Quotes & Excerpts

I’ve got a few of these lined up to share. Some are passed on by friends (a big thank you to Syib!) while others are just captions I feel are really nice to think about.

 “Gambate!” (Japanese for ‘all the best’) – Amira

“Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.” – Edward V. Rickenbacker

“Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assault of thought on the unthinking.” – John Maynard Keyes

“I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave from reflection.. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles into death.” – Anon.

“Love starts from the eyes, grows with dreams, and ends with tears but FRIENDSHIP starts with a smile, grows with an understanding, and there’s no ending..”

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars..” – Charles Austin Beard

“It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise..” – Sara Teasdale

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton.

 “A good listener is usually thinking about something else” – Kin Hubbard

“Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience” – Laurence J. Peter

“They say wise men talk because they have something to say; while fools talk because they have to say something..” – Wildcat


19 thoughts on “Quotes & Excerpts

  1. Mr. azlano sir…

    Can you give me your emel?i would like to ask you a few questions regarding the transmission system.this is for my final project. I really hope that you can help me sir..


  2. Zaki -> i’m sorry but i don’t think i can help you wrt the transmission information you require because i’m not a powertrain engineer.

  3. “If you can’t go fast with 90hp, 900hp won’t help you” – some guy named Bob Hall who used to work at Mazda.

    He sounds like a right idiot to me, though the quote sort of makes sense. Lah.


  4. “Speed never kills. Becoming stationary all of a sudden, that’s what gets you.”

    -Jeremy Clarkson 😀

    “Impossible is always the untried”

    -some old Ujang mag 😀

    “Rather than thinking how to die beautifully, isn’t it better to live life beautifully until the end?”

    -Gintoki, main character of Gintama, a comedy + action anime. It’s my fav anime btw!! My avatar in fact, is the main villain in the anime —->

  5. Ah, moshikashite….u oso an otaku? eheheheh.

    what’s ur fav anime series? Aside from Gintama, I do love Last Exile, Blue Submarine no.6 and Ergo Proxy. A lot more actually, but those are some of the extraordinary ones that I cherish 😉 Btw, I forgot to tell the name of the guy in my avatar: Takasugi Shinsuke-sama!!

    Hannah Tan club? Is it a club formed since she became Animax’s ambassador (face, host or w/e u call it)?

    I rly wish I can learn Japanese very quickly, so that I can then start watching animes, doramas (I watch Jap dorama too!!) n read Shonen Jump easily ^_^

  6. tokmoh -> to be honest, i’m not crazy about anime but i have friends & colleagues who are just nuts about it. i do like the artistic side of it though… i was in Tokyo last year with an anime-crazed friend and he was delirious.

  7. Ahahah, Tokyo is definitely home for anime fans, just like how Detroit is home to (American especially) car manufacturers 😉 . In Japan, they even hv professional cosplayers ie wearing costumes which mimic characters from anime!! I can’t imagine wearing it around anime n manga expos as well as photographing for mags n all can be some ppl’s way of earning income!! Oh, bt then, that’s modelling, eheheheh.

    Indeed, Japanese makes the best cartoon in the world (compared to American/British style) artistically, sadly though, they’re unable to channel that energy to automotive world. Japanese cars are seldom as inspirational or emotional as a European (generally lah), which I suppose home for automotive designers like u 😉 . It’s great then that u’ve been exposed to their world through ur attachment wit Lotus, rite?

  8. if i have a proton exora and want convert it to look like the exora Prestige on the outside, how much will it cost me?

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