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I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.

I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart What does that mean? He’s marching to the beat of his own drummer. He’s doing what seems appropriate to him at the time. He doesn’t change to try to please others, he doesn’t change to […]

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If you knew how much work went into it, you would not call it genius.

If you knew how much work went into it, you would not call it genius. – Michelangelo What does that mean? To many people, the word ‘genius’ makes it sound like something was easy. E=mc², why that’s just genius – and it sounds so simple. What Michelangelo was trying to point out is that no one sees the […]

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Opportunity is most often missed…

Opportunity is most often missed since it is dressed in overalls and looks like hard work. – Anonymous Also stated as : Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison What does that mean? Most people expect opportunity to knock on their door from time […]

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Your profession is not what brings home your paycheck. Your profession is what you were put on earth to do.

Your profession is not what brings home your paycheck. Your profession is what you were put on earth to do. With such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling. – Virgil What does that mean? This time, instead of ancient Greek, we have something translated from ancient Latin.  It appears to be […]

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I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.

I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work. – Plato What does that mean? I have also seen this quote attributed to Thomas Edison, but I think Plato said it first. Most of us have done something interesting, even spectacular, on accident.  […]

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