“You are as old as God and as young as the morning.”
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because westop playing.”
—George Bernard Shaw
“Your fears are not walls, but hurdles. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquering of it.
“Every man has a coward and hero in his soul.
“Each day comes bearing its gifts. Untie the ribbons.
”—Ann Ruth Schabaker
“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s asunique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discoverwhat you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe tolead you.
“Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window throughwhich you must see the world.
”—George Bernard Shaw
“A human being is a part of a whole, called by us universe, a part limitedin time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings assomething separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of hisconsciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us toour personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Ourtask must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in itsbeauty.
“When I take on a new problem, I’m not interested in how it’s been donebefore. I only want to know, of all the constraints people tend toassume, which ones are actually fundamental and which ones are justhabit?
”—Jeff Bonwick, Sun Microsystems
“There is one river of Truth which receives tributaries from every side.
” —Clement of Alexandria
“It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, toembrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longermeaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, forin movement there is life, and in change there is power.