Archive for the 'Attitude Quotes' Category

“Do not follow where the…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The fireworks begin today…” Edward Koch

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.” Edward Koch

“Whatever you are…” Abraham Lincoln

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” Abraham Lincoln

“The person who gets the farthest…” Dale Carnegie

“The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” Dale Carnegie

“Nobody gets to live life…” Ann Landers

“Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.” Ann Landers

“Success isn’t a result of…” Arnold H Glasow

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” Arnold H Glasow

“A life spent making mistakes…” George Bernard Shaw

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but most useful than a life spent doing nothing.” George Bernard Shaw

“Success is the ability…” Winston Churchill

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill

“The future belongs to those…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss…” Les Brown

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown

“Go for it now…” Wayne Dyer

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” Wayne Dyer

“As long as you are…” Donald Trump

“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.” Donald Trump

“He who asks is a…” Chinese Proverb

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” Chinese Proverb

“Courage is resistance to fear…” Mark Twain

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” Mark Twain

“Loving people live in a…” Wayne Dyer

“Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. But it’s the same world. How come?” Wayne Dyer

“Most human beings have an…” Aldous Huxley

“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.” Aldous Huxley

“All that is necessary for…” Edmund Burke

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke

“It is our responsibilities, not…” Peter Ustinov

“It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.” Peter Ustinov

“Just because something doesn’t do…” Thomas A. Edison

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.” Thomas A. Edison

“The best ideas come as…” David M. Ogilvy

“The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.” David M. Ogilvy

“Any fool can criticize, condemn…” Dale Carnegie

“Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain – and most fools do.” Dale Carnegie

“Men who never get carried…” Malcolm Forbes

“Men who never get carried away should be.” Malcolm Forbes

“Derive happiness in oneself from…” Henri Matisse

“Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.” Henri Matisse

“The mind of a bigot…” Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

“The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.” Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

“Write the bad things that…” Arabic Parable

“Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.” Arabic Parable

“It is not only wrong…” Oswald Chambers

“It is not only wrong to worry, it is unbelief; worrying means we do not believe that God can look after the practical details of our lives, and it is never anything but those details that worry us.” Oswald Chambers

“I am an old man…” Mark Twain

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened.” Mark Twain

“God didn’t call us to be…” Mother Teresa

“God didn’t call us to be successful, just faithful.” Mother Teresa

“You are never given…” Richard Bach

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.” Richard Bach

“You get the best out….” Harry Firestone

“You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.” Harry Firestone

“There are no passengers on…” Marshall McLuhan

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We’re all crew.” Marshall McLuhan

“Men of ill judgement…” Sophocles

“Men of ill judgement often ignore the good that lies within their hands.” Sophocles

“If a man will begin…” Francis Bacon

“If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.” Francis Bacon

“The more I want to…” Richard Bach

“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” Richard Bach

“If you want to be happy…” Anonymous

“If you want to be happy for a year, win the lottery. If you want to be happy for a lifetime, love what you do.” Anonymous

“Failure is the only…” Henry Ford

“Failure is the only opportunity to more intelligently begin again.” Henry Ford

“Don’t let life discourage…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I may not have gone…” Douglas Adams

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” Douglas Adams

“Those who cannot change…” George Bernard Shaw

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” George Bernard Shaw

“There are always flowers…” Henri Matisse

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” Henri Matisse

“We choose our joys…” Kahlil Gibran

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” Kahlil Gibran

“I’m an idealist…” Carl Sandburg

“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” Carl Sandburg

“We don’t see things…” Anais Nin

“We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.” Anais Nin

“If the only tool…” Abraham Maslow

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” Abraham Maslow

“When a thing is funny…” George Bernard Shaw

“When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.” George Bernard Shaw

“The smaller the mind…” Aesop

“The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.” Aesop

“Everything you can imagine…” Pablo Picasso

“Everything you can imagine is real.” Pablo Picasso

“Given a choice between…” Blore’s Razor

“Given a choice between two theories, take the one which is funnier.” Blore’s Razor

“Never doubt that a small…” Margaret Mead

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

“You can complain because roses…” Ziggy

“You can complain because roses have thorns or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.” Ziggy