Thursday, February 11, 2016

Words of Wisdom - "T" - Part 4

The things we fear we bring to pass.

The things we remember best are those best forgotten.

The things we want, we can do them or not do them, but we can't hide them.

The things which hurt, instruct.

The thought of suicide is a great comforter. Many a man has spent a sleepless night with it. (Nietzsche)

The three grand essentials of happiness are:  Something to do; someone to love, and something to hope for.

The time before time began to tell.

The time lost in not making a decision can never be retrieved.

The time to eat appetizers is when they’re handing them out.   (raise money)

The time to make up your mind about people is never. (Tracy Lord)

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

The tissue-thin difference between a thing done well and a thing done ill.

The tongue always returns to the sore tooth.

The toughest choices are made with the heart.

The tragedy of life is what dies within a man while he still lives.

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

The trick is not to solve a problem once, but how to solve it over and over again.

The trick on a movie is to take something that’s very sophisticated and reduce it to something very simple.

The tricks of today are the truths of tomorrow.

The triumph will be remembered long after the pain is forgotten.

The triumph over anything is a matter of organization.

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.

The trouble with resisting temptation is that it may never come again.

The trouble with the future is that it usually arrives before we're ready for it.

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are sure and the intelligent are full of doubt.

The true maturity of a man is the ability to recapture the intensity one had as a child at play.

The true test of a Chief Executive’s ability is the willingness to endlessly repeat himself.

The true test of a first-rate mind is the ability to hold two contradictory ideas at the same time.

The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music.   Bodies never lie.

The truest test of gold is fire.

The truth about a man lies first and foremost in what he hides.

The truth is messy, incoherent, aimless, boring, absurd.  The truth does not make a good story; that’s why we have art.

The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

The truth is I don't know anyone who got to the top without hard work.  It will not always get you to the top, but it should get you pretty close.

The truth is stranger than fiction factor keeps getting jacked up on us on a fairly regular, maybe even exponential, basis.

The truth only hurts when you don't tell it.

The tug is the drug. (Fishing)

The Turkey Parable – Prince & Turkey & Sage

The two things people want more than sex or money are recognition and praise.

The tygers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.

The ultimate measure of a man or woman is not where they stand in moments of comfort or convenience, but where they stand at times of challenge and controversy.

The unattainable is invariably attractive.

The unexamined life is not worth living.  The unlived life is not worth examining.

The ultimate sin of any performer is contempt for the audience.

The union is like herpes. It doesn’t kill you, but it’s unpleasant and inconvenient, and it stops a lot of people from becoming your lover.

The unpalatable truth is that people are likely to be more expressive in what (and whom) they deny themselves than in their gratifications.

The value of a getaway spot depends on what is being gotten away from.

The value of any network increases in proportion to the square of the number of people using it.

The velocity of doing wasn’t fast enough.

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.

The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency—half tiger, half poet.

The virtue of selfishness.

The vulgar falsehoods of the cinema.

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

The way people speak is more important than what they say.

The way to do good science is to be incredibly critical without being depressed.

The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing. (Walt Disney)

The way to secure success is to be more anxious about obtaining it than about deserving it.

The way to solve the problem you see in life is to live in a way that makes the problem disappear.

The way we do anything is the way we do everything.

The way you keep the world at bay for me.

The wealthy have few friends.

The weather is here, wish you were beautiful.

The white cracker who wrote the national anthem knew what he was doing. He set the word “free” to a note so high nobody can reach it. (Angels in America)

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. (Anatole France)

The whole loneliness of all the different romances gone wrong.

The whole of science is no more than a refinement of every day thinking.

The whole world in your pants.

The will-to-power is thus an expression of insecurity even when it has achieved ends which, from the perspective of an ordinary mortal, would seem to guarantee complete security.

The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win.

The willingness to be lucky.

The willingness to be violent is a force multiplier.

The winner is not determined by the skill of the combatant as much as by the terrain.  Bear could pull alligator out of swamp.  Instead they jumped into the swamp.

The wolf climbing the hill is always hungrier than the wolf on top of the hill.

"The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die."

The world bats last.

The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.

The world does not require so much to be informed as to be reminded.

The world doesn’t owe you a living.

The world has changed in that ease of access and convenience are also luxuries.

The world is full of fictional characters looking for their stories.

The world is full of questions/Some are answered, some are not/ The only faith you’re keepin’/Is the faith that you still got.

The world is moved, not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.  (Frank C. Ross)

The world is not that small, it’s just too crowded.

The world is ruled by neither justice nor morality; crime is not punished nor virtue rewarded, one is forgotten as quickly as the other.  The world is ruled by power.

The world is run by those who show up.

The world is so fast that there are days when the person who says it can’t be done is interrupted by the person who is doing it.

The world’s best speedboat captain isn’t able to pilot an oil tanker.

The worm was punished for early rising.

The worst mistake is to have the best ladder and the wrong wall.

The worst mistakes in business are made in good times, not bad times.

The worst they can do is call you “pisher.”

The worst times to try to build a relationship are when you need something or are trying to sell someone something.

The worst your enemies can do is kill you, The worst your friends can do is betray you. Fear only the indifferent, because at their silent consent, treachery and death flourish.

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can’t have them.

The years teach much which the days never know.

The young man knows the rules, the old man knows the exceptions.

The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.

Their eyes were too old for their young bodies.

Their minds weren’t so much closed books as empty pages.

Then the rains start to fall, making fools of us all.

Theory is good, but it doesn't prevent things from happening.

There ain't no answer.  There ain't going to be any answer.  There never has been an answer.  That's the answer.

There are always going to be winners and losers, and if you’re gonna stick around, you have to be both.

There are always plenty of people to tell you why a good idea won't work.

There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely, if they will only recognize and seize them.

There are always shiny things. A company shouldn’t get addicted to being shiny because shiny doesn’t last. You want your customers to value your service.

There are bridges you crossed which you didn’t know you crossed until you’ve crossed them.

There are clubs you can't belong to.
Neighborhoods you can't live in.
Schools you can't get into.
But the roads are always open.

There are few plateaus in life – you’re either going up or down.

There are free, imprudent spirits who would like to deny that at bottom they are broken, incurable hearts.

There are no accidents.

There are no answers, just stories.

There are no called strikes in investing.

There are no coincidences – only markers along the path that let us know we’re going in the right direction.

There are no dumb customers.

There are no easy jobs; there are only graceful ways of performing difficult ones.

There are no fortunes to be told, although, because I love you more than I can say.  If I could tell you I would let you know.

There are no line items that gauge the real engines of prosperity: vision, passion and commitment.

There are no modest revolutions.

There are no new customers. You need to persuade existing customers to buy more.

There are no office hours for leaders.

There are no original liars.

There are no pockets in a shroud.

There are no rules. We are trying to accomplish something. (Edison)

There are no shortcuts.  No one can take the steps for you.  You make it or you don't.

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

There are no strike twos in a niche business.

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

There are no stupid people.  There are only uninterested people.

There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.

There are no victims in show business.  Everybody in show business deserves each other.

There are no winners, only survivors.

There are old climbers and there are bold climbers, but there are no old, bold climbers.

There are only two kinds of people who dance with elephants-the quick and the dead.

There are some people that if they don’t know, you can’t tell them.

There are some roads not to follow; some troops not to strike; some cities not to assault; and some ground which should not be contested.

There are tears at the heart of things.

There are things that are known and things that are unknown; in between are doors.

There are three rules for writing a novel.  Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

There are times when you have to do harder.

There are toys for all ages.

There are tricks in every trade.

There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all occasions.

There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.

There are two sources of light, the candle, and the mirror that reflects it.

There are two things a real man loves-danger and play; and he loves women because
they are the most dangerous of playthings.

There are two tragedies in life.  One is to lose your heart’s desire.  The other is to gain it.

There are two reasons why a man does anything.  There’s a good reason and there’s the real reason.

There are two types of people in the world-gunslingers and targets.

There are two ways of being creative.  One can sing and dance.  Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers can flourish.

There are worse things than being wrong.

There can be happiness and completeness in life, but never satisfaction.

There can be no transformation of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.

There has been an alarming increase in the number of things you know nothing

There is a big difference between information and communication.

There is a difference between a reader and a market.

There is a fine line between bravery and stupidity.  If you get away with it,
you are brave.  If you don't, you are stupid.

There is a melancholy gulf over the holidays between those who have someplace to go, and those who do not.

There is a point at which methods devour themselves.

There is a tendency to mistake data for wisdom, just as there has always been a tendency to confuse logic with values, intelligence with insight.  Unobstructed access to facts can produce unlimited good only if it is matched by the desire and ability to find out what they mean and where they lead.

There is a tide in the affairs of men, when, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; 
omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries.  On such a
full sea are we now afloat, and we must take the current when it serves, or lose our

There is a time for departing even when there’s no certain place to go.  (Tennessee Williams)

There is a time to let things happen and a time to make things happen.

There is absolutely no substitute for a genuine lack of preparation.

There is always a better way.

There is always going to be another turn of the screw driver.

There is an infinite demand for the unavailable.

There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to
change dramatically to rise to the next performance level.  Miss the moment,
and you start to decline.

There is life without love.  It is not worth a bent penny, or a scuffed shoe.

There is more in us than we know.  If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of ourselves, we will be unwilling to settle for less.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

There is never, really, any release from the consequences of adversity until you
decide to do something about them.

There is no armor against fate.
There is no bread without leavening.
There is no contradiction between a soft heart and a hard head.

There is no data point for “cooler.”

There is no fate but what you make.

There is no fight that you cannot lose, no matter how disadvantaged your opponent.

There is no finish line.

There is no fool like an old fool.

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story within you. Maya Angelou

There is no honest way to describe the edge because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over. (Hunter Thompson)

There is no job so simple that it cannot be done wrong.

There is no lasting hope in violence, only temporary relief from hopelessness.

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who
gets the credit.

There is no margin in making or having enemies.

There is no one, no matter their size, shape or accent, who doesn’t turn someone else on, somewhere, somehow.

There is no place for failure, except as a temporary setback, a prelude to triumph.

There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.

There is no reason for me not to be grateful for what he has left behind for me.

There is no reason goodness cannot triumph over evil, so long as the angels are as organized as the mafia.

There is no shame in not knowing.  The shame lies in not finding out.

There is no straight line to a dream

There is no substitute for pure blind luck.

There is no such thing as a bad doughnut.

There is no such thing as an accidental billionaire.

There is no such thing as a free lunch.

There is no such thing as a “good” excuse.

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