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Attitude ·Attitudes are contagious…is yours worth catching? ·"Never let yesterday use up today. "-Richard H. Nelson ·"Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit. "-Bern Williams ·"Winning isn't everything, but losing isn't anything. "-Charlie Brown (Charles Schulz) ·People who never get carried away should be. - Malcolm Forbes ·"I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes. " -Sara Teasdale ·"The bridges you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren't there. "-Gene Brown ·"Love the moment and the energy of the moment will spread beyond all boundaries. "--Corita Kent ·"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. " ~Anonymous ·"Opportunities multiply as they are seized; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities. "-John Wicker ·"Was it always my nature to take a bad time and block out the good times, until any success became an accident and failure seemed the only truth? " - Lillian Hellman ·To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it. - Confucius ·Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is. - Catfish Hunter ·I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. ·"The act of acting morally is behaving as if everything we do matters. "-Gloria Steinem ·"Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. "- Swedish proverb ·"I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else. " Dolly Parton ·"I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things. "-William J. Locke ·"Concern should drive us into action and not into depression. " - Karen Horney ·"The world is like a mirror; frown at it, and it frowns at you. Smile and it smiles, too. " - Herbert Samuels ·"Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. " --Malcolm Forbes ·What we see depends mainly on what we look for. ~John Lubbock
·Don't curse the darkness--light a candle. - Chinese proverb ·Bad habits are easier to abandon today than tomorrow. - Yiddish Proverb ·We are only rich through what we give. - Anne-Sophie Swetchine ·Bad is never good until worse happens. - Danish Proverb ·Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published everyday, like those of a baseball player. - Anonymous ·To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are. - Anonymous ·"If. . . you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning. "-Catherine Aird ·He who limps still walks. - Stanislaw Lec ·Faith that the thing can be done is essential to any great achievement. - Thomas N. Carruther ·I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. - Louisa May Alcott ·I make the most of all that comes, and the least of all that goes. - Sara Teasdale ·You can't hold a man down without staying down with him. - BT Washington ·I always meant to procrastinate but I never got around to it. - unknown ·Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up. - unknown ·Anything worth doing is worth doing right. ·The person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused. -Shirley Maclaine ·A man wrapped up in himself is a very small bundle. - Benjamin Franklin ·The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. - Helen Keller ·The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it. - J. Robert Oppenheimer ·If a wall seems like a door, attach new hinges so you can use it. ·Miracles happen only to those who believe in them. - French Proverb ·The minute a man is convinced that he's interesting, he isn't. - Stephen Leacock ·The best bet is to bet on yourself. - Arnold Glasow ·"Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent. "-Jean Kerr ·"I walk firmer and more secure up hill than down. "--Michel de Montaigne ·"You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward. " - James Thurber ·Hope for the best, expect the worst, and you'll never be disappointed. ·"I have often been adrift, but I have always stayed afloat. "--David Berry ·"Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power. "Shirley Mac. Laine
Be Yourself ·Nobody has a better vision of who you are than yourself. - Sheryl Crow ·When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out -- because that's what's inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside. - Wayne Dyer ·"I don't want to be a passenger in my own life. " - Diane Ackerma ·To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. ~e. e. cummings, 1955 ·He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away. ~Raymond Hull ·Wherever you go, go with all your heart. ~Confucius ·"Because you're not what I would have you be, I blind myself to who, in truth, you are. "-Madeline L'Engle ·"We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. -May Sarton ·"She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not care to be herself. "--Anais Nin ·"He who knows others is wise; He knows himself is enlightened. "-Lao-Tzu ·To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are. ·And remember, no matter where you go, there you are. ~Confucius ·"You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself. " -Pearl Bailey ·"Live as if you like yourself, and it may happen. " - Marge Piercy ·"A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. "-Axel Munthe ·I am a big believer in the "mirror test. " All that matters is if you can look in the mirror and honestly tell the person you see there, that you've done your best. -- John Mc. Kay ·People always say how you should be yourself, like 'yourself' is this definite thing, like a toaster or something, like you know what it is even. - Claire Danes ·To be in style is cool, but maintaining your own style is unique. ·If you forget where you come from, you're never gonna make it to where you're going. - GK ·"What a lovely surprise to discover how un-lonely being alone can be. "-Ellen Burstyn
·"Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. " -Janis Joplin ·Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you. - Frank Tyger ·What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us. - O. Holmes ·It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. - Andre Gide ·To thine own self be true. - Shakespeare ·Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. - Carl Jung ·Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. - Theodore Roosevelt ·"Don't rent space to anyone in your head. "--Anon. ·You are all you will ever have for certain. - June Havoc ·"Once you get rid of the idea that you must please other people before you please yourself, and you begin to follow your own instincts - only then can you be successful. "-Raquel Welch ·If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured the world will not raise your price. ·People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross ·"Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality. " Les Brown ·Sometimes the best way to figure out who you are is to go to the place where you don’t have to be anything else.
Children • If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylum would be filled with mothers. -Edgar Watson Howe • Learn from your parents' mistakes - use birth control! • Instead of mousetraps, what about baby traps? Not to harm the babies, but just to hold them down until they can be removed? • If a kid asks where rain comes from, I think a cute thing to tell him is "God is crying. " And if he asks why God is crying, another cute thing to tell him is "Probably because of something you did. ” • "Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped. "-Sam Stevenson • It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't. ~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams • Getting down on all fours and imitating a rhinoceros stops babies from crying. (Put an empty cigarette pack on your nose for a horn and make loud "snort" noises. ) I don't know why parents don't do this more often. Usually it makes the kid laugh. Sometimes it sends him into shock. Either way it quiets him down. If you're a parent, acting like a rhino has another advantage. Keep it up until the kid is a teenager and he definitely won't have his friends hanging around your house all the time. ~P. J. O'Rourke • "When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out. " - Erma Bombeck
Courage/Leadership ·Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. - Mark Twain ·You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. ·"He that can't endure the bad will not live to see the good. " --Yiddish proverb ·"There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear. "--Jawaharlal Nehru ·"Use what talents you have; the woods would have little music if no birds sang their song except those who sang best. " --Reverend Oliver G. Wilson ·"To conquer without risk is to triumph without glory. " -Pierre Corneille ·It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. - Erma Bombeck ·Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 -1882) ·"Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself the most comforting words of all: This, too, shall pass. "-Ann Landers ·"Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid. "-Lady Bird Johnson ·If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag. - Anonymous ·"If you walk, just walk. If you sit, just sit. But whatever you do, don't wobble. "-Anon. ·If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. - Dolly Parton ·A man who has to be convinced to act before he acts is not a man of action. - Georges Clemenceau ·"No matter how far you have gone on a wrong road, turn back. " --Turkish proverb ·"Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. " -Robert Louis Stevenson ·Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. - Raymond Lindquist ·Well done is better than well said. ·We must act in spite of fear. . . not because of it. - Anonymous ·Insisting on perfect safety is for people who don't have the balls to live in the real world. - Mary Shafer ·"Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms; if I were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going. " John 14: 1 -4
·Some men see things the way they are and ask why; I dream things that never were and say, why not? - R Kennedy ·Courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to carry on with dignity in spite of it. ·Leaders are like eagles, they don't flock, you find them one at a time. ·Use the talents that you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best. - Henry Van Dyke ·To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. - Elbert Hubbard ·The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone. - Henrik Ibsen ·While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior. - HC Link ·"I hereby command you: Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. " - Joshua 1: 9 ·God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change…courage to change things I can and wisdom to know the difference. ·Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. - Robert F. Kennedy ·Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. - Martin Luther King, Jr. ·Fear is a waste of time and energy. ·Don't follow in another man's footsteps if you can't fill his shoes. ·The one thing that can crush a dream is reality. ·If you don't stand up for something, you'll fall for anything. ·No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt ·The biggest mistake is the fear that you will make one. ·"Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them. " - Alfred North Whitehead ·"Real difficulties can be overcome, it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable. "Theodore N. Vail
Determination ·The most encouraging words: "Bet you can't do it!" ·And when they told me I was dreaming - I swore I'd prove them wrong. - unknown ·The most important thing about goals is having one. - Geoffrey Albert ·One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this. - Mitch Leigh ·It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. - Confucius ·Do or do not…there is no try. - Yoda ·"Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. "--Ralph Waldo Emerson ·"Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. . "--Rev. Jesse Jackson ·"It's weak and despicable to go on wanting things and not trying to get them. " --Joanna Field ·"With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable. "--Sir Thomas Foxwell Buxton ·Either do not attempt at all, or go through with it. - Ovid ·We only do well the things we like doing. - Colette ·"For me it's the challenge - the challenge to try to beat myself and do better than I did in the past. I try to keep in mind not what I have accomplished but what I have to try to accomplish in the future. " Jackie Joyner Kersee ·"You are beaten to earth? Well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face, it's nothing against you to fall down flat, but to lie there - that's disgrace. " - Edmund Vance Cooke ·"There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them. "-Phyllis Bottome ·"The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it. "-George C. Scott ·"Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves--to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today. "-Stewart B. Johnson ·Show me a good and gracious loser, and I'll show you a failure. - Knute Rockne ·Don't fall before you're pushed. - English Proverb
·When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt ·Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain. ~Source Unknown ·The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground. ~Source Unknown ·It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. - No Fear ·When you aim for perfection, you discover it is a moving target. - George Fisher ·When you feel like hope is gone, look inside you and be strong. - Mariah Carey ·Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years. - Bob Brown ·The race is not always to the swift…but to those who keep on running. ·Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied. - Macchiavelli ·God gave burdens, also shoulders. - Yiddish proverb ·Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. ·"I want to do it because I want to do it. "--Amelia Earhart ·"Far away in the sunshine are my highest inspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead. "-Louisa May Alcott ·The breakfast of champions is not cereal, it's the opposition. - Nick Seitz ·People are like tea bags; you never know how strong they are until they are in hot water. - Rita Mae Brown ·To be a champ you must believe in yourself when no one else will. - Sugar Ray Robinson ·Tough times don't last; tough people do. ·By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible. - Italian Proverb ·Restlessness and discontent are the necessities of progress. - Thomas Edison ·Nothing is impossible. Some things are just less likely than others. - Jonathan Winters ·Bloom where you are planted. - Anonymous ·"God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right, even though I think it is hopeless. "Admiral Chester W. Nimitz ·"I will write of him who fights and vanquishes his sins, who struggles on through weary years against himself… and wins. " -Caroline B. Le. Row ·"Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day. "-Booker T. Washington
Drinking ·College is a fountain of knowledge and the students are there to drink. ·Deep Thought: Sometimes when I reflect back on all the beer I drink I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn't drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. Then I say to myself, "It is better that I drink this beer and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver. " -by Jack Handy ·Life is a waste of time, time is a waste of life, so get wasted all of the time and have the time of your life. Michelle Mastrolacasa ·"This is the way I look when I'm sober. It's enough to make a person drink, don't you say? "Lee Remick ·"Booze may not be the answer, but it helps you to forget the question. ” ·"The mark of a good party is that you wake up the next morning wanting to change your name and start a new life in a different city. " - Vance Bourjaily, "Esquire” ·"You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on. " Joe E Lewis · “I’ve stopped drinking, but only while I’m asleep. ” George Best
Emotions ·Anger is an expression of powerlessness. - Sharif Abdullan ·Jealousy can turn a hand into a fist. ·Sometimes I need what only you can provide, your absence. -- Ashleigh Brilliant ·It's amazing how clarity comes with psychotic jealousy. ·I was angry with my friend; I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe; I told it not, my wrath did grow. - William Blake ·"Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself. "-Richard M. Nixon ·Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it. - Jean Jacques Rousseau ·"To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self. "-Joan Didion ·"Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. "-Erica Jong ·Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire. --François de la Rochefoucauld ·Hearts are often broken when there are words unspoken. - WH ·Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. - Ben Franklin ·I always knew that looking back on my tears would make me laugh, but I never thought that looking back on my laughter would make me cry. ·The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and know what the mind cannot understand. Robert Vallett ·Tears are antifreeze for the soul. - JJ ·Don't fight forces; use them. - Buckminster Fuller ·Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned. - Buddha ·There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. - Josh Billings ·Forgiveness is the God who will not leave us after all we’ve done.
Everyone ·Everyone is worth knowing. - O. Henry ·"Always remember you're unique, just like everybody else. " ·To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world. ~Unknown ·Together we have shared our loudest laughs and our softest tears. Now we must turn to our brightest hopes and our darkest fears. ·The only perfect people are those we do not know. ·"We shall never have friends if we expect to find them without fault. "-Thomas Fuller ·What concerns everyone can only be resolved by everyone. - Friedrich Durren-Matt ·Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common…celebrate it every day. ·"We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere. " - Tim Mc. Graw ·I am he As you are me And we are all together. - J. Lennon & P. Mc. Cartney ·I am a part of all that I have met. - Alfred, Lord Tennyson ·Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. - Leo Tolstoi ·In each of us there is a little of all of us. - GL ·We're all here because we're all not there. - IH ·Opinions are like voices; we all have a different kind so just clean out all of your ears. TCQ
Friendship ·Friends understand why unimportant things are important. - DP ·Those memories I'll keep forever and to all my friends I'll forget you never. - Billy Joel ·A part of you has grown in me. And so you see, it's you and me together forever and never apart, maybe in distance, but never in heart. ~Source Unknown ·Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like. ·"In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends. " -John Churchton Collins ·"Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don't say. " ·Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same. ·There are some friends you know you will have for the rest of your life. You're welded together by love, trust, respect, or loss - or…simple embarrassment. ·A friend is a person who tells you all the nice things you always knew about yourself. ·Just thinking about a friend makes you want to do a happy dance, because a friend is someone who loves you in spite of your faults. ·Friendship is love made bearable. ·There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend. - Katharine Butler Hathaway ·I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age. ·The best mirror is an old friend. ·The silver friend knows your present and the gold friend knows all of your past dirt and glories. Once in a blue moon there's someone who knows it all, someone who knows and accepts you unconditionally, someone who's there for life. ·May the friends of our youth be the companions of our old age. ·It takes a long time to grow an old friend. ·Friendship is a plant which must often be watered. ·Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. ·It’s really amazing when two strangers become the best of friends, but it is really sad when the best of friends, become two strangers.
·A broken friendship may be soldered, but will never be sound. - Thomas Fuller ·In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend. - Solon ·"Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never. " - Charles Caleb Colton ·"In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends. " - John Churchton Collins ·…generosity is the essence of friendship. ·"If all my friends were to jump off a bridge, I wouldn't jump with them, I'd be at the bottom to catch them. " ·A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else. -- Len Wein ·Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive. - Anais Nin ·"I'll lean on you and you lean on me and we'll be okay. " - Dave Matthews Band ·"If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend. " - Stone Temple Pilots ·It was chance that made us sisters, but our hearts that made us friends. ·"Strangers are just friends waiting to happen. " ·I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends. - WW ·"Friends are God's way of taking care of us. " ·Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate. ·How casually and unobservedly we make all our most valuable acquaintances. - Emerson ·We only part to meet again. - John Gay ·The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. ·Being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own history. And a time to pick up the pieces when it's all over. ·If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you. " - Winnie the Pooh ·True friends are hard to find, hard to leave, and impossible to forget. - RM ·Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the intensest hatreds. - Antoine Rivarol ·A friend is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. ·"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. " -Charles Caleb Colton
·That is what you love a friend for: the ability to change your angle of vision, bring back your best self when you feel worst, remind you of your strengths when you feel weak. ·…no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever. ·Savor the moments that are warm and special and giggly. ·Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief. ·Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. ·Everyone needs help from everyone. ·"Why did you do all this for me? " he asked. "I don’t deserve it. I've never done anything for you. " "You have been my friend, " replied Charlotte. "That in itself is a tremendous thing. " ·…the best relief from life was the presence of a friend who seldom asked us for more than we could give. ·Friends seem to be like aspirin: we don't really know why they make a sick person feel better but they do. ·True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends but in their worth and choice. ·Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they do when they stick together. ·He makes me feel bigger and better than I am. ·I always felt that the great high privilege, relief, and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing. ·We were young together. We grew old. Our children became adults. But what was between us never really changed, though we each changed so much. ·The best thing to hold onto in this world is each other. ·Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there. ·Through knowing her I became a better person, and she said the same of me. ·A friend can tell you things you don't want to tell yourself. ·I guess I have been hiding…. Most of my life, mostly from myself. But you…you keep blowing my cover! You keep showing me myself.
• A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. - Bernard Meltzer • Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again after moments or lifetimes is certain for those who are friends. - R. Bach • “Sister, we fought, we played, we cried, we giggled, we hit, we hugged, we yelled, we whispered, …and somewhere along the way, we became best friends. ” - Carlton Cards greeting card
Happiness ·Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand. - George Eliot ·Happiness isn't getting what you want, but wanting what you have. ·Smile, it increases your face value! - unknown ·"I'm not happy. I'm cheerful. There's a difference. A happy woman has no cares at all. A cheerful woman has cares but has learned how to deal with them. "-Beverly Sills ·Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day. ~Quoted in P. S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ·An optimist smiles to forget and a pessimist forgets to smile. ·"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year. "--Ralph Waldo Emerson · A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside. -- Denis Waitley ·"Happiness comes uninvited: and the moment that you are conscious that you are happy, you are no longer happy. "-J. Krishnamurti ·Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. ~Attributed to both T. H. Thompson and John Watson ·"The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves that they don't give a damn. "-Agatha Christie ·Happiness is nothing more than health and a poor memory. ~Albert Schweitzer ·Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day. ~Unknown ·It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. - AR ·Smile and the world will smile with you. ·"Happiness is a function of accepting what is. "-Werner Erhard ·Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln ·Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons. - Ruth Ann Schabaker ·I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it. - Rita Mae Brown ·Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. ·Be careful what you wish for, it may come true. ·A smile is a curve that can set all things straight.
·If you do not find peace in yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. - Paula A. Bendry ·Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. - Anne Frank ·Happiness is the by-product of an effort to make someone else happy. ·Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts. - Jean Vanier ·"Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours. " -Anon
Hard Work ·You are never given a wish without the power to make it come true. - unknown ·We never know how far we can go until we try. ·Shun idleness. It is a rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals. ~Voltaire ·Failure to prepare is preparing to fail. - Mike Murdock ·Nothing is impossible to a willing heart. - Joan Heywood ·"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. "-Beverly Sills ·If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. ·If it weren't hard everyone would do it. ·"Whatever I do, I give up my whole self to it. "-Edna St. Vincent Millay ·"You sometimes have to be pushed off a ledge and let your little wings begin to flap before you realize you can actually fly. " -Sherrill's mom ·"Do each daily task the best we can; act as though the eye of opportunity were always upon us. "-William Feather ·Good is not good, when better is expected. - Thomas Fuller ·"Luck is the by-product of busting your fanny. " - Don Sutton ·If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock. ·It's better to burn out than to fade away. ·If a man does his best, what else is there? - George S. Patton ·Even if you're on the right side of the track, you'll get run over if you just stand there. - Mark Twain ·Things will come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. - AL ·Sometimes, success is just a matter of hanging on. ·You can have anything you want in life but no one is going to give it to you. - Pat Riley ·Countless, unseen details are often the only difference between mediocre and magnificent. ·The saddest thing in life is wasted talent. ·Presence is more than just being there. ~Malcolm S. Forbes, The Further Sayings of Chairman Malcolm ·Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work. - Al Capp
Honesty ·Be honest whenever possible. ·We must be true to each other. - Lucy Stone ·Conscience - the only incorruptible thing about us. - H. Fielding ·To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved. - George Mac. Donald
Human Behaviors/Interactions ·What destroys one man preserves another. - Corneille ·Why inflict pain on oneself, when so many others are ready to save us the trouble? - George W. Pachaud ·"You have no idea how big the other fellow's troubles are. "--B. C. Forbes ·"When you blame others you give up your power to change. "--Anon. ·You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you knew how seldom they do. - Olin Miller ·"The true test of character is. . . how we behave when we don't know what to do. " - John Holt ·"You have not lived a perfect day, even though you earned your money, unless you have done something for someone who will never be able to repay you. " - Ruth Smeltzer ·"When people keep telling you that you can't do a thing, you kind of like to try it. " Margaret Chase Smith ·"Treat people as if they were what they should be, and you help them become what they are capable of becoming. " - Johannn von Goethe ·We are old enough to know what's wrong but young enough to do it. ·"Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy. "-Howard W. Newton ·The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people are so full of doubts. - Bertrand Russel ·He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words. - F. Hubbard ·The true test of character is. . . how we behave when we don't know what to do. - John Holt ·The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot. - Mark Twain ·"A person becomes an adult when he buries both of his parents. " - JFK Jr. ·The Bible tells us to love our neighbors and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people. - Mark Twain ·"The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naïve forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. "-Thomas Szasz
• God was just showing off when he created you. ~From the movie Keeping the Faith • All she keeps inside isn't on the label. ~Fuel ·Most people don't look dumb till they start talking. - FG ·Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you don't. - Earl Wilson ·The race could save one half its wasted labor would each reform himself and spare his neighbor. - Frank Putnam ·If you can't convince them, confuse them. - Harry S. Truman ·"The world's crazy, when it comes to beauty. " - Richard Bach ·He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven. -- George Herbert ·You think the only people who are people; Are the ones who look and think the way you do; But if you walk the footsteps of a stranger; You'll learn the things you never knew. . . from Pocohantas ·"A critic is someone who never actually goes to the battle, yet who afterwards comes out shooting the wounded. -Tyne Daly ·"Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can. "--Elsa Maxwell ·Forgiveness and letting go are steps on our road back to happiness. Without them we will never be free of our pasts. We deserve to move on. We need not be held hostage to our pasts if we are willing to release and grow beyond them. . . by Tina Dayton ·It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. ~William Blake ·The family, that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor in our innermost hearts ever quite wish to. ~Dodie Smith~ ·"Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents. " (Margaret Mead, 1901 -78) ·Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. -Jonathan Kozol · You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson · Maybe some people just aren’t meant to be in our lives forever. Maybe some people are just passing through. It’s like some people just come through our lives to bring us something: a gift, a blessing, a lesson we need to learn, and that’s why they’re here. . . you’ll have that gift forever. - The Gift
• "Living well is the best revenge. "-George Herbert ·No one feels another's grief, no one understands another's joy. People imagine that they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by. - Franz Schubertv ·If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world. - Blaise Pascal ·Everything is funny as long as it is happening to someone else. - Will Rogers ·I am the lie that you believe. · Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge. -- Isaac Friedmann ·If you want to be listened to, you should put time in listening. - Marge Piercy ·A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world: everyone you meet is your mirror. - Ken Keyes, Jr. ·We only accuse others of the sins we commit ourselves. - Hyman ·It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper. - Errol Flynn ·Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much. - Walter Lippman ·Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh ·Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack. - George S. Patton ·There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. Oscar Wilde ·The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people. - Lucille S. Harper ·When you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't in us doesn't disturb us. - Hermann Hesse ·If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself. - Max Ehrmann ·Flatter me and I may not believe you, criticize me and I may not like you, ignore me and I may not forgive you, encourage me and I'll never forget you. ·He is not only dull in himself, but the cause of dullness in others. - Samuel Foote ·Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless ·"She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech. " George Barnard Shaw
• Many take up my time - I shun them. Some share my time - I am entertained by them. Few contribute to my time - I cherish them.
Indecision ·Indecision may or may not be my problem. - unknown ·If a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand. - The Bible (Mark 3: 25) ·He who has choice has trouble. - Dutch Proverb ·To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing. - Eva Young ·"There is always a multitude of reasons both in favor of doing a thing and against doing it. The art of debate lies in presenting them; the art of life lies in neglecting ninety-nine hundredths of them. " - Mark Rutherford ·"Nothing is so exhausting as indecision, and nothing is so futile. " - Bertrand Russell ·"We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over. " Anuerin Bevan ·"No task is a long one but the task on which one dare not start. It becomes a nightmare. " Baudeliare ·"He who has a choice has trouble. " -- Dutch Proverb ·"Tell me princess, now when did you last let your heart decide? " -- Aladdin ·"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it. " -- H. Norman Schwarzkopf
Learning ·Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. - Vernon Sanders Law ·Forget the times of your distress, but never forget what they taught you. - Herbert Gasser ·"The proverb warns that, 'You should not bite the hand that feeds you. ' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself. "-Thomas Szasz ·You don't know what you've got until it's gone. ·Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object. Joseph Addison ·Failure is the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently. - Henry Ford ·A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. - Henry Adams ·Failure is success if we learn from it. - Malcolm S. Forbes ·"Trust you own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's. " - Billy Wilder ·Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them. - Lady Bird Johnson ·Give a man a fish and he'll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he'll eat forever. ·"When you're through changing, you're through. "-Bruce Barton ·"When everything has to be right, something isn't. " - Stanislaw Lec ·He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. - Chinese proverb ·Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good. - Bertolt Brecht ·Today's philosophy is tomorrow's common sense. ·The only stupid question is the one that is not asked. ·"Having harvested all the knowledge and wisdom we can from our mistakes and failures, we should put them behind us and go ahead. "-Edith Johnson ·Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates. . . Anonymous
Life ·Life is not lost by dying, life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. - Stephen Vincent Benet ·"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. " - James Dean ·Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. - Mark Twain ·"Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it's no worse than it is. --Margaret Mitchell ·Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. ~Norman Cousins ·"For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance. "--Mignon Mc. Laughlin ·"Don't ever confuse the two, your life and your work. The second is only part of the first. And remember that no man has said on his deathbed that he wished he had spent more time in the office. You are the only person who has sole custody of your life. Your particular life. Your entire life. But do not consider yourself the center of the universe. Show up. Listen. Try to laugh. "- Anna Quindlen ·"If you want a place in the sun, you have to put up with a few blisters. "--Abigail Van Buren ·"What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner. " - Colette ·"Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall never have a beginning. "-John Henry Cardinal Newman ·"Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness. "-May Sarton ·"Walk away from it [your problems] until you get stronger. All your troubles will be there when you get back, but you'll be better able to cope. "--Lady Bird Johnson ·The mere sense of living is joy enough. - Emily Dickinson ·The purpose of life is life. - Karl Lagerfeld ·"Seize today, and put as little trust as you can in the morrow. "--Horace ·Isn't it delightfully absurd how one might make a left instead of a right to end up crossing paths with a stranger who will forever change your life. - AK ·The more you live, the less you die. - NFG ·Life is short, play hard.
·"Give to the world the best you have and the best will come back to you. "-Madeline Bridges ·"Do not rely completely on any other human being, however dear. We meet all of life's greatests alone. "-Agnes Mc. Phail ·"There is a very real relationship, both quantitatively and qualitatively, between what you contribute and what you get out of this world. "-Oscar Hammerstein II ·All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. - Ellen Glasgow ·I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. -Diane Ackerman ·Just when you think you've finally hit bottom, someone tosses you an anchor. ·What you are is God's gift to you; what you make of yourself is your gift to God. ·There are two tragedies in life: One is not getting your heart's desire. The other is to get it. - Shaw ·"A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influence, to change. "--Katherine B. Hathaway ·"The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well. "-H. T. Leslie ·"Decisions determine destiny. "-Frederick Speakman ·I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end. Larry Bird ·Hell is not other people. Hell is no other people. - Fay Weldon ·The obstacles of life are intended to make us better, not bitter. - unknown ·Live it up; this is not a rehearsal. - unknown ·Sometimes I wish I were a kid again; skinned knees are easier to fix than broken dreams. - unknown ·Live life as an exclamation, not an explanation. ·The most important thing in life is life itself. ·Dance like nobody's watching, love like you can't be hurt, sing like nobody's listening, live like it's heaven on earth. - unknown ·Two things are certain: You're born. You die. What happens in between is up to you. Just do it. ·Live for today, yesterday is gone, and tomorrow may never come. ·My life is perfect because I accept it as it is. - Lenny Kravitz ·I would rather have ten minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special. - SM ·Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. ~Robert Brault
• "One must lose one's life in order to find it. "-Anne Murrow Lindbergh • "One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. " -Anne Morrow Lindbergh • "Life is either always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope. " -Edith Wharton ·"You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life - so that if it were over tomorrow, you'd be content with yourself. "-Jane Seymour ·Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. ~Edwin Hubbel Chapin ·"Life is a compromise of what your ego wants to do, experience tells you to do, and what your nerves let you do. " - Bruce Crampton ·"We are new every day. " - Irene Claremont de Castillego ·Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. - Calvin & Hobbes ·"Don't hurry, don't worry. You're only here for a short visit. So be sure and stop to smell the flowers. "-Walter Hagen · The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning. ~Ivy Baker Priest ·We can't all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. - Will Rogers ·A good garden may have some weeds. - Thomas Fulle ·Dream, but don't quit your day job. - Forrest Gump ·I'll sleep when I'm dead. - Warren Zevon ·Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before. - Jacob A. Riis ·Every path has its puddle. - English Proverb ·Life is a joke and I don't get it. ·Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get. - Forrest Gump ·I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet. ~Denis Waitely
·Be what you want but always be you. ·I asked of life: What have you to offer me? And the answer came! What have you to give? ·Life is like a rubber band; harder you go forward, harder you snap back. - FG ·Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. - John Lennon ·Our lives are better left to chance, I could have missed the pain but I'd have had to miss the dance. Garth Brooks ·I've read the last page of the Bible. It's going to turn out alright. -Billy Graham ·For long you live and high you fly, smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry. All you touch and all you see is all your life will ever be. - Pink Floyd ·We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give. ·Everyone who lives dies, but not everyone who dies has lived. ·Life itself provides plenty of reasons to be happy. ·The only constant is change. ·Why can't fairy tales be real? ·"And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. " ~ Abraham Lincoln ·"Wherever you go, go with all your heart. " ~Confucius ·"Enjoy yourself. It's later than you think. " ~Chinese Proverb ·And when they told me I was dreaming…I swore I’d prove them wrong. - unknown ·God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Love ·Love is blind but jealousy sees too much. - unknown ·I met you as a stranger, I leave you as a friend. I hope we meet in heaven where friendships never end. ·Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. ~Source Unknown ·Fear is the prison of the heart. ·Love teaches even asses to dance. - French Prover ·I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out. ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning ·Love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. . . otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. ~Source Unknown ·How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. ~From the movie Annie ·The most exquisite pleasure is giving pleasure to others. - Jean de La Bruyere ·I think I may be in love with the idea of falling in love. ·Trouble is a part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough. - Dinah Shore ·Love is so strong, yet not strong enough to hold together what is not meant to be. - Don ·People are not going to love you unless you love them. - Pat Carroll ·The way to love anything is to realize it might be lost. - Gilbert K Chesterton ·"The best proof of love is trust. " -Joyce Brothers ·You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough. -Frank Crane ·Dance is a vertical expression of horizontal desire. - SW ·Giving up doesn't always mean you are weak; sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go. ~Author Unknown ·Ask me why I keep on loving you when it's clear that you don't feel the same way for me. . . the problem is that as much as I can't force you to love me, I can't force myself to stop loving you. ~Author Unknown
• You sit here and WISH for that one person. . . be careful when u wish for it. . because the one person may come along and you realized you made that wish at the wrong time. • "Sometimes love, it can work out right. Sometimes you never know. But if it brings only pain into your life, don't be afraid to let it go. ” • "When I see your smile, and I know it's not for me, that's when I'll miss you. "-Unknown • After all the stops and starts, we keep coming back to these two hearts. Two angels who’ve been rescued from the fall. And after all that we've been through, it all comes down to me and you. I guess its meant to be. Forever you and me. After all. . . ~ Peter Cetera • If you love something, set it free. If it comes back, it’s yours forever; if it doesn’t it was never meant to be.
Lyrics • “I know this pain Why do lock yourself up in these chains? No one can change your life except for you Don't ever let anyone step all over you Just open your heart and your mind Is it really fair to feel this way inside? Some day somebody's gonna make you want to Turn around and say goodbye Until then baby are you going to let them Hold you down and make you cry Don't you know? Don't you know things can change Things'll go your way If you hold on for one more day Can you hold on for one more day Things'll go your way Hold on for one more day You could sustain Or are you comfortable with the pain? You've got no one to blame for your unhappiness You got yourself into your own mess Lettin' your worries pass you by Don't you think it's worth your time To change your mind? ” - Wilson Phillips, Hold On • I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance, Never settle for the path of least resistance, Livin' might mean takin' chances but they're worth takin', Lovin' might be a mistake but it's worth makin', Don't let some hell bent heart leave you bitter, When you come close to sellin' out reconsider, Give the heavens above more than just a passing glance, And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance. I hope you dance. - Lee. Ann Womack, I Hope You Dance
Lyrics • I never thought you were a fool But darling look at you You gotta stand up straight Carry your own weight These tears are going nowhere baby You've got to get yourself together You've got stuck in a moment And now you can't get out of it Don't say that later will be better Now you're stuck in a moment And you can't get out of it And you are such a fool To worry like you do I know it's tough And you can never get enough Of what you don't really need now And if the night runs over And if the day won't last And if our way should falter Along the stony pass And if the night runs over And if the day won't last And if your way should falter Along this stony pass It's just a moment This time will pass. - U 2, Stuck In a Moment
Lyrics • “Another day has almost come and gone Can’t imagine what else could wrong Sometimes I’d like to hide away somewhere and lock the door A single battle lost but not the war (‘cause) Tomorrow’s another day And I’m thirsty anyway So bring on the rain It’s almost like the hard times circle ‘round A couple drops and they all start coming down Yeah, I might feel defeated, I might hang my head I might be barely breathing - but I’m not dead Tomorrow’s another day And I’m thirsty anyway So bring on the rain I’m not gonna let it get me down I’m not gonna cry And I’m not gonna lose any sleep tonight” - Jo Dee Messina, Bring On The Rain
Lyrics • "Something 'bout the way the hair falls in your face I love the shape you take when crawling towards the pillowcase You tell me where to go and Though I might leave to find it I'll never let your head hit the bed Without my hand behind it You want love? We'll make it Swimming a deep sea Of blankets Take all your big plans And break 'em This is bound to be a while Your body is a wonderland. . . " - John Mayer, Your Body Is a Wonderland
Men and Women ·When a man becomes familiar with his goddess, she quickly sinks into a woman. - Joseph Addison ·I think it's about time we voted for senators with breasts. After all, we've been voting for boobs long enough. ~Clarie Sargent, Arizona senatorial candidate ·Behind every great man there's a woman. - unknown ·A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. - Gloria Steinem ·Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. - unknown ·Sure, God created man before woman, but you always make a rough draft before a masterpiece. ·Women belong in the house. . . and the Senate. ~Unknown ·God is watching and she is pissed. ·The trouble with some women is they get all excited over nothing - and then they marry him! - Cher ·I think, therefore I'm single. ~Lizz Winstead ·It takes a male to make a child, but it takes a man to be a father. ·"He early on let her know who is the boss. He looked her right in the eye and clearly said, "You're the boss. "- Anonymous ·"The theory used to be you marry an older man because they are more mature. The new theory is that men don't mature. So you might as well marry a younger one. " - Anonymous ·"When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her. "Sacha Guitry ·"The Average girl would rather have beauty than brains because she knows that the average man can see much better than he can think. '- Ladies' Home Journal ·"If you never want to see a man again say, 'I love you, I want to marry you, I want to have children'. They leave skid marks. " Rita Rudner
Opportunity ·All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents. - John F. Kennedy ·There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart…pursue those ·The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning. - Ivy Baker Priest ·"Crisis creates opportunity. "-Walter Klores ·The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. - Dubois ·". . . if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. " -Erica Jong ·We must believe in luck, for how else can we explain the success of those we don't like? - JC ·Everything comes if a man will only wait. - Benjamin Disraeli ·Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. - KF ·"The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which to burn. " -- David Russell
Regret ·You will regret the things you didn't do more than the things you did. - unknown ·For all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: 'It might have been!' - John Greenleaf Whittier ·Nothing on earth consumes a man more quickly than the passion of resentment. - Nietzsche ·What's done cannot be undone. - Shakespeare (Macbeth) ·How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself. - Publilius Syrus ·"Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it is good only for wallowing. " Katherine Mansfield · God has a big eraser. -- Billy Zeoli
Remembering/Memories ·Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out. - Jean Paul Richter ·One lives in the hope of becoming a memory. - Antonio Porchia ·After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one. ·The worst thing you can lose is your memory. ·You never know when you're making a memory. - RLJ ·Nothing can be so perfect when we possess it as it will seem when remembered. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Reputation • A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one. - Lord Jeffery • It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant. - Don Herold • What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds. When you're traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don't have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. ~William Least Heat Moon, Blue Highways • Image is everything. - Andre Agassi
Respect ·Respect me and I'll respect you. - LL Cool J ·The most frustrating thing in the world is to be heard but not listened to. ·It's a shame that you can make others hear you but you have no way of making them listen. ·The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously. - Hubert H. Humphrey ·You've followed him since the first day he signed with the team. You know he's not perfect, but on certain days of his life he has been. The night he poured in sixty-three points, the time he crushed three home runs in the World Series, the day he found Dwight Clark in the end zone. Now you wish, at some point, at some moment in your life, that you could be that perfect too. And that's why you cheer for him; that's why you believe in heroes.
Silly ·"Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and the world laughs louder. " - Anon ·"The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard. " - Anon ·"The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up. " - Anon ·"A bartender is just a pharmacist with a limited inventory. " ·"The gene pool could use a little chlorine. " ·"I took an IQ test and the results came back negative. " ·"He who laughs last thinks slowest. ·"Ever stop to think, and forget to start again? " ·Families are like fudge. . . mostly sweet with a few nuts. ~Source Unknown~ ·"Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs. " ·"I use to have a handle on life; then it broke" ·Life without you would be like a broken pencil. How's that? Completely pointless. ~Blackadder, Series II ·I can't believe that out of 10, 000 sperm, you were the quickest. ~Steven Pearl ·Rehab is for quitters ·The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. ~Source Unknown ·The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory! ·A closed mouth gathers no foot. ·There is a difference between an open mind a hole in the head. ·Friends help you move. Real friends help you move dead bodies. ·It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others. ·Make your life be like toilet paper…long and useful. ·After a year in therapy my psychiatrist said to me, 'Maybe life isn't for everybody. ' ·On one hand, I'm indecisive; but on the other, I'm not. ·Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine. ·Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool. ·Never argue with an idiot; they drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. ·There's only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. ~J. C. Bridge
·When sign makers go on strike, is anything written on their signs? ·Will a fly without wings be called a walk? ·Why do they lock gas station bathrooms? Are they afraid someone will clean them? ·If a turtle doesn’t have a shell, is he homeless or naked? ·If ignorance is bliss, then why aren't more people happy? ·If a cluttered desk is characteristic of a cluttered mind, then what does an empty desk mean? ·You know that little indestructible black box that is used on planes - why can't they make the whole plane out of the same substance? ·There are two kinds of pedestrians - the quick and the dead. ·I have opinions of my own - strong opinions - but I don't always agree with them. - George W. Bush ·We have a strange and wonderful relationship. You're strange and I’m wonderful. ·May those who love us, and those who do not love us, may God turn their hearts, and if He cannot turn their hearts, may He turn their ankles that we may know them by their limping. ~Irish Prayer ·When I was a kid I said to my father one afternoon, "Daddy, will you take me to the zoo? " He answered, "If the zoo wants you let them come and get you. " ~Jerry Lewis ·Don't stay in bed. . unless you can make money in bed. - George Burns ·YOU! OUT OF THE GENE POOL! ·"It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk or running for office. " - Shirley Mc. Laine ·"Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition. " ·Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder. ·I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out. ·"Hard work never killed anybody. . . but why take chances? " ·"Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense. " ·"Heck was created for those who refuse to believe in Gosh. " ·"You can only be young once, but you can be immature forever. " ·"Start off every day with a smile and get it over with. "
·"My love life is terrible. The last time I was inside a woman was when I visited the Statue of Liberty. " Woody Allen ·"If at first you don't succeed -- give up! No use being a damn fool. ·"I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist. "--Tammy Faye Baker ·Trust is like virginity. You lose it once and that's it. ·Your brain is like a vacuum cleaner. It sucks when you have to use it. ·Smile, it makes people wonder what you're thinking. ·A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered desk drawer. ·Every silver lining has a cloud. ·"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. "-Erma Bombeck ·Advertising is legalized lying. - H. G. Wells ·Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung. - Voltaire ·If money grew on trees, people would think twice about deforestation. ·The point to remember is that what the government gives it must first take away. - John S. Coleman ·Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repairing. - Billy Rose ·It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt. - Mark Twain ·If at first you don't succeed, well, so much for skydiving. - Victor O'Reilly ·"Never moon a werewolf. "- Mike Binder ·"The main thing I like about New Yorkers is that they understand that their lives are a relentless circus of horrors, ending in death. As New Yorkers, we realize this, we resign ourselves to our fate, and we make sure that everyone else is as miserable as we are. Good town. "- Kyle Baker, Why I Hate Saturn ·"Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years. "- Anonymous ·"I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally. "- W. C. Fields ·"I think, therefore I'm single. "- Female philosopher ·"I sometimes go to my own little world, but that's okay, they know me there. "- Joel Hodgson ·"Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines. " - David Letterman ·"Men do not like to admit to even momentary imperfection. My husband forgot the code to turn off the alarm. When the police came, he wouldn't admit he'd forgotten the code. . . he turned himself in. " Rita Rudner
·The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you. ~Rita Mae Brown ·The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on. ~Elbert Hubbard ·In a society run by Democrats, man exploits man. In a society run by Republicans, it's the other way around. · "Most people think life sucks, and then you die. Not me. I beg to differ. I think life sucks, then you get cancer, then your dog dies, your wife leaves you, the cancer goes into remission, you get a new dog, you get remarried, you owe ten million dollars in medical bills but you work hard for thirty-five years and you pay it back and then -- one day --you have a massive stroke, your whole right side is paralyzed, you have to limp along the streets and speak out of the left side of your mouth and drool but you go into rehabilitation and regain the power to walk and the power to talk and then -- one day -- you step off a curb at Sixty-seventh Street, and BANG you get hit by a city bus and then you die. Maybe. "- Denis Leary ·"When it comes to thought some people stop at nothing. " ·"When you're run down the best thing to take is the license number. " ·A girl phoned me and said. . . Come on over there's nobody home. I went over. . . Nobody was home! ·If you think sex is a pain in the ass, you're doing it wrong. ·Sex is like a bridge game: If you don't have a good partner, you better have a good hand. ·I'm not overweight, I'm just nine inches too short. - Shelley Winters ·"I believe that sex is a beautiful thing between two people. Between five, it's fantastic. " - Woody Allen ·"My classmates would copulate with anything that moved, but I never saw any reason to limit myself. " - Emo Philips. ·"Teenagers, are you tired of being harassed by your stupid parents? Act now. Move out, get a job, and pay your own bills - while you still know everything. " John Hinde ·"Girls are like pianos. When they're not upright, they're grand. " Benny Hill
Success/Failure ·The greatest success is successful self-acceptance. - Ben Sweet ·When you finish second, no one knows your name. ·"To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work. " -Sister Mary Lauretta ·"Creating success is tough. But keeping it is tougher. You have to keep producing, you can never stop. "Pete Rose ·"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. "--Henry David Thoreau ·"The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. "-Voltaire ·"The secret of success is constancy of purpose. "--Benjamin Disraeli ·"Once you say you are going to settle for second, that's what happens to you. " - John F. Kennedy ·"If you don't do it excellently, don't do it at all. Because if it's not excellent, it won't be profitable or fun, and if you're not in business for fun or profit, what the hell are you doing there? "-Robert Townsend ·". . . this thing we call 'failure' is not falling down, but the staying down. "-Mary Pickford ·"Failure is usually the line of least persistence. " - Wilfred Beaver ·"Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. "-Coco Chanel ·"The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success. "-Irving Berlin ·Losing is worse than dying because you have to live with losing. ·Do one thing and do it better than anyone else. - O Redenbacher ·To follow, without halt, one aim: There's the secret of success. - Anna Pavlova ·Push the limits because if you never fail, you will never succeed. - NFG ·The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will. ·I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. - Bill Cosby ·"Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. "-Erica Jong ·It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail. - Gore Vidal ·Success has made failures of many men. - Cindy Adams ·No one can predict to what heights you can soar. Even you will not know until you spread your wings. ·Who begins too much accomplished little. - German proverb ·There are people who want to be everywhere at once, and they get nowhere. - Carl Sandburg ·The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
• Ability will never catch up for the demand for it. - Malcolm S. Forbes • "Success is living up to your potential. That's all. Wake up with a smile and go after life … Live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it. "-Joe Kapp
Time ·Forever was never till now. - unknown ·Today is the last day of the past. - Boris Yeltsin ·Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them. - Dion Boucicalt ·Middle age: when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you. - Ogden Nash ·Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. -- Phillips Brooks ·The older you get, the more you learn to see what you've been taught to see. When you're a kid, you see what's there. - Steven Wright ·You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by. ~James Matthew Barrie ·The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. - Fred Astaire' ·"I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. "Abraham Maslow ·People spend so much time. . . every single day. . . runnin round all over town givin their forever away. But no not me. . . I won't let my forever roam. . . Now i hope i can find my forever home. . . So give me your forever Not a day less will do. From you. - Ben Harper ·Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift - that's why we call it the present. ·Work expands to fill the time available for its completion. - Northcote Parkinson ·"Nothing ever goes away. " - Barry Commoner ·The trick is growing up without growing old. - CS ·Slow down - there is nothing more precious than now. ·Never let the clouds of the past cast shadows on your future. ·Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend. - The Ophrastuus ·These are the times to remember, cause they will not last forever; these are the days to hold on to, though we won't although we'll want to. ·You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future. - Jac ·Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead; Do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead. - Anna Cummins
·Every time I look in the past, I always wish I was there, I wish my youth would forever last. Why are these times so unfair? - Green Day ·You're only young once, and if you work it right, once is enough. - J. Lewis ·Sleep is not an extracurricular activity. - OW ·Yesterday…All my troubles seemed so far away. - Beatles ·What can be done at any time is never done at all. - English Proverb