Leonardo da Vinci, painter, engineer, musician, and scientist (1452-1519)
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe, poet and short-story writer (1809-1849)
No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.
Jascha Heifetz, violinist (1901-1987 )
Not all those that wander are lost.
J.R.R. Tolkien, novelist and philologist (1892-1973 )
Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.
Madame de Stael, writer (1766-1817 )
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784 )
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well -- he has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882 )
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924)
A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, poet, novelist, essayist, and physician (1809-1894 )
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.