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I love this one!
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. Dorothy Parker

They sicken of the calm, who knew the storm. Dorothy Parker

There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. Douglas Adams

You live and learn. At any rate, you live. Douglas Adams

It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes. Douglas Adams (hmmm...think about that one...)

And my favorite one of all time:
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be. Douglas Adams
Oh gosh, I'd forgotten my hero of all time:

I need no warrant for being, and no word of sanction upon my being. I am the warrant and the sanction. Ayn Rand

There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist. Ayn Rand

Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death. Ayn Rand

I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build. Ayn Rand (YES! So true!!)

Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone. Ayn Rand

The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand
(I LOVE this woman's work!)

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision. Ayn Rand

We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force. Ayn Rand (when did she write this??)

When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is. Ayn Rand :)
Just because I'm a poster boy for small town Kansas guys.....

"It's what you learn after you know it all that counts" - Dwight Eisenhower
"Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater."
-Albert Einstein
This past spring my sophomores read Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. The quote that struck a chord was "There can be no freedom without education." This was a discussion that continued through the entire study of the novel and showed up in reflective responses on the final.
The Two Sets of Three's:
'Never lie, never cheat, and never steal.
'Don't complain, don't whine, and don't make excuses!'
John Wooden
Robert Frost: "I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn."
On Collaboration, with apologies to George Bernard Shaw for my additions:

Two people have an apple each. They exchange apples. They still have one apple each.

Two people each have an idea. They exchange ideas. They now have two ideas each.

Within a few days they exchange ideas about their ideas.

Within a few more days they now have dozens of ideas.
The difference between a flower and a weed is judgement. - anon

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. - Vince Lombardi

Happiness is not a destination – it is a way of life. - Burton Hills

You’re either part of the problem… or you’re part of the solution. - anon

What would you attempt to achieve if you believed that it was impossible to fail? - anon

You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do. - Henry Ford
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time - Rabbinical Saying

‘Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.’
— Oliver Wendell Holmes



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