Monday, April 24, 2006

Some Quotes I Like...

"Lost time is never found again."--Benjamin Franklin

"The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last in it, and not be smashed by it."--Ernest Hemingway

"I bend, but I do not break."--Jean de La Fontaine

“You cannot plan the future by the past." --Edmund Burke

"We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing it."--William Hazlitt

"Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid." --Lady Bird Johnson

"Nothing is interesting if you're not interested."--Helen MacInness

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going."--Beverly Sills

"I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well."--Diane Ackerman

"The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions." --John A. Simone Jr.

"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook."--William James

"Distance doesn't matter; it's only the first step that is difficult."--Marquise du Delfand

"The first blow is half the battle."--Oliver Goldsmith

"He who has begun is half done."--Horace

“To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting."--Edmund Burke

"When we read too fast or too slowly, we understand nothing."--Blasie Pascal

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."--Richard Steele

"If you are afraid of your future, you don't have a present." --James Petersen

"Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in the world that just don't add up."--James Magary

"The computer is a moron." --Peter Drucker

"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart."--Robert G. Ingersoll

“You don’t love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her.”

“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”
--James Baldwin


Elizabeth McClung said...

These are my quotes for the day:

"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorius triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."

Theodore Roosevelt

"Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues."

Anatole France

Am I in a happy place - you betcha!

Elizabeth McClung said...

"The first blow is half the battle."--Oliver Goldsmith

This man does so not fence! - I will take this down to the club for a few laughs.

elizabeth said...

Yeah - I thought you might like that one!