Productivity Quotes and a Verse
"Make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to gooodness,
knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control,
perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness,
brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love. For if you
possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you
from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our
Lord Jesus Christ."
- 2 Peter 1:5-8
"Action may not always bring happiness,
but there is no happiness without action."
- Benjamin Disraeli
"Many a false step was made by standing still."
- found in a fortune cookie
"There is no difference between a pessimist who says,
'Oh, it’s hopeless. So don’t bother doing anything.' and an
optimist who says, “Don’t bother doing anything. It’s going
to turn out fine anyway.' Either way, nothing happens."
- Yvon Choinard
"Named must your fear be before banish it you can."
- Yoda, from Star Wars: the Empire Strikes Back
"I can’t give you a surefire formula for success,
but I can give you a formula for failure:
try to please everybody all the time."
- Herbert Bayard Swope
"Anyone who lives within their means suffers
from a lack of imagination."
- Oscar Wilde
"Everything popular is wrong."
- Oscar Wilde
"I am an old man and have known a great many troubles,
but most of them never happened."
- Mark Twain
“'Would you tell me please, which way I ought to go from here?'
'That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the cat.
'I don’t much care where...,' said Alice.
'Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,' said the cat."
- Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland