Saturday, 3 January 2015

Quote Worthy

The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Steadfastness is a noble quality, but unguided by knowledge or humility it becomes rashness or obstinacy. - J. Swarlz

It is necessary to try to surpass one's self always: this occupation ought to last as long as life. - Queen Christina Of Sweden

A little house well filled, A little field well tilled, And a little wife well willed, Are great riches. - Benjamin Franklin

To flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and to have got rid of folly is the beginning of wisdom. - Horatius

Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person. - Horatius

Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we storm heaven itself in our folly. - Horatius

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. - Andr Gide

 Valour grows by daring, fear by holding back. - Publilius Syrus

Punishment closely follows guilt as its companion. - Horatius

There is no greater loan than a sympathetic ear. - Frank Tyger

A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something. - Frank Capra 

Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten. - Aesop

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