I like to use a quotation at the bottom of my emails. My sister started me with the idea as she always has something sweet to end off her missals. I have stolen quotes from everywhere. These are some of my favourites.
1-20-09 The end of an Error
“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.” Irish Proverb
Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it” Rene Descartes
“Every man takes care that his neighbour shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbour. Then all goes well.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
I call my wife “Three Horses”. It’s an old Indian name meaning “Nag, Nag, Nag”.
"I know of no time which is lost more thoroughly than that devoted to arguing on matters of fact with a disputant who has no facts but only very strong convictions" James E. Thorold Rogers.
"If we ever have a plan, we're screwed" Paul Newman
In the end, the most accurate indicator of the degree to which we were successful in our lives is not our personal wealth, but rather the way our children and grandchildren lead their lives
It is better to have loafed and lost than never to have loafed at all. James Thurber,
Lord, help me to be as good a person as my dogs think I am.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction. Blaise Pascal
Never ask the barber if you need a haircut or the military about the need for war. Gwynne Dyer
Never try to teach a pig to sing, it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous. Henry Brooks Adams, historian (1838-1918)
“Oats is a grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people." Johnson
"Aye, and that's why England has such fine horses, and Scotland such fine people." Boswell
“Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, “Where have I gone wrong?” Then a voice says to me, “This is going to take more than one night.” Charlie Brown
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. Albert Schweitzer
“The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination” Voltaire
The “Credit Crunch” is worse than divorce. I lost half my assets and still have a wife. Attributed to a London banker.
“The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence” – Thomas Huxley
"The deepest sin against the human heart is to demand evidence in order to believe." – Ky
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world, the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” George Bernard Shaw
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing” Walt Disney
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. Bertrand Russell
Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. George Carlin
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein
‘You can accomplish anything in life, providing that you do not mind who gets the credit.’ Harry S. Truman
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect Mark Twain
Wikiality: If enough people believe it is true then it must be true as it is “common knowledge”.