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quote of the days

Published February 26th, 2012

- Before you point out others people's shortcomings, correct your own first. - Philippine Proverb
- In my friend, I find a second self. - Isabel Norton
- I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan
- Nothing but Heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. – Plautus
- The pursuit of excellence is less profitable than the pursuit of bigness, but it can be more satisfying. - David Ogilvy
- Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive. - Anais Nin
- Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent. - Langston Coleman
- Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld
- Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath. - Wilt Chamberlain
- The only sure thing about luck is that it will change. - Bret Harte
- Those who know how to win are much more numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories. – Polybius
- I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike? - Jean Cocteau
- Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. – Aristotle
- Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
- None are so empty as those who are full of themselves. - Benjamin Whichcote
- Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events. - Albert Einstein
- Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently. - William A. Ward
- Friends are the siblings God never gave us. – Mencius
- Some persons are very decisive when it comes to avoiding decisions. - Brendan Francis
- Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
- A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween. - Erma Bombeck
- Decisions become easier when your will to please God outweighs your will to please the world. - Anso Coetzer
- Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too. - Thomas Fuller
- I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify. - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
- Patience is so like fortitude that she seems either her sister or her daughter. – Aristotle
- Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets. - Robert Bulwer Lytton
- If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. - Benjamin Franklin
- Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. – Sadi
- Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new. - Ursula Le Guin
- It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience. - Horace Bushnell
- The love we give away is the only love we keep. - Elbert Hubbard
- Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius. - Benjamin Disraeli
- I played basketball to try to get my parents from working so hard. - James Worthy
- Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you. - Marsha Norman
- Patience and time do more than strength or passion. - Jean de la Fontaine
- God does not play dice. - Albert Einstein
- A dream is an answer to a question we haven't yet learned how to ask. - Fox Mulder
- All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take. - Mohandas Ghandi
- A man who doesn't trust himself can never really trust anyone else. - Cardinal De Retz
- A man's dreams are an index to his greatness. - Zadok Rabinwiltz
- Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. - Mark Twain
- All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers. - Orison Swett Marden
- We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it. - Thomas Jefferson
- Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. – Buddha
- We improve ourselves by victories over ourself. There must be contests, and you must win. - Edward Gibbon
- Do not be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so. - Belva Davis
- He who takes a lot of risks loses more than he can gain. - Philippine Proverb
- Dreams do not vanish, so long as people do not abandon them. - Phantom F. Harlock
- He who doesn't risk never gets to drink champagne. - Leo Tolstoy
- True science investigates and brings to human perception such truths and such knowledge as the people of a given time and society considers most important. - Ayn Rand
- Dreams are great. When they disappear you may still be there, but you will have ceased to live. - Lady Nancy Astor
- An empty container makes a lot of noise. - Philippine Proverb
- Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined. - Henry David Thoreau
- It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow. - Robert H.
- Man works for an object. Remove that object and you reduce him into inaction. - Dr Jose Rizal
- The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. - Eleanor Roosevelt
- The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else. - Napoleon Bonaparte
- You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible. - Anton Chekhov
- For every dark night, there's a brighter day. - Tupac Shakur
- Self-trust is the first secret of success. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
- A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother. - Author Unknown
- The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams. - Elizabeth Gilbert
- I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am. - Sylvia Plath
- Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work. - Rita Mae Brown
- A hundredload of worry will not pay an ounce of debt. - George Herbert
- Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go. - Natalie Goldberg
- Goals determine what you're going to be. - Julius Erving
- A dream that is not interpreted is like a letter that has not been opened. - The Talmud
- The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next. - Ursula Le Guin
- He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted. - Lao Tzu
- Spend lavishly and you end up with nothing. - Philippine Proverb
- I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. - Eartha Kitt
- Ignorance is servitude, because as a man thinks, so he is; a man who does not think for himself and allowed himself to be guided by the thought of another is like the beast led by a halter. - Dr Jose Rizal
- Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned. - Mark Twain
- God does not aid those who do not make any effort or continue in any effort. - Minoru Genda
- You learn something every day if you pay attention. - Ray LeBlond
- If you're a basketball player, you've got to shoot. - Oscar Robertson
- I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. - Abraham Lincoln
- I don't want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant. - Kobe Bryant
- All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind. - Martin H. Fischer
- Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of sins. - Langdon Mitchell
- The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live. - Mortimer Adler
- A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues. – Cicero
- There are many things which we can afford to forget which it is yet well to learn. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
- Honesty without compassion and understanding is not honesty, but subtle hostility. - Rose N. Franzblau
- I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me. - Dudley Field Malone
- We are no more than candles burning in the wind. - Japanese Proverb
- Opportunity only knocks once, grab it or you'll lose it. - Philippine Proverb
- You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way. - Marvin Minsky
- People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong. - Bill Vaughan
- But if people are buying the products, naturally they're gonna use them. - Oscar Robertson
- If you can't excel with talent, triumph with effort. - Dave Weinbaum
- And then lastly, it's always been a personal goal of mine to be able to walk away and not play just for the - Kevin Johnson
- All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them. - Magic Johnson
- Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is. - Zig Ziglar
- Honesty without compassion and understanding is not honesty, but subtle hostility. - Rose N. Franzblau
- Nobody's a natural. You work hard to get good and then work hard to get better. - Paul Coffeey
- Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. - Napoleon Hill
- Of what use is the grass when the horse is already dead. - Philippine Proverb
- Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory. - Mohandas Gandhi
- The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams. - Tupac Shakur
- Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. - Kahlil Gibran
- Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. - John Ruskin
- While the blanket is short, learn how to bend. - Philippine Proverb
- Decision is a sharp knife that cuts clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it. – Unknown
- Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. - Malcolm Forbes
- I hate to see things done by halves. If it be right, do it boldly; if it be wrong leave it undone. – Gilpin
- I think any time you have a group collectively supporting each other, that is when success is made. - Kevin Johnson
- It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect it's successful outcome. - Gordon Graham
- Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to, you'd better go out there and do it. - Larry Bird
- Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. - Warren Buffet
- It's not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life ;it is how you handle what happens to you. - Zig Ziglar
- Everyone has his burden. What counts is how you carry it. - Merle Miller
- In the Western standards of modesty, there are different guidelines. - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
- To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven. - Ralph Waldo Emerson.
- Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. - Zig Ziglar
- The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity. - Winston Churchill
- Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt
- The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. - William James
- A man that talks too much accomplishes little. - Philippine Proverb
- I believe life is to be lived, not worked, enjoyed, not agonized, loved, not hated. - Leland Bartlett
- The wisest men follow their own direction. – Euripides
- A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier. - Joseph Addison
- I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech. - H. Jackson Browne
- Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. - Albert Einstein
- Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other. - Brian Tracy
- To wish that the alleged child remain in its swaddling clothes tis to risk that it may turn against its nurse and flee, tearing away the old rags that bind it. - Dr Jose Rizal
- There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes. - William John Bennett
- Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived. - Abraham Lincoln
- A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues. – Cicero
- It's not the situation... It's your reaction to the situation. - Robert Conklin
- Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. - Arnold Bennett





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