Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Quote Worthy

If there is one thing we don’t owe to anyone, it is our reluctant presence. If we are saying yes from a sense of duty, the other person is always better off without us. - Leo Buscaglia

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have travelled from the point where they started. - Henry Ward Beecher

More powerful than all the success slogans ever penned by human hand is the realization for every man that he has but one boss. That boss is the man – he – himself. - Gabriel Heatter

Rather than viewing a brief relapse back to inactivity as a failure, treat it as a challenge and try to get back on track as soon as possible. - Jimmy Connors

The noble swerve not from the right path, let happen what may and crave no longer after worldly joys. The wise remain clam and constant in mind alike in joy and in sorrow. - The Buddha

Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with. - Harry Crews

Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even. - Muhammad Ali

You’ll never know if you can win until you know you’ve tried your best … and then it doesn’t matter if you’ve won or not because you will have improved, and that is winning for yourself. - Carolyn Meroniuk 

The most disastrous times have produced the greatest minds. The purest metal comes of the most ardent furnace; the most brilliant lightning come of the darkest clouds. - Francois Rene Chateaubriand


Peaches Ledwidge said...

Great Quotes.

Netizen101 said...

Hi Peaches,

Thank you for your comment.

Good Luck with your book.