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Leonard Chess Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Leonard Chess Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

Rigging a loudspeaker and a microphone at both ends of a sewer pipe.
- Leonard Chess

The thing about rigging is, you can learn it if you
become a master rigger but there's no book on rigging.
- Richard Serra

A low line of shore was visible at first on the right
between the movement of the waves and fog,
but when we came further it was lost sight of,
and nothing could be seen but the mist curling in the rigging,
and a small circle of foam.
- John Millington Synge

There came to port last Sunday night the queerest little craft,
without an inch of rigging on; I looked and looked -
and laughed.
It seemed so curious that she should cross the unknown water,
and moor herself within my room - my daughter!
O my daughter!
- George Washington Cable

 

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling PHOTO

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller PHOTO


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Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb PHOTO

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong PHOTO

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein PHOTO

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl PHOTO

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is a fine thing to be honest,
but it is also very important to be right.
- Winston Churchill

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

Do the thing you fear,
and death of fear is certain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I do not wish to treat friendships daintily,
but with roughest courage.
When they are real, they are
not glass threads or frost-work,
but the solidest thing we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it.
Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return.
Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
- Epictetus

A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Between believing a thing and thinking you KNOW
is only a small step and quickly taken.
- Mark Twain

It's a funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- W. Somerset Maugham


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