Friday, March 29, 2013

Notable Quotes

A periodic posting of some notable quotes:

1. The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.

~ George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950, Irish-born British dramatist)

2. We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by others.

~ Blaise Pascal (1623-1662, French scientist, religious philosopher)

3. If you're looking for perfection, look in the mirror. If you find it there, expect it elsewhere.

~ Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990, American publisher, businessman)

4. A man who cannot tolerate small misfortunes can never accomplish great things.

~ Chinese Proverb

5. Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

~ John Wooden (1910- 2010, American basketball coach)

6. Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.

~ John Henry Newman (1801-1890, British religious leader, prelate, writer)

7. How far is far, how high is high? We'll never know until we try.

~ Song from the California Special Olympics

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