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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Quotable Quotes

Every now and then, we tend to look for quotable quotes to fill in the gaps and to make up for the lack of appropriate words to express our thoughts. Here's a great collection that highlight such quotes.
Quotes also allow us to convey wisdom, add a little credibility, and probably to find a famous "ally" who shares a similar view.
But there's also many instances where great sayings are made where the author is unknown and yet their intended words carry a lot of weight. These quotes too make their way into this collection.
Whether you're looking for a quote for your speech, your presentation, your card or your letter, I hope that this series of great quotes will help bring words to what you feel in a succinct way.
Happy quoting these quotes!


A man travels all over the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
-- George Moore


A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
-- Winston Churchill


As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
-- Andrew Carnegie


Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
-- Robert Service


Do not worry about what people are thinking about you--for they are not thinking
-- Anonymous


Carpe Diem (Seize the day)
-- Horace


Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
-- Confucius


Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
-- Benjamin Disraeli


Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.
-- Author Unknown


Hope is a light diet, but very stimulating.
-- Honore de Balzac


I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
-- Marlene Dietriech


In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on.
-- Robert Frost


If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'thank you,' that would suffice.
-- Meister Eckhart


If you aren't living on the edge, then you are taking up too much space.
-- Anonymous


If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
-- Harry S. Truman


If you really want to do something, you will find a way. If you don't, you will find an excuse.
-- Anonymous


Life is 10 percent what happens to us and 90 percent how we respond to it.
-- Albert M Wills, Jr.


Life is an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
-- Carl Sandburg


Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic.
-- Author Unknown


Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
-- Henry Ford


The time to repair a roof is when the sun is shining.
-- John F. Kennedy


The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.
-- Lily Tomlin


There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
-- Albert Einstein


To create you must quiet your mind. You need a quiet mind so that ideas will have a chance of connecting.
-- Eric Maisil


We could all take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.
-- Author Unknown


We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are.
-- Talmud


You can't hold a man down without staying down with him.
-- Booker T. Washington


Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
-- Carl Jung

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