Experience

Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won’t have time to make them all yourself. ~Alfred Sheinwold Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him. ~Aldous Leonard Huxley, Texts and Pretexts, 1932 Experience is a comb read more…

Exercise

Those who think they have not timed for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. ~Edward Stanley If it weren’t for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn’t get any exercise at all. ~Joey Adams read more…

Excuses

The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse. ~Jules Renard Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure. ~Don Wilder and Bill Rechin Don’t make excuses – make good. ~Elbert Hubbard He who read more…

Exaggeration

Some folks never exaggerate – they just remember big. ~Attributed to both Audrey Snead and Chi Chi Rodriguez An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper. ~Kahlil Gibran Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught. ~Author Unknown If you add to the truth, you subtract from read more…

Equality

People are pretty much alike. It’s only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities. ~Linda Ellerbee In America everybody is of opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from read more…

Environment

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. ~Henry David Thoreau The sun, the moon, and the stars would have disappeared long ago… had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands. ~Havelock Ellis, The Dance of Life, 1923 There read more…

Emotions

To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure or discontent, is a great ease to a man’s heart. ~Francesco Guicciardini Let’s not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it. ~Vincent Van Gogh, 1889 Men read more…

Effort

All the so-called “secrets of success” will not work unless you do. ~Author Unknown You cannot plow a field by turning it over in your mind. ~Author Unknown Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more. ~Edward H. Harriman God gives every bird its food, but read more…

Education

No man who worships education has got the best out of education…. Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete. ~G.K. Chesterton The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think – rather to improve our minds, so as read more…