Man may be able to evolve a thousand-fold through this technology, but the rush must be tempered with wisdom.  –Dr. Lawrence Angelo, The Lawnmower Man

I was going through some old documents from my time in a high tech corporate environment when I came across these quotes of wisdom my engineering colleagues and I circulated among ourselves.  I’m sure these quotes are still making the rounds today in some form in other companies.

Use what you can…

Collection of Thoughtful Sayings:

  1. Just because you’ve been wiping your ass for 30 years doesn’t mean you’re doing it right.
  2. A penny saved is a penny.
  3. I’m not the man I want to be nor the man I should be, but I’m sure I’m not the man I used to be.
  4. Critical people are people who don’t like themselves.
  5. Wisdom is learning through other people’s mistakes.
  6. Many people fear success because success means responsibility.
  7. Healthy people know when they are sick.
  8. A man that knows NO fear has NO courage.
  9. Truth is simple. If it sounds complicated, then it is far from the truth.
  10. It takes courage to ask for what you want. Courage isn’t the absence of fear. It’s doing what is necessary despite your fears.
  11. Play the hand you’re dealt in life and enjoy freedom.
  12. We can’t change anything until we accept it.
  13. Courage is well-concealed fear.
  14. Religion is for those that are afraid of Hell. Spirituality is for those that have been there.