Parenting Tips

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Quotable Quotes

Hi parents

This weekend, I have neither tips or advice to offer. Instead, have gathered some quotable quotes from famous people and would like to share them with you.

"A good example is the best lesson." - Benjamin Franklin

"A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder." - Thomas Carlyle

"Be the change you want to see in the world." - Mohandas Gandhi

"Children have never been good at listening to their elders, but they never failed to imitate them." - James Baldwin

"Genius is 1% and 99% perspiration." - Thomas A Edison

"Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, work at it until it's done, and done right." - Walt Disney

"Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you." - Madeline Bridge

"He who has the will acts with resolution; he who is contented is rich." - Confucius

"Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." - Albert Einstein

"Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final." - Roger W Babson

"Learn from the mistakes of others - you can never live long enough to make them all yourself." - John Luther

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." - George Bernard Shaw

"Make sure you visualize what you really want, not what someone else wants for you." - Jerry Gillies

"Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking." - Bernard Baruch

"Nothing happens unless first a dream." - Carl Sandburg

"Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstances." - Bruce Barton

"One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar." - Helen Keller

"One who knows others is wise;
One who knows oneself is enlightened.
One who overcomes others is strong;
One who overcomes oneself is mighty." - Lao Zi

"People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success." - Norman Vincent Peale

"The best way to success comes through constant practice." - Andy Warhol

"The past does not equal the future. Because you failed yesterday....doesn't mean anything....all that matters is: What are you going to do, right now? - Anthony Robbins

"Today is the first day of the rest of your life." - Abbie Hoffman

"We cannot discover new oceans until we have the courage to lose sight of the shore." - Muriel Chen

"Well done is better than well said." - Benjamin Franklin

"You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are." - Les Brown

In Singapore, life can be hectic and stressful for both parents and children. Whenever you feel down or need some words of encouragement, do refer to the above list and get some motivation.


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