Adlai Stevenson Quotes - DoolBug

Adlai Stevenson

Other Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

Yo, Adrian !

Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

Helice Bridges

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.

Confucius

You always succeed in producing a result.

Anthony Robbins

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.

Madame De Maintenon

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

Mohammed

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Brian Tracy

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

Stephen Covey

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Confucius

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.

Christy Borgeld

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

Union gives strength.

Aesop

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.

Sigmund Freud

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman