My Favourite Quotations
Quotations on Life
- Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.
- Soren Kierkegaard
- Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing.
- Life is a flower of which love is the honey.
- Victor Hugo
- Life is like a chariot-wheel that ever rolls along.
- One life; a little gem of time between two eternities; no second chance for us forevermore.
- For this I see, that we, all we that live,
Are but vain shadows, unsubstantial dreams. - Sophocles
- Every noble life leaves its fibre interwoven forever in the work of the world.
- John Ruskin
- We are here to add what we can to, not what we can get from, life.
- Sir William Osler
- The unexamined life is not worth living.
- We should employ our passions in the service of life, not spend life in the service of our passions.
- Richard Steele
- For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotations on Success
- The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your convictions.
- William F. Scholavino
- Your big opportunity may be right where you are standing right now.
- Napoleon Hill
- You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated short term failures.
- Charles C. Noble
- One person with a belief is equal to 99 who have only interests.
- John Stuart Mill
- Without goals and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.
- F. Dodson
- Action without planning is the cause of all failure. Action with planning is the cause of all success.
- Brian Tracy
- The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
- Benjamin Disraeli
- It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
- Napoleon Hill
- I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller