2500 QUOTES FOR MENTORS,TEACHERS AND STUDENTS (PEARLS SERIES N0 26)

EX-STUDENTS OF MASON COLLEGE,FESTAC IN ACTION

 A 35-Year Personal Compilation of Extracted Quotes (Nos 1201-1250)

1201.…If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third place….cicero
1202.…if you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it…longfellow
1203.…conduct is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern…matthew arnold
1204.…the reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries…descartes
1205.…be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything…aesop
1206.…skill and confidence are an unconquered army…george herbert
1207.…he has done nothing who has known nothing…thomas carlyle
1208.…the heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions

slept, were toiling upwards in the night…longfellow
1209.…act only on that maxim whereby you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law…immanuel

kant
1210.…there are people who want to be everywhere at once and they seem to get nowhere…carl sandurg
1211.…to be brave in misfortune is to be worthy of manhood; to be wise in misfortune is to conquer fate…agnes

repplier
1212.…no enemy is worse than bad advice…sophocles
1213.…every man believes that he has a greater possibility…emerson
1214.…first, say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do…epictetus
1215..beautiful behavior is better than a beautiful form; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts…emerson
1216.…tell me thy company, and I’ll tell thee what thou art…cervantes
1217.…some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and a few to be chewed and digested…francis bacon
1218.…a wise man turns chance into good fortune…thomas fuller
1219.…things are beautiful if you love them…Jean Anouilh
1220.…behavior is a mirror in which everyone displays his own image…goethe
1221.…it is the bold who every time does best, at home or abroad…homer
1222.…when a person lacks character, he is badly in need of a method…albert camus
1223.…when we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life…helen keller
1224.…he who is contented is rich…lao tzu
1225.…when the character’s right,looks are a greater delight…ovid
1226.…charity begins at home, but should not end there…thomas fuller
1227.…civilization is the making of civil persons…john Ruskin
1228.…minds are conquered not by arms but by love and magnanimity…spinoza
1229.…courage is a kind of salvation…plato
1230.…it is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship…colette
1231.…where there is no hope there can be no endeavour…samuel johnson
1232.…do your duty, and leave the rest to the gods…corneille
1233.…to bear is to conquer our fate…thomas campbell
1234.…without duty,life is soft and boneless; it cannot hold itself…joseph joubert
1235..the roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet…aristotle
1236..he that would have ht fruit mist climb the tree…thomas fuller
1237.…few things are impossible to diligence and skill…samuel johnson
1238.…endurance is the crowing quality, and patience, all the passion of great hearts…james russel cowell
1239.…nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm…emerson
1240.…a man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is

wiser today than he was yesterday…jonathan swift
1241.…if you shut your door to all errors, truth will be shut out…rabindranath tagore
1242.…love truth, but pardon error…voltaire
1243.…destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin…aesop
1244.…examples is the best precept…aesop
1245.…life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood…emerson
1246.…he who neglects to drink the spring of experience is likely to die of thirst in the desert of ignorance…ling po
1247.…true friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost…charles caleb colton
1248.…to throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away…sophocles
1249.…patience is a necessary ingredient of genius…benjamin disraeli
1250.…it is almost a definition of a gentleman to say he is one who never inflicts pain…john henry newman

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