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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Inspirational Quotes


Inspirational Quotes

All of the quotes shown in this blog entry are taken from “Quotationary” by Leonard Roy Frank, Editor, Published in 2001 by Random House Webster’s, New York.

“Efficiency is concerned with doing things right.  Effectiveness is doing the right things.” Peter F. Drucker (1909--). Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices 2, 1974, abr., 1977.

“Every man loves what he is good at.” Thomas Shadwell (1642-1692). A True Widow, 5.1, 1679.

“Ability without ambition is like kindling wood without the spark.” ANONYMOUS

“How can a moral wrong be a civil right?”  Slogan (American).  Anti-abortion position, 1990s.

“None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.” Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882). “Greatness,” Letters and Social Aims, 1876.

“What I do object to about America is the herd thinking.  There is no room for individuals in your country—and yet you are dedicated to saving the world for individualism. Bertrand Russell (1872-1970).  Tommy Robbins interview, Redbook, September 1964.

I chose the above quotes at random, not to prove any point, merely because I believe them to be interesting and relevant in today’s world.  I hope  you have enjoyed them.

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