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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."