Choices and abilities – J.K. Rowling

“It’s our choices that show us what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
– J.K. Rowling

Sadness and happiness – Jonathan Safran Foer

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”
– Jonathan Safran Foer

Win and learn – Dr Brooke Magnanti ‏

“Some days you win. Some days you learn.”
– Dr Brooke Magnanti

Yesterday, tomorrow and today – A.A.Milne

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.”
― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

Procrastination – Uknown

“Procrastination: working tomorrow for a better today.”
– Unknown

Share, celebrate, love – Dr Leo Buscaglia

“No one gets out of this world alive, so the time to live, learn, care, share, celebrate, and love is now.”
– Dr. Leo Buscaglia


Comfort zone – Neale Donald Walsch

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
– Neale Donald Walsch

Brilliance or bullish*t – Unknown

“If you can’t beat ’em with brilliance, baffle ’em with bullshit.”
– Unknown

Knowledge, Wisdom – Zen proverb

“Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.”
– Zen Proverb

Start today – Karen Lamb

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”
– Karen Lamb

Beauty – Jean Kerr

“I’m tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That’s deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?”
– Jean Kerr

Avoiding risks – Unknown

“We avoid risks in life so we can make it safely to death.”
– Unknown

Glutton – Erma Louise Bombeck

I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.
– Erma Louise Bombeck

Happiness – Unknown

“Happiness is like peeing in your pants; everyone can see it, but only you can feel it’s warmth.”
– Unknown

Looking back – Kiran Desai

“The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.”
– Kiran Desai