Hi to All!
As many of you may know I like to collect quotations. Here are a few of my more recent favorites. --Dan
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
"Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech. Popular speech, by definition, needs no protection." -- Neal Boortz
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they find laughable.
Winston Churchill to American Vice-Consul Kenneth Pendar: “If anything happened to that man, (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) I couldn’t stand it. He is the truest friend; he has the farthest vision; he is the greatest man I have ever known.”
Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind.
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
It's more blessed to give than to receive -- especially kittens."
"An expert is the one who predicts the job will take the longest and cost the most."
Talent does what it can; genius does what it must."
An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's."
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
~Sir Winston Churchill
Old age ain't no place for sissies.
If you take a dog which is starving and feed him and make him prosperous, that dog will not bite you. This is the primary difference between a dog and a man.
~ Mark Twain
The purpose of life is a life of purpose. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference.
~ Robert Frost
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow."
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
~ Anna Freud
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself; and you are the easiest person to fool.
Shared joy is a double joy. Shared sorrow is half sorrow.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
~ Francis Bacon
A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does and about two years after he thinks he does.
~Lewis B. Hershey
Hating people is like burning down your own house to try to get rid of a rat.
~Harry Emerson Fosdick
Find a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
There is a good reason they call these ceremonies "commencement exercises." Graduation is not the end, it's the beginning.