Words to Live By

  The Limits Of My Language Are The Limits Of My World - Ludwig Wittgenstein

   Language is something that has always truly intrigued me with both its complexity and versatility. The evolution of language throughout the history of humanity has allowed us to transfer knowledge from one generation to the next, whether it be transferred orally or written, language has helped humanity grow and prosper to reach the levels of today. Language is far more powerful than we often perceive it to be. Language can start wars, educate people, ignite creativity, make people feel a variety of emotions, etc. Some people have the ability to say so much with so few words which is why we quote people on a daily basis. Below you'll find some of my favorite quotes from people I admire. If you have any quotes you'd like to share you can find my contact info in the sidebar.

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. - Thomas Paine

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. - Albert Einstein

If you don't encounter setbacks in your career, if you don't have doubts and disappointments, let me tell you, you're not dreaming big enough. - Michael Bloomberg 

Be curious, not judgemental. - Walt Whitman

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. - John Quincy Adams

People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. - Steve Jobs

What we see depends mainly on what we look for. - Sir John Lubbock

I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. - Thomas Jefferson

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss

I believe that the biggest problem that humanity faces is an ego sensitivity to finding out whether one is right or wrong and identifying what one's strengths and weaknesses are. - Ray Dalio

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. - Winston Churchill

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. - Benjamin Franklin

The more I see the less I know for sure. - John Lennon

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it, we go nowhere. - Carl Sagan

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing. - Socrates

Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy. - Sigmund Freud

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect, but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. - Carl Jung

Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. - Nikola Tesla

To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature. - Adam Smith

The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones. - John Maynard Keynes

If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not. - Elon Musk

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes...and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility. - Eleanor Roosevelt 

The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you. - Neil deGrasse Tyson