Notable Quotes

If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning.
And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.

—  Mark Twain



A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit.
Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree.
But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap.

—  Abraham Lincoln



A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. 

—  George Bernard Shaw



“It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession.
I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the oldest.”

—  Ronald Reagan



“A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances.
The real mistake is to stop trying.”

—  B.F. Skinner



Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost. 

— John Quincy Adams



“There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things.
The first group is less crowded.”

—  Mark Twain



“By Failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

—  Benjamin Franklin 



“Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.”

—  Mark Twain