Avi Lebor – Mid-Week Quotes

Some of Avi Lebor favorite quotes:

When the well is dry we know the value of water- Benjamin Franklin

A jackass can kick a barn down but takes a carpenter to build one- Sam Rayburn

Never wrestle a pig, you both get dirty and he likes it- unknown

When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute and it’s longer than any hour. That’s relativity – Albert Einstein on being asked to explain his theory in layman’s terms.

Flattery is alright if you don’t inhale-Adlai Stevenson

Children have never been good at listening to their elders but they have never failed to imitate them – James Baldwin

Control your generosity when dealing with a chronic borrower-unknown

Show me a good and gracious loser and I will show you a failure- Knute Rockne

I would rather be the one who bought the Brooklyn Bridge than the one who sold it- unknown w/t

It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers- James Thurber

The buck stops here- sign on Harry Truman’s desk

Well timed silence has more eloquence than speech – Martin Farquhar Tupper

The strongest of all warriors are these two –Time and Patience- Leo Tolstoi

And as a final quote for this week, Avi Lebor presents the famous quote about the value of perseverance:

Abraham Lincoln – Failed in business-, age 22; ran for legislature -defeated age 23; again failed in business, age 24; elected to legislature age 25; sweetheart died age 26; had nervous breakdown,  age 27; defeated for Speaker, age 29; defeated for elector, age 31; defeated for Congress, age 34; elected to Congress , age 37; defeated for Congress, age 39; defeated for Senate, age 46; defeated for Vice President, age 47; Defeated for Senate, age 49; elected President of the United States age 51.

Rome was not built in one day

It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity, therefore, Avi Lebor brings you the best quotes today.

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. – Walter Bagehot

Never ask a barber if he thinks you need a haircut. – Cowboy quote

Lettin the cat out of the bag is a lot easier than puttin it back in. – Cowboy quote

The best executive in the world is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done and self restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. – Teddy Roosevelt

Just because the river is quiet doesn’t mean the crocodiles have left. – Malay proverb

Professionals are people who can do their job when they don’t feel like it. Amateurs are people who can’t do their job when they do feel like it. – Anonymous

Two great myths are that women are the weaker sex and that accounting is an exact science. – Anonymous

There are no new ideas in economics or sex. – Unknown

Economists are like dermatologists they never cure anything but they always travel first class. – Unknkown

When I was born I was so surprised I didn’t talk for a year and a half. – Gracie Allen

An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less. – Unknown

Patience and time do more than strength and passion. – Jean de la Fontaine

The only man who never makes a mistake is the one one who never does anything. – Teddy Roosevelt

The most potent weapon in the hand of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed. – Steve Biko

Avi Lebor also recommends you to be nice to people on your way up because you will meet them on your way down.

Summer Time Quotes

It is summer out and Avi Lebor has some quotes for this period of the year.

Great people are those who make others feel that they, too, can become great.-M.Twain

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.-W. Bagehot

The weakest ink is far better than the strongest memory- unknown

There is scarcely an instance of a man who has a fortune by speculation and kept it- Andrew Carnegie

It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn’t- Martin Van Buren

The definition of luck: When preparation greets opportunity- Vince Lombardi

Everybody lives by selling something- Robert Louis Stephenson

Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.- Ambrose Bierce

Grief can take care of itself: but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with- Mark Twain

I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinion I have no respect-Edward Gibbon

A good listener helps the speaker clarify and often correct his ideas in the course of expressing them. The young become good communicators if they have parents or relatives or teachers who are good listeners- S.I Hayakawa

In the first place G-d made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards- Mark Twain

It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid then to open it and remove all doubt- Mark Twain

Truth is stranger than fiction- Mark Twain

It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you- Mark Twain

If you want to see the dregs of humanity go down to the jail and watch the changing of the guard- Mark Twain

We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world and it’s efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don’t know anything and can’t read- Mark Twain

Avi Lebor hopes you’ll find these Mark Twain quotes quite interesting, and come back again tomorrow for new quotes.

There is nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you

Avi Lebor starts today’s quotes with a song

It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to you’d cry to if it happened to you – song sung by Leslie Gore

There is nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you – Woody Hayes

Absolute power corrupts absolutely – Lord Akton

Res Ipsa loquitor – The thing speaks for itself – legal term

Never say anything on the phone that you wouldn’t want your mother in law to hear at your trial – Sydney Biddle Barrows

The most painful experiences teach you the most – Al Gore

Civility is for a divorced couple with children – Daniel Silva

Love without trust is nothing – David Baldacci in the book In the Whole Truth

He is a self made man who worships his creator – Henry Clay

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future – unknown

If we are strong our character will speak for itself. If we are weak words will be of no help – John F. Kennedy

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Happiness will never come to those who don’t appreciate what they already have

Quotes for today from Avi Lebor

We forever will be associated so we might as well get along – The Eagles

Happiness will never come to those who don’t appreciate what they already have – unknown

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it – Helen Keller

To a thief everyone looks like a thief – unknown

Never make predictions especially about the future – Casey Stengel

It is difficult to predict, especially the future – Niels Bohr

Loving someone means their journey is your journey – unknown

Those you trust the most can steal the most – Lawrence Lief

Avi Lebor ‘s quotes for today.