Thoughts On Oppurtunity

Some noteworthy quotes from the book "Thoughts on Oppurtunity" from the Forbes Leadership Library:

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years. - Bertrand Russel

One of the illusions of life is the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Experience is not what happens to a man, it is what a man does with what happens to him. - Aldous Huxley

Life is the greatest bargain: we get it for nothing. -Yiddish Proverb

God sells us all things at the price of labor. -Leonardo Da Vinci

Make it a point to do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain. -Mark Twain

God will provide the victuals but He will not cook the dinner. -Anonymous

He is not fit for riches who is afraid to use them. -Thomas Fuller

There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can't do any business from there. -Colonel Sanders

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you don't know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere. -Henry Kissinger

A wise man will make more oppurtunities than he finds. -Francis Bacon