A Collection of Quotes and Proverbs
A wise person makes his own decisions, a weak one obeys public opinion.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
Courtesy is the mark of a civilized person.
To teach is to learn.
You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.
Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be.
You must climb the mountain if you would see the plain.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
Better do a good deed near home than go far away to burn incense.
I finally understood what true love meant…it meant that you care for another person’s happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars and to watch the coming of a new day.
When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal. When you meet someone not as good as you are, look within and examine your own self.
One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him
You can delegate authority, but not responsibility.
Shared joy is joy doubled. Shared sorrow is sorrow halved.
Who lies for you will lie against you.
One generation plants trees, another gets the shade.
“Rotten wood cannot be carved”
“Common sense goes further than a lot of learning.”
the only dreams that matter are the ones you have when you’re awake.
Virtue is not solitary. It is bound to have neighbors.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, not touched . . . but are felt in the heart.