Thursday, October 11, 2007

Some Good Quotes

“It’s only when the tide goes out that you learn who’s been swimming naked.”
-Warren Buffet

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
-Mahatma Gandhi

“Travel is fatal to prejudice.”
-Mark Twain

“Speech is conveniently located midway between thought and action, where it often substitutes for both.”
-John Andrew Holmes

“If you won’t go into the tiger’s lair, how can you catch the cubs?”
-Han Dynasty Proverb

“A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.”
-John D. Rockefeller

“My theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you?”
-Erma Bombeck

“I take it we are all in complete agreement on the subject here ... Then, I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting, to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.”
-Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.

“Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.”

“A risk tamed is a reward captured.”
Michael Platt

“We need a system that grounds all students in pleasure, beauty and wonder. It is the best way to create citizens who are awakened not only to their humanity, but to the human enterprise that they inherit and will – for good or ill – perpetuate.”
-Dana Gioia

“The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.”
-Henry Kissinger

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