Best Quotes

 

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  • A "NO" with deepest conviction is better than a "Yes" to avoid trouble
  • A bad peace is even worse than war
  • A bad person has always something good in him and a good person has always something bad in him
  • A barber who des his job well is better than a professor who blabber in his class room
  • A bird in the hand is worth two in a bush.
  • A blind man will not thank you for a looking glass
  • A bore is a person who talks when you want him to listen
  • A burnt child dreads the fire
  • A chain is as strong as its weakest link
  • A clear conscience welcomes a crowd, but a bad conscience is disturbed and troubled even in solitude.
  • A closed mouth catches no flies.
  • A company is known by the people it keeps.
  • A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
  • A courtyard common to all will be swept by none.
  • A creditor is worse than a master for a master owns only your person, a creditor owns your dignity, and can belabor that
  • A crown if it hurts, is hardly worth wearing.
  • A daring beginning is half way to winning
  • A debt of money may be paid, a debt of kindness is a debt through life
  • A drop of smile makes working together smoother.
  • A drowning man is not troubled by rain.
  • A fanatic is one who cannot change his mind and will not change the subject
  • A fatherís greatest reward is a successful son.
  • A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him
  • A fool and his money are parted soon
  • A fool at forty is a fool forever.
  • A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in sever years
  • A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.
  • A fool utters all his mind
  • A friend in need is a friend indeed.
  • A friend in power is a friend lost
  • A friend is a person who knows all about you and still likes you
  • A friend should not be injured even in jest
  • A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship
  • A friendís eye is a good mirror.
  • A frog in a well should not speak of the sea
  • A gem cannot be polished without friction nor a son without trials
  • A good denial, the best point in law.
  • A good face is the best letter of recommendation
  • A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something
  • A good traveler does not know where he is going but a perfect traveler where he comes from
  • A gossip talks about others, a bore talks about himself, and a brilliant conversationalist talks about you.
  • A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices
  • A great talker is a great liar.
  • A greedy man has no taste while a lazy man has no rest
  • A grumbler does not work and a worker does not grumble
  • A handful of patience is worth more than a brushes of brains
  • A hard beginning makes a good ending.
  • A healthy man is a successful man.
  • A houndís food is in its legs.
  • A house with two doors is difficult to guard
  • A hundred lifetimes may not be enough to rectify the mistake made in a short morning
  • A hungry man is an angry man.
  • A joke and a truth are not mutually exclusive.†
  • A joke is a very serious thing
  • A late start is a bad start
  • A liar is always lavish of oaths
  • A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on.
  • A lier is not believed even though he tells the truth
  • A little house well filled, a little land well tilled and a little wife well willed are great riches
  • A little too late, is much too late.
  • A loan though old is not gift.
  • A long dispute means both parties are wrong
  • A man can see a speck on someoneís fair, but cannot see the flies on his own nose
  • A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm
  • A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies
  • A man does not seek his luck, luck seeks its man.
  • A man is a lion in his own cause
  • A man takes a drink, then the drink takes a drink and the next drink takes the man
  • A man who both spends and saves money is the happiest man because he has both enjoyments
  • A man who climbs to the peak foot by foot earns far more respect than the one who reaches there by a helicopter
  • A man without a smiling face must not open a shop
  • A man without money is like a bird without wings
  • A manís true wealth is the good he does in this world
  • A manís true wealth is the good he has done to his fellow men
  • A meeting is a deliberation where hours are wasted and minutes are recorded.
  • A mere copier of nature can never produce anything great
  • A modern employer is a person who is looking for men and women between twenty and thirty years of age with forty years of experience.
  • A modest man never talks of himself
  • A momentís in sight is sometimes worth a lifeís experience
  • A peacock who sits on his tail is just another turkey.
  • A penny saved is a penny earned
  • A person is known by the company he keeps.
  • A person who canít lead and wonít follow makes a dandy roadblock.
  • A personís true character is so often revealed by the manner in which he receives praise
  • A pessimist is a man who thinks that everybody is as nasty as himself and hates them for it
  • A pessimist is one who complaints about the noise when the optimist knocks.
  • A picture is equal to 1000 words, A visit is equal to 10,000 words
  • A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees
  • A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience
  • A real leader faces the music even when he doesnít like the tune.
  • A rumor goes in one ear and out many mouths.
  • A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
  • A short pencil is better than a long memory
  • A silent mouth is melodious.
  • A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a monthís study of books
  • A slander is like a hornet; if you cannot kill it with the first blow, better not strike at it
  • A small debt makes a man your debtor, a large one makes him your enemy
  • A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks
  • A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
  • A soft voice is heard long after the shout. Gentleness is stronger than anger
  • A spark of motivation will fire him to great heights
  • A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste of wisdom.
  • A student acquires a quarter of his knowledge from his teacher, another quarter from his own intelligence, the third quarter from his co-students and the later quarter in course of time from experience.
  • A teacher is better than two books.
  • A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron
  • A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
  • A tongue is but three inches long, yet it can kill a man of six feet in height.
  • A trade not properly learned is an enemy.
  • A tree falls the way it leans.
  • A watched pot never boils.
  • A waterfall and a strong person always channel their own path
  • A winner is not one who never fails but one who never quits
  • A Wise Man can see more from the bottom of a well than a Fool can see from the top of a mountain.
  • A wise man hears one word and understands two.
  • A wise man is one who forgets the faults of others, but always remembers his own
  • A wise man knows everything; A shrewd one, every body
  • A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
  • A wiseman adopts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it
  • A wiseman will make more opportunities than he finds
  • A word spoken in wrath is the sharpest word; covetousness is the deadliest poison; passion is the fiercest fire; ignorance is the darkest night.
  • Ability is a poor manís wealth.
  • Absence of punishment always encourages people to commit worse offences
  • Accepting responsibility is accepting challenge
  • Admiration is the daughter of ignorance
  • Adventure is not outside a man; it is within
  • Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.
  • Advertising is 85% confusion and 15% commission
  • Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always want it the least
  • Advice when most needed is least heeded.
  • Age ... is a matter of feeling, not of years
  • Age is honorable and youth is noble.
  • Age is not sage and rage is not courage.
  • Agreements get better results than arguments
  • Aim above the mark to hit the mark
  • Al the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full
  • All crooks are intelligent, but all intelligent people need not be crooks.
  • All human activity is prompted by desire
  • All is well that ends well.
  • All righteous words and righteous deeds spring from knowledge and wisdom
  • All that glitters is not gold
  • All they that take the sword shall perish with the sword
  • All things change.† Nothing perishes
  • Always put yourself in othersí shoes. If you feel that it hurts you, it probably hurts the other person, too.
  • Always remember that you are unique.† Just like everybody else.
  • Always use the time you have to finish your work. Never leave it to the last minute. Once time goes away, it never comes back
  • An acre of performance is worth the whole world of promise
  • An age builds up cities. An hour destroys them
  • An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason
  • An army of stags led by a lion would be better than an army of lions led by a stag
  • An enemy will agree, but a friend will argue.
  • An error doesnít become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
  • An hourís less sleep per day will add five years to your working life
  • An ignorant man always adores what he cannot understand
  • An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult
  • An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse
  • An open mind collects more riches than an open purse
  • An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity
  • An optimist thinks this is the best of all worlds.† A pessimist fears the same may be true
  • An organisation is a union of ordinary people doing extra-ordinary work
  • Anger can be an expensive luxury.
  • Anger is a condition in which the tongue works faster than the mind.
  • Anger is a momentary insanity
  • Anger is only one letter short of danger.
  • Anger without power is folly.
  • Angry friendship is some times as bad as calm enmity
  • Any body who feels at ease in the world today is a fool
  • Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well
  • Any man may make a mistake; but a fool will stick to it
  • Apology sometimes is worse than the crime
  • As turning the logs will make a dull fire burn, so change of studies, a dull brain
  • As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities
  • As you cannot do what you wish, you should wish what you can do
  • Authors in general are not good listeners
  • Avoid witticisms at the expense of others