Thursday, October 27, 2011

Global Warming 1958 -- Before Al Gore and quotes on getting older and our faults

We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally appear disguised before ourselves.

 François de la Rochefoucauld French classical author, François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs.


Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.

Nathaniel Emmons

Nathanael Emmons,

American theologian,


Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.



The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.

Samuel Johnson

English Poet, Critic and Writer.


I am in the habit of looking not so much to the nature of a gift as to the spirit in which it is offered.

 Robert Louis Stevenson Scottish Essayist, Poet and Author of fiction and travel books,


A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.

 Richard Whately

Richard Whately was an English rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian.



The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half.

Feodor Dostoevski

Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky was a Russian writer of novels, short stories and essays.


Men's natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.


Chinese thinker and social philosopher


Habit is a man's sole comfort. We dislike doing without even unpleasant things to which we have become accustomed.


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer.

Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

Vince Lombardi

Vincent Thomas " Vince" Lombardi was an American football coach. He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers.

Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.

Benjamin Franklin

Dr. Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.

William Somerset Maugham

William Somerset Maugham was an English playwright, novelist and short story writer.

First we make our habits, then our habits make us.

Denis Waitley


E. Waitley (born 1933), is an American motivational speaker and writer, consultant and best-selling author


It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.

Benjamin Franklin

A cake is a very good test of an oven: if it browns too much on one side and not on the other, it's not your fault - you need to have your oven checked.

Delia Smith
Delia Smith is an English cook and television presenter, known for teaching basic cookery skills.

A fault is fostered by concealment.

Publius Vergilius Maro (also known by the Anglicised forms of his name as Virgil or Vergil) was a classical Roman poet.

Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.

Publius Ovidius Naso known as Ovid in the English -speaking world, was a Roman poet



Correct one fault at a time. Concentrate on the one fault you want to overcome.

Sam Snead
Samuel Jackson Snead was an American professional golfer.


Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.

George Herbert
George Herbert was a Welsh born English poet, orator and Anglican priest.

Don't find fault, find a remedy.
Henry Ford
Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line.

Find fault with thyself rather than with others.
Ieyasu Tokugawa


Ieyasu was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan.

People who think they're generous to a fault usually think that's their only fault.

Sydney J. Harris
Sydney J. Harris was an American journalist for the Chicago Daily News and later the Chicago Sun-Times.

To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Louis Nizer
Louis Nizer was a noted Jewish-American trial lawyer.


Tomorrow, every Fault is to be amended; but that Tomorrow never comes.
Benjamin Franklin

To be suspicious is not a fault. To be suspicious all the time without coming to a conclusion is the defect.
Lu Xun
Lu Xun or Lu Hsün was the pen name of Zhou Shuren is one of the major Chinese writers of the 20th century.

You can't go around the theatres handing out cards saying, 'It isn't my fault'. You go onto the next one.
Preston Sturges
Preston Sturges was a celebrated playwright, screenwriter and film director.

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Robert Frost
Robert Lee Frost was an American poet.

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Andrew Carnegie
Carnegie devoted the remainder of his life to large-scale philanthropy, with special emphasis on local libraries, world peace, education and scientific research.

The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you'll grow out of it.

Doris Day
Doris Day is an American actress, singer and, since her retirement from show business, an animal rights activist..

Here is an oldy but Goody on Global Warming (click on the hyperlink)

Global Warming 1958

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