Notable Quotes

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

— Winston Churchill



“My mother always used to say:
The older you get, the better you get, unless you’re a banana.”

— Rose (Betty White),
The Golden Girls



“Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are.”



“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men.
True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.”

— Ernest Hemingway



“By the time a man realizes that his father was right, he has a son who thinks he’s wrong.”

— Charles Wadsworth 



“I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else.
I  believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.”

— Ken Venturi



“My father always used to say that when you die,
if you’ve got five real friends, then you’ve had a great life.” 

— Lee Ioccoa 



“All work is noble; the only ignoble thing is to live without working.
There is need to realize the value of work in all its forms whether manual or intellectual,
to be called ‘mate,’ to have sympathetic understanding of all forms of activity.”

— Marie Montessori



“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.”

— G.K. Chesterton



All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure to follow.”

— Mark Twain



“I believe that the pursuit of truth and right ideas through honest debate and rigorous argument is a noble undertaking.”

— Charles Krauthammer