silver lining

every cloud has a silver lining.

Friday, March 02, 2007

Witty remarks 23

*Nothing is life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. (Marie Curie)

*Reality can destroy the dream: why shouldn't the dream destroy reality? (George Moore)

*If I went back to college again, I'd concentrate on two areas: learning to write and to speak before an audience. Nothing in life is more important than the ability to communicate effectively. (Gerald Ford)

*Courage is grace under pressure. (Ernest Hemingway)

*Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it. (Irving Berlin)

*Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of non-knowledge. (Isaac Bashevis Singer)

*Time moves slowly, but passes quickly. (Alice Walker)

*There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking. (Alfred Korzybski)

*Seize the day. (Horace)

*History teaches us the mistakes we are going to make. (Laurence J. Peter)

*I don't know what the secret to success is. But I know the secret to failure: and that is, trying to please everyone. (Bill Cosby)
*The more opinions you have, the less you see. (Wim Wenders)

Witty remarks 22

*It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitaion. (Herman Melville)

*Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. (Helen Keller)

*Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal. (T. S. Eliot)

*An American believes more than anything else in the last four letters of that title: I can. (anonymous)

*Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity. (Jackson Browne)

*Happiness lies in the joy of achivement and the thrill of creative effort. (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

*The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for cuiosity. (Dorothy Parker)

*Zeal without knowledge is fire without light. (Thomas Fuller)

*I don't trust him. We're friends. (Bertolt Brecht)

*The great end of life is not knowledge but action. (Thomas Huxley)

*My father gave me these hints on speech-making: Be sincere... be brief... be seated. (James Roosevelt)

*If you rest, you rust. (Helen Hayes)