We should learn from greatness, outliers, people who beat the status quo, people who lead the world, change it towards the better, and from them, we could draw inspiration and change ourselves for the better.
This is a mini-series from "Muse" that I'll be sharing. Quotes from amazing people, movies, anything that'll light up the bulb inside your head one way or another.
"I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."
"There is nothing impossible to him who will try."
"Remember upon the conduct of each depends on the fate of all."
"Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be sure or lasting, but the love gained by kindness and moderation is certain and durable."
"I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion."
"You shall, I question not, find a way to the top if you diligently seek for it; for nature hath placed nothing so high that it is out of the reach of industry and valor."
“Without Knowledge, Skill cannot be focused. Without Skill, Strength cannot be brought to bear and without Strength, Knowledge may not be applied.”
“I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity.”
“Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our enemies.”
“Toil and risk are the price of glory, but it is a lovely thing to live with courage and die leaving an everlasting fame.”
“Every light is not the sun.”
“In the end, when it’s over, all that matters is what you’ve done.”
"The end and object of conquest is to avoid doing the same thing as the conquered.
"How should a man be capable of grooming his own horse, or of furbishing his own spear and helmet, if he allows himself to become unaccustomed to tending even his own person, which is his most treasured belonging?"
"Oh! Most miserable wretch that I am! Why have I not learnt how to swim?"
"Bury my body and don't build any monument. Keep my hands out so the people know the one who won the world had nothing in hand when he died."
"True love never has a happy ending, because there is no ending to true love."
"With the right attitude, self imposed limitations vanish"