Posted by: Ling-Ling Lisa Shih | June 25, 2017

Life is no brief candle to me…

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of a splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as I can before handing it on to future generations. –George Bernard Shaw

Posted by: Ling-Ling Lisa Shih | June 25, 2017

Rise above the narrow confines of one’s individualistic concerns

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted by: Ling-Ling Lisa Shih | June 24, 2017

The bitterest tears shed over graves…

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.–Harreit Beecher Stowe

Posted by: Ling-Ling Lisa Shih | June 24, 2017

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. –Bertrand Russell

Posted by: Ling-Ling Lisa Shih | June 24, 2017

The greatest tragedy in life …

The greatest tragedy in life is to spend your whole life fishing only to discover that it was not fish you were after.–Henry David Thoreau

 

Posted by: Ling-Ling Lisa Shih | June 24, 2017

Youth is a wonderful thing; it is a pity it is wasted on the young

Youth is a wonderful thing; it is a pity it is wasted on the young.–Gorge Bernard Shaw

Posted by: Ling-Ling Lisa Shih | June 24, 2017

By three methods we may learn wisdom…

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by experience, which is the bitterest; and third, by imitation, which is easiest.” –Confucius

“Happy families are all alike; but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”–Tolstoy in Anna Karenina

Posted by: Ling-Ling Lisa Shih | May 31, 2017

Dream more than others think practical.

“Dream more than others think practical. Expect more than others think possible. Care more than others think wise.”   –Howard Schultz

Posted by: Ling-Ling Lisa Shih | May 31, 2017

Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it.

“Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.”

American cartoonist and writer Ted Key (1912-2008)

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