Quotes and Sayings

Procrastination is the thief of time.
Edward Young
Willa cathe - the dead might as well try to speak to the living...

My friends, your people have both intellect and heart; you use these to consider in what way you can do the best to live.
Spotted Tail (Sioux Indian)
And, therefore, indifference is always the friend of the enemy, for it benefits the aggressor - - Never its victim, whose pain is magnified when he or she feels forgotten.
Elie Wiesel, The Perils of Indifference
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Elbert Hubbard
Their understanding Begins to swell and the approaching tide Will shortly fill the reasonable shores That now lie foul and muddy.
William Shakespeare

No matter how long it takes, If you keep moving, One step at a time, You will reach the finish line...
Unknown
A slipping gear in your M203 grenade launcher can cause it to fire when you least expect it. This could make you very unpopular with what is left of your unit.
Unknown, Army Magazine of Preventive Maintenance
Debugging is anticipated with distaste, performed with reluctance, and bragged about forever.
Anon.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Henry David Thoreau
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
Abraham Lincoln
The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face.
Jim Bishop, New York Journal - American, March 14, 1959
If a writer wrote merely for his time, I would have to break my pen and throw it away.
Victor Hugo
Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.
George Sheehan
He is a teenager, after all - A strange agent with holes in his jeans, studs in his ear, a tail down his neck, a cap on his head backward.
Ellen Karsh
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey
Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one.
Elbert Hubbard
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
Aldous Huxley, "Texts and Pretexts", 1932
All movements go too far.
Bertrand Russell
By nature, men are nearly alike by practice, they get to be wide apart.
Confucius
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Jonathan Swift, Miscellanies, 1711
The reward for a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How many angels are there One - who transforms our live - Is plenty.
Prove
A rumor is one thing that gets thicker instead of thinner as it is spread.
Richard Armou
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
Ovid
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
Menande
I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Booker T. Washington
An expert knows all the answers - If you ask the right questions.
Author Unknown
To live is well, but to live well is bette.
Russian prove
The opinions we hold of one another, our relations with friends and kinfolk are in no sense permanent, save in appearance, but are as eternally fluid as the sea itself.
Marcel Proust
How can I be useful, of what service can I be There is something inside me, what can it be.
Vincent Van Gogh
The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.
John Christian Bovee
Things are more like they are now than they ever were before.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Force overcome by force. Vi Victa Vis.
Cicero
Love endures only when the lovers love many things together and not merely each other.
Walter Lippmann
Nothing is impossible. Some things are just less likely than others.
Jonathan Winters
What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily as we open and shut our eyes.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
Confucius
On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
George Orwell
The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
Nikita Khrushchev