Thursday, May 31, 2007

Selected Quotations 7...

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
-Andre Gide

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
-Bill Cosby

It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
-Anatole France

That government is best which governs least.
-Thomas Paine

About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
-Herbert Hoover

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
-Katharine Hepburn

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
-P. J. O'Rourke

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.
-Oprah Winfrey

To love an idea is to love it a little more than one should.
-Jean Rostand

# “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
# “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected."
# "Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary."
-Steve jobs, Apple Inc.

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
-Christopher Morley

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
-George Herbert

Life must be understood backwards; but... it must be lived forward.
-Soren Kierkegaard

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
-Norman Vincent Peale

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.
-Doug Horton

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
-Alexis de Tocqueville

Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
-Rita Mae Brown

The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.
-Germaine Greer

The possible ranks higher than the actual.
-Martin Heidegger

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
-Woodrow Wilson

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
-Malcolm Forbes

Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
-Daniel J. Boorstin