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Grace Hopper Quotes
Funny Quotes by Grace Hopper

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It is often easier to ask for forgiveness
than to ask for permission.
- Grace Hopper

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

Humans are allergic to change.
They love to say, "We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper


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The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper


 

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because
he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong
only because he has remained silent.
- Winston Churchill

If you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- Somerset Maugham

Rules are mostly made to be broken
and are too often for the lazy to hide behind.
- Douglas MacArthur

In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words,
and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
- Winston Churchill

Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable.
- Anonymous

Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly.
- Epictetus

Money often costs too much.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion
without the discomfort of thought.
- John F. Kennedy

One of the annoying things about believing in free will
and individual responsibility is the difficulty
of finding somebody to blame your problems on.
And when you do find somebody, it's remarkable
how often his picture turns up on your driver's license.
- P. J. O'Rourke

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb PHOTO

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt PHOTO

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

Often the hands will solve a mystery
that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
- Carl Jung

It's a funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
- Harry S. Truman

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In time we hate that which we often fear.
- William Shakespeare

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Know the best and highest choices for health
and more often choose those things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
- Socrates

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle
than the courage of a final moment;
but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
- John F. Kennedy

Success is often the result of taking
a misstep in the right direction.
- Al Bernstein

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

I often regret that I have spoken;
never that I have been silent.
- Publilius Syrus

Often, the greatest joy is to be found not in new things,
but in old things seen through new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

Success often grows best in the fertile soil of failure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How often I found where I should be going
only by setting out for somewhere else.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All that glisters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told.
Many a man his life hath sold
but my outside to behold.
Gilded tombs do worms enfold.
- William Shakespeare

Grief, a type of sadness that most often occurs
when you have lost someone you love, is a sneaky thing,
because it can disappear for a long time,
and then pop back up when you least expect it.
- Lemony Snicket

I've learned that mistakes can often be
as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
- Charles Caleb Colton

To improve is to change;
to be perfect is to change often.
- Winston Churchill

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

A widespread belief is more often likely
to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell

I have the right to love many people at once
and to change my prince often.
- Anais Nin

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

I think wholeness is God's design for us;
and that often amounts to embracing contradictions.
- Bono

Just because it's true, I say as often as I can
in as many ways as I can form, "I sure love you."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

Often it does not matter so much what we choose,
but that we do choose.
- Alan Cohen

They must often change,
who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
- Confucius

Religion often gets in the way of God.
- Bono

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Know that the darkest night is often
the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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