Zig Ziglar: You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
W. Somerset Maugham: At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
Thomas Huxley: Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
Phillips Brooks: Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers; pray for powers equal to your tasks.
Cyril Connolly: Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
F. Scott Fitzgerald: You don’t write because you want to say something; you write because you’ve got something to say.
G. K. Chesterton: There is a great deal of difference between the eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
Sam Ewing: It’s not the hours you put in your work that count, it’s work you put in the hours.
Edgar Watson Howe: A man has his clothes made to fit him; a woman makes herself fit her clothes.
Helen Rowland: To a woman the first kiss is just the end of the beginning but to a man it is the beginning of the end.
Peter De Vries: The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
Thomas à Kempis: A wise lover values not so much the gift of the lover as the love of the giver.
William Shakespeare: O powerful love, that in some respects makes a beast a man, in some other, a man a beast.
John Churton Collins: Half of our mistakes in life arises from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel.
H. L. Mencken: It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.
Mark Twain: It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Kahlil Gibran: When you love you should not say, ‘God is in my heart,’ but rather, ‘I am in the heart of God.’ And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Elbert Hubbard: If your religion does not change you, then you should change your religion.