Friday, November 26, 2010

Wisdom Jar Week 12

While reading Unauthomate your finances by Adam Baker, I have taken quite a few of the quotes he has in the book. I highly recommend this ebook.
  1. "If geek means you're willing to study things, and if you think science and engineering matter, I plead guilty. If your culture doesn't like geeks, you are in real trouble." -- Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft.
  2. “Enjoy today because the older you get, the faster time goes by.”
  3. “It doesn’t work to leap a twenty-foot chasm in two ten foot jumps” -American Proverb
  4. “Faith is a process of leaping into the abyss not on the basis of any certainty about where we shall land, but rather on the belief that we shall land.” -Carter Heyward
  5. “All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.” -Henry Miller
  6. “We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.” -Henry David Thoreau
  7. “When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.” -Cynthia Heimel
  8. “The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.” -John Burrough
  9. ‘The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.’ ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. Stop living life for what's around the corner and start enjoying the walk down the street. - Grant L. Miller
  11. “let the wild rumpus begin!” —  Maurice Sendak
  12. “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” -Albert Einstein
  13. “A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.” -Dante
  14. “I am, as I’ve said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.”  - Billy Joel
  15. “Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.” -Samuel Johnson
  16. “My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.” -Errol Flynn
  17. “The things you own end up owning you.” -Tyler Durden
  18. “Even the smallest victory is never to be taken for granted. Each victory must be applauded...” -Audre Lorde
  19. Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.  - Sally Koch
  20. Even if you‘re on the right track, youll get run over if you just sit there.  – Will Roger
  21. “What’s a soup kitchen?” -Paris Hilton
  22. “You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you.” -George Lucas
  23. “Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.” -Anonymous
  24. “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” -Earl Wilson
  25. “Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money.” -Unknown
  26. Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. - Corrie Ten Boom, author and human rights activist

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