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Children  |   Friends and Lovers  |   Pick-Yourself-Up  

On Children

A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for. (Anonymous)
Babies are such a nice way to start people. (Don Herrold)
Born on Monday,
Fair in face;
Born on Tuesday,
Full of God's grace;
Born on Wednesday,
Sour and sad;
Born on Thursday,
Merry and glad;
Born on Friday,
Worthily given;
Born on Saturday,
Work hard for your living;
Born on Sunday,
You will never know want.   (Anonymous)
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. (James Baldwin)
Children need models more than they need critics. (Joseph Joubert)
If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life. (Rachel Carson)
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty. (George Eliot)
Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. (Bible, Mark 10:14)
Sweet babe, in thy face
Soft desires I can trace,
Secret joys and secret smiles,
Little pretty infant wiles.   (William Blake)
Thank heaven, for little girls
For little girls get bigger ev'ry day
Thank heaven for little girls
They grow up in the most delightful way!   (Alan Jay Lerner)
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. (Graham Greene)
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a million pieces, and they all went skipping about. That was the beginning of fairies. (Sir James M. Barrie)
Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself....
You may house their bodies but not their souls,
For their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow,
    which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.    (Kahlil Gibran)
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
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On Friends and Lovers

A friendship that can end never really began. (Publilius Syrus)
All that I love loses half its pleasure if you are not there to share it. (Clara Ortega)
All's fair in love and war. (Francis Edward Smedley)
And all the charms of face or voice
Which I in others see
Are but the recollected choice
Of what I feel for thee.     (John Clare)
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. (Plato)
Beware what you set your heart upon. For it surely shall be yours. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends. (Jacques Delille)
Friends are God's apology for relations. (Hugh Kingsmill)
Friends are the mirror reflecting the truth of who we are.
Friendship is love with understanding. (Ancient Proverb)
I love you not only for what you are making of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for that part of me that you bring out.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends. (Walt Whitman)
If, instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. (George MacDonald)
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded. (Maya Angelou)
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything and two minus one equals nothing. (Mignon McLaughlin)
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. (Marlene Dietrich)
Life without a friend is like death without a witness. (Spanish proverb)
Love -- what a volume in a word, an ocean in a tear. A seventh heaven in a glance, a whirlwind in a sigh. The lightning in a touch, a millenium in a moment. (M. F. Tupper)
Love at first sight is no miracle. When two people have been looking at each other for years that's a miracle.
Love at first sight saves a lot of time.
Love is a rain of diamonds in the mind. (May Swenson)
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away. (Dorothy Parker)
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. (Miguel de Unamuno)
Love works miracles every day: such as weakening the strong, and strengthening the weak; making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools; favouring the passions, destroying reason, and, in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy. (Marguerite de Valois)
Money can't buy friends but it can get you a better class of enemy. (Spike Milligan)
My coat and I live comfortably together. It has assumed all my wrinkles, does not hurt me anywhere, has moulded itself on my deformities, and is complacent to all my movements, and I only feel its presence because it keeps me warm. Old coats and old friends are the same thing. (Victor Hugo)
My God, this is a hell of a job. I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies all right. But my damn friends, my goddamn friends. They're the ones that keep me walking the floor at night. (Warren G. Harding)
Perfect love is rare indeed... To be a lover will require that you continually have the subtlety of the very wise, the flexibility of the child, the sensitivity of the artist, the understanding of the philosopher, the acceptance of the saint, the tolerance of the scholar, and the fortitude of the certain. (Leo Buscaglia)
Please suggest a remedy to stop me trembling with joy like a lunatic when I receive and read your letters... You have given me a gift such as I never even dreamt of finding in this life. (Franz Kafka)
The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away. (Wilson Mizner)
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this? (Henry David Thoreau)
Time is
Too slow for those who Wait,
Too swift for those who Fear,
Too long for those who Grieve;
Too short for those who Rejoice;
But for those who Love,
Time is Eternity.       (Henry Van Dyke)
Today a new sun rises for me; everything lives, everything is animated, everything seems to speak to me of my passion, everything invites me to cherish it. (Anne De Lenclos)
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one. (Freidrich Halm)
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour. (G. K. Chesterton)
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. (John Ruskin)
When my friends are one-eyed, I look at their profile. (Joseph Joubert)
When two people love each other, they don't look at each other, they look in the same direction. (Ginger Rogers)
Whenever I've needed someone to share my joy, or someone to hold me when my world rips to pieces, you're there. And I know you will be - tomorrow, always. (Maya V. Patel)
Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you. (Elbert Hubbard)
You've been in love; you know what it's like. It's a sense of delight, not just in the person you love, but in all people, in yourself, in life. Suddenly you see beauty, excitement everywhere. You're not afraid to express your love: passionately, gently, in words, or in silence. And you feel strong, generous, fully alive. (George Weinberg)
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A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell. (Thomas Fuller)
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. (Hugh Downs)
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. (Jonathan Swift)
A man who has faith must be prepared not only to be a martyr, but to be a fool. (G. K. Chesterton)
A person with a hundred interests is twice as alive as one with only fifty and four times as alive as the man who has only twenty-five. (Norman Vincent Peale)
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. (Antoine de Sainta-Exupéry)
A stumble may prevent a fall. (Thomas Fuller)
A trifle consoles us because a trifle upsets us. (Blaise Pascal)
Act as if you were already happy and that will tend to make you happy. (Dale Carnegie)
All of life is six to five against. (Damon Runyon)
All passions exaggerate: it is only because they exaggerate that they are passions. (Chamfort)
All things are possible to him that believes. (Mark 9:23)
Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he does not possess, and to gain applause which he cannot keep. (Dr. Johnson)
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. (William Faulkner)
Always take hold of things by the smooth handle. (Thomas Jefferson)
An ill-humoured man is a prisoner at the mercy of an enemy from whom he can never escape. (Sa'di)
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight....The truly wise person is colorblind. (Albert Schweitzer)
Any concern too small to be made into a prayer, is too small to be made into a burden.
Anybody can do anything that he imagines. (Henry Ford)
Are we to look at cherry blossoms only in full bloom, the moon only when it is cloudless? To long for the moon while looking on the rain, to lower the blinds and be unaware of the passing of the spring -- these are even more deeply moving. Branches about to blossom or gardens strewn with flowers are worthier of our admiration. (Yoshida Kenko)
At the side of the everlasting why, is a yes, and a yes, and a yes. (E. M. Forster)
Be happy. It is a way of being wise. (Colette)
Better a tooth out than always aching. (Thomas Fuller)
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. (Alexander Pope)
Build on faith rather than on doubts.
But warm, eager, living life -- to be rooted in life --  to learn, to desire, to know, to feel, to think, to act. That is what I want. And nothing less. That is what I must try for. (Katherine Mansfield)
Change is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be a fish. (Ovid)
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. (Billy Graham)
Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use. (Ruth Gordon)
Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. (Ernest Hemingway)
Do all the good you can,
in all the ways you can,
to all the souls you can,
in every place you can,
at all the times you can,
with all the zeal you can,
as long as ever you can.     (John Wesley)
Do what you know best; if you're a runner, run, if you're a bell, ring. (Ignas Bernstein)
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps. (David Lloyd George)
Don't give in! Make your own trail. (Katharine Hepburn)
Even if you're on the right track you'll get run over if you just sit there. (Will Rogers)
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits. (Thomas A. Edison)
Evil is uncertain in the same degree as good, and for the reason that we ought not to hope too securely, we ought not to fear with too much dejection. (Dr. Johnson)
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him. (Aldous Huxley)
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead. (Louisa May Alcott)
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. (Theodore Roosevelt)
First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty -- if you're very lucky and have said your prayers. (George Balanchine)
Follow your bliss. (Joseph Campbell)
Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak
Whispers the o'erfraught heart and bids it break.      (William Shakespeare)
Give your troubles to God, He will be up all night anyway.
Good things, when short, are twice as good. (Baltasar Gracia'n)
Goodness is uneventful. It does not flash, it glows. (David Grayson)
Growth is a greater mystery than death. All of us can understand failure, we all contain failure and death within us, but not even the successful man can begin to describe the impalpable elations and apprehensions of growth. (Norman Mailer)
Happiness is a how, not a what; a talent, not an object. (Hermann Hesse)
Happiness is not something you experience, it's something you remember. (Oscar Levant)
Hatred is the wind that extinguishes the candle of the mind. (R. Gerald Roberts)
He that climbs a ladder must begin at the first round. (Sir Walter Scott)
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. (Edmund Burke)
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. (Langston Hughes)
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops, at all.     (Emily Dickinson)
Hope springs eternal in the human breast. (Alexander Pope)
How do you carry yourself? Walk, sit, and stand tall, delighted that you are who you are!
Human felicity is produced not so much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen, as by little advantages that occur every day. (Benjamin Franklin)
Humor is the shortest distance between two people. (Victor Borge)
Hurry? I have no time to hurry. (Igor Stravinsky)
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. (Stephen Leacock)
I am only one, but still I am one; I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. (Edward E. Hale)
I do not admire the excell of a virtue like courage unless I see at the same time an excess of the opposite virtue, as in Epaminondas, who possessed extreme courage and extreme kindness. We show greatness not by being at one extreme, but by touching both at once and occupying all the space in between. (Pascal)
I do the very best I know how -- the very best I can; and mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference. (Abraham Lincoln)
I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more. (Jonas Salk)
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches. (Alice Roosevelt Longworth)
I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. (Henry David Thoreau)
I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely. (Arthur Conan Doyle)
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. The longer I live, the more my mind dwells upon the beauty and the wonder of the world. (John Burroughs)
I think that if you shake the tree, you ought to be around when the fruit falls to pick it up. (Mary Cassatt)
If at first you don't succeed, find out if there's a prize for the loser.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. (William Edward Hickson)
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no use in being a fool about it.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. (Mahatma Gandhi)
If it exists, it's possible. (John P. Grier)
If there is any peace it will come through being, not knowing. (Henry Miller)
If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. (Tony Morrison)
If we are not our brother's keeper, let us at least not be his executioner. (Marlon Brando)
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are. (Montesquieu)
If you constantly compare yourself with others, you may become either unhappy or boastfully proud, for there will always be people greater or lesser than you. Remember that your mediocre gifts may contribute more toward the success of some project than the extraordinary talents of another. Believe in the worthiness of what you can do and be content in doing the best you can.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes. (St. Clement of Alexandria)
If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right. (Mary Kay Ash)
If your dreams turn to dust... vacuum.
If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you. (Billy Wilder)
In this life we get only those things for which we hunt, for which we strive, and for which we are willing to sacrifice. It is better to aim for something that you want -- even though you miss it -- than to get something that you didn't aim to get, and which you don't want! If we look long enough for what we want in life we are almost sure to find it, no matter what the objective may be. (George Matthew Adams)
It is a very funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it. (W. Somerset Maugham)
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. (Franklin D. Roosevelt)
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is impossible to find it elsewhere. (Agnes Repplier)
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another, without helping himself. (John P. Webster)
It is very dangerous to go into eternity with possibilities which one has oneself prevented from becoming realities. A possibility is a hint from God. (Søren Kierkegaard)
It's either easy or impossible. (Salvador Dali)
It's impossible to make a mistake. Each decision is simply another opportunity to learn... despite the outcome.
I've had a few setbacks in my life, but I never gave up. (Harry S. Truman)
Keep on going and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down. (Charles F. Kettering)
Keep your eyes on the stars, keep your feet on the ground. (Theodore Roosevelt)
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. (Helen Keller)
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. (Robert Louis Stevenson)
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. (Lord Chesterfield)
Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone. (Eli Wilcox Wheeler)
Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich. (Sarah Bernhardt)
Life is a great bundle of little things. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)
Life is huge! Rejoice about the sun, moon, flowers, and sky. Rejoice about the food you have to eat. Rejoice about the body that houses your spirit. Rejoice about the fact that you can be a positive force in the world around you. Rejoice about the love that is around you. If you want to be happy, commit to making your life one of rejoicing.
Life is like riding a bicycle. You don't fall off unless you stop peddling. (Claude Pepper)
Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use. (Charles Schultz)
Life is short; live it up. (Nikita Khrushchev)
Life itself is the proper binge. (Julia Child)
Life is what happens when you are making other plans. (John Lennon)
Life was meant to be lived and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.
Little Strokes, Fell great Oaks. (Poor Richard's Almanac)
Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow; make yourself good while life and power are still yours. (Marcus Aurelius)
Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries. (Corita Kent)
Make hay while the sun shines. (Proverb)
Make your plans as fantastic as you like, because 25 years from now, they will seem mediocre. Make your plans 10 times as great as you first planned, and 25 years from now you will wonder why you did not make them 50 times as great. (Henry Curtis)
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labour by taking up another. (Anatole France)
Manifest plainness,
Embrace simplicity,
Reduce selfishness,
Have few desires.      (Lao-Tzu)
Miracles happen to those who believe in them. (Bernard Berenson)
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. (Sophia Loren)
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition there. (Indira Gandhi)
Never accept the negative until you have thoroughly explored the positive.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. (Helen Keller)
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it's the only thing that ever has. (Margaret Mead)
Never give in! Never give in! Never, never, never, never -- in nothing great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. (Winston Churchill)
Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was. (Dag Hammarskjöld)
Ninety percent of inspiration is perspiration. (Anonymous)
No matter how cynical you become, it's never enough to keep up. (Jane Wagner)
No matter what you do, do your best at it. If you're going to be a bum, be the best bum there is. (Robert Mitchum)
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
No one knows what it is that he can do until he tries. (Publilius Syrus)
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. (Marie Curie)
Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm. (Edward George Bulwer-Lytton)
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome. (Samuel Johnson)
Of cheerfulness, or a good temper -- the more it is spent, the more of it remains. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
One of the things I learned the hard way was it does not pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. (Lucille Ball)
Opportunity often goes unrecognized because it wears overalls and often looks like work. (Anonymous)
Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life. (Elie Wiesel)
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them. (George Bernard Shaw)
Perhaps the most despairing cry of the pessimistic mind is that the world is never quite as bad as it ought and should be for intellectual purposes. (Bernard Berenson)
Pessimism is a waste of time. (Norman Cousins)
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. (William James)
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought; our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks. (Dr. Johnson)
Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. (Ray A. Kroc)
Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To speak of health, happiness and prosperity to every person that you meet. To make all your friends aware of the special qualities within them. To look at the sunny side of every thing and let your optimism work to make your dreams come true. To think, work for, and expect only the best. To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others, as you are about your own. To forget past mistakes and press on towards a greater future. To wear a cheerful countenance at all times, as a smile radiates warmth and love. To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. To be too wise for worry, too tolerant for anger, and too courageous for fear. To Be Happy. (Anonymous)
Ride the horse in the direction that it's going. (Werner Erhard)
Rules for Living: Do not worry, eat three square meals a day, say your prayers, be courteous to your creditors, keep your digestion good, steer clear of biliousness, exercise, go slow and go easy. Maybe there are other things that your special case requires to make you happy, but, my friend, these, I reckon, will give you a good life. (Abraham Lincoln)
Since you have to do the things you have to do, be wise enough to do some of the things you want to do. (Malcolm Forbes)
So many worlds, so much to do. So little done, such things to be. (Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
Some of the best lessons are learned from mistakes and failures.
Some people look at the world and say "why?" Some people look at the world and say "why not?" (George Bernard Shaw)
Some people succeed because they're destined to. Most succeed because they are determined to.
Some things have to be believed to be seen. (Ralph Hodgson)
Sometimes doors are closed for us, giving us no choice but to move forward. It's nice to think that our most difficult times are blessings in disguise.
Stop waiting for someone to give you your life. You'll be waiting a long time.
Stupidity consists in wanting to reach conclusions. We are a thread, and we want to know the whole cloth. (Gustave Flaubert)
Success is getting up just one more time than you fall down.
Success should be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.
Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. (Matthew 6:34)
Take time to be friendly -- 
     It is the road to happiness.
Take time to dream -- 
     It is hitching your wagon to a star.
Take time to love and to be loved -- 
     It is the privilege of the gods.
Take time to look around -- 
     It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to laugh -- 
     It is the music of the soul.      (Old English Prayer)
Take time to think about what you really want in life... not what others would have you want.
Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much. (John Wayne)
That is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble. (Ludwig Van Beethoven)
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. (William James)
The best way to avoid a bad action is by doing a good one, for there is no difficulty in the world like that of trying to do nothing. (John Clare)
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. (Paul Valéry)
The game isn't over till it's over. (Yogi Berra)
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can change his life by changing his attitude of mind. (William James)
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular reason for being happy except that they are so. (W. R. Inge)
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. (Lao-Tse)
The man who has lived the longest is not he who has spent the greatest number of years, but he who has had the greatest sensibility of life. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from hope to hope. (Dr. Johnson)
The old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind. (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
The older I get, the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first -- a process which often reduces the most complex human problems to manageable proportions. (Dwight D. Eisenhower)
The only place where success comes before work is a dictionary. (Vidal Sassoon)
The only joy in the world is to begin. (Cesare Pavese)
The purpose of life is a life of purpose. (Robert Byrne)
The secret of happiness is to learn to live within one's limitations, whether they are physical, financial or circumstantial.
The thing we run from we run to. (Robert Anthony)
The time is always right to do what is right. (Martin Luther King Jr.)
The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make men stumble than to be walked upon. (Franz Kafka)
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. (Dolly Parton)
The wicked are always surprised to find that the good can be clever. (Marquis de Vauvenargues)
The word impossible is not in my dictionary. (Napoleon Bonaparte)
The World is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the World will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The World is what you are. (Thomas Dreier)
There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them. (Honorable Charles D. Gill)
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. (Albert Einstein)
There is in man an upwelling spring of life, energy, love, whatever you like to call it. If a course is not cut for it, it turns the ground round it into a swamp. (Mark Rutehrford)
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life. (Federico Fellini)
There's right and there's wrong. You get to do one or the other. You do the one, and you're living. You do the other, and you may be walking around but you're dead as a beaver hat. (John Wayne)
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve! (Andrew Carnegie)
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. (James M. Barrie)
Throw away your picture of the way it's supposed to be. Only then can you have the freedom to enjoy the way it is.
'Tis always morning somewhere in the world. (Richard Henry Horne)
To achieve your dreams, believe in yourself. If you don't, who will?
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves. (Alexander Pope)
To be nobody-but-yourself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody but yourself -- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting. (E. E. Cummings)
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1)
To laugh often and much:
To win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to earn the appreciation of honest critics
and endure the betrayal of false friends;
to appreciate beauty,
to find the best in others,
to leave the world a bit better
whether by a healthy child,
a garden patch,
or a redeemed social condition;
to know even one life has breathed
easier because you lived.
This is to have succeeded.     (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one. (Marcus Aurelius)
We all may have come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
We can't blame anyone for walking all over us. We can only notice that we are not moving out of the way! Aha!
We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. (Marian Wright Edelman)
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, knowing that once it was all that was humanly possible. (George Santayana)
We spend our time envying people whom we wouldn't wish to be. (Jean Rostand)
What is worth doing is worth finishing. If it isn't worth finishing, why begin at all? (Baltasar Gracián)
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it. Live each day is if your life had just begun. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. (Charles A. Beard)
When one door is shut, another opens. (Miguel de Cervantes)
When the moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly. (Buganda Proverb)
When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal. When you meet someone not as good as you are, look within and examine your own self. (Confucius)
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. (John F. Kennedy)
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, "Certainly I can!"  -- and get busy and find out how to do it. (Theodore Roosevelt)
Whenever you fall, pick up something. (Oswald Theodore Avery)
Where there's a will there's a way. (Proverb)
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die. (Leonardo da Vinci)
Whoever is abandoned by hope has also been abandoned by fear; this is the meaning of the word "desperate." (Arthur Schopenhauer)
Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. (William Wordsworth)
Wisdom is what's left over after we smarten up.
You can spend so much time fretting about the past and things that cannot be changed, and worrying about the future and things which may never happen, that you lose the joy and fullness of the now, the present.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
You can't break a bad habit by throwing it out the window. You've got to walk it slowly down the stairs. (Mark Twain)
You can't win any game unless you are ready to win. (Connie Mack)
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. (Margaret Thatcher)
You should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster. (Quentin Crisp)
You start at the beginning, go on until you get to the end, then stop. (Lewis Carroll)
You're not a failure if you don't make it; you're a success because you try!
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