Quotes August 12, 2019

If you’re willing to fail interestingly, you tend to succeed interestingly.
Edward Albee,
Shoulda, coulda, woulda. It’s so easy in the past tense.
Sarah Dessen,
One sometimes finds what one is not looking for.
Sir Alexander Fleming,
physician, scientist who discovered penicillin
When everything is connected to everything else, for better or for worse, everything matters.
Bruce Mao,
Ideas are like fish. If you want to catch little fish, you can stay in the shallow water. But if you want to catch the big fish, you’ve got to go deeper.
David Lynch,
Research is a matter of overcoming obstacles.
Alexander Dalgarno,
physicist, known as the father of molecular astrophysics
This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor ever rising.
John Muir,
naturalist, writer, conservationist
Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.
Lucy Maud Montgomery,
The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions.
Claude Levi-Strauss,
social anthropologist
A book read by a thousand different people is a thousand different books.
Andrei Tarkovsky,
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.
Andrew Carnegie,
industrialist, business magnate, philanthropist
You can’t sit around and wait for somebody to say who you are. You need to write it and paint it and do it.
Faith Ringgold,
Generosity is the best investment.
Diane von Furstenberg,
fashion designer