Inspirational Quotations #617

The best hearts are ever the bravest.
Laurence Sterne

Distinction is the consequence, never the object, of a great mind.
Washington Allston

Many concerns now make part or the whole of their dividends from by-products that formerly went to waste. How do we, as individuals, utilize our principal by-product? Our principal by-product is, of course, our leisure time. Many years of observation forces the conclusion that a man’s success or failure in life is determined as much by how he acts during his leisure as by how he acts during his work hours. Tell me how a young man spends his evenings and I will tell you how he is likely to spend the latter part of his life.
B. C. Forbes

Lying, a telling of beautiful untrue things, this is the proper aim of art.
Oscar Wilde

Timely service, like timely gifts, is doubled in value.
George Macdonald

Just as much as we see in others we have in ourselves.
William Hazlitt

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Henry David Thoreau

The secret to success is constancy to purpose.
Benjamin Franklin

Fear clogs; Faith liberates.
Elbert Hubbard

The world does not have to change … The only thing that has to change is our attitude.
Gerald Jampolsky

Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
Confucius

We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understanding and our hearts.
William Hazlitt

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