Quotes to Ponder

Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress. ~Alfred A. Montapert

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. ~Harry Truman

A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away. ~Thomas Jefferson

The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach. ~Benjamin Mays

Thought is useful when it motivates for action, and a hindrance when it substitutes for action. ~Bill Raeder

Some people make things happen, some people watch things happen, and some ask what happened. ~Casey Stengel

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs. ~Christopher Hampton

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. ~Cyril Connolly

If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much. ~Donald H. Rumsfeld

Whether you think you can or think you can't -- you are right. ~Henry Ford