leaveten's Diaryland Diary


some quotes.

a lot of these weren't in books i've read or by people i know- i just happened to come across these when making one of my sporadic horoscope checks.

A new system is a hard thing to put into place, it is opposed by those that would be disadvantaged by the new system and it receives no support from those that would benefit. -Niccolo Machievelli

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards. -Soren Kierkegoard

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.-William Jennings Bryan

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. -William Shakespeare

"The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind." -Caroline Myss

Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination. -Voltaire

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. -Berlioz

Weep not that the world changes-did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were a cause indeed to weep. -William Cullen Bryant

To believe is very dull. To doubt is intensely engrossing. To be on the alert is to live, to be lulled into security is to die. -Oscar Wilde

Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero! (Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!) -Horace

Ambition is the last refuge of failure. -Oscar Wilde

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little. -Jean Jacques Rousseau

Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live. -Socrates

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. -Mahatma Gandhi

Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

success depends on your backbone not your wishbone.

3:44 pm - 09-21-10


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