Sunday, May 3, 2009

Quotes '09A

"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."
--Walt Disney

“If your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt. ” ~Henry J. Kaiser

# “Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars.”
~Violeta Parraabout

# “In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends”
~ John Churton Collinsabout

# “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”
~Henry Ford

“It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again because there is no effort without error and shortcomings,who knows the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the high achievement of triumph and who at worst, if he fails while daring greatly, knows his place shall never be with those timid and cold souls who know neither victory nor defeat.” T. Roosevelt

Retiring is just practicing to be dead."

--Paul Harvey

"I never use a long word when a short one will do or an involved

construction when a simple one will do or literary trickery when

plain-speaking will do."

--Isaac Asimov


"To write what is worth publishing, to find honest

people to publish it, and get sensible people to read it,

are the three great difficulties in being an author."

~ Charles Caleb Colton