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A collection of interesting quotes from a variety of people.

 


 

"If you want something done well, do it yourself." - Napolean Bonaparte

"Art is but imitation of nature." - Vincent Van Gogh

"The only certain thing in the world is change." - I Ching

"Motivation alone is not enough. You have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot." - Jim Rohn

"Reveal not every secret you have to a friend, for how can you tell but that friend may hereafter become an enemy. And bring not all mischief you are able to upon an enemy, for he may one day become your friend." - Saadi

"Imagination disposes of everything -- it creates beauty, justice, happiness; which is everything in the world." - Pascal

"If people really liked to work, we'd still be plowing the ground with sticks and transporting goods on our backs." - William Feathers

"Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted." - Aldous Huxley

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something." - Wilson Mizner

"Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted." - Unknown

"Procrastination is the thief of time." - Edward Young

"There are two rules for success:
1) Never tell everything you know." - Roger H. Lincoln

"The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions." - Confucius

"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." - Bertrand Russell

"I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music." - George Eliot

"The happiest people are those who think the most interesting thoughts. Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. And they are not only happy in themselves, they are the cause of happiness in others." - William Lyon Phelps

"Never explain--your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. - Elbert Hubbard

"The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you." - Rita Mae Brown