Thursday, 8 January 2015

Quote Worthy

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. - Unknown

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. - Henry Ford

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in. - Napoleon Bonaparte

In the end, it is the person you become, not the things you have achieved, that is the most important. - Les Brown

He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place. - Charles Colton 

In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip. - Daniel L. Reardon

Sometimes you have to move on without certain people. If they’re meant to be in your life, they’ll catch up. - Unknown

Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race. - William E. Gladstone

In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher. - Dalai Lama

Tolerance is the oil which takes the friction out of life. - Wilbert E. Scheer

To do just the opposite is also a form of imitation. - Georg C. Lichtenberg

He who would have fruit must climb the tree. - Thomas Fuller

Invention is the mother of necessity. - Thorstein Veblen

Often the prickly thorn produces tender roses. - Ovid

They should rule who are able to rule best. - Aristotle


Peaches Ledwidge said...

Happy New Year! Thanks for more inspiring quotes.

Vincent Thnay said...

Hi Peaches,

Happy New Year to you too!
Best wishes in your writing.