Friday, 21 December 2012

Quote Worthy

The earth is mankinds ultimate haven, our blessed terra firma. When it trembles and gives way beneath our feet, its as though one of Gods checks has bounced. - Lyman Abbott

Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labour is immense. - Arthur Phelps

Whoever makes it a rule to test action by thought, thought by action, cannot falter, and if he does, will soon find his way back to the right road. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

That it is better 100 guilty persons should escape than that one innocent person should suffer, is a maxim that has been long and generally approved. - Benjamin Franklin

Braving obstacles and hardships is nobler than retreat to tranquility. The butterfly that hovers around the lamp until it dies is more admirable than the mole that lives in a dark tunnel. - Kahlil Gibran

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