We learn from history that we do not learn from history. What experience and history teaches us is that people and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss, but because they aim too low and hit.
Fear kills more dreams than failure ever will.
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
We’re not yet an endangered specie, though we tried already often enough, to become one.
The trouble with committing political suicide is that you live to regret it.
Indeed, the rule of citizens over non-citizens, of members over strangers, is probably the most common form of tyranny in human history.
When we are unable to find tranquillity within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Happiness is the only thing that is doubled when you share it.
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
Patriotism is a substitute for religion. Fundamentally, only religious wars are conducted. You make something divine out of your fatherland and go to war. This is patriotism.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them.
In a foreign country, nobody is more exotic then the foreigner himself...
One does not travel in order to arrive, but for the sake of travel itself.
Tourists don't know where they've been, travellers don't know where they're going.
When the wind of change blows, some build walls and others build windmills.
Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do than by the things you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
To travel reveals you the world, to die the universe.
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think.
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.
Self-confidence is the key that opens every door.
When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity.
If you think you’re too small to make a difference,
You become rich only by the things you don’t desire.
There are more people which capitulate, than people that fail.
As long you can’t forgive others their being different,
We all live under the same sky, but we don’t have the same horizon.
Don’t spend your time searching for an obstacle. Perhaps there is none.
Everything, man can imagine, is feasible.
The biggest temptation in life is,
Stop looking at yourself - look at the world around you.
At birth, the circle of your life opens until the day you die and the circle gets closed in harmony. There is nothing you can do to change that.
Your shit is our bread & butter.
Some might call it destiny, but often it is only a lack of your own making decisions.
We hope our visitors will appreciate the values we consider important:
Of all the things we wear, the most important is a smile and good humour (only).
Inmate or not, all humans are imprisoned by greed and aversion, by ignorance, prejudice and attachments.
Be who you are and say what you feel,
Most Tourists are as young dogs,
Don't call yourself poor, if your dreams didn't come true.
Who believes he can get along without the world, is wrong.
Who has real authority, won't be afraid of admitting his mistakes.
Those have a true name, who skip their titles, as they would diminish it.
It's better to regret what you've enjoyed, than to regret, that you haven't enjoyed at all.
In the end we all travel very lightly indeed. Nothing to carry more substantial than memories... And maybe that's the heaviest baggage of all...
You never know what you get when things get changed.
Good food, nice weather, without knickers it´s even better!
If everyone wanted to play first violin there could be no orchestra.
Do it the Tongan way, do it tomorrow!
If there is a faith which can move mountains it´s the faith in ones own power.
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