We never know the worth of water ’til the well is dry.

– English Proverb

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.

– Chinese Proverb

The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.

– Chinese Proverb

If fortune smiles, who doesn’t? If fortune doesn’t, who does?

– Chinese Proverb


Make it.


If I’d have gone to art school, or stayed in anthropology, I probably would have ended up back in film.
Mostly I just followed my inner feelings and passions… and kept going to where it got warmer and warmer, until it finally got hot. Everybody has talent. It’s just a matter of moving around until you’ve
discovered what it is.
-George Lucas

The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.
-John Madden

Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.
-John Madden

If you’re playing a poker game and you look around the table and and can’t tell who the sucker is, it’s
-Paul Newman

So many Gods, so many creeds,
So many paths that wind and wind,
When just the art of being kind
Is all this sad world needs.
-Ella Wheeler Wilcox


We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
– Eisenhower

Liberty without learning is always in peril and learning without liberty is always in vain.
– John F. Kennedy

A right is not what someone gives you; it’s what no one can take from you.
– Ramsey Clark


They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security.
– Benjamin Franklin

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
-Edward R. Murrow

None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free.
– Goethe

Freedom lies in being bold.
– Robert Frost