Tidbits & Quotes: January 2006


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  • Everything here is my very personal collection and does not reflect the opinions of current or past employers, nor does it stem from confidential information obtained there. Also, I do not personally share the opinion of all of the quotes posted here.



Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.

George Bernard Shaw

Posted Jan 31, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.

Napoleon Hill

Posted Jan 30, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.

Samuel Johnson

Posted Jan 28, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.

Frances Willard

Posted Jan 25, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

Posted Jan 24, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.

Alan Lakein

Posted Jan 21, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrate to some stroke of the imagination.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Posted Jan 20, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.

Baltasar Gracian

Posted Jan 17, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.

Jean de la Fontaine

Posted Jan 16, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

Of course we cross our fingers for our team, and I think chances are not that bad. The women's national soccer team already is world champion, and I don't see a reason why men would not be able to achieve the same as women.

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor

Found here

Posted Jan 15, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

Joan Didion

Posted Jan 10, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

Indira Gandhi

Posted Jan 09, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

True greatness consists in being great in little things.

Charles Simmons

Posted Jan 07, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

Posted Jan 04, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred with sweat and dust and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, if he wins, knows the triumph of high achievement; and who, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Posted Jan 03, 2006 | # | Category: Quotations

That's my sweetheart in there. Wherever she is, that's where my home is.

From the movie "The Notebook"

Posted Jan 02, 2006 | # | Category: Movies & TV


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