words to live by

2015, Inspiration, March

“It is better to grope in the dark and wade through a million errors to reach the truth than to entrust oneself to someone who knows not that he knows not. Has a man ever learnt swimming by tying a stone to his neck? So let me go my own way even if it is the wrong one.”
Sudhir Kakar, The Seeker: A Novel

“We must embrace the darkness as well as the light in order to truly understand life.”
Andrew Fairchild

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
Aristotle

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”
Napoleon Hill

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
Michael Jordan

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“If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. ”
Vincent Van Gogh

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.”
Erma Bombeck

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