Thursday, 14 July 2011

Quote Worthy

There are people who make things happen, and there are those who watch things happen. And there are those who wonder what happened. - Hannah Whitall Smith 

Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead; Do not write them on their tombstones; Speak them rather now instead. - Anna Cummins 

For when two beings who are not friends are near each other there is no meeting, and when friends are far apart there is no separation. - Simone Weil

Invincibility lies in the defense; the possibility of victory in the attack. One defends when his strength is inadequate; he attacks when it is abundant. - Sun Tzu

Men who have excessive faith in their theories or ideas are not only ill-prepared for making discoveries; they also make poor observations. - Claude Bernard

A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all. - Georges Bernanos
Most of the things we decide are not what we know to be the best. We say yes, merely because we are driven into a corner and must say something. - Frank Crane

Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along, too. - Lawrence Bixby

I never knew an early-rising, hard-working, prudent man, careful of his earnings, and strictly honest who complained of bad luck. - Henry Ward Beecher

The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one. - Wilhelm Stekel

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