Tag Archives: quotations

Life isn’t about …

Saw this in a bookshop and wanted to share. I rather like it. This last week’s been a tiring one. I had an assessment day/interview for a job I’ve applied for, but it was far away so I’ve spent rather … Continue reading

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“Planning is bringing …”

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so you can do something about it now.” – Alan Lakein (author, writes about time management) I like this quotation. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been starting to feel more and … Continue reading

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“It is impossible …”

“It is impossible to step into the same river twice.” – Heraclitus (there are various translations of this saying) When this post is published, I will be in Cambridge, gearing up for my 5th Cambridge Freshers Fair. For the first one, … Continue reading

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“All the great things …”

“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope” – Winston Churchill Over the past couple of days, I’ve been thinking about the importance of duty. By duty, … Continue reading

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“So do not worry …”

“So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.” (Jesus, Matthew 6:34, NRSV) I am very much feeling this verse at the moment. I’ve had a good summer. I’ve … Continue reading

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Spotted yesterday …

 Isn’t that a wonderful illustration? Very cool. (although I wouldn’t buy the product as 1) I have a tea cosy and 2) it’s unlikely to be ethically made)

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We have to do the best we can …

“We have to do the best we can. This is our sacred human responsibility.” – Albert Einstein The weekend of dancing went well (I was helping organise/run it, although a lot of it ran itself :)). Now back to work … Continue reading

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A picture held us captive …

Today’s thought-provoking quotation comes to me from a talk at Church over the weekend. Wittgenstein: A picture held us captive. And we could not get outside it, for it lay in our language and language seemed to repeat it to … Continue reading

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Education is …

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” Commonly attributed to Yeats (possibly wrongly). A valuable concept, wherever it comes from.

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The secret …

“The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.” Marcus Aurelius Sounds good to me. Although just organising the obvious seems to take up a lot of time! (As you might be able to tell by the … Continue reading

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