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Great Quotations for the Ages


Time is of no account with great thoughts, which are as fresh to-day as when they first passed through their authors' minds ages ago.
Samuel Smiles

You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.
Mahatma Gandhi

We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, and not as they are said to be.
George Bernard Shaw

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Edgar Allen Poe

Be led by reason.
Greek Proverb

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, in The Godfather

Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Mark Twain

I buy when other people are selling.
J. Paul Getty

What doesn't kill me makes me stronger.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

I dreamed a thousand new paths...I woke and walked my old one.
Chinese Proverb

It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.
Mignon McLaughlin

It is common sense to take a method and try it.
If it fails, admit it frankly and try another.
But above all, try something.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Let go of your attachment to being right,
and suddenly your mind is more open.
You're able to benefit from the unique
viewpoints of others, without being crippled
by your own judgment.
Ralph Marston

Within this realm of choicelessness,
we do choose how we live.
Joseph Epstein

The greatest good you can do for another
is not just share your riches,
but reveal to them their own.
Benjamin Disraeli

Be absolutely determined to enjoy what you do.
Gerry Sikorski

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
Joseph Campbell

Learn by practice.
Martha Graham

You donít just stumble into the future.
You create your own future.
Roger Smith

Human success is a quotation from overhead.
Charles H. Parkhurst

We need to listen to one another.
Chaim Potok

Youíve got to say, "I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it." Itís called perseverance.
Lee Iacocca

My favorite quote is "Life is too short to be little," written by Disraeli. Often we allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. We lose many irreplaceable hours brooding over grievances that, in a yearís time, will be forgotten by us and by everybody. No, let us devote our life to worthwhile actions and feelings, to great thoughts, real affections and enduring undertakings.
Andre Maurois



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