Quotes and Sayings (July 2024)

“Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.” — Washington Irving

“Unless you give yourself to some great cause, you haven’t even begun to live.” — William P. Merrill

“A useless life is an early death.” — Johann von Goethe

“The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream.” — Harry Kemp

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” — Louisa May Alcott

“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.” — Marie Curie

“The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.” — Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“He never knew when he was whipped…so he never was.” — Louis L’Amour

“He that can’t endure the bad will not live to see the good.” — Yiddish proverb

“Many of life’s failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” — Thomas A. Edison

“We only do well the things we like doing.” — Colette

“For of all sad words of tongues or pen the saddest are these: It might have been.” — John Greenleaf Whittier

“Nine times out of ten the best things that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.” — James A. Garfield

“All serious daring starts from within.” — Eudora Welty

“Necessity is the mother of taking chances.” — Mark Twain

“Two thirds of help is to give courage.” — Irish proverb

“Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.” — William Shakespeare

“To every disadvantage there is a corresponding advantage.” — W. Clement Stone

“Hold a true friend with both your hands.” — Nigerian proverb

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.” — Aristotle 

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