Monday, February 26, 2007

My favorite quotes

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. - Albert Einstein

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking - Henry Ford

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement. - Henry Ford

An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness. - Elbert Hubbard

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher

Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. - Robert Orben

Love is not blind - it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less. - Rabbi Julius Gordon

Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers. - Jimmy Breslin

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. - Dwight D. Eisenhower

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.- Albert Einstein

Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others. - Samuel Johnson

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. - P. J. O'Rourke

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. - Mahatma Gandhi

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball

A theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it. - Albert Einstein

Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they've stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments. - Kevin Costner

If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right. - Henry Ford

I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs. - Samuel Goldwyn

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. - Thomas Jefferson

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. - Pearl S. Buck

In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better. - Ellen DeGeneres

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement. - Unknown

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. - Kenneth Blanchard

1 comment:

  1. Hello everybody,

    This is an interesting issue. Another day saw this quote in a forum:

    Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Ghandi

    i think this is a wise thought...

    And my favourite quote is:

    El más terrible de los sentimientos es el sentimiento de tener la esperanza perdida.
    Federico García Lorca

    greetings to all my ticos friends!!!