mattyboomboom - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always long to return.]]> <![CDATA[No nation was ever ruined by trade.]]> <![CDATA[Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.]]> <![CDATA[The words of tongue should have three gate keepers.]]> <![CDATA[A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.]]> <![CDATA[Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life [Matthew 6:27]]]> <![CDATA[When men speak of the future, the Gods laugh.]]> <![CDATA[Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.]]> <![CDATA[Predicting the future is easy. It's trying to figure out what's going on now that's hard.]]> <![CDATA[We trained hard ... but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization]]> <![CDATA[No agency is better than its account executives.]]> <![CDATA[INNOVATION is the process of turning ideas into manufacturable and marketable form.]]> <![CDATA[No man can serve two masters. [Matthew 6:24]]]> <![CDATA[When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either.]]> <![CDATA[Right now a moment of time is passing by! We must become that moment.]]> <![CDATA[No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy the sunlight today, mix good cheer with friends today, enjoy it and bless God for it. Do not look back on happiness -- or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it.]]> <![CDATA[Today is a king in disguise.]]> <![CDATA[A grindstone that had not grit in it, how long would it take to sharpen an ax? And affairs that had not grit in them, how long would they take to make a man?]]> <![CDATA[Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.]]> <![CDATA[The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day.]]> <![CDATA[You can buy a person's time; you can buy their physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of their skilled muscular motions per hour. But you can not buy enthusiasm... you can not buy loyalty. You can not buy the devotion of hearts, minds, or souls. You must earn these.]]> <![CDATA[Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.]]> <![CDATA[The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: I DID NOT HAVE TIME.]]> <![CDATA[One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he knows that every day is Doomsday.]]> <![CDATA[One cannot buy, rent or hire more time. The supply of time is totally inelastic. No matter how high the demand, the supply will not go up. There is no price for it. Time is totally perishable and cannot be stored. Yesterday's time is gone forever, and will never come back. Time is always in short supply. There is no substitute for time. Everything requires time. All work takes place in, and uses up time. Yet most people take for granted this unique, irreplaceable and necessary resource.]]> <![CDATA[Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.]]> <![CDATA[Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.]]> <![CDATA[A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worse when they despise him. But of a good leader who talks little when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.]]> <![CDATA[Talent is only the starting point.]]> <![CDATA[I always looked to about thirty as the barrier of any real or fierce delight in the passions, and determined to work them out in the younger ore and better veins of the mine --and I flatter myself (perhaps) that I have pretty well done so --and now the dross is coming.]]> <![CDATA[Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.]]> <![CDATA[One may go a long way after one is tired.]]> <![CDATA[The truth isn't the truth until people believe you, and they can't believe you if they don't know what your saying, and they can't know what you've saying if they don't listen to you, and they won't listen to you if you're not interesting, and you won't be interesting until you say things imaginatively, originally, freshly.]]> <![CDATA[Nature is full of freaks, and now puts an old head on young shoulders, and then takes a young heart heating under fourscore winters.]]> <![CDATA[In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.]]> <![CDATA[Believe that each day that shines on you is your last.]]> <![CDATA[Many heroes lived before Agamemnon; but all are unknown and unwept, extinguished in everlasting night, because they have no spirited chronicler.]]> <![CDATA[The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after generation.]]> <![CDATA[Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.]]> <![CDATA[First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.]]> <![CDATA[You can't think and hit the ball at the same time.]]> <![CDATA[If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.]]> <![CDATA[It's a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired, you quit when the gorilla is tired.]]> <![CDATA[No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.]]>