Motivational Quotes of the Day

Selected from Laura Moncur's Motivational Quotations - May 22, 2013
If you wish in this world to advance, your merits you're bound to enhance; You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, or trust me, you haven't a chance.
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W. S. Gilbert (1836 - 1911)  
We read frequently if unknowingly, in quest of a mind more original than our own.
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Harold Bloom (1930 - )  
Go through your phone book, call people and ask them to drive you to the airport. The ones who will drive you are your true friends. The rest aren't bad people; they're just acquaintances.
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Jay Leno (1950 - )  
I'm not afraid of facts, I welcome facts but a congeries of facts is not equivalent to an idea. This is the essential fallacy of the so-called "scientific" mind. People who mistake facts for ideas are incomplete thinkers; they are gossips.
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Cynthia Ozick  

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