I have always found quotes as useful tools to guide and supplement our thought processes and outlooks on life. Below are a couple of the quotes that have impacted my life as well as the year I first encountered them.
“Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay… small acts of kindness and love.” – Gandalf the Grey, J.R.R. Tolkien, 2004
“I have found it is not hard to sleep at night when I have worked hard all day.” – My Father, 2005
“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” – Albert Einstein, 2011
“When the solution is simple, god is answering” – Albert Einstein, 2012
“I pray not for a lighter load, but for broader shoulders” – Jewish Proverb, 2012
“He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city” -Proverbs 16:32, 2013
“Scientists discover the world that exists; engineers create the world that never was.” – Theodore Von Karman, 2016