New batch of quotes

December 6, 2010 | By | Reply More

Every so often, I dig into my collection of quotes. I pick them up in a wide variety of places. I hope that some of these are new for you:

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
—Harry Truman

A conclusion is the place where you got tired thinking.
—Martin H. Fischer

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
– James M. Barrie (1860 – 1937)

“To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”
– Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)

Adventure is just bad planning.
– Roald Amundsen (1872 – 1928)

Efficiency is intelligent laziness.
~David Dunham

“You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train.”
– Howard Zinn

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
– Albert Einstein

Procrastination isn’t the problem, it’s the solution. So procrastinate now, don’t put it off.
– Ellen DeGeneres

The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
– Jules Renard (1864 – 1910)

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
– Bertrand Russell

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
– Mark Twain

“Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.”
– Sydney J Harris

Ask for money and you’ll get advice; ask for advice and you’ll get money.
– Anon

“Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle of lotteries, dating, and religion.”
– Scott Adams

Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist.
– George Carlin


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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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