Saturday, 29 November 2014

Quote Worthy

The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous. - Margot Fonteyn

He who thinks he can find in himself the means of doing without others is much mistaken; but he who thinks that others cannot do without him is still more mistaken. - Duc de La Rochefoucauld

A clay pot sitting in the sun will always be a clay pot. It has to go through the white heat of the furnace to become porcelain. - Mildred W. Struven

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Unknown

It doesn’t matter who hurt you, or broke you down. What matters is who made you smile again. - Unknown

As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the things you didn't do. - Zachary Scott

Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather what you can do for your country. - Cicero

You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart. - Russell Baker

Brevity is a great charm of eloquence. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is hard to say common things in an original way. - Horace

Oaths are but words and words are but wind. - Samuel Butler

Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do. - Irma Kurtz

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