Words To Live By

These are quotations that have stuck with me along the years. Have a favorite you would like to suggest? Feel free to contact me or post in the comments below:

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. -William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
-Benjamin Disraeli

Faith is tied to love in a way that logical deduction and reason are not. We are changed by what we love more than what we think.
-Cherie Harder, president of Trinity Forum

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.
-Tim Ferriss, author

Tell me with whom you consort and I will tell you who you are.
-Goethe, as seen on a Farnam Street post

What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence, a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it. 
-Herbert Simon, Economics Nobel Prize Winner

You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.  
-Jerry West, Hall of Fame basketball player

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. 
-Harry S Truman

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