Make your own free website on Tripod.com

QUOTATION

There are some quotation of my collection from Readers Digest.

 

Unconditinal love may fail, but love with conditions doesn't even have a chance. (J.L. Martin Descalzo in Blanco y Negro, Spain. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p.19)

 

When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood. (Sam Ewing in National Enquirer. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.( William Arthur Ward, Reward Yourself. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram). In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

 

Most people ask for happiness on condition. Hapiness can be felt only if you don't set any conditions. (Arthur Rubinstein. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

The harder you fall, the higher you bounce (American proverb. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

He who does not enjoy his own company is usually right. (Coco Chanel, quoted by Joseph Barry in McCall's. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

 

Books are more than books. They are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.(Amy Lowell. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

The discontented man finds no easy chair. (Benjamin Franklin. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

We work to become, not to enquire. (Elbert Hubbard. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want. (Dan Stanford. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do. (James Harvey Robinson, The Mind in the making (Harper & Row). In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. (Richard Bach, The Bridge Across Forever (Morrow). In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

We never repent of having eaten too little. (Thomas Jefferson. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 37)

Never judge the book by its movie. (J.W. Eagan, quoted in The new Dictionary of thought, compiled by Tryon Edwards (J.G. Ferguson). In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 42)

Always tell your problems to people who don't like you. They're the only ones who want to hear them. (Sam Ewing. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 42)

Vision is the art if seeing things invisible. (Jonathan Swift. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 60)

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. (Francis Bacon. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 77)

A dictatorship is a state in which everybody fears somebody and somebody fears everybody. (Alberto Moravia. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 86)

Education is admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught. (Oscar Wilde. In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 104)

There are people who give and people who take. There are people who create, people who destroy, and people who don't do anything and drive the other two kinds crazy. (Peter S. Beagle, A Fine and Private Place (Viking Penguin). In Readest Digest, April 1992, p. 118)

Jealousy never allows reason to judge things as they are. Jealous people see things through an inverted looking glass, which turns samll things large, dwarves into giants and suspicions into truths. (Cervantes. In Readest Digest, Dec. 1992, p. 75)

You may be sorry that you spoke, sorry you stayed or went, sorry you won or lost, sorry so much was spent. But as you go through life, you'll find - you're never sorry you were kind. (Herbert V. Prochnow and Herbert V. Prochnow. Jr., A Treasure Chest of Quotations for All Occasions ( HaperCollins). In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 13)

In difficulty you understand your friends. (Chinese proverb. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 80)

Too many unfulfilled wishes make us unhappy. A few unfulfilled ones maintain the yearning we call happiness. (Contributed by Daniel Seeberger. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 101)

Old teachers never die, they just grade away. (Contributed by Evonne Liu Meiling, Singapore. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 107)

Some things have to be believe to be seen. (Ralph Hodgson, The Sky Lark and Other Poems (Macmillan, London.) In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. (Arnold H. Glasow. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

High expectations are the key to everything. (Sam Walton. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again. (Judith Viorst in Redbook. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack. (Wayne Lukas, quoted by Pete Axthelm in GQ. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

We all live under the same sky, but we don't have the same horizon. (Konrad Adenauer. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

You can't test courage cautiously. (Annie Dillard. An American Childhood(HarperCollins). In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

Happiness is good health and a bad memory. (Ingrid Bergman. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. (Calvin Coolidge. In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

To view poverty simply as an economic condition, to be measured by statistics, is simplistic, misleading and false; poverty is a state of mind, a matter of horizons. (Patrick J. Buchanan. Rigth From the Beginning (Little, Brown). In Readest Digest, Oct. 1992, p. 144)

Behind every successful man, you'll somebody who says, "I went to school with him". (Quoted by Earl Wilson. In Readest Digest, March. 1991, p. 94)

Do not put off till tomorrow what can be put off till day-after-tomorrow just as well. (Mark Twain. In Readest Digest, March. 1991, p. 94)

Those who can, do. Those who can't, write the instructions.( Branhorst Knowles in National Enquirer. In Readest Digest, March. 1991, p. 94)

Do not consider yourself more nor less, nor even equal to others, for people are not quantities. Each one is unique and irreplaceable. (Miguel de Unamuno, Autodialogos Aguilar, Madrid. In Readest Digest, August. 1988, p. 58)

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good as he meant to be. (Frank A. Clark, King Features. In Readest Digest, August. 1988, p. 144)

Nothing makes a person more productive than the last minute. (The Cockle Bur. In Readest Digest, August. 1988, p. 144)

Becoming number one is easier than remaining number one (Sen. Bill Bradley. In Readest Digest, August. 1988, p. 144)

The first step in solving a problem is to tell someone about it. (John Peter Flynn. In Readest Digest, August. 1988, p. 144)

It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life. Sister Kenny, quoted by Victor Cohn, Sister Kenny: The women who challenged the doctors (University of Minnesota Press) In Readest Digest, August. 1988, p. 144)

Men without ideals are quantitative; they can appreciate the concepts of more and less, but they can never distinguish the best from the worst. (Jose Ingenieros. ) In Readest Digest, May 1992, p. 96)

The person who avoids formulas and lives by observing things will always find a new way of facing life. (Roberto Burle Marx. In Readest Digest, July 1992, p. 88)

A winner makes commitments; loser makes promises. (Prof. Fanuel Tjingaete, quoted in Black Enterprise, South Africa. In Readest Digest, July 1992, p. 96)

To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life. (T.S. Eliot, The use of poetry and the use of criticism (faber & Faber. London) In Readest Digest, July 1992, p. 103)

Taking things in hand is always more profitable than being up in arms about them. (Contributed by J.K. In Readest Digest, July 1992, p. 112)

Man has two ears and one mouth, since he should listen more than he speaks. (Danish proverb. In Readest Digest, July 1992, p. 120)

Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it. (Sudie Back. . In Readest Digest, July 1992, p. 144)

What isn't tried won't work. (Caude MsDonald in The Christian Word. In Readest Digest, July 1992, p. 144)

I'd rather be a failure at something I enjoy than be a success at something I hate. (George Burns. . In Readest Digest, July 1992, p. 144)

In the face of uncertainty, there is nothing wrong with hope. (Bernie Siegel, Love, Medicine and Miracle (Harper & Row). . In Readest Digest, July 1992, p. 144)

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. (Leo Tolstoy. In Readest Digest, July 1991, p. 52)