Kotable Kotes

Friday, December 22, 2006

Believe nothing, no matter where you heard it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

-Gautam Buddha

Thursday, December 21, 2006

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

-Martin Luther KIng Jr.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

I have noticed that people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.

-Stephen Hawking

Monday, December 18, 2006

My mother said to me, "If you become a soldier, you'll be a general, if you become a monk, you'll end up as the poep". Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

-Pablo Picasso

Friday, December 15, 2006

Dignity conists not in possessing honors, but in the conciousness that we deserve them.


Science is a way of trying not to fool yourself. The first prinicple is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.

-Richard Feynman

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Courage is being scared to death ... and saddling up anyway.

-John Wayne


Tuesday, December 12, 2006

The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is certain or unchangeable.

-J. F. Kennedy

Friday, December 08, 2006

Things may come to those who wait ... but only the things left by those who hustle.

-Abraham Lincoln

Thursday, December 07, 2006

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.

-Ravindranath Tagore

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

-Oscar Wilde

Monday, December 04, 2006

How can you be certain that your whole life is not a dream?

-Rene Decartes

Friday, December 01, 2006

Few people think more than two or three times a year, I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.

-George Bernard Shaw