Monday, June 24, 2013

Quotes (Entries in my diary)

  • People generally quarrel because they cannot argue. 
  • Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to.
  • Often the best thing about not saying anything is that it can not be repeated.
  • Man is harder than iron, stronger than stone and more fragile than rose.
  • Well timed silence is the most commanding expression.
  • I always prefer to believe the best of everybody it saves so much trouble. Rudyard Kipling.
  • Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else.
  • The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
  • When you teach your son, you teach your son's son.
  • The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
  • Speak only if you can improve upon silence.
  • The heart that loves is always young.
  • To love someone is nothing, to be loved by someone is something, to love and to be loved is everything.
  • The great man is he who does not lose his child heart. Mencius.
  • Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury. E. H. Chapin.
  • The nice thing about egoists is that they don't talk about other people. Lucille Harper. 
  • The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet. Ann Landers. 
  • A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success. 
  • One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness. 
  • Presence is more than just being there.
  • A human being's first responsibility is to shake hands with himself. 
  • The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.
  • And fierce though fiends may fight, long though angels may hide, I know that truth and right, have the Universe on their side. Washington Gladden.
  • There are times when silence has the loudest voice.
  • To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have.
  • In prosperity friends know us, in adversity we know our friends.


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