Thursday, April 07, 2011

Daily Quotes

Daily winners will be archived be archived in this "hall of fame" for quotes. If you miss a daily quote, this is where you should look.

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Similarly, Daily images will find their resting place in here.
July 2012 : “Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.” - Virginea Satir

Thursday May 30th : “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.” - Albert Einstein

Monday May 20th : “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” - A.A. Milne

Sunday May 19th : "I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once. But I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times." Bruce Lee

Friday May 17th : "It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential." - Bruce Lee

Wednesday January 18th : "Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future." - Oscar Wilde

Sunday January 15th : "Heart of the best women is pitiless toward sorrows of a rival." - Alexander Dumas

Friday January 13th : "Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't." - Jerry Rice

Friday 8th July    : "People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within." - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Tuesday 5th July : "When the going gets tough, the tough get going" - Joseph P. Kennedy

Saturday 25th June : "The Enlightened take things Lightly." - Principia Discordia

Friday 24th June : "Properly speaking, there is no such thing as revenge. Revenge is an act which you want to commit when you are powerless and because you are powerless: as soon as the sense of impotence is removed, the desire evaporates also." - George Orwell

Thursday 23rd June     : "The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one." - Wilhelm Stekel

Wednesday 22nd June : "That government is best which makes itself unnecessary." - Wilhelm von Humboldt

Tuesday 21st June     : "Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen." - Michael Jordan
Monday 20th June    : “Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Sunday 19th June       : "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." - Thomas Edison

Saturday 18th June     : "Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God, & over these ideals they dispute & cannot unite, but they all worship money." - Mark Twain

Thursday 16th June    : "The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt." - Bertrand Russel

Wednesday 15th June : "A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." - Winston Churchil

Tuesday 14th June : "Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential." - Winston Churchil

Monday 13th June  : "Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love." - Khalil Gibran

Sunday 12th June    : "Freedom is just another word for having nothing left to lose." - Clint Eastwood

Saturday 11th June : "As I slowly grow wise I briskly grow cautious. " - Mark Twain

Friday 10th June     : "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Wednesday 8th June : "Dignity does not come in possessing honors, but in deserving them." - Aristotle

Tuesday 7th June     : "Security is mostly a superstition... Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing." - Helen Keller

Saturday 4th June    : "For myself, I am an optimist, it does not seem to be much use being anything else." - Winston Churchill

Friday 3rd June        : "It is better to be roughly right than precisely wrong." - John Maynard Keynes

Thursday 2nd June   : "Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, Tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise." - William Congreve

Wednesday 1st May : “I am not my memories. I am my dreams.” - Terry Hostetler

Tuesday 31st May            : “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”Isaac Asimov

Monday 30th May         :  "There are two kinds of freedom to be found in our world, the freedom of desires, and the freedom from desires." - Ajahn Brahm

Sunday 29th May       : "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is its inefficiency." - Eugene McCarthy
Saturday 28th May        : "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucius

Friday 27th Friday         :  "No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar." - Abraham Lincoln

Wednesday 25th May : "The graveyards are full of indispensable men." - Charles De Gaulle

Tuesday 24th May : “Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” - Albert Einstein

Monday 23rd May : "A mind always employed is always happy." - Thomas Jefferson

Sunday 22nd May   : "The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say, a wise man knows whether or not to say it." - Frank M. Garafola

Saturday 21st May  : “The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is because they have a common enemy.”- Unknown

Friday 20th May     : "Do not handicap your children by making their lives too easy." - Robert A. Heinlein

Thursday 19th May : "It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment." - Sherlock Holmes

Wednesday 18th May : "Nothing is more active than thought, for it travels over the universe, and nothing is stronger than necessity for all must submit to it." - Thales

Tuesday 17th May  : “The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.” - Anthoney Robbins

Monday 16th May   : "We’re all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing." - Bukowski

Sunday 15th May    : “If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” - Bruce Lee

Saturday 14th May  : "Yes, stand a little out of my sunshine." - Diogenes (When Alexander The Great asked him if he wanted anything)

Tuesday 10th May   : "Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours." - Dale Carnegie

Monday 9th May : “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” - Napolean Hill
Sunday 8th May   : "To appreciate heaven well, it's good for a person to have some fifteen minutes of hell " - Will Carleton

Saturday 7th May : "It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea." - Robert Anton Wilson

Friday 6th May     : "It's easy to be miserable. Being happier is tougher—and cooler." - Thom Yorke

Thursday 5th May : "If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization." - Murphy's Laws

Wednesday 4th May : "Knowledge is realizing that the street is one-way, wisdom is looking both directions anyway" - Unknown

Tuesday 3rd May : "I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies." - Aristotle

Monday 2nd May : "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea." - Antoine de Exupery
Sunday 1st May : “One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” - Plato

Saturday 30th April : "Send me 300 francs; that sum will enable me to go to Paris. There, at least, one can cut a figure and surmount obstacles. Everything tells me I shall succeed." - Napoléon Bonaparte (in 1791, just before making history)
Friday 29th April     : "Opportunity is missed by most people, because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” - Thomas Edison

Thursday 28th April : “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” - William Arthur Ward
Wednesday 27th April : "I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I've ever known." - Walt Disney
Tuesday 26th April    : “Fashions have done more harm than revolutions.” - Victor Hugo

Monday 25th April    : “What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?” - Jesus Christ
Sunday 24th April     : "I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe." - Dalai Lama

Saturday 23rd April  : "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Socrates

Friday 22nd April      : "Freedom is being happy to be where you are." - Ajahn Brahm

Thursday, 21st April : "To save the world requires faith and courage: faith in reason, and courage to proclaim what reason shows to be true." - Bertrand Russel

Wednesday, 20th April :
"Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, and little minds discuss people." - Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Tuesday, 19th April : "Even this shall pass." - Theodore Tilton

Monday, 18th April : "I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." - Albert Einstein

Sunday, 17th April : “In the beginning you will fall into the gaps in between thoughts – after practicing for years, you become the gap.” – J.Kleykamp (Regarding meditation) 

Saturday, 16th April : “The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.”Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, 15th April : A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. - Mark Twain

Thursday, 14th April : "Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man." - Benjamin Franklin

Wednesday 13th April : "The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has." - Confucius

Tuesday 12th April : "But how could you live and have no story to tell?" - Fyodor Dostoyevskey 

Monday, 11th April 2011   : Boredom: the desire for desires. Leo Tolstoy 

Sunday, 10th April 2011 :  “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” - Charles Darwin
Saturday, 9th April 2011 :  "I haven't failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison
Friday, April 8th 2011 : “You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” - Buddha

Thursday, April 7th 2011 : "Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty. I see a glass that's twice as big as it needs to be." - George Carlin