Favorite Quotes

Favorite Quotes

Below are some of my favorite quotes that I come across and occasionally share on LinkedIn:

July 24, 2019:

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke.

July 23, 2019:

“Remember, when you are dead, you do not know you are dead. It is only painful for others. The same applies when you are stupid.” – Ricky Gervais

August 2, 2017:

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.” – Robert Frost

July 25, 2017:

“A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.” – Robert Frost

July 22, 2017:

“Big thinking precedes great achievement.” – Wilfred Peterson

July 29, 2017:

“Nearly all men can stand adversity. But if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln.

July 16, 2017:

“Don’t be a know-it-all; be a learn-it-all.” – Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella

July 15, 2017:

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H Schuller

July 12, 2017:

“Every person has the power to make others happy. Some do it simply by entering a room — others by leaving the room. Some individuals leave trails of gloom; others, trails of joy. Some leave trails of hate and bitterness; others, trails of love and harmony. Some leave trails of cynicism and pessimism; others trails of faith and optimism. Some leave trails of criticism and resignation; others trails of gratitude and hope. What kind of trails do you leave?” – William Ward

July 10, 2017:

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden

July 9, 2017:

“Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.” – Henry Ford

July  8, 2017:

“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson

July 6, 2017:

“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” – Parkinson’s Law

July 5, 2017:

“Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character.” – William Ward

July 3, 2017:

“Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.” – Publilius Syrus

“Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.” – Bryant McGill

July 2, 2017:

“Maturity is: The ability to stick with a job until it’s finished; The ability to do a job without being supervised; The ability to carry money without spending it; and The ability to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.” – Abigail Buren

June 19, 2017:

“Life begins at 40, but often so does arthritis and the habit of telling the same story three times to the same person.” – Sam Levenson

June 18, 2017:

“It is best to keep your mouth shut and be presumed ignorant than to open it and remove all doubt.” – Mark Twain

June 15, 2017:

“If you only knock long enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.” —Henry Longfellow

June 13, 2017:

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

June 11, 2017:

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein

June 5, 2017:

“If you can’t convince them, confuse them.” – Harry Truman

June 1, 2017:

“A ship does not sail with yesterday’s wind.” – Louis L’Amour, The Walking Drum

May 25, 2017:

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain.

May 20, 2017:

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford