The best Quotations


Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
- Julie Andrews

A salesman must also have flexible goals. you may say, ''i want to sell 10 accounts this week,'' and you sell five. you're ready to die. but, you tell yourself, ''five isn't too bad. you know, next week maybe i'll sell 10.
- Curtis Carlson

The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. the world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
- Andrew Carnegie

I began revolution with 82 men. if i had [to] do it again, i do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. it does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.
- Fidel Castro

The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
- Deepak Chopra

Any 20 year-old who isn't a liberal doesn't have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn't a conservative doesn't have a brain.
- Winston Churchill

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.
- Winston Churchill

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

If you see 10 troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that 9 will run into the ditch before they reach you.
- Calvin Coolidge

Remember when $25, 000 was a success? now it is a garbage collector.
- Frank Dane

Sir walter, with his 61 years of life, although he never wrote a novel until he was over 40, had, fortunately for the world, a longer working career than most of his brethren.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

People do not live nowadays. they get about 10% out of life.
- Isadora Duncan

Maybe in the 90s or possibly in the next century people will look upon the 80s as the age of masturbation, when it was taken to the limit; that might be all that's going on right now in a big way.
- Bob Dylan

I think there are only three things america will be known for 2, 000 years from now when they study this civilization: the constitution, jazz music and baseball.
- Gerald Early

I have not failed. i've just found 10, 000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas Alfa Edison

From the point of view of the pharmaceutical industry, the aids problem has already been solved. after all, we already have a drug which can be sold at the incredible price of $8, 000 an annual dose, and which has the added virtue of not diminishing the market by actually curing anyone.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
- William Feather

Conrad hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. he gave me 5, 000 gideon bibles.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

Poverty is uncomfortable; but 9 times out of 10 the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and be compelled to sink or swim.
- James A. Garfield

Making a million dollars is the simplest thing in the world. just find a product that sells for $2000 and that you can buy at a cost of $1000, and sell a thousand of them.
- Jerry Gillies

You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
- Wayne Gretzky

If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of ten it will.
- Paul Harvey

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
- George Herbert

Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
- Napoleon Hill

Today, you have 100% of your life left.
- Tom Hopkins


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Quotation It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either. - writer
Quotation Nature provides exceptions to every rule. - writer
Quotation Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy. - writer
Quotation If I didn't start painting, I would have raised chickens. - writer
Quotation An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship. - writer
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