“Thinking is progress. Non-thinking is stagnation of the individual, organisation and country. Thinking leads to action. Knowledge without action is useless and irrelevant. Knowledge with action converts adversity into prosperity.”
~APJ Abdul Kalam.
“Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted…Live in fragments no more.”
“The unthankful heart … discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!”
~Henry W Beecher.
“I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.”
—Marcel Duchamp, artist (28 Jul 1887-1968).
“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”
—Henry David Thoreau.
“The last time I saw him, he was walking down lover’s lane holding his own hand.”
“I wish I could have known earlier that you have all the time you’ll need right up to the day you die.”
—William Wiley, artist (b. 1937).