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26-10-2016

The reward of doing one duty is the power to do another.
– George Eliot

25-10-2016

We must find our duties in what come to us, not in what we imagine might have been.
– George Eliot

24-10-2016

Do not duped by little duties. Do not be a chore man all your days.
– Samuel Smith Drury

21-10-2016

Do your duty and leave the rest to the gods.
– Pierre Cor

20-10-2016

There is not moment without some duty.
– Cicero

19-10-2016

The best security for people’s doing their duty is that they should not know anything else to do
– Walter Bagehot

17-10-2016

Thinking well is wise; planning well, wiser; doing well wisest and best of all.
– Persian Proverb

13-10-2016

Many enjoy the shade… but few rake leaves.
– Jack Morton

08-10-2016

It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.
– Moliere

07-10-2016

Whatever fortune brings, don’t be afraid doing thing.
– A. A Milne

03-10-2016

So much one man can do that dose both act and know
– Andrew Marvell

28-09-2016

It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

27-09-2016

What you do when you don’t have to determines what you will be when you can no longer help it.
– Rudyard Kipling

19-09-2016

One of the greatest failings of today’s executive is his inability to do what he’s supposed to do.
– Malcolm Kent

16-09-2016

Everybody ought to do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.
– William James

15-09-2016

The shortest answer is doing.
– George Herbert

14-09-2016

Now is no time is think of what you do not have Think of what you can do with what there is.
– Ernest Hemingway

12-09-2016

If you listen to the neverdo’s, it’s never done
– David Lloyd George

09-12-2016

A man can do what he ought to do; and when he says he cannot, it is because he will not.
– J. A. Froude

01-09-2016

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back again when it begins to rain.
– Robert Frost

30-08-2016

What you do when you don’t have to determines what you will be when you can no longer help it
– Rudyard Kipling

24-08-2016

I do not believe you can do today’s job with yesterday’s methods and be in business tomorrow.

–Nelson Jackson

23-08-2016

In the takeover business,, if you want a friend, you buy a dog.

–Carl Icahn

19-08-2016

Pleasing ware is half sold.

–George Herbert

18-08-2016

There are more goods bought by the heart then by the head.

–George Henning

17-08-2016

What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.

–Richard Harkness

16-08-2016

The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights.

–J. Paul Getty

12-18-2016

Business is the salt of life.

–Thomas Fuller

11-08-2016

No nation was ever ruined by trade.

–Benjamin Franklin

09-08-2016

You cannot afford to make the mistake of thinking you cannot be replaced. And your employer cannot afford to have a man around that he cannot afford to do without.

–Frank Irving Fletcher

08-08-2016

My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.

–Peter Drucker

 

05-08-2016
If you listen to the neverdo’s, it’s never done.
– David Lloud George


04-08-2016
Well done is better than well said.
– Benjamin Franklin


03-08-2016
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
– Marie Curie.


02-08-2016
It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.
– Winston Churchill


01-08-2016
If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.
– G. K. Chesterton


29-07-2016
Do as you would be done by, is the surest method of pleasing.
– Lord Chesterfield


28-07-2016
Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
– Lord Chesterfield


27-07-2016
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time
– Richard Cecil


26-07-2016
The key to whatever success I enjoy today is: Don’t ask Do.
– Vikki Carr


25-07-2016
What one does easily, one does well.
– Andrew Carnegie


22-07-2016
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
– Thomas Carlyle


21-07-2016
Doing little things well is step toward doing big things better.
– Harry F. Banks


19-07-2016
One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try.
– Aristotle


13-07-2016
Don’t just do something, stand there.
– Dean Acheson


12-07-2016
A good doctor’s beyond price. And bills accordingly.
– Malcolm Forbes


11-07-2016
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died
– Erma Bombeck


08-07-2016
The boat I always wanted is in my dentist’s driveway.
– Anonymous


07-07-2016
Dishonesty, cowardice and duplicity are never impulsive
– George Knight


06-07-2016
Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.
– Mark Twain


05-07-2016
Nearly every discovery in science has come as the result of providing a new question rather than a new answer.
– Paul A. Meglitsch


04-07-2016
No man ever made a great discovery without the exercise of the imagination.
– George Henry Lewes
01-07-2016
An inventor is an engineer who doesn’t take his education too seriously.
– Charles F. Kettering


30-06-2016
New discoveries in science… will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.
– Herbert Hoover


29-06-2016
Things don’t turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
– James A. Garfield


28-06-2016
A great discovery is a fact whose appearance in science gives rise to shining ideas, whose light dispels many obscurities and shows us new paths.
-CLAUDE BERNARD


27-06-2016
No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focussed, dedicated, disciplined.
-HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK, D.D.


24-06-2016
Only the man who can impose discipline on himself is fit to discipline others or can impose discipline on others.
-William Feather


23-06-2016
The most we can get out of life is its discipline for ourselves, and its usefulness for others.
-Tryon Edwards


22-06-2016
Opposition inflames the enthusiast, never converts him.
-Johann Friedrich Von Schiller


21-06-2016
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
-Jean-Jacques Rousseau


20-06-2016
Before you try to convince anyone else be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject.
-John Henry Patterson


17-06-2016
Men are more ready to offend one who desires to be beloved than one who wishes to be feared.
-Niccolo Machiavelli


16-06-2016
We may convince others by our arguments, but we can only persuade them by their own.
-Joseph Joubert


15-06-2016
Convincing yourself does not win an argument.
-Robert Half


14-06-2016
He who learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat.
-Robert Estabrook


13-06-2016
People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
-G. K. Chesterton.


10-06-2016
The great mind knows the power of gentleness, only tries force because persuasion fails.
-Robert Browning


09-06-2016
Dignity is often a veil between us and the real truth of things.
-Edwin P. Whipple


08-06-2016
It is base and unworthy to live below the dignity of our nature.
-Benjamin Whichcote


07-06-2016
Let none presume to wear an undeserved dignity.
-William Shakespeare


06-06-2016
King Henry VIII kept a polar bear, which was allowed to go out to catch its first from the Thames river.


03-06-2016
It is more offensive to outshine in dignity than in personal attractions.
-Baltasar Gracian


02-06-2016
There is proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life.
-Marcus Aurelius Antoninus


01-06-2016
It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.
-Edward W. Ziegler


31-05-2016
Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.
-Theodore N. Vail


30-05-2016
It is not the burden but the overburden that kills the beast.
-Spanish Proverb


27-05-2016
It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.
-Louis Kossuth


26-05-2016
If at time our actions seem to have made life difficult for other, it is only because history has made life difficult for us all.
-John F. Kennedy


25-05-2016
A man’s worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes.
-Thomas H. Huxley


24-05-2016
Nothing is difficult, it is only we who are indolent.
-Benjamin R. Haydon


23-05-2016
The greatest difficulties live where we not looking for them.
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

 

23-02-2016

One of the greatest failings of today’s executive is his inability to do what he’s supposed to do.
– Malcolm Kent

29-10-2016

Everybody ought to do at least two thing each day that he hates to do, just for practice.
– William James

22-01-2016

The greatest thing in the world is for a man to be able to do something well, and say nothing about it.
– Edgar Watson Home

21-01-2016

The shortest answer is doing
– George Herbert

20-01-2016

If you listen to the neverdo’s, it’s never done.
– David Lloyd George

19-01-2016

A man can do what he ought to do; and when he says he cannot, it is because he will not.
– J. A. Froude

18-01-2016

Well done is better than well said
– Benjamin Franklin

15-01-2016

One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
– Marie Curie

14-01-2016

Never do anything standing that you can do sitting, or anything sitting that you can do lying down.
– Chinese Proverb

13-01-2016

If a thing is worth doing. It is worth doing badly
– G. K. Chesterton

12-01-2016

If a thing is worth doing. It is worth doing badly
– G. K. Chesterton

08-01-2016

Do as you would be done by; is the surest method of pleasing
– Lord Chesterfield

06-01-2016

Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
– Lord Chesterfield

04-01-2016

The shortest way to do many thinhs is to do only one thing at a time.
– Richard Cecil

30-12-2015

The key to whatever success I enjoy today is: Don’t ask Do.
– Vikki Carr

28-12-2015

what one dose easily, one does well
– Andrew Carnegie

24-12-2015

what one dose easily, one does well
– Andrew Carnegie

23-12-2015

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
– Thomas Carlyle

22-12-2015

I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.
– Jonas Salk

21-12-2015
Oh what men dare do! what men may do! what men daily do, not knowing what they do!

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

11-12-2015
It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.

SYDNEY SMITH

10-12-2015
The thing that counts is not what we could do but what we actually do.

LEO L. SPEARS

09-12-2015
Nothing is done. Everything in the world remains to be done or done over.

LINCOLN STEFFENS


08-12-2015
Being able to do something well is one of life’s great joys.

FRANK TYGER

07-12-2015
Not merely what we do, but what we try to do and why, are the true interpreters of what we are.

C.H. WOODWARD

04-12-2015
If we being with certainties, we shall end in doubts; but if we begin with doubts, and are patient in them, we shall end in certainties.

FRANCIS BACON

03-12-2015
Weary the path that does not challenge. Doubt is an incentive to truth and patient inqu‏y leadeth the way.

HOSEA BALLOU

02-12-2015
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?

I CORINTHIANS

01-12-2015
Uncertain ways unsafest are, and doubt a greater mischief than despair.

JOHN DENHAM

30-11-2015

Many enjoy the shade…. but few rake leaves.
– Jack Morton

27-11-2015

Many enjoy the shade…. but few rake leaves.
– Jack Morton

26-11-2015

What ever fortune brings, don’t be afraid of doing things.
– A. A. Milne

23-11-2015

So much one can do that does both act and know.
– Andrew Marvell

20-11-2015

Everybody ought to do at least two thing each day that he hates to do, just for practice.
– William James

19-11-2015

The greatest thing in the would is for a man to be able to do something well, and say nothing about it.

Edgar Watson Home

18-11-2015

The shortest answer is doing.
– George Herbert

16-11-2015

If you listen to the neverdo’s, it’s never done.
– David Lloud George

06-11-2015

Well done is better than well said.
– Benjamin Franklin

03-11-2015

One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
– Marie Curie.

02-11-2015

It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.
– Winston Churchill

30-10-2015

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.
– G. K. Chesterton

29-10-2015

Do as you would be done by, is the surest method of pleasing.
– Lord Chesterfield

28-10-2015

Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
– Lord Chesterfield

27-10-2015

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time
– Richard Cecil

26-10-2015

The key to whatever success I enjoy today is: Don’t ask Do.
– Vikki Carr

21-10-2015

What one does easily, one does well.
– Andrew Carnegie

20-10-2015

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
– Thomas Carlyle

19-10-2015

Doing little things well is step toward doing big things better.
– Harry F. Banks

16-10-2015

One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try.
– Aristotle

15-10-2015

Don’t just do something, stand there.
– Dean Acheson

14-10-2015

A good doctor’s beyond price. And bills accordingly.
– Malcolm Forbes

13-10-2015

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died
– Erma Bombeck

12-10-2015

The boat I always wanted is in my dentist’s driveway.
– Anonymous

09-10-2015

Dishonesty, cowardice and duplicity are never impulsive
– George Knight

08-10-2015

Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.
– Mark Twain

06-10-2015

Nearly every discovery in science has come as the result of providing a new question rather than a new answer.
– Paul A. Meglitsch

01-10-2015

No man ever made a great discovery without the exercise of the imagination.
– George Henry Lewes

30-09-2015

An inventor is an engineer who doesn’t take his education too seriously.
– Charles F. Kettering

29-09-2015

New discoveries in science… will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.
– Herbert Hoover

28-09-2015

Things don’t turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
– James A. Garfield

25-09-2015

A great discovery is a fact whose appearance in science gives rise to shining ideas, whose light dispels many obscurities and shows us new paths.
-CLAUDE BERNARD

24-09-2015

No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focussed, dedicated, disciplined.
-HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK, D.D.

23-09-2015

Only the man who can impose discipline on himself is fit to discipline others or can impose discipline on others.
-William Feather

22-09-2015

The most we can get out of life is its discipline for ourselves, and its usefulness for others.
-Tryon Edwards

21-09-2015

Opposition inflames the enthusiast, never converts him.
-Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

18-09-2015

Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
-Jean-Jacques Rousseau

16-09-2015

Before you try to convince anyone else be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject.
-John Henry Patterson

15-09-2015

Men are more ready to offend one who desires to be beloved than one who wishes to be feared.
-Niccolo Machiavelli

14-09-2015

We may convince others by our arguments, but we can only persuade them by their own.
-Joseph Joubert

10-09-2015

Convincing yourself does not win an argument.
-Robert Half

08-09-2015

He who learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat.
-Robert Estabrook

07-09-2015

People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
-G. K. Chesterton.

04-09-2015

The great mind knows the power of gentleness, only tries force because persuasion fails.
-Robert Browning

03-09-2015

Dignity is often a veil between us and the real truth of things.
-Edwin P. Whipple

02-09-2015

It is base and unworthy to live below the dignity of our nature.
-Benjamin Whichcote

01-09-2015

Let none presume to wear an undeserved dignity.
-William Shakespeare

31-08-2015

King Henry VIII kept a polar bear, which was allowed to go out to catch its first from the Thames river.

28-08-2015

It is more offensive to outshine in dignity than in personal attractions.
-Baltasar Gracian

27-08-2015

There is proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life.
-Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

26-08-2015

It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.
-Edward W. Ziegler

25-08-2015

Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.
-Theodore N. Vail

24-08-2015

It is not the burden but the overburden that kills the beast.
-Spanish Proverb

21-08-2015

It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.
-Louis Kossuth

20-08-2015

If at time our actions seem to have made life difficult for other, it is only because history has made life difficult for us all.
-John F. Kennedy

19-08-2015

A man’s worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes.
-Thomas H. Huxley

18-08-2015

Nothing is difficult, it is only we who are indolent.
-Benjamin R. Haydon

17-08-2015

The greatest difficulties live where we not looking for them.
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

14-08-2015

Unless a man has been kicked around a little, you can’t really depend upon him to amount to anything.
-William Feather

13-08-2015

Difficulties are things that show men are Epictetus
-Epictetus.

12-08-2015

Difficulties exist to be surmounted.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

10-08-2015

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of it for another.
-Charles Dickens

07-08-2015

Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.
-Frederic Chopin

06-08-2015

The weak sinews become strong by their conflict with difficulties.
-Edwin H. Chapin

05-08-2015

If you would only recognize that life is hard, thing would be so much easier for you.
-Louis D. Brandeis

04-08-2015

There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
-Phyllis Bottome

31-07-2015

The difficulties and struggles of today are but the price we must play for the accomplishments and victories of tomorrow
-William J. H. Boetcker

29-07-2015

No great advance has ever been made in science, politics, or religion, without controversy
-Lyman Beecher

28-07-2015

Let us follow our destiny, ebb and flow. Whatever may happen, we master fortune by accepting it.
– Virgil

27-07-2015

Most of the critical things in life, which become the staring points of human destiny, are little things.
– R. Smith

24-07-2015

No one is uneless in this world who lightens the burdens of it for another.
– Charles Dickens

23-07-2015

Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.
– Frederic Chopin

22-07-2015

The weak sinews become strong by their conflict with difficulties.
– Edwin H. Chapin

21-07-2015

If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.
– Louis D. Brandeis

20-07-2015

There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
– Phyllis Bottome

17-07-2015

No great advance has ever been made in science, politics, or religion, with controversy.
– Lyman Beecher

16-07-2015

Let us follow destiny, ebb flow. Whatever may happen, we master fortune by accepting it.
– Virgil

15-07-2015

Most of the critical things in life, which become the starting points of human destiny, are little things.
– R. Smith

14-07-2015

No wind favors him who has no destined port.
– Michel de Montaigne

13-07-2015

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
– Kin Hubbard

10-07-2015

We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.
– Dag Hammarskjold

09-07-2015

He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned.
– French Proverb

08-07-2015

Blaming destiny is a poor out for those who don’t reach desired destinations.
– Malcolm Forbes

07-07-2015

Every man carries with him the world in which he must live.
– F. Marion Crawford

06-07-2015

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
– Winston Churchill

03-07-2015

Destiny: A tyrant’s authority for crime and fool’s excuse for failure
– Ambrose Bierce

02-07-2015

Love nothing but that which comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

01-07-2015

The fewer the desires, the more peace.
– Woodrow Wilson

30-06-2015

Wishes cost nothing unless you want them to come true.
– Frank Tyger

28-06-2015

We make ourselves rich by making our wants few.
– Henry David Thoreau

25-06-2015

Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.
– Tom D Taylor

24-06-2015

The earnestness of your desire will indicate the distance you are likely to travel
– Clark C. Stockford

31-03-2015

It is foolish to be ambitious for thing one does not really want-or for things one cannot have.
– Guiseppe Silva

30-03-2015

As long I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
– George Bernard Shaw

27-03-2015

It is not the man who has little, but he who desires more, that is poor.
– Seneca

26-03-2015

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish
– Michelangelo

24-03-2015

Ours is a world where people don’t know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
– Donald Marquis

23-03-2015

The reason why folks are always wishing for what they don’t have is that there’s nothing else to wish for.
– Houghton Line

20-03-2015

He begins to die that quits his desires.
– George Herbert

19-03-2015

He begins to die that quits his desires.
– George Herbert

18-03-2015

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with bricks that other throw at him.
– Sidney Greenberg

17-03-2015

Sometimes a man devotes all his life to the development of part of his body… his wishbone.
– Allen Gray

16-03-2015

Happy of man who early learns the wide chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers!
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

13-03-2015

Beware of wishing for anything in youth, because you will get it in middle age.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

05-03-2015

If your desires be endless, your cars and fears will be so too.
– Thomas Fuller

04-03-2015

You can get what you desire and in just the measure of that desire.
– Thomas Dreier

03-03-2015

Better to return and make a net, than to go down to the stream and merely wish for fish.
– Chinese Proverb

02-03-2015

The greatest provocations of lust are from our apparel.
– Robert Burton

27-02-2015

If you want to plant a crop for eternities, raise democracies.
– Carl A. Schenk

24-02-2015

The goal of a great democracy should be fulfillment, not ease. It should be adequacy, not serenity.
– Abram Sachar

23-02-2015

The businessmen should from thime to time direct candid criticism toward our Government is only understandable but salutary in a free democracy.
– Clarence B. Randall

20-02-2015

In our democracy we must have a partnership of labor, of business and of government.
– Charles H. Percy

19-02-2014

We don’t need democratization of privilege. What we need is the self-discipline of democracy.
– Thomas I Parkinson

18-02-2015

Democracy is the art of running the circus form the monkey cage.
– H. L. Mencken

17-02-2015

Democracy is eternal and human. It dignifies the human being; it respects humanity.
– Thomas Mann

16-02-2015

Democracy is threatened by th inertia of good people, by the selfishness of most people, and by the evil designs of a few people.
– Stanley King

13-02-2015

Democracy has the only approach to human relationships that can make for a free flow of life forces.
– Frank Kingdon

12-02-2015

Democracy is ever eager for rapid progress, and the only progress which can be rapid is progress down hill.
– Sir James Jeans

11-02-2015

The only thing wrong with democratic process is the failure to use it.
– Seymour Graubard

10-02-2015

Democracy needs more free speech, for even the speech of foolish people is valuable if it serves to guarantee the fight of the wise to talk.
– David Cushman Coyle

09-02-2015

The chief support of an autocracy is a standing army. The chif support of a democracy is an educated people.
– Lotus D. Coffman

06-02-2015

Democracy is the worst form of government except all others.
– Winston Churchill

05-02-2015

Aristocrat: A democrat with hiz pockets filled.
– Josh Billings

04-02-2015

An informed people is one of the best guarantees of a continuing democracy
– Josh Billings

03-02-2015

Quick decisions are unsafe decisions
– Sophocles

02-02-2015

An executive is a man who decides; sometimes he decides right, but always he decides.
– John Henry Patterson

30-01-2015

Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness or oppose with firmness.
– Charles Hole

27-01-2015

When you come to a fork in the road – take it.
– Yogi Berra

23-01-2015

You are never so easily fooled as when trying to fool someone else
– Francois de la Rachefoucauld

22-01-2015

We often shed tears that deceive ourselves after deceiving others.
– Francois de la Rachefoucauld

21-01-2015

It is more shameful to distrust your friends than it is to be deceived by them.
– Francois de la Rachefoucauld

20-01-2015

It is very hypocrisy not to talk of one’s self
-Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

19-01-2015

No man was ever so much deceived by another, as by himself.
-Lord Greville

16-01-2015

Cheat me in the price, but not in the goods.
– Thomas Fuller

15-01-2015

It is in the ability to deceive oneself that the greatest talent is shown.
– Anatole France

14-01-2015

Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.
– B. C. Forbes

13-01-2015

The easiest thing of all is deceive one’s self; for what a man wishes he generally believes to be true
– Demosthenes

12-01-2015

The easiest person to deceive is oneself.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton

09-01-2015

If you want the time to pass quickly, just give your note for 90 days.
– R. B. Thomas

08-01-2015

Good times are when people make debts to pay in bad times.
-Robert Quillen

07-01-2015

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.
– Herbert Hoover

06-01-2015

Let us live in as small a circle as we will, we are either debtors or creditors before we have had time to look around
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

05-01-2015

I did not attend his funeral, but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved it.
– Mark Twain

02-01-2015

Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
– Mark Twain

01-01-2015

When it’s time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.
– Henry David Thoreau

23-12-2014

We can’t always have things to please us, Little Johnny has gone to Jesus.
– Southern Cemetery Epitaph

22-12-2014

There’s no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can’t do any business from there.
– Colonel Sanders

19-12-2014

Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die.
– Douglas Macarthut

18-12-2014

If they do kill me, I shall never die another death.
– Abraham Lincoln

17-12-2014

Only death reveals what a nothing the body of man is
– Juvenal

11-12-2014

I hope and trust to meet you in Heaven, both white and black-both white and black.
-Andrew Jackson

10-12-2014

Death is the penalty we all pay for the privilege of life.
– Robert Half

09-12-2014

True, you can’t take it with you, but then, that’s not the place where it comes in handy.
– Brendan Francis

08-12-2014

Worldly face never look so worldly as at a funeral.
– George Eliot

05-12-2014

One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day was; one cannot judge life until death
– Charles De Gaulle

04-12-2014

I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
– Clarence Darrow

03-12-2014

No one could ever meet death for his country without the hope of immortality.
– Cicero

02-12-2014

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
– Cicero

01-12-2014

The fence around a cemetery is foolish, for those inside can’t come out and those outside don’t want to get in.
– Arthur Brisbane

28-11-2014

When you say good morning to the rabbi, say good morning also to the rabbi’s wife.
– Yiddish proverb

27-11-2014

Only that day downs to which we are awake.
– Henry David Thoreau

25-11-2014

One golden day redeems a weary year.
– Celia Thaxter

24-11-2014

When you rise in the morning, from a resolution to make the day a happy one to a fellow-creature.
– Sydney Smith

21-11-2014

One should count each day a separate life.
– Seneca

20-11-2014

Sunday is the day people go quietly mad, one way or another.
– William Saroyan

19-11-2014

The clean tongue, the clear head, and the bright eye are birthrights of each day.
– Sir William Osler

18-11-2014

Thou shalt ever joy at eventide if thou spend the day fruitfully
– Thomas Kempis

17-11-2014

The happiest part of a man’s lifer is that which he passes lying awake in bed in the morning.
– Samuel Johnson

14-11-2014

Those that dare lose a day are dangerously prodigal; those that dare misspend it, desperate.
– Bishop Joseph Hall

13-11-2014

One ought at least to hear a little melody every day, read a fine poem, see a good picture, and if possible make a few sensible remarks.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

12-11-2014

Early rising maketh a man whole in body, wholer in soul and richer in goods
– John Fitzherbert

11-11-2014

One of the illusions is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it in your heart that every day is the best of the year.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

10-11-2014

Live not one’s life as though one had a thousand years, but live each day as the last.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

07-11-2014

In the morning let this thought be present: I am rising to a man’s work.
– Marcus Aurellius Antoninus

06-11-2014

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
– Oscar Wilde

05-11-2014

The only deadly sin I know is cynicism
– Henry Stimson

03-011-2014

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
– George Bernard Shaw

31-10-2014

All seems infected that the infected spy, as all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye.
– Alexander Pope

30-10-2014

Curiosity is looking over other people’s affairs and overlooking our own
– Herman L. Wayland

29-10-2014

One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute
– William Lyon Phelps

28-10-2014

Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
– Linus Pauling

27-10-2014

Friendly concern is often simple curiosity
– Baron McKay

22-10-2014

Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
– Samuel Johnson

21-10-2014

The boundaries of culture and rainfall never follow survey lines
– J. Frank Dobie

20-10-2014

A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look like suspicion on culture, at first, not second hand.
– Samuel Butler

17-10-2014

The acquiring of culture is the developing of an avid hunger for knowledge and beauty.
– Jesse Lee Bennett

16-10-2014

Culture, the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world.
– Matthew Arnold

15-10-2014

Culture look beyond machinery, culture hates hatred; culture has one great passion-the passion for sweetness and light.
– Matthew Arnold

14-10-2014

Every man’s ability may be strengthened or in-creased by culture.
– Sir. John Joseph Caldwell Abbott

13-10-2014

Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the day-time? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good.
– P.G. Wodehouse

10-10-2014

Criticism is the child and handmaid of reflection. It works by censure and censure implies a standard.
– Richard G. White

09-10-2014

You do not get a man’s most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
– Henry David Thoreau

08-10-2014

Censure is the taxa man plays to the public for being eminent.
– Jonathan Swift

06-10-2014

I know of no manner of speaking so offensive as that of giving praise, and closing it with an exception.
-Richard Steele

01-10-2014

Neither praise nor blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe and honestly to award-these are the true aims and duties of criticism.
– William Simms

30-09-2014

He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius
– William Simms

29-09-2014

Pay on attention to what the critics say; there has never been a statue erected to a critic
– Jean Sibelius

26-09-2014

Show yourself more human than critical and your pleasure will increase.
– Domenico Scarlatti

25-09-2014

Stones and sticker are thrown only at fruit-bearing trees
– Sa’di

24-09-2014

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doers of deeds could have done better.
– Theodore Roosevelt

23-09-2014

When men speak ill of thee, live so nobody may believe them.
– Plato

22-09-2014

I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhabited by ignorance.
– Harold Macmillan

19-09-2014

You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, when you do not rightly understand.
–Leonardo da Vinci

18-09-2014

It behooves the miner critic, who hunts for blemishes, to be a little distrustful of his own sagacity.
– Junius

17-09-2014

Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense.
– Samuel Johnson

16-09-2014

I find the pain of little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise.
– Thomas Jefferson

15-09-2014

A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
– Washingtion Irving

12-09-2014

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
– Elbert Hubbard

11-09-2014

I like people to come back and tell me what I did wrong. That’s the kindest thing you can do.
– Lillian Gish

10-09-2014

There are no exceptions to the rule that everybody likes to be an exception to the rule.
– Malcolm Forbes

09-09-2014

As to people saying a few idle worlds about us, we much not mind that any more than old church steeple minds the rooks cawing about it.
– George Eliot

08-09-2014

Most of our censure of others is only obliqe praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker.
–Tryon Edwards

23-08-2014

It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
– Benjamin Disraeli

22-08-2014

The chronic knocker gets more discomfort from his continual criticism than do all of the people that he is raving against.
– Charles J. Dennis

21-08-2014

I criticize by creation, not by finding fault.
– Cicero

20-08-2014

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
– Winstion Churchill

19-08-2014

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain-and most fools do.
– Dale Carnegie

18-08-2014

The pleasure of criticism deprives us of that of being deeply moved by beautiful things.
– Jean de la Bruyere

14-08-2014

You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.
– Willam J.H. Boetcker

13-08-2014

It is ridiculous for any man to criticize the works of another who has not distinguished himself by his own performance.
– Joseph Addison

12-08-2014

It takes vision and courage to create-it takes faith and courage to prove
– Owen D. Young

11-08-2014

Only as a grand gesture of defeat will men creep into the arms of the state and seek refuge in its power rather than their own courage.
– Henry M. Wriston

08-08-2014

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
– Alfred North Whitehead

07-08-2014

It is curious that physical should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.
– Mark Twain

06-08-2014

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rate
– Mark Twain

05-08-2014

Success is never final and Failure never fatal. It’s courage that counts
– George F. Tilton

04-08-2014

The test of tolerance come when we are in a majority; the test of courage come when we are in a minority.
– Ralph W. Sockman

01-08-2014

Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.
– Tobias George Smollett

31-07-2014

There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
– Seneca

30-07-2014

Courage lead starward, fear toward death.
– Seneca

29-07-2014

The will to do, the soul to dare.
– Sir Walter Scott

28-07-2014

Don’t foul don’t flinch-hit the line hard.
– Theodore Roosevelt

25-07-2014

Courage in danger is half the battle.
– Plautus

24-07-2014

Courage conquers all things
– Ovid

23-07-2014

The strongest, most generous and proudest of all virtues is courage
– Michel De Montaigne

22-07-2014

Courage is the most common and vulgar of the virtues
– Herman Melville

21-07-2014

It’s easy to be courageous when you have no choice.
– Michael Maggio

18-07-2014

Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form.
– Sinclair Lewis

17-07-2014

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point
– C. S. Lewis

16-07-2014

Hope awakens courage. He who can implant courage in the human soul is the best physician.
–Karl Ludwig Von Knebel

15-07-2014

Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
–Herbert Kaufman

14-07-2014

Have I not commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
– Joshua 1:9

11-07-2014

Courage is quality so necessary for maintaining virtue that it is always respected, even when it is associated with vice
– Samuel Johnson

10-07-2014

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the boisterous sea of liberty
– Thomas Jefferson

09-07-2014

One man with courage makes a majority.
– Andrew Jackson

08-07-2014

Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
– Ralph Ingersoll

07-07-2014

The first step in handing anything is gaining the ability to face it.
–L. Ron Hubbard

04-07-2014

Anger is a prelude to courage.
–Eric Hoffer

02-07-2014

Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals; we storm haven itself in our folly.
– Horace

01-07-2014

Courage is Grace under pressure
– Ernest Hemingway

30-06-2014

It is Courage the world needs, not infallibility… courage is always the surest wisdom.
– Wilfred T. Grenfell

27-06-2014

Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
– Baltasar Graclan

26-06-2014

In doubtful matters courage may do much; in desperate, patience.
– Thomas Fuller

25-06-2014

The rarest courage is the courage of thought.
– Anatole France

24-06-2014

Courage is a virtue only so far as it is directed to produce.
– Francois Fenelon

23-06-2014

Courage is the supreme virtue, because it is the guarantor of every other virtue.
– Bergen Evans

20-06-2014

Courage is worth nothing if the gods withhold their aid
– Euripides

19-06-2014

The Courage of the tiger is one, and of the horse another.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

07-06-2014

Courage consists in equality to the problem before us.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

06-06-2014

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
– Winston Churchill

30-05-2014

The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
– G. K. Chesterton

29-05-2014

Courge is special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
– David Ben-Gurion

28-05-2014

Pay as little attention to discouragement as possible Plough ahead as a steamer does, rough of smooth-rain of shine. To carry cargo and make your port is the point.
– Maltbie Babcock

27-05-2014

Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
– Jean Anouilh

26-05-2014

Whether you man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
– James Lane Allen

23-05-2014

Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
– Vittorio Alfieri

21-05-2014

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
– Aesop

20-05-2014

Courage that grows from constitution often for-sakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises form a sense of duty acts in a uniform manner.
– Joseph Addison

19-05-2014

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
– John Quincy Adams

16-05-2014

Nothing will ruin the country if the people themselves will undertake its safety; and nothing can save it if they leave that safety in any hands but their own.
– Daniel Webster

15-05-2014

Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
– Voltaire

14-05-2014

The proper means of increasing the love we bear to our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
– William Shenstone

13-05-2014

It is right to prefer one’s own country to others, because we are children and citizens before we can be travelers or philosophers.
– George Santayana

12-05-2014

It is sweet to serve one’s country by deeds, and it is not absurd to server her by worlds.
– Sallust

09-05-2014

The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife.
– Theodore Roosevelt

08-05-2014

The acent of a man’s native country dwells in his mind and in his heart as well as in speech.
– Francois De La Rochefoucauld

07-05-2014

The best way to teach our young people the meaning of our democratic freedoms is to demonstrate by our own example, that we have mastered the three R’s of citizenship-Rights, Respect and Responsibilities.
– Earl James McGrath

06-05-2014

There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their number than the greatness of a man is determined by his height
– Victor Hugo

05-05-2014

Of the whole sum of human life no small part that which consists of a man’s relations to his country, and his feelings concerning it.
– William E. Gladstone

02-05-2014

The big ideas in the world cannot survive unless they come to life in the individual citizen. It is what each man does in responding to his convictions that provides the forward thrust for any great movement.
– Norman Cousins

30-04-2014

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
– Winston Churchill

29-04-2014

If I can in any way contribute to the diversion or improvement of the country in which I live, I shall leave it, when I am summoned out of it, with the secret satisfaction of thinking that I have not lived in vain.
– Joseph Addison

28-04-2014

One of the most important trips a man can make is that involved in meeting the other fellow halfway.
– Bruce Van Horn

25-04-2014

Vital to every operation is cooperation
– Frank Tyger

24-04-2014

We cannot be independent of the kindly give-and-take spirit of cooperation in our work
– Roderick Stevens

23-04-2014

In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success.
– T. L. Scrutton

22-04-2014

To get along you must go along.
– Sam Rayburn

21-04-2014

Two men working as a team will produce more than three men working as individuals.
– Charles P. McCormick

18-04-2014

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.
– Niccolo Machiaveli

17-04-2014

It is evident that many great and useful objects can be attained in this world only by cooperation.
– Thomas B. Macaulay

16-04-2014

If there is any such thing as a wise compromise; it is not likely to be reached by a refusal to think.
– Joseph Wood Krutch

15-04-2014

Never cut what you can untie
– Joseph Joubert

14-04-2014

Ninety per cent of the art of living consists of getting on with people one cannot stand.
– Samuel Goldwyn

11-04-2014

If thou art a master sometimes be blind; if a servant, sometimes be deaf.
– Thomas Fuller

10-04-2014

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
– Henry Ford

09-04-2014

Getting along with others is the essence of getting ahead, success being linked with cooperation
– William Feather

08-04-2014

The world must learn to work together, or finally it will not work at all.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

07-04-2014

No matter how much work a man can do, no matter how engaging his personality may be, he will not advance far in business if he cannot work through others.
– John Craig

04-04-2014

You can employ men and hire hands to work for you, but must win their hearts to have tem work with you.
– William J. H. Boetcker

03-04-2014

A team is a mutual protection society formed to guarantee that no one person can be held to blame for a botched committee job that one man could have performed satisfactorily
– Russell Baker

02-04-2014

One hand cannot applaud alone.
– Arabian Proverb

01-04-2014

Man is an animal that makes bargains; no other animal does this—one dog does not change a bone with another.
– Adam Smith

31-03-2014

A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.
– Samuel Goldwyn

28-03-2014

Complacency is the enemy of progress.
– Dave Stutman

27-03-2014

When a man is discontented with himself, it has one advantage… that it puts him into an excellent frame of mind for making a bargain.
– Laurence Sterne

26-03-2014

The great menace to the life of an industry is industrial self- complacency.
– David Sarnoff

25-03-2014

When we cannot find contentment in ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
– Francois de la Rochefoucauld

24-03-2014

If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably.
– Plautus

21-03-2014

It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.
– James Mackintosh

20-03-2014

Moral stimulation is good but moral complacency is the most dangerous habit of mind we can develop and that danger is serious and ever-present.
– Joseph C. Crew

18-03-2014

Contentment does not consist in heaping up more fuel, but in taking away some fire.
– Thomas Fuller

14-03-2014

Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor
– Benjamin Franklin

13-03-2014

Contentment gives a crown where fortune hath denied it.
– John Ford

12-03-2014

It is not being out at heels that makes a man discontented, it is being out at heart. To be contented is to be good friends with yourself.
– Bliss Carman

11-03-2014

I am content with I have, little be it, or much.
– John Bunyan

10-03-2014

One who is contented which what he has done will never become famous for what he will do. He has laid down to die, and the grass is already growing over him.
– Christian Bovee

07-03-2014

If a man has come to that point where he is so content that he says; I do not want to know any more, or do any more or be any more, he is in a state in which he ought to be changed into a mummy
– Henry Ward Beecher

06-03-2014

Labor to keep alive that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience
– George Washington

05-03-2014

Conscience is that which hurts when everything else feels so good.
– George Vavoulis

04-03-2014

A clean and sensitive conscience, a steadfast and scrupulous integrity in small things as well as great, is the most valuable of all possessions, to a nation as to an individual
– Henry Van Dyke

03-03-2014

Conscience is God’s presence in Man.
– Emanuel Swedenborg

28-02-2014

There is no witness so terrible-no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
– Sophocles

27-02-2014

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone may be looking.
– H. L. Mencken

26-02-2014

Conscience admonishes as a friend before punishing us a judge.
– Stanislaus Leszcynski

25-02-2014

A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder.
– Thomas Fuller

24-02-2014

The truth is not so much that man has conscience as that conscience has man.
– Isaac Dorner

21-02-2013

Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
– James Freeman Clarke

20-02-2014

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.
– Chinese Proverb

19-02-2014

A man that will enjoy his a quiet conscience must lead a quiet life.
– Lord Chesterfield

18-02-2014

It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
– William Ellery Channing

17-02-2014

A quiet conscience makes one so serene
– Lord Byron

14-02-2014

Wisdom and beauty are the twin arches of that invisible bridge which leads from the individual conscience-ever rebellious against its destiny-to man’s collective conscience, ever in search of general progress.
– Jaime Torres Bodet

13-02-2014

Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
– Josh Billings

12-02-2014

A disciplined conscience is a man’s best friend. It may not be his most amiable, but it is his most faithful monitor
– Henry Ward Beecher

11-02-2014

Everyone in daily life carries such a heavy, mixed burden on his won conscience that he is reluctant to penalize those who have boon caught.
– Brooks Atkinson

10-02-2014

Conscience: A small, still voice that makes minority reports.
– Franklin P. Adams

07-02-2014

Confidence is a thing not to be produced by compulsion. Men cannot be forced into trust.
– Daniel Webster

06-02-2014

Have Confidence that if you done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well, too.
– Joseph Storey

05-02-2014

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing at whatever cost, must be attained.
– Marie Curie

04-02-2014

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
– Cicero

31-01-2014

A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star.
– Edwin H. Chapin

30-01-2014

True prosperity is the result of well placed confidence in ourselves and our fellow man.
– Benjamin Burt

29-01-2014

Confidence is the foundations for all business relations. The Degree of confidence a man has in others, and the degree of confidence other have in him, determines a man’s standing in the commercial and industrial world
– William J. H. Boetcker

28-01-2014

Have you not learn’d grate lessons from those who rejected you and braced themselves against you or who treated you with contempt of disputed the passage with you?
– Walt Whithman

27-01-2014

The world is made better by every man improving his own conduct; and no reform is accomplished wholesale.
– William Allen White

24-01-2014

Depend not on fortune, but on conduct.
– Publilius Syrus

23-01-2014

When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized.
– E. C. Stakman

22-01-2014

Either I will find a way, or I will make one.
– Sir Philip Sidney

21-01-2014

That man may safely venture on this way, who is so guided that he cannot stay.
– Sir Walter Scott

20-01-2014

Why did the children put beans in their ears when the one thing we told the children they must not do was put beans in their ears?
– Carl Sandburg

17-01-2014

The man who obeys is nearly always better than the man who commands.
– Ernest Renan

16-01-2014

The virtue of man ought to be measured not by his extraordinary exertions, but by his everyday conduct.
– Blaise Pascal

15-01-2014

Behave toward everyone as if receiving a great guest.
– Confucius

14-01-2014

Every man is valued in this world as he shows by his conduct that he wishes to be valued.
– Jean de la Bruyere

13-01-2014

Conduct is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern.
– Matthew Arnold

10-01-2014

The idea of imposing restriction on a free economy to assure freedom of competition is like breaking a man’s leg to make him run faster.
– Morris R. Sayre

09-01-2014

Nobody talks more of free enterprise and competition and the best man winning than the man who inherited his father’s store of farm.
– C Wright Mills

08-01-2014

In business, the completion will bite you if you keep running; if you stand still, they will swallow you.
– Semon Knudsen

07-01-2014

Don’t knock your competitors. By boosting other you will boost yourself. A little completion is a good think and server competition is a blessing.
– Jacob Kindleberger

06-01-2014

Competition is the keep cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
–Henry Ford

03-01-2014

A man comes to measure his greatness by the regrets, envies and hatreds of his competitors
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

02-01-2014

There is tendency among some businesses to criticize and belittle their competitors. This is a bad procedure. Praise them Learn form them. There are times when you can co-operate with them to their advantage and to yours! Speak well of them and they will speak well of you. You can’t destroy good ideas. Take advantages of them.
–George Matthew Adams

01-01-2014

Some people seem to think that there is grate difference between socialism and communism. But Karl Marx used the two world as synonyms. The a communist is a socialist in hurry.
–Charles E. Wilson

31-12-2013

Communist: A fellow who has give up all hope of becoming a capitalist.
–Orville Reed

30-12-2013

Communism possesses a language which every people can understand. Its elements are hunger, envy, and death.
–Heinrich Heine

27-12-2013

Form behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny is in trouble and reminders that its structure is as brittle as its surface is hand.
–Dwight D. Eisenhower (1954)

26-12-2013

Common sense is the favorite daughter of reason.
–Henry Wheeler Shaw (Josh Billings)

24-12-2013

Commonsense and good nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult.
– Somerset Maugham

23-12-2013

I read, I study, I examine, I listen, I reflect and out of all this I try to form an idea into which I put as much common sense as I can.
– Marquis De Lafayette

19-12-2013

It is a thousand times better to have commonsense without education than to have education without commonsense.
– Robert G. Ingersoll

18-12-2013

Most business problems require common sense rather than legal reference. They require good judgment and honesty of purpose rather than reference to the courts.
– Edward N. Hurley

17-12-2013

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

16-12-2013

Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed talent in the world
– Christiane Collange

13-12-2013

Commonsense in an uncommon degree is what the world call wisdom
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge

12-12-2013

If a man can have only kind of sense, let him have common sense. If he has that and uncommon sense, too, he is not far form genius.
– Henry Ward Beecher

10-12-2013

Common sense is the measure of the possible.
– Henri Frederic Amiel

09-12-2013

A little common sense, goodwill, and a tiny dose of unselfishness could make this goodly earth into an earthly paradise.
– Richard Aldington

06-12-2013

The servant problem has long been a staple of female conversation among those who could afford the problem, but never have so many talked about so few.
– Time Magazine

05-12-2013

A Status symbol is an instrument you clash when you want someone to know you are there.
– William Sansom

04-12-2013

We have inherited new difficulties because we have inherited more privileges.
– Abram Sachar

03-12-2013

I believe is to be most true that is seldom happens that men rise from low condition to high rank without employing either force or fraud
– Niccolo Machiavelli

02-12-2013

There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talent
– Thomas Jefferson

29-11-2013

Aristocracy: What is left over from rich ancestors after the money is gone.
– John Ciardi

27-11-2013

When the interval between the intellectual classes and the practical classes is too great, the former will possess no influence, the latter will reap no benefit
– Henry Thomas Buckle

26-11-2013

The true policy of a government is to make use of aristocracy, but under the forms and in the spirit of democracy.
– Napoleon Bonaparte

25-11-2013

No state will be well administered unless the middle class holds sway.
– Aristotle

22-11-2013

If we are to preserve civilization, we must first remain civilized.
– Louis St. Laurent

21-11-2013

A period of high civilization is one in which thoughts fly freely from mind to mind, from one country to another – yes, from the past into the present.
–Gilbert Highet

20-11-2013

Man was not intended by nature to live in communities and be civilized.
–Epicurus

19-11-2013

The true test of civilization is, not the census nor the size of cities, nor the crops- no, but the kind of man the country turns out.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

18-11-2013

There is nothing more fragile than civilization.
– Havelock Ellis

13-11-2013

Look back along the endless corridors of time and you will see that four thing have built civilization: the spirit of religion, the spirit of creative art, the spirit of research and the spirit of business enterprise.
– Neil Carothers

12-11-2013

In the whole history of law and order the longest step forward was taken by primitive man when, as if by common consent, the tribe sat down in a circle and allowed only one man to speak at a time.
– Curtis Bok

11-11-2013

Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses
– Georges Bernanos

08-11-2013

The origin of civilization is man’s determination to do nothing for himself which he can get done for him.
– H. C. Bailey

07-11-2013

City life: millions of people being lonesome together.
– Henry David Thoreau

06-11-2013

A sample of the country does the city good; a sample of the city does the country good.
– Joseph Roux

05-11-2013

All cites are mad, but the madness is gallant. All Cites are beautiful, but the beauty is grim.
– Christopher Morley

01-11-2013

To say the least, a town life makes one more tolerant and liberal in one’s judgment of others.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

31-10-2013

What the small town may have contributed in the past is one side of the coin; the other side is urbanism and the greatest opportunity in the history of man to reach full potential. Where the small town kept him prisoner, urbanism give him freedom of choice – choice of education, choice of profession, choice of marriage.
– Philip Hauser

30-10-2013

A Great city – a great solitude.
– English Proverb

29-10-2013

A great city is not be confounded with a populous one.
– Aristotle

28-10-2013

The more decision that you are forced to make alone, the more you aware of your freedom to choose.
– Thornton Wilder

24-10-2013

Between two evils I always pick the one I never tried before.
– Mae West

23-10-2013

My own view of history is that human beings do have genuine freedom to make choices. Our destiny is not predetermined for us; we determine it for ourselves.
– Arnold Toynbee

22-10-2013

Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.
– Pythagoras

21-10-2013

There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening.
– Marshall Mcluhan

18-10-2013

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
– James Russell Lowell.

17-10-2013

If we choose to be no more than clods of clay, then we shall be used as clods of clay for braver feet to tread on.
– Marie Corelli

15-10-2013

Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
– Oscar Wilde

14-10-2013

I do not love him because he is good, but because he is my little child.
– Rabindranath Tagore

11-10-2013

The first thing a child should learn is how to endure. It is what he will have most need to know.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau

10-10-2013

The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
– Jean Paul Richter

09-10-2013

The elements of instruction should be presented to the mind in childhood, but not with any compulsion.
– Plato

08-10-2013

Lending money to your children is comparable to a bank lending money to a Third World country: You never get the interest back, let alone the principal.
– J. L. Long

07-10-2013

A child is a person who is going to carry on what you have started…the fate humanity is in his hands.
– Abraham Lincoln

04-10-2013

In the final analysis it is what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.

03-10-2013

Our greatest obligation to our children is to prepare them to understand and to deal effectively with the world in which they will live and not with the world we have known or the world we would prefer to have.
– Grayson Kirk

01-10-2013

Nothing you do for children is every wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.
– Garrison Keillor

30-09-2013

Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
– Aldous Huxley

27-09-2013

We like little children, because they tear out as soon as they get what they want.
– Kin Hubbard

26-09-2013

Pretty much all the honest truthtelling there is in the world is done by children.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

25-09-2013

Adolescence is the period of life when we first become obsessed with trying to prove we are not a child – an obsession that can last a lifetime.
– Cullen Hightower

24-09-2013

Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.
– Robert A Heinlein

23-09-2013

We try to make our children become more like us, instead of trying to become more like them-with the result that we pick up none of their good traits, and they pick up most of bad ones.
– Sydney J Harris

20-09-2013

Children, love one another, and if that is not possible – at least try to put up with one another.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

19-09-2013

If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
– Norman Douglas

18-09-2013

Cleaning your house while your kind are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing
– Phyllis Diller

17-09-2013

My hair stands on end at the cost and charges of these boys. Why was I ever a father! Why was my father ever a father!
– Charles Dickens

16-09-2013

If you have never been hated by a child, you have never been a parent
– Bette Davis

13-09-2013

A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark.
– Chinese Proverb

12-09-2013

Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
– Jean De La Bruyere

10-09-2013

To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.
– Josh Billings

06-09-2013

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
– James Baldwin

05-09-2013

The life of children, as much as that of intemperate men, is wholly governed by their desires.
– Aristotle

04-09-2013

The easy way to teach children the value of money is to borrow from them.
– Anonymous

03-09-2013

Teenagers are people who express a burning desire to be different by dressing exactly alike.
– Anonymous

02-09-2013

The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist.
–J Harold Wilkens

30-08-2013

To love all mankind, a cheerful state of being is required.
–Jean Paul Richter

29-08-2013

Many of the optimists in the world don’t own a hundred dollars, and because of their optimism never will
–Edgar Watson Howe

28-08-2013

Nature intended you to be the fountain spring of cheerfulness and social life and not the monument of despair and melancholy.
–Arthur Helps

27-08-2013

Promotion awaits the employee who radiates cheerfulness, not the employee who spreads gloom and dissatisfaction
Doctors tell us that cheerfulness is an invaluable aid to health.
Cheerfulness is also an invaluable aid to promotion
–B. C. Forbes

26-08-2013

I have tried in my time to be a philosopher, but cheerfulness was always breaking in.
–Oliver Edwards

23-08-2013

Optimism unaccompanied by personal effort, is merely a state of mind and not fruitful.
–Edward L. Curtis

22-08-2013

Do not trust to the cheering, for those very persons would shout as much if you and I were going to be hanged.
–Oliver Cromwell

21-08-2013

You will find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful people. Why not make earnest effort to confer that pleasure on others? You will find half the battle is gained if you never all yourself to say anything gloomy.
–Lydia M. Child

20-08-2013

Humanity never produces optimists till it has ceased to produce happy men.
–G. K. Chesterton

19-08-2013

The optimist says we live in the best of all possible worlds; the pessimist fears this is true.
–James Branch Cabell

16-08-2013

Youth must be optimistic. Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and of true progress.
–Nicholas Murray Butler

14-08-2013

I am glad I am an optimist. The pessimist is half licked before he starts… The optimist may not understand, or if he understands he may not agree with, prevailing ideas; but he believes, yes, knows, that in the long run and in due course there will prevail whatever is right and best.
–Thomas A. Buckner

13-08-2013

The Cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regard. Cheerfulness is the offshoot of goodness.
–Christian Bovee

12-08-2013

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
–John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

09-08-2013

The soldier who dies to save his brothers reaches the highest of all degrees of charity, and this is the virtues of a single act of charity; It cancels a whole lifetime of sin.
–Cardinal Mercier

08-08-2013

They should be first among all, who contribute most to the good of all.
–Giuseppi Mazzini

07-08-2013

Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but yourself
–Joseph Joubert

05-08-2013

You are much sure that you are doing good when you pay money to those who work, as the recompense of their labors, than when you give money merely in charity.
–Samuel Johnson

02-08-2013

Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed.
–Samuel Johnson

01-08-2013

He who has no charity deserves no mercy.
–English Proverb

31-07-2013

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
–Lord Balfour

30-07-2013

The Unfortunate need people who will be kind to them; the prosperous need people to be kind to.
–Aristotle

29-07-2013

Charity makes no decrease in property.
–Arabian Proverb

26-07-2013

Charity brings to life again those who are spiritually dead.
–Thomas Aquinas

25-07-2013

Character and personal force are the only investments that are worth anything.
–Walt Whitman

24-07-2013

The character of a generation is moulded by personal character.
–Brooke Foss Westcott

23-07-2013

Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
–Bayard Taylor

22-07-2013

A man has no more character than he can command in a time of crisis.
–Ralph W. Sockman

19-07-2013

To be worth anything, character must be capable of standing firm upon its feet in the world of daily work, temptation and trial.
–Samuel Smiles

18-07-2013

To wilful man, the injuries that themselves procure must be their schoolmasters
–William Shakespaeare

17-07-2013

The real judges of your character aren’t your neighbors, your relatives, or even the people you play bridge with. The folks who really know you are the waiters and clerks.
–Katherine Piper

16-07-2013

If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
–Dwight Moody

15-07-2013

The measure of man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
–Thomas B. Macaulay

12-07-2013

You cannot build character and courage by taking away man’s initiative and independence.
–Abraham Lincoln

11-07-2013

Personality can open doors, but character can keep them open.
–Elmer G. Leterman

10-07-2013

Men are not to be judged by their look, habits, and appearances; but by the character of their lives and conversation, and by their works. It is better to be praised by one’s own work than by the words of another.
–Roger L’Estrange

09-07-2013

Every man has three characters-that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
–Alphonse Karr

08-07-2013

Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take way with us.
–Alexander von Humboldt

05-07-2013

Character is destiny.
–Heraclitus

04-07-2013

A good name is seldom regained. When Character is gone, all is gone, and one of the richest jewels of life is lost forever.
–Joel Hawes

03-07-2013

Character is the real foundation of all worthwhile success.
–John Hammond

02-07-2013

In judging character, too often we mistake rigidity for morality.
–John P. Grier

01-07-2013

Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wings. Only one thing endures, and that is character.
–Horace Greeley

28-06-2013

People seldom improve when the have no other model but themselves to copy after.
–Oliver Goldsmith

27-06-2013

Nothing tells more about the character of man, than the things he makes fun of.
–Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

26-06-2013

It’s only by the hard blows of adverse fortune that character is tooled.
–Arnold Glasow.

25-06-2013

Good taste is the modesty of the mind; that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired.
–Emilede Griardin

24-06-2013

You cannot dream yourself in to a character; you must hammer and forge one for yourself.
–J. A. Froude

21-06-2013

Character is not made in a crisis–it is only exhibited.
–Robert Freeman

20-06-2013

You can easily judge the character of other by how they treat those who can do nothing for them or to them.
–Malcolm Forbes

19-06-2013

Simplicity, honesty and sincerity are qualities that give character to people and things produced by people.
–William Feather

18-06-2013

Characters never change. Opinions alter; characters are only developed.
–Benjamin Disraeli

17-06-2013

Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself.
–Charles De Gaulle

14-06-2013

Before you are five and five and twenty you must establish a character that will serve you all your life.
–Lord Collingwood

13-06-2013

Every man is a volume, if you know to read him.
–William Ellery Channing

12-06-2013

Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no other is, and to do what no other can do.
–William Ellery Channing

11-06-2013

Character is formed, not by laws, commands, and decrees, but by quiet influence, unconscious suggestion and personal guidance.
–Marion L. Burton

10-06-2013

Good taste is better than bad taste, but bad taste is better than no taste.
–Arnold Bennett

07-06-2013

Character is a diamond that scratches every other stone.
–Cyrus A. Bartol

06-06-2013

Don’t mistake personality for character.
–Wilma Askinas

05-06-2013

Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
–Aristotle

04-06-2013

The dearest to me are those of best character.
–Arabian Proverb

03-06-2013

Wherever man goes to dwell, his character goes with him.
–African Proverb

31-05-2013

If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
–Woodrow Wilson

30-05-2013

An individual is more apt to change, perhaps, than all the world around him.
–Daniel Webster

29-05-2013

It will always do to change for the better.
–James Thomson

28-05-2013

The Stems and leaves of tomato and potato plants have poisonous compound.
–Francois De La Rochefoucauld

27-05-2013

The Stems and leaves of tomato and potato plants have poisonous compound.
–Francois De La Rochefoucauld

24-05-2013

Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.
–Reinhold Niebuhr

23-05-2013

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
–Charles F. Kettering

22-05-2013

The path of least resistance is what makes rives run crooked.
–Elbert Hubbard

21-05-2013

Elders always lament change-and the young cannot wait for it.
–Malcolm Forbes

20-05-2013

Change is inevitable in a Progressive country. Change is constant.
–Benjamin Disraeli

17-05-2013

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction
–Winston Churchill

16-05-2013

To know what one can have and to do with it, being prepared for no more, is the basis of equilibrium.
–Pearl S. Buck

15-05-2013

Things do change. The only question is that since things are deteriorating so quickly, will society and man’s habits change enough?
–Isaac Asimov

14-05-2013

All great changes are irksome to the human mind, especially those which are attended with great dangers and uncertain effects.
–John Quincy Adams

10-05-2013

Gambling is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
–George Washington

09-05-2013

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
–Mark Twain

08-05-2013

Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?
–Frank Scully

07-05-2013

In the field of observation chance only favors minds which are prepared.
–Louis Pasteur

06-05-2013

I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not
–Fran Lebowitz

03-05-2013

When you bet on a sure thing—-hedge!
–Robert Half

02-05-2013

There is no such thing as chance of accident; the words merely signify our ignorance of same real and immediate cause.
–Adam Clarke

30-04-2013

The urge to gamble is so universal and practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.
–Heywood Broun

29-04-2013

Every profession does imply a trust for the service of the public.
–Benjamin Whichcote

26-04-2013

If a man has any brains at all, let him hold on to his calling and, in the grand sweep of things, his turn will come at last.
–William McCune

25-04-2013

It is a poor and disgraceful thing not to be able to reply, with some degree of certainty, to the simple questions, “What will you be? What will you do?”
–John Foster

24-04-2013

Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing.
–B.C. Forbes

23-04-2013

Nothing, not even sheer ability, can make up for the dedication required for a successful business career.
–Ray Eppert

22-04-2013

Each man has his own vocation. The talent is the call.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

19-04-2013

Let a man practice the profession which he best knows.
–Cicero

18-04-2013

Capitalism is the only system in the world founded on credit and character.
–Hubert Eaton

17-04-2013

Be busy in trading, receiving, and giving, for life is too good to be wasted in living.
–John Sterling

16-04-2013

A man who is very busy seldom changes his opinions.
–Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

15-04-2013

No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable.
–Letitia E. Landon

12-04-2013

The majority prove their worth by keeping busy. A busy life is the nearest thing to purposeful life.
–Eric Hoffer

11-04-2013

The busy man has few idle visitors; to the boiling pot the flies come not.
–Benjamin Franklin

10-04-2013

The happiest people are those who are too busy to notice whether they are or not.
–William Feather

09-04-2013

The busiest men have the most leisure.
–English Proverb

08-04-2013

Ever man is worth just as much as the things he busies himself with.
–Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

05-04-2013

My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s.
–Oscar Wilde

03-04-2013

There is always room at the top.
–Daniel Webster

02-04-2013

Always tell yourself: The Difference between running a business and ruining a business is i.
–Frank Tyger

01-04-2013

Even if you’re on the right track you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
–Will Rogers

28-03-2013

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.
–Will Rogers

26-03-2013

A man who is at the top is a man who has the habit of getting to the bottom.
–Joseph E. Rogers

25-03-2013

Business is like a man rowing a boat upstream. He has no choice; he must go ahead or he will go back.
–Lewis E. Pierson

22-03-2013

We do not say that a man who takes no interest in public affairs is a man who minds his own business. We say he has no business being here at all.
–Pericles

21-03-2013

Morale is when your hands and feet keep on working when your head says it can’t be done.
–Benjamin Morrell

20-03-2013

Whoever said, If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, probably never heard of preventative maintenance.
–Steven Kasper

19-03-2013

Morale is faith in the man at the top.
–Albert S. Johnstone

18-03-2013

I do not believe you can do today’s job with yesterday’s methods and be in business tomorrow.
–Nelson Jackson

15-03-2013

In the takeover business,, if you want a friend, you buy a dog.
–Carl Icahn

14-03-2013

Pleasing ware is half sold.
–George Herbert

13-03-2013

There are more goods bought by the heart then by the head.
–George Henning

12-03-2013

What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.
–Richard Harkness

11-03-2013

The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights.
–J. Paul Getty

08-03-2013

Business is the salt of life.
–Thomas Fuller

07-03-2013

No nation was ever ruined by trade.
–Benjamin Franklin

06-03-2013

You cannot afford to make the mistake of thinking you cannot be replaced. And your employer cannot afford to have a man around that he cannot afford to do without.
–Frank Irving Fletcher

05-03-2013

My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
–Peter Drucker

04-03-2013

Things that are bad for business are bad for the people who work for business.
–Thomas E. Dewey

01-03-2013

If it is not in the interest of the public it is not in the interest of business.
–Joseph H. Defrees

28-02-2013

Few people do business well who do nothing else.
–Lord Chesterfield

27-02-2013

To prosper in business, you must satisfy not only your customers, but you must lay yourself out to satisfy also the men who make your product and the men who sell it.
–Harry Bassett

26-02-2013

The true worth of a man is to be measured by the objects he pursues.
–Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

25-02-2013

Professionals are people who can do their job when they don’t feel like it. Amateurs are people who can’t do their job when they do feel like it.
–Anonymous

22-02-2013

The person who minds nobody’s business but his own is probably a millionaire.
–Anonymous

21-02-2013

We are all manufacturers—-making good, making trouble or making excuses.
–H.V.Adolt

20-02-2013

Bureaucracy is the death of any achievement.
–Albert Einstein

19-02-2013

The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility.
–Brooks Atkinson

18-02-2013

A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but doesn’t keep us from buying it.
–William Feather

15-02-2013

What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion.
–Sydney Smith

14-02-2013

Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is a much higher and truer courage.
–Wendell Phillips

13-02-2013

I do not like heroes; they make too much noise in the world. The more radiant their glory, the more odious they are.
–Voltaire

12-02-2013

It is the surmounting of difficulties that makes heroes.
–Louis Kossuth

11-02-2013

My advice to you, if you should ever be in a hold-up, is to line with the cowards and save your bravery for an occasion when it may be of some benefit to you.
–O. Henry

08-02-2013

Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.
–Thomas Fuller

07-02-2013

There is a fine line between bravery and stupidity. If you get away with it you are brave. If you don’t, you are stupid.
–Francisco T. Escario

06-02-2013

Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

05-02-2013

True valor lies in the middle, between cowardice and rashness.
–Miguel De Cervantes

04-02-2013

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is the victory over self.
–Aristotle

01-02-2013

A bore is a fellow talker who can change the topic of conversation to his subject faster than you can change it back to yours.
–Laurence J. Peter

31-01-2013

Indifference is the invincible giant of the world.
–Ouida

30-01-2013

Desire is half of life; indifference is half of death.
–Kahlil Gibran

29-01-2013

A bore is a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
–Ambrose Bierce

28-01-2013

A dull ax never loves grindstones.
–Henry Ward Beecher

25-01-2013

Only when one has lost all curiosity about the future has one reached the age to write an autobiography.
–Evelyn Waugh

24-01-2013

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.
–William Styron

23-01-2013

A dose of poison can do its work but once, but a bad book can go on poisoning minds for generations.
–W. John Murray

22-01-2013

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.
–Abraham Lincoln

21-01-2013

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
–Joesph Joubert

18-01-2013

Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
–Philip Guedalla

17-01-2013

Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folk have lent to me.
–Anatole France

16-01-2013

To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul.
–Cicero

15-01-2013

All that mankind has done, thought, gained or been: is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
–Thomas Carlyle

14-01-2013

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Books are the compass and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of human life.
–Jesse Lee Bennett

11-01-2013

By audacity, great fears are concealed.
–Lucan

10-01-2013

Boldness becomes rarer, the higher the rank.
– Karl Von Clausewitz

08-01-2013

We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.
– Christian Bovee

07-01-2013

A man has the right to toot his own horn to his heart’s content, so long as he stays in his own home, keeps the windows closed and does not make himself obnoxious to his neighbors.
– Tiorio

04-01-2013

The man who has not anything to boast of but his illustrious ancestors is like a potato- the only good belonging to him is underground.
– Thomas Overbury

03-01-2013

Falsehood often lurks upon the tongue of him, who by self-praise, seeks to enhance his value in the eyes of others.
– James Gordon Bennett

02-01-2013

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never either so wretched or so happy as we say we are.
– Honore De Balzac

31-12-2012

It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
– Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

28-12-2012

If something goes wrong, it is more important to talk about who is going to fix it, than who is to blame.
– Francis J. Gable

27-12-2012

When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that three of his fingers are pointing at himself.
– Anonymous

26-12-2012

The best is good enough
– Chinese Proverb

24-12-2012

If you do the best you can, you will find, nine times out of ten, that you have done as well or better than anyone else.
– William Feather

21-12-2012

There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is, not to be true to the best one knows.
– John Farrar

20-12-2012

All I want of the world is very little. I only want the best of everything, and there is so little of that.
– Michael Arlen

19-12-2012

They can conquer who believe they can.
– Virgil

18-12-2012

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
– Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

17-12-2012

I wish I was as sure of anything as he is of everything.
– Thomas B. Macaulay

14-12-2012

Believe that you have it, and you have it.
– Latin Proverb

13-12-2012

Credulity is the man’s weakness, but the child’s strength.
– Charles Lamb

12-12-2012

Assertion is not argument; to contradict the statement of opponent is not proof that you are correct.
– Samuel Johnson

11-12-2012

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
– William James

10-12-2012

Too few have the courage of my convictions.
– Robert M. Hutchins

7-12-2012

Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.
– Henry Ford

6-12-2012

The men who succeed best in public life are those who take the risk of standing by their own convictions.
– James A. Garfield

5-12-2012

As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

4-12-2012

Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.
– Dinah Mulock Craik

3-12-2012

All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
– James Freeman Clarke

30-11-2012

This is the lesson: Never give in . . . never, never, never, never . . . in nothing, great or small, large or petty — never give in except to convictions of honor or good taste.
– Winston Churchill

29-11-2012

An unaspiring person believes according to what he achieves. An aspiring person achieves according to what he believes.
– Sri Chinmoy

28-11-2012

Dogma does not mean the absence of thought, but the end of thought.
– G.K. Chesterton

27-11-2012

Much bending breaks the bow; much unbending the mind.
– Francis Bacon

26-11-2012

It’s a wonderful feeling when you discover some evidence to support your beliefs.
– Anonymous

24-11-2012

Initiative consists of doing the right thing without being told.
– Irving Mack

22-11-2012

The beginnings of all things are small.
– Cicero

21-11-2012

Initiative is to success what lighted match is to a candle.
– Orlando A. Battista

20-11-2012

Begin: To have commenced is half the deed. Half yet remains; Begin again on this and thou wilt finish all.
– Ausonius

19-11-2012

Beauty and wisdom are seldom found together.
– Petronius

16-11-2012

It is the beautiful bird that gets caged.
– Chinese Proverb

12-11-2012

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
– Rachel Carson

09-11-2012

Beauty: The adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole
– Leon Battista Alberti

08-11-2012

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back again when it begins to rain.
– Robert Frost

07-11-2012

Business and life are like a bank account – you can’t take out more that you put in.
– William Feather

06-11-2012

A man’s greatest enemies are his own apathy and stubbornness.
– Frank Tyger

05-11-2012

A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a little patronage more so.
– Charles Dickens

02-11-2012

A good man is not mine to see. Could I see a man possessed of constancy that would satisfy me.
– Confucius

01-11-2012

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
– Pablo Picasso

31-10-2012

Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.
– Leonrado Da Vinci

30-10-2012

No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time. It’s just that the others are behind the time.
– Martha Graham

29-10-2012

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun.
– Mary Lou Cook

26-10-2012

An artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious, uninterrupted conversation with his public.
– Maurice Chevalier

25-10-2012

Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
– G.K. Chesterton

23-10-2012

Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
– G.K. Chesterton

19-10-2012

Artists who have won fame are often embarrassed by it; thus their first works are often their best.
– Ludwig Van Beethoven

18-10-2012

A good architect can improve the looks of an old house merely by discussing the cost of a new one.
– Anonymous

17-10-2012

Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.
– Juvenal

16-10-2012

All animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
– Samuel Butler

15-10-2012

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
– Mark Twain

12-10-2012

The best answer to anger is silence.
– German Proverb

11-10-2012

The best answer to anger is silence.
– German Proverb

10-10-2012

A man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green.
– Francis Bacon

09-10-2012

Angry men are blind and foolish, for reason at such time takes flight and, in her absence; wrath plunders all the riches of the intellect, while the judgment remains the prisoner of its own pride.
– Pietro Aretino

08-10-2012

Meanness is incurable; it cannot be cured by old age, or by anything else.
– Aristotle

05-10-2012

To forget one’s ancestors is to be a brook without source, a tree without root.
– Chinese Proverb

04-10-2012

They build too low who build beneath the skies.
– Edward Young

03-10-2012

Though ambition may be a fault in itself, it is often the mother of virtues.
– Quintillian

01-10-2012

It is by attempting to reach the top at a single leap that so much misery is caused in this world.
– William Cobbett

28-9-2012

The ambitious climbs up high and perilous stairs and never cares how to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up his fear of a fall.
– Thomas Adams.

27-9-2012

Some people spend the day in complaining of a headache, and the night in drinking the win that gives it.
– Jonathan Wolfgang Von Goethe

26-9-2012

I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
– Winston Churchill

25-9-2012

Most people say that as you get old, you have to give up things, I think you get old because you give up things.
– Theodore Francis Green

24-9-2012

Grey hair is a sign of age, not wisdom.
– Greek Proverb

21-9-2012

There’s only one way to avoid getting old, and that is to die young.
– Georgia Physician

20-9-2012

The better part of maturity is knowing your goals.
– Arnold Glasow

19-9-2012

If you take all the experience and judgment of men over fifty out of the world, there wouldn’t be enough left to run it.
– Henry Ford

17-9-2012

If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.
– Euripides

14-9-2012

Those who enjoy the large pleasures of advanced age are those who have sacrificed the small pleasures of youth.
– Charles E. Carpenter

13-9-2012

As the fruit ripens, so does man mature; after many rains, suns and blows.
– Jose De La Luzy Caballero

12-9-2012

Old men’s eyes are like old men’s memories, they are strongest for things a long way off.
– George Eliot

11-9-2012

The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you’ll grow out of it.
– Doris Day

10-9-2012

Growing old isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative
– Maurice Chevalier

7-9-2012

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
– Lucille Ball

6-9-2012

Middle age is a time in life That a man first notices in his wife.
– Richard Armour

5-9-2012

While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
– Amos Bronson Alcott

4-9-2012

Many receive advice, only the wise profit by it.
– Publilius Syrus

3-9-2012

Harsh counsels have no effect; they are like hammers which are always repulsed by the anvil.
– Claude-Adrien Helvetius

31-8-2012

Facts are worthless to a man if he has to keep running to somebody else for advice on how to use them.
– Sven Halla

30-8-2012

In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice.
– Winston Churchill

29-8-2012

Advice : The suggestion you give someone else which you hope will work for your benefit.
– Amrbose Bierce

28-8-2012

Listen to everything a man has to say about what he knows, but don’t let him advise you about what he doesn’t know. And usually he doesn’t know too much about what’s best for you.
– Barney Balaban

27-8-2012

There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.

24-8-2012

Advertising is one of the few callings in which it is advisable to pay attention to some one else’s business.
– Howard W. Newton

23-8-2012

People seldom want to walk over you until you lie down.
– Elmer Wheeler

22-8-2012

You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him.
– Booker T. Washington

21-8-2012

Kites rise against, not with the wind. No man has ever worked his passage anywhere in a dead calm.
– John Neal

20-8-2012

Sometimes what a man escapes to is worse than what he escapes from.
– Stan Lynde

17-8-2012

All adverse and depressing influences can be overcome, not by fighting, but by rising above them.
– Charles Caleb Colton

16-8-2012

It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post.
– Cicero

14-8-2012

You will never be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.
– James G. Bilkey

13-8-2012

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
– Anonymous

10-8-2012

We should not only master questions, but also act upon them, and act definitely.

9-8-2012

You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
– J. S. Knox

8-8-2012

Act so that the maxim of your act could be made the principle of a universal law.
-Immanuel Kant

7-8-2012

Life is the faculty of spontaneous activity, the awareness that we have powers.
Immanuel Kant

6-8-2012

We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad on e is the choice of the cause.
– William James

3-8-2012

The world belongs to those who think and act with it, who keep a finger on its pulse.
– William Ralph Inge

2-8-2012

A fellow doesn’t last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
– Carl Hubbell

1-8-2012

Action is thought tempered by illusion.
– Elbert Hubbard

31-7-2012

Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
– William Hazlitt

30-7-2012

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
– William J.H. Boetcker

27-7-2012

Nothing worthwhile ever happens quickly and easily. Realize that work well and worthily done makes life truly worth living.
– Grenville Kleiser

26-7-2012

If well thou hast begun, go on; it is the end that crowns us, not the fight.
– Robert Herrick

25-7-2012

Only a mediocre writer is always at his best.
– Somerset Maugham

24-7-2012

Look out for the fellow who lets you do all the talking.
– Frank McKinney Hubbard American humorist

23-7-212

He is as spineless as a spaghetti.
– Anonymous

20-7-2012

If you want something done, give it to a busy man………..and he will have his secretary do it.
– Anonymous

19-7-2012

We always admire the other fellow more after we have tried to do his job.
– William Feather American author and publisher

18-7-2012

Before you can score, you must first have a goal
– Anonymous

17-7-2012 A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

– Chinese proverb

16-7-2012

If you chase two rabbits both will escape.
– Anonymous

13-7-2012

It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
– Mark Twain

12-7-2012

If absolute power corrupts absolutely, where does that leave God?
– George Deacon

11-7-2012

The continent of Nigeria
– George W Bush

10-7-2012

There are many people who mistake a love of reading with a talent for writing.
– Stanley Ellin

9-7-2012

You know you have really got a problem when you cannot remember the word ” Alzheimer”.
– Paul Erdos

5-7-2012

Show me a great actor and I will show you a lousy husband.
– WC Fields

4-7-2012

Nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide to do it.
– Andrew Young Former Mayor of Atlanta

3-7-2012

A statesman is any politician it’s considered safe to name a school after.
– Bill Vaughan

29-6-2012

If men liked shopping , they would call it research.
– Cynthia Nelms

28-6-2012

We have only one person to blame, and that’s each other.
– Yogi Berra

27-6-2012

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

26-6-2012

Act quickly, think slowly.
– Greek Proverb

25-6-2012

Noble blood is an accident of fortune; noble actions are the chief mark of greatness.
– Careo Goldoni

22-6-2012

Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
– Henri Bergson

21-6-2012

After my screen test, the director clapped his hands gleefully and yelled: “She can’t talk! She can’t act! She’s wonderful!”
– Ava Gardner

20-6-2012

He who finds diamonds must grapple in mud and mire because diamonds are not found in polished stones. They are made.
– Henry B. Wilson

19-6-2012

A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is one who hopes they are.
– Chauncey Depew ( 1834-1928) American lawyer and politician

18-6-2012

He who walks in another’s tracks leaves no footprints.

15-6-2012

America is a land of permanent waves and impermanent wives.
– Brendan Behan

14-6-2012

Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
– Confucius ( 551-479 BC) Chinese philosopher and teacher

13-6-2012

The wise man knows that he knows nothing.
– Socrates, Greek philosopher

12-6-2012

The ten best years of a woman’s life are between the ages of twenty-nine and thirty.
– Peter Weiss ( 1916-82) Swedish author

8-6-2012

Spurts don’t count. The final score makes no mention of a splendid start if the finish proves that you were an also ran.
– Herbert Kaufman

7-6-2012

If you think you’re tops, you won’t do much climbing.
– Arnold Glasow

6-6-2012

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
– Thomas Edison

5-6-2012

A dark horse, which had never been thought of, rushed past the grandstand in sweeping triumph.
– Benjamin Disraeli

4-6-2012

I have always admired the ability to bite off more than once can chew and then chew on it.
– William DeMille

1-6-2012

It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.
– George William Curtis

31-5-2012

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
– Andrew Carnegie

30-5-2012

In the long run, a short cut seldom is.
– Malcolm Forbes

29-5-2012

It’s more fun to arrive at a conclusion than to justify it.
– Malcolm Forbes

28-5-2012

If you offer help to a woman, you’re patronising. If you don’t, you’re a pig.
– Donna McPhail

25-5-2012

When I was made a three-star general, I was congratulated and told,” Two years from now to the day, if we haven’t given you another job or promotion, we expect your resignation on our desk”.
– Colin Powell,four-star general and former US Secretary of State

24-5-2012

Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
– Lord Chesterfield

23-5-2012

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
– Samuel Butler

22-5-2012

“I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything; “I will try” has performed wonders.
George P. Burnham

21-5-2012

The magnificent and the ridiculous are so close that they touch.
Le Bovier Fontenelle

18-5-2012

There is no fact that cannot be vulgarized and presented in a ludicrous light.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

17-5-2012 A real woman has a special attitude to money. If she earns money, it is hers; if her husband earns it, it is theirs.

Joyce Jillsons

16-5-2012

No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism .
Winston Churchill

16-5-2012

I think the law is far too laxative on criminials.
Yogi Berra

15-5-2012

Any politician who lies to the American people should resign.

Bill Clinton

15-5-2012

The ultimate high: A man’s abilities equaling his opinion of ’em.

Malcolm Forbes

14-5-2012

How do you tell a communist? Well it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti -communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Ronald Reagan Former President of the United States of America

14-5-2012

A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.

– English Proverb

11-5-2012

Do you know why men box? Men box because they are trying to win a female’s heart.

– Wladimir Klitschko World heavyweight boxing champion

10-5-2012

The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.

– Confucius

Why join the Navy when you can be a pirate?

– Steve Jobs

Capacity never lacks opportunity. It cannot remain undiscovered because it is sought by too many anxious to use it.

– Bourke Cockran

9-5-2012

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability

– Cicero

8-5-2012

Everybody knows that for Manchester United to get a penalty we need a certificate from the Pope and a personal letter from the Queen.

Alex Ferguson

7-5-2012

The best substitute for experience is being sixteen

– Raymond Duncan
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