Saturday, 27 December 2014

Quote Worthy

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all. - Sam Ewing

The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. - Mark Twain

Very often the only way to get a quality in reality is to start behaving as if you had it already. - C. S. Lewis

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. - Arthur Helps

If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to serve as a horrible warning. - Catherine Aird

Be always displeased at what you are, if you desire to attain to what you are not. - Saint Augustine

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant. - Anne Bradstreet

Tolerance is another word for indifference. - William Somerset Maugham

A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic. - George Bernard Shaw

The sailor does not pray for wind, he learns to sail. - Gustaf Lindborg

Be wise with speed; A fool at forty is a fool indeed. - Edward Young

Politeness is good nature regulated by good sense. - Sydney Smith

Man knows much more than he understands. - Alfred Adler

They know enough who know how to learn. - Henry Adams

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