Previous quotes of the week
Our entire life consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.
Jean Anouilh French Playwright 1910-1987
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
Vince Lombardi American Coach 1913-1970
The opportunity is often lost by deliberating.
Publilius Syrus Roman Writer 85BC - 43BC
If youth knew, if age could.
Sigmund Freud Autrian Psychologist 1856-1939
I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the year's.
Henry Moore English Sculptor 1898-1986
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
Paul Valery French Port 1871-1945
Nothing is impossible, the word itself say's I'm Possible!
Audrey Hepburn Belgian Actress 1929-1993
You exist only in what you do.
Federico Fellini Italian Director 1920-1993
Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.
Charles Lindbergh American Aviator 1902 - 1974
Anything simple always interests me.
David Hockney. English Artist 1937 -
Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.
Charles Lamb English Critic 1775-1834
I love everthing old - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine
Oliver Goldsmith Irish Poet 1730-1774
I think in terms of the days reslutions, not the year's.
Henry Moore. english Sculptor 1898-1986
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Nikos Kazantzakis Greek Writer 1883-1957
If you can't convince them, confuse them
Harry S Truman American President 1884-1976
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
William Hazlitt English Critc 1778-1830
This is the precept by which I have lived. Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.
Hannah Arendt German Historian 1906-1975
Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us somrthing.
Morihel Ueshiba Japanese Athlete 1883-1969
Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilarartion of victory.
George S. Patton American Soilder 1885-1945
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
George Eliot British Author 1819-1880
Noting will work unless you do.
Maya Angelou American Port 1928-2014
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as it close.
John Ruskin. English Writer 1819-1900
And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.
Rainer Maria Rike. German Poet 1875-1926
The man who has done his level best.. is a success even though the world may write him down a failure.
B.C.Forbes Socttish Joutnalist 1880-1954
A man should look for what is and not what he thinks should be
Albert Einstein. Germany Physicist 1879-1955
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Plutarch. Greek Philosopher 46-120
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would lierally astound ourselves.
Thomas A Edison American Inventor 1842-1931
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Saadi Iranian Poet 1184-1283
If you rest, you rust.
Helen Haye. American Actress 1900-1993
The art of simplicity ia a puzzle of complexity.
Douglas Horton American Clergyman 1891-1968
A thing well done is worth doing.
Hugh Leonard Irish Dramatise 1926-2009
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle American Comedian 1908-2002
Don't find fault, find a remedy. Henry Ford American Businessman 1863-1947
When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching. Edward G Bulwer-Lytton English Politician 1803-1873
All men who achieved great things have been dreamers.
Orison Swett Marden. American Writer (1850-1924)
It is a mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle Greek Philiosopher 384-322 BC
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Edmund Burke Irish Statesman 1729-1797
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. Mother Teresa Albanian (1910-1997)
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are. Soren Kierkegaard Danish Philosopher 1813-1855
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Blaise Pascel French Philosopher (1623-1662)
There is nothing like a dream to create the future.
Victor Hugo - French Author (1802-1885)
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell American Statesman (1937-)
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) 1819-1880
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean American Actor (1928-)
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell American Author (1904-1987)
The less you talk, the more you're listened to.
Pauline Phillips American Jornalist (1918-2013)
In youth we learn; in age we understand.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach Austrian Novelist (1830-1916)
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
John Wayne American Actor (1907-1979)
The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. Joseph Priestley English Scientist (1733-1804)
The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
Charles Kettering American Inventor (1876-1958)
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Helen Keller American Author 1880-1968
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
Christian Nestell Bovee American Author (1820-1904)
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
Datchel Paige American Athlete (1906-1982)
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Blaise Pascal French Philosopher (1623-1662)
Our attitiude towards others determines their attitude towrads us.
Earl Nightingale American Enetrtainer (1921-1989)
The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
Johann Wolgang von Goethe. German Poet 1749-1832
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then dosen't hurt.
Charles M. schulz American Cartoonist 1922-2000
Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind.
Nathaniel Hawthorne American Novelist 1804-1864
I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it.
Samuel Goldwyn Ameriacn Producer 1882-1974
The fall of dropping water wears away the stone.
Lucretius Roman Poet 94BC-55BC
Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests. Charles Lindbergh American Aviator 1902-1974
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
George Bernard Shaw Irish Dramatist 1856-1950
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
Thomas Caryle Scottish Philosopher 1795-1881
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Allen Saunders American Writer (1899-1986)
Gray skies are just clouds passing over.
Duke Ellington American Musician (1899-1974
The more we do, the more we can do.
William Hazlitt English Critic (1778-1830)
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Arthur Schopenhauer German Philosopher (1788-1860)
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Maya Angelou American Poet (1928-)
To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.
Steve Prefontaine American Athlete (1951-1975)
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Aesop Greek Author (620-560BC)
The things that we love tell us what we are.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Edith Wharton American Author (1862-1937)
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
Gordon B. Hickley American Clergyman (1910-2008)
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
James Dean (1931-1955)
Keep you face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
Helen Keller - American Author (1880 - 1968)
Please all, and you will please none.
If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.
Thomas J. Watson - American Scientist (1874-1956)
Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Carl Sandburg - American Poet (1878-1967)
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama (1935-)
Put your heart, mind and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. Swami Sivananda - Indian Philosopher (1887 - 1963)
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau - American Author 1817-1862
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Winston Churchill 1874-1965
To err is human, to forgive divine.
Alexander Pope - English Poet 1688-1744
Smile, it's free therapy
Douglas Horton - American Clergyman 1891-1968
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Demosthenes - Greek Stateman 382-322BC
They alway say time changes things, but you actually have to change them.
Andy Warhol - American Artist (1928-1987)
Nothing can be done except little by little.
Charles Baudelaire - French Poet (1821-1867)
Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it.
Lucy Maud Montgomery - Canadian Educator (1874-1942)
Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.
Ernest Shackleton - Irish Explorer (1874-1922)
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Edward Gibbon English Historian (1737-1794)
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Oscar Widle (1854-1900)
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Confucius Chinese Philosopher (551BC-479BC)
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Aristotle Greek Philosopher (384BC - 322BC)
Aim for the moon, if you miss you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone American Businessman (1902-2002)
If there is no struggle, these is no progress.
Frederick Douglass American Author (1817-1895)
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Peter Drucker - American Businessman (1909-2005)
No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
Hal Borland American Author (1900-1978)
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Samuel Johnson - English Author (1709-1784)
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)
Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.
Bernard M Baruch (1870-1965)
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
Epictetus Greek Philosopher (55-135)
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Mark Twain 1835-1910
Most human beings are quite likeable if you do not see too much of them.
Robert Wilson Lynd. Irish Writer 1879-1949
I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.
David Herbert Lawrence. English Writer 1885- 1930
While we are postponing, life speeds by.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Roman Statesman 5BC - 65AD
If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh American Writer 1906-2001
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C.S. Lewis - British Author 1898-1963
I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years.
Henry Moore. English Sculptor (1898-1986)
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Henry Ford (1863 - 1947)
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Bertrand Russell. British Philosopher (1872-1970)
Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.
Babe Ruth American Athlete (1895-1948)
Very few of us are what we seem.
Agatha Christie - English Writer (1890-1976)
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt. American President (1858-1919)
Common sense is not so common
Voltaire - French Writer (1694-1778)
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
Robert H. Schuller American Clergyman 1926
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
Confucius 551-479BC Chinese Philosopher
In youth we learn; in age we understand.
Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach - Austrian Novelist (1830-1916)
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - American Poet (1803-1882)
Art does not reproduce what we see; rather it makes us see.
Paul Klee - Swiss Artist (1879-1940)
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Dalai Lama - Tibetan Leader (1935-)
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be the boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost American Poet (1874-1963)
All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney (1901-1966)
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Aristotle - Greek Philosopher 384BC - 322BC
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Mahatma Gandhi. (1869-1948)
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A Edison (1847-1931)
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
William Feather. American Author (1889-1981)
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn. Gore Vidal. American Novelist (1925-2012)
I have no regrets. I wouldn't have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say.
Ingrid Bergman. Actress (1915-1982)
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Dalai Lama. Tibetan Leader (1935-)
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Audrey Hepburn Actress 1929-1993
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) US Diplomat Reformer (From This is My Story)
Of all the heavenly gifts that mortal men commend, what trusty treasure in the world can countervail a friend?
Nicholas Grimald 1519-62 English Poet "Of Friendship" (1557)
Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.
Voltaire - French Author (1694 - 1778)
Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
A.C.Benson British Author (1862-1925)
Be Yourself; everyone else is already taken
Pennies don't come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
I can resist everything except temptation.
Oscar Wilde 1854-1900 Lady Windermere's Fan (1892) Act 1
I honestly think is better to be a failure at something you love than be a success at something you hate.
George Burns (1896-1996) US Comedian
If someone betrays you once, it's their fault; if they betray you twice, it's your fault.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) US Diplomat and reformer
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) American Novelist
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.
Quentin Crisp (Denis Charles Pratt) (1908-1999)
A woman is like a tea bag, you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.
Eleanor Roosevelt - US Diplomat & Reformer (1884 - 1962)
He who hesitates is a damned fool
Mae West (1892 - 1980)
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
It's a discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Noel Coward (1899 - 1973) English dramatist, actor and composer.
Everything you can imagine is real
Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
No time like the present -
Mrs Manley (1663-1724) English novelist and dramatist. The Lost Lover (1696) Act 4 Sc.1
Opportunities fly by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not, because of the happiness that is
Jerome K Jerome (1859-1927) English writer and humorist
From The idle thoughts of a idle fellow 1889
Always laugh when you can. It is a cheap medicine.
Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)
You only live once, but if you do it right, one is enough.
Mae West (1893-1980) US Movie Actress
Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Confucius - Chinese philosopher
It is funny about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the very best, you very often get it.
William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) English Playwright and Novelist
Between the great things we cannot do and the small things we will not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing.
Adolphe Monod (1802 - 1856) French Protestant Churchman
Quote of the week
What we really are matters more than what other people think of us. Jawaharlal Nehru Indian Leader 1889-1964
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