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Quote 10-14-10

Posted by don_socal socal (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 14, 10 at 2:55

No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
Charles Kendall Adams

An anxious unrest, a fierce craving desire for gain has taken possession of the commercial world, and in instances no longer rare the most precious and permanent goods of human life have been madly sacrificed in the interests of momentary enrichment.
Felix Adler

We speculate as to what is in store for us. But we not only undergo events, we in part cause them or at least influence their course. We have not only to study them but to act.
Emily Greene Balch

The finest command of language is often shown by saying nothing.
Roger Babson


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RE: Quote 10-14-10

I like your quotes. Especially the first one.


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RE: Quote 10-14-10

"We speculate as to what is in store for us."

This reminds me of another quote: "Life is what happens when we are making other plans."


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