To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated.
أحياناً نقود أنفسنا للطريق المهلك علماً بذلك .. ليس رغبة بالهلاك، بل أملاً بتغيير النتيجة
Habits form much more than our schedules: they form our hearts.
The writing of solid, instructive stuff fortified by facts and figures is easy enough. There is no trouble in writing a scientific treatise on the folk-lore of Central China, or a statistical enquiry into the declining population of Prince Edward Island. But to write something out of one's own mind, worth reading for its own sake, is an arduous contrivance only to be achieved in fortunate moments, few and far in between. Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.
You must be hard on yourself and know when it’s time to quit, but you must be even more relentless when it comes to staying on the job and push through if that is what the situation is demanding.
If you can plan ahead into the future, you will also be able to detach yourself from minor difficulties today.
Trust your inner judgment. Be prepared to work for what you know is right, but avoid the insufferable tragedies of running with the infectious, and you will have invaluable tools at your disposal for the rest of your life.
You must learn how to separate a detrimental situation from which you must burn all the bridges from when you must partake in hard work that will provide you with desirable results, where you must persevere in pushing through to the end.
Always maintain a steady eye on what you know is yours for the taking, and plot with all the energy you can muster to reach it.
The reoccurring thoughts of leaving are the signs that will let you know it is time to quit and find prosperity somewhere else.
People’s judgments, criticisms and power games won’t hit you as hard when your plan is greater than the assault.
We have to pay a price for our every desire in order to achieve them” and that means, there is no such a thing as “something for nothing
The Bible is a book of Science. Secular Humanism is a religion of mythology.
To succumb to the God Temptation in either of those guises, biological or cosmological, is an act of intellectual capitulation.