• Meet our philosophers/wisemen!

    Scroll down to read some of my favorite quotes from some of my favorite people.

           Socrates                       Plato                         Aristotle
        Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)                    Plato (428 BC - 348 BC)                  Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
                                 Lao Tzu               Einstein               Visca                                                              
                        Lao Tzu (Unknown 500 BC?)         Einstein (1879 - 1955)                    Visca (hopefully a long time)
    • An honest man is always a child.
    • It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
    • Wisdom begins in wonder.
    • Be as you wish to seem.
    • The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
    • Let him that would move the world, first move himself.
    • False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
    • Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
    • He is who not a good servant, will not be a good master.
    • The beginning is the most important part of the work.
    • There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
    • When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
    • Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
    • The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
    • Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
    • Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
    • He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
    • Hope is the dream of a waking man.
    • No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
    • Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
    • The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
    • Great acts are made up of small deeds.
    • He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
    • Silence is a source of great strength.
    • The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
    • Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon itself.
    • If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
    • If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.


    • Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
    • The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
    • Imagination is more important than knowledge.
    • Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.
    • Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
    • If A is a success in life, then A = X + Y + Z; X is work, Y is play, and Z is keeping your mouth shut.
    • Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
    • Smart people make mistakes, dumb ones don't learn from them.
    • If hard working, smart, successful people always seem to be the ones who get lucky, then become hard working, smart and successful yourself.
    • The moment you realize that older people are wiser than you...that's when you become wise yourself.
    • Say what you mean, mean what you say, but don't say anything mean.
    • Never get too angry at someone who is driving like a maniac, because you never know when they are rushing home to use the bathroom.
    • Never under-estimate the power of gratitude; say thank you and say it often...and when you do say it, make eye contact and smile.
    • The only thing to expect in life, is that life wil be full of the unexpected.
    • Sometimes is seems as though school is overwhelming and there are other things in your life that need your attention, it's that exact moment when you need to pull yourself away from those other distractions and focus solely on your education.