Saturday, May 05, 2012

Quotation Saturday


Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
~Erica Jong, How to Save Your Own Life, 1977

It is a good divine that follows his own instructions.
~William Shakespeare

It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
~Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.


A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
~Leo Buscaglia

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
~Albert Schweitzer

If a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. 

~Edgar Watson Howe

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.
~Elisabeth Foley


The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits. 
~Nathaniel Hawthorne

Those who are quite satisfied sit still and do nothing; those who are not quite satisfied are the sole benefactors of the world. 

~Walter Savage Landor

If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others.
~Francois duc de la Rochefoucauld

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.


Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them.
 ~John Shirley

Your hair may be brushed, but your mind's untidy.
You've had about seven hours of sleep since Friday.
No wonder you feel that lost sensation.
You're sunk from a riot of relaxation.
~Ogden Nash, about weekends

Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week. 

~Joseph Addison

The rhythm of the weekend, with its birth, its planned gaieties, and its announced end, followed the rhythm of life and was a substitute for it. 

~F. Scott Fitzgerald

My best advice is to share your weekends among people, preferably friends! 

~Joni Zipp

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