outlook on life

“How you do anything is how you do everything.”

Jul 8 2018

...is actually a title of a book by Cheri Huber, an American meditation teacher in the Sōtō School of Zen Buddhism tradition.

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“The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.”

Jul 6 2018

Abraham Harold Maslow was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization..

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“Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.”

Jul 2 2018

Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich, better known under his pen name Sholem Aleichem, was a leading Yiddish author and playwright. The musical based on his stories about Tevye the Dairyman, was the first commercially successful English-language stage production about Jewish life in Eastern Europe. The Hebrew phrase "shalom aleichem" literally means "peace be upon you", and is a greeting in traditional Hebrew and Yiddish.

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“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didnt.”

Jun 14 2018

Erica Jong is an American novelist, satirist, and poet, known particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying.

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“You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures.”

May 31 2018

Charles "Chuck" Noble (May 18, 1916 – August 16, 2003) was an American Major General and engineer who worked on the Manhattan Project, led construction in Nuremberg after World War II, developed the early American Intercontinental ballistic missile program, was the chief Engineer in the Vietnam War, and made the controversial yet successful decision to open Morganza Spillway in Louisiana for the first time to relieve pressure upstream and save New Orleans during 1973 Mississippi Flood.

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“The key to happiness is having dreams. The key to success is making your dreams come true.”

Mar 15 2018

– Anonymous

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“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

Sep 1 2016

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized.”

Aug 2 2015

Daniel Hudson Burnham , FAIA (September 4, 1846 – June 1, 1912) was an American architect and urban designer. Burnham took a leading role in the creation of master plans for the development of a number of cities, including Chicago, Manila and downtown Washington, D.C.

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“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”

Jun 11 2014

– This saying was coined by Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie (1837–1919) in her novel, Mrs. Dymond (1885)

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“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.”

May 9 2013

Stephen Chbosky, an American novelist, screenwriter, and film director best known for writing the coming of age novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

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“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

Feb 3 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”

Jan 31 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.”

Dec 31 2012

Brad Paisley, an American singer-songwriter and musician. His style crosses between traditional country music and Southern rock, and his songs are frequently laced with humor and pop culture references.

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“If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”

Dec 5 2012

Marilyn Monroe, was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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“Try not. Do. Or do not, there is no try.”

Jan 20 2012

Yoda, Star Wars

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