Sunday Quotes – Promises

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We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.

François VI de la Rochefoucault

We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.

Abraham Lincoln

Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.

William Hazlitt

Promise little and do much.

Hebrew Proverb


Sunday Quotes – Coffee vs. Tea

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The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Tea is drunk to forget the din of the world.

T’ien Yi-heng

I orchestrate my mornings to the tune of coffee.

Terri Guillemets

The most trying hours in life are between four o’clock and the evening meal. A cup of tea at this time adds a lot of comfort and happiness.

Royal S. Copeland

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I believe humans get a lot done, not because we’re smart, but because we have thumbs so we can make coffee.

Flash Rosenberg

Tea is a divine herb.

Xu Guangqi

Caffeine isn’t a drug, it’s a vitamin!

Author Unknown

Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary.

Chinese Proverb

Coffee, which makes the politicians wise,
And see through all things with his half-shut eyes.

Alexander Pope

Make tea, not war.

Monty Python

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Sunday Quotes – New Year’s Resolutions

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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

Abraham Lincoln

How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.

Benjamin Franklin

The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months!

Edward Payson Powell

Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.

Hal Borland

New year, same goal.

Joe King

Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year’s resolutions, and I’ve stuck with it ever since.

Dave Beard