Awesome Quotes and Sayings On The Quote For The Day
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Well done is better than well said.
He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.
Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.
The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
~George-Louis de Buffon
Yes, I am positive that one of the great curatives of our evils, our maladies, social, moral, and intellectual, would be a return to the soil, a rehabilitation of the work of the fields.
Put a grain of boldness into everything you do.
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
~John Quincy Adams
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
We can often endure an extra pound of pain far more easily than we can suffer the withdrawal of an ounce of accustomed pleasure.
~Sydney J. Harris
I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little the more, as I grow older.
~Michel de Montaigne
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
~William J.H. Boetcker
Have patience, my friend, have patience;
For Rome wasn’t built in a day!
You wear yourself out for nothing
In many and many a way!
Why are you nervous and fretty
When things do not move along fast;
Why let yourself get excited
Over things that will soon be past?
~Gertrude Tooley Buckingham
We cannot get grace from gadgets. In the Bakelite house of the future, the dishes may not break, but the heart can. Even a man with ten shower baths may find life flat, stale and unprofitable.