Quotes for gearing up for the next adventure

December 10, 2017 | By | Reply More

I offer these nine short quotes so sum up my emotions this morning. I’ve recently concluded a rather intense and unsuccessful foray into public interest law. I’m down but not out. It’s time to turn my energies to a new project, not to cloister myself, though I’ve been of mixed mind over the past couple of days:

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Do the next right thing.”
Dale Irwin (A Kansas City consumer attorney, a friend of mine, who I hold in the highest esteem)

“If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough.”
― Mario Andretti

There is no such thing as a disembodied mind. The mind is implanted in the brain, and the brain is implanted in the body.
Antonio Damasio (Neuroscientist)

“I will keep constant watch over myself and – most usefully – will put each day up for review… Let us balance life’s books each day…” – Seneca

Many People Die at 25 and aren’t buried until they are 75.
Benjamin Franklin

“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.”
Voltaire.

“To understand everything is to forgive everything.”
― Buddha

“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.”
― William Wilberforce

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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