Quote Of The Day

The quote of the day

A quote of the day is like seeing a lovely sunset. On the other hand, it is like being near the one you love. You always enjoy seeing them every day.

In this collection, you will find these quotes:

Happiness, courage, encouraging, wise, trust, kindness, to make you think, to live by.

Some of the quotes of the day is short and easy to remember. You will find these quotations quite useful in your written and verbal communications.

Many of these are just simply fun to have as a part of your expanding vocabulary.

Come back often because the quote of the day will continue to grow over the month and years.

January 1

We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 2

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
-Maureen Dowd

January 3

Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few more upon it.
-Albert Schweitzer

January 4

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
-George Bernard Shaw

January 5

No man can have society upon his own terms.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

January 6

The ideal man bears the accident of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.

January 7

Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
-Ervin Berlin

January 8

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it is best to let him run.
-Abraham Lincoln

January 9

Adapt o perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.
-H.G. Wells

January 10

When I decided to go into politics I weighed the costs. I would get criticism. But I went ahead. So when virulent criticism came I wasn’t surprised. I was better able to handle it.
-Herbert Hoover

January 11

One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
-Oscar Wilde

January 13

When I first open my eyes upon the morning meadows and look out upon the beautiful world, I thank God I am alive.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

January 14

The mere sense of living is joy enough.
-Emily Dickinson

January 15

Grateful for the blessing lent of simple taste and mind content!
-Oliver Wendell Holmes

January 16

A wise man will desire no more than what he may get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contently.
-Benjamin Franklin

January 17

My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.
-William Shakespeare

January 18

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
-Charles Dickens

January 19

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.
-Mae West

January 20

You always admire what you really don’t understand.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

January 21

To most of us the real life is the life we do not lead.
-Oscar Wilde

January 22

I am thankful to all those who said no to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
-Albert Einstein

January 23

The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible.
-Alexander Chase

January 24

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.
-Carl Sagan

January 25

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
-Chris Brown

January 26

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
-Chris Brown

January 27

Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't it be interesting if...'; And then do it.
-Duane Michals

January 28

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
-Muhammad Ali

January 29

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
-Stephen Covey

January 30

Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?
-Sun Tzu

January 31

Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
-A. A. Milne

February 1

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
-Colin Powell

February 2

Don't let your ego get too close to your position so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it.
-Colin Powell

February 3

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
-Steve Jobs

February 4

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
-Thomas A. Edison

February 5

It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
-Tom Brokaw

February 6

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
-Walter Scott

February 7

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.
-Winston Churchill

February 8

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own.
-Michael Korda

February 9

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
-Napoleon Hill

February 10

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
-Napoleon Hill

February 11

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
-Robert H. Schuller

February 12

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
-Abraham Lincoln

February 13

To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
-Andre Malraux

February 14

One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
-Arnold H. Glasow

February 15

The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
-Benjamin Jowett

February 16

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
-Charles Kettering

February 17

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

February 18

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
-Dale Carnegie

February 19

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
-Edward Appleton

February 20

There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
-Sam Walton

February 21

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

February 22

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
-Theodore Isaac Rubin

February 23

Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
-Thomas J. Watson

February 24

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.
-Thomas J. Watson

February 25

Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design.
-Tim Berners-Lee

February 26

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
-W. Clement Stone

February 27

Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.
-W. Edwards Deming

February 28

Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
-Walt Disney

February 29

The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
-Walter Lippmann

March 1

The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
-Walter Lippmann

March 2

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
-Harold S. Geneen

March 3

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
-Henry Ford

March 4

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
-Henry Ford

March 5

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
-Henry R. Luce

March 6

Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
-Henry Ward Beecher

March 7

Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body - the producers and consumers themselves.
-Herbert Hoover

March 8

About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
-Herbert Hoover

March 9

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
-Howard Aiken

March 10

The work of the individual still remains the spark that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork.
-Igor Sikorsky

March 11

I buy when other people are selling.
-J. Paul Getty

March 12

If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.
-J. Paul Getty

March 13

If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
-Jane Fonda

March 14

There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.
-Jeff Bezos

March 15

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act.
-Jennifer Aniston

March 16

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
-John Greenleaf Whittier

March 17

Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
-John Greenleaf Whittier

March 18

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.
-Khalil Gibran

March 19

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
-Lucius Annaeus Seneca

March 20

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
-Paul Tournier

March 21

Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.
-Peter Drucker

March 22

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
-Robert H. Schuller

March 23

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
-Robert Orben

March 24

Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.
-John Keats

March 25

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
-John Stuart Mill

March 26

Experience is the teacher of all things.
-Julius Caesar

March 27

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
-M. Scott Peck

March 28

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

March 29

Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
-Rita Mae Brown

March 30

The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.
-William Osler

March 31

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.
-Abigail Van Buren

April 1

Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience.
-Albert Bandura

April 2

You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
-Albert Camus

April 3

Knowledge is power.
-Francis Bacon

April 4

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
-Frederick Douglass

April 5

A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
-Henry Ward Beecher

April 6

Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.
-Nelson Rockefeller

April 7

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
-Peace Pilgrim

April 8

When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.
-Susan Sarandon

April 9

All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
-Victor Hugo

April 10

No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
-Barbara de Angelis

April 11

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
-Bruce Lee

April 12

Women have to harness their power - it's absolutely true. It's just learning not to take the first no. And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.

April 13

Each underestimates her own power and overestimates the others.
-Deborah Tannen

April 14

The greatest power is often simple patience.
-E. Joseph Cossman

April 15

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

April 16

Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.

April 17

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.

April 18

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
-Abraham Lincoln

April 19

Excessive fear is always powerless.

April 20

You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power - he's free again.
-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

April 21

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
-Alice Walker

April 22

Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.
-Alvin Toffler

April 23

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
-Newt Gingrich

April 24

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
-Abraham Lincoln

April 25

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
-Abraham Lincoln

April 26

I will prepare and someday my chance will come.
-Abraham Lincoln

April 27

If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.
-Abraham Lincoln

April 28

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
-Abraham Lincoln

April 29

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
-Abraham Lincoln

April 30

The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
-Abraham Lincoln

May 1

Whatever you are, be a good one.
-Abraham Lincoln

May 2

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
-Abraham Lincoln

May 3

Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
-Abraham Lincoln

May 4

That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
-Abraham Lincoln

May 5

The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
-Abraham Lincoln

May 6

I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
-Abraham Lincoln

May 7

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.
-Abraham Lincoln

May 8

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
-Albert Einstein

May 9

I've been lucky. Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.
-Audrey Hepburn

May 10

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
-Audrey Hepburn

May 11

Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.
-Jim Rohn

May 12

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
-Jim Rohn

May 13

The book you don't read won't help.
-Jim Rohn

May 14

When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
-Jim Rohn

May 15

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.
-Jim Rohn

May 16

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
-Benjamin Franklin

May 17

It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

May 18

Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

May 19

Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

May 20

I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

May 21

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

May 22

In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.
-Lucille Ball

May 23

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
-Lucille Ball

May 24

Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
-John F. Kennedy

May 25

Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.
-John F. Kennedy

May 26

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
-John F. Kennedy

May 27

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
-John F. Kennedy

May 28

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
-John F. Kennedy

May 29

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
-Maya Angelou

May 30

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope.
-Maya Angelou

May 31

I believe that every person is born with talent.
-Maya Angelou

June 1

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
-Maya Angelou

June 2

All great achievements require time.
-Maya Angelou

June 3

The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

June 4

We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

June 5

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life, is what is important.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

June 6

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

June 7

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

June 8

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

June 9

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
-Winston Churchill

June 10

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
-Winston Churchill

June 11

We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
-Winston Churchill

June 12

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
-Winston Churchill

June 13

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
-Winston Churchill

June 14

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
-Winston Churchill

June 15

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
-Winston Churchill

June 16

There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.
-Winston Churchill

June 17

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
-Oprah Winfrey

June 18

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
-Oprah Winfrey

June 19

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
-Oprah Winfrey

June 20

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
-Oprah Winfrey

June 21

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
-Oprah Winfrey

June 22

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
-Dalai Lama

June 23

Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
-Dalai Lama

June 24

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
-Dalai Lama

June 25

It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
-Dalai Lama

June 26

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
-Brian Tracy

June 27

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
-Brian Tracy

June 28

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
-Brian Tracy

June 29

You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
-Brian Tracy

June 30

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
-Brian Tracy

July 1

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
-Helen Keller

July 2

Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
-Helen Keller

July 3

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
-Helen Keller

July 4

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
-Helen Keller

July 5

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
-Helen Keller

July 6

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
-Helen Keller

July 7

I am only one, but still, I am one. I cannot do everything, but still, I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
-Helen Keller

July 8

It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.
-Zig Ziglar

July 9

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
-Zig Ziglar

July 10

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
-Zig Ziglar

July 11

Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
-Zig Ziglar

July 12

You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.
-Zig Ziglar

July 13

Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.
-Zig Ziglar

July 14

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
-Zig Ziglar

July 15

I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top but should get you pretty near.
-Margaret Thatcher

July 16

Of course, it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
-Margaret Thatcher

July 17

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
-Margaret Thatcher

July 18

My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
-Ronald Reagan

July 19

We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we will always be free.
-Ronald Reagan

July 20

There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.
-Ronald Reagan

July 21

Don't be afraid to see what you see.
-Ronald Reagan

July 22

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
-C. S. Lewis

July 23

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
-C. S. Lewis

July 24

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
-C. S. Lewis

July 25

We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
-C. S. Lewis

July 26

We are what we believe we are.
-C. S. Lewis

July 27

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
-Muhammad Ali

July 28

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.
-Muhammad Ali

July 29

It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
-Muhammad Ali

July 30

I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
-Muhammad Ali

July 31

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
-Muhammad Ali

August 1

The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
-Muhammad Ali

August 2

When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better.
-Mae West

August 3

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
-Mae West

August 4

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.

August 5

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act, but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.

August 6

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.

August 7

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

August 8

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

August 9

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.

August 10

When you're drowning, you don't say 'I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,' you just scream.
-John Lennon

August 11

You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!
-John Lennon

August 12

Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day.
-Jesse Jackson

August 13

We've removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.
-Jesse Jackson

August 14

If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart.
-Jesse Jackson

August 15

It is time for us to turn to each other, not on each other.
-Jesse Jackson

August 16

If you run, you might lose. If you don't run, you're guaranteed to lose.
-Jesse Jackson

August 17

The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 18

Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 19

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 20

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 21

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 22

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 23

How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 24

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 25

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 26

Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 27

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 28

One man with courage is a majority.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 29

It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
-Thomas Jefferson

August 30

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

August 31

Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
-Abdul Kalam

September 1

You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
-Abdul Kalam

September 2

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan but also believe.
-Anatole France

September 3

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
-Christopher Reeve

September 4

All men of action are dreamers.
-James Huneker

September 5

As long as you continue to believe success will be yours!
-John Jones

September 6

Dream and give yourself permission to envision a you that you choose to be.
-Joy Page

September 7

Every day you work toward success puts you a day closer to your goal.
-John Jones

September 8

Hard work brings about the glory of success.
-John Jones

September 9

Stop complaining. There is always someone worst off than you.
-John Jones

September 10

The thrill success brings makes the hard work worthwhile.
-John Jones

September 11

Trust your instincts. He/she more often than not will not lead you to the wrong path.
-John Jones

September 12

Dreams are out there to be obtained. They don’t like to be confined in closed quarters.
-John Jones

September 13

Every day that we have the ability to breathe is another day worth using to succeed.
-John Jones

September 14

Get up. Make it happen. No one will bring you success except yourself.
-John Jones

September 15

If you want success, grow.
-John Jones

September 16

Open your eyes success may be just below your chin.
-John Jones

September 17

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
-Denis Diderot

September 18

Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion

September 19

It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them
-Alfred Adler

September 20

Rise above principle and do what’s right.
-Walter Heller

September 21

I know only that what is moral is what you feel good about and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

September 22

My county is the world, and my religion is to do good.
-Thomas Paine

September 23

No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy.
-Herbert Spencer

September 24

You shall not decide until you have heard what both have to say.

September 25

The journey not the arrival matters.

September 26

Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
-Oscar Wilde

September 27

A man’s character is his fate.

September 28

The thing I fear most is fear.

September 29

If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.

September 30

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

October 1

Forgive, and ye shall be forgiven.

October 2

To err is human, to forgive, divine.
-Alexander Pope

October 3

Some people’s idea of [free speech] is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage.
-Winston Churchill

October 4

The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man from falsely shouting fire in a theater and causing a panic.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes

October 5

One friend in a life is much, two are many, three are hardly possible.

October 6

A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think aloud.

October 7

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
-Thomas Jefferson

October 8

I hold that man is in the right who is most closely in league with the future.
-Henrik Ibsen

October 9

A great man is always willing to be little.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

October 10

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.


Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

October 12

It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.
-Thomas Jefferson

October 13

To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
-Marcus Aurelius

October 14

The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
-La Rochefoucauld

October 15

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
-A. C. Benson

October 16

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.
-A. C. Benson

October 17

Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.
-A. C. Benson

October 18

The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in.
-A. E. Housman

October 19

You can't be a victim and heal.
-A. J. Langer

October 20

If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.
-A. J. Liebling

October 21

Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.
-A. J. P. Taylor

October 22

Nothing is inevitable until it happens.
-A. J. P. Taylor

October 23

No war is inevitable until it breaks out.
-A. J. P. Taylor

October 24

Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within.
-A. Philip Randolph

October 25

Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political, and religious relationship.
-A. Philip Randolph

October 26

In every truth, the beneficiaries of a system cannot be expected to destroy it.
-A. Philip Randolph

October 27

Freedom is never given; it is won.
-A. Philip Randolph

October 28

Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone.
-A. R. Ammons

October 29

Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want.

October 30

Luck consists largely of hanging on by your fingernails until things start to go your way.
-Aaron Allston

October 31

Violence is the first refuge of the violent.
-Aaron Allston

November 1

No one wants to hear the truth if it isn't what they want to he
-Aaron Brown

November 2

Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness, I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness.
-Aaron Copland

November 3

When it gets down to it you just have to act.
-Aaron Eckhart

November 4

Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.
-Aaron Hill

November 5

Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.
-Aaron Hill

November 6

Reason gains all people by compelling none.
-Aaron Hill

November 7

Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world.
-Aaron Klug

November 8

One cannot plan for the unexpected.
-Aaron Klug

November 9

And I'm not so in love with making people mad that I want to live my life around it.
-Aaron McGruder

November 10

I want the news delivered unbiased. I thought that was the whole point with journalism.
-Aaron McGruder

November 11

Every morning I wake up and thank God.
-Aaron Neville

November 12

I owe it all to Jesus.
-Aaron Neville

November 13

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
-Abba Eban

November 14

I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender.
-Abba Eban

November 15

Time and again these governments have rejected proposals today - and longed for them tomorrow.
-Abba Eban

November 16

You can't achieve anything without getting in someone's way.
-Abba Eban

November 17

It is our experience that political leaders do not always mean the opposite of what they say.
-Abba Eban

November 18

Better to be disliked than pitied.
-Abba Eban

November 19

Consensus is what many people say in chorus but do not believe as individuals.
-Abba Eban

November 20

Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace.
-Abbe Pierre

November 21

What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
-Abbe Pierre

November 22

The question I asked Georges has now become a general one - You, who thought you were superfluous, who thought there was no place for you in society, not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and so those who were beggars become givers.
-Abbe Pierre

November 23

It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises, wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
-Abbe Pierre

November 24

Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame. Abbott L. Lowell

November 25

You will not accept credit that is due to another or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate.
-Abbott L. Lowell

November 26

You will seek not a near but a distant objective, and you will not be satisfied with what you may have done.
-Abbott L. Lowell

November 27

All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
-Abbott L. Lowell

November 28

When I talk to people in need, they tell me they want to hope; they are eager for opportunity; they are ready for better days. And I can tell you that every time their hopes are disappointed, all nations lose.
-Abdallah II

November 29

Together, we can create a world in which peace is real; in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed.
-Abdallah II

November 30

Historic changes and challenges. Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity. And yet, for vast numbers across the globe, the daily realities have not altered.
-Abdallah II

December 1

Historic changes and challenges. Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity. And yet, for vast numbers across the globe, the daily realities have not altered.
-Abdallah II

December 2

In our view, successful reform is not an event. It is a sustainable process that will build on its own successes - a virtuous cycle of change.
-Abdallah II

December 3

If the lives of men can be measured in terms of years, ideologies in decades, and nations in centuries, then the unit measuring civilizations, born of the interaction among peoples, would be the millennium.
-Abdelaziz Bouteflika

December 4

A nation must be embraced, rehabilitated, and expressed as a tangible sign of human creativity and as an integral element of mankind's heritage.
-Abdelaziz Bouteflika

December 5

People first concern themselves with meeting their basic needs; only afterwards, do they pursue any higher needs.
-Abdolkarim Soroush

December 6

In order for answers to become clear, the questions have to be clear.
-Abdolkarim Soroush

December 7

In many of the things that people do, they themselves are the center of attention, but they inscribe some other name on their banner.
-Abdolkarim Soroush

December 8

If a group of people feels that it has been humiliated and that its honour has been trampled underfoot, it will want to express its identity and this expression of an identity will take different shapes and forms.
-Abdolkarim Soroush

December 9

Energy is a concept that has been coined by physicists. There is no observable thing known as energy anywhere.
-Abdolkarim Soroush

December 10

We must break problems down into small, digestible bits. We must define the concepts that we use and explain what components they consist of. We must tackle small problems.
-Abdolkarim Soroush

December 11

Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right until it reaches its snapping point.
-Abdoulaye Wade

December 12

Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
-Abdul Kalam

December 13

My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias.
-Abdul Kalam

December 14

Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
-Abdul Kalam

December 15

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
-Abdul Kalam

December 16

Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
-Abdul Kalam

December 17

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
-Abdul Kalam

December 18

To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
-Abdul Kalam

December 19

If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother, and the teacher.
-Abdul Kalam

December 20

Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
-Abdul Kalam

December 21

As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
-Abdul Kalam

December 22

Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
-Abdul Kalam

December 23

Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
-Abdul Kalam

December 24

Do we not realize that self-respect comes with self-reliance?
-Abdul Kalam

December 25

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
-Abdul Kalam

December 26

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
-Abdul Kalam

December 27

You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
-Abdul Kalam

December 28

If we are not free, no one will respect us.
-Abdul Kalam

December 29

Some people are ok with doing nothing all day after they retire, but then some people if they had nothing to do would go mad and start banging their heads against a wall.
-Abdul Qadeer Khan

December 30

But I have always said that it's important we must make sure that justice is at all time be maintained.
-Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

December 31

You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors.
-Abbott L. Lowell

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