Food for Thought

Breakfast, dinner, tea; in extreme cases, breakfast, luncheon, dinner, tea, supper, and a glass of something hot at bedtime. What care we take about feeding the lucky body! Which of us does as much for his mind?

Lewis Carroll

We love food but we thought we should also feed our mind. When we need food for thought we turn to our collection of inspirational quotes and wise sayings. We have used these quotes in our blog posts but list them here for easy reference.

Food for Thought

Don’t confuse my attitude with my personality. My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are.
– Min of miss A


Experience is what you got when you didn’t get what you wanted.
– Howard Marks

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
– Rita Mae Brown

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne

Happiness is the richest thing we will ever own.
– Donald Duck

Hey, grades are not cool, learning is cool.
– Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli (Happy Days)

Instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer.
– Scott Cook

It is a kind of law of nature. The goal one aims for can rarely be reached by a direct road.
– Konosuke Matsushita

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like “What about lunch?”
– Winnie-the-Pooh (A. A. Milne)

Lucky parents who have fine children usually have lucky children who have fine parents.
– James A. Brewer

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
– Elbert Hubbard

Regret For Wasted Time Is More Wasted Time.
– Mason Cooley

Spend your money on things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.
– Haruki Murukami

Taking crazy things seriously is a serious waste of time.
– Haruki Murukami

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.
– John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan

There can be no great accomplishment without risk.
– Neil Armstrong

What we might have done well in the past or even today, may not be what takes us into the future.
– Tharman Shanmugaratnam

You can turn any investment into a bad deal by paying too much. What you can’t do is turn any investment into a good deal by paying little.
– Warren Buffet

Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.

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