Thursday, 29 September 2011

Quote Worthy

A man’s felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind. - Thomas Carlyle

Where I was born and where and how l have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should of interest. - Georgia O'Keeffe

A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with the wind. No man ever worked his passage anywhere in a dead calm. - John Neal

The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers, and likewise the one whose policy clashes with the demands of the times does not. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person’s money as his time. - Horace Mann

The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. - Henry Miller

The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know. - Napoleon Bonaparte

A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. - Alexander Pope

The bodies of those that made such a noise and tumult when alive, when dead, lie as quietly among the graves of their neighbors as any others. - Jonathan Edwards

Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own. - Charles de Gaulle

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