Monday, October 02, 2006

Quotes Collection 2

A collection of some of my favorite quotes:

The sun is new each day.

Everything is miraculous. It is miraculous that one does not melt in one’s bath.
-Pablo Picasso

One day in retrospect the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
-Sigmund Freud

Experience is not what happens to you, but what you make of what happens to you.
-Aldous Huxley

Better a little fire to warm us than a great one to burn us.
-Thomas Fuller

A common danger unites even the bitterest of enemies.

In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat: but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step towards victory. This is one great reason for the utmost tolerance of a variety of opinion.
-Alfred North Whitehead

If you should put even a little on a little, and should do this often, soon this too would become big.

It is not enough to fight. It is the spirit which we bring to the fight that decides the issue. It is morale that wins the victory.
-George C. Marshall

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?
-Marcel Marceau

A man who is always ready to believe what is told him will never do well, especially a businessman.

The whole secret of the teacher’s force lies in the conviction that men are convertible.

How can you tell what is important to a man? They are the things he makes time for.

I have studied the enemy all my life. I have read the memoirs of his generals and his leaders, I have even read his philosophers and listened to his music. I have studied in detail the account of every damned one of his battles. I know exactly how he will react under any given set of circumstances. And he hasn’t the slightest idea of when I’m going to whip the hell out of him.
-General George S. Patton

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