Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Quotes & Wise Words

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* Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.  ~Swedish Proverb
* Worry bankrupts the spirit. ~Berri Clove
* Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them. ~Andrew V. Mason
* From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.  ~Syrus
* Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.  ~Author Unknown
* Never say, "oops."  Always say, "Ah, interesting."  ~Author Unknown
* Rule number one is, don't sweat the small stuff.  Rule number two is, it's all small stuff.  ~Robert Eliot
* If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.  ~Calvin Coolidge
* Worry is a complete cycle of inefficient thought revolving about a pivot of fear.  ~Anonymous
* Heavy thoughts bring on physical maladies; when the soul is oppressed so is the body.  ~Martin Luther
* Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.  ~Mark Twain
* Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen.  Keep in the sunlight.  ~Benjamin Franklin
* Troubles are a lot like people - they grow bigger if you nurse them.  ~Author Unknown
* Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die.  ~Attributed to Douglas MacArthur
* If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.  ~E. Joseph Cossman
* What we call reality is an agreement that people have arrived at to make life more livable. ~Louise Nevelson

* Few people have the imagination for reality. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
* There is a fine line between dreams and reality, it's up to you to draw it. ~B. Quilliam
* Everything you can imagine is real.  ~Pablo Picasso
* Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or action, is the element of madness. ~John Sterling
* Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue. ~Andre Gide
* Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain. ~Carl G. Jung
* Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again? ~Winnie the Pooh
* Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. ~John F. Kennedy
* We spend our days in deliberating, and we end them without coming to any resolve. ~L'Estrange
* A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought.  There is a visible labour and there is an invisible labour  ~Victor Hugo
* Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information. ~John Erskine
* Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts. ~George Savile, Marquess de Halifax, Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections
* Chi Wen Tzu always thought three times before taking action.  Twice would have been quite enough. ~Confucius, Analects
* What luck for rulers, that men do not think. ~Adolph Hitler

*You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.  ~Anonymous


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