April 19, 2010

Quotes 4/19/10

Lost time is never found again.
Benjamin Franklin

Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.
Bertolt Brecht

Life is hard. After all, it kills you.
Katharine Hepburn

I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back.
Henny Youngman

March 8, 2010

Quotes 3/8/10

Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence ... the grass is greenest where it is watered.
Robert Fulghum

All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
John Ruskin

February 26, 2010

Quotes 2/26/10

In Russia we only had two TV channels. Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One.
Yakov Smirnoff

It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.

Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.
Judy Garland

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company
George Washington

February 17, 2010

Quotes 2/17/10

A teacher affects eternity. He can never tell where his influence stops.
Henry Adams

Even the wisest counsel is useless when it is unheeded.
Stephanie Barron

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn vos Savant

Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.
Les Brown

I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work.
Thomas Alva Edison

February 5, 2010

Quotes 2/5/10

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

Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.
Charles Lindbergh

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce

When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.
Henry J Kaiser

January 28, 2010

Quotes 1/28/10

No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.

I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
Winston Churchill

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

There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
Douglas Adams

January 11, 2010

Quotes 1/11/10

I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There's a knob called 'brightness', but it doesn't work.

A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
Joey Adams

It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
Harry S. Truman

January 8, 2010

Quotes 1/8/10

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain

Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are part of nature and therefore part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.
Max Planck

December 29, 2009

Quotes 12/29/09

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Gustave Flaubert

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Thomas Jefferson

December 1, 2009

Quotes 12/1/09

Which painting in the National Gallery would I save if there was a fire? The one nearest the door of course.
George Bernard Shaw

Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway.
John Wayne

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
Henry Ford

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
Isaac Asimov