Quotes Galore. My collection.

To live, man must hold three things as the supreme ruling values of his life: Reason--Purpose--Self Esteem. Reason, as his only tool of knowledge--Purpose, as his choice of the happiness which that tool must proceed to achieve--Self Esteem, as his inviolate certainty that his mind is competent to think and his person is worthy of happiness, which means: is worthy of living.  - Ayn Rand

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.  - Aesop

If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace.  - Ajahn Chah

I figured htat if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.  - Ali

I hated every minute of training, but I said, Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.  - Ali

Imma show you how great I am.  - Ali

Adventure is worthwhile.  - Amelia Earhart

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life.  - Anais Nin

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.  - Andre Gide

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.  - Ann Frank

If you have much, give your wealth; if you have little, give your heart.  - Arabian Proverb

Discipline really means our ability to get ourselves to do things when we don't want.  - Arden Mahlberg

We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is not an act, but a habit.  - Aristotle

Make your optimism come true.  - Author Unknown

Little things affect little minds.  - Benjamin Disraeli

Talk to a man about himself, and he is generally captivated.  - Benjamin Disraeli

There is no index of character so sure as the voice.  - Benjamin Disraeli

If it's not fun, you're not doing it right.  - Bob Basso

A man is a succes if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.  - Bob Dylan

... you must free your ambitious mind and learn the art of dying.  - Bruce Lee

A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.  - Bruce Lee

Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself; do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicated it.  - Bruce Lee

Eventually, you learn to read groups of words. Where a student will three motions, the experience man will se one, because he sees the overall energy path.  - Bruce Lee

Fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks one, but I fear a man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times (get down to simple basics and practice them a lot).  - Bruce Lee

If you always put limits on eveyrthing you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. there are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.  - Bruce Lee

If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.  - Bruce Lee

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.  - Bruce Lee

If you want to learn to swim, jump into the water. On dry land, no frame of mind is ever going to help you (put yourself in the environment to do what it is you want to accomplish).  - Bruce Lee

In combat, spontaneity rules; rote performance of technique perishes (techniques and strategies must be practiced so well they can be used without much thought).  - Bruce Lee

Knowing is not enough, you must apply; willing is not enough, you must do.  - Bruce Lee

Knowledge will give you power, but character will give you respect.  - Bruce Lee

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.  - Bruce Lee

Practice all movements slow and fast, soft and hard; hte effectiveness of Jeet Kune--Do depends on split--second timing and reflexive action, which can be achieved only through repetitious practice.  - Bruce Lee

Real living is living for others.  - Bruce Lee

Simplicity is the key to brilliance.  - Bruce Lee

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.  - Bruce Lee

The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.  - Bruce Lee

The mind is like a fertile garden in which anything that is planted, flowers or weeds, will grow.  - Bruce Lee

The more relaxed the muscles are, the more energy can flow through the body, using muscular tensions to try to do the punch, or attempting to use brute force to knock someone over, will only work to opposite effect.  - Bruce Lee

The possession of anything begins in the mind.  - Bruce Lee

If you propose to speak, always ask yourself, is it true, is it necessary, is it kind  - Buddha

Remembering a wrong is like carrying a burden on the mind.  - Buddha

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.  - Buddha

You only lose what you cling to.  - Buddha

Figuring out what the audience expects, and then doing something different, is great fun to me.  - Charlie Chaplin

I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat, everything in contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large.  - Charlie Chaplin

I'd hate a picture that was perfict, it would seem machine made. I want the human touch so that you love the picture for its imperfections.  - Charlie Chaplin

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.  - Charlie Chaplin

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.  - Charlie Chaplin

The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. you have to make it fall.  - Che Guevara

I hear: I forget / I see: I remember / I do: I understand.  - Chinese Proverb

He who deliberates fully before taking a step will spend his entire life on one leg.  - Chinese Proverb

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape one hundred days of sorrow.  - Chinese Proverb

The wise adapt themselves to circumstances, as water molds itself to the pitcher.  - Chinese Proverb

If you neglect your art for one day it will neglect you for two.  - Chinese Proverb

Bloom where you are planted.  - Chinese Proverb meaning make the best of your situation.

That's the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good fucking life.  - Chuck Palahniuk

The more a man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.  - Confusius

As a well--spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.  - Da Vinci

Happy will they be who lend ear to the words of the dead.  - Da Vinci

Human subtlety... will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature, because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.  - Da Vinci

Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.  - Da Vinci

Leanring acquired in yout arrest the evil of old age; and if you understand that old age has wisdom for its food, you will so conduct yourself in youth that your old age will not lack for nourishment.  - Da Vinci

Man has much power of discourse which for the most part is vain and false; animals have but little, but it is useful and true, and a small truth is better than a great lie.  - Da Vinci

Men out of fear will cling to the thing they most fear (people become consumed by their fears).  - Da Vinci

Obstacles cannot crush me. Eveyr obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.  - Da Vinci

Patience serves us against insults precisely as clothes do against the cold. For if you multiply your garments as the cold increases, that cold cannot hurt you; in the same way increase your patience under great offenses, and they cannot hurt your feelings.  - Da Vinci

Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.  - Da Vinci

Science is the captain, and practice the soldiers  - Da Vinci

Sun those studies in which the work that results dies with the worker.  - Da Vinci

That is not riches, which may be lost; virtue is our true good and the true reward of its possessor. That cannot be lost; that never deserts us, but when life leaves us. As to property and external riches, hold them with trembling; they often leave their possessor in contempt, and mocked at for having lost them.  - Da Vinci

The book of science of mechanics must precede the book of useful inventions (understanding how the components of the knowledge work must come before practical use).  - Da Vinci

The painter who draws merely by practicing and by eye, without any reason, is like a mirror which copies every thing placed in front of it without being conscious of their existence (the creation should serve a purpose).  - Da Vinci

There is no certainty in sciences where one of hte mathematical sciences cannot be applied, or which are not in relation with these mathematics.  - Da Vinci

Those who are in love with practice wihtout knowledge are like the sailor who gets into a ship without rudder or compass and who never can be certain whether he is going. Practice must always be founded on sound theory, and the this Perspective is the guide and the gateway; and without this nothing can be done well in the matter of drawing.  - Da Vinci

What is fair in men, passes away, but not so in art.  - Da Vinci

Where there is most feeling, there is the greatest martyrdom (the boldest moves people make are for what they are emotionally invested in.)  - Da Vinci

Wisdom is the daughter of experience.  - Da Vinci

Genuine sincerity opens people's hearts, while manipulation causes them to close.  - Daisaku Ikeda

The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings.  - Dave Weinbaum

Control is not leadership; management is not leadership; leadership is leadership is leadership. If you seek to lead, invest at least 50% of your time leading yourself--your own purpose, ethics, principles, motivation, conduct. Invest at least 20% leading those with authority over you and 15% leading your peers. If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,' then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny.  - Dee Hock Founder and CEO Emeritus VISA International

Happy people plan actions, they don't plan results.  - Dennis Wholey

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whateve rhas to be done, it's always your choice.  - Dr. Wayne Dyer

As long as you make an identity for yourself out of pain, you cannot be free of it.  - Eckhart Tolle

The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self--created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life.  - Eckhart Tolle

You cannot find yourself by going into the past. You can find yourself by coming into the present.  - Eckhart Tolle

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.  - Eleanor Roosevelt

Go big or go home. Because it's true. What do you have to lose?  - Eliza Dushku

If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Mary  - Engelbreit

He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.  - Friedrich Nietzsche

Mathematics is the key and door to the sciences.  - Galileo

Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe.  - Galileo

The great book of nature can be read only by those who know the language in which it is written. And that language is mathematics.  - Galileo

The great book of nature is written in mathematical symbols  - Galileo

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.  - Gandhi

Speak only if it improves upon the silence.  - Gandhi

The rich must live more simply so that the poor may simply live.  - Gandhi

To believe in something, and not live it, is dishonest.  - Gandhi

Truth alone will endure; all the rest will be swept away before the tide of time.  - Gandhi

The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.  - George Bernard Shaw

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.  - George Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.  - George Bernard Shaw

Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.  - George Bernard Shaw

The dog that trots about finds a bone.  - Golda Meir

Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.  - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Author

It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.  - Henry Ford

It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.  - Henry Ford

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

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.  - Henry Ford

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.  - Henry Ford

It has been my experience that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.  - Henry Ford

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself--and be lenient to everybody else.  - Henry Ward Beecher

Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.  - Herbert Spencer

The essential trait in the moral consciousness is the control of some feeling or feelings by some other feeling or feelings.  - Herbert Spencer

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.  - Herbert Spencer

Rule your mind or it will rule you.  - Horace

If I have seen further it is by standing on teh shoulders of giants.  - Isaac Newton

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.  - Jack London

You can never conquer the mountain. You can only conquer yourself.  - Jim Whittaker

The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.  - John Burroughs

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient become more independent.  - John D. Rockefeller

I know nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.  - John D. Rockefeller

I would rather earn 1% off of 100 people's efforts than 100% off of my own efforts.  - John D. Rockefeller

If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.  - John D. Rockefeller

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.  - John D. Rockefeller

Not what we have but what we enjoy constitutes our abundance.  - John Petit--Senn

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.  - Kahlil Gibran

As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.  - Katharine Hepburn

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.  - Lao Tzu

To be rich in friends is to be poor in nothing.  - Lilian Whiting

Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.  - Lord Chesterfield

When thigns are bad, we take comfort in teh thought that they could always be worse. And when they are, we find hope in the though taht things are so bad they have to get better.  - Malcolm S Forbes

The only pressure I'm under is the pressure I've put on myself.  - Mark Messier

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable.  - Martin Luther King Jr.

I have consistently preached that nonviolence demands that the means we use must be as pure as the ends we seek.  - Martin Luther King Jr.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.  - Martin Luther King Jr.

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.  - Marting Luther King Jr.

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.  - Maya Angelou

Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.  - Michael Jordan

I built my talents on the shoulders of someone else's talents.  - Michael Jordan

I can never stop working hard. Each day I feel that I have to improve. Hard work... determination... I gotta keep pushing myself.  - Michael Jordan

I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.  - Michael Jordan

I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.  - Michael Jordan

Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.  - Mother Teresa

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.  - Mother Teresa

Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.  - Mother Teresa

When I get sad I stop being sad and be awesome instead.  - Neil Patrick Harris

Nothing can trouble you but your own imagination.  - Nisargadatta Maharaj

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.  - Og Mandino

If you want to be loved, be lovable.  - Ovid

Love yields to business. If you seek a way out of love, be busy; you'll be safe then.  - Ovid

A painter is a man who paints what he sells. An artist, however, is a man who sells what he paints.  - Pablo Picasso

I like to live poor, but with a lot of money.  - Pablo Picasso

If there were only one truth, it wouldn't be possible to do 100 variations on the same theme.  - Pablo Picasso

Inspiration exists but it must find you working.  - Pablo Picasso

Action is the fundamental key to all success.  - Pablo Picasso

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.  - Peace Pilgrim

Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.  - Pema Chodron

A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.  - Proverb

A man is made by the books he reads.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear always springs from ignorance.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Make yourself necessary to somebody. Do not make life hard to any.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, And Newton, and eveyr pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is a weed? A plan whose virtues have yet to be discovered.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

All of us encounter, at least once in our life, some individual who utters words that make us think forever. There are men whose phrases are oracles; who condense in one sentence the secrets of life; who blurt out an aphorism that forms a character or illustrates an existence.  - Rene Descartes

Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resove it.  - Rene Descartes

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.  - Rene Descartes

To do is to be.  - Rene Descartes

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.  - Robert Brault

Success is a matter of understanding and religiously practicing specific, simple habits that always lead to success.  - Robert J. Ringer

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.?  - Samuel Johnson

He who does not prevent crime when he can encourages it.  - Seneca

The best cure for anger is delay.  - Seneca

Begin at once to live and count each separate day as a separate life.?  - Seneca

Anxiety is nothing but repeatedly re--experiencing failure in advance. What a waste.  - Seth Godin

Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.  - Socrates

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.  - Socrates

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is a habit.  - Socrates

The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime.  - Sogyal Rinpoche

Management of many is the same as management of few. It is a matter of organization.  - Sun Tsu

... those skilled in war bring the enemy to the field of battle and are not brought there by him.  - Sun Tzu

A leader leads by example not by force.  - Sun Tzu

A skilled commander seeks victory from the situation and does not demand it of his subordinates.  - Sun Tzu

All warfare is based on deception.  - Sun Tzu

For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.  - Sun Tzu

If words of command are not clear and distinct, if orders are not thoroughly understood, the general is to blame.  - Sun Tzu

It is essential to seek out enemy agents who have come to conduct espionage against you and to bribe them to serve you. Give them instructions and care for them. Thus double agents are recruited and used.  - Sun Tzu

Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge (importance of the right education, foresight, and spies.)  - Sun Tzu

One defends when his strength is inadequate, he attacks when it is abundant.  - Sun Tzu

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.  - Sun Tzu

Pretend inferiority to encourage his arrogance.  - Sun Tzu

Secret opperations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every move.  - Sun Tzu

Speed is the essence of war. Take advantage of the enemy's unpreparedness; travel by unexpected rutes and strike him where he has taken no precautions.  - Sun Tzu

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.  - Sun Tzu

Subtle and insubstantial, the expert leaves no trace; divinely mysterious, he is inaudible. Thus he is master of his enemy's fate.  - Sun Tzu

The best victory is when the opponent surrenders of its own accord before there are any actual hostilities... It is best tow in without fighting.  - Sun Tzu

The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing up their numbers.  - Sun Tzu

The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do go service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.  - Sun Tzu

The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond teh possiblity of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.  - Sun Tzu

The ultimate in disposing one's troops is to be without ascertainable shape. Then the most penetrating spies cannot pry nor can the wise lay plans against you (importance of being unpredictable and not having easily understood motives.)  - Sun Tzu

Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy.  - Sun Tzu

To a surrounded enemy, you must leave a way to escape.  - Sun Tzu

To have peace you must be ready for war.  - Sun Tzu

Too frequent rewards indicate that the general is at the end of his resources; too frequent punishments that he is in acute distress.  - Sun Tzu

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.  - Sun Tzu

What the ancients called a clever fighter is one who not only wins, but excels in winning with ease.  - Sun Tzu

When the enemy is at ease, be able to weary him; when well fed, to starve him; when at reast, to make him move. Appear at places wo which he must hasten; move swiftly where he does not expect you.  - Sun Tzu

Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.  - Ted Turner

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.  - Thomas Jefferson

Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most.  - Unknown

Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.  - Unknown

Every new day is another chance to change your life.  - Unknown

Every second of anger is a second of happiness you will never get back.  - unknown

Friendship isn't a big thing. It's a million little things.  - Unknown

If you want to know where your heart is look where your mind goes when it wanders.  - Unknown

If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.  - Unknown

Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it.  - Unknown

People who urge you to be realistic generally want you to accept their version of reality.  - Unknown

Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience.  - Victoria Holt (P.N. What did you learn from the experience?)

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to is.  - Vince Lombardi

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.  - Voltaire

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.  - Voltaire

As soon as we wish to be happier, we are no longer happy.  - Walter Landon

A very rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything but no enough to do nothing.  - Warren Buffet

Can you really explain to a fish what it's like to walk on land? One day on land is worth a thousand years of talking about it, and one day running a business has exactly the same kind of value.  - Warren Buffet

Diversification is a protection against ignorance. It makes very little sense for those who know what they're doing.  - Warren Buffet


I really like my life. I've arranged my life so that I can do what I want.  - Warren Buffet

I will tell you how to become rich. Close hte doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.  - Warren Buffet

I'd be a bum on the street with a tin cup if the markets were always efficient.  - Warren Buffet

If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.  - Warren Buffet

If I was running $1 million today, or $10 million for that matter, I'd be fully invested. Anyone who says that size does not hurt investment performance is selling. The highest rates of return I've ever achieved were in the 1950s. I killed the Dow. You ought to see the numbers. But I was investing peanuts then. It's a huge structural advantage not to have a lot of money. I think I could make you 50% a year on $1 million. No, I know I could. I guarantee that.  - Warren Buffet

If you don't feel comfortable owning something for 10 years, then don't own it for 10 minutes.  - Warren Buffet

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.  - Warren Buffet

Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase price be so attractive that even a mediocre sale gives good results.  - Warren Buffet

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.  - Warren Buffet

Rule #1: Never lose money. Rule #2; Never forget rule #1.  - Warren Buffet

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.  - Warren Buffet

The key to investing is not assessing how much an industry is going to affect society, or how much it will grow, but rather determining hte competitive advantage of any given company and, above all, the durability of that advantage.  - Warren Buffet

The stock market is designed to transfer money from the active to the patient.  - Warren Buffet

The approach to strategies are very similar in that you gather all the information you can and then keep adding to that base of information as things develop. You do whatever the probabilities indicate based on the knowledge that you have at the time, but you are always willing to modify your behavior or your approach as you get new information.  - Warrent Buffet

History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.  - Winston Churchill

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.  - Winston Churchill

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.  - Winston Churchill


It is better to be making the news than taking it; to be an actor rather than a critic.  - Winston Churchill

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.  - Winston Churchill

The further back I look, the further forward I can see.  - Winston Churchill

The price of greatness is responsibility.  - Winston Churchill

To improve is to change. To be perfect is to change often.  - Winston Churchill

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.  - Winston Churchill

Basically Bruce Lee was against forms practice because it locks you into a pattern and works agains the flexibility needed to respond reflexively. In other words don't pair tactics together but practice them diligently so they can be chained together as necessary. 

A heroic effort is a collective effort. 

An individual with a healthy self--respect likes themselves--even when encountering the inevitable failures in life.

Fill your mind with compassion.

He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.

I am good enough but I want to be better.

In order to win you have to want it more.

Individual truth is manifest in one, absolute truth is observed in all.

Men are disturbed not by the things that happen, but by their opinion of things that happen. Epictetus

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Pay no attention to the faults of others, thing done or left undone. Consider only what by oneself is done or left undone.

Personal note: Losers go around saying winning isn't everything.

The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.

While you're dreaming of success, I'm awake and working hard to achieve it.

Winners build on mistakes, Losers dwell on them.


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