The Attention Deficit Compan
ENCYCLOPEDIA of WISDOM
Volume I

Ah, why should life all labor be? – Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Before a brilliant person can begin something great, they must look foolish to the crowd. – The I Ching
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. – George S. Patton
Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up. -- Jim Valvano
Either it is a well arranged universe or a chaos huddled together, but still a universe. – Marcus Aurelius
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy
and the dividing of our grief. – Cicero
God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. – Revelation 22:13
He prayeth best who loveth best, All creatures great and small. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
It never pays to kick a skunk. – H. Vanderbilt
Justice delayed is justice denied. – William Gladstone
Keep your stick on the ice. -- Red Green
Learning from their children is the best opportunity most people have to assure a meaningful old age.
– M. Scott Peck
Man, know thyself. – Socrates
Not to decide is to decide. – Harvey Cox
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal. – Hannah More
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. – Buddha
The Question at stake is no common one; it is this – Are we in our senses, or are we not? – Epictetus
Rage, rage against the dying of the light. – Dylan Thomas
So you plant your own garden and water your own soul, instead of waiting
for someone to bring you flowers. – Author unknown
This above all: to thine own self be true. – William Shakespeare
Understand – through the stillness. Act – out of the stillness. Conquer – in the stillness.
– Dag Hammarskjold
Vice is its own reward. – Quentin Crisp
When it gets dark enough, you can see the stars. – Charles A Beard
Xerxes did die, And so must I. – The New England Primer
You are a child of the universe no less then the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.
– Max Ehrmann
Zeal without knowledge if fire without light. – Thomas Fuller