Saturday, 15 October 2016

Quote Worthy

No great thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen. - Epictetus

It is often better to have a great deal of harm happen to one than a little; a great deal may rouse you to remove, what a little will only accustom you to endure. - Fluke Greville

To make one person the centre of your world is bound to end in disaster. There are too many factors outside your control. - Alexandra Adornetto

A lot of people get so hung up on what they can’t have that they don’t think for a second about whether they really want it. - Lionel Shriver

People who do not understand you will never settle for any proof, and people who appreciate you do not need any proof. - Seth

There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anais Nin

One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once. - Samuel Butler

I will not follow where the path may lead; instead I will go where there is no path and leave a trail. - Muriel Strode

No man is capable of self-improvement if he sees no other model but himself. - Conrado I. Generoso

The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom spun too fine. - Benjamin Franklin

He who would greatly deserve must greatly dare. - Washington Irving

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. - J.K. Rowling

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