favorite quotes

From Robin Williams:

“There is still a lot to learn, and there is always great stuff out there. Even mistakes can be wonderful." 


"When you have a great audience, you can just keep going and finding new things." 


“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” 


“Carpe per diem: Seize the check.” 


“Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Some get it as a graduation gift.” 


“You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.” 


“What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong.” 


"You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."


"Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.” -- David Starr Jordan, former president of both Indiana University and Stanford University


"Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out." -- Art Linkletter


"We could learn a lot from crayons: some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others are bright, some have weird names, but we have to learn to live in the same box." - Anonymous


"'I can't do it' never yet accomplished anything: 'Iwill try' has accomplished wonders."  -- George P. Burnham


"To get your ideas across use small words, big ideas, and short sentences."    -- John Henry Patterson


"Accept that some days you're the pigeon, and some days you're the statue."           -Anonymous


"Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently."    -- Henry Ford


"Most of us miss out on life's big prizes. The Pulitzer. The Nobel. Oscars. Tonys. Emmys. But we're all eligible for life's small pleasures. A pat on the back. A kiss behind the ear. A four-pound bass. A full moon. An empty parking space. A crackling fire. A great meal. A glorious sunset. Hot soup. Cold beer. "                   -- Anonymous


"He who laughs, lasts."           -- Mary Pettibone Poole


"The trouble with the rat race is that, even if you win, you’re still a rat."       -- Lily Tomlin


'Sixty minutes of thinking of any kind is bound to lead to confusion and unhappiness."

-- James Thurber

"Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.'     -- Howard W. Newton


"If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances."             - Julia Sorel


"Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance towards the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point."         -- Harold B. Melchart


"You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?"'"      -- George Bernard Shaw


"Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are."       -- Malcolm Forbes


"When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take - choose the bolder."         -- W.J. Slim


"There are many ways to measure success; not the least of which is the way your child describes you when talking to a friend."        -- Unknown



favorite quotes