Monday, January 24, 2011

Today's Quotes

by Jan Shoop

Since this week is the last week of January, today’s quotes focus on goal setting and resolutions. The following quotes are from the website

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”
Henry Ford
Henry Ford was born July 30, 1863 and died April 7, 1947. Ford was the founder of the Ford Motor Company and the Ford Foundation. He is credited with development of the assembly line technique of mass production and the development of the Model T car among many other automobile innovations.
“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
Les Brown
Les Brown was born March 14, 1912 and died January 4, 2001. Brown was a musician and the founding member of the Band of Renown a big band group in the late 1930’s.
“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.”
Laurence J. Peter
Laurence J. Peter was born September 16, 1919 and died January 12, 1990. Peter was an educator and hierachiologist. He is best known for his formulation of the Peter Principle.
“Some of the world’s greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.”
Doug Larson
Doug Larson was born February 10, 1926. Larson wrote a column for the Green Bay Press-Gazette and for the Door County Advocate, Wisconsin newspapers.
 “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”
T.S. Eliot
T.S. Eliot was born September 26, 1888 and died January 4, 1965. Eliot was an English poet and playwright. His poem The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock is regarded as one of the masterpieces of the modernist movement.