Being a Prisoner of Our Own Experience

A great quote applicable to every part of our daily life:

“We are prisoners of our own experience…it’s very, very difficult to dispel ignorance if you retain arrogance.”

– Sam Wilson, US Army (retired)

From “The Vietnam War” documentary series by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick.

King, Warrior, Mentor, Friend

“A king who is not a servant is merely a tyrant.
A warrior who is not tender is only a brute.
A mentor who is not wise is just a know-it-all.
A friend who is not faithful is at best an acquaintance,
or worse, a betrayer.”

– Stu Webber

A Quote About Responsiblity

“The thing about responsibility is that it’s most effectively taken, not given.”

Seth Godin

A Quote About Love

“A husband and wife must operate like two wings on the same bird; if they don’t work together in full partnership, the marriage will never get off the ground.”

– Dave Willis, “The Seven Laws of Love”

A Quote on Humility

“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.”

― C.S. Lewis

Einstein Had This Right

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

– Albert Einstein

A Quote About Credit Cards

“Credit cards are like chainsaws: the more of them you juggle, the greater the odds you’ll lose a financial limb.”

– Anonymous

Quote About Paychecks

“Your first paycheck, and every one after that, is what you save part of in order to prepare for life after your last paycheck.”

– Anonymous

Quotes About Character

“Character is modeled publicly and measured privately.”

– Pastor Ricardo Quintana @ New Life Church

“The forming of character is not measured by results but by resolve.”

– Pastor Ricardo Quintana @ New Life Church