Quotes from the past

Published 3:57 pm Tuesday, November 17, 2009

To the Editor:

You must have long-term goals to keep from being frustrated by short term failures.

— Charles C. Noble

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

A determined soul will accomplish more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.

— Rupert Hughes

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

— Oscar Wilde

Nothing is as necessary for success as the single-minded pursuit of an objective.

–Fred W. Smith,

CEO of FedEx

submitted by Leonard Rizzo