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November 30, 2006 2:50am CST
Hello my friends, These are from great leaders.Kathy/simikathy.com Words of Wisdom 1. Patience and perserverence have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. John Quincy Adams 2. Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Addison 3. People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to. George Allen 4. Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind. George Allen 5. The road of life can only reveal itself as it is traveled; each turn in the road reveals a surprise. Man's future is hidden. Anon. 6. If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy. Anon. 7. Knowledge becomes wisdom only after it has been put to practical use. Anon. 8. Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one. Anon. 9. Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others. Anon. 10. Life is a continual process of remaking ourselves. Anon. 11. Crises bring out the best in the best of us, and the worst in the worst of us. Anon. 12. Well done is better than well said. Anon. 13. Time spent in getting even would be better spent in getting ahead. Anon. 14. Think highly of yourself, for the world takes you at your own estimate. Anon. 15. In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities. Janos Arany 16. I count him braver who conquers his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victort is the victory over self. Aristotle 17. Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain. Marcus Aurelius 1. You teach best what you most need to learn. Richard Bach 2. You wake up in the morning, and your purse is magically filled with twenty-four hours of unmanufactured tissue of the universe of your life! It is yours. It is the most precious of possessions. No one can take it from you. And no one receives either more or less than you receive. Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett 3. Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. Josh Billings 4. The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind. William Blake 5. What is now proved was once only imagined. William Blake 6. Basic research is what I am doing when I don't know what I'm doing. Wernher von Braun 7. Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for? Robert Browning 8. Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice: It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. William Jennings Bryan 9. Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. Buddha 10. Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison. Buddha 11. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. Edward Bulwer-Lytton 12. Everyday happiness means getting up in the morning, and you can't wait to finish your breakfast. You can't wait to do your exercises. You can't wait to put on your clothes. You can't wait to get out - and you can't wait to come home, because the soup is hot. George Burns 13. Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used. Richard E. Byrd 1. When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed its point. Maria Callas 2. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none. Thomas Carlyle 3. Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. Dale Carnegie 4. In man, the things which are not measurable are more important than those which are measurable. Alexis Carrel 5. Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge. Alexis Carrel 6. The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or woman. Willa Cather 7. A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience. Miguel de Cervantes 8. The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Allan K. Chalmers 9. When you get a thing the way you want it, leave it alone. Winston Churchill 10. We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm. Winston Churchill 11. We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill 12. Poetry: the best words in the best order. Samuel Taylor Coleridge 13. Look for a long time at what pleases you, and for a longer time at what pains you. Colette 14. Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time, which every day produces, and which most men throw away, but which nevertheless will make at the end of it no small deduction for the life of man. C. C. Colton 15. He that thinks himself the wisest is generally the least so. C.C. Colton 16. Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. Confucius 17. A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door. Confucius 18. He who asks a question may be a fool for five minutes. But he who never asks a question remains a fool forever. Tom J. Connelly 19. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence and determination. Calvin Coolidge 20. To win without risk is to triumph without glory. Pierre Corneille 21. I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work the more of it I seem to have. Coleman Cox 22. There are no athiests in foxholes. William T. Cummings 1. As A general rule, people marry most hapily with their own kind. The trouble lies in the fact that people usually marry at an age where they do not really know what their own kind is. Robertson Davies 2. Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of the imagination. John Dewey, from The Quest For Certainty 3. Knowledge must be gained by ourselves. Mankind may supply us with the facts; but the results, even if they agree with previous ones, must be the work of our mind. Benjamin Disraeli 4. Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius. Benjamin Disraeli 5. Through perserverence many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure. Benjamin Disraeli 6. A man who loses his money, gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better. Benjamin Disraeli 7. Death comes equally to us all, and makes us all equal when it comes. John Donne 8. It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the more important. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1. Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. Thomas Alva Edison 2. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninty-nine percent perspiration. Thomas Alva Edison 3. Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastry demands all of a person. Albert Einstein 4. The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives. Albert Einstein 5. I don't know what will be used in the next world war, but the 4th will be fought with stones. A. Einstein 6. The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed. Albert Einstein 7. Nothing is as good as it seems beforehand. George Eliot 8. There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music. George Eliot 9. Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him. Ralph Waldo Emerson 10. Life is a successon of lessons, which must be lived to be understood. Ralph Waldo Emerson 11. Skill to do comes of doing. Ralph Waldo Emerson 12. A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree; or draw a child by studying the outlines of its form merely . . . but by watching for a time his motions and plays, the painter enters into his nature and can then draw him at every attitude, Ralph Waldo Emerson 13. What lies behind us and lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson 14. Life is a progress, and not a station. Ralph Waldo Emerson 15. To fill the hour-that is happiness. Ralph Waldo Emerson 16. There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary. Emmanuel 17. It is better to be silent, and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt. Silvan Engel 18. No man is free who is not master of himself. Epictetus 19. Do not mistake a child for his symptom. Erik Erikson 20. Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent. Euripides 1. You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself. Harvey Firestone 2. A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness. Fontenelle 3. There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can. Henry Ford 4. You cannot build a reputation on what you are going to do. Henry Ford 5. 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