Thursday, 12 January 2012

Quote Worthy

In social institutions, the whole is always less than the sum of its parts. There will never be a state as good as its people, or a church worthy of its congregation, or a university equal to its faculty and students. - Edward Abbey

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know. - Charles Kingsley

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance. Then, whenever doubt, anxiety or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal – and they’ll soon forget my number. - Edith Armstrong

It is only in the repetition of the craft that he or she masters the art. Only when the craft becomes second nature can one begin to create from his or her inner being the forms, images, and conceptions to create within the art. - Samuel Avital 

Nothing is impossible: there are ways which lead to everything; and if we had sufficient will, we should always have sufficient means. It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible. - Duc de La Rochefoucauld