Saturday, 26 November 2011

Part IV - A Collection of Quotes

People with tact have less to retract. - Arnold H. Glasow #quotes #quote

The glory of great men should always be measured by the means they have used to acquire it. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld #quotes #quote

I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter. - Blaise Pascal #quotes #quote

'Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what you need, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.' #Ravenclaw

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.-Thomas Jefferson #quotes #freedom #peace

I would rather lose in a cause that will someday win, than win in a cause that will someday lose.-Woodrow Wilson #quotes

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.–Einstein

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.-Eleanor Roosevelt #quotes #gossip

How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.–Trina Paulus #quotes

Sympathy is never wasted except when you give it to yourself.-John W. Raper #quotes #self #sympathy

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.-Henry Ford #quotes #success

Make each day your masterpiece.-John Wooden #quotes

Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fail.-Ralph Waldo Emerson #quotes #perseverance #failure

The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.-Kahlil Gibran #quotes #happiness #sorrow

We judge ourselves by our best intentions and others by their worst faults. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

Temper, if ungoverned, governs the whole man. - Anthony Shaftesbury #quotes #quote

The best way to be successful is to make people believe it's to their advantage to help you. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists. - Jean Rostand #quotes #quote

If you wouldn't write it and sign it, don't say it. - Earl Wilson #quotes #quote

Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger. - Franklin P. Jones #quotes

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us. - Socrates #quotes

Goodness is the only investment that never fails. - Henry David Thoreau #quotes #quote

Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise. - May Kay Ash #quotes #quote

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. - Georg C. Lichtenberg #quotes

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. - Frank Zappa #quotes #quote

When things start going your way, it's usually because you stopped going the wrong way down a one-way street.- Unknown #quotes #quote

You do not lead by hitting people over the head. That's assault, not leadership. - Dwight D. Eisenhower #quotes #quote

People judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold, but so does a hard boiled egg - Joe Moore #quotes

Quiet is the absence of sound. Silence is the presence of silence. - Robert Fripp #quotes #quote

Business is like an automobile…it won't run itself, except downhill. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

A celebrity: a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized. F. Allen #quotes

The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell. - Simone Weil #quotes #quote

I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world. - Georges Duhamel #quotes #quote

A lot of people believe in law and order….as long as they lay down the law and give the orders. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

Shortcuts to success often turn out to be trapdoors to failure. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

A lot of husbands are interested in politics. In fact, many of them are already the minority leader in the house. - Joe Moore #quotes #humor

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle #quotes #quote

When things don't go well,they like to blame presidents; and that's something that presidents are paid for. - John F. Kennedy #quotes

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. - Chinese proverb #quotes #quote

It's never been determined whether the early bird enjoys the worm as much as the late bird enjoys the extra sleep. - Joe Moore #quotes

One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks. - Jack Penn #quotes #quote

If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time. - Edith Wharton #quotes #quote

All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Leo Tolstoy
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A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. Leo Tolstoy

If you want to be happy, be. Leo Tolstoy

It is not enough to know what is good: you must be able to do it. ~ George Bernard Shaw, "Back to Methuselah" #quote #quotes

If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool. ~ Carl Gustav Jung #quote #quotes

#Death is not the worst that can happen to men. ~ Plato, "Laws" #quote #quotes

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer #quote #quotes

What we see depends mainly on what we look for. ~ John Lubbock #quote #quotes

By all means marry; if you get a good #wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher. ~ Socrates #quote #quotes

Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them. ~ Anon. #quote #quotes

A loving #heart is the truest #wisdom. ~ Charles Dickens #quote #quotes

The hypocrite's #crime is that he bears false witness against himself. ~ Hannah Arendt, "On Revolution" #quote #quotes

I am never in such good company as when I am alone; I am never so busy as when I have nothing to do. ~ Scipio Africanus #quote #quotes

Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly. ~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton, "Orthodoxy" #quote #quotes

The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your #money. ~ Bernard Meltzer #quote #quotes

Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half. - John Wanamaker #quotes #quote

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. - Eden Phillpotts #quotes #quote

Few cases of eyestrain have developed by looking on the bright side of things. - Joe Moore #quotes #humor

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. - B. F. Skinner #quotes #quote

We should exchange problems. Everybody seems to know how to solve the other person's. - Joe Moore #quotes #humor

Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow #quotes #quote

A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. - Albert Einstein #quotes #quote

Time wounds all heels. - Joe Moore #quotes #humor

It's not so much the size of the dog in the fight as the size of the fight in the dog. - Catfish Moore #quotes #quote

People who spend today bragging about the wonderful things they will do tomorrow, usually spent yesterday doing the same thing. - Joe Moore

Ignorance needs no introduction. It always makes itself known. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. - William Arthur Ward #quotes

True friendship is like phosphorescence-- it glows best when the world around you goes dark. - Denise Martin #quotes #quote

In every winter's heart there is a quivering spring, and behind the veil of each night there is a smiling dawn. Kahlil Gibran #quotes #quote

We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld #quotes #quote

One good thing about procrastination is that you always have something planned for tomorrow. - Joe Moore #quotes #humor

Eyes will not see when the heart wishes to be blind. - Seneca #quotes #quote

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would solve most the worlds problems. - Mahatma Gandhi #quotes #quote

Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced. - James Baldwin #quotes #quote

Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. - Mark Twain #quotes #quote

Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery. - Joyce Brothers #quotes #quote

It's attitude, not aptitude that determines altitude. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears. - John Vance Cheney #quotes #quote

Nobody appreciates the value of constructive criticism more than the person giving it. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

All glory comes from daring to begin. - Eugene F. Ware #quotes #quote

How sweet it is when the strong are also gentle! - Libbie Fudim #quotes #quote

Gossip needn't be false to be evil…there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around. - Frank A. Clark #quotes #quote

Marriage brings music into a man's life….he learns to play second fiddle. - Joe Moore #quotes #humor

There are only two ways of telling the complete truth--anonymously and posthumously. - Thomas Sowell #quotes #quote

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no bird sang there except those that sang best. - Henry Van Dyke #quotes

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. - Leonardo da Vinci #quotes #quote

The gift of happiness belongs to those who unwrap it. - Andrew Dunbar #quotes #quote

The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. - Arthur C. Clarke #quotes

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow. - Alice M. Swaim #quotes

The little I know I owe to my ignorance. - Orville Mars #quotes #quote

If you have a job without any aggravations, you do not have a job. - Malcolm S. Forbes #quotes #quote

You don't find happiness at the end of the road. You have to look for it along the way. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

Be bold in what you stand for and careful what you fall for. - Ruth Boorstin #quotes #quote

Temptation usually comes in through a door that has deliberately been left open. - Arnold H. Glasow #quotes #quote

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage. - Robert Louis Stevenson #quotes #quote

The day will happen whether or not you get up. - John Ciardi #quotes #quote

Do not condemn the judgement of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong. - Dandemis #quotes #quote

Most problems precisely defined are already partially solved. - Harry Lorayne #quotes #quote

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order. - Alfred North Whitehead #quotes #quote

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death. - James F. Byrnes #quotes #quote

Never close your lips to those to whom you have opened your heart. - Charles Dickens #quotes #quote

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. - Marcel Proust #quotes #quote

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory. - Rita Mae Brown #quotes #quote

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.-H. Hesse #quotes

The secret of success in conversation is to be able to disagree without being disagreeable. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

Be cautious. Opportunity does the knocking for temptation too. - Al Batt #quotes #quote

It’s not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts. - Addison Walker #quotes #quote

I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes. - Sara Teasdale #quotes #quote

Knowing what to do with what you know is the essence of wisdom. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

Understanding is simple. Knowing is complicated. - Robert Fripp #quotes #quote

Young men think old men are fools, but old men know young men are fools. - George Chapman #quotes #quote

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

What a fearful object a long-neglected duty gets to be! - William Cowper #quotes #quote

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you was? - Satchel Paige #quotes #quote

My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. - Rodney Dangerfield #quotes #quote

You can either stand up and be counted, or lie down and be counted out. - Joe Moore #quotes #quote

Better to ask twice than to lose your way once. - Danish proverb #quotes #quote

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