10 of my Favorite Quotes, Part I

Many of the quotes below, have multiple applications.  They can provide boundaries, and even alerts, that you might be getting close to a threshold you did not want to cross.  Great quotes also improve your people skills. 

1-What lies before you and what lies behind you should be of little concern to what lies within you.   Emerson

2-A bad habit never goes away by itself.  It’s always an undo-it-yourself project.

3-The past should be a springboard, not a hammock.  Edmond Burke

4-People would worry less about what others think of them if they only realize how seldom they do.

5-No one was ever honored for what he received.  Honor has been the reward for what they gave.   Calvin Coolidge


6-Criticizing another’s garden doesn’t keep the weeds out of your own.

7-Following the path of least resistance is what makes people and rivers cooked.

8-Your struggle may be lasting, but it is not everlasting.

9-If it is to be, it is up to me.   

10-What you don’t know through experience, you gain through exposure.



10 of my favorite quotes, Part II

11--Never judge a person’s horsepower by their exhaust.

12-There are a lot of ways to become a failure, yet never taking a chance is the most successful.

13-Those who are given to white lies soon become color blind.

14-Some temptations come to the industrious, but all temptations attack the idle.  

15-Those who complain about the way the ball bounces are often the ones who dropped it.

16-How many people do you know who became successful at something they hate? 

17-There are a lot of ways to become a failure, yet never taking a chance is the most successful.  

18-There are two ways of spreading light:  to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.  

19-With today's access to information, most ignorance is vincible ignorance.. We don't know because we don't want to know.

20-A close friend exclaimed in a discussion, "there are two things wrong with America."   The other person in the conversation said, "I don't know and I don't care."  To which my friend said, "You got both of them right."


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