These are some of my favourite quotes (i have many…):

“don’t trouble trouble ‘til trouble troubles you”

“Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one” – Benjamin Franklin

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

“Happiness is not having what you want, its wanting what you have”

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – Dale Carnegie

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” – Charlie Chaplin

“The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.” – Jack London

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates

“Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.”

“The lust for comfort murders the passion of the soul.” – Kahlil Gibran

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

“Everything is illuminated in the light of the past. It is always along the side of us…on the inside, looking out. ” – Jonathan Safran Foer

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” – Marcus Cicero

“Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” – Elie Wiesel

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

“Join the company of lions rather than assume the lead among foxes”. – Talmud

“Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Intelligent people know of what they speak; fools speak of what they know.” – Perkei Avos 3:18

“All that is thought should not be said, all that is said should not be written, all that is written should not be published, all that is published should not be read.” – the Kotzker Rebbe

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” – Oscar Wilde

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” – Albert Einstein

“God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.” – Voltaire

Shammai taught: “Say little and do much” . Perkei Avot (1:15)

Ben Zoma taught: “Who is wise? He who learns from every man…. Who is a hero? He who controls his passions”. Perkei Avot (4:1)

“One who does not increase, diminishes”. Hillel, Perkei Avot

“Fashion is an imposition, a rein on freedom”. Golda Meir

“What does not destroy me, makes me stronger”. Friedrich Nietzsche

“A pious Jew is not one who worried about his fellow man’s soul and his own stomach; a pious Jew worries about his own soul and his fellow man’s stomach.” Rabbi Israel Salanter

“If you don’t know what you’re willing to die for, then you don’t know what you’re living for.”
Rabbi Noah Weinberg, founder of Aish HaTorah

“In Israel, in order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles.”
David Ben-Gurion, first prime minister of Israel, Interview on CBS, October 5, 1956


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