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"An old friend will help you move. A good friend will help you move a dead body."
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends. - Lord Chesterfield
The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
A true friend stabs you in the front.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Nobody will ever win the battle of the sexes. There's too much fraternizing with the enemy.
A wise man hears one word and understands two.
"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving."
"Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them."
"Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?"
"Worry is a misuse of the imagination."
"If you don't Stand For Something, you'll Fall For Anything."
"Believing in fortune cookies leads to a crummy life." (Bruce and Stan in Keeping God in the Small Stuff)
"Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn't get you anywhere."
"Education costs money, but then so does ignorance."
People are always available for work in the past tense. -Zymurgy's Law of Volunteer Labour quotes
An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.
?May you - Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt, dance like no-one is watching, screw like it's being filmed, and drink like a true Irishman?
?The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.?
?Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.? -(French Novelist, Essayist and Playwright, 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1913-1960)
?The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better?
The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week.
Try not to become a man of success but a man of value
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
Inspiration and genius--one and the same.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.
Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift.
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
So long as we live among men, let us cherish humanity.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.
The wisest men follow their own direction.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
He who hesitates is lost.
We call ourselves a ?capacity building? organization; self-motivated and self-initiated capacity building. For example, in 30 years, I don?t think I have signed a check for the company.
You know, people make a lot of money talking about me, don't they? They just get on those shows, and they talk away. There's nothing I can do. And that's one of the great lessons I try to convey in my book, which my mother implanted in me as a young girl.. Is you can either be an actor in your own life, or a reactor in somebody else's.
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
You don't have to be the biggest to beat the biggest.
Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult.
The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.
No one knows what?s next, but everybody does it.
Just when I discovered the meaning of life, they changed it.
If it requires a uniform, it?s a worthless endeavor.
The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now
Learn to say no to the good so you can say yes to the best
We have the best government that money can buy
The quickest way to receive love is to give the fastest way to lose love is to hold it too tightly and the best way to keep love is to give it wings
We can have in life but one great experience at best and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows
Enjoying the joys of others and suffering with them these are the best guides for man
Sometimes new love comes between old friends. Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there
Minds are like parachutes they work best when open
Life is like a mirror we get the best results when we smile at it
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
I remember my mothers prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Despite everything I believe that people are really good at heart.
I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
The best remedy for those who are afraid lonely or unhappy is to go outside somewhere where they can be quiet alone with the heavens nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl.
Boys will be boys And even that would not matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
If you can not fly then run if you can not run then walk if you can not walk then crawl but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Intelligence plus character that is the goal of true education.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Lifes most persistent and urgent question is What are you doing for others.
For what is the best choice for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.
Cruel is the strife of brothers.
It is easy to fly into a passion anybody can do that but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time and in the right way that is not easy.
The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another not because he does not feel them but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.
So it is naturally with the male and the female the one is superior the other inferior the one governs the other is governed and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.
Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
Either a beast or a god.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything keep it.
We must become the change we want to see.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children.
The more you like yourself the less you are like anyone else which makes you unique.
If you can dream it you can do it Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
When you are curious you find lots of interesting things to do.
You may not realize it when it happens but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
There is a natural hootchy kootchy motion to a goldfish.
Intense love does not measure it just gives.
If you want to make peace you do not talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.
True holiness consists in doing God is will with a smile.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts then there is no hurt but only more love.
Love is a fruit in season at all times and in reach of every hand.
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
At home I am a nice guy but I do not want the world to know. Humble people I have found do not get very far.
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
It is just a job Grass grows birds fly waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
The Internet We are not interested in it.
Life is not fair get used to it.
640K ought to be enough for anybody.
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
The Internet will help achieve friction free capitalism by putting buyer and seller in direct contact and providing more information to both about each other.
Life is not divided into semesters. You do not get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Alone we can do so little together we can do so much.
When we do the best that we can we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or in the life of another.
Love is a wonderful terrible thing.
Days of absence sad and dreary Clothed in sorrows dark array Days of absence I am weary She I love is far away.
There was a star danced and under that was I born.
Say as you think and speak it from your souls.
I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles the character of an Honest Man.
A man may die nations may rise and fall but an idea lives on.
America has tossed its cap over the wall of space.
As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
Forgive your enemies but never forget their names.
It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens but its lowest ones Mr Mandela has said.
It always seems impossible until its done.
People are like dirt They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
There are two things a person should never be angry at what they can help and what they cannot.
We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
A people free to choose will always choose peace.
The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.
Be yourself everyone else is already taken.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth.
The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the laws of God and there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it anarchy and tyranny commence.
Peace comes from within Do not seek it without.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.
Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.
To seek solitude like a wild animal That is my only ambition.
In order to satisfy one human stomach so many lives are taken away We must promote vegetarianism. It is extremely important.
Wealth like happiness is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by product of providing a useful service.
Life is a series of experiences each of which makes us bigger even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Time and money spent in helping men do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
With the changing economy no one has lifetime employment. But community colleges provide lifetime employability.
My first job is to say thank you to those who voted me. Those who did not I am going to get your vote next time.
Call no man unhappy until he is married.
The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
In the midst of movement and chaos keep stillness inside of you.
If you and I are having a single thought of violence or hatred against anyone in the world at this moment we are contributing to the wounding of the world.
We are investing our name enthusiasm expertise and training.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
A word to the wise are not necessary it is the stupid ones who need the advice.
Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
Tell me and I forget Teach me and I remember Involve me and I learn.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming understand the unconventional tolerated the unpleasant overcome the unexpected and outlast the unbearable.
I like to see you move with the rhythm I Like to see when you are dancing from within.
When the root is strong the fruit is sweet.
Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.
Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.
It takes a long time to grow young.
There are only two types of women goddesses and doormats.
We all know that Art is not truth Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth at least the truth that is given to us to understand.
I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
There is no time for cut and dried monotony. There is time for work And time for love That leaves no other time.
Those who create are rare those who cannot are numerous. Therefore the latter are stronger.
The commander in the field is always right and the rear echelon is wrong unless proved otherwise.
Recompense injury with justice and recompense kindness with kindness.
When we see men of a contrary character we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Remember happiness does not depend upon who you are or what you have it depends solely on what you think.
Develop success from failures Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Man real life is happy chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
It will be found in fact that the ingenious are always fanciful and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
My kids always perceived the bathroom as a place where you wait it out until all the groceries are unloaded from the car.
Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone.
There is nothing to fear but fear itself.
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who however has never learned how to walk forward.
When a man is in love he endures more than at other times he submits to everything.
As usual there is a great woman behind every idiot.
The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However few escape that distinction.
The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways the point however is to change it.
The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.
Do not keep a man guessing too long he is sure to find the answer somewhere else.
The Constitution shall never be construed to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.
Drugs are a waste of time They destroy your memory and your self respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem.
An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.
Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep too grave to laugh and too selfish to seek other than itself.
I have learned silence from the talkative tolerance from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind yet strangely I am ungrateful to these teachers.
If you do not have a competitive advantage do not compete.
I was afraid of it the internet because I could not type.
We bring together the best ideas turning the meetings of our top managers into intellectual orgies.
Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows but we can choose to live in joy.
If you follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track which has been there all the while waiting for you and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living.
Life is without meaning You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is Whatever you ascribe it to be Being alive is the meaning.
At the center of your being you have the answer you know who you are and you know what you want.
To know yet to think that one does not know is best Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.
Although I wanted my players to work to win I tried to convince them they had always won when they had done their best.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Success is never final failure is never fatal It is courage that counts.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
When things get too heavy just call me helium the lightest known gas to man.
In order to change the world you have to get your head together first.