Best of 'Just a Thought'

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The quotations below have all appeared previously on this web site ...

It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the best view is from the top.

Happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Winners never quit, and quitters never win.

If opportunity doesn't come knocking, build a door.

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Above all be true to yourself ... if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.

You are what you repeatedly do.  Excellence is not an event, it is a habit.

Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.

Success is a journey not a destination.  The doing is usually more important than the outcome.  Not everyone can be Number 1. (Arthur Ashe, tennis champion)

Unless you know what you want, you can't ask for it.

Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.

Asking 'who ought to be the boss' is like asking 'who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?' Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.

Don't find a fault, find a remedy.

A bore is someone who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.

You are not fully dressed until you wear a smile.

The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

Don’t count the days, make the days count.

Games of badminton are like snowflakes and fingerprints - no two are ever alike.

If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Playing without the fundamentals is like eating without a knife and a fork: you make a mess.

If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right!

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

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