What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?
More quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.
More quotes about Wisdom
Prudence operates on life in the same manner as rule of composition; it produces vigilance rather than elevation; rather prevents loss than procures advantage; and often miscarriages, but seldom reaches either power or honor.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day.
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
The mind is refrigerated by interruption; the thoughts are diverted from the principal subject; the reader is weary, he suspects not why; and at last throws away the book, which he has too diligently studied.