Saturday, February 19, 2011

Weekend Wise Words

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone

Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.
Benjamin Franklin

Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
Antisthenes

The wise learn many things from their enemies.
Aristophanes

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Napoleon Bonaparte

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Sir Winston Churchill, Hansard, November 11, 1947
British politician (1874 - 1965)

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