Inspirational Quotations #698

What ever purifies the heart also fortifies it.
Hugh Blair

You must be in tune with the times and prepared to break with tradition.
James Agee

Children should be led into the right paths, not by severity, but by persuasion.

Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.
Felix Frankfurter

Who will not mercy unto others show, how can he mercy ever hope to have?
Edmund Spenser

No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.
Francis Marion Crawford

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.
Vince Lombardi

New ideas are one of the most overrated concepts of our time. Most of the important ideas that we live with aren’t new at all.
Andy Rooney

Often you just have to rely on your intuition.
Bill Gates

Humans seek happiness as an end in itself, not as a means to something else.

Every one has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend.
Marian Anderson

The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
Denis Waitley

A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but hes not a man of action. It is as if a tennis player before returning a ball stopped to think about his views of the physical and mental advantages of tennis. You must act as you breathe.
Georges Clemenceau

The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower.
Florence Nightingale

Conscience serves us especially to judge of the actions of others.
Jean Antoine Petit-Senn

Occasionally, a man must rise above principles.
Warren Buffett

All you have shall some day be given; therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors.
Khalil Gibran

The fool knows after he’s suffered.

You are remembered for the rules you break.
Douglas MacArthur


  1. Chuck says

    So enjoy the inspirational quotes. They arrive at great times….

    Thank you.

    All the best!

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