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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.

One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
~Andre Gide: French critic, essayist, & novelist (1869 - 1951)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
~ Mark Twain :American Humorist, Writer and Lecturer. (1835-1910)

“I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one”
~Mark Twain

“If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right, you'll probably never do much of anything.”
~Win Borden

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.”
~Dr. Seuss quotes

“I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand.
Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential
until it cries for mercy.”
~Og Mandino: American Essayist and Psychologist, (1923-1996)

“Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude”
~Alfred North Whitehead: British Mathematician and Philosopher, (1861-1947)

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.”
~William Shedd