-Seize opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.
Bulgarian Proverb… Read the rest
-Seize opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.
-Seize opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.
Bulgarian Proverb… Read the rest
I decided not to let my past rule my future so I decided to change my present in order to open up my future.
Ana M Guzman… Read the rest
-Tradition is what you resort to when you don’t have the time or the money to do it right.
Kurt Herbert Alder… Read the rest
-Speech is conveniently located midway between thought and action, where it often substitutes for both.
John Andrew Holmes… Read the rest
-I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
J.D. Salinger… Read the rest
-We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.
Frank Tibolt… Read the rest
-I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
-Religion teaches the dangerous nonsense that death is not the end.
-Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to … Read the rest
-Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.
Jennie Jerome Churchill … Read the rest
-Every burden is a blessing.
-What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
Robert H. Schuller (Dr.)… Read the rest
F. Scott Fitzgerald: “The rich are different from you and me.”
Ernest Hemingway: “Yes, they have more money.”… Read the rest
-The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn’t matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.
-Justice … Read the rest
Because it’s there.
George Mallory… Read the rest
If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens.
Fay Weldon… Read the rest
I have found that people are usually much more moved by economics than by morals.
Norah Phillips (1910-92)… Read the rest
Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
Anthony J D’Angelo … Read the rest
Many a false step was made by standing still
Fortune Cookie… Read the rest
Reality is not only stranger than we suppose but stranger than we can suppose.
J. B. S. Haldane… Read the rest
The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.… Read the rest
-Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.
-Ain’t no man can avoid being born average, but there ain’t no man got to be common.
-Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely … Read the rest
The artist should be a seeing-eye dog for a myopic civilization.
Jacob Getlar Smith… Read the rest
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
Jonathan Kozol… Read the rest
-The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
-Sweet is the breath of vernal shower, The bee’s collected treasures sweet, Sweet music’s melting full, but sweeter yet The still small voice of gratitude.
Thomas Gray… Read the rest
He’s a real nowhere man,
Sitting in his nowhere land,
Making all his nowhere plans
Doesn’t have a point of view,
Knows not where he’s going to,
Isn’t he a bit like you and me?
Nowhere man, please … Read the rest
-Don’t think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.
Malayan Proverbs… Read the rest
Success isn’t permanent, and failure isn’t fatal.
Mike Ditka… Read the rest
-The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
-The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything.
Walter Bagehot… Read the rest
No tests or other instruments have been devised yet that so effectively measure what you want as just asking you or having you ask yourself.
Richard Bolles… Read the rest
You never find yourself until you face the truth.
Pearl Bailey… Read the rest
The visible world is the invisible organization of energy.
Heinz Pagels… Read the rest
-The truth is more important than the facts.
-Youth is a quality, and if you have it, you never lose it.
-The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
-Tip … Read the rest
-Things that don’t get better get worse.
Ellen Sue Stern… Read the rest
I don’t think success is harmful, as so many people say. Rather, I believe it indispensable to talent, if for nothing else than to increase the talent.
Jeanne Moreau… Read the rest
-I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than closed by belief.
-To freely bloom – that is my definition of success.
Gerry Spence… Read the rest
If the phone doesn’t ring, it’s me
Jimmy Buffett… Read the rest
-You’ve lost your horse and you’re looking for the rope.
Abdulrahman Zeitoun… Read the rest
What Romantic terminology called genius
or talent or inspiration
is nothing other than finding the right road empirically,
following one’s nose,
Italo Calvino… Read the rest
-To succeed is nothing, it’s an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru… Read the rest
-We find greatest joy, not in getting, but in expressing what we are…Men do not really live for honors or for pay; their gladness is not the taking and holding, but in doing, the striving, the building, the living. It … Read the rest
-If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; If you would know, and not be known, live in a city.
-We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them … Read the rest
-Do you call yourself free? I want to hear your ruling idea, and not that you have escaped from a yoke.
-Is not life a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
-One must still have chaos in … Read the rest
-I’m going to speak my mind because I have nothing to lose.
-If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture that you … Read the rest
-Hunger, love, vanity, and fear. There are four great motives of human action.
Graham Sumner… Read the rest
-A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star.
-Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble … Read the rest
-The mind is its own place, and in itself
Can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
-What in me is dark
Illumine, what is low raise and support,
That to the height of this great argument
I … Read the rest
-Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
-It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
-I never guess. It is a capital … Read the rest
-It can seem as you look out that it’s just chaos and that we behave in terrible ways and we never really seem to get better. But we have to remember that compassion and love and altruism is equally deeply … Read the rest
-First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
-It is not my place in society that makes me well off, but my judgments, and these I carry with me……These alone are my … Read the rest
Today is your day.
You’re off to Great Places!
You’re off and away!
You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes
You can steer yourself
any direction you choose.
You’re on your own. And you … Read the rest
-If you don’t know what to do, call the media and at least give the appearance of doing something.
David Peterson… Read the rest
I’ve never quite believed that one chance is all I get.
Anne Tyler… Read the rest
-When I am, as it were, completely myself, entirely alone, and of good cheer – say traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep – it is on such occasions … Read the rest
Millions of words are written annually purporting to tell how to beat the races, whereas the best possible advice on the subject is found in the three monosyllables: ‘Do not try.’
Dan Parker… Read the rest
-The brighter you are, the more you have to learn.
-There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Don Herold… Read the rest
-…when your thinking rises above concern for your own welfare, wisdom which is independent of thought appears.
-Get beyond love and grief; exist for the good of man.
-if you are slain in battle, you should be resolved to have … Read the rest
I wish you sunshine on your path and storms to season your journey. I wish you peace in the world in which you live… More I cannot wish you except perhaps love to make all the rest worthwhile.
Robert A. … Read the rest
You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him up to a heavy load.
Paul “Bear” Bryant… Read the rest
War: first, one hopes to win; then one expects the enemy to lose; then, one is satisfied that he too is suffering; in the end, one is surprised that everyone has lost.
Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian satirist … Read the rest
-If I had my life to live over… I’d dare to make more mistakes next time.
Nadine Stair… Read the rest
-Am I not a man, and is not a man stupid. I am married. Wife, children, the whole catastrophe!
-Dammit, boss, I like you too much not to say it. You’ve got everything except one thing. Madness! A man needs … Read the rest
Sam will not enjoy his childhood…Sam is being educated not so as to enjoy himself, but so other people will enjoy him.
Roger Scruton… Read the rest
-Basic research is what I am doing when I don’t know what I am doing.
-I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the greatest caution.
Wernher von Braun… Read the rest
-When you build bridges you can keep crossing them.
Rick Pitino… Read the rest
-Painting is an attempt to come to terms with life. There are as many solutions as there are human beings.
George Tooker… Read the rest
-The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.
-Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one’s balance … Read the rest
Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but … Read the rest
-Saying what we think gives us a wider conversational range than saying what we know.
-Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.
-Wisdom is what’s left after we’ve run out of … Read the rest
Rigid people feel some basic disgust with wiggles. They want to get things straight. But who can straighten out water? Water is the essence of life.
Alan Watts… Read the rest
-There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: Those who are afraid to try themselves, and those who are afraid that you will succeed.
Ray Goforth… Read the rest
-The Gettysburg Address
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Now we are engaged in a great … Read the rest
I never go to where the puck is, I go to where it’s going to be.
Wayne Gretzky… Read the rest
People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.
David H. Comins… Read the rest
-Business more than any other occupation is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Henry R. Luce… Read the rest
-When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide … Read the rest
-Of all afflictions, the worst is self-contempt.
Berthold Auerbach… Read the rest
-The best way to get a good idea is to get a lot of ideas.
-Science is the search for truth–it is not a game in which one tries to beat his opponents, to do harm to others. We need … Read the rest
To dream … the impossible dream …
To fight … the unbeatable foe …
To bear … with unbearable sorrow …
To run … where the brave dare not go …
To right … the unrightable wrong …
To love … Read the rest
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
H. Jackson Browne … Read the rest
Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility… in the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have… is the ability to take on responsibility.
Michael Korda… Read the rest
If the people who make the decisions are the people who will also bear the consequences of those decisions, perhaps better decisions will result.
John Abrams… Read the rest
-He who laughs last has not yet heard the bad news.
-Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
Bertolt Brecht… Read the rest
-Laws are like sausages. It’s better not to see them being made.
-When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn’t the slightest intention of putting it into practice.
Otto von Bismarck… Read the rest
Kids, just because I don’t care doesn’t mean I’m not listening.
Homer Simpson … Read the rest
-There ain’t no free lunches in this country. And don’t go spending your whole life commiserating that you got raw deals. You’ve got to say, ‘I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I … Read the rest
-After all it’s only a movie and we are all grossly overpaid.
-In films murders are always very clean. I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man.
Alfred Hitchcock… Read the rest
-A fellow who is always declaring he’s no fool usually has his suspicions.
-A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.
-I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an … Read the rest
-Like an ability or a muscle, hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it.
Robbie Gass… Read the rest
-A competitive world offers two possibilities. You can lose. Or, if you want to win, you can change.
L. C. Thurow… Read the rest
Alan M. Eddison… Read the rest
All things are difficult before they are easy.
John Norley… Read the rest
-This is the test of your manhood: How much is there left in you after you have lost everything outside of yourself?
-All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal … Read the rest
-Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.
Slovenian Proverb… Read the rest
-I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they’d never expect it.
Jack Handey… Read the rest
-Hysteria is only possible with an audience.
-All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.
-It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.
-The things … Read the rest
-Look for the ridiculous in everything and you will find it.
-Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.
-I don’t know if God exists, but it would be better for His … Read the rest
-Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own.
-The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
Doug Larson… Read the rest
As you continue to observe these changes and you see how it all fits together, you become aware of the intimate connectedness of all mental, sensory and affective phenomena. You watch one thought leading to another, you see destruction giving … Read the rest
-The more faithfully you listen to the voice within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside.
-When the morning’s freshness has been replaced by the weariness of midday, when the leg muscles quiver under the strain, the … Read the rest
There is no great religious leader—from the Buddha to Moses to Jesus to Mohammed to Luther—who offered people what they want. Only what they need. But television is not well-suited to offering people what they need. It is “user friendly.” … Read the rest
-He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom, truth and duty.
-Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights,
But your ears thirst for the sound of … Read the rest