Assorted quotes

Jun 29, 2013 11:05:00 PM / by Vu Long Tran

For those looking for some inspiration for your week, here are some quotes for you. 

On your own efforts
"Skills open the door, then you must enter yourself". Anonymous
"Luck is the result of good planning". Anonymous
"The harder you work, the more luck you have." Anonymous
"Wisdom is not knowing what to do now, but what to do next". Anonymous
"Leave no stone unturned in your quest for knowledge". Anonymous
"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." Don Marquis, US humorist
"There are three words of success -- care, share and dare". Anonymous
"It is always easier to fight for your principles than to live up to them." Anonymous
"There is no 'chance', only 'choice'". Anonymous
"We make our future by the best use of the present". Anonymous
"What the mind can conceive, the heart can believe and the body can achieve." Anonymous
"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra." Anonymous
"What I hear I forget, what I see I understand, what do I remember." Anonymous
"Let he that would move the world, first move himself." Socrates

On challenges
"Difficulties are stepping stones to success". Anonymous
"Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth times." James Michener
"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." Albert Einstein
"It does not require great strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do." Elbert Hubbard

On others and you
"A friend is someone who accepts you the way you are". Anonymous
"You can't teach a person anything, you can only help them discover it themselves." Anonymous
"I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow." Woodrow Wilson
"Many are given advice but only the wise learn from it." Anonymous

On mind discovery 
"Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought " Albert Szent-Eyargyi.
"Minds are like parachutes, they only function when open." Thomas Dewar

On your actions than words
"Your actions, not your words, are what count." Anonymous
"Well done is better than well said." Anonymous

Vu Long Tran

Written by Vu Long Tran

Solutions Engineer APAC. ex-@Forrester consultant. Writing on #cloud #howto guides and #tech tinkering!