Quotes About Priorities

I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds around my neck.
Emma Goldman

Don’t fight a battle if you don’t gain anything by winning.
General George S. Patton, Jr.

Few people do business well who do nothing else.
Lord Chesterfield

To be able to throw oneself away for the sake of the moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman’s smile — that is happiness.
Herman Hesse

The presidency is temporary — but the family is permanent.
Yvonne de Gaulle, wife of the French president

It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things.  The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches.
Robert Maynard Hutchins

Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Robert Frost

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things.
George Savile

Once you have been confronted with a life-and-death situation, trivia no longer matter.  Your perspective grows and you live at a deeper level.  There’s no time for pettiness.
Margaretta (Happy) Rockefeller

Anybody can become angry — that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.

All of the animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler

Man is the only animal that laughs, drinks when he is not thirsty, and makes love at all seasons of the year.

I think you should always laugh in bed — people always laugh at me when I’m in bed.
Boy George



Post a Comment

Blog Archive