Mark Twain

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."

- Mark Twain

Saturday, April 13, 2013

QUOTES


The more things change, the more they remain the same.
- Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr

"Strength does not come from winning
Your struggles develop your strength.
When you go through hardship
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength."


If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.

- Latin Proverb


By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.

- Latin Proverb


Good habits result from resisting temptation.
- Ancient Proverb



Good habits result from resisting temptation.
- Ancient Proverb


If you refuse to be made straight when you are green, you will not be made straight when you are dry.
- African Proverb


When you have given nothing, ask for nothing.
Albanian Proverb


Good habits result from resisting temptation.
 Ancient Proverb


Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire.
 Arab Proverb



Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
 Arab Proverb


Make your bargain before beginning to plow.
  Arab Proverb


Don't make use of another's mouth unless it has been lent to you.
 Belgian Proverb


Seize opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.
  Bulgarian Proverb


Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
 Chinese Proverb


Do not employ handsome servants.
- Chinese Proverb


Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet.
- Chinese Proverb


Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

- Chinese Proverb


If you bow at all, bow low.

- Chinese Proverb


Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve.

- Chinese Proverb


Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind.
-  Chinese Proverb


The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
- Chinese Proverb


The palest ink is better than the best memory.
- Chinese Proverb


To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.
- Chinese Proverb


When you drink the water, remember the spring.

- Chinese Proverb


When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.
-Chinese Proverb


Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
- Czech Proverb


The big thieves hang the little ones.
- Czech Proverb


When you go to buy, use your eyes, not your ears.
- Czech Proverb



Ask advice only of your equals.
- Danish Proverb


He who would leap high must take a long run.
- Danish Proverb


A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.

- Dutch Proverb


A full cup must be carried steadily.

- English Proverb


Don't fall before you're pushed.
- English Proverb


Use soft words and hard arguments.
- English Proverb




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