Quotes

Need some inspiration, motivation, a little miracle of magic to bring out that beautiful smile?

Well you’ll find it right here, on this page. From the most moving to the most flippant and sardonic, we’ve got it all.

Inspiration

What you see depends on what you’re looking for.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.

He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

Art-the end result of perception, wisdom, intelligence, discipline, hard work, passion, luck, accident, and coincidence.

Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.

Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.

Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared but still goes on.

Life is like a taxi. The meter just keeps a-ticking whether you are getting somewhere or just standing still.

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

 

Famous Words of Wisdom

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. Gandhi

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Gandhi

We must be the change we wish to see in this world. Gandhi

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill

Only a life lived for others is worth living. Albert Einstein

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. Shakespeare

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. Isaac Asimov

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln


So True

It never occurs to some politicians that Lincoln is worth imitating as well as quoting.

Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.

Eat well, exercise regularly, die anyway…

 

Profession

The secret to teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you learnt this afternoon.

What inspires men of genius, or rather, what inspires their work, is not new ideas. It is the obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.

Design doesn’t need theory, designers do.

A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn’t there.

A consultant is someone who borrows your watch, tells you the time, pockets the watch, then sends you a bill for it.

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip

Wisecracks

Who cares about apathy?

God’s last name is not Dammit.

A man may be entitled to his opinions, but he is also entitled to his consequences.

When tempted to fight fire with fire remember that the Fire Department uses water.

Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege.

War doesn’t determine who’s right. War determines who’s left.

I can resist everything except temptation.

Of course, it’s very easy to be witty tomorrow, after you get a chance to do some research and rehearse your ad libs.

I feel so miserable without you; it’s almost like having you here.

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