My Favorite Quotes for 2013



It's the last day of the year 2013 and we'll be screaming "Happy New Year" in a few hours! I'm excited. I do sincerely hope that 2013 was a good year for you as it was for me. As we wrap up the year in the next few hours, I'd like to share some of my favorite quotes for this year.

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"The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket."-Kin Hubbard

"When you have a plan that is hinged on someone else's plan, you really do not have a plan."-Precious Nwanganga

"If you want to get good marks, ask first bench students. And if you want to succeed in life then ask last bench students"-@LaughorYawn

“If you do not acquire ownership mentality, you cannot be an owner”-Tony Aleogena

"Nigeria is blessed with enough resources to meet everyone's need, but will never be enough to meet everyone's greed" - M.K.O. Abiola

"The wages of poverty is disrespect. - Lai Labode"

"The profligacy of Shiboleths, being dressed up as so called 'prophecies' is setting off an apoplectic paroxysms in my being...." –Patrick Obahiagbon

“Marriage is like a groundnut; you have to crack it to see what is inside.” ~ Ghanaian proverb

“Poverty is slavery.” ~Somalian Proverb

"Nigeria is corrupt because those who should be the meter of our national morality are themselves symbols of corruption"-Omojuwa

"The history of strong democracies show that some great people were not afraid to make laws that made them less powerful" -Omojuwa

"We spend the first year of a child’s life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut-up and sit-down. There’s something wrong there."~Neil deGrasse Tyson

"You can’t misquote silence and you can’t misinterprete solitude."-Reno Omokri

"One of the easiest things to do in life is give advice, while one of the hardest things to do is to follow advice… especially your own advice."-Okechukwu Ofili

"Nobody likes to fail but failure is an essential part of life and of learning. If your uniform isn't dirty, you haven't been in the game."-Ben Bernanke

"Once the meat, fish & other obstacles in the soup are finished, the remaining eba becomes useless." - Chinua Achebe

“The last thing you need to start a business is money’-Tony Aleogena

 “One man's Christmas food is NOT good enough for another man's dog.” - Aliko Dangote.

"For all of those that think life is easy & don't want to work, remember: HOPE IS THE POOR MAN'S BREAD"-Donald Trump

“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” – Nelson Mandela

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” – Nelson Mandela

"My brother make you no follow book, look am and go your way"—Fela Anikulapo Kuti

"Adversity can build your character. Prosperity can destroy it. The effect of either is due to how you handle it."-Pastor Rick Warren

"I’d rather be wealthy and quiet than famous and broke." – BankyW

"A poor man's fowl is his cow!" - Kevin Okereke Edward

"The fear of wrong answers is the beginning of limitations."-Sara

"An average Nigerian calls a confident person "proud." It's the reason we work hard to prevent such people from rising at work places"-Omojuwa

“Poor people have big TVs. Rich people have big libraries”-Jim Rohn

"Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry. And don't decide when you're sad."-Anonymous

"Even if the size of the pot is the dimension of a groundnut shell some will still feed bounteously."-African Proverb

"The dead don't get disappointed. Death is the cessation of all passions. When we die all our wants and needs die."-Leke Alder

"The idea that success can happen overnight is crippling the financial future of generations. You have to work for it."- Robert Kiyosaki

Here's wishing you a Super Productive & Prosperous Year 2014!

Happy New Year!!!

© Precious Nwanganga
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