Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Words of Wisdom.

The repository contains 73 quotes in the category “Words of Wisdom.”
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When you come to a fork in the road, take it.

Yogi Berra
1925 —     

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

Always give your best; never get discouraged, never be petty. Always remember others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win, unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.

President Richard M. Nixon
1913 — 1994

Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars but remember to keep your feet on the ground.

President Theodore Roosevelt
1858 — 1919

Reach for the moon; even if you miss, you will land among the stars.


Do something every day that scares you.


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.


Dream as though you’ll live forever; live as though you’ll die today.

James Dean
1931 — 1955

Neither beg of him who has been a beggar, nor serve him who has been a servant.


If you want to be seen, stand up. If you want to be heard, speak up. If you want to be appreciated, shut up.


Live fast; die young; leave a good-looking corpse behind.

James Dean
1931 — 1955

A little caution outflanks a large cavalry.

Chancellor Otto von Bismarck
1815 — 1898

Never pass up the opportunity to have sex or be on television.

Gore Vidal
1925 — 2012

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.

Alexander Graham Bell
1847 — 1922

The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today’s work superbly well.

Sir William Osler
1849 — 1919

Conquer yourself and the world lies at your feet.

St. Augustine
354 — 430 A.D.

If you can’t dazzle them with dexterity, baffle them with bull.

P. T. Barnum
1810 — 1891

Don’t sweat the petty things, and don’t pet the sweaty things.

David Broadfoot

Always leave them laughing when you say goodbye.

George M. Cohan
1878 — 1942

Decide who you must be, then do what you must do.

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