Friday, 7 December 2012

Quote Worthy

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in  yourself. - Lucille Ball

The social fabric of a well-established nation is tough stuff. It can be pulled around and stretched a considerable distance before it breaks. But when the final rupture comes, the damage done is beyond repair. - H. W. Prentis

 By all means sometimes be alone; salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear; dare to look in thy chest; and tumble up and down what thou findest there. - William Wordsworth

Mastery is not something that strikes in an instant, like a thunderbolt, but a gathering power that moves steadily through time, like weather. - John William Gardner

The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopts them. - Mark Twain

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