Intuition

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s. ~Billy Wilder Good instincts usually tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out. ~Michael Burke Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. ~Benjamin Spock, Baby and Child Care, 1977 Instinct is untaught read more…

Internet

The Internet is the world’s largest library. It’s just that all the books are on the floor. ~John Allen Paulos The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom. ~Jon Stewart Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. ~Mitch Kapor, read more…

Integrity

I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. ~Abraham Lincoln I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. ~Joseph Baretti, quoted by James Boswell, 1766, commonly misattributed to read more…

Insults

A slander is like a hornet; if you can’t kill it dead the first time, better not strike at it. ~Henry Wheeler Shaw The only gracious way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can’t ignore it, top it; if you can’t top it, laugh at it; read more…

Insects

If you want to live and thrive, let the spider run alive. ~American Quaker Saying Nothing seems to please a fly so much as to be taken for a currant; and if it can be baked in a cake and palmed off on the unwary, it dies happy. ~Mark Twain read more…

Inner Child

You will find more happiness growing down than up. ~Author Unknown In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play. ~Friedrich Nietzsche Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two read more…

Imagination

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. ~Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry, Flight to Arras, 1942 I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. ~Michelangelo I like nonsense, it read more…

Ignorance

The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge. ~Aldous Huxley The most violent element in society is ignorance. ~Emma Goldman A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance. ~Saul Bellow Genuine ignorance is… profitable because it is likely to be accompanied read more…

Idleness

The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest, for he has not earned it. ~John Lubbock Few women and fewer men have enough character to be idle. ~E.V. Lucas The hardest work is to go idle. ~Yiddish Proverb Idleness is the beginning of all vices. ~Proverb read more…

Ideas

An idea isn’t responsible for the people who believe it. ~Don Marquis If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we read more…