Lines, ideas & nuggets

“There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.” – Salvador Dali

“When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.” – African Proverb

“Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable.” – Zig Ziglar

“Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson

“It always seems impossible until its done.” – Nelson Mandela

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.” – Helen Keller

“Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.” – William Hazlitt

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.” – Author Unknown

“We need not think alike to love alike.” – Francis David

“The average person puts only 25% of his energy into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.” – Andrew Carnegie

“What ever beauty may be, it has for its basis order, and for its essence unity.” – Father Andre

“Watch the sunrise at least once a year, put a lot of marshmallows in your hot chocolate, lie on your back and look at the stars, never buy a coffee table you can’t put your feet on, never pass up a chance to jump on a trampoline, don’t overlook life’s small joys while searching for the big ones.” – H. Jackson Brown

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strengths and resolutions.” – Khalil Gibran

“So what will define greatness for your generation? I believe it is to use the knowledge that you have earned here to find ways, not only to connect to computers, but to connect to people; not only to bridge gaps in science, but to bridge gaps between cultures; not only to use numbers and formulas to create, but to use words to lead, and in the process, to close that canyon between ignorance and understanding.” – Carly Fiorina

“No man ever listened himself out of a job.” – Calvin Coolidge

And finally...

“I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from.” – Eddie Izzard

“Guns don’t kill people, people kill people, and monkeys do too (if they have a gun).” – Eddie Izzard

1 comment

  • Ditrih May 30, 2010

    agree with the author, had done everything correctly.

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