Quotes September 30, 2016

“All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle.”
Samuel Johnson, as quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
Chinese Proverb

Speculation and the exploration of ideas beyond what we know with certainty are what lead to progress.
Lisa Randall,
theoretical physicist

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.
John Dewey,
psychologist and philosopher