John Lennon: "Time you enjoy wasting..."

"Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted."

—John Lennon

Unknown: "Even in the dark..."

"Even in the dark corners of grief and memory, a small light still shines; for without the dark, there would be nothing to illuminate."


Unknown: "If war is the..."

"If war is the answer, we are asking the wrong question."


Doe Zantamata: "Taking time to do..."

"Taking time to do nothing often brings everything into perspective."

—Doe Zantamata

Unknown: "Great leaders don't tell..."

"Great leaders don't tell you what to do. They show you how it's done."


Bruce Lee: "A teacher is never..."

"A teacher is never a giver of truth. He is a guide, a pointer to the truth that each student must find for himself. A good teacher is merely a catalyst.” 

—Bruce Lee

Unknown: "There will always be..."

"There will always be a reason why you meet people. Either you need them to change your life or you're the one that will change theirs."


Joseph Campbell: "The cave you fear..."

"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek."

—Joseph Campbell

Carl Jung: "I am not what..."

"I am not what happened to me. I am what I chose to become."

—Carl Jung

Nelson Mandela: "I learned that courage..."

"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."

—Nelson Mandela

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: "We mus see that...'

"We must see that peace represents a sweeter music, a cosmic melody, that is far superior to the discords of war."

—Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rumi: "You are not a..."

"You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop."


Osho: "The greatest fear in..."

The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of others, and the moment you are unafraid of the crowd, you are no longer a sheep. You become a lion. A great roar arises in  your heart. The roar of freedom."


Khalil Gibran: "Your pain is the..."

"Your pain is the breaking of the shell which encloses your understanding."

—Khalil Gibran, "The Prophet"

Ed Solomon: "A person is smart..."

"A person is smart. People are dumb. Everything they've ever "known" has been proven to be wrong. A thousand years ago everybody knew as a fact, that the earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, they knew it was flat. Fifteen minutes ago, you knew we humans were alone on it. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."

—Ed Solomon, Kay in "Men in Black"