Quote of the day

Discussion in 'Discussion Group' started by Hught, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    To shirk your duty when you see it before you shows want of moral courage.

    philosopher and teacher
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  2. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.

    Elie Wiesel,
    Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor
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  3. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness!

    Mark Twain
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  4. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

    Unknown Author
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  5. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.

    Maya Angelou
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  6. Wayne Stollings

    Wayne Stollings Well-Known Member

    "There is something comic about the incongruity between one's own and other people's estimation of one's work." --Sigmund Freud
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  7. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

  8. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    Let us harness our collective energies to create a culture of peace and a land of prosperity.

    Arthur C. Clarke,
    writer and inventor
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  9. Bluewillow

    Bluewillow Well-Known Member

  10. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    I'm struck by how laughter connects you with people. It's almost impossible to maintain any kind of distance or any sense of social hierarchy when you're just howling with laughter. Laughter is a force for democracy.

    John Cleese,
    comedian, actor and producer
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  11. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    and a second one . . . just because it is so true:

    There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.

    Freya Stark,
    explorer and writer
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  12. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    All great human deeds both consume and transform their doers.

    Lois McMaster Bujold,
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  13. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    What is repugnant to every human being is to be reckoned always as a member of a class and not as an individual person.

    Dorothy Sayers,
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  14. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.

    Albert Einstein,
    theoretical physicist
  15. poppin cork

    poppin cork Well-Known Member

    Pretty true.
  16. panthersdude2001

    panthersdude2001 Well-Known Member

    "Keep Your Feet On The Ground And Keep Reaching For The Stars!"
    Casey Kasem
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  17. panthersdude2001

    panthersdude2001 Well-Known Member

    A good quote from the famous guy who did AT40 from America's Birthday in 1970, ALL the way up to August 6 1988
  18. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    The time is always right to do what's right.

    Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  19. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    One's ridiculousness increases in proportion as one denies it.

    Pierre Choderlos de Laclos,
    novelist, in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"
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  20. Hught

    Hught Well-Known Member

    After doing some blackice in Ohio last week, this quote has even more of a meaning to me . . .

    Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

    - Confucius
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