Sunday, October 01, 2006

Quotes Collection 1

A collection of some of my favorite quotes:

Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
-Julie Andrews

Do you know the hallmark of the second-rater? It is resentment of another man’s achievement.
-Ayn Rand

Enthusiasm signifies God in us.
-Madame De Stael

You can never do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

After you’ve done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years, look at it with suspicion. And after 10 years, throw it away and start all over.
-A. Perlman, NYCR President

Being in the music business is like being a football coach.
You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it’s important.
-Adapted from a quote by Eugene McCarthy

Diplomacy is the art of saying “Nice doggie” until you can find a rock.
-Will Rogers

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.
-Robert Louis Stevenson

Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value.
-Albert Einstein

Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.
-Malcom Forbes

Happiness make up in height for what it lacks in length.
-Robert Frost

If it sounds good, it is good.
-Louis Armstrong

Whoever will listen will hear the speaking Heaven. This is definitely not the hour when men take kindly to an exhortation to listen, for listening is not today a part of popular religion. We are at the opposite end of the pole from there, Religion has accepted the monstrous heresy that noise, size, activity and bluster make a man dear to God. But we may take heart. To a people caught in the tempest of the last great conflict God says, "Be still, and know that I am God", and still He says it, as if He means to tell us that our strength and safety lie not in noise but in silence.
-AW Tozer

Opportunities multiply as they are seized; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
-John Wicker

Everyman is enthusiastic at times. One man has it for 30 minutes; another man has it for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success in life.
-Edward B. Butler

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