"Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will." Jawaharlal Nehru
Click on the link below to read more quotes by the one time Prime Minister of India.
"I think it is a pity to lose the romantic side of flying and simply to accept it as a common means of transport." Amy Johnson
While she was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930, this was only one of her many aviation records set in her career.
Read about her life story here.
He had many self help books including 15,000 Useful Phrases. Click on the link below for a short biography and a collection of his works.
"Treat people as if they were what they should be, and you help thme become what they are capable of becoming." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A poet, scientific investigator and philosophical observations are still pertinent today. Click on the link below for his biography.
"Happiness is produced not so much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen, as by little advantages that occur every day." Benjamin Franklin
Here is a collection of his Wit and Wisdom:
Words of wisdom from a well known poet. Click on the link below for his biography.
"Flying does not rely so much on strength, as on physical and mental co-ordination." Raymonde de Laroche
"It's no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary." Winston Churchill
"Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away." Charles Caleb Colton
Hard to believe these words rang true the early 1800’s and still do today. Click on the link below to read more about the author.
Always stay positive. Don’t fret over problems, but look for solutions.
"Make yourself indespensible and you'll be moved up. Act as if you're indespensible and you'll be moved out." Anonymous
Put your best into everything you do and always strive for improvement.
"It often takes more courage to change one's opinion that to stick to it." Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
While his life’s work was spent as a Theoretical Physicist, he also had keen observations on human nature. Click on the link below to learn more about this 18th Century who had a “biting bit”.
Best known as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, his literature is also well read. Click on the link below for the official Winston Churchill site.
"The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind." William James
William James was the first Educator to offer a Psychology course. Read more about his life by clicking on the link below.
"Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success." Dale Carnegie
While Dale Carnegie was best known for his courses teaching other how to believe in themselves leading to successful careers, he also wrote many biographies. Click on the link below to read more.