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Quotations:
Quote of the Week:
"Duty is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never do less."
Robert E. Lee

Smack your child every day. If you don't know why -- he does.
Joey Adams

Don't just stand there -- do something.
Anonymous

If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.
Anonymous

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Marcus Aurelius

Avoid contradicting in general, especially people you love.
Maurice Baring

Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is boring without it.
Pearl S. Buck

Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.
Aaron Burr

You can get a lot more done with a kind word and a gun, than with a kind word alone.
Al Capone

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
Dale Carnegie

Never stand begging for what you have the power to earn.
Miguel de Cervantes

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Lord Chesterfield

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
G. K. Chesterton

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time--a tremendous whack.
Winston Churchill

Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.
John Churton Collins

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
James Bryant Conant


Eat bread at pleasure, drink wine by measure.
Randle Cotgrave

Sunburn is very becoming -- but only when it is even -- one must be careful not to look like a mixed grill.
Noel Coward

Put your trust in God -- but keep your powder dry.
Oliver Cromwell

The real world is not easy to live in. It is rough; it is slippery. Without the most clear-eyed adjustments we fall and get crushed. A man must stay sober: not always, but most of the time.
Clarence Day

Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Charles Dickens

Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Benjamin Disraeli

Big Ideas are so hard to recognize, so fragile, so easy to kill. Don't forget that, all of you who don't have them.
John Elliot, Jr.

Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.
W. C. Fields

If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.
Benjamin Franklin

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of.
Benjamin Franklin

Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance
King George V

Never make forecasts, especially about the future.
Samuel Goldwyn

A promise must never be broken.
Alexander Hamilton

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
Ernest Hemingway

Don't ever slam the door; you might want to go back.
Don Herold

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
Edgar Watson Howe

When a man tells you what people are saying about you, tell him what people are saying about him; that will immediately take his mind off your troubles.
Edgar Watson Howe

If you can't answer a man's argument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
Elbert Hubbard

To escape criticism -- do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubbard

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
Victor Hugo

Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
Henry James

Forgive, but never forget.
John F. Kennedy

When you are right, you cannot be too radical; When you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors.
Rudyard Kipling

Life is short; live it up.
Nikita Krushchev

Duty is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never do less.
Robert E. Lee

Whatever you are, be a good one.
Abraham Lincoln

Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.
James Russel Lowell

Don't be so humble. You're not that great.
Golda Meir

To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease.
Nancy Mitford

When you've got them by their wallets, their hearts and minds will follow.
Fern Naito

Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
Richard M. Nixon

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. ANd don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
Satchel Paige

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton

Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Norman Vincent Peale

Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.
Joseph Pulitzer

When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first.
Josiah Quincy

Less is more. God is in the details.
Mies van der Rohe

Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do and damned if you don't.
Eleanor Roosevelt

If you treat people right they will treat you right -- ninty percent of the time.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, "Certainly, I can!" Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Theodore Roosevelt

When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Theodore Rooseveldt

To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written.
Jean Jacques Rosseau

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Carl Sandburg

Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?.
Frank Scully

If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not an example.
George Bernard Shaw

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Socrates

What you cannot enforce, do not command.
Socrates

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
Socrates

Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repay you.
Madame de Tencin

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.
James Thurber

Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive. And don't ever apologize for anything.
Harry S. Truman

Get the facts first. You can distort them later.
Mark Twain

When in doubt, tell the truth.
Mark Twain

I've always followed my father's advice: He told me, first, to always keep my word and, second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be goddam sure I intend to. And, third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble.
John Wayne

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde

Never murder a man who is committing suicide.
Woodrow Wilson

If you can't have faith in what is held up to you for faith, you must find things in yourself, for a life without faith in something is too narrow a place to live.
George E. Woodberry

Tell the truth, and so puzzle and confound your adversaries.
Henry Wotton