Posted by: wegottobefree | May 11, 2009

Great Wisdom

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

—Ambrose Redmoon

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

—Gandhi

To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.

—Abraham Maslow

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.

—Baltasar Gracian

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought.

—Basho

What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.

—John Ruskin

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes.

—Marcel Proust

Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time, to figure out whether you like it or not.

—Virgil Garnett Thomson

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