Quotes By Rote

The discipline of the writer is to learn to be still and listen to what his subject has to tell him.

~ Rachel Carson

I have lived some thirty-odd years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
~ Henry David Thoreau

I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
~ Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
~ Alexander Pope

Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.
~ John W. Gardner

My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.
~ George Bernard Shaw


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