glitzgero - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.]]> <![CDATA[The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.]]> <![CDATA[Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.]]> <![CDATA[The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.]]> <![CDATA[The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.]]> <![CDATA[Trials, temptations, disappointments -- all these are helps instead of hindrances, if one uses them rightly. They not only test the fiber of character but strengthen it. Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.]]> <![CDATA[Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.]]> <![CDATA[In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.]]> <![CDATA[For the cause that lacks assistance, The wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that I can do.]]> <![CDATA[The fellow who does things that count, doesn't usually stop to count them.]]> <![CDATA[Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.]]> <![CDATA[To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.]]> <![CDATA[You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.]]> <![CDATA[The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.]]> <![CDATA[It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.]]> <![CDATA[As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do.]]> <![CDATA[Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.]]> <![CDATA[The deed is everything, the glory is naught.]]> <![CDATA[So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don't sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.]]> <![CDATA[I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.]]> <![CDATA[Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest.]]> <![CDATA[I hope that my achievements in life shall be these -- that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have given help to those who were in need that I will have left the earth a better place for what I've done and who I've been.]]> <![CDATA[To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.]]> <![CDATA[Accept everything about yourself -- I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end -- no apologies, no regrets.]]> <![CDATA[The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.]]> <![CDATA[We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.]]> <![CDATA[He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.]]> <![CDATA[Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor.]]> <![CDATA[A person dishonored is worst than dead.]]> <![CDATA[Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return.]]> <![CDATA[For one who has been honored, dishonor is worse than death.]]> <![CDATA[Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.]]> <![CDATA[Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.]]> <![CDATA[Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.]]> <![CDATA[There are times when silence has the loudest voice.]]> <![CDATA[Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.]]> <![CDATA[Silence is the true friend that never betrays.]]> <![CDATA[If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it.]]> <![CDATA[Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.]]> <![CDATA[Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves.]]> <![CDATA[Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.]]> <![CDATA[I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.]]> <![CDATA[The women who take husbands not out of love but out of greed, to get their bills paid, to get a fine house and clothes and jewels; the women who marry to get out of a tiresome job, or to get away from disagreeable relatives, or to avoid being called an old maid -- these are whores in everything but name. The only difference between them and my girls is that my girls gave a man his money's worth.]]>