New Zealand Day Quotes


"A country of inveterate, backwoods, thick-headed, egotistic philistines"
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

"I believe we were all glad to leave New Zealand. It is not a pleasant place. Amongst the natives there is absent that charming simplicity.... and the greater part of the English are the very refuse of society."
Charles Darwin
"If it would not look too much like showing off, I would tell the reader where New Zealand is."
Mark Twain
"Terrible tragedy of the south seas. Three million people trapped alive."
Thomas Jefferson Scott
"The first european to find NZ was a Dutch sea-captain who was looking for something else... It takes its name from a province of Holland to which it does not bear the remotest likeness, and is usually regarded as the antipodes of England, but is not. Taken possession of by an English navigator, whose action was afterwards reversed by his country's rulers, it was only annexed by the English Government which did not want it, to keep it from the French who did."
William Pember Reeves
"For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? ."
James Allen
"Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth."
Katherine Mansfield quotes
"This is not a letter but my arms around you for a brief moment"
Katherine Mansfield
The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs
James Allen
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.
Katherine Mansfield quotes
All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts
James Allen Quotes
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
James Allen
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.
James Allen
Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy, you can't build on it it's only good for wallowing in.
Katherine Mansfield