“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”

~Socrates

"Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out."

~Benjamin Franklin

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”

~Marcus Aurelius

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”

~Brigham Young

"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life."

~Charles Darwin

“Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.”

~Oscar Wilde

“Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the problem”

~Unknown

"All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed-only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle."

~Nikola Tesla

"The more you know, the crazier you look."

~Unknown

"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light."

~Plato

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.”

~Lloyd Alexander

"Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes."

~William Gibson

"The highest form of human intelligence is to observe yourself without judgement."

~Jiddu Krishnamurti

“My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.”

~Marcel Proust

“The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.”

~Charles Bukowski

“I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.”

~Johannes Kepler

"A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer."

~Bruce Lee

"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere."

~Albert Einstein

"The older I grow the more I listen to people who don't talk much."

~Germain G. Glien

"When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic."

~Dresden James

“Morality is doing what's right regardless of what you're told. Obedience is doing what is told regardless of what is right.”

~H. L. Mencken

"History would be a wonderful thing – if it were only true."

~Leo Tolstoy

"Detachment is not that you should own nothing, but that nothing should own you."

~Ali ibn abi Talib

"Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience."

~Mark Twain