Thursday, 16 February 2012

Quote Worthy

Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. - John Kenneth Galbraith

The fishermen know the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. - Vincent van Gogh 

That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not. - James K. Feibleman

Unless each day can be looked back upon by an individual as one in which he has had some fun, some joy, some real satisfaction, that day is a loss. - Dwight Eisenhower

If you want to know how rich you really are, find out what would be left of you tomorrow if you should lose every dollar you own tonight? - William J. H. Boetcker

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for. - Epicurus

None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never hold anyone by the button or the hand in order to be heard out; for if people are unwilling to hear you, you had better hold your tongue. - Lord Chesterfield

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