Words of Wisdom

posted 6 Sep 2012, 08:55 by C S Paul   [ updated 6 Sep 2012, 08:55 ]

Words of Wisdom

"A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for." — William Shedd

"Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy." — Brian Tracy

"Living consciously involves being genuine; it involves listening and responding to others honestly and openly; it involves being in the moment." — Sidney Poitier

"Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury." — E. H. Chapin

"You can't shake hands with a clenched fist." — Golda Meir

"Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up." — Robert Frost

"I am grateful for all of my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties." — J.C. Penney

"It's better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret." — Jacki Joyner-Kersee

Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock." — Ben Hecht

"You miss 100% of the shots you never take." — Wayne Gretzky, Hockey Great

"Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible" — St. Francis of Assisi

"Without God there is no virtue because there is no prompting of the conscience ... without God there is a coarsening of the society; without God democracy will not and cannot long endure ... If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a Nation gone under." — Ronald Reagan

The Only Way to Get Love

The only way to get love is to be lovable. It's very irritating if you have a lot of money. You'd like to think you could write a check: I'll buy a million dollars' worth of love.' But it doesn't work that way. The more you give love away, the more you get.  Warren Buffett