Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Friendship Quotes

A simple friend thinks the friendship over when you have an argument. A real friend knows that it's not a friendship until after you've had a fight.

Friendship is the golden thread that ties all hearts together.

"To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed ~ That can make life a garden."

"Silence is the true friend that never betrays."

"Love is blind, but friendship closes its eyes."

"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow ~ Don't walk behind me, I may not lead ~ Just walk beside me and be my friend."

Monday, November 12, 2007

Quotes on Dream

No person has the right to rain on your dreams.

Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Happiness Quotations

"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature."

"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence."

"So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers."

"Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response."

"We all want to be happy, and we're all going to die. You might say those are the only two unchallengeably true facts that apply to every human being on this planet."

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Quotes on Life

You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act.

It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over.

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Quotes on Success

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it.

One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.

Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning; but give me the man who has the pluck to fight when he's sure of losing.

Friday, November 2, 2007

Quotes on Travel

"Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation."

"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. "

"A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving."

"The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway."

"Tourists don't know where they've been, travellers don't know where they're going."

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."

"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."