Thursday, 24 November 2011

Quote Worthy

Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads, Are rarely known to stray. - William Cowper

A fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work: it is as just a demand as governed men ever made of governing. It is the everlasting right of man. - Thomas Carlyle 

There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority. - Orison Swett Marden

If we could see things as other people see them, we could come closer to knowing why they do what they do and why they say what they say. - Richard L. Evans

We may not be saintly enough to love our enemies, but for the sake of our health and happiness, let us at least forgive them and forget them. - Dale Carnegie

The fact that a believer is happier than a sceptic is no more to the point than the fact than a drunken man is happier than a sober one. - George Bernard Shaw

There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. - Logan Smith

The power of illustrative anecdotes often lies not in how well they present reality, but in how well they reflect the core beliefs of their audience. - Barbara Mikkelson

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