Collection of Quotes – Fall ’17

“Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.”
     Norman Cousins
“You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
     Mark Twain

“The good life is not a passive existence where you live and let live. It is one of involvement where you live and help live.” 
     Herb Cohen

“A leader's lasting value is measured by succession.”
     John C. Maxwell

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.”
     Niels Bohr

“In this exquisitely connected world, we never know how our small activities will affect others through the invisible fabric of our connectedness.”
     Grace Lee Boggs

“When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose.”
      Bob Dylan

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul. We become the books we read.”
     Matthew Kelly

“It's not good enough to be right. You also need to be effective.” 
     Cyril deGrasse Tyson

“If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.”
        Jim Rohn

“Extraordinary success is sequential, not simultaneous. You do the right thing, and then you do the next right thing. Over time it adds up, and the geometric potential of success is unleashed.”
       Gary Keller

“A man surprised is half beaten.”
     Thomas Fuller

“Loving life is easy when you are abroad. Where no one knows you and you hold your life in your hands all alone, you are more master of yourself than at any other time.”
     Hannah Arendt

“I thought you'd rather have a live donkey than a dead lion.” 
     Sir Ernest Shackleton (on turning back before reaching the South Pole)

CRM 10/10/17