Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Quotes Collection 3

A collection of some of my favorite quotes:

The two common reasons for losing are not knowing you’re competing in the first place, and not knowing with whom you really are competing.
-Philip Simborg, Grubb & Ellis Company

Maybe this world is another planet’s hell.
-Aldous Huxley

He was a bold man who first ate an oyster.
-Jonathan Swift 1745

There are two kinds of work: First, altering the position of matter at or near the earth’s surface relative to other matter. Second, telling other people to do so.
-Bertrand Russell 1970, English philosopher, mathematician and social reformer

Good enough never is.
-Debbi Fields, Founder, Mrs. Fields Cookies

Anyone can become angry-that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way- that is not easy.

See everything. Overlook a great deal. Improve a little.
-Pope John XXIII

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.
-Father James Keller (1900-1977), Founder, The Christophers

Sometimes I get the feeling the whole world is against me, but deep down I know that’s not true. Some of the smaller countries are neutral.
-Robert Orben

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery?… I know not what course others may take, but, as for me give me liberty or give me death!
-Patrick Henry

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
-Virgina Woolf

There is nothing wrong with making mistakes. Just don’t respond with encores.

A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
-Edward Bulwer-Lytton

It is best to do thinks systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy. -Hesiod

Rome didn't create a great empire by having meetings. They did it by killing all those that opposed them.

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