Quotes 2

Updated 2009-06-05 19:49


Memorize various quotes.


Yoda (1)Do, or do not. There is no 'try.'
Mahatma Gandhi (2)If you educate a man, you educate an individual;
if you educate a woman, you educate a family.
Al Franken (3)One way of “dealing with a credit-stealing boss is to do inferior work”.
Madonna (4)Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.
Prince (7)Every time they try to clock you,
tick more than they tock.
Garak (6)True career advancement requires risk.
Dave Ramsey (21)Will I live longer if I give up wine, women, and song?
No, but it'll feel longer.


Gilbert and Sullivan (5)Quiet, calm deliberation disentangles every knot.
Prince (8)You only know what you know,
you only see what your heart will show.
Jesse Jackson (?), JFK (9a),
Mikhail Gorbachev (9b),
Philip Vera Cruz (9a), or
Rabbi Hillel (9a)
If not you, then who?
If not now, then when?
If not here, then where?
Planner and Geddes (10)Think Global, Act Local.
Lucille Ball (11)If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.
The more things you do, the more you can do.
Emerson (12)A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
Dave Ramsey (19)Your raise is effective when you are.


Goethe (13)Lose the day loitering, 'twill be the same story tomorrow, and the next more dilatory, For indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o'er lost days. Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! What you can do, or think you can, begin it! Only engage, and then the mind grows heated; Begin it, and the work will be completed.
Field of Dreams (14)If you build it, he will come.
Jules Bass (15)Put one foot in front of the other,
and soon you'll be walking out the door.
Lao-Tzu (16)A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Nietzsche (17)To know the limits of reason--that alone is genuine philosophy.
Willem Buiter (18)Unfortunately, self-regulation stands in relation to regulation the way self-importance stands in relation to importance and self-righteousness to righteousness.
Dave Ramsey (20)People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.


(3) p.24 of “Oh, the Things I Know! A Guide to Success, or Failing That, Happiness” at
(17) near bottom of p.38 (section 55) of
or p.2 of
(20) I thought I heard this on the Dave Ramsey radio show on or just before April 25, 2009, but it probably originated elsewhere.
(21) Dave Ramsey probably said it at least once, but it is an old joke.

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