"Success is not owned. It's rented, and you have to pay rent every day."
- Frank Haith
"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."
"East is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesause they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now tell me what you know."
"Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive that is you-er than you! Shout aloud 'I am glad to be what I am! Thank goodness I am not a clam or a ham or a dusty old bottle of gooseberry jam! I am what I am! What a great thing to be! If I say so myself, Happy Everyday to me!' "
“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
"There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied mathematics"
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
- Albert Einstein
“They cheer me because they all understand me, and they cheer you because no one understands you.”
- Charlie Chaplin to Albert Einstein
"He who takes offense when no offense is intended is a fool, and he who takes offense when offense is intended is a greater fool."
— Brigham Young
“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”
"When I find myself in a position like this I ask myself, 'What would General Motors do?' And then I do the opposite."
- Cary Grant as Johnny Case in 'Holiday'
Where is the Life we have lost in living?
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
- T.S. Eliot
"Public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is bad."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"I[t] has been said that schools impart enough facts to make children stop asking questions. Those with whom the schools don't succeed become scientists."
- Knut Schmidt-Nielsen
"I am determined to control events, not be controlled by them."
— John Adams