Quotes

posted 15 Jul 2011, 07:27 by C S Paul   [ updated 15 Jul 2011, 08:28 ]
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. - Indira Gandhi 

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. - Swedish proverb 

There is nothing wrong with making mistakes. Just don’t respond with encores. 

The door of opportunity won’t open unless you do some pushing. 

True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice. - Martin 
Luther King, Jr. 

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take 
the bus with you when the limo breaks down. - Oprah Winfrey

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't 
have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.

We expect more of ourselves than we have any right to. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who 
make our souls blossom. 

Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring and integrity they think of you.

The real tragedy of life is not being limited to one talent, but failing to use that one talent.
 
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. - 
Will Rogers 

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up. - Jesse Jackson 

Life is a promise; fulfill it. - Mother Teresa 

"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life." – Anon 

"People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents." – Andrew Carnegie, Industrialist

If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are an excellent leader. – Dolly Parton Entertainer

"Stop stewing and start doing!" – Denis Waitley

"No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come." – Victor Hugo

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

"Goals are like stepping-stones to the stars. They should never be used to put a ceiling or a limit on achievement." – Denis Waitley

"What we learn with pleasure we never forget." – Alfred Mercier

"The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity." – Zig Ziglar

"The impossible is often the untried." – Jim Goodwin

"A person all wrapped up in himself makes a very small package." – Anon

"He who throws mud loses ground." – Anon

"The older we get the more we realize that service to others is the only way to stay happy. If we do nothing to benefit others, we will do nothing to benefit ourselves." – Carl Holmes

"People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner of later to find time for illness." – John Wanamaker

"Failing to prepare is preparing to fail." – John Wooden

"Reputation is what you are in the light; character is what you are in the dark." – American Proverb

"Nothing would be done at all if a man or woman waited until they could do it so well that no one could find fault with it." – John Henry Newman

"Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes" – Emily Dickinson