Quotes For Success 2
Here’s a second group of quotes, you may find something interesting you would want to remember.
“Kind words are short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” –Mother Teresa
“There should be less talk; a preaching point is not a meeting point. What do you do then? Take a broom and clean someone’s house. That says enough.” –Mother Teresa
“We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.”
“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” –Henry Ford
“If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.” –Henry Ford
“You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.” –Henry Ford
“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” –Henry Ford
“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” –Henry Ford
“I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” –Pablo Picasso
“It takes a long time to become young.” –Pablo Picasso
Mother Teresa (1910-1997) was born Gonxha (Agnes) Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Yugoslavia, on August 27, 1910. For many decades of her life as a Catholic nun she became well known for her work among the poorest of the poor, depending on God for all of her needs in Calcutta, India. In her own eyes she was “God’s pencil—a tiny bit of pencil with which he writes what he likes.” Some called Mother Teresa the “Saint of the Gutters.” She founded the order of nuns called the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India. In 1979, she received the Nobel Peace Prize for her selfless life focus of helping the most desolate.
Henry Ford (1863 -1947) was the founder of the Ford Motor Company. He was one of the first to apply assembly line manufacturing to the production of affordable automobiles. Though he didn’t invent automobiles or factories, Henry Ford revolutionized automobile production and made cars available to the everyday person.
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) Spanish expatriate painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer, one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century and the creator (with Georges Braque) of Cubism. some of his most famous works are:
Guernica which was a reaction to the bombing of Guernica in the Spanish Civil War
Gertrude Stein This woman was Picasso’s friend and had more than 80 sittings to complete the 1906 portrait.
Garçon à la pipe which sold in the US for $104 million in 2004, the highest price ever paid for a painting.
Chicago Picasso Picasso was commissioned to make a maquette for a huge 50 foot high public sculpture to be built in Chicago, Illinois. What the figure is exactly is not known; it could be a bird, a horse, a woman or a totally abstract shape. The sculpture, one of the most recognizable landmarks of downtown Chicago was unveiled in 1967