The best Quotations


An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
- Fred A. Allen

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
- Fred A. Allen

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

Success is a journey not a destination. the doing is usually more important than the outcome. not everyone can be number 1.
- Arthur Ashe

Our civilization survives in the complacency of cowardly or malignant minds - a sacrifice to the vanity of aging adolescents. in 1953, excess is always a comfort, and sometimes a career.
- Albert Camus

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

1 have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
- Winston Churchill

Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. they may be summed up by the phrases: (1) it's completely impossible. (2) it's possible, but it's not worth doing. (3) i said it was a good idea all along.
- Arthur C. Clarke

The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are - 1. security to possessors; 2. facility to acquirers; and, 3. hope to all.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There are three classes into which all the women past seventy that ever i knew were to be divided: 1. that dear old soul; 2. that old woman; 3. that old witch.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

I'd marry again if i found a man who had 15 million and would sign over half of it to me before the marriage and guarantee he'd be dead within a year.
- Bette Davis

Many people i know in los angeles believe that the sixties ended abruptly on august 9, 1969, ended at the exact moment when word of the murders on cielo drive traveled like brushfire through the community, and in a sense this is true. the tension broke that day. the paranoia was fulfilled.
- Joan Didion

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

She opened up a book of poems and handed it to me written by an italian poet from the 13th century and every one of them words rang true and glowed like burning coal pouring off of every page like it was written in my soul from me to you.
- Bob Dylan

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

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

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 Everyone probably thinks that I'm a raving nymphomaniac, that I have an insatiable sexual appetite, when the truth is I'd rather read a book. - writer
Quotation I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. - writer
Quotation One may make their house a palace of sham, or they can make it a home, a refuge. - writer
Quotation Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power. - writer
Quotation The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows. - writer
Quotation It is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class. I am of the opinion of the ancient Jewish book which says ''there is no wisdom without leisure.'' - writer