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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

June Quotations

"Nothing lives long, only the earth and mountains."
== White Antelope, chief of the Cheyenne

“It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.”
== Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 19:24, Mark 10:25, Luke 18:25)

"The best relationship is one where your love for each other exceeds your need for each other."
== Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

"The future belongs to those who are passionate and work hard."
== Sen. Paul Wellstone [1944-2002] of Minnesota

"Sit down, and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it."
== Colette [1873-1954]

"If you want something, hold out an empty hand. If you want a poem, find a blank page."
== beat poet Philip Whalen [1923-2002]

"[T]he accumulation of wealth cannot be justified as the chief end of existence ... So long as wealth is made the means and not the end, we need not greatly fear it."
== Calvin Coolidge [1872-1933]

"In America, to look a couple of years younger than you actually are is not only an achievement for which you are to be congratulated, it is patriotic."
== Cynthia Propper Seton

"I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it."
== Marilyn Monroe [1926-62]

"Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued."
== Socrates [469 B.C.E.–399 B.C.E.]

"Adventure is worthwhile in itself."
== Amelia Earhart [1897-1937]

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go."
== T.S. Eliot [1888-1965]

"When you're going thru hell, keep going."
== Sir Winston Churchill [1874-1965]

"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go."
== William Feather

"You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough."
== boxer Joe Louis [1914-81]

"The energy of the mind is the essence of life."
== Aristotle [384-322 B.C.E.]

"In the modern U.S. of A., grease is a condiment."
== G.E. Nordell

"Hedge funds are the sophisticated way to lose money, as opposed to the more mundane way[s]."
== Robert Hurley, of Stoddard Management

{many other such quotations are posted
on the Working Minds website}

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