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Wit & Wisdom

From John Steinbeck, Friedrich Nietzsche, Virginia Woolf, Pablo Picasso, Silas Bent, Jean de La Fontaine, George Carlin

“It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.”
John Steinbeck, quoted in the Associated Press

“The most fundamental form of human stupidity is forgetting what we were trying to do in the first place.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, quoted in the Phoenix New Times

“For most of history, ‘Anonymous’ was a woman.”
Virginia Woolf, quoted in HuffingtonPost.com

 “Good artists borrow, great artists steal.”
Pablo Picasso, quoted in The San Diego Union-Tribune

“Harmony seldom makes a headline.”
Journalist Silas Bent, quoted in the Memphis Business Journal

“A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”
Jean de La Fontaine, quoted in Real Simple

“If it’s true that our species is alone in the universe, then I’d have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little.”
George Carlin, quoted in DigitalJournal.com

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