Thoughtful Quotes page 11
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.Aldous Huxley
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.Mark Twain
You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel as if you've lost a friend.
A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. 'I reckon,' he asid, with a twinkle in his eye, 'It's because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried.Dorothea Kent
The quickest way to end a war is to lose it.George Orwell
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.John F. Kennedy
We must either find a way or make one.Hannibal
What is Courage?
Hearing more than others think is wise;
risking more than others think is safe;
dreaming more than others think is practical;
expecting more than others think possible."Admiral Arleigh Burke's Address on Integrity?
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.Joel Barker
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.Anais Nin
People are divided into two groups - the righteous and the unrighteous - and the righteous do the dividing.Lord Cohen
Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.Mary Ellen Kelly
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.Virginia Woolf
Don't drown the man who taught you to swim.English Proverb
"Weapons are the tools of violence;
all decent men detest them.
Weapons are the tools of fear;
a decent man will avoid them
except in the direst necessity
and, if compelled, will use them
only with the utmost restraint.
Peace is his highest value.
If the peace has been shattered,
how can he be content?
His enemies are not demons,
but human beings like himself.
He doesn't wish them personal harm.
Nor does he rejoice in victory.
How could he rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
He enters a battle gravely,
with sorrow and with great compassion,
as if he were attending a funeral."
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
Never exaggerate your faults. Your friends will attend to that.Robert C. Edwards
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.Lao-Tzu
Let us all be happy and live within our means, even if we have to borrow money to do it.Artemus Ward
I have found little that is good about human beings. In my experience most of them are trash.Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
I don't believe in stereotypes, I prefer to hate people on a more personal basis
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