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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Random Quotes

 "The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas."
    -  Linus Pauling

Nothing ever becomes real until it is experienced. -- John Keats

 "One important key to success is self-confidence.  An important key to self-confidence is preparation." -  Arthur Ashe

I live for those who love me, for those who know me true.
-- George Linnaeus Banks

“Every man is in certain respects 
(a) like all other men,

(b) like some other men, 
(c) like no other man".
    -  Murray, H.A. & C. Kluckhohn 

Are there not... Two points in the adventure of the diver: One --
when a beggar, he prepares to plunge? Two -- when a prince, he rises
with his pearl? I plunge! -- Robert Browning

"The secret of success in life is for a person to be ready 
 for opportunity when it comes." 

-  Benjamin Disraeli

Even if it's a little thing, do something for those who need help,
something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.
-- Albert Schweitzer

 "Rich people constantly learn and grow. 
Poor people think they already know." 

-  T. Harv Eker 

Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows
with the ability to say no to oneself.
-- Abraham Joshua Heschel 1907-1972

"You've got to win in your mind before you win in your life."
    -   John Addison

Some day, in years to come, you will be wrestling with the great
temptation, or trembling under the great sorrow of your life. But the
real struggle is here, now, in these quiet weeks. Now it is being
decided whether, in the day of your supreme sorrow or temptation, you
shall miserably fail or gloriously conquer. Character cannot be made
except by a steady, long continued process.
-- Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) American Bis

 "The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity

    as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than
    for any other under the sun."
    -  John D. Rockefeller

I believe the recipe for happiness to be just enough money to pay the
monthly bills you acquire, a little surplus to give you confidence, a
little too much work each day, enthusiasm for your work, a
substantial share of good health, a couple of real friends and a wife
and children to share life's beauty with you.
-- J. Kenfield Morley

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure that there is
one less scoundrel in the world.-- Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) Scottish Writer

  "Helping people grow and achieve their dreams is the fastest route 
to success; both theirs and yours." 

    -  T. Harv Eker 

For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book and a
friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief. -- Fernandez de Andrada

If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time.-- B.J. Marshall

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and
night to make you like everyone else means to fight the hardest
battle which any human being can fight - but never stop fighting!
-- e.e. cummings

Aim at the sun and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far
higher than if you had aimed at an object on a level with yourself.
-- F. Hawes

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven
for? -- Robert Browning

If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time.-- B.J. Marshall

Your imagination is the preview to life's coming attractions.-- Albert Einstein

 "I have failed over and over again - that is why I succeed."
    -  Michael Jordan

"You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money."
    -  P. J. O'Rourke

 "Laziness is nothing more than the habit of
 resting before you get tired."
    -  Mortimer Caplan 

  "The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly;

    the rich have always objected to being governed at all."
    -  G. K. Chesterton

The tragedy of life does not lie in not reaching your goals, the
tragedy lies in not having any goals to reach. It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream.
-- Dr. Benjamin Mays

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. 
Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?'."  -  Brian Tracy

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our
circumstances.          - Martha Washington

"People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong.
Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?" 
-Thich Nhat Hanh

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