Quote of the week

Take some time out to contemplate the wise (or not so wise) words spoken by others.

Week commencing 7 March 2016
I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”     
– Jimmy Dean

Week commencing 29 February 2016
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”    
– Aristotle 

Week commencing 22 February 2016
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”   
– Thomas Jefferson 

Week commencing 15 February 2016
To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.”  
– Eva Young

Week commencing 8 February 2016
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” 
– Albert Einstein 

Week commencing 1 February 2016
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

Week commencing 25 January 2016
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
Groucho Marx

Week commencing 18 January 2016
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.” 
– Ovid

Week commencing 11 January 2016
“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” 
– Elbert Hubbard

Week commencing 4 January 2016
Every man dies, but not every man really lives.
– William Wallace  

Week commencing 14 December 2015
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
– Helen Keller

Week commencing 7 December 2015
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
Elbert Hubbard

Week commencing 30 November 2015
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
– Sophia Loren   

Week commencing 23 November 2015
Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage.
Anais Nin

Week commencing 16 November 2015
If not now, when will you begin living your life?
Jack Borland

Week commencing 9 November 2015
The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.
– Elbert Hubbard

Week commencing 2 November 2015
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
– Soren Kierkegaard

Week commencing 26 October 2015
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
– Oscar Wilde

Week commencing 19 October 2015
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
– Oscar Wilde

Week commencing 12 October 2015
Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
– Les Brown  

Week commencing 5 October 2015
If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it!
– Jonathan Winters  

Week commencing 28 September 2015
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
Robert Frost

Week commencing 21 September 2015
If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.
– Olin Miller

Week commencing 14 September 2015
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
– Timothy Leary

Week commencing 7 September 2015
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.
– Erica Jong

Week commencing 31 August 2015
Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
– Benjamin Franklin

Week commencing 24 August 2015
A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.
– Charles Gord

Week commencing 17 August 2015
You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Bob Hope

Week commencing 10 August 2015
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
BR Hayden

Week commencing 3 August 2015
One thing you can’t recycle is wasted time.
Harold V Melchert

Week commencing 27 July 2015
You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
Richard Bach

Week commencing 20 July 2015
We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
 George Bernard Shaw

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