QuOtEs

  • “Don’t be so humble – you are not that great.” (Golda Meir to a visiting diplomat)
  • True love always seeks love (Lance Lambert)
  •  Tell me what you do with your time and money and I will tell you where your heart is. (Xavier)
  • “There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning” (Louis L’Amour)
  • He whose head is in heaven, need not fear to put his feet into the grave!  (Matthew Henry)
  • The child is father of the man. (William Wordsworth)
  • For men may come and men may go, but I go on for ever (Tennyson, The Brook)
  • “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” (Juliet in Romeo and Juliet)
  • I am not what I ought to be. I am not what I want to be. I am not what I hope to be. But still, I am not what I used to be. And by the grace of God, I am what I am. (John Newton)
  •  Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne and I founded empires; but upon what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ alone founded his empire on love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him!’ (Napoleon)

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING

  •  True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
  • Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.

 

THE LITTLE PRINCE

  • Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to have to explain things to them always and forever.
  • It is truly useful since it is beautiful.
  • But the eyes are blind. One must look with the heart…

 

CHURCHILL

  • “I pass with relief from the tossing sea of Cause and Theory to the firm ground of Result and Fact.”
  • “The truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is. “
  • “If Hitler invaded Hell, I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons. “
  • “Never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”
  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true. “
  • “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”
  • “Where my reason, imagination or interest were not engaged, I would not or I could not learn.”

 

Movie AMAZING GRACE

  • “In my heart I want spider’s webs. (Wilberforce)
  • “It seems to me, that if there is a bad taste in your mouth, you spit it out. You don’t constantly swallow it back.” (Barbara Wilberforce)
  • “You’re discussing politics with your eyes. You might as well do it with your mouths” ( Barbara Wilberforce)
  • “Although my memory’s fading, I remember two things very clearly. I’m a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.” (John Newton)
  • “Trouble is, Doctor, he doesn’t believe he has a body. Utterly careless of it.” (Pitt the Younger)
  • “It’s your wedding day – I agree with everything you say. (Pitt the Younger)
  • “Perhaps we should begin this journey with a first step.” (William Wilberforce)

 

  • The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. -Theodore Hesburg
  • I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. -Harry Truman
  • There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings. -Hodding Carter
  • A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. -Groucho Mark
  • One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade. -Chinese proverb
  • It takes a village to raise a child. -African proverb
  • Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home. –
  •  Making the decision to have a child is momentous.  It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.  ~Elizabeth Stone
  • “God’s work done in God’s way never lacks God’s supply” -Hudson Taylor
  • “An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.” -Mahatma Gandhi
  • Communication is not about what we say or do, it’s about how men perceive it. (no author)
  • If you ask a child if he can draw an elephant, he’ll say yes, yes. If you ask an adult, he’ll think of it twice. (no author)
  • “People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.” – A. J. Liebling
  • “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.”-Albert Einstein
  • “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”- Albert Einstein
  • “The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.”- Galileo Galilei
  • “I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.”    – definition of “happiness” by John F. Kennedy
  • “Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.”  – Thomas Jefferson
  • “Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’.” – Henry Ford
  • “Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back.”- Paul Erdos
  • “Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.”- Paul Erdos
  • “Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” – Andrew Marvell
  • “Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’.”  – George Bernard Shaw
  • “I have nothing to declare except my genius.” – John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) when asked what is his favorite song
  • “He who has a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.” – Sir Winston Churchill “I’m all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let’s start with typewriters.”- Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.”  – H. H. Munro (Saki)
  • “How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.”  – George Washington Carver
  • “Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.”  – Aldous Huxley
  • “We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.”- Walt Disney
  • “The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.”- Vince Lombardi
  • “An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered.” – Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  • “Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down.”- Umberto Eco
  • “The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.”- Jimmy Durante
  • “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”- Frank Zappa
  • “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance”- Auric Goldfinger, in “Goldfinger” by Ian L. Fleming
  • “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.”  – Goethe
  • “Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”- Henry
  • “I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.”- Will Durant
  • “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” – Albert Einstein
  • “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”- Clarence Darrow
  • “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” – Warren Zevon
  • “Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.”- Jean Cocteau
  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”- Georg Lichtenberg
  • Comment voulez-vous gouverner un pays où il existe 258 variétés de fromage? -Charles de Gaulle-
  • Life is not about the amount of breaths you take, it is about the moments that take your breath away”” If music be the food of Love, play on” -William Shakespeare-
  • “Write everyday.
    Line by line, page by page, hour by hour.
    Do this despite fear.
    For above all else, beyond imagination and skill, what the world asks of you is courage. Courage to risk rejection, ridicule and failure.
    As you follow the quest for stories told with meaning and beauty,
    study thoughtfully, but write boldly.
    Then, like the hero of the fable, your dance will dazzle the world.”
    -Robert Mckee
  • You feel like running, but life is on a stroll -Blue like Jazz-

 

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