Saturday, 6 January 2018

Quote Worthy

It is no wonder that we all more or less delight in the mediocre, because it leaves us in peace: it gives us the comfortable feeling of intercourse with what is like ourselves. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Sometimes, miracles happen in this world simply because good people take action and decide to do something and never give up. - Eileen Anglin

Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain. - Jane Austen

Mercy did not exist in the primordial life. It was misunderstood for fear, and such misunderstandings made for death. - Jack London

Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people. - Will Cuppy

The difficulty is that though we think we ought to applaud progress, we hate change. - H. M. Tomlinson

If you want enemies, excel others; if you want friends, let others excel you. - Charles Caleb Colton

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. - Baltasar Gracián

Strategy requires thought, tactics require observation. - Machgielis

Rather fail with honour than succeed by fraud. - Sophocles

Prejudice is the child of ignorance. - William Hazlitt

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