Matt Grohe, Realtor

Matt Grohe, Realtor®


Serving Polk, Dallas, Jasper, Madison and Warren counties

Matt is licensed in Iowa
Each office indenpendently owned and operated




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Quotations

"A gentleman blames himself, while a common man blames others." Confucious

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change." Charles Darwin

"To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man." William Shakespeare

"Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent." Euripides (480 BC - 406 BC)

"Problems are only opportunities in work clothes." Henry Kaiser

"Make yourself necessary to somebody." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Before the beginning of great brilliance, there must be chaos. Before a brilliant person begins something great, they must look foolish in the crowd." I Ching

"Great deeds are usually wrought at great risk" Herodotus (484 BC -430 BC)

"If a man always insisted on seriousness and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it." Herodotus (484 BC -430 BC)

"It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues." Abraham Lincoln

"Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability." Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC)

"Criticism comes easier than craftsmanship." Zeuxis (464 ~400 BC)

"Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them -- that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like." Lao Tzu (600 BC-517 BC)

"Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting." Sun Tzu (400 BC - 430 BC)

"Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him." - Cicero
"The easiest thing of all is to deceive one's self; for what a man wishes he generally believes to be true." Demosthenes (384 BC - 322 BC)

"Though bitter, good medicine cures illness. Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects."
Sima Qian 145 BC ~ 86 BC, Chinese Historian

"The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others." Aesop (620-560 BC)

"There is point beyond which even justice becomes unjust." Sophocles (496 BC - 406 BC) Greek Tragic Poet

"A manipulative person has the easy task of consistently telling you exactly what you want to hear, a professional has the hard job of telling you the truth" Matt Grohe

"Ten who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent" Napolean

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Maya Angelou

"Something there is that doesn't love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it." Robert Frost

"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant." Martin Luther King Jr.