Quotes

“I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.”

Aug 10 2012

Blaise Pascal. A French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen.

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“The earth has music for those who listen.”

Aug 9 2012

William Shakespeare.

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“If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us.”

Aug 8 2012

– Anon.

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“Alright brain, I don't like you and you don't like me, so just get me through this exam so I can go back to killing you slowly with beer.”

Aug 7 2012

– Homer Simpson.

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“To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.”

Aug 5 2012

Abraham Maslow. An American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs. He stressed the importance of focusing on the positive qualities in people, as opposed to treating them as a “bag of symptoms”.

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“I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harm’s way.”

Aug 5 2012

– John Paul Jones. The first well known naval fighter during the American Revolution.

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“You’ll never get a Purple Heart hiding in a foxhole! Follow me!”

Aug 3 2012

– Capt. Henry P. Crowe (Guadalcanal, January 1943).

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“Better to fight for something than live for nothing.”

Aug 1 2012

George S. Patton. George was a well known and successful American General during the second World War.

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“Knowledge is realizing that the street is one-way, wisdom is looking both directions anyway .”

Jul 31 2012

– Unknown.

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“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. ”

Jul 26 2012

– Nelson Mandela.

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“We must not forget that days may come when our patience, our endurance and our fortitude will be tried to the utmost. In those days, let us see to it that no heart grows faint and that no courage be found wanting... ”

Jul 25 2012

Robert Borden, was a Canadian politician and a lawyer. He was also Canada's eighth Prime Minister from October 10, 1911 to July 10, 1920.

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“I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done. ”

Jul 23 2012

– Buddha.

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“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”

Jul 20 2012

– Bob Marley.

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“If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them. ”

Jul 19 2012

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th and current Dalai Lama, as well as the longest lived incumbent. Dalai Lamas are the head monks of the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and is also well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and outside Tibet.

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“You never know with these things when you're trying something new what can happen. This is all experimental. ”

Jul 18 2012

– Sir Richard Branson.

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“In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first. ”

Jul 17 2012

– Jimi Hendrix.

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“A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.”

Jul 15 2012

– Unknown.

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“When writing the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen.”

Jul 14 2012

– Unknown.

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“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them”

Jul 12 2012

John C. Maxwell; is a pastor, a public speaker and an author that sold over 19 million copies of his books. One of the most popular books he has written is The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership.

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“Sometimes you will encounter walls... you can choose to see them either as obstacles, or challenges”

Jul 11 2012

– Linda Poindexter.

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“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us”

Jul 10 2012

Alexander Graham Bell; Alexander was a British born engineer, inventor and scientist that is credited with creating with inventing the first practical telephone.

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“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.”

Jul 7 2012

– Unknown.

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“You have the rest of your life to solve your problems. How long you live depends on how well you do it”

Jul 6 2012

– Unknown.

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“On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero”

Jul 3 2012

- Narrator, Fight Club (1999).

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“Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self”

Jun 19 2012

Cyril Connolly. (English intellectual, literary critic and writer)

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“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there”

Jun 18 2012

Will Rogers; Will was an American cowboy, vaudeville performer, humorist, social commentator and motion picture actor. He was one of the world's best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s.

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“If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?”

Jun 12 2012

Scott Adams (American creator of the Dilbert comic strip).

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“Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world”

Jun 8 2012

Lily Tomlin; an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer.

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“Work like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching”

Jun 7 2012

– Unknown.

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“An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.”

Jun 5 2012

Charles F. Kettering, an American inventor, engineer, businessman, and the holder of 186 patents.

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