Quotes

One of the fondest memories of my Granddad Nelson was trading quotes regularly over email. Sadly I lost the email archive when I went on my mission, but it has continued to be an interest of mine. I hope you enjoy my collection of quotes. A bit of everything from religion to politics to leadership.


Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to fnd easier ways to do something.


With celestial sight, trials impossible to change become possible to endure.


It is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.


Let the past die. Kill it, if you have to. That's the only way to become what you are meant to be.


A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts.


The saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it's like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anyone else to feel like that


Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state lives at the expense of everyone.


Differences in habits and attitudes are differences in human capital, just as much as differences in knowledge and skills—and such differences create differences in economic outcomes.


Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!


When you’re in a heated argument, stop and ask what evidence would change your mind? If the answer is nothing, there’s no point in continuing the debate. You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it think.