Thursday, December 13, 2012

Great quotations that I read

Unknown:"If you want something you've never had, then you've got to do something you've never done"

Unknown:" If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse"

Winston Churchill: “If you are going through hell, keep going”

William Shakespeare:  “Hell is empty, the devils are all here”

Unknown: "You can never wake up someone who is pretending in sleep"

Bonnie Blair: "Winning doesn't always mean being first, Winning means you are doing better than you have done before"

Albert Einstein: "If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they had never tried a new thing in their life"

Mother Teresa: "If you start judging people, you will be having no time to love them"

Charles: "Never break 4 things in your life: Trust, Promise, Relation and Heart because when they break they don't make noise but pains a lot"

David Allen: "You can do anything, but not everything."

Unknown: "The richest man is not he who has the most, but he who needs the least."

Wayne Gretzky: "You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take."

Lao-Tze: "Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny."

John Ruskin: "What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do."

Unknown: "Work like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching"

Virgil Garnett Thomson: "Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time, to figure out whether you like it or not."

Cullen Hightower: "Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it."

André Gide: "Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it."

Ellen Parr: "The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity."

Ayn Rand: "You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality."

Albert Einstein: "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." 

Martin Luther King Jr.: "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." 

Thomas Henry Huxley  : "Try to learn something about everything and everything about something." 

Arnold Schwarzenegger: "Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn." 

Don Quixote: "Facts are the enemy of truth." 

John D. Rockefeller: "A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship." 

Jimmy Durante: "Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down." 

Samuel Johnson: "The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good." 

Arthur Schopenhauer: "All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." 

Antoine de Saint Exupery: "Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away." 

Jimi Hendrix: "Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens." 

Maya Angelou : "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." 

Aristotle Onassis: "The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows." 

W.B. Prescott: "In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience."

John F. Kennedy: "Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names." 

Mae West: "When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before." 

Thomas Jones : "Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate."

Mark Twain: "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." 

Abba Eban: "A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually."

Wilson Mizner: "Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research." 

Sun Tzu: "Opportunities multiply as they are seized." 

Alan Kay: " The best way to predict the future is to invent it." 

Benjamin Franklin: "Well done is better than well said." 

Sir Winston Churchill: "Sometimes it is not enough that we do our best; we must do what is required." 

Henry David Thoreau: "The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready." 

Sir Winston Churchill : "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." 

Frank Lloyd Wright: "The truth is more important than the facts." 

Joan Baez: "You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you're going to live. Now."

General George S. Patton: "It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived."  

George Owell: "Those who control the past control the future. Those who control the present control the past."

Unknown: ""This is the beginning of a new day. You have been given this day to use as you will. You can waste it or use it for good. What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it. When tomorrow comes, this day will be gone forever; in its place is something that you have left behind...let it be something good." 

Unknown: "...This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that, because it was Everybody's job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn't do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have."

Unknown: "Your heart understands what your head cannot yet conceive; trust your heart." 

Unknown: "He who has never made a mistake has never made a discovery." 

Unknown: "A peacock who sits on his tail is just another turkey."   

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