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Some Quotations to Live By …

Here I am on vacation and I was looking through the book shelves and happened across a book of quotes assembled to celebrate a new graduation. The book is organized into three major sections … Moving On, Hanging On and Moving Out. It is designed to give some life guidance to a new grad and there is some good stuff in there.

Maybe some of these examples will resonate with you!

“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives” … Robert Maynard Hutchins

“Change is the only constant thing in the universe” … unknown

“Don’t think you are necessarily on the right road just because it is a well beaten path” … unknown

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody” … Bill Cosby

“The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing that you’ll make one” … Elbert Hubbard

“Lost time is never found again” … Benjamin Franklin

“Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned” … Peter Marshall

“Laughter is the music of the soul” … CB Eavey

“The only way to have a friend is to be one” … unknown

“Initiative is doing the right thing without being told” … Elbert Hubbard

“You better not compromise yourself. Its all you got” … Janis Joplin

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today” … Franklin D Roosevelt

And any series of quotations in this blog would not be complete without my favorite from the movie Braveheart …

“Every man dies. Not every man truly lives” … Mel Gibson

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