Don Marquis Quotes - DoolBug

Don Marquis

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

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

Better late than never.

Proverb

When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

Barbara Winter

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer Lytton

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

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

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.

Ella Williams

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes

Dennis Waitley

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Douglas Jerrold

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.

Earl Nightingale

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Anonymous

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon