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Words of Wisdom

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Character is determined by what you accomplish when the excitement is gone.
Dance like there's nobody watching, love like you'll never get hurt, sing like there's nobody listening
Few wishes ever come true by themselves
Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed. -Mark Twain
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness. -Aristotle
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be. -Voltaire
He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little. -Horace
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
We must be our own before we can be another's. -Emerson
The light which experience gives is a lantern on the stern, which shines only on the waves behind us. - Samuel Coleridge
Those who go through life knowing exactly where they are going never get the chance to end up somewhere else.
Take time for what soothes your soul
Vision is the gift to see what others only dream
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun
Hasten to laugh at everything lest you be obliged to weep
Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment
Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. - Nelson Henderson
Knowledge is love and light and vision. - Helen Keller
The most important things in life aren't things.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least. - Goethe
Be a life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for. -David Starr Jordan
The price of greatness is responsibility. - Winston Churchill
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly in the distance but to do what lies clearly at hand. -Thomas Carlyle
Take honour from me, and my life is done -Richard II, Act i, Sc.1
Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.
One cannot consent to creep when one has an impulse to soar. - Helen Keller
Commit random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty.
We must never cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we began and to know the place for the first time. - T.S. Eliot
Good name, in man or woman, is the immediate jewel of their souls -Othello, Act iii, Scene 3
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. -Oscar Wilde
I shut my eyes in order to see. -Paul Gauguin
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. - William Faulkner
Carpe Diem! Seize the day!
The purest treasure mortal times afford, is spotless reputation -Richard II, Act i, Scene 1
The essences of life are color, music, and the freedom to express ourselves through creations. - Jivie
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none -All's Well, Act i, Scene 2
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Experience is the name we all give to our mistakes. -Oscar Wilde
Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood.
Its not enough to speak, but to speak true -Midsummer Nights Dream, Act v, Scene 1
No great artist ever sees things as they really are; if he did, he would cease to be an artist. -Oscar Wilde
Thus we play the fools with time; and the spirits of the wise sit in the clouds and mock us -Henry IV, Act ii, Scene 2
Education is a wonderful thing, provided you always remember that nothing worth knowing can ever be taught. -Oscar Wilde
To thine own self be true; and it must follow, as the night the day, thou can'st not then be false to any man -Hamlet, Act i, Scene 3
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched but are felt in the heart. - Helen Keller
If I lose mine honour, I lose myself -Anthony & Cleopatra, Act iii, Scene 4
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late -The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act ii, Scene 2
In this world there are only two tragedies; one is not getting what one wants, the other is getting it. -Oscar Wilde
Thy glass will show thee how thy beauties wear, thy dial how thy precious minutes waste – Sonnet 77
Society often forgives the criminal but it never forgives the dreamer. - Oscar Wilde
The silence often, of pure innocence persuades, when speaking fails. - Winters Tale, Act ii, Scene 2
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. - Oscar Wilde
Have more than though showest; speak less than thou knowest; lend less than thou owest – King Lear, Act i, Scene 4
Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice; take each man's censure but reserve thy judgement
Cowards die many times before their deaths, The valiant never taste of death but once
It's much easier to ride the horse in the direction he's going
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. - Measure for Measure, Act i, Scene 5


Obstacles

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Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts. - Winston Churchill
Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. - Helen Keller
What wound did ever heal but by degrees? - Othello, Act ii, Scene 3
If at first you don't succeed redefine success
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Heat is required to forge anything.
To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable. - Helen Keller
Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it. - Winston Churchill
Do what you can with what you have, where you are. - Theodore Roosevelt
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail. - Napoleon Hill
Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. - St. Francis of Assisi
If you're going to walk on thin ice, you might as well dance
Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child’s loss of a doll and a king’s loss of a crown are events of the same size. - Mark Twain
If you are going through hell, keep going. - Winston Churchill
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. -Albert Camus
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have. - Norman Vincent Peale
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal. - Napoleon Hill
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. - Helen Keller
That which we persist in doing becomes easier not that the nature of the task has changed, but our ability to do has increased. - Emerson
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit. - Napoleon Hill
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. - Edmund Hillary
If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere. - Frank A. Clark
The only person who cannot be helped is that person who blames others. - Carl Rogers


Success

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A winner is a dreamer who never quits.
And live every day as if it were your last. - Irish Proverb
Become who you are.
Begin it now. - Goethe
Big jobs usually go to the people who prove their ability to outgrow small ones. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Boldness has Genius, Power and Magic in it. - Goethe
Clear your mind of can't. - Samuel Johnson
Dance as if no one were watching, Sing as if no one were listening
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way. - Abraham Lincoln
Don't wait. The time will never be just right. - Napoleon Hill
Every wall is a door. - Emerson
Everyday is another chance to make your dreams come true.
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope. - Martin Luther
Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing. - Albert Schweitzer
Fall seven times, stand up eight. - Japanese Proverb
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. - Henry David Thoreau
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined.
GO FOR IT! Life is not a dress rehearsal.
Goals are dreams with deadlines...!!!
Great minds have purpose. Others have wishes. - Washington Irving
Great minds have purposes, little minds have wishes
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. - Thomas Jefferson
If a man does his best, what else is there? - General George S. Patton
If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.
If not now when?
If you can dream it, you can do it.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. That is where they should be. Now put the foundation under them. - Henry David Thoreau
If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest. - Publilius Syrus
Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, happiness, which is everything in the world. - Blaise Pascal
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high. - Henry David Thoreau
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings. -C. Archie Danielson
It is magnificent to grow older, if one keeps young while doing it
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare... it is because we do not dare that things are difficult. - Seneca
It is only when it is darkest that you can see the stars
Just don't give up ! Dream your goals and then live them!
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you too, can become great. - Mark Twain
Leadership is to be both a speaker of words and a doer of deeds
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. - Helen Keller
Life is too short to be little. - Benjamin Disraeli
Men succeed when they realize that their failures are the preparation for their victories. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Nurture your thoughts with great thoughts, to believe in the heroic, makes heroes.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar. -Helen Keller
One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life. -Edward Butler
Only a dreamers can make dreams come true!!
Only she who attempts the absurd, can achieve the impossible
Pay no attention to what the critics say... no statue has ever been erected to a critic. - Jean Sibelius
People prefer to follow those who help them, not those who intimidate them. - C. Gene Wilkes
Plan ahead... it wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. - Aristotle
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. - Les Brown
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. - Peter Marshall
Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. -St. Francis of Assisi
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. - Winston Churchill
Talent does what it can... genius does what it must.
Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand. - Chinese Proverb
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it. - Epicurus
The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. -Felix Adler
The Past is History, the Future is a Mystery, this Moment is a Gift- that's why it's called the Present.
The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested. -William Dean Howells
The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes the sooner you will be able to correct them. -Kimon Nicolaides
The word impossible is not in my dictionary.
They are able because they think they are able. - Vergil
Things do not change, we change. - Henry David Thoreau
To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Victory is not winning or losing, victory comes when you stand up for what you know is right
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle
We become what we think about all day long. - Wayne Dyer
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
What would you attempt to do...if you knew you could not fail?
Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well. - Lord Chesterfield
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. - Goethe
When in doubt wing it.
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. - George Washington Carver
While we are postponing, life speeds by. - Seneca
Who dares wins - Winston Churchill
You are only defeated, if you give up one more time than you get up.
You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. -Jack London
You see things, and you say 'Why?'; But I dream things that never were, and I say 'Why not?' - George Bernard Shaw
Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.


Business

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There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo
Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus. - Alexandra Bell
Imagine no limitations; decide what's right and desirable before you decide what's possible. - Brian Tracey
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way. - Abraham Lincoln
If you've tried your hand at almost everything and failed, why not try your head?
If you're smoking in here you'd better be on fire!
Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. -St. Francis of Assisi
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Every new idea is an impossibility until it is born
Creativity always dies a quick death in rooms that house conference tables


Home and Family

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If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.
We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.
A family stitched together with love seldom unravels.
Home, where you always find warm words on a cold day.
No success in life can compensate for failure in the home. -David O'McKay
A family is a gift that lasts forever.
Friends welcome, relatives by appointment.
Home is the place where we grumble the most and are loved the best.
Home is where they have to let you in.
I'd enjoy the day more if it started later!
M stands for Mom NOT Maid!
If I know what Love is, it's because of you.
Love is spoken here
Go Placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.
A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple.
My family tree is full of nuts.
A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you are.
Enter with a happy heart
Family ties are precious threads, no matter where we roam, They draw us close to those we love, and pull our hearts toward home
God Bless our Home.
Hearts that love are always in bloom.
Home is where your Honey is!
The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention.
Home is where your story begins
No matter what No matter where It's always home If love is there
Where there is great love there are always miracles
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and you can fool all of the people some of the time, but you can't fool Mom.
A house is built with boards & beams, A home is built with love & dreams


Housekeeping

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I hate four letter words... like Cook, Bake, Dust, and Wash.
No Husband Has Ever Been Shot While Doing The Dishes.
Laundry room: drop your drawers here.
I cleaned house yesterday. Sorry you missed it.
For maid service push button if no answer do it yourself!
Help wanted everyone in the house qualifies.
Dull women have immaculate homes!
Dust is a protective covering for furniture...Isn't it?
Dust is just a country accent.
I'm too busy to be organized.
Housework probably won't kill you...but why take chances


Christian

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Give us this day our daily bread... Matthew 6:11
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord! Psalm 66:1
Love one another as I have loved you. John 13:34
Hem your blessings with praise, lest they unravel.
The meek shall inherit the earth Matthew 5:5
In God's garden there is work to be done
I will joy in the God of my salvation. Hab 3:18
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:21
God shall be my hope, my stay, my guide, and lantern to my feet -Henry VI, Act ii, Sc.3
How do you sleep at night? Do you count sheep, Or do you talk to the Shepherd?
Faith doesn't panic.
The beginning of the most perfect man began in the most humble of homes.
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:2
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6
Whatever things are true, just, pure, lovely...if there be any praise, think on these things. Phillipians 4:8
I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. John 14:6
I am the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord. -Revelation 1:8
Ignorance is the curse of God, knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven -Henry VI, Act iv, Sc.7
Let never day nor night unhallowed pass, but still remember what the Lord hath done -Henry VI, Act ii, Sc.1
All things bright and beautiful All creatures great and small All things wise and wonderful The Lord God made them all
God, grant me the Senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.
And God befriend us, as our cause is just -Henry IV, Act v, Sc.1
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind Matthew 22:37
To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven Ecclesiastes 3
Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4
A friend loves at all times. Proverbs 17:17
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13
But take heart! For I have overcome the world John 16:33
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Matthew 6:33
Words without thoughts never to heaven go -Hamlet, Act iii, Sc.3
Heaven doth with us as we with torches do; not light them for themselves -M. for M, Act i, Sc.1
To thee I do commend my watchful soul, ere I let fall the windows of mine eyes; sleeping and waking, O, defend me still -Richard III, Act v, Sc.3
We, ignorant of ourselves, beg often our own harms, which the wise powers deny us for our good -Anthony & Cleopatra, Act ii, Scene1
Withold thine indignation, mighty heaven, and tempt us not to bear above our power -King John, Act v, Sc.6
God can heal a broken heart, but he has to have all the pieces.
And the work of righteousness shall be peace, and the effect of righteousness, quietness, and assurance forever. Isaiah 32:17
The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23
This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! 2 Corinthians 5:6
Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless. Mother Teresa


Aging

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I'm not aging...I'm marinating...
I'm not over the hill, I'm on the back nine.
If I could remember your name I'd ask you where I left my keys.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. -Mark Twain
It's not a empty nest until they get their stuff out of the attic
Do not regret growing old....It is a privilege denied many
Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.
Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old.
Growing old is mandatory, Growing up is optional.
Grandmas are angels in training.
Grandmas are just ancient little girls.
Grandkids keep hearts young.
Grandma's are earth angels.
I can see clearly now, the brain is gone. . .
I don't have hot flashes I have power surges
I just got lost in thought. It was unfamiliar territory.
I wouldn't be so spoiled, if someone would just spank my Grandma.
If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.
Be nice to your kids - they pick your nursing home.
Lying about my age is easier now since I sometimes forget what it is.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. Chinese Proverb
Never trust a woman who tells you her real age; a woman who tells you that would tell you anything. -Oscar Wilde
Count your age by friends - not years, Count your life by smiles - not tears
Before you give someone a piece of your mind, make sure you can get by with what is left
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist, except an old optimist. -Mark Twain
Men become old, they never become good. -Oscar Wilde
The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything. -Oscar Wilde
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little. -Mark Twain
There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy. -Twain
To regain my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or become respectable. -Oscar Wilde


Happiness

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She who laughs, lasts.
Everyone smiles in the same language.
Live well… Laugh Often …Love Much.
Let the sun shine in
The laughter of children is an international language.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be. - Voltaire
People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln
Happiness is like honey you pass it around but some of it will stick to you.
Happiness is a country collection!
Happiness is being married to your best friend.
Happiness is a long, hot bubble bath.
Happiness isn't found in things you possess but in what you have the courage to release.
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness. - Thomas Jefferson
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. - Mark Twain
Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love. - Leo Buscaglia
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. - Helen Keller
The more you let go of people and things, the fewer obstacles you will have on your life's journey. - Wayne Dyer
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved. - Victor Hugo
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
Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the self-same well from which your laughter rises was often-times filled with your tears. -Kahlil Gibran
As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision. - Helen Keller
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. -Mark Twain
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused.
Happiness is a butterfly which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. -Nathaniel Hawthorne


Humorous

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Anyone who says money can't buy happiness doesn't know where to shop.
Better days are coming, they are called Saturday and Sunday
I don't repeat gossip . . . so listen closely the first time!
Men are like parking spaces, all the good ones are taken and the rest are handicapped.
Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. Groucho Marx
A woman's work that is never done is the stuff she asked her husband to do
A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.
I try to lose weight, but it keeps finding me
No man has been shot while doing the dishes.
When all is said and done, more is said than done
A closed mouth gathers no feet
A bad day fishing is better than a good day working.
Most people want to serve God... but only in an advisory capacity.
Crafts Are Cheaper Than Therapy
Forbidden fruits create many jams.
Don't be so open-minded your brains fall out.
Work is for people who don't know how to fish.
If guns kill people, then it must be said that pencils misspell words.
Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.
Dear Lord - if you can't make me skinny... please make my friends fat!
Dear Lord, I need your arm around my shoulder, and your hand over my mouth
Want to make God laugh? Tell him your future plans. Woody Allen
Brain cells come and brain cells go.....but fat cells last forever
How hard it is for women to keep counsel ! -Julius Caesar, Act ii, Scene 3
Don't spend money you haven't earned to buy things you don't need to impress people you don't like.
Don't sweat petty things....or pet sweaty things.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles. -Doug Larson
I had to quit jogging for health reasons...My thighs were rubbing together so much my underpants caught on fire
If nobody knows the troubles you've seen, you don't live in a small town.
There is nothing you can say in answer to a compliment. I have been complimented myself a great many times, and they always embarrass me—I always feel that they have not said enough. -Mark Twain
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. -Mark Twain
If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.
Wit is educated insolence -Aristotle
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. -Oscar Wilde
Ignorance is bliss only when you have more money than you know what to do with.
I sometimes think that God, in creating man, rather overestimated His ability. -Oscar Wilde
I can please one person per day. Today is not your day. Tomorrow's not looking too good either.
Give a man an inch and he'll think he's a ruler.
Marriage is made in heaven; but then, so are thunder and lightening.
Love, honor and negotiate. -Alan Loy McGinnis
My wife and I have an agreement. I don't try to run her life and I don't try to run mine. (Anonymous)
Whoever thinks marriage is a 50-50 proposition doesn't know the half of it. -Franklin P. Jones
Husband for sale. Remote included.
I know God won't give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he wouldn't trust me so much. Mother Teresa
If I can't be seen, I'm on the green
Eat Dessert First
Lord help me be the person my cat thinks I am!
Never trust a skinny cook.
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
I started out with nothing, and I still have most of it.
The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.
Despite the cost of living, have you noticed how it remains so popular?
I only golf on days that end with Y.
Please don't lie to me, unless you're absolutely sure I'll never find out the truth.
Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. - Albert Einstein
A waist is a terrible thing to mind.
He's not dead... he's electroencephalographically challenged.
I feel like I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.
Those who live by the sword... get shot by those who don't.
When the chips are down, the buffalo is empty.
I just got lost in thought. It was unfamiliar territory.
A day without sunshine is like, well, night.
Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.
Dear Lord, if you can't make me skinny, please make my friends fat
He who laughs last thinks slowest.
Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed. - Winston Churchill
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject. - Winston Churchill
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information around. -Oscar Wilde
Ignorance is a rare exotic fruit; touch it, and the bloom, has gone. -Oscar Wilde
The only duty we owe history is to rewrite it. -Oscar Wilde
Work is the curse of the drinking classes. -Oscar Wilde
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. -Oscar Wilde
Fashion is what one wears oneself; what is unfashionable is what other people wear. -Oscar Wilde
Punctuality is the thief of time. -Oscar Wilde
The only thing worse in the world than being talked about is not being talked about. -Oscar Wilde
Nothing succeeds like excess. -Oscar Wilde
I can resist everything except temptation. -Oscar Wilde
I have very simple tastes, I am always satisfied with the very best. -Oscar Wilde
Whenever people agree with me, I always feel I must be wrong. -Oscar Wilde
I shall have to die, as I have lived, beyond my means. -Oscar Wilde
To regain my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or become respectable. -Oscar Wilde
I had some words with my wife, and she had some paragraphs with me.
Marriage is a three ring circus: Engagement ring, wedding ring and suffering.
The opinions expressed by the husband in this house are not necessarily those of the management.
Sometimes I wake up grumpy...Sometimes I let him sleep in!
95% of this game is half mental. -Yogi Berra
There are only two truly infinite things, the universe and stupidity. And I am unsure about the universe. -Albert Einstein


Friendship

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Old friends make the best antiques
Gather flowers and friends in bunches
May all who enter as guests... leave as friends.
The best mirror is an old friend
Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless. -Mother Teresa
When I count my blessings, I count you twice
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
It takes a long time to grow old friends
Dear Lord, if you can't make me skinny, please make my friends fat
Memories are to friendships what colors are to the sunset.
Friends are the flowers in the garden of life.
It is nice to important, but more important to be nice.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth. -George Washington
Friends are the chocolate chips in the great cookie of life.
The most beautiful discovery true friends can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. -Elisabeth Foley
To the query, "What is a friend?" Aristotle replied, "A single soul dwelling in two bodies."
May the road rise to meet you...May the wind be always at your back...May the sun shine warm upon your face, And rains fall soft upon your fields...And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of His hand. Irish Blessing


Children & Babies

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A baby brings a little bit of heaven down to earth..
A baby is a bit of stardust blown from the hand of God.
A baby is God's way of saying the world should go on.
A bundle of joy...our little boy
A bundle of joy...our little girl
A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend.
A daughter is a love that lasts a lifetime.
A daughter is just a little girl who grows up to be a friend.
A dream is a wish the heart makes
A face without freckles is like a sky without stars
All because two people fell in love..
All that I am or hope to be I owe to My Mother. -Abraham Lincoln.
All things bright and beautiful. All creatures great and small. The Lord God made them all.
Babies have a wonderful way of teaching you how much sleep you really need
Believe in Yourself
Best friends are we, my sister and me
Children are like seeds, water them and they will grow
Children are our most valuable natural resource. - Herbert Hoover
Cleaning house while kids are still growing is like shoveling - snow while it's still snowing!
Dare to dream, dare to try, dare to fail, dare to succeed. - G. Kingsley Ward
Discover wildlife - Have kids.
Dream a little dream
Every mother is a working mother
Fly with the angels. Dance with the stars.
Follow Your Dreams
God bless our little angel.
Good Morning Sunshine!
Good night sweet prince.
Good night, sweet prince, and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest -Hamlet, Act v, Sc.2
Hey diddle diddle the cat and the fiddle the cow jumped over the moon. The Little Dog laughed to see such a sight and the Dish ran away with the Spoon.
Hitch your wagon to a star. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A boy's will is the wind's will, and the thoughts of youth are long, long thoughts. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I am a child of God
I Believe I Can Fly
If a mother's place is in the home, why am I always in the car?
If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?
If you can dream it, you can do it.
I'm so glad there is You!
It doesn't matter if you win or lose, it's how you play the game.
It is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us. - Dickens
It's not having what you want that counts, it's wanting what you have.
Little Boy Blue, come blow your horn, The Sheep's in the meadow, the cow's in the corn, Where is the boy who looks after the sheep? He's under the haystack, fast asleep.
Little girls are precious gifts wrapped in love serene, their dresses tied with sashes, their futures tied with dreams.
Look what I can do!
Luck is preparation met with opportunity.
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle-shells, and pretty maids all in a row.
Never, never, give up! - Winston Churchill
Prince
Princess
Princess sleeping
Rain rain go away come again some other day
Raising a teenager is like nailing Jell-O to the wall.
Reach for the Moon...if you miss...you'll still be among the stars.
Remember that your children are not your own, but are lent to you by the Creator. -Mohawk Proverb
Row, row, row your boat. Gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, Life is but a dream
Say Your Prayers
Sent from above our sweet bundle of love..
Sisters by chance, friends by choice
Sisters make the best friends.
Small wonders bring special joys!.
Snips and snails and puppy dog tails - that's what little boys are made of.
Special Things Come in Small Packages.
Star light, star bright, First star I see tonight, I wish I may, I wish I might, Have the wish I wish tonight.
Stars are the flowers of heaven.
Sugar and spice and everything nice - that's what little girls are made of.
Sweet dreams Sleep tight We love you Good night..
The bond between sisters is sometimes tightly woven, sometimes loosely held, but never broken.
The happiest families are those in which the children are properly spaced...about 10 feet apart.
The laughter of children is an international language.
The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things. -Plato
There are two things a child will share willingly - Chicken pox and his mother's age.
There are two things we should give our children - One is roots and the other is wings.
There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy’s life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure. -Mark Twain
Twinkle, twinkle in your eyes, are you an angel in disguise?
Twinkle twinkle little star How I wonder what you are Up above the world so high Like a diamond in the sky
We can't all be stars, but we can all twinkle.
What you are is God's gift to you, what you become is your gift to God
When in doubt, tell the truth - Mark Twain
When you believe in yourself, the possibilities are endless...
With every little baby’s birth God sends his love and joy to earth..
Wynken, Blynken and Nod one night, sailed off in a wooden shoe.
You are my Sunshine, my only Sunshine.
You can grow up to be anything you want to be
You can't scare me...I have children!
You're one in a million
You're really measuring up!


Relationships & Love

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I love you more than yesterday, and less than tomorrow
Two lives, two hearts joined together in friendship united forever in love
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach...
The simple lack of her is more to me than others presence.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
As we grow old together, As we continue to change with age, There is one thing that will never change...I will always keep falling in love with you.
I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
My mind needs knowledge, my heart needs love, my soul needs you.
Forever, for always, no matter what...
And they lived happily ever after...
If kisses were raindrops I'd send you a storm
Sweetheart...I love you!
There is no place I'd rather be than with thee
I love the feeling I feel, when I feel this feeling for you.
The heart has it's reasons which reason cannot know
I love you more than you will ever know
You are so beautiful to me
I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.
Be my “all time” valentine, 'cause you'll always have my heart
Be my Valentine!
More than ever before it's you I adore. Happy Valentines Day!
You are my love, my friend, my life...
You are the love of my life. Be my Valentine!
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. David Viscott
O, beauty, till now I never knew thee! -Henry VIII, Act i, Sc.4
Thou art as wise as thou art beautiful -Midsummer Nights Dream, Act iii, Sc.1
For where thou art, there is the world itself, and where though art not, desolation -Henry VI, Act iii, Sc.2
If music be the food of love, play on -Twelfth Night, Act i, Sc.1
Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.
The heart that loves is always young.
Those who give love gather love
Happiness is being married to your best friend.
Sometimes I wake up grumpy...Sometimes I let him sleep in!
Choose thy life, love thy choice
I love you more today than yesterday...Yesterday you really got on my nerves
I've tried it all and nothing is sweeter than love.
If you walk in love, you walk with angels
Life is the flower for which love is the honey
Do not marry a person that you know you can live with; only marry someone that you cannot live without.
May your day be fashioned with joy, sprinkled with dreams, and touched by the miracles of love.
Love demands all and has a right to it. -Ludwig van Beethoven
We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. - Winston Churchill
When you have the choice between being right and being kind just choose kind. - Wayne Dyer
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. -Peter Ustinov
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read. - Mark Twain
To love and win is the best thing, to love and lose the next best. -William Thackeray
In any relationship in which two people become one, the end result is two half people. - Wayne Dyer
Love and you shall be loved. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground. - Stephen Covey
When indeed shall we learn that we are all related one to the other, that we are all members of one body? - Helen Keller
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another. - Luciano de Crescenzo
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. - Kahlil Gibran
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console to be understood as to understand to be loved as to love - St. Francis
Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. - Voltaire
All everything that I understand I understand only because I love. -Leo Tolstoy
We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past but by the love we’re not extending in the present. -Marianne Williamson
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. -Albert Einstein
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. -Robert Frost
Love is not blind it sees more not less. But because it sees more it is willing to see less. -Rabbi Julins Gordon
The course of true love never did run smooth -Mid N Dream, Act i, Sc.1
Thy eternal summer shall not fade -Sonnet 18
Love's gentle spring doth always fresh remain -Venus & Adonis
Love that well which thou must leave ere long -Sonnet 73
O, how this spring of love resembleth the uncertain glory of an April day -Two G of V, Act i, Sc.3
O, spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou ! -Twelfth N, Act i, Sc.1
Sweet, above thought I love thee -Troilus & C, Act iii, Sc.1
Sacred and sweet was all I saw in her -T of the S, Act i, Sc.1
They do not love that do not show their love -Two G of V, Act i, Sc.2
When you depart from me sorrow abides, and happiness takes his leave -Much Ado About Nothing, Act i, Sc.1
Love sought is good, but given unsought is better -Twelfth N, Act iii, Sc.1
A contract of eternal bond of love confirm'd by mutual joinder of hands -Twelfth Night, Act v, Sc.1
God, the best maker of marriages, combine your hearts in one! -Henry V, Act v, Sc.2
O, two such silver currents, when they join, do glorify the banks than bound them in -King John, Act ii, Sc.2
Not Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn the living record of your memory -Sonnet 55
He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again -Hamlet, Act i, Scene 2
Oh! you gods, why do you make us love your goodly gifts, and snatch them straight away ? -Pericles, Prince of Tyre, Act iii, Scene 1
Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow -Romeo & Juliet, Act ii, Scene 2
Safe may'st thou wander, safe return again ! -Cymbeline, Act iii, Scene 5
Sleep dwell upon thy eyes, peace in thy breast -Romeo & Juliet, Act ii, Scene 2
Everything that grows holds in perfection but a little moment -Sonnet 15
Do thy worst old Time; despite thy wrong, my love shall in my verse ever live young -Sonnet 19
Age cannot whither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety -Anthony & Cleopatra, Act ii, Scene 2
Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love -Taming of the Shrew, Act iv, Scene 7
She looked yesternight fairer than ever I saw her look, or any woman else -Troilus & Cressida, Act i, Scene 1
Women may fall when there's no strength in men -Romeo & Juliet, Act ii, Scene 3
Woman will love her, that she is a woman more worth than any man; men, that she is the rarest of all women -Winter's Tale, Act v, Scene 1
A fisherman lives here with the catch of his life
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher...And that is a good thing for any man. - Socrates
Women are meant to be loved, not understood -Oscar Wilde
The happiness of a married man depends on the people he has not married. -Oscar Wilde
The proper basis for a marriage is mutual misunderstanding. -Oscar Wilde
When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband; when a man marries again; it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck, men risk theirs. -Oscar Wilde
I have always been of the opinion that a man about to get married should know either everything or nothing. -Oscar Wilde
The book of life begins with a man and woman in a garden; it ends with revelations. -Oscar Wilde
Live by the sun, Love by the moon


Sayings from Around the World

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Go out from your village: don't let your village go out from you. Afghanastani Proverb
A mother and daughter fought, and a fool thought they meant it Afghanastani Proverb
There is a path to the top of even the highest mountain Afghanastani Proverb
He who runs after good fortune runs away from peace. African Saying
Men fall only in order to rise. African Proverb
God conceals himself from the mind of man, but reveals himself to his heart. African Proverb
One falsehood spoils a thousand truths. Ashanti of Ghana
The ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people. Ashanti of Ghana
It is the calm and silent water that drowns a man. Ashanti of Ghana
Children are the reward of life. Congolese Proverb
Sleep is the cousin of death. Congolese Proverb
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. Ethiopian Proverb
The fool speaks, the wise man listens. Ethiopian Proverb
A silly daughter teaches her mother how to bear children. Ethiopian Proverb
Talking with one another is loving one another. Kenyan Saying
Where you will sit when you are old shows where you stood in youth. Yoruban Saying
If you damage the character of another, you damage your own. Yoruban Saying
Ask the experienced rather than the learned. Arabic Proverb
He who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. Arabic Proverb
God sells knowledge for labor - honor for risk. Arabic Proverb
Better a thousand enemies outside the house than one inside. Arabic Proverb
Every delay has its blessings. Arabic Proverb
The mind is for seeing, the heart is for hearing. Arabic Proverb
Beware of people who dislike cats. Irish Proverb
Of all the stratagems, to know when to quit is the best. Chinese Proverb
Better to light a candle, than to curse the darkness. Chinese Proverb
Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot. Chinese Proverb
Light is good from whatever lamp it shines. Chinese Proverb
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. Chinese Proverb
The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best is now. Chinese Proverb
Do not forget the little kindnesses, and do not remember small faults. Chinese Proverb
To understand your parents' love, bear your own children. Chinese Proverb
An inch of gold cannot purchase an inch of time. Chinese Proverb
The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world. English Proverb
If you are on a road to nowhere, find another road. Ashanti of Ghana
Let your love be like the misty rain; coming softly, but flooding the river. Madagascar
The beginning and the end reach out their hands to each other. Chinese Proverb
It isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the grain of sand in your shoe. Chinese Proverb
The wise adapt themselves to circumstances, as water moulds itself to the pitcher. Chinese Proverb
It's no delay to stop to edge the tool. Irish Proverb
The older the fiddle the sweeter the tune. Irish Proverb
Patience can conquer destiny. Irish Proverb
A silent mouth is sweet to hear. Irish Proverb
Better one good thing that is than two good things that were. Irish Proverb
He who can follow his own will is a king. Irish Proverb
You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. Irish Proverb
Better the coldness of a friend than the sweetness of an enemy. Irish Proverb
May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past. Irish Proverb
A wild goose never reared a tame gosling. Irish Proverb
A drink precedes a story. Irish Proverb
The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind finely. Irish Proverb
The light heart lives long. Irish Proverb
He who lives with hope dies happy. Mexican Proverb
Conversation is food for the soul. Mexican Proverb
It is less of a problem to be poor, than to be dishonest. Anishinabe Proverb
If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come. Arapaho Proverb
Life is not separate from death. It only looks that way. Blackfoot Proverb
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. Cherokee Proverb
Wisdom comes only when you stop looking for it and start living the life the Creator intended for you. Hopi Proverb
When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard. Lakota Proverb
Force, no matter how concealed, begets resistance. Lakota Proverb
If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies in yourself. Minquass Proverb
Remember that your children are not your own, but are lent to you by the Creator. Mohawk Proverb
The soul would have no rainbow if the eye had no tears. Native American Saying
Who cares well for cats will marry as happily as he or she could ever wish. French Proverb
He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes. Chinese Proverb


Pets

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And thou shalt have dominion over all the beasts - except, of course, for cats.
Nine lives each cat may surely measure; may yours be nine times filled with pleasure.
A dog is prose; a cat is a poem. -Jean Burden
No matter how much cats fight, there always seems to be plenty of kittens. -Abraham Lincoln
Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later. -Mary Bly
Cats are like potato chips - no one can have just one
Dogs have owners. Cats have staff.
God gave us dogs in order to teach us to love.
If I ever want to hear the pitter patter of little feet, I'll put shoes on my dog.
If I ever want to hear the pitter patter of little feet, I'll put shoes on my cat.


Holidays

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I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all year. -Charles Dickens
Holiday memories warm even the coldest of days.
God bless us, everyone! Tiny Tim
Let it Snow!
Believe!
Hoppy Easter


Patriotism & Politics

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The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them. -Mark Twain
Democracy is simply the bludgeoning of the people for the people by the people. -Oscar Wilde
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future. -Leonard Bernstein
What is conservatism? Is it not the adherence to the old and tried against the new and untried? -Abraham Lincoln
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. -John F. Kennedy
A liberal is a conservative who's been arrested. A conservative is a liberal who's been mugged.
In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these. -Paul Harvey


Gardening

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Gardeners don't get old...They just go to pot.
Gardeners know the best dirt.
I dig gardening!
In God's garden there is work to be done
Love makes everything grow


Crafts

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I am a material girl. Wanna see my fabric collection?
I am a quilter and my house is in pieces.
I don't need to get organized, I just need a bigger sewing (craft) room.
I will cross that stitch when I come to it!
My husband let's me have all the craft supplies I can hide.


Kitchen

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Carrot cake should count as a serving of vegetables.
Chocolate...Coffee...Men...Some things are better rich!
Consider the tea pot. It's up to it's neck in hot water yet it keeps on singing
Countless number of people have eaten in this kitchen and gone on to lead perfectly normal lives.
Forget love, I'd rather fall in chocolate!
God blesses this kitchen but......He doesn't clean it.
Grandma's kitchen... kid's eat free!
Hard work is the yeast that raises the dough
Help keep this kitchen clean...Eat out.
How can I go on a diet . . . the fridge is still full
I kiss better than I cook!
I love a man with dishpan hands
I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I even put it in the food.
I'd stop eating chocolate, but I'm no quitter
Ice Tea 5 Cents: Housewine of the South
If you don't like my cooking, lower your standards
Kiss the Cook!
Life's uncertain, eat dessert first!
My next house will have no kitchen just vending machines
Never enough Thyme!
No matter where I serve my guests . . . it seems they like my kitchen best!
Hey good lookin'...What's cookin'?
Bon Appetit!


Bathroom

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"Bear" bottoms are acceptable here
God made just so many perfect heads the rest he covered with hair.
Bath Time
Happiness is a long, hot bubble bath.
Here I am! Now, what are your other two wishes?
I believe in getting into hot water, it keeps you clean
If you sprinkle when you tinkle, be a sweetie and wipe the seatie
There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know any.


Cabin

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Early to bed, early to rise, fish all day, tell BIG lies
Fishing permit required but a worm works better.
FISHING......A reel sport.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. . . teach a man to fish and you get rid of him on weekends
If the hat can't be seen . . . I'm on the green
If the hat is missin' . . . I've gone fishin'
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles. -Doug Larson
Work is for people who don't know how to fish.


Music

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A book is a story for the mind. A song is a story for the soul. -Eric Pio


Learning & Education

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A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
A teacher affects eternity; she can never tell where her influence stops.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. -Jose Luis Borges
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. -Ambrose Bierce
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow. -Woodrow Wilson
The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Experience is a good school, but the fees are high. -Heinrich Heine
Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom.
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say. -Will Durant
One learns through the heart, not the eyes or intellect. -Mark Twain
Imagination is more important than knowledge. -Albert Einstein
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul. -Joseph Addison
Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. -Jules de Gaultier
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generation—such is a pleasure beyond compare. -Kendo Yoshid
If it can't be expressed in figures, it is not science; it is opinion. -Lazarus Long
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. -Rudyard Kipling
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains it's original dimensions. -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The more that you read the more things you'll know. The more that you learn the more places you'll go.
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth. -Samuel Johnson
Develop a passion for learning, if you do you'll never cease to grow. -Anthony J. D'Angelo


 
     
 
 

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