Quotations

And we quote…

 

@grantfairley

 

Positive Attitude Quotes

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May 20, 2015

A positive attitude will kindle the hearts of good people to do great things.

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May 20, 2015

A positive attitude may not solve every problem but it makes solving any problem a more pleasant experience.

Love Quotes

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May 20, 2015

True love can enjoy all the seasons of life from the wonder of our youth to the understanding of our middle age to the mystery of our elder years.

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May 20, 2015

Love that survives dark and troubled roads will create a bond that the easy path can never know.

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May 20, 2015

To love is to throw yourself into the fires of life for another with the hope that your sacrifice will bring them warmth and comfort when their world is dark and cold.

Career Quotes

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May 20, 2015

Be willing to sacrifice any job to protect your career.

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May 20, 2015

You own your career not your job.

 

Legal Quote

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May 20, 2015

When dealing with a legal matter – always remember that you are your own best advocate. No one will care as much about the case as you do. Use lawyers but remember – you must take primary responsibility for a successful outcome.

 

E-Commerce And Website Design Quote

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May 20, 2015

E-commerce businesses, even e-commerce specialists, have yet to realize that the WWW is first and foremost an emotional experience. Few websites reflect this important priority.

 

Friendship Quote

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May 20, 2015

Today is the day to invest in those people we hope will call us ‘old friend” in the years to come.

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May 20, 2015

One of the greatest titles we can have is “old friend”. We never appreciate how important old friends are until we are older. The problem is we need to start our old friendships when we are young. We then have to nurture and grow those friendships over our middle age when a busy life and changing geographies can cause us to neglect those friends. Today is the day to invest in those people we hope will call us ‘old friend” in the years to come.

 

History Quote

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May 20, 2015

One of the weaknesses of our society is that history is still news to most people.

 

Organizations Quote

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May 20, 2015

Wise organizations hire hearts not hands.

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May 20, 2015

The further you are from the roots of the organization – the more likely you’ll end up out on a limb with the nuts.

 

Life’s Journey

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May 20, 2015

Love is perfected not in the budding springtime of youth nor even in the bounty of middle age but in the frost of our elder years when we only then truly appreciate the ripened fruit that remains.

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May 20, 2015

There are many life journeys we all must take but we do not need to walk any of these bright or dark roads alone.

 

Politics

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May 20, 2015

Electing someone who is not a great politician is like having surgery done by someone who is not a great surgeon.

 

Relationship Quotes

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May 20, 2015

As a couple, it is better to face a fierce storm from outside a relationship than to know the doldrums of a listless life.

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May 20, 2015

Two great people do not necessarily make a great couple. That fact does not diminish them.

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May 20, 2015

True love is not an accomplishment – it is an unfinished symphony with movements that sound the major and minor chords of a life together.

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May 20, 2015

Marriage is an act of faith informed but not dictated by the counsel of those we love and those who love us. We get to own our successes and failures.

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May 20, 2015

There is no perfect match in marriage – but there are matches that are not worthy of marriage.

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May 20, 2015

Marriage will not solve any existing problems – it will only deepen them. Having children will not solve the problems in a marriage – it will only create more victims for the coming explosion.

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May 20, 2015

Marriage is not a 50/50 proposition – it is both giving 100%. Relationships today need 200% effort to survive.

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May 20, 2015

Never settle for someone – or allow someone to settle for you.

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May 20, 2015

Couples who are alike before marriage are more likely to like each other later in life.

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May 20, 2015

Relationships before marriage are the best of times and the worst of times – the forces that are drawing you together are dynamic and powerful.

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May 20, 2015

Every relationship has its patterns – the nature of that relationship develops its own rhythm and those good and bad patterns are not likely to change – only deepen.

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May 20, 2015

Every relationship is unique – it is the mystery of the human experience that no combination of people are the same as any other.

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May 20, 2015

People who have lost relationships often wonder why they can’t just let it be “water under the bridge.” It is water under the bridge – the trouble is we do not live on the bridge but in the river of life with its many twists and turns.

 

Forgiveness Quotes

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May 20, 2015

Forgiving someone else does not change them – it changes you.

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May 20, 2015

Forgiving others is good for them and best for us.

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May 20, 2015

God gives us the gift of forgetting when we choose the grace of forgiving.

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May 20, 2015

Many people live their lives bitter over how others have hurt them never knowing that the others often neither knew or remembered the hurt they caused. Better to choose to forgive what in fact others have probably already forgot.

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May 20, 2015

Many people say ‘I will forgive but I will not forget’ but to truly practice forgiveness is to practice forgetting.

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May 20, 2015

Those who choose to forgive others choose to live the life God intended them to have.

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May 20, 2015

To forgive others is to free our tomorrows.

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May 20, 2015

Forgiveness is the power granted to each of us to release us from a lifetime of anger and bitterness.

 

The Great & The Good Quote

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May 20, 2015

We often hear of important gatherings of the “great and the good.” Sadly the great have not often been good. But the good have learned that it is better to be good than to be great. Rare is the person in this life who is both great and good.

 

Leadership Quote

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May 20, 2015

Great leaders and great friends have learned how to lend hope to those in despair.

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May 20, 2015

Effective leaders know how to be less hammer and more Swiss army knife.

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May 20, 2015

Find what satisfies someone and you have a deeper way to motivate them.

 

Loyalty Quote

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May 20, 2015

If you want loyalty – get a dog. If you want loyalty and attention – get a smart dog.

 

Individuality Quote

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May 20, 2015

He does not just march to the beat of a different drummer — he’s in a whole other parade.

 

Happiness Quote

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May 20, 2015

You will never fully enjoy any true happiness in your life until you have fully embraced any true sadness in your life as well.

 

Technology Quotes

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May 20, 2015

Speech recognition software is the stealth solution flying under the radar today that will revolutionize all our tomorrows.

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May 20, 2015

We will look back on speech recognition software that became truly useful in the year 2000 as the real Y2K revolution.

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May 20, 2015

If necessity is the mother of invention, frustration is its father.

 

Imagination Quotes

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May 20, 2015

We encounter the Divine when our imagination glimpses the One who dared to imagine us.

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May 20, 2015

Imagination is the universal gift from the Creator who could imagine a universe.

 

Spiritual Life Quotes

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May 20, 2015

We were given enchanted lives to give to others but in our selfishness we end up with lives that are disenchanted and that can not even be given away.

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May 20, 2015

The spiritual dimension of life is the least explored and yet the most wondrous reality we can know.

 

Education Quotes

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May 20, 2015

The metaphor is the skeleton key to unlock the mind of any student.

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May 20, 2015

Great teachers do not just know their subject – they love it. They do not just pass on knowledge – they pass on wonder. They do not just spend time teaching – they invest themselves into every student. They do not just improve results – they transform the imagination of those they teach.

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May 20, 2015

The very best teachers do not teach their students – they enchant them with the wonder of learning that will last a lifetime.

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May 20, 2015

The ideal education gives you the ability to learn whenever you need to learn, to do whatever you need to do, to make a difference wherever you go.

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May 20, 2015

The best education is not about learning how to do a job – it is about learning the wonder of life. Those who discover the wonder of life will always find something important to do.

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May 20, 2015

A hungry child can not digest their education.

 

Noblesse Ruine Quote

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May 20, 2015

Of those to whom too much is given – not much should be expected.

 

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