Quotes on excellence


George So in the end, was it worth it Jesus Christ. How irreparably changed my life has become. It's always the last days of summer and I've been left out in the cold with no door to get back in. I'll grant you I've had more than my share of poignant moments. Life passes most people by when they're busy making grand plans for it. Throughout my lifetime I've left pieces of my heart here and there. And now, there's almost barely enough to stay alive. But I force a smile, knowing that my ambition far exceeded my talent. There are no more white horses or pretty ladies at my door.

~ Blow

One of the most basic principles for making and keeping peace within and between nations. . . is that in political, military, moral, and spiritual confrontations, there should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat.

~ James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.

We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.

~ James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.

He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation perfectly delightful.

~ Sydney Smith

A relationship is like a rose, How long it lasts, no one knows Love can erase an awful past, Love can be yours, you'll see at last To feel that love, it makes you sigh, To have it leave, you'd rather die You hope you've found that special rose, 'Cause you love and care for the one you chose.

~ Rob Cella

Those who do not do politics will be done in by politics.

~ French Proverb

I am always grieved when a man of real talent dies, for the world needs such men more than heaven does.

~ G. C. Lichtenberg

The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.

~ Jonathan Swift

Money is in some respects life's fire it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.

~ P Barnum

Our neighbors in Virginia are just as responsible for these killings as the criminals are because they won't pass strong gun control legislation.

~ Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr.

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