It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright Brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.”
“Your thoughts have to understand one thing: that you are not interested in them. The moment you have made this point you have attained a tremendous victory.”
“The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.”
Madame Marie du Deffand
“What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”
Reward worthy failure — experimentation.
entrepreneur and philanthropist
A battle lost or won is easily described, understood and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.
social reformer, abolitionist and orator
We are all living with the cage door wide open.