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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Affluence Quotes

Quotes about Affluence

  • Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are utterly miserable.
  • Affluence separates people. Poverty knits 'em together. You got some sugar and I don't; I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour; well, I'll give you some of mine.
  • He is now rising from affluence to poverty.  Mark Twain 

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Adaptability Quotes

Quotes about Adapting

  • You have control over how you handle your success, as well as your failures, and what you take from each. You have control over your willingness to adapt to life as it unfolds itself to you.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Unplugged Quotes

Quotes about Unplugged
  • On vacation, I totally unplug. I don't bring a laptop with me.  Will Wright 
  • I have those moments with my kids and family where we try to unplug and just be in the moment. We put everything else to the side and just be there with our family.  Soleil Moon Frye 

Pursuit Quotes

Quotes about Pursuit

  • The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it. CP Snow
  • The U.S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself. Benjamin Franklin
  • The more importance that is placed on possessions in the pursuit of happiness, The more distance there is placed between happiness and the pursuer!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Speaking Quotes

Quotes about Speaking

  • My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. Jimmy Durante
  • Whatever is in the heart will come up to the tongue. William Shakespeare
  • Words are only painted fire; a book is the fire itself. Mark Twain

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Ambition Quotes

Quotes about Ambition

  • Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Mark Twain
  • While Jesus can make you wonderfully healthy, He has no ambition to make you normal. Erwin McManus
  • Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no ambition corrupt thee, no example sway thee, no persuasion move thee to do anything which thou knowest to be evil; so thou shalt live jollily, for a good conscience is a continual Christmas. Benjamin Franklin
  • Failure is only postponed success as long as courage "coaches" ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. Herbert Kaufman
  • The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it, put your whole soul into it - every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have. John D. Rockefeller III
  • All I would tell people is to hold onto what was individual about themselves, not to allow their ambition for success to cause them to try to imitate the success of others. You've got to find it on your own terms. Harrison Ford (1942-) American Actor
  • Most persons would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Perpetuation Quotes

Quotes about Perpetuate

  • It was an ongoing struggle to say no, I don't want to be a part of the perpetuation of this stereotype. John Amos
  • On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions. Daniel Webster 
  • The great work must inevitably be obscure, except to the very few, to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary. Henry Miller 
  • The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry. Richard Dawkins 

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Prayer Quotes

Quotes about prayer

  • A man may study because his brain is hungry for knowledge, even Bible knowledge. But he prays because his soul is hungry for God. Leonard Ravenhill 
  • If we would talk less and pray more about them, things would be better than they are in the world: at least, we should be better enabled to bear them. John Owen
  • Pray hardest when it is hardest to pray Bishop Charles H. Brent
  • Pray, and let God worry. Martin Luther
  • A prayerless soul is a Christless soul. Charles H. Spurgeon 
  • As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us. As long as I can I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us. Sascha, posted on Motivating Moments 
  • God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer. Mother Teresa
  • Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy, Whose trust, ever childlike, no cares could destroy, Be there at our waking, and give us, we pray, Your bliss in our hearts, Lord, at the break of the day. Jan Struther 
  • Lord please give me the patience to listen, the courage to speak, the honor to follow, and the wisdom to lead.
  • Never undertake anything for which you would not have the courage to ask the blessing of Heaven. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
  • Pray for a good harvest, but keep on plowing. Nancy Otto
  • Prayer wonderfully clears the vision; steadies the nerves; defines duty; stiffens the purpose; sweetens and strengthens the spirit. S. D. Gordon
  • Prayer: Don't give God instructions -- just report for duty!
  • The value of consistent prayer is not that He will hear us, but that we will hear Him. William McGill
  • There is not in the world a kind of life more sweet and delightful than that of a continual conversation with God. Brother Lawrence 
  • To pray is to change. Richard Foster
  • We who by our prayers destroy all demons which stir up wars, violate oaths, and disturb the peace are of more help to the emperors than those who seem to be doing the fighting. Origen
  • Wishing will never be a substitute for prayer. Ed Cole
  • You can do more than pray, but can't do more until you pray.
  • If the church wants a better preacher, it only needs to pray for the one it has.
  • People wont get on your nerves if they're on you heart! "God forbid I sin against the Lord by not praying for you" 1 Sam 12:2
  • Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positi
  • vely. Pursue persistently. William A. Ward
  • For the rest of my life I'm going to trust that God is always at work in all things, and give him thanks long before my simplest prayers are answered. Nancy Parker Brummett
  • The only way to worry about nothing is to pray about everything. Unknown

Inner Voice Quotes

Quotes about the inner voice

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Affection Quotes

Quotes about Affection & Love

  • A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself. Josh Billings
  • A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others. The Wizard to the Tin Man
  • A life filled with love must have some thorns, but a life empty of love will have no roses.
  • A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world: everyone you meet is your mirror. Ken Keyes Jr.
  • Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. Jeanne Moreau
  • Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu
  • Better to love God and die unknown than to love the world and be a hero; better to be content with poverty than to die a slave to wealth; better to have taken some risks and lost than to have done nothing and succeeded at it. Erwin W. Lutzer
  • Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people. Sigmund Freud
  • Every experience of accepting love strengthens the muscles of the personality. Jean Illsley Clarke & Connie Dawson (Growing Up Again)
  • Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the window which hope has opened. Charles Spurgeon
  • Falling in love ... I think you're supposed to get shot with an arrow or something, but the rest of it isn't supposed to be so painful. Manuel (age 8 )
  • Falling in love is like an avalanche where you have to run for your life. John (age 9)
  • Families are about love overcoming emotional torture. Matt Groening
  • Fill every thought with determination, Every step with courage and every word with love. unknown
  • For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. Rainer Maria Rilke
  • God, who needs nothing, loves into existence wholly superfluous creatures in order that he may love and perfect them C. S. Lewis
  • Happiness comes when you believe in what you are doing, know what you are doing, and love what you are doing. Brian Tracy
  • He loves each one of us, as if there were only one of us. St. Augustine of Hippo
  • He loves nature in spite of what it did to him. Forrest Tucker
  • I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love. Mother Teresa
  • I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. Rita Rudner
  • I love mankind; it's people I can't stand Woody Paige
  • I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. Og Mandino
  • I will make love my greatest weapon and none on who I call can defend against its force....My love will melt all hearts liken to the sun whose rays soften the coldest day. Og Mandino
  • If falling in love is anything like learning how to spell, I don't want to do it. It takes too long. Glenn (age 7)
  • If I limit the love I give to just one or two, it will eventually go stale. If I learn to create love inside my heart and silently give it to everyone I meet, love will grace every corner of my life. unknown
  • If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? Woody Paige
  • If there is one thing upon this earth that mankind love and admire better than another, it is a brave man, it is the man who dares to look the devil in the face and tell him he is a devil. James A. Garfield
  • If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa
  • If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I. Michel de Montaigne
  • If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate. Nikka, age 6
  • If you would be loved, love, and be lovable. Ben Franklin
  • In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love. Marc Chagall (1887-1985) Artist
  • It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not. Andre Gide
  • It is easier to love humanity than to love your neighbor. Eric Hoffer
  • It's been lovely but I have to scream now Woody Paige
  • Jesus took the command to love our neighbor as we love ourselves, and pushed the definition of who is our neighbor, out, out, and still further out, until it reached to the ends of the earth and included all of humanity - all of God's children. Alvin Alexsi Currier
  • Know this: though love is weak and hate is strong, Yet hate is short, and love is very long. Kenneth Boulding
  • Let us plant dates--even though we who plant them will never eat them....We must live by the love of what we will never see. Ruben Alves (Theologian)
  • Life is a journey, and love is what makes that journey worthwhile. unknown
  • Life is the flower for which love is the honey. --Victor Hugo (1802-1885) Novelist and dramatist
  • Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so. David Grayson
  • Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross. William Barclay
  • Love cures people, the ones who receive love and the ones who give it, too. Dr. Karl Menninger
  • Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. James Baldwin
  • Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. Franklin P. Jones
  • Love is a fruit. A fruit of whom? Of your hard work? Of your deep faith? Of your rigorous resolve? No. Love is a fruit of the Spirit of God. "The Spirit produces the fruit" (Gal. 5:22, NCV). Max Lucado (A Love Worth Giving)
  • Love is an attachment to something or someone that eventually welds itself to the heart... Doug Firebaugh
  • Love is by far the most important thing of all. Brian Tracy
  • Love is like the measles: We all have to go through it.
  • Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket, or a holding pattern over Philadelphia. Judith Viorst
  • Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained. C. S. Lewis
  • Love is that condition in which The happiness of another person Is essential to your own. unknown
  • Love is what is left of a relationship after all the selfishness has been removed.
  • Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. Josh Billings (1818 - 1885)
  • Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile. Sean Connery
  • Love must be learned again and again... Hate needs no instruction, but waits only to be provoked. Katherine Anne Porter
  • Love of our neighbor consists of three things: to desire the greater good of everyone, to do what good we can when we can, and to bear, excuse and hide others' faults. St. John Vianney
  • Love should be a verb, not a noun. Denis Waitley
  • Love stretches your heart and makes you big inside. Margaret Walker
  • Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. James Baldwin
  • Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries. Corita Kent
  • Love thy neighbor as yourself, but choose your neighborhood. Louise Beal
  • Love will find you, even if you are trying to hide from it. I been trying to hide from it since I was five, but the girls keep finding me. Dave (age 8)
  • Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. Lucille Ball
  • Love's a choice. Make wise decisions. Shellie R. Warren
  • More light than we can learn, more wealth than we can treasure, more love than we can earn, more peace than we can measure, because one Child is born.
  • My liberty as a Christian should always be supremely shackled by the love I am commanded to have towards another. Avery D. Miller
  • No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever. Francois Muriac
  • O tell her, brief is life but love is long. Lord Alfred Tennyson
  • One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until maybe you fall in again. Judith Viorst
  • One can give without loving, but one cannot love without giving. Amy Carmichael
  • Our Creator would never have made such lovely days and have given us the deep hearts to enjoy them unless we were meant to be immortal. Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Our sweetest experiences of affection are meant to point us to that realm which is the real and endless home of the heart. Henry Ward Beecher
  • Put love first. Entertain thoughts that give life and when a thought or resentment, or hurt, or fear comes your way, have another thought that is more powerful a thought that is love. Mary Manin Morrissey
  • The absolute value of love makes life worth while, and so makes Man's strange and difficult situation acceptable. Love cannot save life from death; but it can fulfill life's purpose. Arnold J. Toynbee (1889-1975) Historian
  • The age of your heart is the age of what you love. Marcel Prévost (1862-1941); French writer
  • The art of love... is largely the art of persistence. Albert Ellis
  • The best portion of a good man's life is the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. William Wordsworth (1770-1850) English poet
  • The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people. G.K. Chesterton
  • The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish Dramatist and Poet
  • The days are too short even for love; how can there be enough time for quarreling? Margaret Gatty
  • The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him. Blaise Pascal
  • The love of God is one of the great realities of the universe, a pillar upon which the hope of the world rests. But it is a personal, intimate thing too. God does not love populations, He loves people. He loves not masses, but men. A. W. Tozer
  • The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both. --James Michener
  • The noble love of Jesus impels a man to do great things, and stirs him up to be always longing for what is more perfect. Thomas à Kempis
  • The only thing that you can never have too much of is love. Brian Tracy
  • The soul needs friendship, the heart needs love. Ed Habib
  • The Spirit of God first imparts love; he next inspires hope, and then gives liberty; and this is about the last thing we have in many of our churches. Dwight L. Moody
  • There is nothing we can do to make God love us more; there is nothing we can do to make God love us less. Philip Yancey
  • There is only misfortune in not being loved; there is misery in not loving. Albert Camus
  • Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young. A.W. Pinero
  • To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind. William Hazlitt (1778-1830) English Essayist
  • To live a little, you've got to love a whole lot. Love turns the ordinary into the extraordinary. Life is a gift we're given each and every day. Dream about tomorrow, but live for today. Don't wait for tomorrow. Make memories today. Life is for Living. unknown
  • To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. David Viscott, M.D.
  • To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose the next best. William M. Thackeray
  • To love God is the greatest of virtues; to be loved by God is the greatest of blessings. Portuguese Proverb
  • To love is to be vulnerable C.S. Lewis
  • To love, and to be hurt often, and to love again - this is the brave and happy life. J.E. Buchrose
  • To worship is to quicken the conscience by the holiness of God, to feed the mind with the truth of God, to purge the imagination by the beauty of God, to open the heart to the love of God, to devote the will to the purpose of God. William Temple
  • Trouble is a part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough. Dinah Shore
  • True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing. Leanna L. Bartram
  • Truth is not a virtue unless it is given with love! Pete Welsh
  • We all need love, but we need it most when we deserve it least--when we have sinned against someone, when we have made poor choices, when we have failed. In these situations, ordinary love must become extra-ordinary love. Barbara Rosberg
  • We are all pencils in the hand of a writing God, who is sending love letters to the world. Mother Teresa
  • We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present. Marianne Williamson (A Return to Love)
  • We can do no great things, only small things with great love. Mother Teresa
  • We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love. Mother Theresa
  • We cheerfully assume that in some mystic way love conquers all, that good outweighs evil in the just balances of the universe and that at the eleventh hour something gloriously triumphant will prevent the worst before it happens. Brooks Atkinson
  • We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made. M. Acklam
  • We grow old as soon as we cease to love and trust. Madame de Choiseul
  • We love the Lord, of course, but we often wonder what He finds in us. Ed Howe
  • We need someone to believe in us -- if we do well, we want our work commended, our faith corroborated. The individual who thinks well of you, who keeps his mind on your good qualities, and does not look for your flaws, is your friend. Who is my brother? I'll tell you: he is the one who recognizes the good in me. Elbert Hubbard
  • We spend too much time looking for the right person to love or finding fault with those we already love, when instead we should be perfecting the love we give.
  • What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be. Ellen Burstyn
  • What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. Mother Teresa
  • What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork. Pearl Bailey
  • When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. Charles Reade
  • When the people we love are stolen from us, the only way to keep them is to never stop loving them. People die, buildings burn, but eternal love lasts forever, Anonymous
  • When you care about other people, you are more likely to know how to really love, and how to be loved back. Laura Shipler Chico (Social worker)
  • Whoever said love is blind is dead wrong. Love is the only thing that lets us see each other with the remotest accuracy, Martha Beck (Expecting Adam)
  • Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love. Aristotle
  • Without real love there is no music, No songs, no stories worth singing about. Kenneth Edmonds
  • You can't make someone love you, all you can do is be someone who can be loved, the rest is up to the person to realize your worth.
  • You can't put a price tag on love, but you can on all its accessories. Melanie Clark
  • You must feel love within, before you can share it. Denis Waitley
  • Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
  • Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent protects you from age. - Jeanne Moreau
  • Better to have loved a short man than never to have loved a tall. - David Chambless

Frustration Quotes

Quotes about Frustration

  • If you wish to be a leader you will be frustrated, for very few people wish to be led. If you aim to be a servant, you will never be frustrated. FRANK F. WARREN
  • Even though times of transition are tough, the riches of refinement are worth the pain of loneliness and frustration. Susannah Ince 
  • If it frustrates you that they don't allow laptops on a Ferris wheel, you may be a workaholic. Dr. Donald E. Wetmore
  • I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. Tony Robbins 
  • Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. Kurt Vonnegut 
  • Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. Bo Bennett 
  • I can remember the frustration of not being able to talk. I knew what I wanted to say, but I could not get the words out, so I would just scream. Temple Grandin 

Tactical Quotes

Quotes about being Tactical

  • I'd take precision any day over power; as far as being tactical you know you have to see what's going on in there and also understand that for every punch that you or your opponent throws there's always a counter shot or two which you have to be ready to fire or defend. Alexis Arguello 
  • The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions. Erwin Rommel 
  • "Business is like war in one respect. If its grand strategy is correct, any number of tactical errors can be made and yet the enterprise proves successful." Gen. Robert E. Wood

Self Quotes

Quotes about Self
  • A year of self-surrender will bring larger blessings than fourscore year of selfishness. Anonymous
  • Be yourself. No one can ever tell you you're doing it wrong. Leo Herlihy
  • Before you let yourself go, be sure you can get yourself back. Roger Allen
  • Decorate yourself from the inside out Woody Paige
  • Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. Janis Joplin
  • He is a self-made man and worships his creator. John Bright
  • He is not only dull himself, he is the cause of dullness in others. Samuel Johnson
  • I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, But it comes from within. It is there all the time. Anna Freud
  • If I won't be myself, who will? Alfred Hitchcock
  • If you are overly concerned with how you're going to be perceived by everyone, then you've disconnected yourself from intention and allowed the opinions of others to guide you. Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • I've gone to find myself. If I get back before I've found me, please keep me here.
  • Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw
  • Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor. Alexis Carrel
  • Never explain yourself to any one. Because the person who likes you doesn't need it, and the person who dislikes you won't believe it. unknown
  • Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain. Robert Southey (1774-1843), British poet.
  • None will improve your lot If you yourself do not. Bertolt Brecht, 1933 
  • Risk anything! ...Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth. Katherine Mansfield
  • Since God offers to manage our affairs for us, let us once and for all hand them over to His infinite wisdom, in order to occupy ourselves only with Himself and what belongs to Him. J. P. de Caussade
  • Sorry for my self-confident self Woody Paige
  • Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears. Glenn Clark
  • The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself -- the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us -- that's where it's at. Jesse Owens
  • The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that's the day you start to the top. O.J. Simpson
  • The greatest thing in the world is to know how to be one's own self. Montaigne
  • The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else. E. E. Cummings 
  • The idea of strictly minding our own business is moldy rubbish. Who could be so selfish? Myrtie Barker
  • The self is not something that one finds. It is something that one creates. Thomas Szasz (1920-) American Psychiatrist 
  • There are more self-marred people in the world than there are self-made. Arnold H. Glasow
  • Your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone. Orison Swett Mard

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Order Quotes

Quotes about Order

  • Our religious activities should be ordered in such a way as to have plenty of time for the cultivation of the fruits of solitude and silence. A. W. Tozer
  • The true order of learning should be: first, what is necessary; second, what is useful; and third, what is ornamental. To reverse this arrangement is like beginning to build at the top of the edifice.

Honesty Quotes

Quotes about Honesty
  • An honest man's word is as good as his bond. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Follow your honest convictions and be strong. William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Honesty is the best image. Tom Wilson (1931), US cartoonist
  • It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit, Noel Coward
  • The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale. Arthur C. Clarke
  • The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. Helen Keller (1880-1968) American Writer
  • Honesty is to speak that which is thought and to do that which is spoken. There are no contradictions or discrepancies in thoughts, words or actions. unknown
  • It feels noble to forgive others their awful mistakes, but we are filled with guilt and shame when we realize they've caught us in a mistake. To take the focus off what we've done, sometimes we try to find something wrong with them. It isn't easy to claim our own mistakes...but it can be very freeing. We can embrace the experience of being found out and see it as a gift to help keep us honest. It is one of those gifts that is so well-wrapped, we have difficulty recognizing it! unknown
  • The important things are children, honesty, integrity and faith. Andy Williams
  • There is evidence for the deity of Jesus -- good, strong, historical , cumulative evidence; evidence to which an honest person can subscribe without committing intellectual suicide. John Stott 
  • Few things are more infectious than a godly lifestyle. The people you rub shoulders with everyday need that kind of challenge. Not prudish. Not preachy. Just cracker jack clean living. Just honest to goodness, bone - deep, non-hypocritical integrity. Charles Swindoll
  • In the final analysis there is no solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decisions, the day's generous utterances and the day's good deed. Clare Booth Luce
  • Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia
  • The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. Helen Keller (1880-1968) American Writer
  • A man can't be always defending the truth; there must be a time to feed on it. C.S. Lewis
  • Christ is the key which unlocks the golden doors into the temple of Divine truth. A.W. Pink
  • Live truth instead of professing it. Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) (Writer and publisher)
  • Man has no nobler function than to defend the truth. Ruth McKenney
  • To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals - that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises him. Honore De Balzac (1799-1850) French Novelist
  • Truth is eternal, knowledge is changeable. It is disastrous to confuse them. Madeleine L'Engle (1918- ); US writer.

Regrets Quotes

Quotes about Regrets

  • Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience. Victoria Holt
  • Be too busy to have time for regrets. Angela Wright
  • A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. John Barrymore 
  • Don't regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many. Unknown
  • Make each day useful and cheerful and prove that you know the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be happy, old age without regret and life a beautiful success. Louisa May Alcott
  • Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret. Laurence J. Peter
  • Happiness is essentially a state of going somewhere, wholeheartedly, one-directionally, without regret or reservation. William H. Sheldon
  • Gain happiness by living in the present - without regret for the past or fear of the future. Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  • When one door closes another one opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. Alexander Graham Bell 1847-1922, Inventor
  • The New Testament Greek word for repent means to stop traveling in one direction and turn 180 degrees around. While this New Testament word also communicates that one should feel sorrow and regret for his or her sin, the stress is on turning around and traveling back. Repentance is returning to God in whose likeness we are created. To repent is to begin the journey homeward. Harriet Crosby (A Place Called Home)
  • I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. Xenocrates
  • You'll regret opening your mouth.  You'll rarely regret keeping it shut. Max Lucado 
  • Sin is not an unfortunate slip or a regrettable act; it is a posture of defiance against a holy God. Max Lucado
  • If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries of tomorrow, you have no day to be thankful for.

Important Quotes (Significance)

Quotes about being important

  • If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't been in bed with a mosquito. 

Friday, October 05, 2012

Election Quotes

Quotes about Elections
  • The great thing about democracy is that it gives every voter a chance to do something stupid.  - Art Spander 
  • Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right.  - H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956) 
  • If you are not scared, you are not paying attention.  - Patricia Seultz
  • I voted for the Democrats because I didn't like the way the Republicans were running the country. Which is turning out to be like shooting yourself in the head to stop your headache. Jack Mayberry
  • What's real in politics is what the voters decide is real. Ben J. Wattenberg
  • Jesus began his Church as a FAMILY.It changed to an institution in Rome,a political view in Europe,& a business in America. Rick Warren
  • These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness. Anthony de Mello
  • Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790); US politician and scientist.
  • Everything is changing.  People are taking comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke. Will Rogers
  • The 7 modern sins: politics without principles, pleasures without conscience, wealth without work, knowledge without character, industry without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice Canon Frederic Donaldson
  • What's real in politics is what the voters decide is real. Ben J. Wattenberg
  • Government is too big and too important to be left to the politicians. Chester Bowles
  • To succeed in politics often requires rising above your principles.

Monday, October 01, 2012

Competition Quotes

Quotes about Competition

  • When you're playing against a stacked deck, compete even harder. Show the world how much you'll fight for the winner's circle. If you do, someday the cellophane will crackle off a fresh pack, one that belongs to you, and the cards will be stacked in your favor. --Pat Riley
  • You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.   Marian Wright Edelman
  • That's the thing about being a boxer; even when you're at the top of your field people still hit you in the head.   — Paula Poundstone