Antique Progressive Wisdoms

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1.1

Good, Better, Best. Never Let it Rest, till your Good is Better and Your Better is Best.  -  St. Jerome  347 AD - 420 AD

1.2

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.  -  Booker T. Washington  1856 - 1915

1.3

It is never too late to be what you might have been.   -  George Eliot  1819 - 1880

1.4

He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.   -  Lao Tzu  601 BC - 531 BC

1.5

Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.  -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790

1.6

Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.  -   Joseph Joubert  1754 - 1824

1.7

Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.   -  Oscar Wilde 1854 - 1900

1.8

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.  -  Confucius  551 BC - 479 BC

2.1

Believe you can and you're halfway there.  -  Theodore Roosevelt  1858 - 1919

2.2

Good, Better, Best. Never Let it Rest, till your Good is Better and Your Better is Best.  -  St. Jerome  347 AD - 420 AD

2.3

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. -  Frederick Douglass  1818 - 1895

2.4

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.  -  Benjamin Franklin  1706 - 1790

2.5

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.  -  Emma Lazarus  1849 - 1887

2.6

Fortune favors the audacious.  -  Desiderius Erasmus  1466 - 1536

2.7

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.  -  Marcus Aurelius  121 AD - 180 AD

2.8

The mind is everything. What you think you become.  -  Buddha  567 BC - 484 BC

3.1

Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.  -  Victor Hugo  1802 – 1885

3.2

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.    -  Baltasar Gracian  1601 - 1658

3.3

Good, Better, Best. Never Let it Rest, till your Good is Better and Your Better is Best.  -  St. Jerome  347 AD - 420 AD

3.4

If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.  -  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  1807 - 1882

3.5

What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.   -  Jane Austen  1775 - 1817

3.6

Follow your honest convictions and be strong.  -  William Thackeray  1811 - 1863

3.7

Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.  -  Blaise Pascal  1623 - 1662

3.8

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.  -  William James  1842 - 1910

4.1

Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.  -  Robert G. Ingersoll  1857 - 1899

4.2

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.  -  Henry David Thoreau  1817 - 1862

4.3

Independence is happiness.  -  Susan B. Anthony  1820 - 1906

4.4

Good, Better, Best. Never Let it Rest, till your Good is Better and Your Better is Best.  -  St. Jerome  347 AD - 420 AD

4.5

Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.  -  Nicolas Chamfort  1741 - 1794

4.6

Every great dream begins with a dreamer.  -  Harriet Tubman  1822  –  1913

4.7

He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.  -  Ben Jonson  1572 - 1637

4.8

Aim for the highest.  -  Andrew Carnegie  1835 - 1919

5.1

Never cut what you can untie.  -  Joseph Joubert  1754 - 1824

5.2

I may walk slowly, but I never walk backward. -  Abraham Lincoln  1806 – 1865

5.3

A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.  -  Edward Gibbon  1737 - 1794

5.4

Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.   -  Elizabeth Stanton  1815 - 1902

5.5

Good, Better, Best. Never Let it Rest, till your Good is Better and Your Better is Best.  -  St. Jerome  347 AD - 420 AD

5.6

Honest hearts produce honest actions.  -  Brigham Young  1801 - 1877

5.7

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.  -  Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882

5.8

Little deeds are like little seeds, they grow to flowers or to weeds.  -  Daniel D. Palmer  1845 - 1918

6.1

Be the measure great or small, let it be honest in every part.  -  John Bright  1811 - 1889

6.2

Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.  -  Marguerite Gardiner  1789 - 1849

6.3

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.  -  Mark Twain  1835 - 1910

6.4

There is no harm in repeating a good thing.  -  Plato  428 BC - 348 BC

6.5

Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?  -  Sun Tzu  545 BC - 496 BC

6.6

Good, Better, Best. Never Let it Rest, till your Good is Better and Your Better is Best.  -  St. Jerome  347 AD - 420 AD

6.7

Common sense is not so common.  -  Voltaire  1694 - 1778

6.8

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.   - Anton Chekhov  1860 - 1904

7.1

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.  -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790

7.2

I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand. -  Confucius  551 BC - 479 BC

7.3

Simplicity is the glory of expression.   -  Walt Whitman  1819 - 1892

7.4

And though hard be the task, 'Keep a stiff upper lip'.  -  Phoebe Cary  1822 - 1871

7.5

Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.  -  Michelangelo  1475 - 1564

7.6

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.  -  Buddha  567 BC - 484 BC

7.7

Good, Better, Best. Never Let it Rest, till your Good is Better and Your Better is Best.  -  St. Jerome  347 AD - 420 AD

7.8

Fortune favors the prepared mind.   -  Louis Pasteur  1822 - 1895

8.1

It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.  -  Leonardo da Vinci  1452 - 1519

8.2

Tis love that makes the world go round, my baby.   -  Charles Dickens 1812 – 1870

8.3

Ignorance is the mother of all evils.   -  Francois Rabelais  1494 - 1553

8.4

Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none. -  Edmund Burke  1729 - 1797

8.5

Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.  -  Heinrich Heine  1797 - 1856

8.6

Light is the task where many share the toil.  -  Homer  484 BC - 425 BC

8.7

In youth we learn; in age we understand.  -  Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach  1830 - 1916

8.8

Good, Better, Best. Never Let it Rest, till your Good is Better and Your Better is Best.  -  St. Jerome  347 AD - 420 AD

9.1

Until we are all free, we are none of us free.  -  Emma Lazarus  1849 - 1887

9.2

The best protection any woman can have... is courage.   -  Elizabeth Stanton  1815 - 1902

9.3

Honest people don't hide their deeds.  -  Emily Bronte  1818 - 1848

9.4

I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.  -  Catherine II  1729 - 1796

9.5

Goals help you overcome short-term problems.  -  Hannah More  1745 - 1833

9.6

Reject hatred without hating.  -  Mary Baker Eddy  1821 - 1910

9.7

I want you to understand that your first duty is to humanity. - Sarah Breedlove  1867 - 1919

9.8

Instinct is the nose of the mind.  -  Delphine de Girardin  1804 - 1855

10.1

The color of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.   -   Benjamin Banneker  1731 - 1806

10.2

Cruelty is contagious in uncivilized communities.  -  Harriet Jacobs  -  1813 - 1897

10.3

Character, not circumstances, makes the man.  -  Booker T. Washington  1856 - 1915

10.4

You have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.  -  Harriet Tubman  1822  –  1913

10.5

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.  -  Frederick Douglass  1818 - 1895

10.6

Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.  -  Sarah Breedlove  1867 - 1919

10.7

All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.  -  Alexandre Dumas   1802 - 1870

10.8

Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.   -   Sojourner Truth  1797 - 1883

11.1

A house divided against itself cannot stand.  -  Abraham Lincoln  1806 – 1865

11.2

There are times when the greatest change needed is my viewpoint.  -  Denis Diderot  1713 - 1784

11.3

Resolve and thou art free.  -  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  1807 - 1882

11.4

Freedom is a system based on courage.  -  Charles Peguy  1873 - 1914

11.5

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.  -  Petrarch  1304 - 1374

11.6

Man is only great when he acts from passion.  -  Benjamin Disraeli  1804 - 1881

11.7

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.  -  Thomas Moore  1779 - 1852

11.8

Don't count your years, make your years count.  -  George Meredith  1828 - 1909

12.1

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.  -  Francis Bacon  1561  –  1626

12.2

A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.  -  Charles Dickens  1812  –  1870

12.3

Know yourself to improve yourself.   -  Auguste Comte  1838 - 1857

12.4

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.  -  Henry David Thoreau  1817 - 1862

12.5

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.   -  Elizabeth Stanton  1815 - 1902

12.6

I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.  -  Abraham Lincoln 1806 – 1865

12.7

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.  -  Oscar Wilde  1854 - 1900

12.8

Justice delayed is justice denied.   -  William E. Gladstone  1809 - 1898

13.1

Ideas govern the world, or throw it into chaos.  -  Auguste Comte  1838 - 1857

13.2

We forge the chains we wear in life.   -  Charles Dickens  1812  –  1870

13.3

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.   -  Oscar Wilde  1854 - 1900

13.4

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.   -  Nietzsche   1844 - 1900

13.5

The boughs that bear most hang lowest.  -  David Garrick  1717 - 1779

13.6

Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.  -  Thomas Fuller  1608 - 1661

13.7

The bud of victory is always in the truth.  -  Benjamin Harrison  1833 - 1901

13.8

Our lives are universally shortened by our ignorance.   -  Herbert Spencer  1820 - 1903

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2nd Quarter- Quotes and Quotees

14.1

Bravery never goes out of fashion.  -  William Thackeray  1811 - 1863

14.2

Don't let schooling interfere with your education.  -  Mark Twain  1835 - 1910

14.3

Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.   -  William Cowper  1731 - 1800

14.4

The discipline of desire is the background of character.  -  John Locke  1632 - 1704

14.5

None so deaf as those that will not hear. None so blind as those that will not see.  -  Matthew Henry  1662 - 1714

14.6

Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.  -  Lord Chesterfield  1694 - 1773

14.7

The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.  -  Andrew Carnegie  1835 - 1919

14.8

Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.  -  Jean-Jacques Rousseau  1712 - 1778

15.1

What we think, we become.  -  Buddha  567 BC - 484 BC

15.2

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.  -  Edmund Burke  1729 - 1797

15.3

Those that vow the most are the least sincere.  -  Richard Sheridan  1751 - 1816

15.4

A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.   -  Robert Bulwer-Lytton  1831 - 1891

15.5

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.  -  Auguste Rodin  1840 - 1917

15.6

The dreadful burden of having nothing to do.  -  Nicolas Despreaux  1636 - 1711

15.7

Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day. - Franz Liszt 1811 - 1886

15.8

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.   -  Galileo Galilei  1564 - 1642

16.1

The wise does at once what the fool does at last.  -  Baltasar Gracian  1601 - 1658

16.2

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.   -  Hippocrates  460 BC - 370 BC

16.3

A person should be upright, not be kept upright.  -  Marcus Aurelius  121 AD - 180 AD

16.4

I keep my eyes clear and I hit 'em where they ain't.  -  Willie Keeler  1872 - 1923

16.5

Sunlight is painting. Moonlight is sculpture.   -  Nathaniel Hawthorne  1804 - 1864

16.6

A fool must now and then be right, by chance.  -  William Cowper  1731 - 1800

16.7

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.  -  Thomas Paine  1737 - 1809

16.8

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.  -  Abraham Lincoln 1806 – 1865

17.1

Be as you wish to seem.  -  Socrates  470 BC - 399 BC

17.2 Friendship that can cease is never real.  -  St. Jerome  347 AD - 420 AD
17.3 Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.  -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790

17.4

The man who has the will to undergo all labor may win to any good.  -  Martin Luther  1483 - 1546

17.5 We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.  -  Francis Bacon  1561  –  1626

17.6

Our charity begins at home, And mostly ends where it begins.  -  Horace Smith  1779 - 1893

17.7 Patience will achieve more than force.    -  Edmund Burke  1729 - 1797
17.8 When you doubt, abstain.   -  Ambrose Bierce  1842 - 1914
18.1 A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.  -  Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882
18.2 Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.  -  Euripides  480 BC – 406 BC
18.3 Ability is nothing without opportunity.  -   Napoleon Bonaparte  1769 - 1821
18.4 All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.  -  Henry David Thoreau  1817 - 1862
18.5 Love’s language is imprecise, fits more like mittens than gloves. Sarah Breedlove  1867 - 1919
18.6 He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.  -  Samuel Butler  1835 - 1902
18.7 Philosophy is common sense with big words.  -  James Madison  1751 - 1836
18.8 Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.  -  Thomas Gray  1716 - 1771
19.1 Business is the salt of life.  -  Voltaire  1694 - 1778
19.2 A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires.  -  Petrarch  1304 - 1374
19.3 In order to have friends, you must first be one.  -  Elbert Hubbard  1856 - 1915

19.4

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.   -  Francis Bacon  1561  –  1626

19.5 Imagination is the eye of the soul.  -  Joseph Joubert  1754 - 1824
19.6 An overflow of good converts to bad.  -  William Shakespeare  1564 - 1616
19.7 Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.  -  Mark Twain  1835 - 1910
19.8 A man is what he thinks about all day long.  -  Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882
20.1 Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.   -  Hannah More  1745 - 1833
20.2 Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.  -  Plato  428 BC - 348 BC
20.3 True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right. -  Brigham Young  1801 - 1877
20.4 Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.  -  Horace Greeley  1811 - 1872
20.5 The only way to have a friend is to be one.  -  Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882
20.6 Prosperity is full of friends.  -  Euripides  480 BC – 406 BC
20.7 Jesters do often prove prophets.    -  Joseph Addison  1672 - 1719
20.8 A person’s worth is no greater than their ambitions.   -  Marcus Aurelius  121 AD - 180 AD

21.1

I got my start by giving myself a start. - Sarah Breedlove  1867 - 1919

21.2 A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.  -  Baltasar Gracian  1601 - 1658
21.3 Men are only as great as they are kind.   -  Elbert Hubbard  1856 - 1915

21.4

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.  -  Charles Dickens 1812 – 1870

21.5 Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us. -  Benjamin Rush  1745 - 1813
21.6 All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.  -  Blaise Pascal  1623 - 1662
21.7 Adversity is the first path to truth.  -  Lord Byron  1788 - 1824

21.8

Nobody minds having what is too good for them.   -  Jane Austen  1775 - 1817

22.1 Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.   -  Edward Bulwer-Lytton  1831 - 1891
22.2 Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.   -  George Herbert  1593 - 1633
22.3 A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.  -  James A. Garfield  1831 - 1881
22.4 He who has never failed somewhere, can not be great.  -  Herman Melville  1819 - 1891
22.5 In recounting our woes, we often soothe them.  -  Pierre Corneille  1606 - 1684
22.6 Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.  -  Baltasar Gracian  1601 - 1658

22.7

No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.  -  Voltaire  1694 - 1778

22.8 The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another.  -  George Bancroft  1800 - 1891
23.1 Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depends on it.  -  Cardinal Richelieu  1585 - 1642
23.2 Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.   -  Baruch Spinoza  1632 - 1677
23.3 I am a part of all that I have seen. -  Alfred Lord Tennyson  1809 - 1892
23.4 Compassion is the basis of morality.  -  Arthur Schopenhauer  1788 - 1860
23.5 Life is only understood backwards; but must be lived forwards.  -  Kierkegaard  1813 - 1855

23.6

He who sells what isn't his'n, Must buy it back or go to prison.  -  Daniel Drew  1797 - 1879

23.7

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.  -  George Washington  -  1732 - 1799

23.8 Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.  -  Rosa Luxemburg  1871 - 1919
24.1 Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.  -  Alexander Hamilton  1757 - 1804
24.2 Wisdom begins in wonder.  -  Socrates  470 BC - 399 BC
24.3 Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.  -  Thomas Carlyle  1795 - 1881

24.4

A chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.   -  Brigham Young  1801 - 1877

24.5 You are one of the forces of nature.  -  Jules Michelet  1798 - 1874
24.6 More than kisses, letters mingle souls.  -  John Donne  1572 - 1631
24.7 Nothing can be done except little by little.  -  Charles Baudelaire  1821 - 1867
24.8 Let the consequences be what they will, I am determined to proceed.   -  James Otis  1725 - 1783
25.1 Great lives never go out; they go on.  -  Benjamin Harrison  1833 - 1901
25.2 Reason gains all people by compelling none.  -  Aaron Hill –1685 - 1750
25.3 Everything is sweetened by risk.  -  Alexander Smith  1830 - 1867
25.4 Love is the crowning grace of humanity.  -  Petrarch  1304 - 1374
25.5 Have the courage of your desire.  -  George Gissing   1857 - 1903
25.6 Love is the river of life in the world.   -  Henry Ward Beecher  1813 - 1887
25.7 A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.  -  Victor Hugo  1802 – 1885
25.8 Fortune, favors fools.  -  Ben Jonson  1572 - 1637
26.1 Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.  -  Arthur Schopenhauer  1788 - 1860

26.2

Creditors have better memories than debtors.  -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790

26.3 Knowledge is power.   -  Francis Bacon  1561  –  1626
26.4 Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.  -  Alexander Hamilton  1757 - 1804
26.5 Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.  -  Leonardo da Vinci  1452 - 1519
26.6 To teach is to learn twice.  -  Joseph Joubert  1754 - 1824

26.7

I'd like to grow very old as slowly as possible.  -  Charles Lamb  1775 - 1834

26.8

Cleverness is not wisdom.  -  Euripides  480 BC – 406 BC

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3rd Quarter- Quotes and Quotees

27.1 When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.   -  John Ruskin  1819 - 1900
27.2 Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.  -  John Donne  1572 - 1631
27.3 Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.  -  Michelangelo  1475 - 1564
27.4 Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.  -  Joseph Addison  1672 - 1719
27.5 We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.  -  Arthur Helps  1813 - 1875
27.6 Leap, and the net will appear.  -  John Burroughs  1837 - 1921

27.7

He is not only dull in himself, but the cause of dullness in others.  -  Samuel Foote  1720 - 1777

27.8 Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.  -  Xenophon  431 BC - 354 BC
28.1 To begin, begin.  -  William Wordsworth  1770 - 1850
28.2 Routine is not organization, any more than paralysis is order.  -  Arthur Helps  1813 - 1875
28.3 Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.  -  Margaret Fuller  1810 - 1850
28.4 Love the giver more than the gift.  -  Brigham Young  1801 - 1877
28.5 Learn what is true in order to do what is right   -  Thomas Huxley  1825 - 1895
28.6 Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.  -  Baltasar Gracian  1601 - 1658
28.7 A contented mind is the greatest blessing you can enjoy in this world.  -  Joseph Addison  1672 - 1719
28.8 Liberty is the right of doing whatever the laws permit.   -  Charles deSecondat  1689 - 1755
29.1 The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures.  -  Luc de Clapier  1715 - 1747
29.2 True change takes place in the imagination.  -  Thomas Moore  1779 - 1852

29.3

Persuasion is often more effectual than force.  -  Aesop  621 BC - 564 BC

29.4 Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.  -  Arthur Rimbaud  1854 - 1891
29.5 Speak softly, carry a big stick and you'll go far.  -  Theodore Roosevelt  1858 - 1919
29.6 Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.   -  Harriet Beecher Stowe  1811 - 1896
29.7 Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with.  -  John Wanamaker  1838 - 1922
29.8 From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.  -  Publilius Syrus  85 BC - 45 BC
30.1 Variety's the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.  -  William Cowper  1731 - 1800
30.2 Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.   -  -  Henry David Thoreau  1817 - 1862
30.3 Fortune befriends the bold.    - Emily Dickinson 1830 -1886
30.4 Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.  -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790
30.5 Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.  -  Euripides  480 BC – 406 BC
30.6 I like the noise of democracy.   -  James Buchanan  1791 - 1868

30.7

However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.  -  Nicolas Despreaux  1636 - 1711

30.8 Better late than never.   -  Matthew Henry  1662 - 1714
31.1 The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.  -  Niccolo Machiavelli  1469 - 1527
31.2 The greater the effort, the greater the glory.  -  Pierre Corneille  1606 - 1684
31.3 One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.   -  Euripides  480 BC – 406 BC
31.4 Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.  -  Virgil  70 BC - 19 BC
31.5 Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.  -  Arthur Rimbaud  1854 - 1891
31.6 Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.  -  William E. Gladstone  1809 - 1898
31.7 There is nothing permanent except change.  -  Heraclitus  545 BC - 485 BC
31.8 Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.  -  Socrates  470 BC - 399 BC
32.1 Goodwill is the only asset that competition cannot undersell or destroy.  -  Marshall Field  1834 - 1906
32.2 Conviction is the conscience of the mind.  -  Nicolas Chamfort  1741 - 1794
32.3 A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.  -  Arthur Helps  1813 - 1875
32.4 Be that self which one truly is.  -  Kierkegaard  1813 - 1855
32.5 Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.  -  Josh Billings  1818  –  1885
32.6 Force has no place where there is need of skill.   -  Herodotus  484 BC - 424 BC
32.7 Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.  -  Mark Twain  1835 - 1910
32.8 Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim.  -  Lord Byron  1788 - 1824
33.1 Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.  -  Davy Crockett  1786 - 1836
33.2 Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.  -  Voltaire  1694 - 1778
33.3 Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.   -  Epictetus  55 BC - 135 AD
33.4 A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.  -   Alfred Lord Tennyson  1809 - 1892
33.5 Big results require big ambitions.  -  Heraclitus  545 BC - 485 BC
33.6 It is a sin not to do what one is capable of doing.  -  Jose Marti  1853 - 1895

33.7

Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders.  -  Fredrich Nietzsche  1844 - 1900

33.8 In life, as in chess, forethought wins.  -  Charles Buxton  1823 - 1871
34.1 Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.  -  Horace  65 BC - 8 BC
34.2 Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.   -  Confucius  551 BC - 479 BC
34.3 Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.  -  Alexander Hamilton  1757 - 1804
34.4 Education is the cheap defense of nations.   -  Edmund Burke  1729 - 1797
34.5 Perseverance, secret of all triumphs. -  Victor Hugo  1802 – 1885

34.6

My object in life is not simply to make money for myself. - Sarah Breedlove  1867 - 1919

34.7

I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.  -  Plautus  255 BC - 185 BC

34.8 A good conscience is a continual Christmas.  -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790
35.1 Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.  -  Oliver Cromwell  1599 - 1658
35.2 There is nothing like a dream to create a future.  -  Victor Hugo  1802 – 1885
35.3 Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.  -  Aristotle 384 BC - 322 BC
35.4 Necessity never made a good bargain.  -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790
35.5 Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.  -  John Ray  1627 - 1705
35.6 All money is a matter of belief.  -  Adam Smith  1723 - 1790
35.7 To advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind.  -  Thomas Hood  1799 - 1845
35.8 Familiarity is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.  -  Ouida  1839 - 1908
36.1 The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.  -  James Madison  1751 - 1836
36.2 Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness.  -  William C. Bryant  1794 - 1878
36.3 Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.   -  William James  1842 - 1910
36.4 To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.  -  Amos Bronson Alcott  1799 - 1888

36.5

Perseverance is my motto. - Sarah Breedlove  1867 - 1919

36.6 Be not simply good - be good for something.  -  -  Henry David Thoreau  1817 - 1862
36.7 He who stops being better stops being good.  -  Oliver Cromwell  1599 - 1658
36.8 Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy.   -  Denis Diderot  1713 - 1784
37.1 Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.  -  Gustave Flaubert  1821 - 1880
37.2 Advertising is the very essence of democracy.   - Anton Chekhov  1860 - 1904
37.3 Travel teaches toleration.  -  Benjamin Disraeli  1804 - 1881
37.4 The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.  -  Moliere  1622 - 1673
37.5 Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.  -  Confucius  551 BC - 479 BC
37.6 I think; therefore I am.  -  Rene Descartes  1596 - 1650

37.7

After all is said and done, more is said than done.  -  Aesop  621 BC - 564 BC

37.8 Where there are friends there is wealth.  -  Titus Maccius Plautus  254 BC - 185 BC
38.1 You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.  -  Andrew Jackson  1767 - 1845
38.2 The byproduct is sometimes more valuable than the product.   -  Henry Ellis  1721 - 1806
38.3 Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.  -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790
38.4 He that ceaseth to be a friend never was a good one.  -  Henry George Bohn  1796 - 1884
38.5 Friendship is Love without his wings!  -  Lord Byron  1788 - 1824
38.6 Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. -  Confucius  551 BC - 479 BC

38.7

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.  -  Napoleon Bonaparte  1769 - 1821

38.8

It is the mind that makes the body.   -   Sojourner Truth  1797 - 1883

39.1 Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one. -  Baltasar Gracian  1601 - 1658
39.2 All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.  -  Lord Byron  1788 - 1824
39.3 Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.  -  Isaac Newton  1643 - 1727
39.4 Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.  -  Nietzsche   1844 - 1900
39.5 Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.  -  Julius Caesar  100 B - 44 BC
39.6 Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.  -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790

39.7

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.  -  Christopher Marlowe  1564 - 1593

39.8 A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.   -  Dante Alighieri  1265 - 1321

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4th Quarter- Quotes and Quotees

40.1 Be always sure you are right - then go ahead. -  Davy Crockett  1786 - 1836
40.2 Know or listen to those who know.  -  Baltasar Gracian  1601 - 1658
40.3 Do every act of your life as if it were your last.  -  Marcus Aurelius  121 AD - 180 AD
40.4 The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.  -  Percy Shelley  1792 - 1822
40.5 The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.  -  Buddha  567 BC - 484 BC
40.6 Failure is impossible.  -  Susan B. Anthony  1820 - 1906

40.7

The surest test of discipline is its absence.  -  Clara Barton  1821 - 1912

40.8 A majority is always better than the best repartee.  -  Benjamin Disraeli  1804 - 1881
41.1 Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.   -  Percy Shelley  1792 - 1822
41.2 I invent nothing, I rediscover.  -  Auguste Rodin  1840 - 1917
41.3 Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.   -  Charles Buxton  1823 - 1871
41.4 No one knows what he can do until he tries.  -  Publilius Syrus  85 BC - 45 BC

41.5

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.  -  Izaak Walton  1593 - 1683

41.6 Through science we prove, but through intuition we discover.  -  Henri Poincare  1854 - 1912
41.7 Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.  -  Alexander Pope  1688 - 1744
41.8 There is no sin but ignorance.  -  Christopher Marlowe  1564 - 1593
42.1 Opportunities multiply as they are seized.  -  Sun Tzu  545 BC - 496 BC

42.2

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.   -  Francis Bacon  1561  –  1626

42.3 A word to the wise is enough.   -  Plautus  255 BC - 185 BC
42.4 He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.   -  James Huneker  1857 - 1921
42.5 A precedent embalms a principle.   -  Benjamin Disraeli  1804 - 1881
42.6 Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.  -  Alexander Pope  1688 - 1744

42.7

How much better it is to be envied than to be pitied.  -  Herodotus  484 BC - 424 BC

42.8 One man with courage makes a majority.  -  Andrew Jackson  1767 - 1845

43.1

If I were two-faced, why would I be wearing this one?  -  Abraham Lincoln 1806 – 1865

43.2 If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.  -  Emile Zola  1840 - 1902

43.3

Never find fault with the absent.  -  Alexander Pope  1688 - 1744

43.4 In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.   -  Desiderius Erasmus  1466 - 1536
43.5 What is right and what is practicable are two different things.  -  James Buchanan  1791 - 1868
43.6 Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.  -  Blaise Pascal  1623 - 1662

43.7

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.   -  Hosea Ballou  1771 - 1852

43.8 They can because they think they can.  -  Virgil  70 BC - 19 BC
44.1 To the victors belong the spoils.  -  Andrew Jackson  1767 - 1845
44.2 The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes than he who distrusts them.  -  Camillo di Cavour   1810 - 1861
44.3 To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.   -  Edmund Burke  1729 - 1797
44.4 A forest bird never wants a cage.  -  Henrik Ibsen  1828 - 1906
44.5 Friendships are discovered rather than made.  -  Harriet Beecher Stowe  1811 - 1896
44.6 Be curious, not judgmental.  -  Walt Whitman  1819 - 1892
44.7 There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.  -  Josh Billings  1818  –  1885
44.8 Consequences are unpitying.  -  George Eliot  1819 - 1880
45.1 Remember tonight... for it is the beginning of always.   -  Dante Alighieri  1265 - 1321
45.2 Diligence is the mother of good fortune.  -  Benjamin Disraeli  1804 - 1881
45.3 Quality is not an act, it is a habit.  -  Aristotle 384 BC - 322 BC
45.4 One must work and dare if one really wants to live.  -  Vincent Van Gogh  1853 - 1890
45.5 Always do what you are afraid to do.  -  Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882
45.6 Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.  -  William James  1842 - 1910

45.7

I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing.  -  Izaak Walton  1593 - 1683

45.8 In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.   -  Henri Frederic Amiel  1821 - 1881
46.1 The thought is a deed. Of all deeds she fertilizes the world most.   -  Emile Zola  1840 - 1902
46.2 I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.  -  Benjamin Disraeli  1804 - 1881
46.3 Republics end through luxury; monarchies through poverty.  -  Charles deSecondat  1689 - 1755
46.4 A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.  -  Elbert Hubbard  1856 - 1915
46.5 Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.  -  Horace Mann  1796 - 1859
46.6 Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.  -  Thomas Jefferson  1743 - 1826
46.7 Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.  -  Francis Bacon  1561  –  1626
46.8 Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.   -  John Lubbock  1834 - 1913
47.1 Stronger by weakness, wiser men become.  -  Edmund Burke  1729 - 1797
47.2 The game is never lost till won.   -  George Crabbe  1754 - 1832
47.3 Friendship is essentially a partnership.  -  Aristotle 384 BC - 322 BC
47.4 Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.  -  William James  1842 - 1910
47.5 Live your life and forget your age.  -  Jean Paul  1763 - 1825
47.6 Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.  -  Martin Luther  1483 - 1546

47.7

He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.   -  Fredrich Nietzsche  1844 - 1900

47.8 As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.  -  Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882
48.1 The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.  -  Emile Zola  1840 - 1902
48.2 Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.  -  Henry Ward Beecher  1813 - 1887
48.3 Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.  -  Baltasar Gracian  1601 - 1658
48.4 Truth springs from argument amongst friends.    -  David Hume  1711 - 1776
48.5 He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.  -  John Fletcher  1579 - 1625
48.6 Ambition is not a vice of little people.  -  Michel de Montaigne  1533 - 1592

48.7

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it. -  Thomas Jefferson  1743 - 1826

48.8 You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.   -  Heinrich Heine  1797 - 1856
49.1 Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.  -  Georg Hegel  1770 - 1831
49.2 Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.  -  Blaise Pascal  1623 - 1662
49.3 I could never hate anyone I really know.   -  Charles Lamb  1775 - 1834
49.4 Prevention is better than cure.  -  Desiderius Erasmus  1466 - 1536
49.5 All things are difficult before they are easy.  -  Thomas Fuller  1608 - 1661
49.6 A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.  -  David Hume  1711 - 1776

49.7

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.  -  William Shakespeare  1564 - 1616

49.8 Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.    -  George Washington  -  1732 - 1799
50.1 A penny saved is a penny earned.   -  Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790
50.2 Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.  -  Christopher Marlowe  1564 - 1593
50.3 If you enjoy what you do, you'll never work another day in your life.   -  Confucius  551 BC - 479 BC
50.4 Be there a will, and wisdom finds a way.  -  George Crabbe  1754 - 1832
50.5 The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed.  -  Richard Sheridan  1751 - 1816
50.6 Self-confidence is the first step to great undertakings.   -  Samuel Johnson  1709 - 1784
50.7 Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.  -  Horace Mann  1796 - 1859
50.8 Character is much easier kept than recovered.  -  Thomas Paine  1737 - 1809

51.1

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.  -  Abraham Lincoln 1806 – 1865

51.2 Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.   -  Confucius  551 BC - 479 BC
51.3 That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.  -  Izaak Walton  1593 - 1683
51.4 A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.  -  Homer  484 BC - 425 BC
51.5 I would rather make my name than inherit it.  -  William Thackeray  1811 - 1863
51.6 There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.  -  Michelangelo  1475 - 1564
51.7 Every dog is a lion at home.  -  Henry George Bohn  1796 - 1884

51.8

Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!  -  Charles Dickens 1812 – 1870

52.1 Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy.   -  Giovanni  Boccaccio  1313 - 1375
52.2 Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.  -  Lao Tzu  601 BC - 531 BC
52.3 The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.  -  Daniel D. Palmer  1845 - 1918
52.4 Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.   -  Alfred Lord Tennyson  1809 - 1892
52.5 Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.  -  Lord Chesterfield  1694 - 1773

52.6

To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly.  -  William Samuel Johnson  1727 - 1819

52.7 If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.  -  Napoleon Bonaparte  1769 - 1821
52.8 If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?  -  Percy Shelley  1792 - 1822