“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. When you are seeking to bring big plans to fruition, it is important with whom you regularly associate. Hang out with friends who are like-minded and who are also designing purpose-filled lives. Similarly, be that kind of a friend for your friends.”
Category Archives: Quotes
“If you do not give right attention to the one you love, it is a kind of killing. When you are in the car together, if you are lost in your thoughts, assuming you already know everything about her, she will slowly die.”
”So, Lizzy, your sister is crossed in love I find. I congratulate her. Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then. It is something to think of, and gives her a sort of distinction among her companions.” -Mr. Bennet, Pride & Prejudice
“Home! To sit around, doing nothing, listening to the clock, counting up the years, thinking back… thinking! To stay fixed in one place as if waiting for something or somebody. No! no! Better far to be blown over the earth like the husk, like the withered pod that the wind carries and drops and bears aloft again.” -Katherine Mansfield
”I recently spoke at a university where a student told me that it was such a shame that Nigerian men were physical abusers like the father character in my novel. I told him that I had just read a novel called American Psycho and that it was such a shame that young Americans were serial murderers.” -Author, Chimamanda Adichie, tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.
”Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.”
“A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.”
”This is just what I needed. I will take care of it from here. I have a trunk full of wedding magazines hidden under my bed. I am thinking of a russet and cognac theme. Those are colors, Finn. Fall wedding colors.” I ♥ Kurt.
Rachel: We’re gonna win Nationals this year. And you know how we’re gonna do that? Because we have you. Kurt: (humbly) That’s true.
”The things we have to learn before we do them, we learn by doing them.” – Aristotle
“The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.” – Lord Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
”At college, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can’t tell who the best people are. That worries the hell out of me.” – Barnaby C. Keeney
”I don’t have any romanticism about any part of my past. I think of it only inasmuch as it gave me pleasure or helped me grow psychologically. That is the only thing that interests me about yesterday. I don’t believe in yesterday, by the way. You know I don’t believe in yesterday. I am only interested in what I am doing now.” – John Lennon