“One principal reason why men are so often useless is that they neglect their own profession or calling, and divide and shift their attention among a multitude of objects and pursuits.” ~ Nathaniel Emmons

“A flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut

“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.” ~ Emily Dickinson

“Sometimes we stare so long at the door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell

“The creative person is the master rather than the slave of his imagination.” ~ Michael LeBoeuf

“No great discovery was ever made in science except by one who lifted his nose above the grindstone of details and ventured on a more comprehensive vision.” ~ Albert Einstein

“To change and to improve are two different things.” ~ German Proverb