Saturday, April 09, 2011

Quotation Saturday


Charity is the power of defending that which we know to be indefensible. Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances which we know to be desperate.
--G. K. Chesterton

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work; you don't give up.
--Anne Lamott

Some people procrastinate so much that all they can do is run around like firefighters all day -- putting out fires that should not have gotten started in the first place." -- Nido Qubein

"You may delay, but time will not." -- Benjamin Franklin

"It seems to me that it's actually harder to invent excuses than it is to get the sale." -- Jeffrey Gitomer

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." -- Don Marquis

Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
--Pamela Vaull Starr

The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had means, time, influence and educational advantages; the question is what he will do with the things he has. The moment a young man ceases to dream or to bemoan his lack of opportunities and resolutely looks his conditions in the face, and resolves to change them, he lays the corner-stone of a solid and honorable success.
--Hamilton Wright Mabie

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
--Paul Valery


The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
--Robert Cushing

The way to gain a good reputation, is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous.

If you have an hour, will you not improve that hour, instead of idling it away?
--Lord Chesterfield

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