Some Great Quotes to Stir the Blood

Off the subject of things landscape, here are some great quotes that struck a chord with me as collected by David Allen in his book Getting Things Done:

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work – Thomas Edison

Life is what happens to you while you are making other plans – John Lennon

How come little kids practice and big kids don’t? –Steve Shull

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about –Charles Kingsley

In order to arrive at what you do not know, you must go by the way of ignorance – T.S. Elliot

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the real labor of thinking –Thomas Edison

The average man does not know what to do with his life. Yet wants another one which will last forever –Anatole France

To be what we are. And to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end in life – Robert Louis Stevenson

The palest ink is clearer than the fondest memory – Chinese Saying

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled – Plutarch