Quotes December 11, 2016

It is never too late to heal the mind and to bring to ourselves and to those around us the compassion and kindness that arise from that healing and integration.
Dan Siegel

“To me, education is what people do to you, and learning is what you do to yourself. [School] feels like they’re trying to make you memorize the whole encyclopedia before they let you go out and play … like they assume you’re going to be on top of some mountain all by yourself with a number 2 pencil trying to figure out what to do, when in fact you’re always going to be connected, you’re always going to have friends, and you can pull Wikipedia up whenever you need it, and what you need to learn is how to learn.”
Joi Ito

Knowledge is realizing that the street is one-way, wisdom is looking both directions anyway.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
Albert Einstein

Optimism: Waiting for a ship to come in when you haven’t sent one out.

books have knowledge, knowledge is power, power corrupts, corruption is a crime, and crime doesn’t pay..so if you keep reading, you’ll go broke

Advice for the day: If you have a headache, do what it says on the aspirin bottle: Take two, and KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN.

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain

It may look like I’m doing nothing, but I’m actively waiting for my problems to go away.

Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.
Robert Benchley

A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
Howard Scott