Friday, October 17, 2008

All Featured Quotes

Dear Readers, you might have noticed that the blog has a section titled 'Quote of the Week' on the left side bar. I try and add all such quotes that have caught my attention. They either make me laugh, make me think ! I have been meaning to consolidate those quotes that have already appeared on the site.
This post is just that - a place to visit if you are looking for wise words :-)
Enjoy browsing!

  • When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
- Victor Frankl

  • Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.
- Mac McCleary

  • To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
- Henry Drummond

  • Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
- Mother Teresa

  • The Grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
- Allan K. Chalmers

  • Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Love is not blind : it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
- Rabbi Julius Gordon

  • Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
- Oliver Herford

  • The things people discard tell more about them than the things they keep.
- Hilda Lawrence

  • Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
- Blaise Pascal

  • Nothing is too small to know, and nothing too big to attempt.
- Sir William Van Horne

  • Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
-An Wang
  • What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
- Pierre Corneille

  • When I open my eyes and look at the wide world, I become great; when I close my eyes and look within, I become greater still.
- Hazrat Inayat Khan

  • Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
— Victor Hugo

  • You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.

-- George Burns

  • Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life and...the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.

- Samuel Johnson

  • There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.

- Hodding Carter

  • Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

- Judy Garland

  • Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old
- Franz Kafka
  • Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.

- Charles W. Eliot

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