Three-Pointed Quote of the Day
Einstein's Three Rules
of Work: 1) Out of clutter find simplicity; 2) From discord find harmony;
3) In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
There are three kinds of
people in the world: those who can't stand Picasso, those who can't stand
Raphael, and those who've never heard of either of them.
There are three things I
Names, faces -- the third I can't
A writer needs three things,
experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any
one of which, can supply the lack of the others.
There are three rules
for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
--William Somerset Maugham
There are three kinds
of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates
what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor
through others. This first is excellent, the second good, and the third
All mankind is divided into
classes: Those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those
There are three ingredients
in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning.
Turn yourself not away from
best things: Good Thought, Good Word, and Good Deed.
There are three kinds
of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.
Every scientific truth goes through
states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they
say it has been discovered before lastly, they say they always believed
There are three principal means
of acquiring knowledge . . . observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation.
Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies
the result of that combination.
There are only three things
to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her
There are three questions
which in life we have over and over again to answer: is it right or wrong?
is it true or false? is it beautiful or ugly? Our education ought to help
us to answer these questions.
Every truth passes through
stages before it is recognized. In the first it is ridiculed; in
the second it is opposed; in the third it is regarded as self-evident.
There are three reasons
why lawyers are being used more and more in scientific experiments. First,
every year there are more of them around. Second, lab assistants don't
get attached to them. And, third, there are some things that rats just
Great nations write their autobiographies in three
manuscripts -- the book of their deeds, the book of their words
and the book of their art.
There are three roads
to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women,
the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians.
Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into
major categories; those that don't work, those that break down,
and those that get lost.
There are three categories
of people in industry -- the few who make things happen, the many who watch
things happen, and the overwhelming majority who have no idea what happened.
--O. A. Battista
To me there are three things
everyone should do every day. Number one is laugh. Number two is think
-- spend some time time in thought. Number three, you should have your
emotions move you to tears. If you laugh, think and cry, that's a heck
of a day.
The three signs of great
men are -- generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation
--Otto von Bismarck
Three things can happen
when you put a [foot]ball in the air -- and two of them are bad.
There are three things
extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
There are three things
which are real: God, human folly, land laughter. Since the first two pass
our comprehension, we must do what we can with the third.
There are three wants
which never can be satisfied: that of the rich, who wants something more;
that of the sick, who wants something different; and that of the traveler,
who says, "Anywhere but here."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are three ways
to get something done - do it yourself, hire someone to do it, or ask your
kids not to do it.
--Malcolm L. Kushner
Three outstanding qualities
make for success: judgment, industry, health. And the greatest of these
--William Maxwell Aitken
Three passions, simple
but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love,
the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
Bear Bryant's Three Rules
for coaching: 1) Surround yourself with people who can't live without football.
2) Recognize winners. They come In all forms. 3) Have a plan for everything.
There be three things
which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: the way of
an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship
in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.