Quotes on overcoming


When one buys some of my artwork I hope it is because they will wish to learn from it and not because they think it will match their drapes

~ Christian Cardell Corbet

The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion... It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation - persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.

~ Alexander Graham Bell

Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man, but they don't bite everybody.

~ Stanislaw Lec

There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.

~ Vincent Van Gogh

Character is much easier kept than recovered.

~ Thomas Paine

Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.

~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Quantum mechanics is certainly imposing. But an inner voice tells me that it is not yet the real thing. The theory says a lot, but does not really bring us closer to the secret of the 'Old One.' I, at any rate, am convinced that He is not playing at dice.

~ Albert Einstein

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.

~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.

~ Samuel Johnson

To educate a man in mind, and not in morals, is to educate a menace to society.

~ Theodore Roosevelt

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