Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
I never worry about action, but only inaction.
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
Its better to burn out than to fade away.
De grens tussen dapper en dom is heel erg dun en wordt meestal pas achteraf bepaald.
Every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.
The height of cultivation runs to simplicity.
Impressing people is utterly different from being truly impressive.
Mere gossip anticipates real talk, and to express what is still in thought weakens action by forestalling it.
Vain men never hear anything but praise.
Ambition means tying your well-being to what other people say or do. Self-indulgence means tying it to the things that happen to you. Sanity means tying it to your own actions.
Er is maar één plek waar je onmisbaar bent en die plek is thuis.
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, and in water there is bacteria.
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the Bible says love your enemy.
To alcohol! The cause of – and solution to – all of life’s problems.
I feel bad for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body; it calls attention to the development of an unhealthy state of things. If it is heeded in time, danger may be averted; if it is suppressed, a fatal distemper may develop.
Innovation flourishes when the space for it is limited.
Many creative people are finding that creativity doesn't grow in abundance, it grows from scarcity - the more Lego bricks you have doesn't mean you're going to be more creative; you can be very creative with very few Lego bricks.
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.
Savings without a mission is garbage. Your money needs to work for you, not lie around you.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
I've heard that hard work never killed anyone, but I say why take the chance?
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
It is not what you bear, but how you bear it.
We suffer more in imagination than in reality.
Silence is a lesson learned through life’s many sufferings.
The man who has anticipated the coming of troubles takes away their power when they arrive.
The problem with quotes found on the internet is that they are often not true.
Als mensen beloven dat ze iets doen, dan moet je ze de gelegenheid geven het niet te doen.
Ik kom uit Hoogeveen, maar het regent hier keihard.
The world is not driven by greed, it's driven by envy.
A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.
Invariably, all complex systems that work evolved from simpler systems that worked.
Never eat more than you can lift
Man sollte alles so einfach wie möglich machen, aber nicht einfacher.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent — it is the one most adaptable to change.