers will always be unhappy, because for them love is great and so they ask of their beloved the same intensity of thought that they have for her - otherwise they feel betrayed.”
Cesare Pavese

“This is the temple of intelligence, and I am its high priest. You are profaning its sacred domain. You will win, because you have enough brute force. But you will not convince. In order to convince it is necessary to persuade, and to persuade you will need something that you lack: reason and right in the struggle.”
Miguel de Unamuno

“The important thing in life is not to triumph but to compete.”
Pierre de Coubertin

“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?”
Albert Einstein

“People Who Say It Cannot Be Done Should Not Interrupt Those Who Are Doing It.”
Anonymous

“We need to change the way we feel — to learn how to feel proud instead of ashamed when we notice we might have been wrong about something, or to learn how to feel intrigued instead of defensive when we encounter some information that contradicts our beliefs.”
Anonymous

“You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”
Abraham Lincoln

“It has been said that families who are closely attached may cut themselves off from the outside world. So it was with the Romanovs.”
Anonymous

“When you like a flower, you just pluck it. But when you love a flower, you water it daily.”
Gautama Buddha

“To do things right, you first need love, then technique.”
Antoni Gaudí

“Worry more about your conscience than your reputation. Because your conscience is what you are, your reputation is what others think of you. And what others think of you is their problem.”
Charles Chaplin

“If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together.”
African Proverb

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.”
Thomas Stearns Elliot

“Of what I can be for me, not only can you not know anything, but not even myself.”
Luigi Pirandello

“Everything in moderation, including moderation.”
Oscar Wilde

“What surprised me most in Western men is that they lose health to make money and then lose money to recover health. They think so much about the future that they forget to live the present in such a way that they cannot live either the present or the future. They live as if they should never die and die as if they had never lived.”
Dalai Lama

“Hypochondria is the only illness I don’t have.”
Anonymous

“There are no facts, only interpretations.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”
Albert Einstein

“It is not difficult to know a thing; what is difficult is to know how to use what you known.”
Han Fei Tzu

“Les cadeaux sont comme les conseils : ils font plaisir surtout à ceux qui les donnent.”
Emile Henriot

“Penso che il cervello sia l’anima,non credo alla vita dopo la morte ne tanto meno a un paradiso in versione condominiale, dove rincontrare amici, nemici, parenti, conoscenti…”
Margherita Hack

“E se caschi fai una capriola, un inchino, e ti rialzi.”
Anonymous

“Truth is always unbelievable.”
Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona

“I don’t like women wearing fur. One never knows if someone is touching them for the love of them or of their fur.”
Anonymous

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”
George Orwell