Quotes

Confucius What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Franklin D. Roosevelt True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.
Confucius There are three things which the superior man guards against. In youth...lust. When he is strong...quarrelsomeness. When he is old...covetousness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.
C.S. Lewis Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
William Shakespeare We do not keep the outward form of order, where there is deep disorder in the mind.
Japanese Proverb Fall down seven times, get up eight.
Charles Foundyller Everyone realized that Computervision stock was the golden goose. But one grabbed the leg, another grabbed a wing, another got the neck, all pulling hard, and they realize now they could kill the goose if they keep this up.
Bill Gates Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Paul Tillich Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.
Gustave Flaubert The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.
Muhammad Ali Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Author Unknown A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
Calvin Coolidge Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you.
Thomas Hobbes All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called \Facts\". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain."
Cuban Proverb Cheese, wine, and a friend must be old to be good.
Saint Ambrose When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.
Cokie Roberts Washington DC is the only place in America where people put bumper stickers on their cars the day *after* the election.
Warren Buffett I violated the Noah rule: Predicting rain doesn?t count; building arks does.
Dr. Seuss If you have a brain in your head and feet in your shoes, you can steer youeself in any direction you choose.
Charlie McCarthy Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
Herodotus Haste in every business brings failures.
Reinhold Niebuhr Frantic orthodoxy is never rooted in faith but in doubt. It is when we are unsure that we are doubly sure.
Abraham Lincoln The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
Stephen Nachmanovitch The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.

Pages