Odd Thoughts and Favorite Quotes

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
                                                                               - Benjamen Franklin

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
                                                                       - Albert Einstein

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
                                                   - Thomas Jefferson

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

Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.
                                                                      - Dean Acheson

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
                                                                                             - Beverly Sills

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not the absence of fear.
                                                                                              - Mark Twain

Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.
                                                          - W. Edwards Derning

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
                                                                                  - William James

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
                                                                                                                              - David Brinkley

Be not simply good - be good for something.
                                             - Henry David Thoreau

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
                                                             - Theodore Roosevelt

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
                                                                                            - Robert Louis Stevenson

The unexamined life is not worth living.
                                               - Socrates

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
                                                                                                                            - Abraham Lincoln

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
                                                                                            - William Shakespeare

A friend is someone who sees through you and still enjoys the view.           
                                                                           - Wilma Askinas