Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Quotations

The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.
John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Tears at times have all the weight of speech.
Ovid (43 BC - 17 AD)


The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James Baldwin (1924 - 1987)

Believe one who has proved it. Believe an expert.
Virgil (70 BC - 19 BC)


Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible: not to have run away.
Dag Hammarskjold (1905 - 1961)

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121 - 180)

Compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.
Ludwig Erhard (1897 - 1977)

Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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