& INFAMOUS QUOTES
Feel free to use following
quotes throughout your schooling process. Just remember to mention the
Those who know do not talk.
Those who talk do not know.
Zen (Japanese Philosophy)
Victory is will.
I never allow myself
to become discouraged under any circumstances. The three great essentials
to achieve anything worthwhile are first, hard work, second, stick-to-ittiveness,
third, common sense.
There is nothing training
cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good;
it can destroy bad principles and recreate good ones; it can lift men to
Man is not the creature of
circumstances; circumstances are the creatures of men.
We will either find a way,
or make one.
Life is either a daring
adventure or nothing.
A man who suffers before
it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.
The secret of success is learning
how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you.
If you do that, you are in control of your life. If you do not, life controls
Things do not change; we change.
Henry David Thoreau
It is not enough to have a
good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Give me a lever long enough
and a prop strong enough. I can single-handedly move the world.
Experience is not what happens
to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
Some men see things as they
are, and say, 'Why?' I dream of things that never were, and say, 'Why not?'
George Bernard Shaw
Imagination is more important
Man's mind stretched to a
new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
Any fool can make a rule -
And every fool will mind it.
Henry David Thoreau
Hold yourself responsible
for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you.
Henry Ward Beecher
A stumble may prevent a fall.
When patterns are broken,
new worlds can emerge.
Verily, great grace may go
with a little gift; and precious are all things that come from friends.
What is most important for
democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes
should not remain in the same hands. In that way they do not form a class.
Alexis De Tocqueville
The secret point of
money and power in America is neither the things that money can buy nor
power for power's sake but absolute personal freedom, mobility, privacy.
"Madam, if I offered
you one million pounds, would you spend an evening with me?" asked George
Bernard Shaw his female acquaintance. "Yes, George, I would." the lady
replied. "What if I offered you one pound?" asked Shaw. "Just who do you
think I am?" the lady said indignantly. "Madam, I already know who you
are, I am just bickering over price", wearily replied Shaw.
"Comrades!" yelled Brezhnev
addressing Politburo. "Our enemies in the West say that I am star (in
Russian 'star' means 'old'). Yes,
comrades, I am star! I am a superstar!!"
Death of one person is
a tragedy. Death of one million people is a statistic.
We are what and where we are because
we have first imagined it.
who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience
life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
You can't live a perfect day
without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
walks hand in hand with capacity and power.
Honesty of thought and speech
and written word is a jewel, and they who curb prejudice and seek honorably
to know and speak the truth are the builders of a better life.
One kind word can warm three
is the mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so is he.
how big and tough a problem may be, get rid of confusion by taking one
little step towards solution.
George F. Nordenhold
life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single
moment-the moment when man finds out, once and for all, who he is.
rich only through what we give; and poor only through what we refuse and
is not commanded. Where the question is of eternal truth, there is nothing
said of believing but understanding and knowing.
more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do
not mistake activity for achievement.
may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles the soul.
Gen. Douglas MacArthur
should never stop learning, even on his last day.
Joy to forgive and joy to
be forgiven, hang lever in the glances of love.
More to come ...