Cogito, ergo sum... (I think, therefore I am)

Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Quotes...

Here are some nice quotes I found:

Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas A. Edison

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.
Phillips Brooks

Mistrust the man who finds everything good, the man who finds everything evil and still more the man who is indifferent to everything.
Johann K. Lavater

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
Booker T. Washington

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
Marcel Proust

It's not the hours you put in your work that counts, it's the work you put in the hours.
Sam Ewing

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Confucius

The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.
Albert Einstein

By three methods we may learn wisdom. First, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Confucius


3 Comments:

  • MashaAllah, congratulations on your engagement! and good quotes. :)

    By Blogger Abez, at 9:34 PM  

  • Thanks for liking the quotes Abez!

    By Blogger Khurram, at 10:45 AM  

  • Assalamo 'alaikum.

    I like the one about wisdom, and the one about measuring success.

    Wonderful!

    Wish ya all the best with your partner. May Allah bless both of you & your families.

    Wassalaam.

    By Anonymous Muhammad, at 8:57 PM  

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