USBOOMERS  Year 2000 Quotes of the Week

You asked for it! By popular demand, here is the list of weekly quotes used by USBOOMERS for the year 2000. We hope that you have found them interesting, useful, and inspirational.

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."
- Anne Dillard

"To reach any significant goal, you must leave your comfort zone."
- Hyrum Smith

"A man's reach should exceed his grasp.” 
- Robert Browning

"One can chose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again."
- Abraham Maslow

"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will create the fact."
- William James

"Often the test of courage is not to die but to live."
- Vittorio Alfieri

"The heart has arguments with which the logic of the mind is not acquainted."
- Blaise Pascal

"Consult not your fears, but your dreams."
- Unknown

“Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.”
-  Aldous Huxley

“To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you're overdoing it.”
- Josh Jenkins

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

" Joy is not in things; it is in us."
- Richard Wagner

"Our lives improve only when we take chances- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves."
- Walter Anderson

"Experience is a hard teacher because she give the test first, the lesson afterwards."
- Vernon Sanders Law

"There is more to life than increasing its speed."  
-   Mahatma Gandhi 

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”
- Ellen Paar

"Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body."

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.”
- Wilson Mizner

“Those who stand for nothing will fall for anything.” 
- Alexander Hamilton

"It is better to wear out than to rust out."
- Bishop Richard Cumberland

"For fast acting relief, try slowing down."
- Lily Tomlin

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
- Martin Luther King

"The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are so much easier to give up than the bad ones."
 -W. Somerset Maugham

“Self respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.” 
- John Herschel

“Not by years but by disposition is wisdom attained.” 
- Plautus 254(?)-184 bc

“We aim above the mark to hit the mark.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Happiness makes up for in height what it lacks in length.”
- Robert Frost

"Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct."
- Thomas Carlyle

“Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry." 
- Mark Twain

"The only place you'll find success before work is in the dictionary."
- May B. Smith

"A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary."   
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

" Never let the fear of striking out get in your way." 
- Babe Ruth

"It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream."
- Benjamin Mays

“Justice is truth is action.” 
- Benjamin Disraeli

“We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and a mystery.”
- H.G. Wells

“Don't go through life, grow through life.”
- Eric Butterworth

“Man is the only animal that blushes- or needs to.” 
- Mark Twain

“Love truth, but pardon error." 
- Voltaire

“There is something more powerful than anyone, and that is everybody”
- Captain Eddy Rickenbauer


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