When your views on the world and your intellect are being challenged and you begin to feel uncomfortable because of a contradiction you've detected that is threatening your current model of the world or some aspect of it, pay attention. You are about to learn something. This discomfort and intellectual conflict is when learning is taking place.
-- William Drury
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
-- Walter Bagehot
The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car...a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.
-- Ben Sweetland
If your capacity to acquire has outstripped your capacity to enjoy, you are on the way to the scrap-heap.