Below are my favorite quotations. Occasionally I look back to them, read some books with quotations which are new to me, and update this list. The order of the list has no particular meaning.

  1. Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it. -- Alan J. Perlis

  2. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. -- Mahatma Gandhi

  3. Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. -- Laozi

  4. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. -- Albert Einstein

  5. The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure. -- Dale Carnegie

  6. Life is a piece of creation for a human being. -- Ryōtarō Shiba