Friday, September 3, 2010

September Quotations.....A Time for Learning

Fantastic quotations that can serve as writing prompts regarding gathering knowledge:

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ignorance never settles a question.

Books, the children of the brain.

I think, therefore I am.

There is great skill in knowing how to conceal one’s skill.

To learn and be filled, is wisdom….to teach and never be weary is love.

You grow up the day you have your first real laugh – at yourself.

Plan your work, work your plan.

One of the biggest thrills in life comes from doing a job well.

Life is not the wick or the candle – it is the burning.

Investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

The man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.

The love of reading enables a man to exchange the wearisome hours of life, which come to everyone, for hours of delight.

The dictionary is the only place success comes before work.