Saturday, December 29, 2012

Notable Quotes

Notable quotes
A periodic posting of some notable quotes:

1. Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you
represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.

~Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964, Indian nationalist, statesman)

2.  Don't waste your life in doubts and fears: spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours or ages that follow it.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882, American poet, essayist)

3. Few things are needed to make a wise man happy; nothing can make a fool content; that is why most men are miserable.

~Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680, French classical writer)

4. We only think when we are confronted with problems.

~John Dewey (1859-1952, American philosopher, educator)

5. To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous.

~Chinese Proverb

6. It is not what you are called, but what you answer to.

~African Proverb

7. Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is.

~English Proverb

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