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Ten Random Quotes

"The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind."
Kahlil Gibran

"When my father passed away two or three years ago, I didn't listen to music for four days - that's a long time for me."
Carlos Santana

"He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other."
Francis Bacon

"Nothing is interesting if you're not interested."
Helen MacInness

"Choice has always been a privilege of those who could afford to pay for it."
Ellen Frankfort

"The whole idea of motivation is a trap. Forget motivation. Just do it. Exercise, lose weight, test your blood sugar, or whatever. Do it without motivation. And then, guess what? After you start doing the thing, that's when the motivation comes and makes it easy for you to keep on doing it."
John Maxwell

"Solitude is the playfield of Satan."
Vladimir Nabokov

"There has never been a better raconteur than Jesus of Nazareth."
Harvey Cox

"Opportunity knocked. My doorman threw him out."
Adrienne Gusoff

"It's cute when you meet young boys and they're bright red and breathing like they've run up the stairs, but they're just sitting outside the door. I've had phone calls in the middle of the night when I stay at hotels."
Cameron Diaz

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