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Friday, November 12, 2010

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records

Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop." - Michaelangelo

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it." - Michaelangelo

Palmyra has been for centuries a flourishing city in the Arabian desert on the antique fascinating Silk way. Palmyra is an oasis with a hot spring, which made it so attractive for camels caravans. But also for the Romans, who conquered Palmyra and changed the Silk way, which led to the complete decay of Palmyra.

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. ~William A. Ward~

Champions keep playing until they get it right. ~Billie Jean King~

You can’t win unless you learn how to lose. ~Kareem Abdul-Jabbar~

Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome. ~Arthur Ashe~

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed. ~Michael Pritchard~

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only at night. ~Edgar Allen Poe~

"We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich."

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."
Pablo Picasso

Lynn Johnston
"The toughest question has always been, "How do you get your ideas?" How do you answer that? It's like asking runners how they run, or singers how they sing. They just do it!"

Garrison Keillor
"It's a shallow life that doesn't give a person a few scars."

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