Motivational Quotes of the Day

Selected from Laura Moncur's Motivational Quotations - August 30, 2013
I used to dread getting older because I thought I would not be able to do all the things I wanted to do, but now that I am older I find that I don't want to do them.
Nancy Astor (1879 - 1964), interview, 1959  
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
Charles W. Eliot (1834 - 1926), The Happy Life, 1896  
God creates men, but they choose each other.
Niccolo Machiavelli (1469 - 1527), quoted in O Magazine, November 2003  
Nothing is too small to know, and nothing is too big to attempt.
William Van Horne  

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