If a person doesn't have a sense of achievement in their real life, it's easy to lose themselves in a virtual world where they can get a false sense of accomplishment.
Submitted by Noral over 4 years ago
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Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
Submitted by robotnic about 7 years ago
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects!
Submitted by towo almost 6 years ago
Don't tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon.
Submitted by qwoat over 6 years ago
Just get started. There are some days when you don’t feel like heading out the door for a run, or figuring out your budget, or whatever it is you’re supposed to do that day for your goal. Well, instead of thinking about how hard it is, and how long it will take, tell yourself that you just have to start.
Submitted by laura about 7 years ago
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Submitted by adityaanand1 about 7 years ago
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
— Ayn Rand
Submitted by kidcapricious about 7 years ago
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Submitted by adealey about 7 years ago
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Submitted by Kaye11 over 7 years ago
It's not whether you get knocked down. It's whether you get up again.
Submitted by benlithgow over 7 years ago
The problem is not there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
Submitted by aazheng almost 6 years ago
People were meant to be loved
Stuff was meant to be used
The reason why we're so unhappy is because
People are being used and
Stuff is being loved.
Submitted by Carmen almost 6 years ago
"We cannot become who we need to be by remaining who we are."
Submitted by misselephant almost 6 years ago
Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig.
Submitted by bytehead almost 6 years ago
“Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.”
— Blaise Pascal, French philosopher, Pensees (1623-1662)
Submitted by cdogzilla almost 6 years ago
I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.
Submitted by sirchaint about 6 years ago
Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.
Submitted by Cygnus about 6 years ago