21 Quotes by Boris Johnson and I love the first one

Quotes-by-Boris-JohnsonHe’s undoubtedly one of the most colourful characters in British politics, so I thought it would be interesting to take a look at some quotes by Boris Johnson.

He’s always been a controversial character and he’s probably loved and loathed in equal measure. However, he’s not a man easily ignored. Certainly, he can be relied upon occasionally to offer us a memorable quote.

So here are 21 quotes by Boris Johnson and my particular favourite is definitely No 1. I’m sure when it comes to cake we’re all pro-having-it and pro-eating it.

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Quotes by Boris Johnson (1-7):

  1. My policy on cake is pro-having-it and pro-eating it.
  2. It is easy to make promises. It is hard work to keep them.
  3. I lead a life of blameless domesticity and always have done.
  4. I am supporting David Cameron purely out of cynical self-interest.
  5. Never in my life did I think I would be congratulated by Mick Jagger for achieving anything.
  6. I am hoping very much to get re-elected but it is going to be a tough fight.
  7. I’ve always sort of thought that politics was a high and noble calling and a good thing to do.

Quotes by Boris Johnson (1-14):

  1. The dreadful truth is that when people come to see their MP they have run out of better ideas.
  2. It would be a sad day if we British stopped being cynical, but you sometimes wonder whether we overdo it.
  3. I have more in common with a three-toed sloth or a one-eyed pterodactyl or a Kalamata olive than I have with Winston Churchill.
  4. My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.
  5. I’m not particularly politically correct, so I tend to reflect what I think are the terrible realities of life, which I think are, generally speaking, conservative.
  6. If we judged everybody by the stupid, unguarded things they blurt out to their nearest and dearest, then we wouldn’t ever get anywhere.
  7. I love tennis with a passion. I challenged Boris Becker to a match once and he said he was up for it but he never called back. I bet I could make him run around.

Quotes by Boris Johnson (15-21):

  1. What I really think about Banksy is I think he’s a genius; he’s a great artist, and I like his stuff. But he’s got to accept it if, from time to time, someone will need to paint over his work.
  2. There is absolutely no one, apart from yourself, who can prevent you, in the middle of the night, from sneaking down to tidy up the edges of that hunk of cheese at the back of the fridge.
  3. The beauty and riddle in studying the motives of any politician are in trying to decide what is idealism, and what is self-interest, and often we are left to conclude that the answer is a mixture of the two.
  4. My speaking style was criticised by no less an authority than Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was a low moment, my friends, to have my rhetorical skills denounced by a monosyllabic Austrian cyborg.
  5. I’m not one of those people who believes in going endlessly around finger-wagging and ticking people off for occasional colourful use of language.
  6. It is possible to have a pretty good life and career being a leech and a parasite in the media world, gadding about from TV studio to TV studio, writing inconsequential pieces and having a good time.
  7. It’s not reasonable for companies that have chief executives and board members who are paid very considerable sums to subsidise low pay through in-work benefits.

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21 thought-provoking quotes about fake friends

quotes-about-fake-friendsHow often do you hear people say, “Oh, I have loads of friends?

For a very lucky few that may be true. However, mostly it’s not true at all.

Almost always, real friends can be counted on the fingers of one hand with some fingers to spare.

For me, a real friend is someone I could phone at 2 am if I was in serious trouble and be absolutely confident that they’d be straight out to help me in a heartbeat.

Everyone else is just people I know with varying degrees of familiarity.

Yes, there is a wider circle of people with whom I socialise occasionally but my close friends are those people I know I can count on when the chips are down.

A lot of people we know tend to be ‘fair-weather friends‘ and some of them will be genuinely fake. There when it suits them but otherwise they care little for us at all.

So we have to learn to differentiate the real from the not so real when it comes to friends. A real friend will be walking into your life as the rest of the world is walking out.

Here are 21 thought-provoking quotes about fake friends to help you with that process.

Quotes about fake friends (1-10):

  1. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends. ~Joan Jett
  2. A fake friend is an enemy in disguise. ~Ellen J. Barrier 
  3. Better an honest enemy than a false friend. ~German Proverb
  4. I didn’t lose a friend; I just realized I never had one. ~Author Unknown
  5. Make sure the lions you roll with aren’t snakes in disguise.  ~Genereux Philip
  6. True friends cry when you leave. Fake friends leave when you cry. ~Author Unknown
  7. Pay close attention to the people who don’t clap when you win. ~Author Unknown
  8. Growing up means realizing a lot of your friends aren’t really your friends. ~Author Unknown
  9. Fake friends: once they stop talking to you, they start talking about you. ~Author Unknown
  10. The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies. ~Author Unknown

Quotes about fake friends (11-21):

  1. Sometimes it’s not the people who change it’s the mask that falls off. ~Author Unknown
  2. True friends will always find a way to help you. Fake friends will always find an excuse. ~Author Unknown
  3. You never lose friends. Real ones will always stay, no matter what and the fakes, you don’t need them anyway. ~Drishti Bablani
  4. As we grow up, we realize it becomes less important to have a ton of friends and more important to have real ones. ~Author Unknown
  5. The same person that speaks highly of you will be the same person that downs you. Be careful who you call friends. ~Author Unknown
  6. You don’t lose friends because real friends can never be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends and you’re better for it. ~Mandy Hale
  7. A true friend cares about what’s going on in your life. A fake friend will make their problems sound bigger. Be a true friend. ~Author Unknown
  8. An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. ~Buddha
  9. False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports. ~Richard Burton
  10. I’ve got more respect for someone who comes out and says they don’t like me than for the ones who act like they do but talk bad about me when I’m not around. ~Mitchell Perry
  11. Everybody isn’t your friend. Just because they hang around you and laugh with you doesn’t mean they’re your friends. People pretend well. At the end of the day, real situations expose fake people. So pay attention. ~Author Unknown

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15 Quotes by Penny Marshall to inspire you

Penny MarshallThe late film director, producer and actress Penny Marshall was a great talent and I’m sure she’s missed by all who knew her well.

Penny Marshall rose to fame in the 1970s with her role in the hit US television sitcom Laverne & Shirley.

Playing the role of Laverne DeFazio, she was funny and she created a character that has proved to be one of the standout comedy characters from the golden age of situation comedy.

If you’re not familiar with the sitcom Laverne & Shirley then there are plenty of clips available on YouTube to give you an idea of how good it was back in the day.

You might also find this ABC News tribute to Penny Marshall well worth a couple of minutes of your time:-

In recent years there has been an improvement in the availability of opportunities for women, particularly in show-business. And of course, that’s how it should be.

However, we have to admire those strong and talented women from previous generations who managed to succeed at their chosen profession, despite a system that was rigged against them. And in Penny Marshall women had a great role model.

She managed to become a successful director of films, an area of entertainment which is still heavily dominated by men to this day.

She was clearly a very smart lady. So here are 15 quotes by Penny Marshall which reflect her personal philosophy.

Quotes by Penny Marshall:

  1. I think everyone’s mother is slightly nuts. ~Penny Marshall
  2. My family is well and that’s what’s important. ~Penny Marshall
  3. I want you to laugh and cry. That’s what I do. ~Penny Marshall
  4. I wasn’t like a girly girl. I was a tomboy. ~Penny Marshall
  5. If you’re not having a good time, find something else that gives you some joy in life. ~Penny Marshall
  6. I have a strange combination of fearlessness and massive insecurity. ~Penny Marshall
  7. In my opinion, life’s more important than show business. ~Penny Marshall
  8. When I’m working, I’m obsessively working. ~Penny Marshall
  9. I do feel it’s important to entertain people. I try to. ~Penny Marshall
  10. The truth is that I’m not a frump. I just enjoy being laid back. ~Penny Marshall
  11. I would much rather feel comfortable and feel beautiful than to feel uncomfortable, but look fantastic. ~Penny Marshall
  12. Once I commit to something, I complete it. If I say ‘No,’ I mean ‘No.’ I just have to learn how to say ‘No’ more. ~Penny Marshall
  13. I’ll try anything. What are they gonna do, kick me out of show business? ~Penny Marshall
  14. Movie stars are insecure like everyone else. That’s why they go into acting! ~Penny Marshall
  15. Look at YouTube, how many talented people there are. It’s a whole new world of how to express yourself. I don’t know how to work that world but take advantage of it. ~Penny Marshall

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21 thought-provoking quotes about change to inspire you

Quotes-About-ChangeAs the old saying goes,Change is inevitable except from a vending machine.”

We cannot avoid change because it’s going to happen whether we like it or not.

Trying to stop it is like trying to hold back the tide. It can’t be done.

Change is simply a force of nature.

If you hate change, you’re not alone. Most people hate change. That’s perfectly natural.

Just when we think we have everything under control a significant change happens and suddenly we’re scrambling to get ourselves back to equilibrium.

Change can make life seem like a giant game of Snakes and Ladders at times.

So in today’s post, I offer 21 thought-provoking quotes about change just to underline the point.

Quotes about change (1-10):

  1. There is nothing permanent except change. ~Heraclitus
  2. Change is the end result of all true learning. ~Leo Buscaglia
  3. Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. ~Stephen Hawking
  4. Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. ~Carol Burnett
  5. Just when I think I’ve learned the way to live, life changes. ~Hugh Prather
  6. To improve is to change. To be perfect is to change often. ~Winston Churchill
  7. The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. ~Oprah Winfrey
  8. When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. ~Viktor E. Frankl
  9. The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. ~Nathaniel Branden
  10. You must be the change you wish to see in the world. ~Mahatma Gandhi

Quotes about change (11-21):

  1. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. ~Robin Williams
  2. Change your thoughts and you change your world. ~Norman Vincent Peale
  3. If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. ~Wayne Dyer
  4. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. ~Jimmy Dean
  5. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. ~Maya Angelou
  6. Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. ~Barack Obama
  7. Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. ~George Bernard Shaw
  8. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ~William Arthur Ward
  9. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. ~John F. Kennedy
  10. Without change, there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable. ~William Pollard
  11. So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit. ~Christopher McCandless

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15 quotes by Lily Tomlin that are sharp and witty

Quotes-by-Lily-TomlinOne of the greatest American comic personalities has to be Lily Tomlin in my opinion.

Born Mary Jean Tomlin in 1939, I think she’s up there with the very best female comedians like Joan Rivers and Phyllis Diller and could give any of America’s funny men a serious run for their money too.

She is in fact an actress, comedian, writer, singer and producer and has had a successful career stretching back to the 1960s.

Here are 15 quotes by Lily Tomlin to underline my point.

Quotes by Lily Tomlin:

  1. We are all in this together, by ourselves. ~Lily Tomlin
  2. The road to success is always under construction. ~Lily Tomlin
  3. I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. ~Lily Tomlin
  4. The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat. ~Lily Tomlin
  5. I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody. ~Lily Tomlin
  6. Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it. ~Lily Tomlin
  7. Instead of working for the survival of the fittest, we should be working for the survival of the wittiest then we can all die laughing. ~Lily Tomlin
  8. Don’t be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed. ~Lily Tomlin
  9. Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain. ~Lily Tomlin
  10. The best mind-altering drug is the truth. ~Lily Tomlin
  11. We’re all in this alone. ~Lily Tomlin
  12. I guess if people couldn’t profit from war I don’t think there would be war. ~Lily Tomlin
  13. Ninety-eight per cent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy two per cent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them. ~Lily Tomlin
  14. When I was 9 or 10, I had a ten-cent business: I would walk your dog for a dime, go to the store for a dime, empty your garbage for a dime, and then I could use the money to buy tricks at the magic store. ~Lily Tomlin
  15. If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question? ~Lily Tomlin

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23 great stay focused quotes to help you pursue success

stay-focused-quotesIf you don’t know exactly what you want then you’ll never get it. That much is philosophically self-evident to you I’m sure, dear reader. However, how can you know what you want?

Well if necessary keep trying stuff until you find something you really enjoy and at which you excel.

And once you’ve found something you love, stay focused on it and take it as far as you can possibly go.

That’s the way to achieve real success.

Here are 23 great stay focused quotes to help you on your way.

Stay focused quotes (1-7):

  1. Stay focused on the mission. ~Naveen Jain
  2. Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals. ~LL Cool J
  3. Know what you want and focus on how you’ll get it. And never, ever give up. ~Roy Sutton
  4. Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. ~Albert Einstein
  5. Aim higher; stay focused. ~Brandon Adams
  6. I always want to stay focused on who I am, even as I’m discovering who I am. ~Alicia Keys
  7. Stay focused on your mission, remain steadfast in your pursuit of excellence, and always do the right thing. ~Mark Esper

Stay focused quotes (8-15):

  1. Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learning. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path. ~Phillip Sweet
  2. Stay focused, believe that you can achieve at the highest level, surround yourself with others who believe in you, and do not stray from your goal. ~Zach Ertz
  3. Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps, they need to take to get them closer to the fulfilment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them. ~Jack Canfield
  4. It’s a long road, so we are just trying to stay focused and grounded and keep moving forward. ~Sturgill Simpson
  5. My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused. ~Ashton Eaton
  6. You have to stay focused and be mentally tough. That’s what I’ve really learned: every day is a grind, and you have to go hard. ~Chris Gronkowski
  7. Stay open-minded; stay focused. Train hard and train smart. For me, the older I get, the smarter I have to train also because the recovery time is longer. Work on everything: become a well-rounded fighter – don’t just be good at one thing; be good at everything. ~Brock Lesnar
  8. As I get older, the more I stay focused on the acceptance of myself and others and choose compassion over judgment and curiosity over fear. ~Tracee Ellis Ross

Stay focused quotes (16-23):         

  1. The best career advice I’ve gotten is to stay focused, keep moving forward. ~Tyga
  2. My only goal is to stay focused on my craft and make sure my life is as sharp as it can be to attack any character that is given to me. ~Michael K. Williams
  3. I have to make sure I stay focused and have the same ambition I’ve always had and work hard – that’s the key to success. ~Romelu Lukaku
  4. What I’ve learned is that if you stay focused and believe and actually walk the walk, anything is possible. ~Craig David
  5. I like to stay busy, I like to stay focused, and I like to stay creative. Without being creative I’d be dead. ~Jeremy Renner
  6. Starting a business and building a product is not for the faint of heart. You have to learn to not let little disappointments get you down and to stay focused on the big picture. ~Gillian Tans
  7. You have to stay in the moment. Stay focused. Know what you’re going to do. ~Dave Martinez
  8. As for the stage fright, it never goes away. When I’m waiting in the wings to go on, it’s agony every single time but I stay focused and I know that once I’m on stage it’ll be fine; I’ll be in my happy little bubble. ~Britt Ekland

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25 laser-sharp quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte to inspire you

Quotes-by-Napoleon-BonaparteFor any readers unfamiliar with European history, Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the Revolutionary Wars.

Ultimately defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815, he was subsequently exiled by the British to the remote island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic, where he died in 1821 at the age of 51.

Nevertheless, he was a major influence on European history and many of the quotations for which he is credited are certainly thought-provoking.

Here are 25 quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte to illustrate my point. They’re definitely worth reading and my personal favourite is the first one. However, Number 5 is also a pretty accurate reflection of what most of us now know to be true.

Quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte (1-12):

  1. A leader is a dealer in hope.
  2. Imagination rules the world.
  3. An army marches on its stomach.
  4. History is a set of lies agreed upon.
  5. In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
  6. Victory belongs to the most persevering.
  7. Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
  8. The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
  9. If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
  10. The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
  11. There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
  12. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte (13-25):

  1. Quote-by-Napoleon-BonaparteMen are moved by two levers only: fear and self-interest.
  2. Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
  3. A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of coloured ribbon.
  4. Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
  5. Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
  6. I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.
  7. Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
  8. If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
  9. History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
  10. Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious than to be able to decide.
  11. You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
  12. There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run, the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
  13. Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.

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21 thought-provoking quotes about happiness to inspire you

Quotes-about-HappinessYou’ll be as happy as you choose to be.

Yes, life’s challenging. Yes, life’s full of frustrations and disappointments. And yes, people do drive you nuts occasionally.

No one’s life is perfect, despite any outward signs to the contrary.

And it is a fact that everyone has problems.

Personal happiness depends on how we choose to look at life. It’s that simple. Happiness is not a destination it’s a state of being.

So if you’re not currently in that state, here are 21 thought-provoking quotes about happiness to help you.

You can let life’s challenges make you feel miserable or you can refuse to let anything get you down.

Focus on the good things in your life, however few and small they may be.

Just say to yourself, I’m going to be happy and nothing is going to stop me.

You will find that being happy isn’t as hard as it might appear to be.

Enjoy these 21 thought-provoking quotes about happiness and I hope they help to increase your sense of personal happiness and make your life much more fulfilling:-

Quotes about happinessQuotes about happiness:

  1. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. ~Omar Khayyam
  2. No medicine cures what happiness cannot. ~Gabriel García Márquez
  3. One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory. ~Rita Mae Brown
  4. Whoever is happy will make others happy. ~Anne Frank
  5. We forge the chains we wear in life. ~Charles Dickens
  6. Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. ~Ernest Hemingway
  7. People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. ~Anton Chekhov
  8. The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy, it’s all that matters. Audrey Hepburn
  9. Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible. ~St Augustine
  10. It is not how much we have but how much we enjoy that makes happiness. ~Charles Spurgeon
  11. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet. ~James Oppenheim
  12. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
  13. Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. ~Abraham Lincoln
  14. Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. ~Robert Brault 
  15. I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve. ~Jane Austen
  16. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more. ~Roy T. Bennett 
  17. Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed? ~Hunter S. Thompson
  18. If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes. ~Andrew Carnegie
  19. For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson 
  20. You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. ~Albert Camus
  21. Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for. ~Joseph Addison

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15 Quotes by George Orwell guaranteed to make you think

Quotes-by-George-OrwellGeorge Orwell was the pen name of the late author Eric Arthur Blair.

His reputation is built on his pen name and the late George Orwell is widely respected as a novelist, essayist, journalist and critic.

In fact, he was arguably one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century, certainly in the English-speaking world.

George Orwell’s best-known novels Animal Farm and 1984 are still essential reading for anyone with a desire to be considered well-read.

So here are 15 quotes by George Orwell that are I think guaranteed to make you think dear reader.

Quotes by George Orwell:

  1. Big Brother is watching you. ~George Orwell
  2. At fifty everyone has the face he deserves. ~George Orwell
  3. No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy. ~George Orwell
  4. If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. ~George Orwell
  5. In our age there is no such thing as keeping out of politics. All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. ~George Orwell
  6. Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. ~George Orwell
  7. Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. ~George Orwell
  8. Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it. ~George Orwell
  9. People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. ~George Orwell
  10. But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought. ~George Orwell
  11. So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don’t even know that fire is hot. ~George Orwell
  12. All the war propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting. ~George Orwell
  13. Society has always to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice. ~George Orwell
  14. Early in life, I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper. ~George Orwell
  15. Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting. ~George Orwell

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10 truly inspirational quotes that are thoughtful and deep

truly-inspirational-quotesWe can all use a little inspiration occasionally, I’m sure you’ll agree dear reader. So here are what I believe to be 10 truly inspirational quotes.

Truly Inspirational Quotes (1-5):

  1. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Mead
  2. If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down. ~Mary Pickford
  3. It’s really important for children to have good morals and good manners, and that they’re thoughtful of other people and that they learn the consequences of their actions. ~Jerry Hall
  4. Gay people are the sweetest, kindest, most artistic, warmest and most thoughtful people in the world. And since the beginning of time, all they’ve ever been is kicked. ~Little Richard
  5. Before you speak ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is kind, is necessary, is helpful. If the answer is no, maybe what you are about to say should be left unsaid. ~Bernard Meltzer

Truly Inspirational Quotes (6-10):

  1. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. ~Helen Keller
  2. We must protect the very things that make America so special – most certainly including our civil liberties. But we cannot do so without strong national security and thoughtful and informed discourse. ~Mike Pompeo
  3. truly-inspirational-quotesHave patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them and every day begin the task anew. ~Saint Francis de Sales
  4. I used to hear on the radio people like Jack Benny or Bob Hope, but I never had any interest in their type of humour. I thought that I could do something more substantially meaningful with significant, thoughtful, analytical reflections on real-life situations. ~Jackie Mason
  5. In a president, character is everything. A president doesn’t have to be brilliant. He doesn’t have to be clever; you can hire clever. You can hire pragmatic, and you can buy and bring in policy wonks. But you can’t buy courage and decency. You can’t rent a strong moral sense. A president must bring those things with him. He needs to have, in that much-maligned word, but a good one nonetheless, a vision of the future he wishes to create. But a vision is worth little if a president doesn’t have the character – the courage and heart – to see it through.  ~Peggy Noonan

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