Do quotations make you think?

Do quotations make you think?

“No army can stop an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo.

 Laura Wilson says – ‘instead of being a butterfly catcher, chasing after these delicate creatures with a net, tend your garden of beautiful, sweet-smelling flowers, so that the butterflies seek out your garden and want to stay’. 

 Brian Tracy says – “Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”

“To lead others is to help them change their thoughts, beliefs and actions for the better.”~ Jim Rohn

 “Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.”~ Vince Lombardi

“One key to having influence with others is to have others perceive you as a person of talent and virtue.” ~ Jim Rohn

 “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.”~ Zig Ziglar

 “The greatest mistake marketers make is trying to create demand.”~ Eugene Schwartz

 Birthday card to an 80 year old friend “80 Today!  Growing older with dignity and grace is sensible… but the way you’re doing it is much more FUN!  Happy Birthday!”

 Zig Ziglar once said,

“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.”

Author unknown

“The only thing that stands between a person and what they want in life is the will to try it and the faith to believe it possible.”

 “To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart” ~ Christy Borgeld“

Consistency will win over intensity – achieving a small goal day by day – everything you think and do is a journey to where you want to be” – John Barton

 I would never have amounted to anything were it not for adversity. I was forced to come up the hard way. ~ J. C. Penney

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” ?Jim Rohn

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries. -The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking. AA Milne

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time. Abraham Lincoln

 

Audrey Hepburn

-Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.

-I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.

-Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once.

Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world. Annie Lennox

-A man’s value to the community primarily depends on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows.  Albert Einstein

 -In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. Albert Schweitzer

-Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder, in the shape of a leaf, the trembling of a tree. Albert Schweitzer

-You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it’s a little thing, do something for others – something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. Albert Schweitzer

Burt Lancaster

Once the public decides what you are, you might as well give up trying to be anything else.

Bob Hope

If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play at it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.

AND FINALLY THE LAST WORD, OF COURSE, ON GOLF!- A SONG TO END ON.

Bing Crosby’s enjoyable recording of “Straight Down The Middle” from 31/12/1957. The song was written for a short 1948 film called “Honor Caddy” with Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Ben Hogan and Sam Snead. 

 

AND FINALLY – Winston Churchill.
Winnie once received a message from his friend and contemporary, George Bernard Shaw. The message read: “Do come and see the opening night performance of my new play – bring a friend…if you have one”. Without missing a beat, Winston sent back a reply…
“Absolutely cannot make your opening night. Will attend the second night…if there is one…”

So do quotations make you think?

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2 Responses to Do quotations make you think?

  1. Andrew Eccles says:

    I love witty quotations from intelligent people…one of my favorite sources is Winston Churchill.
    Winnie once received a message from his friend and contemporary, George Bernard Shaw. The message read: “Do come and see the opening night performance of my new play – bring a friend…if you have one”. Without missing a beat, Winston sent back a reply…
    “Absolutely cannot make your opening night. Will attend the second night…if there is one…” A brilliant mind and wit to match.

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