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Posted on 2004.12.09 at 12:31
To have what we want is riches, but to do without is power. - George Macdonald

Patience is power; With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes silk. - Chinese proverb

Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will have the patience to do difficult things easily. - Schiller (yes!)

Concentration is my motto - First Honesty, then Industry, then Concentration. - Andrew Carnegie

Man stays wise as long as he searches for wisdom; As soon as he thinks he has found it, he becomes a fool. - Talmud

No man is so insignificant as to be sure his example can do no hurt. - Lord Clarendon

Man is an immitative creature, and woever is foremost leads the herd. - Johann Von Schiller (yuck!)

Experience is not what happens to you, It is what you do with what happens to you. - Aldous Huxley

Do you know that the ready concession of minor points is a part of the grace of life? - Henry Harland

People forget how fast you did a job - but they remember how well you did it. - Howard W. Newton

It is not enough to be industrious; So are the ants. What are you industrious about? - Henry Thoreau

Snobbery is the pride of those who are not sure of their position. - Berton Bradley.

Woman begins by blocking a man's advances and ends bocking his retreats. - some unknown

A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art. Louis Nizer

The value of money is that with it we can tell any man to go to the devil - Somerset Maugham.

Ideas die quickly in some heads because they can't stand the solitary confinement. - source obscure - ironically

When you're down and out, something always turns up - and it's usually the noses of your friends. - Orson Welles

Adam blamed Eve, Eve blamed the Serpent, and the Serpent hadn't a leg to stand on. - unknown

It is the hardest thing in the world to be a good thinker without being a good self-examiner. - Shaftsbury

The busy world sometimes forgets that we need sympathy in out happiness as well as sorrow. - C. Hanford Henderson

It is not worthwhile to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar. - Henry Thoreau - (the first man of American environmentalism, is now wrong)

The optimist proclaims we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true. - James Cabell

The first lesson in civics is that good government begins at home. - Charles Evans Hughs

Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself. - Richard Nixon (hah!)

After the verb "To Love", "To Help" is the most beautiful verb in the world. - Berthoa Von Suttner

Unless you can look interested when you are bored you will never be a success socially. - source unknown

I will have nothing to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath. - Aemo

The greater our knowledge increases, the more our ignorance unfolds. - JFK

No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next. - Edward W. Howe

To seize the flying thought before it escapes us is our only touch with reality. - Ellen Glasgow (isn't that beautiful?!)

All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last. - Edward W. Howe

The man who can smile when things go wrong has thought of someone he can blame it on. - Arthur Bloch

Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears. - Robert Sarnoff

The surest way to doom yourself to an increasingly worse future is to develop an ungrateful spirit. - John Miller (dedicated to the Guilford girls)

I never dared be a radical when young for fear it would make me a conservative when old. - Robert Frost

I never said all Democrats were saloon-keepers; What I said was all saloon-keepers are Democrats. - Horace Greeley

Money can't buy you friends. But you do get a better class of enemies. - Somers White


guinnesspunk95 at 2004-12-09 22:57 (UTC) (Lien)

Nicely done

Good quotes... I like them all pretty much!
where hypotheses come to die
madman101 at 2004-12-10 00:27 (UTC) (Lien)

Re: Nicely done

Hey cool. I tried to organise them but ran out of time half way through. Hey I had a punk with a pink mohawk in the back of my skamobile the other night... Progress.
guinnesspunk95 at 2004-12-10 01:43 (UTC) (Lien)

Re: Nicely done

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