Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Words of Wisdom.

The repository contains 73 quotes in the category “Words of Wisdom.”
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Get up every day and try a little harder than the day before.

Emeril Lagasse
1959 —     

Never bet with anyone you meet on the first tee who has a deep suntan, a one-iron in his bag, and squinty eyes.

Dave Marr

Live a balanced life: learn some and think some, and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.

Robert Fulghum
1937 —     

Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your way down.

Wilson Mizner
1893 — 1933

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.

Christopher Morley
1890 — 1957

Be aware that a halo has to fall only a few inches to be a noose.

Dan McKinnon

Never rise to speak till you have something to say; and when you have said it, cease.

John Witherspoon
1723 — 1794

Speak when you’re angry and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.

Laurence Peter
1919 — 1990

Live as you will have wished to have lived when you are dying.

Christian Furchtegott Gellert
1715 — 1769

Learn to say “I don’t know.” If used when appropriate, it will be often.

Secretary Donald Rumsfeld
1932 —     

Plan backward as well as forward. Set objectives and trace back to see how to achieve them. You may find that no path can get you there. Plan forward to see where your steps will take you, which may not be clear or intuitive.

Secretary Donald Rumsfeld
1932 —     

Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.

Henri Bergson
1859 — 1941

If you don’t know what it is, don’t mess with it.

Fats Waller
1904 — 1943

Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the places that you can,
At all the times you can,
To all the people you can,
As long as you ever can.

John Wesley
1703 — 1791

Reach for the moon; even if you miss, you will land among the stars.


Do something every day that scares you.


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.


Neither beg of him who has been a beggar, nor serve him who has been a servant.


If you want to be seen, stand up. If you want to be heard, speak up. If you want to be appreciated, shut up.


Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Choose your words, for they become actions.
Understand your actions, for they become habits.
Study your habits, for they will become your character.
Develop your character, for it becomes your destiny.


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