P  Quotes

Passion is in all great searches and is necessary to all creative endeavors. --W.
Eugene Smith

Patience is a particular requirement. Without it you can destroy in an hour
what it might take you weeks to repair. --Charlie W. Shedd

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't
believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people
who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and , if they can't find
them, make them. --George Bernard Shaw 1893

People lead lives of quiet desperation... --Henry David Thoreau

People touch our lives, if only for a moment; And yet we're not the same, from
that moment on. The time is not important: the moment is forever. --Fern
Bork

Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem - in my opinion - to
characterize our age. --Albert Einstein

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you knock long enough and loud
enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody. --Longfellow

Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is
ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in
duration. --De Witt Clinton

Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. --Lord Acton

Press on: Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will
not' nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will
not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is
full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
--Calvin Coolidge

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are
afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now.
Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to
procrastinate and live on the "someday I'll" philosophy. --Denis Waitley

Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it,
picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be
guided by its light. --Joseph Pulitzer