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#EngQuote: Election

Evening fellas :) Tuesday is here, Wednesday is near and what inspires today’s session will be tomorrow Bali’s decision day :)

A public election is a bit of a nerve wrecking thing isn’t it? Interestingly some figures do have some sayings about it

So this evening, some election related #EngQuote will be shared and hope to inspire you anytime anywhere you are :)

“Every election is determined by the people who show up.”  – Larry J. Sabato

“A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“This is not an election where we hand out gifts. It is an election where we ask everyone to contribute more.” – Helle Thorning-Schmidt

“The ballot is stronger than the bullet.” – Abraham Lincoln

“The right of election is the very essence of the constitution.” – Junius

“When one with honeyed words but evil mind; Persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.” – Euripides

“In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.” – Charles de Gaulle

“We have plenty of Confidence in this country, but we are a little short of good men to place our Confidence in.” – Will Rogers

“We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.” – Stewart Udall

“Election is the only course of action that identifies liars before they are in power.” – M.F. Moonzajer

“Never vote for the best candidate, vote for the one who will do the least harm.” – Frank Dane

“Both sides know the last election was just the beginning of the next election. It’s clear there has been no attempt to have any kind of getting along.” – David Keene

“I try not to tune in to politics until it’s two or three months before the election. Till then, it’s like watching preseason football.” – Trey Parker

“Win or lose, we go shopping after the election.” – Imelda Marcos

And finally, this is somehow true yet is it a bad thing to hope for?

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It is a bit ironic isn’t it :S -> @sebastianreno ironic. RT “The ballot is stronger than the bullet.” – Abraham Lincoln

:)  -> @anitakesuma: and how much people know them RT “Every election is determined by the people who show up.” – Larry J. Sabato

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4U on May 14, 2013

 

#EngQuote: Education

Hey fellas, how’s your Tuesday? All UN or Indonesian National Examination seemed to finish soon isn’t it? But..

Education is never ending… you can always learn anywhere anytime you want.. so…

Here are some inspirational #EngQuote on Education for you this evening :)

“Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.” – Edward Everett

“Your library is your paradise.” – Desiderius Erasmus

“Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.” – Christine Gregoire

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

 

Turns out some of you replied to my opening statement for this session, it’s really nice of you hehehe :) So the sentence goes like

 

“Education is never ending… you can always learn anywhere anytime you want.. so…

@amartinaa: … Keep learning!”

@FadhliPrimo: You only need a willingness”

@anafrich: Even when you don’t want to still you learn sth”

@EfaAdams: Fighting n keep learning”

@Reni_apRilmo: U must be brave to take a risk being success”

Some of you also responded to the quotes that were shared :) Here they are:

@ci_lin: And never-ending return :) RT @EnglishTips4U: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

@de_doneng: phone with internet connection is enough.. :-D re: your library is your paradise

So there’s the short session for this Tuesday, admin has to go back to her thesis! Hope these #EngQuote have been inspiring :) and thank you to all that have been responding the session :) Sorry admin can’t RT all of them #EngQuote

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4U on May 7, 2013

 

#EngGame: Glee Quotes

Hey, fellas! What’s the best thing you can do on Saturday nights? Go on a date? Meet up with friends? Dinner with family? Join our #EngGame?

I’ve prepared 10 quotes from one of the most popular TV series in the US. There’ll be one word with shuffled letters in each quote.

Your task? Rearrange the letters so the sentence would make sense. Have fun, fellas! XOXO :)

1. A diva doesn’t settle for less than what she wants, and she won’t L-E-O-Z-O-A-P-I-G for wanting it. — Tina

2. You’re a diva because you’re talented, and I-B-O-S-A-T-I-M-U, and because no one else in the world can do what you can do. — Kurt

3. Who knows what the future holds for us. But I’m not D-O-W-E-R-I-R about that because I have you. — Sam

4. If I’m not being true to myself at least when I’m performing then there won’t be N-A-H-N-T-I-G-Y left inside me to protect. —Unique

5. You’re not in high school anymore, okay? We’re adults. Don’t be that crazy girl who S-P-E-C-T-E-X people to read her mind. — Brody

6. Right! You are the only S-I-A-N-G-I-N-T-I-F-C other that I need in my life. — Rachel

7. For 2 years, I was the guy you came to with every little problem. Are we gonna T-R-E-N-D-P-E we’re not even friends anymore? — Finn

8. I would rather be here, far from you, but G-L-E-E-F-I-N really close, rather than close to you but feeling really far away. — Emma

9. You act like you don’t care what anyone thinks but you Y-O-U-V-O-I-S-B-L are just as desperate to fit in. — Marley

10. You should dream very and work B-E-R-L-I-N-C-I-D-Y hard and make sure you do everything in your power to make it happen. — Isabelle

Now… That was the last movie quote :) Complete the sentence and prepare your answers, fellas!  And just in case you wonder… Yes, all those quotes are from the hit TV series, “GLEE” :D

Now, once you’ve got your answers. Check out the list of correct answers below. You’ll notice that each answers are weblinks. Click on the links to know the meaning to the words :)

1. A diva doesn’t settle for less than what she wants, and she won’t APOLOGIZE  for wanting it. — Tina

2. You’re a diva because you’re talented, and AMBITIOUS , and because no one else in the world can do what you can do. — Kurt

3. Who knows what the future holds for us. But I’m not WORRIED  about that because I have you. — Sam

4. If I’m not being true to myself at least when I’m performing then there won’t be ANYTHING left inside me to protect. —Unique

5. You’re not in high school anymore, okay? We’re adults. Don’t be that crazy girl who EXPECTS people to read her mind. — Brody

6. Right! You are the only SIGNIFICANT other that I need in my life. — Rachel

7. For 2 years, I was the guy you came to with every little problem. Are we gonna PRETEND we’re not even friends anymore? — Finn

8. I would rather be here, far from you, but FEELING really close, rather than close to you but feeling really far away. — Emma

9. You act like you don’t care what anyone thinks but you OBVIOUSLY are just as desperate to fit in. — Marley

10. You should dream very and work INCREDIBLY hard and make sure you do everything in your power to make it happen. — Isabelle

Compiled and written by @Miss_Qiak at @EnglishTips4U on March 09, 2013

#EngQuote: Happiness

Hi, fellas! Did you know that March 20, was The International Day of Happiness?

Today I’m going to give you some beautiful happiness quotes to make you feel happy for the rest of today!

  1. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
  2. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get” ― W.P. Kinsella
  3. “The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.” ― Mark Twain
  4. “I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.” ― Drew Barrymore
  5. “The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.” ― Louisa May Alcott
  6. “Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.” ― Daphne du Maurier
  7. “Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” ― Steve Marabol
  8. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ” ― William James
  9. “Some cause happiness wherever they go; other whenever they go.” ― Oscar Wilde
  10. “Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” ― Ernest Hemingway
  11. “We’re all golden sunflowers inside.” ― Allen Ginsberg
  12. “The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet.” ― James Oppenheim
  13. “Happiness is good health and a bad memory.” ― Ingrid Bergman

Compiled by @Patipatigulipat at @EnglishTips4U on March 22, 2013

#EngQuote: Politics

It seems that politics problems conquered the media lately in Indonesia, isn’t it?

Despite how problematic it gets, this evening’s #EngQuote will be on perspectives about it, hope it entertains your evening :)

“Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.”-Alexander Hamilton #EngQuote

“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.”-Emma Goldman

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.”-
Noam Chomsky

“Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.”- Aristotle

“If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don’t ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.”-Nelson Mandela

“Every artistic expression is either influenced by or adds something to politics.”- Dario Fo

“Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” – Will Rogers

“Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.” – A. J. Liebling

“You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.” – Barbara Bush

“You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.” – John Morley

“Voters don’t decide issues, they decide who will decide issues.” –  George Will

“The secret of getting things done is to act!” – Dante Alighieri

So there you go fellas, I hope this #EngQuote has been useful :) Have a great evening!

 

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4U on March 5, 2013

 

#EngQuote: Rain

1. Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing. There’s no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. – Josh Ruskin

2. The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain. – Henry Wadsworth

3. Some people feel the rain, others just get wet. – Roger Miller

4. Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head and knows not that it brings abudance to drive away hunger. – Saint Basil

5. A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods. – Rachel Carlson

6. Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. -Rabindranath Tagore

7. And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

8. Never run in the rain with your socks on. – Billie Joe

9. Rain didn’t make things messy. People did that all on their own. – Barbara Delinsky

10. You pray for the rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it. – Denzel Washington

Compiled by @iisumarni at @EnglishTips4U on January 17, 2013

#EngQuote: Travelling

Anyone likes travelling? Tonight admin wants to share some quotations about travelling. Hope you’ll enjoy the #Engquotes about travelling.

1. The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page. – St. Augustine

2. One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. – Henry Miller

3. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. – Lao Tzu

4. If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. – James Michener

5. To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. – Aldous Huxley

6. When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting. – Clint Borgen

7. Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. – Scott Cameron

8. The wise man travels to discover himself. – James Russell Lowell

9. Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love. – Anais Nin

10. A traveller without observation is a bird without wing. – Moslih Eddin Saadi

11. No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. – Lin Yutang

12. To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantness in the world. – Freya Stark

13. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. – Susan Sontag

Compiled by @iisumarni at @EnglishTips4U on January 6, 2013

#EngQuote: Quotes on New Year

January 01, 2013 is about to come. So, today’s session will be about New Year. What is it? It is #EngQuote on New Year. Let’s start it. :D

  1. “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” — Brad Paisley
  2. “New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” — Charles Lamb
  3. “Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it’s twice as onerous a duty.” — John Selden
  4. “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” — Oprah Winfrey
  5. “Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” — Michael Josephson
  6. “Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.” — Brooks Atkinson
  7. “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” — Bill Vaughan
  8. “The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It’s that we should have a new soul.” — G. K. Chesterton
  9. “What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.” — Vern McLellan
  10. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” — Michael Altshuler
  11. “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
  12. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” — Abraham Lincoln

That’s a wrap, fellas. Let’s plan something fun for New Year’s Eve. Do something fun, not something brutal. Happy New Year 2013. :D

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on December 30, 2012

#EngVocab: Complete a part of the lyric with a phrasal verb

Today is Youth Pledge Day. So the theme will be about hero. I’ll post a picture and I want you to help me.The rule’s written in the picture.

This is a picture for #EngGame. Please read the rule in the picture before you answer the questions. :)

ANSWERS:

1) look inside

2) reach into

3) comes along

4) carry on

5) cast aside

6) look inside

7) lies in

8) reaches out

And this is what we can assume from today’s session:

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on October 28, 2012

#EngQuote: boost up your creativity!

Afternoon, fellas. Hope your Thursday went well. :) For your relaxing time this afternoon, admin wants to share some #EngQuote on creativity!

So sit back and relax, hope these creativity #EngQuote will inspire you. :) Enjoy!

  1. “We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney
  2. “Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” – Albert Einstein
  3. “Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.” – T. S. Eliot
  4. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try” – Dr. Seuss
  5. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou
  6. “A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” – John F. Kennedy
  7. “The air is full of ideas. They are knocking you in the head all the time. You only have to know what you want then forget it, and go about your business. Suddenly, the idea will come through. It was there all the time.”- Henry Ford
  8. “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.” – John Cage
  9. “Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts.” – Rita Mae Brown
  10. “To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.”- Joseph Chilton Pearce
  11. “If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.”- John Cleese
  12. “When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something.” -Steve Jobs
  13. “Genuine creativity isn’t about ideas. It’s about translating ideas into ingenious products, services and solutions.”- Michael Schrage
  14. “Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality overcomes everything.”- George Lois

That’s it, fellas. I hope you liked the #EngQuote and enjoy your Thursday evening. :)

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4U on June 14, 2012

#EngQuote: quotes on happiness

Inspiring quotes keep you inspired and motivated. Tonight admin will share some inspirational quotes on happiness. Enjoy…

“Whoever is happy will make others happy too. He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery.” -Anne Frank

“There is only one success – to spend your life in your own way.” -Christopher Morley

“For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.” -Anonymous

“Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable.” -Anonymous

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” -Aristotle

“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.” -Richard David Bach

“Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Life’s greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.” -Victor Marie Hugo

“Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.” -Storm Jameson

“Happiness comes when you believe in what you are doing, know what you are doing, and love what you are doing.” -Brian Tracy

“Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.” -Cythina Nelms

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” -Franklin Roosevelt

“Happiness is acceptance.” -Anonymous

“Happiness is made to be shared.” -Anonymous

Compiled by  @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on May 26, 2012

#EngQuote: quotes on learning (especially dedicated to Ujian Nasional [UN] examinees)

  1. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” -William Butler Yeats
  2. “You learn something every day if you pay attention.” -Ray LeBlond
  3. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” -John Powell
  4. “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” -Chinese proverb
  5. “Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.” -Alexander Pope
  6. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” -Mahatma Gandhi
  7. “I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.” -Eartha Kitt
  8. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.” -Henry Ford
  9. “The goal of education is to replace an empty mind with an open mind.” -Malcolm Forbes
  10. “What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” -Alfred Mercier
  11. “Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning.” -Eugene S. Wilson
  12. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela
  13. “Life is a learning experience, only if you learn” -Yogi Berra
  14. “The moment you stop learning, you stop leading.” -Rick Warren
  15. “Practice is the best of all instructors.” -Publilius Syrus
  16. “I am still learning.” -Michelangelo
  17. “Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.
  18. “Ignorance, the root and stem of every evil.” -Plato
  19. “All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.” -Martin H. Fischer
  20. “Learning never exhausts the mind.” -Leonardo da Vinci

So what can we learn from these quotes? Belajar itu penting, bisa di mana saja, berlangsung terus-menerus (bukan hanya saat ujian). Cara belajar terbaik adalah dengan berlatih, belajar dari kesalahan sendiri, dan dengan cara bersenang-senang. So keep your spirit high!

Compiled by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on April 16, 2012

#EngQuiz: guess the meaning and movie title

Evening fellas! How’s your Thursday going? I hope it’s all good. Malam ini admin mau mengadakan #EngQuiz nih.

Admin akan memberi satu kutipan (quote) dari film dan fellas tebak arti kutipan tersebut plus tebak judul filmnya juga ya. :)

Ready? Let’s start the #EngQuiz on ‘guess the meaning and movie title’!

  1. I just keep wishing I could think of a way to show them that they don’t own me. If I’m gonna die, I wanna still be me.
  2. No! Don’t pull that with me! This is not how you treat your friend! Kissing in the copy room? Holding hands in IKEA?
  3. Daddy’s gone mad hasn’t he?
  4. I know not who you are, nor how I came to find you, but may I just say… Hi, how ya doin’?
  5. Thirty, flirty and thriving.
  6. Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living and above all, those who live without love.
  7. That’s what the present is. It’s a little unsatisfying because life is unsatisfying.
  8. The dark fire will not avail you, Flame of Udun! Go back to the shadow. You shall not pass!
  9. When we die, our bodies become the grass, and the antelope eat the grass. And so we are all connected in the great Circle of Life.
  10. If you’ve ever wondered where your dreams come from, you look around… this is where they’re made.
  11. That’s mahogany!

So, can you guess it? Admin will tweet the answers or retweet your interesting answers in 20 minutes so go, go, go!

I’m back fellas! Must say you guys are good at this. :) Ready for the answers? Here it comes!

Answers and Retweets of interesting meanings from followers:

1) The Hunger Games: Aku terus berharap bisa mencari cara untuk memperlihatkan ke mereka bahwa aku bukan milik mereka. Jika aku mati, aku masih ingin menjadi diriku sendiri.

@neni_triana: aku berharap aku bisa menunjukkan kalau mereka gak memiliki diriku. Kalau aku mati, aku pengen jadi diriku sendiri – The Hunger Games

2) 500 Days of Summer: Tidak! Jangan katakan itu padaku! Ini bukanlah cara memperlakukan temanmu! Ciuman di ruang fotokopi? Bergandengan tangan di IKEA?

@audiaryuwie: Tidak! Jangan bahas tentang itu! Bukan gini cara mmperlakukan teman! Ciuman di ruang fotokopi? Pegangan tangan di IKEA? – 500 days of summer

3) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s/Philosopher’s Stone: Ayah sudah menggila ya?

@Ruthlinda: “Ayah sudah gila, ya?” From Harry Potter

4) Tangled: Aku tidak tahu kamu siapa dan tidak mencarimu, tapi persilahkan saya mengatakan… Hi, Apa kabar?

@mdr_icha: Aku tak tau kau siapa, bahkan bagaimana aku menemuimu, tapi ijinkan ku berkata, hei apa kbr

5) 13 Going 30: Tiga puluh, centil dan berhasil.

@vieth_hand: Usia 30, mempesona, dan sukses/makmur – from “13 going 30”

6) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Jangan kasihani yang sudah mati, Harry. Kasihanilah yang hidup dan dari semuanya, yang hidup tanpa cinta.

@fendRI_P: Jangan mengasihani kematian Harry. Kasihan hidup dan di atas semua, merka yang hidup tanpa cinta  – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

7) Midnight in Paris  Itulah saat sekarang. Sedikit tidak memuaskan karena kehidupan tidak memuaskan.

@maya_elderia: Begitulah adanya masa kini. Sedikit mengecewakan karena hidup itu tak ada yg sempurna/memuaskan.

8) Lord of The Rings Fellowship of the Ring : Api kegelapan tidak akan membantumu, Api dari Udun! Kembalilah ke bayanganmu. Kau tidak akan lewat!

@neni_triana: Api kegelapan gak akan membantumu, Api Udun! Kembali ke kegelapan. Kamu gak boleh lewat! – Lord Of The Rings (LOTR): The Felowship of the Ring

9) Lion King: Saat kita mati, tubuh kita menjadi rumput dan kijang akan memakannya. Maka kita semua terhubung pada lingkaran kehidupan yang agung.

@KikyFebriani: Ketika kita mati tubuh kita menjadi rumput, kijang memakan rumput. maka kita semua terhubung di lingkaran besar kehidupan

10) Hugo: Jika kamu pernah bertanya darimana mimpi datang, lihat disekitarmu, disinilah mimpi dibuat.

@LaDhilla: Jika kamu bertanya-tanya darimana mimpimu berasal, lihatlah sekitarmu.. ini dimana mereka membuat – Hugo

11) The Hunger Games: Itu (kayu) mahoni!

@only_just_bilal: itu kayu mahoni- the hunger games

So those are the answers and retweets of your interesting answers. Great job fellas! You did well.

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4U on March 29, 2012

#EngQuote: artists on life

#EngQuote kali ini bertemakan tentang kehidupan (life) yang disampaikan oleh seniman-seniman (artists) ternama pada waktunya.

Berikut English Quotes untuk malam ini:

  1. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure: that of being Salvador Dali.” – Salvador Dali
  2. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso
  3. “The beginning is perhaps more difficult than anything else, but keep heart, it will turn out all right” – Vincent Van Gogh
  4. “The answer to how to live is to stop thinking about it. And just to live. But you’re doing that anyway. However you intellectualise it, you still just live.” – Damien Hirst
  5. “I need to feel the excitement of life stirring around me, and I will always need to feel that.” – Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  6. “Man has much power of discourse which for the most part is vain and false; animals have but little, but it is useful and true, and a small truth is better than a great lie”. – Leonardo Da Vinci
  7. “The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown, since the meaning of the mind itself is unknown.” – Rene Magritte
  8. “In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” – Andy Warhol
  9. “Life well spent is long.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

So, did you like the quotes? Semoga fellas terinspirasi dan semangat selalu. :)

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4U on March 27, 2012

#EngQuote: English quotes (2)

  1. “You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.” ~ Saul Bellow
  2. “The scariest moment is always just before you start.” ~ Stephen King
  3. “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” ~ John Steinbeck
  4. “Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.” ~ Jules Renard
  5. “Fiction is the truth inside the lie.” ~ Truman Capote

Compiled by at on August 13, 2011

#EngQuote: English quotes (1)

  1. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” – Henry Ford
  2. “You haven’t failed, until you stop trying” – Unknown
  3. “One must learn by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty, until you try.” – Sophocles
  4. “Every artist was at first an amateur.” – Ralph W. Emerson
  5. “Learning is never done without errors and defeat.” – Vladimir Lenin

Compiled by @EnglishTips4U on July 24, 2011