Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
By theme : Behavior   Thought  

I have achieved many things because I do not consume my energy in vain. I do not stand if I can sit and I do not sit if I can lie down.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
By theme : Humor   Success   Wit  

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
By theme : Behavior   Society  

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.
By theme : Behavior   Knowledge  

It is a grave mistake to combine disarmament with peace.
By theme : Politics   Wit  

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
By theme : History   Politics  

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
By theme : Behavior  

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
By theme : Psychology   Relations   Wisdom  

Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried.
By theme : Democracy   Society  

It`s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what`s required.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
By theme : Business   Society  

To be conservative at 20 is heartless and to be a liberal at 60 is plain idiocy.
By theme : Behavior   Life   Person  

Don`t worry about avoiding temptation... as you grow older, it will avoid you.
By theme : Cynicism   Old   Wisdom  

The price of greatness is responsibility.
By theme : Politics   Society  

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
By theme : Behavior   Wit  

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
By theme : Politics  

Any man under 30 who is not a liberal has no heart, and any man over 30 who is not a conservative has no brains.
By theme : Behavior   Psychology   Wisdom  

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
By theme : Politics  

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
By theme : Life   Society  

 
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