Thursday, 8 December 2011

Quote Worthy

The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say, a wise man knows whether or not to say it. - Frank M. Garafola

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

Flinch not, neither give up nor despair, if the achieving of every act in accordance with right principle is not always continuous with thee. - Marcus Aurelius

Give a man a pipe he can smoke, Give a man a book he can read, And his home is bright with a calm delight, Though the room be poor indeed. - Alfred Dunhill

That which we persist in doing becomes easier - not that the nature of the task has changed, but our ability to do has increased. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen. - Alice B. Toklas 

It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. - Frederick Douglass

Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred. - George Chapman

1 comment:

Peaches Ledwidge said...

The first quote says a lot/means much. I'll thnk about it.