Thursday, 15 September 2011

Quote Worthy

Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do and damned if you don’t. - Eleanor Roosevelt

Aromatic plants bestow no spicy fragrance while they grow; but crush’d or trodden to the ground, diffuse their balmy sweets around. - Oliver Goldsmith

My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. - Oprah Winfrey

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent. - Winston Churchill

There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it behooves all of us not to talk about the rest of us. - Robert Luis Stevenson

One of the hardest things in this world is to admit you are wrong. And nothing is more helpful in resolving a situation than its frank admission. - Benjamin Disraeli

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. - Martin Luther King, Jr. 

As ten millions of circles can never make a square, so the united voice of myriads cannot lend the smallest foundation to falsehood. - Oliver Goldsmith

No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offense. - Thomas Carlyle

True intimacy is a positive force only if it is a combining of strengths and energies with other mature persons for the continued growth of each. - Leo Buscaglia

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