The Monday Morning Quote #442

“The solutions are all simple – after you have arrived at them.

But they’re simple only when you know already what they are.”

Robert M. Pirsig

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

The Monday Morning Quote #443

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.”

John Muir aka “Muir of the mountains”


The Monday Morning Quote #441

A collection of quotes, aphorisms, sayings, songs or poems to get your week off to a good start.

“There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory”

Sir Francis Drake

(whose fleet returned to Plymouth on this day in 1573)

The Monday Morning Quote #439

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”

Peter Drucker

Read more here and here

The Monday Morning Quote #438

Life remains about:

  • Setting fresh challenges
  • Broadening horizons
  • Laughing as often as possible
  • Seeking inspiration
  • Staying hungry to learn
  • Constantly pursuing higher standards
  • Having fun
  • Retaining a passionate spirit
  • Making sure no wasted moments

Katherine Grainger.

Thanks to Richard Welbury


The Monday Morning Quote #427

“Face the dawn.

Embrace the dawn.

Don’t waste the dawn.”

Damen Dempsey – Simple Faith


The Monday Morning Quote #426

“Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them; but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

As I look forward to catching up with my reading during July & August I realise that he was right.

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