Sunday, August 3, 2008

Quotations

To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

Anything that has real and lasting value is always a gift from within.
Franz Kafka (1883 - 1924)

There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements, and owes no homage unto the sun.
Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987)

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)

Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.
Rebecca West (1892 - 1983)

Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.
John Dryden (1631 - 1700)

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937)

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