Jumaat, 19 April 2013

Favorite Quotes




If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true,
there would be little hope of advance.
Orville Wright
When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Benjamin Disraeli
If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
Zen Proverb
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Man is not the creature of circumstances. Circumstances are the creatures of man.
Benjamin Disraeli
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Winston Churchill
Play for more than you can afford to
lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Chinese Proverb
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right....
Martin Luther
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.Neitzsche
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Chinese Proverb
Anyone who has never made a mistake
has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.Ovid
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do.
His reply: "Do not do what you are doing now."
Joseph Ray
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Helen Keller
There is time for everything.
Thomas A. Edison
I demolish my bridges behind me...then there is no choice but to move forward.
Firdtjof Nansen
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Johnette Napolitano
You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Heraclitus
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Tolstoy
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Richard Cech
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Henry David Thoreau
We don't live in a world of reality,
we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons
The first and greatest commandment is,
Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Khamis, 18 April 2013

Success Quotations



Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Euripides

They can because they think they can.
Virgil

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. 
Thomas Jefferson


Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself.
Theodore T. Hunger
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory.
Cicero
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Loyd Wright
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
Elbert Hubbard
There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Christopher Morley
Success is the child of audacity.
Benjamin Disraeli
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.
Aristotle Onassis
The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed in these two: common-sense and perseverance.
Owen Feltham
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Vince Lombardi

Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases.
Jeremy Collier
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--which is: Try to please everybody.
Herbert Bayard Swope
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time.
Josh Billings
Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.
Evan Esar
He is great enough who is his own master.
Bishop Hail
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Jospeph Addison
Impatience never commanded success.
Edwin H. Chapin
Careful thinking and hard work will solve nearly all your problems. Try and see for yourself.
Ullery
The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.
Henry W. Longfellow
The man who makes a success of an important venture never wails for the crowd. He strikes out for himself. It takes nerve, it takes a great lot of grit; but the man that succeeds has both. Anyone can fail. The public admires the man who has enough confidence in himself to take a chance. These chances are the main things after all. The man who tries to succeed must expect to be criticized. Nothing important was ever done but the greater number consulted previously doubted the possibility. Success is the accomplishment of that which most people think can't be done.
C. V. White
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it.
W.C. Fields












Inspirational Quotes

plant


Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.
Albert Einstein
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Inspiration and genius--one and the same.
Victor Hugo

To find what you seek in the road of life,
the best proverb of all is that which says:
"Leave no stone unturned."
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Christian Nestell Bovee 
If you would create something,
you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.
Horace Bushnell
I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
Charlotte Brontë
Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself. 
W. C. Doane
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Benjamin Disraeli
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.
Orison Swett Marden
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration?
George Eliot
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men do less than they ought,
unless they do all they can.
Thomas Carlyle
Let thy words be few.
Ecclesiastes 5:2 from Words of Wisdom
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
John Muir
First say to yourself what you would be;
and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Rabu, 17 April 2013

Motivational Quotations


river flowing under trees


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Aristotle


If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
St. Clement of Alexandra


Dream big and dare to fail.
Norman Vaughan


With will one can do anything.
Samuel Smiles


We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Thornton Wilder

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder

And all may do what has by man been done.
Edward Young

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Samuel Smiles

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
Voltaire


If the wind will not serve,
take to the oars.
Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe
Latin Proverb

Men's best successes come after their disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

No star is lost once we have seen,
We always may be what we might have been.

Adelaide Proctor

You cannot plough a field by
turning it over in your mind.

Author Unknown

The best way out is always through.
Robert Frost

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Samuel Johnson

Fortune favors the brave.
Publius Terence

When the best things are not possible, the best may be made of those that are. 
Richard Hooker

He who hesitates is lost.
Proverb

If you want to succeed in the world must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the roadside until some one comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.
John B. Gough

An oak is not felled at one blow. 
Spanish Proverb

In doubtful matters boldness is everything.
Publilius Syrus

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Albert Einstein

Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do.
Orison Swett Marden

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 

We are still masters of our fate.
We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reach perfection.
Baltasar Gracián

For hope is but the dream
of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Lucretius

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose--
a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley


Favorite Quotes




If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true,
there would be little hope of advance.
Orville Wright
When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Benjamin Disraeli
If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
Zen Proverb
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Man is not the creature of circumstances. Circumstances are the creatures of man.
Benjamin Disraeli
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Winston Churchill
Play for more than you can afford to
lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Chinese Proverb
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right....
Martin Luther
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.Neitzsche
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Chinese Proverb
Anyone who has never made a mistake
has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.Ovid
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do.
His reply: "Do not do what you are doing now."
Joseph Ray
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Helen Keller
There is time for everything.
Thomas A. Edison
I demolish my bridges behind me...then there is no choice but to move forward.
Firdtjof Nansen
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Johnette Napolitano
You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Heraclitus
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Tolstoy
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Richard Cech
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Henry David Thoreau
We don't live in a world of reality,
we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons
The first and greatest commandment is,
Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Success Quotations



Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Euripides

They can because they think they can.
Virgil

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. 
Thomas Jefferson


Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself.
Theodore T. Hunger
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory.
Cicero
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Loyd Wright
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
Elbert Hubbard
There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Christopher Morley
Success is the child of audacity.
Benjamin Disraeli
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.
Aristotle Onassis
The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed in these two: common-sense and perseverance.
Owen Feltham
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Vince Lombardi

Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases.
Jeremy Collier
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--which is: Try to please everybody.
Herbert Bayard Swope
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time.
Josh Billings
Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.
Evan Esar
He is great enough who is his own master.
Bishop Hail
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Jospeph Addison
Impatience never commanded success.
Edwin H. Chapin
Careful thinking and hard work will solve nearly all your problems. Try and see for yourself.
Ullery
The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.
Henry W. Longfellow
The man who makes a success of an important venture never wails for the crowd. He strikes out for himself. It takes nerve, it takes a great lot of grit; but the man that succeeds has both. Anyone can fail. The public admires the man who has enough confidence in himself to take a chance. These chances are the main things after all. The man who tries to succeed must expect to be criticized. Nothing important was ever done but the greater number consulted previously doubted the possibility. Success is the accomplishment of that which most people think can't be done.
C. V. White
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it.
W.C. Fields












Inspirational Quotes

plant


Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.
Albert Einstein
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Inspiration and genius--one and the same.
Victor Hugo

To find what you seek in the road of life,
the best proverb of all is that which says:
"Leave no stone unturned."
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Christian Nestell Bovee 
If you would create something,
you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.
Horace Bushnell
I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
Charlotte Brontë
Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself. 
W. C. Doane
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Benjamin Disraeli
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.
Orison Swett Marden
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration?
George Eliot
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men do less than they ought,
unless they do all they can.
Thomas Carlyle
Let thy words be few.
Ecclesiastes 5:2 from Words of Wisdom
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
John Muir
First say to yourself what you would be;
and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Motivational Quotations


river flowing under trees


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Aristotle


If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
St. Clement of Alexandra


Dream big and dare to fail.
Norman Vaughan


With will one can do anything.
Samuel Smiles


We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Thornton Wilder

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder

And all may do what has by man been done.
Edward Young

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Samuel Smiles

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
Voltaire


If the wind will not serve,
take to the oars.
Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe
Latin Proverb

Men's best successes come after their disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

No star is lost once we have seen,
We always may be what we might have been.

Adelaide Proctor

You cannot plough a field by
turning it over in your mind.

Author Unknown

The best way out is always through.
Robert Frost

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Samuel Johnson

Fortune favors the brave.
Publius Terence

When the best things are not possible, the best may be made of those that are. 
Richard Hooker

He who hesitates is lost.
Proverb

If you want to succeed in the world must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the roadside until some one comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.
John B. Gough

An oak is not felled at one blow. 
Spanish Proverb

In doubtful matters boldness is everything.
Publilius Syrus

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Albert Einstein

Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do.
Orison Swett Marden

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 

We are still masters of our fate.
We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reach perfection.
Baltasar Gracián

For hope is but the dream
of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Lucretius

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose--
a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley



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