Saturday, June 24, 2006

Selected Quotations 4....

Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
- Franklin P. Jones

On my income tax 1040 it says 'Check this box if you are blind.' I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away.
- Tom Lehrer, lecturing in "The Nature of Math", 4/4/90

A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
- Lenin

Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
- Robertson Davies

Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down. It's staying down that is wrong.
- Muhammad Ali

All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection.
- William Faulkner

If you're not failing, you're not trying anything.
- Woody Allen

The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose.
- John McEnroe

I think and think for months, for years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. The hundreth time I am right.
- Albert Einstein

Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
- Truman Capote

Never tell everything at once.
- Ken Venturi, Ken Venturi's Two Great Rules of Life

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
- Euripides

Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.
- Louis L'Amour

The point of living and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come.
- Peter Ustinov

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley

Thats it for today.........

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