„Always when you are about to say anything, first weigh it in your mind; for with many the tongue outruns the thought.“
— Isócrates, Context: Always when you are about to say anything, first weigh it in your mind; for with many the tongue outruns the thought. Let there be but two occasions for speech — when the subject is one which you thoroughly know and when it one on which you are compelled to speak. On these occasions alone is speech better than silence; on all others, it is better to be silent than to speak. Verse 41.
„If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.“
— Roald Dahl British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot and screenwriter 1916 - 1990
— Dolly Parton American singer-songwriter and actress 1946
„In my mind, I'm always the best. I don't care what people think, what they say. In my mind, not just this year but always, I'm always the best.“
— Cristiano Ronaldo Portuguese association football player 1985
In an interview with the BBC ahead of the release of Ronaldo.
„Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.“
— Charles de Gaulle eighteenth President of the French Republic 1890 - 1970
Attributed to de Gaulle by Romain Gary, Life, May 9, 1969
„When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and your discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.“
— Patañjali ancient Indian scholar(s) of grammar and linguistics, of yoga, of medical treatises 300
As quoted by Wayne Dyer http://n-spire.com/archives/011802.html