Tom Althouse Quotes

Tom Althouse Quotes

Is it a weakness not being able to hate? Or is it preparation for what is inevitable, the ability only to love.

Time is an illusion, only the keepers of the illusion are real, and the reality they have spun, keeps us, until we set upon the path of the dream.

To win or lose often depends on set parameters. Expand the bounds of what is possible, and you may come out the true winner, outside the confines of its defining.

More and more obstacles seem to be other people's issues that form in the way of a hand to block one, to take notice of them? Sometimes noticing ahead of time, and taking the time to notice them, makes the hand part of an arm that embraces you. The obstacles become bridges for both to cross over, even if in opposite directions.

There are times when, that which we wish to be, will come to be, when we let it be.

Rather than standing defiant screaming to the winds to bring the storm,
be focused, grateful for the time to prepare and learn to harness it.

Those that would attain wisdom,
prefer the empty stadium.
Those who wish to appear wise,
prefer it full.

We live on a world where if you run straight away, without turning, you return to your point of origin. So much energy can be saved and time, by dealing with the point, at its origin, that would make us run.

Fear not the unknown. For it is a sea of possibilities.

Some people spend their whole lives seeking heaven,
when all they needed to do was look about them,
and embrace that which was already there.

Let go and go beyond living the dream, by dreaming the reality, into a reality beyond the dream.

No matter how busy we may believe we are, we have the wonderful opportunity presently of investing time with loved ones. For those are the great investments we will be glad we made, when time begins to slow and the ability to tend turns tender.

My goal is not to upset the apple cart, but to make it more accessible.

The only way I could conceive of waving a white flag,
would be during the process of folding it,
so to be used as a napkin later,
at our victory dinner.

It is not my place to judge any person's beliefs, but choose rather to celebrate their ability to believe.

What lies ahead? Worrying about it or creating it. Both requires a choice, one opens the door.

We are the reflections for the stars to gaze upon, upon a sea of glass.

When diplomacy fails, whisper through Art and your message will echo for eternity.

Family we cannot always choose, but it sure is fun to try and make them laugh during dinners. Especially when they are trying to eat their soup.

Dreams are a luxury of the human condition.

The constructs of organized thought are all around us, the golden age will come when they are freed.

Dare to live by letting go.

When the symphony of life fills your heart, the chorus of contentment joins in.

In these times where it has seemed dark indeed
where integrity appears solely buried in legend and lore,
it is an opportunity in contrast to the shadows,
to create miracles...
by choosing first courage,
then diligence,
opening our mouth
and speaking the truth that in rare moments,
may ignite the light.

Life follows a rhythm and we hold the drum.

If life were a highway, I would still look for the footpath, for walking that, I would learn about us, enjoying the extra time to do so.

While most things require money to invest in,
with efforts toward uncertain market shares maintained.
Friendship is something your heart invests in,
with priceless returns shared, in warm memory, remain.

A friend is a companion for the journey,
never a means to our own.
What we take we take together,
the joy we reap, we have sown.

Parenting is a sacred responsibility with the sobering reality, of raising scholars or scars.

When fear no longer takes hold, the possibilities are endless.

Defeat is only defeat if we accept it as defeat. Victory often comes after defeat, because one was too stubborn to allow it to be their reality. In the trail of any great conflict you will see the scuff marks, where the one was beaten down, but they could not be taught to stay that way.

Fear not the unknown. It is a sea of possibilities.

Theater is the crucible where we can create the dynamics of life without suffering the flames of their combustion.

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