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Quotable Quotes

On St. Patrick's Day:

St. Patrick's Day Toast
Here's to a long life and a merry one.
A quick death and an easy one
A pretty girl and an honest one
A cold beer - and another one!

"If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?" - Stanislaw J. Lec

"If you're enough lucky to be Irish, you're lucky enough!" - Irish Saying

On Preparation:

"If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all." - Michelangelo

"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." - Alexander Graham Bell

"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." - John Dewey

On Public Speaking:

"There are always three speeches for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave." - Dale Carnegie

The best way to sound like you know what you're talking about is to know what you're talking about. - Author Unknown

"Start strong with a 'grabber'. A personal story, a quote from an expert or a shocking statistic-something that takes a hold of your audience and gets them hooked and opens their mind to your message. Give the audience a chance to see your personal connection to the topic." - Conor Neill



On Chocolate:

"A little too much chocolate is just about right." - Daniel L. Worona

The ISHLT staff would like to thank Ashim Aggarwal for spoiling us with the recent gift of chocolates!!