Quotes on waiting


Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.

~ Michael Korda

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

~ Thomas Jefferson

Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.

~ George Bernard Shaw

Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.

~ Saint Thomas Aquinas

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost.

~ Aristotle

I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be darling at it.

~ Dorothy Parker

Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.

~ Leonardo DaVinci

Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance

~ Frank Moore Colby

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.

~ Sir Winston Churchill

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.

~ Sir Winston Churchill

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