On Quotes

…In spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
-Anne Frank-

Glass, china and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.
-Benjamin Franklin-

Like what you do; if you don't like it, do something else.
-Paul Harvey-

Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over
but showing it principally in one spot.
-Josh Billings-

I believe the greatest gift I can conceive of having from anyone is to be seen by them, heard by them, to be understood and touched by them.
-Virginia Satir-

Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
-Antonio Smith-

To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt-

Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything.
-Benjamin Franklin-

The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
-Harry Emerson Fosdick-

Fashions fade, style is eternal.
-Yves Saint Laurent-

Nothing needs reforming so much as other people's habits.
-Mark Twain-

Without involvement, there is no commitment. Mark it down, asterisk it, circle it, underline it. No involvement, no commitment.
-Stephen Covey-

The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it.
-Albert Einstein-

Physical strength can never permanently withstand
the impact of spiritual force.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt-

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive,
but it is lightning that does the work.
-Mark Twain-

My grandfather once told me there are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.
-Indira Gandhi-

When I was young, I admired clever people.
Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
-Abraham Heschel-

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
-John Wooden-

Nobody owes anybody anything; it's up to each individual to set high standards for himself or herself; and to set about working hard and creating a solid future.
-Katharine Hepburn-

The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear. It is the storm within that endangers him, not the storm without.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson-

I do not try to dance better than anyone else.
I only try to dance better than myself.
-Mikhail Baryshnikov-

The best thing you can do is the right thing to do.
The worst thing you can do is nothing.
-Theodore Roosevelt-

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.-

I have no particular talent; I am merely extremely inquisitive.
-Albert Einstein-

I've seen what a good laugh can do. It can transform tears into hope.
-Bob Hope-

Honesty is something you can't wear out.
-Waylon Jennings-

Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
-Mark Twain-

Decide what you think is right and stick to it.
-George Eliot-

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
-Robert Louis Stevenson-

Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
-Winston Churchill-

One can never consent to creep when one has the impulse to soar.
-Helen Keller-

If you are afraid of your future, you don't have a present.
-James Petersen-

In this theatre of man's life
it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on.
-Francis Bacon-

True eloquence consists of saying all that should be said, and that only.
-Francois de La Rochefoucald-

One never notices what has been done;
one can only see what remains to be done.
-Marie Curie-

Winning isn't everything. "Wanting" to win is.
-Catfish Hunter-

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Action is the foundational key to all success.
-Tony Robbins-

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
-Winston Churchill-

Statistics are no substitute for judgement.
-Henry Clay-

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
-Jacqueline Bisset-

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
-Helen Keller-

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
-Bette Davis-

He is well paid that is well satisfied.
-Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice-

One man with courage makes a majority.
-Andrew Jackson-

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
-Eleanor Roosevelt-

If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
-Jennifer Jones-

Delay not to seize the hour!

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.

As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is tried: He is a buckler to all them that trust in Him.
2 Samuel 22:31

Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others, and you can become a leader among men.
-Lao Tse-

I think the only person who ever got all work done by Friday
was Robinson Crusoe.

If you're going through hell, keep going.
-Winston Churchill-

Oh dear! How unfortunate I am, not to have anyone to weep with!
-Madame De Sevigne-

Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
-C. S. Lewis-

Have more than thou showest,
Speak less than thou knowest,
Lend less than thou owest.

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