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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

If you have love - quote picture

"If you have love you don't need to have anything else. If you don't have it it doesn't matter much what else you do have."
~ James M. Barrie - Scottish dramatist & novelist (1860 - 1937)

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Famous entrepreneur quotes and sayings

"An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he'll quickly learn how to chew it."
~ Roy Ash American Businessman, CEO of AM International

"Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal."
~ E. Joseph Cossman

"The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake - you can't learn anything from being perfect."
~ Adam Osborne

"Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears."
~ Les Brown

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
~ Steve Jobs

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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Excellence is not a singular act - Shaq quote

"Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do."
~ Shaquille ONeal

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Famous Time Management Quotes collection

"Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions."
~ John Randolph

"Never let yesterday use up today."
~ Richard H. Nelson

"Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves."
~ Lord Chesterfield

"To do two things at once is to do neither."
~ Publius Syrus

"One thing you can’t recycle is wasted time."
~ Unknown

"Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else."
~ Peter F. Drucker

"Never leave ’till tomorrow which you can do today."
~ Benjamin Franklin

"Those who make the worse use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness."
~ Jean De La Bruyere

"All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that."
~ Baltasar Gracian

"Ordinary people think merely of spending time. Great people think of using it."
~ Unknown

Thursday, December 10, 2009

People with goals succeed - quote by Earl Nightingale

"People with goals succeed because they know where they are going... It's as simple as that."
~ Earl Nightingale

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Try to change it - quote by Kurt Lewin

"If you want to truly understand something, try to change it."
~ Kurt Lewin

Related posts:

- You must be the change - by Mahatma Gandhi

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Few quotes on wiseness wisdom fools

"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists of not exceeding that limit"
~ Elbert Hubbard

"Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something."
~ Plato

"To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe."
~ Marilyn vos Savant

"Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired."
~ Titus Maccius Plautus

"Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure."
~ William Saroyan

"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

"The wisest mind has something yet to learn."
~ George Santayana

"Force without wisdom falls of its own weight."
~ Horace

"Be happy. It's one way of being wise."
~ Sidonie Gabrielle

"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life."
~ Sandra Carey

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Enjoy the lovely moment - quote picture

"The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it."
~ Richard Bach.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Hard things should be possible - quote

"Easy things should be easy, and hard things should be possible."
~ Larry Wall, creator of Perl programming language

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Famous quotes collection on Truth

"If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything."
~ Mark Twain

"How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four; calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg."
~ Abraham Lincoln

"Truth is such a rare thing, it is delighted to tell it."
~ Emily Dickinson

"Truth springs from argument amongst friends."
~ David Hume

"It takes two to speak truth -- one to speak and another to hear."
~ Henry David Thoreau

"All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."
~ Galileo

"The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off."
~ Gloria Steinem

"When in doubt, tell the truth."
~ Mark Twain

"It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies."
~ Noam Chomsky

"Truth is our element."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Few short quotes on Life - Happiness

"Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have."
~ Unknown

"There is only one happiness in life -- to love and to be loved."
~ George Sand

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."
~ Soren Kierkegaard

"Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it."
~ Christopher Morley

"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood."
~ Marie Curie

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Brian Lara famous quotes collection

"I woke up at 4am with my hands sweating and couldn't get back to sleep. I've been batting the innings since then, and now it's finished I'm very happy."
(on scoring 375 vs England, Antigua 1994)

"In the past I often reacted to what I perceived to be the stresses of cricket by getting away from it and hanging out with friends. Instead of confronting problems, I would turn my back on them. Now I've realised I want to give cricket 100%."

"You can't play a patience game with them. They take command and like to take command and if you let them, they will."
(Lara on how to beat Australia Cricket Team)

"Sachin is a genius. I'm a mere mortal."
(Lara on Sachin)

"At this stage of his career it doesn't matter where Brian Lara bats. It's important that a guy stands up and wants to bat in that position. It's a pivotal position in any batting order and [Ramnaresh] Sarwan is one of the premier batsmen in our team. And if he puts up his hand and wants to do it, especially with low scores behind him, it shows a lot of character. And you're seeing the results of it all today."
(Lara during West Indies v India, 3rd Test, St Kitts, when he was asked why he didn't bat at No.3)

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Stages of the Noble Path - Buddha quote

"The stages of the Noble Path are: Right View, Right Thought, Right Speech, Right Behavior, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration"

~ Lord Buddha

Sunday, November 8, 2009

They think they are able - quote on ability

"They are able because they think they are able."
~ Virgil , Roman epic poet (70 BC - 19 BC)

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

You must be the change - quote by Gandhi

"You must be the change you want to see in the world."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

Monday, November 2, 2009

Success - a matter of hanging on quotes

"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go."
~ William Feather

Friday, October 30, 2009

Famous quotes on Patriotism

"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it."
~ Mark Twain

"You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money."
~ P.J O'Rourke

"Who saves his country violates no law."
~ Napoleon Bonaparte

"Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism"
~ George Orwell

"I think patriotism is like charity -- it begins at home."
~ Henry James

"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government."
~ Edward Abbey

"You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race."
~ George Bernard Shaw

"Patriots always talk of dying for their country, and never of killing for their country."
~ Bertrand Russell

"The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain"
~ George McGovern

"The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?"
~ Pablo Casals

Monday, October 26, 2009

Famous quotes by Charlie Chaplin

Few of famous quotes from the famous English comedic actor and film director Charlie Chaplin

"Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot"

"The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury."

"We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery."

"We think too much and feel too little."

"A day without laughter is a day wasted."

"A man's true character comes out when he's drunk."

"Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself."

"Why should poetry have to make sense?"

"Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is 'elephant'."

"Remember, you can always stoop and pick up nothing."

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Learn as if you were to live forever - quote by Gandhi

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

Friday, October 23, 2009

Few Famous quotes on Equality

"Before God we are all equally wise and equally foolish."
~ Albert Einstein

"People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities."
~ Linda Ellerbee

"Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box."
~ Italian Proverb

"The tears of the red, yellow, black, brown and white man are all the same."
~ Martin H. Fischer

"Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it."
~ Frances Wright

Friday, October 16, 2009

John Lennon quotes on peace & love

Some of the famous quotes on love and peace by one of the founding members of The Beatles, English rock musician John Lennon

"Love is the flower you've got to let grow."

"You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die."

"Love is you; you and me"

"All we are saying is give peace a chance."

"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality."

"Everything is clearer when you're in love."

"If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal."

"Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear"

"If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace"

"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Famous Quotes on Children

"We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today."
~Stacia Tauscher

"Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it."
~ Harold Hulbert

"You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance."
~ Franklin P. Jones

"A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer."
~ Unknown

"Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man."
~ Rabindranath Tagore

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Aung San Suu Kyi Famous Quotes

Few famous quotes by Aung San Suu Kyi , leader of the nonviolent movement for human rights and democracy in Burma (Myanmar), and Nobel laureate.

"Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential."

"The democracy process provides for political and social change without violence."

"Fear is not the natural state of civilized people."

"Our struggle for democracy is a struggle for our everyday life."

"As my father's daughter, I felt I had a duty to get involved."

"The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged."

"The history of the world shows that peoples and societies do not have to pass through a fixed series of stages in the course of development."

"I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician. That's not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course, something wrong with some politicians."

"The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear."

"It is not power that corrupts but fear. The fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it, and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it."

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Famous quotes on self acceptance

"Self acceptance is the freedom to see oneself without denial".
~ Nathaniel Branden

"You are wholly complete and your success in life will be in direct proportion to your ability to accept this truth about you".
~ Dr. Robert Anthony.

"A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval".
~ Mark Twain

"Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them".
~ Albert Einstein

"To increase your level of self acceptance, think of your unique talents and abilities".
~ Brian Tracy

Monday, October 5, 2009

Quotes on Gandhi by other famous people

"Generations to come will scarcely believe that such a one as this (GANDHI) walked the earth in flesh and blood. I believe that Gandhi's views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time"
~ Albert Einstein

"If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. He lived, thought, and acted, inspired by the vision of humanity evolving toward a world of peace and harmony. We may ignore him at our own risk."
~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I have the greatest admiration and respect for Mahatma Gandhi. He was a great human being with a deep understanding of human nature. He made every effort to encourage the full development of the positive aspects of the human potential and to reduce or restrain the negative. His life has inspired me ever since I was a small boy."
~ Dalai Lama

"In my life, I have always looked to Mahatma Gandhi as an inspiration, because he embodies the kind of transformational change that can be made when ordinary people come together to do extraordinary things"
~ Barack Obama, President, United States

"Then rose the star of Gandhi. He showed that a doctrine of non-violence was possible."
~ Arnold Zweig

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Few very famous motivational quotes

"Enthusiasm is the engine of success."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas."
~ Marie Curie

"Behind every great achievement is a dreamer of great dreams."
~ Robert K. Greenleaf

"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made, in a very narrow field."
~ Niels Bohr

"Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom."
~ Thomas Jefferson

"Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent."
~ Marilyn Vos Savant

"Character is what you are in the dark."
~ D.L. Moody

"Don't find fault. Find a remedy."
~ Henry Ford

"He who thinks twice before saying nothing is wise."
~ Unknown

"I make myself rich by making my wants few."
~ Henry David Thoreau

Monday, September 28, 2009

Love is a fruit in season - quote

"Love is a fruit in season at all times,and within reach of every hand"
~ Mother Teresa

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Thinking is capital asset - quote picture

"Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life."

~ Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Monday, September 21, 2009

Famous quotes collection on Education

"To teach is to learn twice."
~ Joseph Joubert

"In teaching others we teach ourselves."
~ Unknown

"Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought."
~ Napoleon Hill

"You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself."
~ Galileo Galilei

"Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which,
fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation."
~ John F. Kennedy

"Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each."
~ Plato

"He who opens a school door, closes a prison."
~ Victor Hugo

"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet."
~ Aristotle

"Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting."
~ Aldous Huxley

"The man who can make hard things easy is the educator."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, September 18, 2009

Famous Appearance quote - thorns have roses

"You can Complain that roses have thorns or rejoice that thorns have roses"

~ Ziggy

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Sachin Tendulkar famous cricket quotes

Few famous quotes on cricket and himself by the great cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar

"Isn't cricket supposed to be a team sport? I feel people should decide first whether cricket is a team game or an individual sport."

"At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match."

"Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field."

"I have played for 15 years and it has been a dream."

"I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the ground and then take whatever the result."

"If one man is representing India in cricket, then yes, blame that person when things go wrong."

"I always had a dream to play for India but I never let it put pressure on me."

"I have never thought where I will go, or forced any targets on myself."

"When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well."

"I think I have already spoken a lot. Now it is time for me to play."

Sunday, September 13, 2009

The fear of failure - quote picture

The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

None thinks of changing himself - quote picture

Everyone thinks of changing the world,
but no one thinks of changing himself.

~ Leo Tolstoy

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Famous quotes by Andre Agassi - Tennis legend

Some of famous sayings by the former world no 1 tennis player, Andre Kirk Agassi

"And I think if people could hear what the coaches are saying, they will realize there's a lot more to this game than hitting the ball."

"You don't cheat anybody out of their experience, whatever it is."

"Being number two sucks."

"What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose."

"Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it"

"I got a hundred bucks says my baby beats Pete's baby. I just think genetics are in my favour."

"I hope (my fans are) excited. I don't get to be in too many finals any more."

"Everybody here is taking the day out of their lives to come watch me, and I thank you for that,"

"If you don't practice you don't deserve to win."

"I think the loudest noise in the world is 23,000 quiet New Yorkers"
(On benefiting from partisan crowd during victory in first round of 2006 US Open, his last ever tournament)

"It's a weird feeling. You just sort of expect to leave the dance with the ones you came with. When they decide that it's time for them, it's a sad feeling."
(After Pete Sampras announced his retirement 2003)

Sunday, September 6, 2009

The beauty of music - quote

"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent"
- Victor Hugo

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Famous quotes on Glory

"Glory is a poison, good to be taken in small doses."
~ Honore de Balzac

"Glory is a shroud that posterity often tears from the shoulders of those who wore it when living."
~ Pierre Jean de Beranger

"Glory is safe when it is deserved; it is not so with popularity; one lasts like a mosaic, the other is effaced like a crayon drawing."
~ Marquis Stanislas Jean de Boufflers

"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is no road of flowers leading to glory"
~ Jean de La Fontaine

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Famous quotes by Muhammad Ali

Few inspiring quotes from the best heavyweight boxing champions ever, Muhammad Ali

"Old age is just a record of one's whole life."

"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life."

"A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life."

"Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are."

"Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong."

"I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world."

"My toughest fight was with my first wife."

"If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize."

"The man who has no imagination has no wings."

"There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people."

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Famous quotes on books

"The world of books is the most remarkable creation of man. Nothing else that he builds ever lasts. Monuments fall, nations perish, civilizations grow old and die out, and after an era new races build others. But in the world of books are volumes that have seen this happen again and again and yet live on, still young, still as fresh as the day they were written, still telling men's hearts of the heart of men centuries dead."
~ Clarence Shepard Day

"A good book is the best of friends."
~ English Proverb

"Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom."
~ George William Curtis

"The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries."
~ Descartes

"They are the books, the arts, the academes,That show, contain and nourish all the world."
~ William Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Trust yourself - famous quote picture

"As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Never take a person's dignity - quote picture

"Never take a person's dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you."
~ Frank Barron

Monday, August 17, 2009

Famous Determination quotes collection

"An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men."
~ Thomas Fuller

"You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else."
~ Albert Einstein

"Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try."
~ Unknown

"We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history."
~ Sonia Johnson

"Little by little one walks far"
~ Peruvian Proverb

"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough."
~ Og Mandino

"The determination to win is the better part of winning."
~ Daisaku Ikeda

"When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome."
~ Wilma Rudolph

"I don't think about risks much. I just do what I want to do. If you gotta go, you gotta go"
~ Lillian Carter

"The Will of Man Is Stronger Than Iron Bars"
~ Anwar Ibrahim

Friday, August 14, 2009

Famous quotes by Corazon Aquino

Few of famous quotes from Corazon Aquino, the first female president of the Philippines (and the first female president of any country in Asia)

"As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it."

"I've reached a point in life where it's no longer necessary to try to impress. If they like me the way I am, that's good. If they don't, that's too bad.:

"I am not embarrassed to tell you that I believe in miracles."

"Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy."

"It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But then neither can political prisoners turn on the light in the cells of a dictatorship."

"Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice."

"I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life."

"I just do whatever it is that I believe I should do, regardless of the risks to my life"

"One must be frank to be relevant."

"Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope."

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Always bring your own sunshine - quote

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
~ Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

Friday, August 7, 2009

Inspirational quote on life - picture

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."
~ Edith Wharton

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Quotes on Brotherhood and Unity

"Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable."
~ Kenyan Proverb

"In union there is strength."
~ Aesop

"The spirit of brotherhood recognizes of necessity both the need of self-help and also the need of helping others in the only way which every ultimately does great god, that is, of helping them to help themselves."
~ Theodore Roosevelt

"So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth."
~ Bahá'u'lláh

"Unity to be real must stand the severest strain without breaking."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"You cannot contribute anything to the ideal condition of mind and heart known as Brotherhood, however much you preach, posture, or agree, unless you live it."
~ Faith Baldwin

"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent."
~ John Donne

"To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them."
~ Charles de Montesquieu

"The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers"
~ Thomas Carlyle

"If you really believe in the brotherhood of man, and you want to come into its fold, you've got to let everyone else in, too"
~ Oscar Hammerstein II

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Famous quotes from Sir Francis Bacon

Few very famous sayings from English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist, and author Sir Francis Bacon

"Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper."

"Knowledge is power."

"In charity there is no excess."

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."

"Silence is the virtue of fools."

"By far the best proof is experience."

"Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home."

"Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study."

"The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship."

"Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable."

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Famous quotes on Niceness

"It is easy to be nice, even to an enemy - from lack of character."
~ Dag Hammarskjold

"Well behaved women rarely make history."
~ Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

"Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down."
~ Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

"Too nice is neighbor's fool."
~ Dutch proverb

"In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue."
~ Thomas Jefferson

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Be happy - happiness quotes collection

"All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within."
~ Horace Friess

"Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves."
~ James M. Barrie

"Happiness is a Swedish sunset -- it is there for all, but most of us look the other way and lose it."
~ Mark Twain

"Growth itself contains the germ of happiness."
~ Pearl S. Buck

"The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase, if you pursue happiness you'll never find it."
~ C. P. Snow

"My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?"
~ Charles Schulz

"You can never get enough of what you don't need to make you happy."
~ Eric Hoffer

"Happiness cannot come from without. It must come from within. It is not what we see and touch or that which others do for us which makes us happy; it is that which we think and feel and do, first for the other fellow and then for ourselves."
~ Helen Keller

"That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest."
~ Henry David Thoreau

"Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude."
~ Denis Waitle

Monday, July 13, 2009

Mind is everything - quotes picture

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Don't be afraid to face difficulties

Arrow goes forward only after it is pulled backwards.
Bullet goes forward only after pressing the Trigger backwards.

Every human being will be happy
only after facing the difficulties in their life path..

So don't be afraid to face your difficulties.
They will push you forward.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

We are going to win out quote

“We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.”
~ Orison Swett Marden

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Famous sad quotes about life collection

"Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable."
~ Wizard of Oz

"They that sow in tears shall reap in joy."
~ Psalms

"The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it."
~ W. M. Lewis

"For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.'"
~ John Greenleaf Whittier

"Do not judge men by mere appearances; for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy."
~ E. H. Chapin

"The essential sadness is to go through life without loving. But it would be almost equally sad to leave this world without ever telling those you loved that you love them."
~ Unknown

"My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad."
~ Olive Schreiner

"A sad thing in life is that sometimes you meet someone who means a lot to you only to find out in the end that it was never bound to be and you just have to let go."
~ Unknown

"Courage and cheerfulness will not only carry you over the rough places in life, but will enable you to bring comfort and help to the weak-hearted and will console you in the sad hours"
~ William Osler

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it."
~ Unknown

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Famous quotes on tomorrow, an another day

"Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream."
~ Kahlil Gibran

"How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I'm committed to?"
~ Tony Robbins

"We are tomorrow's past."
~ Mary Webb

"Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today."
~ Thomas Jefferson

"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today."
~ Abraham Lincoln

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"The future will be better tomorrow."
~ Dan Quayle

"After all, tomorrow is another day"
~ (Gone With the Wind), Margaret Mitchell

"Never borrow sorrow from tomorrow."
~ Helen Steiner Rice

"Light tomorrow with today!"
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Famous Holiday quotes and sayings

"Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!"
~ Amanda Bradley

"A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell."
~ George Bernard Shaw

"Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not."
~ William James

"I have had a holiday, and I'd like to take it up professionally."
~ Kylie Minogue

"To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance."
~ Philip Andrew Adams

"A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours."
~ John B. Priestly

"Our concept of a family holiday was going to a guest house in the Lake district or Wales where walking was part of the holiday"
~ Roger Bannister

"No self-respecting mother would run out of intimidations on the eve of a major holiday."
~ Erma Bombeck

"In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."
~ Albert Camus

"The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year's Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you're married to."
~ P. J. O'Rourke

Friday, July 3, 2009

Famous Promises Quotes collection

"The best way to keep one's word is not to give it."
~ Napoleon Bonaparte

"Promises are like babies: easy to make, hard to deliver."
~ Author Unknown

"Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible."
~ Hannah Arendt

"Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made."
~ Edgar Watson Howe

"The promises of yesterday are the taxes of today."
~ William Lyon MacKenzie

"An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises."
~ Mae West

"The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep."
~ Robert Frost

"A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain."
~ Arabian Proverb

"There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept."
~ Gaelic Proverb

"You cannot live on other people's promises, but if you promise others enough, you can live on your own."
~ Mark Caine

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Famous quotes collection on Sacrifice

"The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become."
~ Charles Dubois

"Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing."
~ George Bernard Shaw

"Sacrificing your happiness for the happiness of the one you love, is by far, the truest type of love."
~ Unknown

"Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies."
~ Henri Frederic

"A good sacrifice is one that is not necessarily sound but leaves your opponent dazed and confused"
~ Nigel Short

"Those things which are precious are saved only by sacrifice."
~ David Kenyon Webster

"Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things."
~ Georges Bataille

"The key to faith is what we are willing to sacrifice to obtain it."
~ Elder Cloward

"To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else."
~ Bernadette Devlin

"Sweat plus sacrifice equals success."
~ Charlie Finley

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Famous quotes collection on Intuition

"Instinct is the nose of the mind."
~ Madame De Girardin

“The only real valuable thing is intuition.”
~ Albert Einstein

“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.”
~ Alan Alda

“I feel there are two people inside me - me and my intuition. If I go against her, she'll screw me every time, and if I follow her, we get along quite nicely.”
~ Kim Basinger

“Often you have to rely on intuition.”
~ Bill Gates

"Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's."
~ Billy Wilder

"Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way."
~ Florence Scovel Shinn

"An artist's instinct is more refined than the typical mortal's"
~ Holden Rinehart

"Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality."
~ Alexis Carrel

"Trusting our intuition often saves us from disaster."
~ Anne Wilson Schaef

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Pete Sampras famous quotes collection

Few of great quotes from the former World No 1 tennis player Pete Sampras

“I let my racket do the talking. That's what I am all about, really. I just go out and win tennis matches.”

“I just had to hang in there and make sure I was dictating play,”

“The difference of great players is at a certain point in a match they raise their level of play and maintain it. Lesser players play great for a set, but then less.”

“Clay will be the toughest surface for Roger. If things go right, if the weather's right, I think he can win it.”
~ On Roger Federer

"When you retire you want to get as far away as possible from the game for a couple of years."

"You kind of live and die by the serve."

"People know me. I'm not going to produce any cartwheels out there. I'm not going to belong on Comedy Central. I'll always be a tennis player, not a celebrity."

"In tennis, you can make a couple of mistakes and still win. Not in golf. I played three rounds in that Tahoe event, and I was drained. Mentally, not physically."

"For so long people have just taken what I do for granted. It is not easy to do year-in, year-out, to win Grand Slams and be No. 1."

"There`s always one shot that I can rely on when I`m not hitting the ball that well, is my serve."

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Famous Father's Day Inspirational Quotes

"He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it."
~ Clarence Budington Kelland

"Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name."
~ William Wordsworth

"One father is more than a hundred Schoolemasters."
~ George Herbert

"Dad, you're someone to look up to no matter how tall I've grown."
~ Unknown

"Any fool can be a Father, but it takes a real man to be a Daddy!!"
~ Philip Whitmore Snr

"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."
~ Jim Valvano

"Are we not like two volumes of one book?"
~ Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

"A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father."
~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong."
~ Charles Wadworth

"When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry."
~ Jewish Proverb

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Helen Keller inspirational life quotes

Few of very inspirational quotes on life by the famous American author, political activist and lecturer Helen Keller

"When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another."

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure."

"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."

"College isn't the place to go for ideas."

"Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye."

"The highest result of education is tolerance."

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it."

"There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his."

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."

"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood."

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Famous old age quotes and sayings

"None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm."
~ Henry David Thoreau

"Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you are a cheese."
~ Billie Burke

"There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow."
~ Edith Wharton

"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."
~ Abraham Lincoln

"It is so comic to hear oneself called old, even at ninety I suppose!"
~ Alice James

"I want to die young at a ripe old age."
~ Ashley Montagu

"The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy."
~ Helen Hayes

"Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age."
~ Jeanne Moreau

"First you are young; then you are middle-aged; then you are old; then you are wonderful."
~ Lady Diana Cooper

"You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old"
~ George Burns

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Robert Browning famous quotes collection

"A minute's success pays the failure of years."

"Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do."

"I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on."

"Motherhood: All love begins and ends there."

"My sun sets to rise again."

"Ignorance is not innocence but sin"

"I show you doubt, to prove that faith exists."

"When the fight begins within himself, a man's worth something."

"Take away love and our earth is a tomb"

"Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?"

Monday, June 15, 2009

Famous Metallica quotes collection

James Hetfield quotes:

"Regret? That's a screwed up word."

"I'd rather regret doing something than not doing something."

"When people start copying your style, you know that something must be happening."

"I'm married to Metallica."

Kirk Hammett quotes:

"I would have never imagined that we'd be as popular as we are right now."

"My guitars are my umbilical cord. They're directly wired to my head."

Lars Ulrich quotes:

"To me the most boring thing in the world is safe, mainstream heavy metal...I'd rather listen to Madonna."

"To go from one extreme to the other, with no boundaries. That's the best. That's what Metallica is all about."

Jason Newsted quotes:

"We don't have to do any shit we don't want to. If it doesn't come out good, forget it. It has to be unique, something that really represents us."

Cliff Burton quotes

"To live is to die"

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Famous quotes collection on Laughter

"Carry laughter with you wherever you go."
~ Hugh Sidey

"Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects."
~ Arnold Glasow

"I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose."
~ Woody Allen

"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter."
~ e.e. cummings

"When people are laughing, they're generally not killing each other."
~ Alan Alda

"Laughter is the shortest distance between two people."
~ Victor Borge

"Laughter is the corrective force which prevents us from becoming cranks."
~ Henri Bergson

"Remember, men need laughter sometimes more than food."
~ Anna Fellows Johnston

"Seven days without laughter makes one weak."
~ Mort Walker

"Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing."
~ Ken Kesey

Friday, June 12, 2009

Famous quotes collection on joy

"To have joy one must share it. Happiness was born a twin."
~ Lord Byron

"There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward."
~ Kahlil Gibran

"Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself"
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"Joy is the feeling of grinning inside."
~ Melba Colgrove

"Joy is not in things; it is in us"
~ Richard Wagner

"A joy shared is a joy doubled"
~ Unknown

"He who has not looked on Sorrow will never see Joy."
~ Kahlil Gibran

"Joy is the best makeup."
~ Anne Lamott

"We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world."
~ Helen Keller

"A thing of beauty is a joy forever."
~ John Keats

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Famous quotes by Donald Bradman

Some of famous quotes from the Australian cricketer and the Cricket Legend Sir Donald Bradman

"I was never coached; I was never told how to hold a bat."

"If there is a threat to the game of cricket, that threat lies in the first class arena. One day cricket, especially day-night cricket, is here to stay."

Some of his sayings from his last interview in 1996

"Many cricketers who had more ability than I had, Why they didn't make more runs than I did, I don't know"

"Undoubtedly the best all-round cricketer I've ever set eyes on"
~ Sir Donald Bradman on West Indies' Gary Sobers

"The best thing that's happened to the game for many years"
~ Sir Donald Bradman on Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne

"Every ball went exactly where I wanted it to go until the ball that got me out"
~ On his 254 scored at Lord's

"I'm very sorry I made a duck, I'd have been glad if I'd made those four extra runs to have an average of 100. I didn't know it at the time and I don't think the Englishmen knew it either. I think if they had known it they may have been generous enough to let me get four"

"Of course that's rubbish. I was certainly emotional, but I wasn't that bad. But I was very sad walking out. I felt I'd let the people down"
~ Denying the question that he got out because of tears in his eyes

"Despite recent sad developments, cricket will survive and remain our most noble game and I shall always remain proud of the part I played in its history and development"
~ Bradman on match- fixing

"A good captain must be a fighter; confident but not arrogant, firm but not obstinate; able to take criticism without letting it unduly disturb him, for he is sure to get it - and unfairly, too,"

Apologies quotes and sayings collection

"Apology is a lovely perfume; it can transform the clumsiest moment into a gracious gift."
~ Margaret Lee Runbeck

"Never ruin an apology with an excuse."
~ Kimberly Johnson

"An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything."
~ Lynn Johnston

"The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology."
~ Red Auerbach

"The only good thing about punctuality is that it usually gets you an apology."
~ Unknown

"Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets."
~ Henry A. Kissinger

"Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past."
~ Tryon Edwards

"A stiff apology is a second insult. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt."
~ Chesterton, Gilbert K.

"An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be."
~ Steve Martin

"Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well."
~ Jim Rohn

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Famous quotes on wisdom and knowledge

"Life is a gift of nature; but beautiful living is the gift of wisdom."
~ Greek Adage

"Be happy. It's one way of being wise."
~ Sidonie Gabrielle

"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power."
~ Unknown

"In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer."
~ Oscar Wilde

"Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it"
~ Albert Einstein

"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life."
~ Sandra Carey

"I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received"
~ Antonio Porchia

"Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom."
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew."
~ Herb Caen

"A prudent question is one-half of wisdom."
~ Francis Bacon

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Famous quotes collection from Yanni

Some of very inspiring quotes from the music legend Yanni

"Sometimes we get caught up in our troubles and our problems and we let life slip away, but life is precious, all of life, and one must try to take in as much of it as possible."

"My father once said, 'If the whole world wants to go left and you feel like going right, go right. You don't have to follow. You don't have to make a big deal about which way you're going. Just go. It's very easy'."

"The less you want, the richer you are. The more you need in order to be happy, the more miserable you'll be."

"My father taught me that one of the most important abilities in life is to be able to take the pain and persevere, and for years this lesson had served me well."

"The most important battle is one to conquer yourself."

"I don't want problems solved for me. I want the fishing rod, not the fish."

"Creativity is an inherent quality of highest order. When we create, we become more than the sum of our parts."

"My goal is to connect with people emotionally. I take life's experiences and translate them into music -- music that hopefully creates an impact on the listener."

"I believe that having an open mind is one of the most important qualities we can possess. Once our minds close, we stop evolving."

"As I understand life at different levels, I can use music to express what these levels feel like to me. Hopefully the listener can be transported to this understanding by listening to the music."

Famous quotes collection on mistake

"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one."
~ Elbert Hubbard, The Note Book, 1927

"I never make stupid mistakes. Only very, very clever ones."
~ John Peel

"That's not serious; it's just human."
~ Jerry Kopke

"You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm."
~ Colette

"Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow."
~ Henry S. Haskins

"From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own."
~ Syrus

"Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes."
~ Confucius

"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."
~ George Bernard Shaw

"Mistakes are the portals of discovery."
~ James Joyce

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Famous quotes collection on dream

“Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”
~ Leon Joseph Cardinal Suenens

"Dreams are nature's answering service - don't forget to pick up your messages once in a while."
~ Sarah Crestinn

"Dreams are answers to questions we haven't yet figured out how to ask."
~ X-Files

"All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams."
~ Elias Canetti

"Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you."
~ Marsha Norman

"One can write, think and pray exclusively of others; dreams are all egocentric."
~ Evelyn Waugh

"In a dream you are never eighty."
~ Anne Sexton

"In dreams, we enter a world that's entirely our own."
~ Steven Kloves, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (movie)

"For a dreamer, night's the only time of day."
~ Newsies(movie)

And a good one from Indian boxer Akhil Kumar
“Dreams are those that don’t let you sleep at night,”

Friday, June 5, 2009

Famous Courage quotes, sayings on Bravery

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow."
~ Mary Anne Radmacher

“The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.”
~ Sven Goran Eriksson

“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.”
~ Jesse Jackson

“The key to change... is to let go of fear.”
~ Rosanne Cash

“A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.”
~ John Maxwell

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.”
~ William Shedd

"Courage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a man has that virtue, he has no security for preserving any other."
~ Samuel Johnson

"It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare."
~ Mark Twain

"Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow"
~ Dan Rather

"A coward is a hero with a wife, kids, and a mortgage."
~ Marvin Kitman

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Famous quotes on Politeness, good manner

“Politeness wins the confidence of princes”
~ Chinese Proverbs

“One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.”
~ Josh Billings

“Politeness is the art of choosing among one's real thoughts.”
~ Abel Stevens

“Play fair. Don't hit people. Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody.”
~ Robert Fulghum

“Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts”
~ François de la Rochefoucauld

"To disagree, one doesn't have to be disagreeable."
~ Barry M. Goldwater and Jack Casserly, Goldwater

"Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness."
~ Otto von Bismarck

"I want minimum information given with maximum politeness."
~ Jackie Kennedy

"True politeness consists in being easy one`s self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can"
~ Alexander Pope

"Politeness is the flower of humanity."
~ Joseph Joubert

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Life and living - inspiring quote

First I was dying to finish high-school and start college. Then I was dying to finish college and start working. Next, I was dying for my children to grow old enough for school, so I could return to work. Finally, I was dying to retire. And now, I am dying...
And suddenly I realized I forgot to live.

~ Author unknown

Monday, June 1, 2009

Famous quotes on Positive attitude

"When you believe you can!"
~ Maxwell Maltz

"When there is a start to be made, don't step over! Start where you are."
~ Edgar Cayce

"When you choose to be pleasant and positive in the way you treat others, you have also chosen, in most cases, how you are going to be treated others."
~ Zig Ziglar

"Pessimism never won any battle."
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

"Positive anything is better than negative nothing."
~ Elbert Hubbard

"Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible."
~ Doug Larson

"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort."
~ Herm Albright

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."
~ Winston Churchill

"The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders."
~ Foster's Law

"Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it."
~ Joe Clark