Quotes, sayings & poems

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Luck must be found along the street

Luck must be found along the street, not at the end of the path.

- David Dunn

The actions of men

The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.

- John Locke

Each morning sees some task begun

Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Our actions are like the terminations of verses

Our actions are like the terminations of verses, which we rhyme as we please.

- Fran├žois de La Rochefoucauld

But remember please

But remember please, the Law by which we live, we are not built to comprehend a lie, we can neither love nor pity nor forgive. If you make a slip in handling us you die.

- Rudyard Kipling

People can be divided into two classes

People can be divided into two classes: those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit still and inquire, why wasn't it done the other way?

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

He who has begun has half done

He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.

- Horace

He has half the deed done

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning

- Horace

Allow motion to equal emotion.

Allow motion to equal emotion.

- Elbert Hubbard

Mankind is not a circle with a single center

Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.

- Victor Hugo

Our acts make or mar us

Our acts make or mar us, we are the children of our own deeds.

- Victor Hugo

The great end of life

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

- Thomas H. Huxley