Sunday, May 01, 2005

Attitude Quotes

There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.  ~Publius Terentius Afer I don't like that man.  I must get to know him better.  ~Abraham Lincoln Just because you're miserable doesn't mean you can't enjoy your life.  ~Annette Goodheart In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.  ~Albert Camus, Lyrical and Critical Essays Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.  ~Buddha There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.  ~William J. Bennett, The Book of Virtues I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.  ~Abraham Lincoln Got no checkbooks, got no banks, Still I'd like to express my thanks - I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night. ~Irving Berlin, "I Got the Sun in the Morning," 1946 To everyone is given the key to heaven; the same key opens the gates of hell.  ~Ancient Proverb Make your optimism come true.  ~Author Unknown True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.  ~Charles Caleb Colton To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.  ~Confucius I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.  ~Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations.  ~Eli Khamarov, Surviving on Planet Reebok Oft expectation fails, and most oft there Where most it promises. ~William Shakespeare Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.  ~English Proverb Say you are well, or all is well with you, And God shall hear your words and make them true. ~Ella Wheeler Wilcox A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.  ~Robert Frost If we shall take the good we find, asking no questions, we shall have heaping measures.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.  ~William James Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.  ~Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein, 1818 When you feel dog tired at night, it may be because you've growled all day long.  ~Author Unknown Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.  ~Katherine Mansfield Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.  ~Robert Brault Let me enjoy the earth no less Because the all-enacting Might Which fashioned forth its loveliness Had other aims than my delight. ~Thomas Hardy, Time's Laughingstocks and Other Verses, 1909 Whenever you fall, pick something up.  ~Oswald Avery Success is due less to ability than to zeal.  ~Charles Buxton My father's nature turned out no waste product; he had none of that useless stuff in him that lies in heaps near factories.  He took his own happiness with him.  ~Margot Asquith We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward t


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