Monday, November 15, 2010

Wise Words


"There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet." ~William Frederick Halsey, Jr.  

"Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds." ~George Santayana

"It is not enough for a man to know how to ride; he must know how to fall." ~Mexican Proverb

When a diplomat says yes he means perhaps; when he says perhaps he means no; when he says no he is no diplomat.   

"To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who are you and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there." ~Koffi Annan 

"Just living is not enough.  One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower." ~Hans Christian Anderson

"The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth." ~Chinese Proverb

"Life is simple, it's just not easy." ~Anonymous 

"A life without cause is a life without effect." ~Barbarella

I don't wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to someone.  ~Javanvan

"A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out." ~Mencius"

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you." ~Winnie the Pooh   

“Enthusiasm is contagious. You could start an epidemic!”  ~Anonymous

“What's important is not what you possess, but rather what you give.” ~Anonymous

“What's important is not the size of your house, but rather the number of people you welcome into your home.”  ~Anonymous

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