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Archive for February, 2015

Cuban on Focus

What I’ve learned…is you just got to stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment.

Cuban, Mark

—Mark Cuban

 

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Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

Adams, John Qunicy

—John Quincy Adams

 

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Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!

Patrick Henry

—Patrick Henry

 

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“When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.”

Hugo Victor

—Victor Hugo

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Eisenhower on Security

“If you want total security, go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking…is freedom.”

Dwight Eisenhower

—Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Epicurus

 

—Epicurus, 3rd/4th Century BC Greek philosopher

 

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If you think it is hard meeting new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.

Lemmon_Jack

–Jack Lemmon

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The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it’s their fault

Kissinger

–Henry Kissinger

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Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.

Aristotle

 

 

 

 

 

–Aristotle

No one should live in poverty in the wealthiest nation on earth. From the earliest age, children need to know that, regardless of the set of circumstances they were born into, they have the power to overcome obstacles and achieve greatness. The victim mentality destroys. Hate destroys. Refuse to dwell in these houses, understand the great gift that God has placed in each of us, and refuse to be part of the herd. When the hate-mongers tell you that you are a victim, smile, wish them a nice day, and walk away.

–Penn Wealth

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