Friday, January 28, 2011

Quote Garden


Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.  ~Thomas √† Kempis, Imitation of Christ, c.1420

You've got a lot of choices.  If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you're not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice.  ~Steven D. Woodhull

If you don't like how things are, change it!  You're not a tree.  ~Jim Rohn


Give thanks for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow.  ~Fernanda Miramontes-Landeros

Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must. 
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Now that it's all over, what did you really do yesterday that's worth mentioning? 
~Coleman Cox

Laziness will cause you pain.  ~
Slogan on T-shirt worn at the Vee Arnis Jitsu School of Self-Defense

Do not confuse your vested interests with ethics.  Do not identify the enemies of your privilege with the enemies of humanity. 
~Max Lerner, Actions and Passions, 1949

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. 
~Victor Hugo

We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.  ~
William James

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.  ~Leo Aikman

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.  ~Jimmy Johnson

What a strange narrowness of mind now is that, to think the things we have not known are better than the things we have known.  ~Samuel Johnson

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