Thinking Quotations from Illumine Training
Ten random inspirational quotations about various aspects of thinking are displayed below. Use the search boxes to the right, to search for quotations by category, person, time period and key word. Use these quotes by famous people for daily inspiration.
'When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.'
'It takes as much stress to be a success as it does to be a failure.'
'All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives lies a mystery. Writing a book is a long, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.'
'Genius is not a quality, but only a quantitative difference in a combination of attributes contained in all persons.'
'Twas her thinking of others that made you think of her.'
'Diversity may be the hardest thing for a society to live with, and perhaps the most dangerous thing for a society to be without.'
'Industry is a better horse to ride than genius.'
'Love interest nearly always weakens a mystery because it introduces a type of suspense that is antagonistic to the detective's struggle to solve a problem.'
'We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.'
'When you come to a road block, take a detour.'
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