Quote of the week

04-08-2015

Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.
– Oscar Wilde

27-07-2015

Most of the critical things in life, which become the staring points of human destiny, are little things.
– R. Smith

24-07-2015

No one is uneless in this world who lightens the burdens of it for another.
– Charles Dickens

23-07-2015

Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.
– Frederic Chopin

22-07-2015

The weak sinews become strong by their conflict with difficulties.
– Edwin H. Chapin

21-07-2015

If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.
– Louis D. Brandeis

20-07-2015

There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
– Phyllis Bottome

17-07-2015

No great advance has ever been made in science, politics, or religion, with controversy.
– Lyman Beecher

16-07-2015

Let us follow destiny, ebb flow. Whatever may happen, we master fortune by accepting it.
– Virgil

15-07-2015

Most of the critical things in life, which become the starting points of human destiny, are little things.
– R. Smith

14-07-2015

No wind favors him who has no destined port.
– Michel de Montaigne

13-07-2015

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
– Kin Hubbard

10-07-2015

We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.
– Dag Hammarskjold

09-07-2015

He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned.
– French Proverb

08-07-2015

Blaming destiny is a poor out for those who don’t reach desired destinations.
– Malcolm Forbes

07-07-2015

Every man carries with him the world in which he must live.
– F. Marion Crawford

06-07-2015

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
– Winston Churchill

03-07-2015

Destiny: A tyrant’s authority for crime and fool’s excuse for failure
– Ambrose Bierce

02-07-2015

Love nothing but that which comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

01-07-2015

The fewer the desires, the more peace.
– Woodrow Wilson

30-06-2015

Wishes cost nothing unless you want them to come true.
– Frank Tyger

28-06-2015

We make ourselves rich by making our wants few.
– Henry David Thoreau

25-06-2015

Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.
– Tom D Taylor

24-06-2015

The earnestness of your desire will indicate the distance you are likely to travel
– Clark C. Stockford

31-03-2015

It is foolish to be ambitious for thing one does not really want-or for things one cannot have.
– Guiseppe Silva

30-03-2015

As long I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
– George Bernard Shaw

27-03-2015

It is not the man who has little, but he who desires more, that is poor.
– Seneca

26-03-2015

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish
– Michelangelo

24-03-2015

Ours is a world where people don’t know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
– Donald Marquis

23-03-2015

The reason why folks are always wishing for what they don’t have is that there’s nothing else to wish for.
– Houghton Line

20-03-2015

He begins to die that quits his desires.
– George Herbert

19-03-2015

He begins to die that quits his desires.
– George Herbert

18-03-2015

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with bricks that other throw at him.
– Sidney Greenberg

17-03-2015

Sometimes a man devotes all his life to the development of part of his body… his wishbone.
– Allen Gray

16-03-2015

Happy of man who early learns the wide chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers!
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

13-03-2015

Beware of wishing for anything in youth, because you will get it in middle age.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

05-03-2015

If your desires be endless, your cars and fears will be so too.
– Thomas Fuller

04-03-2015

You can get what you desire and in just the measure of that desire.
– Thomas Dreier

03-03-2015

Better to return and make a net, than to go down to the stream and merely wish for fish.
– Chinese Proverb

02-03-2015

The greatest provocations of lust are from our apparel.
– Robert Burton

27-02-2015

If you want to plant a crop for eternities, raise democracies.
– Carl A. Schenk

24-02-2015

The goal of a great democracy should be fulfillment, not ease. It should be adequacy, not serenity.
– Abram Sachar

23-02-2015

The businessmen should from thime to time direct candid criticism toward our Government is only understandable but salutary in a free democracy.
– Clarence B. Randall

20-02-2015

In our democracy we must have a partnership of labor, of business and of government.
– Charles H. Percy

19-02-2014

We don’t need democratization of privilege. What we need is the self-discipline of democracy.
– Thomas I Parkinson

18-02-2015

Democracy is the art of running the circus form the monkey cage.
– H. L. Mencken

17-02-2015

Democracy is eternal and human. It dignifies the human being; it respects humanity.
– Thomas Mann

16-02-2015

Democracy is threatened by th inertia of good people, by the selfishness of most people, and by the evil designs of a few people.
– Stanley King

13-02-2015

Democracy has the only approach to human relationships that can make for a free flow of life forces.
– Frank Kingdon

12-02-2015

Democracy is ever eager for rapid progress, and the only progress which can be rapid is progress down hill.
– Sir James Jeans

11-02-2015

The only thing wrong with democratic process is the failure to use it.
– Seymour Graubard

10-02-2015

Democracy needs more free speech, for even the speech of foolish people is valuable if it serves to guarantee the fight of the wise to talk.
– David Cushman Coyle

09-02-2015

The chief support of an autocracy is a standing army. The chif support of a democracy is an educated people.
– Lotus D. Coffman

06-02-2015

Democracy is the worst form of government except all others.
– Winston Churchill

05-02-2015

Aristocrat: A democrat with hiz pockets filled.
– Josh Billings

04-02-2015

An informed people is one of the best guarantees of a continuing democracy
– Josh Billings

03-02-2015

Quick decisions are unsafe decisions
– Sophocles

02-02-2015

An executive is a man who decides; sometimes he decides right, but always he decides.
– John Henry Patterson

30-01-2015

Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness or oppose with firmness.
– Charles Hole

27-01-2015

When you come to a fork in the road – take it.
– Yogi Berra

23-01-2015

You are never so easily fooled as when trying to fool someone else
– Francois de la Rachefoucauld

22-01-2015

We often shed tears that deceive ourselves after deceiving others.
– Francois de la Rachefoucauld

21-01-2015

It is more shameful to distrust your friends than it is to be deceived by them.
– Francois de la Rachefoucauld

20-01-2015

It is very hypocrisy not to talk of one’s self
-Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

19-01-2015

No man was ever so much deceived by another, as by himself.
-Lord Greville

16-01-2015

Cheat me in the price, but not in the goods.
– Thomas Fuller

15-01-2015

It is in the ability to deceive oneself that the greatest talent is shown.
– Anatole France

14-01-2015

Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.
– B. C. Forbes

13-01-2015

The easiest thing of all is deceive one’s self; for what a man wishes he generally believes to be true
– Demosthenes

12-01-2015

The easiest person to deceive is oneself.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton

09-01-2015

If you want the time to pass quickly, just give your note for 90 days.
– R. B. Thomas

08-01-2015

Good times are when people make debts to pay in bad times.
-Robert Quillen

07-01-2015

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.
– Herbert Hoover

06-01-2015

Let us live in as small a circle as we will, we are either debtors or creditors before we have had time to look around
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

05-01-2015

I did not attend his funeral, but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved it.
– Mark Twain

02-01-2015

Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
– Mark Twain

01-01-2015

When it’s time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.
– Henry David Thoreau

23-12-2014

We can’t always have things to please us, Little Johnny has gone to Jesus.
– Southern Cemetery Epitaph

22-12-2014

There’s no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can’t do any business from there.
– Colonel Sanders

19-12-2014

Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die.
– Douglas Macarthut

18-12-2014

If they do kill me, I shall never die another death.
– Abraham Lincoln

17-12-2014

Only death reveals what a nothing the body of man is
– Juvenal

11-12-2014

I hope and trust to meet you in Heaven, both white and black-both white and black.
-Andrew Jackson

10-12-2014

Death is the penalty we all pay for the privilege of life.
– Robert Half

09-12-2014

True, you can’t take it with you, but then, that’s not the place where it comes in handy.
– Brendan Francis

08-12-2014

Worldly face never look so worldly as at a funeral.
– George Eliot

05-12-2014

One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day was; one cannot judge life until death
– Charles De Gaulle

04-12-2014

I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
– Clarence Darrow

03-12-2014

No one could ever meet death for his country without the hope of immortality.
– Cicero

02-12-2014

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
– Cicero

01-12-2014

The fence around a cemetery is foolish, for those inside can’t come out and those outside don’t want to get in.
– Arthur Brisbane

28-11-2014

When you say good morning to the rabbi, say good morning also to the rabbi’s wife.
– Yiddish proverb

27-11-2014

Only that day downs to which we are awake.
– Henry David Thoreau

25-11-2014

One golden day redeems a weary year.
– Celia Thaxter

24-11-2014

When you rise in the morning, from a resolution to make the day a happy one to a fellow-creature.
– Sydney Smith

21-11-2014

One should count each day a separate life.
– Seneca

20-11-2014

Sunday is the day people go quietly mad, one way or another.
– William Saroyan

19-11-2014

The clean tongue, the clear head, and the bright eye are birthrights of each day.
– Sir William Osler

18-11-2014

Thou shalt ever joy at eventide if thou spend the day fruitfully
– Thomas Kempis

17-11-2014

The happiest part of a man’s lifer is that which he passes lying awake in bed in the morning.
– Samuel Johnson

14-11-2014

Those that dare lose a day are dangerously prodigal; those that dare misspend it, desperate.
– Bishop Joseph Hall

13-11-2014

One ought at least to hear a little melody every day, read a fine poem, see a good picture, and if possible make a few sensible remarks.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

12-11-2014

Early rising maketh a man whole in body, wholer in soul and richer in goods
– John Fitzherbert

11-11-2014

One of the illusions is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it in your heart that every day is the best of the year.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

10-11-2014

Live not one’s life as though one had a thousand years, but live each day as the last.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

07-11-2014

In the morning let this thought be present: I am rising to a man’s work.
– Marcus Aurellius Antoninus

06-11-2014

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
– Oscar Wilde

05-11-2014

The only deadly sin I know is cynicism
– Henry Stimson

03-011-2014

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
– George Bernard Shaw

31-10-2014

All seems infected that the infected spy, as all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye.
– Alexander Pope

30-10-2014

Curiosity is looking over other people’s affairs and overlooking our own
– Herman L. Wayland

29-10-2014

One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute
– William Lyon Phelps

28-10-2014

Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
– Linus Pauling

27-10-2014

Friendly concern is often simple curiosity
– Baron McKay

22-10-2014

Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
– Samuel Johnson

21-10-2014

The boundaries of culture and rainfall never follow survey lines
– J. Frank Dobie

20-10-2014

A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look like suspicion on culture, at first, not second hand.
– Samuel Butler

17-10-2014

The acquiring of culture is the developing of an avid hunger for knowledge and beauty.
– Jesse Lee Bennett

16-10-2014

Culture, the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world.
– Matthew Arnold

15-10-2014

Culture look beyond machinery, culture hates hatred; culture has one great passion-the passion for sweetness and light.
– Matthew Arnold

14-10-2014

Every man’s ability may be strengthened or in-creased by culture.
– Sir. John Joseph Caldwell Abbott

13-10-2014

Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the day-time? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good.
– P.G. Wodehouse

10-10-2014

Criticism is the child and handmaid of reflection. It works by censure and censure implies a standard.
– Richard G. White

09-10-2014

You do not get a man’s most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
– Henry David Thoreau

08-10-2014

Censure is the taxa man plays to the public for being eminent.
– Jonathan Swift

06-10-2014

I know of no manner of speaking so offensive as that of giving praise, and closing it with an exception.
-Richard Steele

01-10-2014

Neither praise nor blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe and honestly to award-these are the true aims and duties of criticism.
– William Simms

30-09-2014

He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius
– William Simms

29-09-2014

Pay on attention to what the critics say; there has never been a statue erected to a critic
– Jean Sibelius

26-09-2014

Show yourself more human than critical and your pleasure will increase.
– Domenico Scarlatti

25-09-2014

Stones and sticker are thrown only at fruit-bearing trees
– Sa’di

24-09-2014

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doers of deeds could have done better.
– Theodore Roosevelt

23-09-2014

When men speak ill of thee, live so nobody may believe them.
– Plato

22-09-2014

I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhabited by ignorance.
– Harold Macmillan

19-09-2014

You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, when you do not rightly understand.
–Leonardo da Vinci

18-09-2014

It behooves the miner critic, who hunts for blemishes, to be a little distrustful of his own sagacity.
– Junius

17-09-2014

Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense.
– Samuel Johnson

16-09-2014

I find the pain of little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise.
– Thomas Jefferson

15-09-2014

A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
– Washingtion Irving

12-09-2014

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
– Elbert Hubbard

11-09-2014

I like people to come back and tell me what I did wrong. That’s the kindest thing you can do.
– Lillian Gish

10-09-2014

There are no exceptions to the rule that everybody likes to be an exception to the rule.
– Malcolm Forbes

09-09-2014

As to people saying a few idle worlds about us, we much not mind that any more than old church steeple minds the rooks cawing about it.
– George Eliot

08-09-2014

Most of our censure of others is only obliqe praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker.
–Tryon Edwards

23-08-2014

It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
– Benjamin Disraeli

22-08-2014

The chronic knocker gets more discomfort from his continual criticism than do all of the people that he is raving against.
– Charles J. Dennis

21-08-2014

I criticize by creation, not by finding fault.
– Cicero

20-08-2014

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
– Winstion Churchill

19-08-2014

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain-and most fools do.
– Dale Carnegie

18-08-2014

The pleasure of criticism deprives us of that of being deeply moved by beautiful things.
– Jean de la Bruyere

14-08-2014

You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.
– Willam J.H. Boetcker

13-08-2014

It is ridiculous for any man to criticize the works of another who has not distinguished himself by his own performance.
– Joseph Addison

12-08-2014

It takes vision and courage to create-it takes faith and courage to prove
– Owen D. Young

11-08-2014

Only as a grand gesture of defeat will men creep into the arms of the state and seek refuge in its power rather than their own courage.
– Henry M. Wriston

08-08-2014

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
– Alfred North Whitehead

07-08-2014

It is curious that physical should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.
– Mark Twain

06-08-2014

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rate
– Mark Twain

05-08-2014

Success is never final and Failure never fatal. It’s courage that counts
– George F. Tilton

04-08-2014

The test of tolerance come when we are in a majority; the test of courage come when we are in a minority.
– Ralph W. Sockman

01-08-2014

Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.
– Tobias George Smollett

31-07-2014

There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
– Seneca

30-07-2014

Courage lead starward, fear toward death.
– Seneca

29-07-2014

The will to do, the soul to dare.
– Sir Walter Scott

28-07-2014

Don’t foul don’t flinch-hit the line hard.
– Theodore Roosevelt

25-07-2014

Courage in danger is half the battle.
– Plautus

24-07-2014

Courage conquers all things
– Ovid

23-07-2014

The strongest, most generous and proudest of all virtues is courage
– Michel De Montaigne

22-07-2014

Courage is the most common and vulgar of the virtues
– Herman Melville

21-07-2014

It’s easy to be courageous when you have no choice.
– Michael Maggio

18-07-2014

Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form.
– Sinclair Lewis

17-07-2014

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point
– C. S. Lewis

16-07-2014

Hope awakens courage. He who can implant courage in the human soul is the best physician.
–Karl Ludwig Von Knebel

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