Previous quotes of the week

Don't think, just do.

Horace  Roman Poet 65BC - 8BC


To succeed in your mission, you must have a single-minded devotion to your goal.

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam  Indian Stateman 1931-2015


We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.

Mother Teresa Albanian  Saint  1910-1997


Under every stone lurks a politician.

Aristophanes  Greek Port 448BC - 380BC


To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.

Bernard Baruch  American Businessman 1870-1965


The less we deserve good fortune the more we hope for it.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca  Roman Statesman  5BC - 65AD


When all else is lost, the future still remains.

Christian Nestell Bovee  American Author 1820-1904


If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.

Milton Berle  American Comedian 1908-2002


Fortune befriends the bold.

Emily Dickinson  American Poet 1830-1836


A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.

Francis of Assisi  Italian Saint 1182-1226


Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.

Thomas Browne  British Scientist 1605-1682


Either I will find a way, or I will make one.

Philip Sidney  English Soldier 1554-1586


One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it an adventure.

William Feather  American Author 1889-1981


Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure.

Meister Eckhart  German Philosopher 1260-1328


Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.

Jean La Fontaine  French Poet 1621-1695


Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca  Roman Stateman 5BC - 65BC


Common sence is not so common.

Voltaire  French Writer  1694-1778


No act of Kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Aesop Greek Anthor 620-564BC


If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill 1874-1965


The best way to make your dreams come ture is to wak up.

Paul Valery  French Poet 1871-1945


We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.

Anais Nin American Author 1903-1977


It is easy to sit up and take notice, what is difficult is getting up and taking action.

Honore de Balzac  French Novelist 1799-1850


You will never win if you never begin.

Helen Rowland American Writer 1875-1950


I have the simplest tastes, I am always satisfied with the best.

Oscar Wide  Irish Dramatist  1854-1900


Sadness files away on the wings of time.

Jean de la Fontaine  French Poet 1621-1695


You have to make it happen.

Denis Diderot  French Editor 1713-1784


It is not the length of life, but depth of life

Ralph Waldo Emerson. American Poet 1803-1882


if you obey all the rules you miss all the fun,

Katherine Hepburn. American Actress 1907-2003


If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.

Katherine Hepburn  American Actress 1907-2003


Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.

Frank Zappa  American Musican 1940-1993


Have patience, all things are difficult before thay become easy.

Saadi  Iranian Port  1184-1283


What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything.

Vincent Van Gough  Dutch Artist 1853-1890


One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.

William Feather American Author 1889-1981


The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.

Blake Lively  American Actress 1987-


Either I will find a way, or I will make one.

Philip Sidney  English Soldier 1554-1586


O, Wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind ?

Percy Bysshe Shelley  English Port 1792-1822


Learning never exhausts the mind.

Leonardo Da Vinci Italian Artist 1452-1519


No one can figure out your worth but you.

Pearl Bailey  American Actress 1918-1990


The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.

Bertrand Russell  British Philosopher 1872-1970


What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.

Jawaharlal Nehru  Indian Leader 1889-1964


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. 

Thomas Aquinas Italian Theologian (1225-1274)


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. 

Aesop - Greek Author (620-560BC)


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.

Twyla Tharp - American Daner (1941-)


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

Oscar Wilde                        


Pennies don't come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.

Margaret Thatcher


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.

Mark Twain


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 gone.
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

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it

Winston Churchill  British Statesman 1874-1965

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