Favorite Quotes

“Life is like a B-movie. You don’t want to leave in the middle of it, but you don’t want to see it again”– Ted Turner

“The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything” Albert Einstein

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor” Truman Capote

“It is a dangerous thing to ask why someone else has been given more. It is humbling– and indeed healthy– to ask why you have been given so much.”  Condoleezza Rice

“A coward dies a thousand deaths, a brave man only one” Shakespeare. Julius Caesar

“It’s difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow”  Robert H. Goddard

“You cannot kill time without injuring eternity” Henry David Thoreau

“Prejudicies, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.” Charlotte Bronte

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls, and it looks like work.” Thomas A. Edison

“Doin’ nothing’s a dangerous occupation.” Robert Bolt

“There is a difference between being convinced and being stubborn. I’m not certain what the difference is, but I do know that if you butt your head against a stone wall long enough, at some point you realize the wall is stone and that your head is flesh and blood.” Maya Angelou

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” Charles Kingsley

“To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is imporrible for talent is the mark of genius.” Henri-Frederic Amiel

“It matters immensely. The slightest sound matters. The most momentary rhythm matters. You can do as you please, yet everything matters.” Wallace Stevens

“We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselves.” Eric Hoffer

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” Helen Keller

“History never looks like history when you’re living through it. It always looks confusing and messy, and it always feels uncomfortable.” John W. Gardner

“It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.” J.M. Barre




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