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It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.

Whitney Young Jr.

The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self.

Whitney Young

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

Courage is one step ahead of fear.

Coleman Young

The man that makes a character, makes foes.

Edward Young

That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.

A. Whitney Brown

If we did but know how little some enjoy of the great things that they possess, there would not be much envy in the world.

Young

Pygmies are pygmies still, though percht on Alps; And pyramids are pyramids in vales. Each man makes his own stature, builds himself. Virtue alone outbuilds the Pyramids; Her monuments shall last when Egypt's fall.

Edward Young

If I traveled to the end of the rainbow As Dame Fortune did intend, Murphy would be there to tell me The pot's at the other end.

Bert Whitney

Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.

Edward Young

Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.

Andrew Young

The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it.

Patrick Young

The Baptists believe in The Right to Life before you're born. They also believe in Life After Death, but that is a privilege and you have to earn it by spending the interim in guilt-ridden misery. At an early age I decided that living a life of pious misery in the hope of going to heaven when it's over is a lot like keeping your eyes shut all through a movie in the hope of getting your money back at the end.

A. Whitney Brown

We rise in glory as we sink in pride.

Young

Too low they build, who build beneath the stars.

Edward Young

Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little worldings enjoy.

Edward Young

In 1949 there was a new thing called Television, to which my agency and advisers opposed as a performance medium.

Loretta Young

The Baptists' basic theology is that if you hold someone under water long enough, he'll come around to your way of thinking. It's a ritual known as 'Bobbing for Baptists.'

A. Whitney Brown

Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.

King Whitney Jr.

There is no personal achievement in being born beautiful.

Loretta Young

The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety.

Edward Young

Nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide to do it.

Andrew Young

There is absolutely no doubt that I am a more mature individual and Tommy Shaw is a more mature individual and that we learned a lot.

James Young

I decided long ago never to walk in anyone’s shadow. If I fail, if I succeed, at least I’ll live as I believe.

Whitney Houston

There are a billion people in China. It's not easy to be an individual in a crowd of more than a billion people. Think of it. More than a BILLION people. That means even if you're a one-in-a-million type of guy, there are still a thousand guys exactly like you."

A. Whitney Brown
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