Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Some Quotes Quoted

Here are some quotes that I would like to re-quote, for the sake of quoting them…


1.       What we learn from history is that we never learn from history.

2.      Money is not everything; it is the only thing.

3.      And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

4.      True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.

5.       Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

6.      There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.

7.      Safety first before bukol.

8.      Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan ay hindi makararating sa paroroonan.

9.      Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.

10.   Life is so constructed that an event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.

11.   When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.

12.   Tanawin mo ang nakalipas, mamuhay sa kasalukuyan, at pangarapin ang hinaharap.

13.   Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.

14.   Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.

15.   Live one day at a time.

16.   Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

17.   To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

18.   A useless life is an early death.

19.   Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.

20.  Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

21.   Everything has been figured out, except how to live.

22.  You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you're going to live. Now.

23.  And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.

24.  Study as if you were going to live forever; live as if you were going to die tomorrow.

25.   Service is what life is all about.

26.  Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.

27.  Where there is love there is life.

28.  Live your life and forget your age.

29.  To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

30.  The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.

31.   Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.

32.  Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.

33.  The purpose of life is a life of purpose.

34.  An authentic life is the most personal form of worship. Everyday life has become my prayer.

35.   Life begets life. Energy becomes energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.

36.  Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

37.  In bed we hatch, in be we match, and in bed we dispatch.

38.  I know enough to know that I do not know enough.

39.  Nothing is really simple; we only take them to be.

40.  We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

41.   Don’t linger in the past, though good it was to last.

42.  To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.

43.  Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it.

44.  That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.

45.   We wouldn’t care knowing that we are not the greatest; we would, knowing that we are the least.

46.  There is nothing permanent - but change.

47.  The unexamined life is not worth living.

48.  Life's aspirations come in the guise of children.

49.  Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends whom we choose.

50.   The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.

51.   Life is too important to be taken seriously.

52.   When you are good to others, you are best to yourself.

53.   Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.

54.   Revenge is the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.

55.   Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

56.   We seldom think of what we have, but always of what we lack.

57.   Friendship improves happiness and abates misery by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.

58.   The past cannot be changed; the future is still in your power.

59.   They can because they think they can.

60.  A person is not hurt so much by what happens, as by his opinion of what happens.

61.   To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

62.  If anger is not restrained it is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.

63.  When all else is lost the future still remains.

64.  How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become - to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being?

65.   Life is not a static thing. The only people who do not change their minds are incompetents in asylums, and those in cemeteries.

66.  There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

67.  Life is a series of little deaths out of which life always returns.

68.  The forest is magnificent, yet it contains no perfect trees.

69.  If only the best birds would sing, then the forest would be quiet.

70.  Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit.

71.   Don’t tell me what it was made for; tell me what it can do. - Armageddon

72.  You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough.

73.  The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

74.  The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from within and is rooted in strong mental and moral fiber.

75.   Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.



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