My mind, my thoughts, my words

Some of my favourite quotes and idioms

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand. (Albert Einstein)

Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit comfortably on your shoulder.
But why bother with Happiness in the first place –
It is better to lead a worthy life with tears than a happy one lacking meaning.

The secret of happiness is to lower your expectations

The joy of life comes from our encounter with new experiences.

Don’t dream your life, live your dreams.

Sometimes it’s letting go, not holding on, that shows true strength.

Don’t try to reverse the past; spilled water is hard to pick up.

You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards. (Steve Jobs)

Memory is a wonderful thing if you don’t have to deal with the past.

Those who begin with doubts often end up with certainties, and those who begin with certainties often end up with doubts. (Francis Bacon)

Talent hits the target others cannot hit, genius hits the target others cannot see. (Arthur Schopenhauer)

To know what you want and to get it…. is just plain ordinary.
Not to know what you want and to still get it… now that is truly extraordinary.

I’m not professor of anything anywhere, I’m merely a student of life.

That’s why other people exist, to save them from themselves. (TV series)

Death is the destination we all share. (Steve Jobs)

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
(Nelson Mandela)

Language doesn’t have a right or wrong, it’s just the way people communicate.

For the world you are just someone but for some people you are the world.

There comes a point in your life when you realise who REALLY matters, who NEVER did, and who ALWAYS will.

Who fights can lose, who doesn’t fight has already lost.

How do you want to find a prince without kissing frogs? Often mistakes help you to attain your goals.

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

Technology is designed to fail.

There’s no such thing as an exception to the rule…that’s just another way of saying “we haven’t figured out the rule yet!”

We see things not as they are, but as we are.

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