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's one thing I'd be honored to share with every single member of this beautiful world, it's the wonderful words of wisdom and humor that I have had the blessed opportunity to come across thus far in life. I apologize if I am not able to understand/accept every friend request or poke...especially from those individuals whom I have not yet had the pleasure of knowing...but, I do hope that the following words can be an acceptable compensation. I hope you find the remaining time spent on my profile page somewhat worthwhile! And I truly do wish you...ALL the best in life :)**** ♥ ♥ Quotations ♥ ♥ (Links to Notes are at the very bottom of these) "What goes around, comes around." "Do (not) unto others as you would (not) have others do unto you." "Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate. A happy married life calls for constant commitment and concern for each other. So when you fall in love with a person, it’s important to love him or her the way he or she is and not the way you want him or her to change for you." -Barnett Brickner "I have but one dream....to live the dream that God has seen for me." -Me ... 8/21/11 "Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much." -John Wayne "God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere." -Voltaire "My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." -Maya Angelou "Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago." -Warren Buffett "The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities." -Ayn Rand "The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little." -Zig Ziglar "Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." -Janis Joplin "I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained." -Walt Disney
"My dreams do not idealize a face that lights up crowds but rather one that lights up whenever it sees the other in a crowd. People boast about their ability to rock a bed; I'd like to flaunt my partner's & my devotion to rocking one another's world. I long to give & receive an unmatchable size of heart rather than that of ego. My preference for pride is when it resides in our significant other & not simply in ourselves. And, last but not least, I wish to be the owner of & partner to a personality that considers character wealth - rather than the value of currency - as one's greatest asset. It's a long, yet ~simple~ list." -Me "Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall." -Confucius/RW Emerson "What is to give light must endure burning." -Viktor Frankel "Know thyself." -Socrates "PM_ stands for physical and mental stress. So let me cry freely, behave irrationally and eat your dessert. My mood swings are hormonal, not personal." (lol) -MSN Article "Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time." -Viktor Frankel "Complete honesty may come off as disingenuous to the suspicious while an exercise in naivety to those who attribute its practice as a weakness or liability. I say honesty is courage. Speaking lies never has and never will take guts; it's the truth that requires valor." -Duresameen Sheikh, my beautiful and insightful cousin "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...it's about learning to dance in the rain." [Dance with me, plz? Lol] -Anonymous (Courtesy of Zarina's wall) "We all want someone to love us without wanting to change us; yet, we do not think often enough whether or not we are even worth loving the way we actually are." -Me "An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind." -Mohandas Gandhi "Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal." -Benjamin Franklin "We loved with a love that was more than love." -Edgar Allan Poe "Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful."
-John Wooden "My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso." -Pablo Picasso "Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them." -Abraham Lincoln "When you worry, you are telling God you don't trust that He has everything under control." -Serenity Cummings (I, personally, borrowed this from Fitz's wall, lol) "Listen if you want to be heard" -John Wooden "Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence." -George Washington "I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it." -Maya Angelou "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." -Martin Luther King "If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals." -Lou Holtz "If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty." (ROFL!!) -Marilyn Monroe "Don't cry for a man who's left you; the next one may fall for your smile." -Mae West "There are always three speeches, for every one you actually give. The one you practice, the one you give, and the one you wish you had given." -Dale Carnegie "Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself." -Groucho Marx "Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do." -Bill Gates "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 "Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding." -Mohandas Gandhi "Forget injuries, never forget kindness." -Confucius "Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers." -G.K Chesterton "Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness." -Lao Tzu "For me, God is everything. And I gave it up to HIM, years ago, to send you to me when the time is right. So that when you shall arrive, I will love you as dearly as I love My Creator. And since I trust God's greatness, I do not doubt the wonders you will bring along with yourself, as His gift and blessing. ... Ke Honge Donon hi Ek: Khuda aur Mohabbat." -From My Heart...for My Future Hubby ♥ "The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things." -Ronald Reagan "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." -Joseph Addison "For every dark night, there's a brighter day." -Tupac Shakur "Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach." -Aristotle "You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of." -Jim Rohn "I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it." (lol) -Groucho Marx "Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies." -Friedrich Nietzsche "Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other." -Mark Twain "A woman should soften but not weaken a man." -Sigmund Freud
"It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding." -Erma Bombeck "Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own." -Paulo Coelho "One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'." -Napoleon Hill "Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been." -Mark Twain "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." -Nelson Mandela "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." -Abraham Lincoln "Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them." -Henry Ford "It is better to be looked over than overlooked." -Mae West "What do you despise? By this are you truly known." -Frank Herbert "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." -John Wayne "The trouble is that people seem to expect happiness in life. I can't imagine why; but they do. They are unhappy before they marry, and they imagine to themselves that the reason of their unhappiness will be removed when they are married. When it isn't they blame the other person, which is clearly absurd. I believe that is what generally starts the trouble." -Nancy Mitford "I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it." (lol!) -Alfred Hitchcock "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." -Bill Gates "Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker." -Frank Herbert
"If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves." -Carl Jung "As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others." -Bill Gates "Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot." -Groucho Marx "The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's." -G.K Chesterton "A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!" -Thomas Jefferson "Character building begins in our infancy, and continues until death." -Eleanor Roosevelt "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." -Ernest Hemingway "It is a cliché that most clichés are true; but then like most clichés, that cliché is untrue." -Stephen Fry "He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it." -Plato "Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." -Khalil Gibran "Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems." -Homer Simpson "There was never a bad peace or a good war." -Benjamin Franklin "Samaaj humse hai, Hum samaaj se nahi [We define Society; It does not define Us]." "Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common." -Dorothy Parker "Never ruin an apology with an excuse." -Benjamin Franklin "Jim Jones, David Koresh and Meir Kahane do not typify Christianity and Judaism in the eyes of the civilized West, but those same eyes are prone to see Osama bin Laden and Mullah Muhammad Omar as typifying Islam."
-Richard Bulliet "Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel." -H.G. Wells "The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed." -Henry Ford "'But man is not made for defeat,' he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.'" -Ernest Hemingway "Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." -Mark Twain "I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole." -Malcolm X "I had a dream that I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep." -Stan Laurel "If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play." -John Cleese "Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light." -Groucho Marx "Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are." -Kurt Cobain "Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat." -Mother Teresa "Karo Meherbani Tum Ehl-e-Zameen Par; Khuda Meherbaan Hoga Arsh-e-Bareen Par. [Share your blessings with the people of this world and God will grant you all the blessings of Heaven.]" "I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble." -Helen Keller "Curiosity killed the cat but satisfaction brought it back." -Eugene O'Neill "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." -Henry Ford
"If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are." -Mother Teresa "Be sure you first put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. " -Abraham Lincoln "Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." -Will Durant "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind." -Ralph Waldo Emerson "Know what you are talking about." -Pope John Paul II "Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth." -John F. Kennedy "Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long after they have departed." -Jim Rohn "One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat." -Napoleon Hill "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." -Bill Gates "The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space." -Marilyn Monroe "To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace." -Cicero "The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened." -John F. Kennedy "It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me." -Jim Morrison "The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own." -Theodor Adorno "Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors."
-Joseph Addison "Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much." -Oscar Wilde "The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action." -Frank Herbert "We should never negotiate out of fear, but we should never fear to negotiate." -John F. Kennedy "Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers." -Voltaire "When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory." -Friedrich Nietzsche "A child miseducated is a child lost." -John F. Kennedy "Try not to become a man of success but a man of value." -Albert Einstein "Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing." -Ayn Rand "Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young." -Theodore Roosevelt "The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible." -Arthur C. Clarke "'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?" -Homer Simpson "A woman always knows before getting into a relationship whether or not it will last or what it will lead to exactly. And yet, often, she chooses to ignore that initial gut instinct or tries to bargain with it (she believes she can change what she feels). That woman does all that she can to fight the gift that God has given her. And then she blames another for the heartbreak that she experiences in the end. Can she ever stop to ask herself: Who TRULY is to blame?" -Me (Sun, May 9, 2010) "If you make peaceful revolution impossible, you make violent revolution inevitable" -John F. Kennedy "I am the captain of my soul." -Nelson Mandela
"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light." -Helen Keller "I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit." -Khalil Gibran "Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something." -Plato "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." -John F. Kennedy "All we have to fear is fear itself." -Theodore Roosevelt "A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths are a statistic." -Joseph Stalin "Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding." -Albert Einstein "All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another." -Anatole France "There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: Time." -Napoleon I "They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price." -Khalil Gibran "Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong." -Calvin Coolidge "Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't." -Pete Seeger "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." -Mark Twain "With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying." -Johnny Depp
"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live." -Jim Rohn "The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism." -Napoleon Hill "When all is said and done, more is said than done." -Lou Holtz "Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean." -Confucius "To go too far is as bad as to fall short." -Confucius "Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." -Henry Ford "One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man." -Marlo Thomas "If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself." -Kris Kristofferson "Kaabil banno. Kaamyabi khud-ba-khud aapke peeche bhaage gi [Aim to be well-learned. Success will follow on its own]." -Aamir Khan in 3 Idiots "It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it." -Eleanor Roosevelt "Learning never exhausts the mind." -Leonardo da Vinci "Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow." -Helen Keller "Change is inevitable - except from a vending machine." -Robert C. Gallagher "Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic." -Frank Herbert "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."
-Anais Nin "If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn." -Ayn Rand "Vision without execution is just hallucination." -Henry Ford "There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be..." -John Lennon "Don't keep a person guessing too long - they're sure to find the answer somewhere else." -Mae West "There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important." -Jim Rohn "The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it." -Theodore Roosevelt "It is an accomplishment to be able to live life on one's own; yet, I do not think I would ever make the CHOICE of doing that - no matter how 'able' I might be." -Me "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." -Mohandas Gandhi "God gave men both [an ahem!] and a brain, but unfortunately not enough blood supply to run both at the same time." (LoL!!! I love guys. I do. But this was just way too funny to ignore :P) -Robin Williams "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." -Martin Luther King, Jr. "Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." -Martin Luther King "Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving." -Dale Carnegie "The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life." (Interesting...I wonder how true this holds in actuality.) -Sigmund Freud "He who talks more is sooner exhausted." -Lao Tzu
"It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well." -Rene Descartes "What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print." -Isadora Duncan "Ek teri chahat hai, aur ek meri chahat hai. Hoga wohi, jo meri chahat hai. Agar tune sapurdh ker diya, apne aapko, uss mein jo meri chahat hai; tho mai tujhe wo bhi doon ga, jo teri chahat hai. Magar 'gar tune mukhaalfath ki, uski jo meri chahat hai; tho mai thakaah doon ga tujhe uss mein, jo teri chahat hai. Phir hoga wohi, jo meri chahat hai." -Believe it to be God's voice to you "Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it." (LoL. Not entirely true but an entertaining statement all the same.) -Ronald Reagan "People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it." -George Bernard Shaw "Kehthe hain ke mohabbat ko aazmana ho tho apne pyar ko khud se dhoor jaane dho. Wo laut ke aaye, tho aapka hai; aur agar na aaye, tho kabhi aapka tha hi nahi. Par ye such koi nahi bayaan kertha, ke jo such mein aapka hotha hai, wo kabhi bhi aapko chorr ke jatha nahi. [They say if you love someone, let them go. If they return, they're yours; if they don't, they never were. Yet, the truth of sincere relationships is that the person who truly loves you...never leaves you in the first place.]" -What I Strongly Believe "If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual." -Frank Herbert "He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven." -Thomas Fuller "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time." -Mark Twain "If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax." -Abraham Lincoln "We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty." -Maya Angelou "Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending/mistake - sit down."
-Winston Churchill "Studying without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in." -Leonardo da Vinci "A man's true character comes out when he's drunk." -Charlie Chaplin "Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today." -Thomas Jefferson "Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it." -Napoleon Hill "Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned." -Buddha "It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there." -C. S. Lewis "I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one." -Blaise Pascal "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work." -Aristotle "Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one." -Bruce Lee/JFK "Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility." -Sigmund Freud "Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right." -Theodore Roosevelt "Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness and Have few desires." -Lao Tzu "Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman." -Coco Chanel "No man is ever old enough to know better." -Holbrook Jackson "It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go." -Jim Rohn
"Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge" -Plato "When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace." -Jimi Hendrix "Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it." -Confucius "Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex." -Karl Marx "Love does not alter the beloved but rather the lover." -Soren Kierkegaard "Be curious, not judgmental." -Walt Whitman "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." -Colin Powell "Death may be the greatest of all human blessings." -Socrates "Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it." -Colin Powell "The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity." -Miguel de Cervantes "Time is like the wind, it lifts the light and leaves the heavy." -Doménico Cieri Estrada "The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell." -Confucius "If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again." -Malcolm X "The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering." -Bruce Lee "Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous." -Georg C. Lichtenberg "Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained."
-Helen Keller "If at first you don't succeed then skydiving definitely isn't for you." (Lol) -Steven Wright "Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people." -Harry Fosdick "A good friend will always stab you in the front." -Oscar Wilde "If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere." -Zig Ziglar "Here's a solution to all of the controversy over the full-body scanners now being introduced at major airports. What is needed is a reinforced booth that you can step into, that will not X-ray you but rather detonate any explosive device that you may have on you. It would be a 'win-win' for everyone; there would be none of this crap about racial profiling and this method would eliminate a long and expensive trial. Justice would be quick and swift. Case closed! This is so simple that it's brilliant. I can see it now: You're in the airport terminal and you hear a muffled explosion. Shortly thereafter an announcement comes over the PA system, 'Attention standby passengers, we now have a seat available on flight number...'" [ROFL!!!!!] -biznine "I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him." -Eleanor Roosevelt "To LISTEN to another means to truly hear him/her out. It does NOT mean wishing for the other person to just hurry up and finish what they have to say so that the conversation may shift towards you and that YOU may do the talking (because you, wrongly, consider yourself to be the only right one in the exchange). LISTEN, and while you do so, do not spend time thinking of your own response to another's statement, do not pass judgment on what you hear, and - most importantly - do not listen w/o trying to UNDERSTAND (not from your own perspective, but from the SPEAKER'S point of view) what is being said. All that you must pass judgment on and say in response may be done so AFTER you have heard it all." -A Lecture I Gave that Changed Many of My Relationships for the Better "No doubt exists that all women are crazy; it's only a question of degree." (Lol!!!) -W. C. Fields "Life isn't measured by how many breaths you take, but by how many moments take your breath away." -In Dispute (lol) "In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director." -Alfred Hitchcock
"What does not destroy me, makes me strong." -Friedrich Nietzsche "Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all." -Dale Carnegie "Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one." -Marcus Aurelius "If you have no critics, you'll likely have no success." -Malcolm X "Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings." -Anais Nin "The highest result of education is tolerance." -Helen Keller "I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains." -Anne Frank "It's not the load that breaks you down; it's the way you carry it." -Lou Holtz "It is better to be alone than in bad company." -George Washington "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me.'" -Erma Bombeck "The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision." -Helen Keller "Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down." -Oprah Winfrey "Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it." -Salvador Dali "Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." -Joseph Addison "Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life."
-John Wooden "The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries." -Rene Descartes "You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life." -Zig Ziglar "I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong." -Abraham Lincoln "A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools." -Douglas Adams "Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming." -Jim Rohn "When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better." [Coy Smile...lol] -Mae West "Don't be concerned about others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others." -Confucius "Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God." -Ronald Reagan "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." -Lao Tzu "I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust [only those who are worthy], and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together." -Marilyn Monroe [with my personal edits] "A pure hand needs no glove to cover it." -Nathaniel Hawthorne "Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." -Helen Keller "Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it." -Buddha "Those who can not change their minds can not change anything."
-George Bernard Shaw "Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to." -Harry Emerson Fosdick "Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive." -Brian Clough "For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." -Nelson Mandela "The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed." -Mohandas Gandhi "A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions." -Confucius "A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned." -Benjamin Franklin "Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties." -Helen Keller "Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal." -Henry Ford "When the concern involves one's emotions, no subject is too trivial or exaggeratedly important. There is only what affects you, which NEEDS to be discussed." -My Personal Lesson Learned "If we don't end war, war will end us." -H.G. Wells "There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect." -G.K Chesterton "To say 'I love you' one must know first how to say the 'I'." -Ayn Rand "Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others." -Socrates "A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others." -Ayn Rand "If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere." -Groucho Marx
"I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better." -Maya Angelou "We never see ourselves as others see us." -Oliver Hardy "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." -Mohandas Gandhi "Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you." -Ralph Waldo Emerson "No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality." -Napoleon Hill "Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny." -Samuel Smiles "All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother." -Abraham Lincoln "Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one, [including yourself]." -Elvis Presley "Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do." -Bruce Lee "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." -Benjamin Franklin "Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." -Mother Teresa "I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I need to be." -Douglas Adams "One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others." -Nelson Mandela "There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love." -Bryant H. McGill "Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy and duty of life." -Theodore Roosevelt
"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed." -Theodore Roosevelt "Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment." -Fred Brooks "Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right. " -Abraham Lincoln "People living deeply have no fear of death." -Anais Nin "Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame." -Benjamin Franklin "Common sense is not so common." -Voltaire "Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions." -Georg C. Lichtenberg "I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act." -Abraham H. Maslow "Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days." -Zig Ziglar "You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you." -John Wooden "If any man claims the [African American] should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the [African American] section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim." -Robert Kennedy "Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. " -Edgar Allan Poe "A proverb is much matter distilled into few words." -R. Buckminster Fuller "The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it." -Harry Fosdick "What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul." -Jesus Christ
"If a person with multiple personalities threatens suicide, is that considered a hostage situation?" (ROFL) -Steven Wright "You never know what life is like, until you have lived it." -Marilyn Monroe "I know not what is best for me, so I pray to you this: Help me want only that which I need, and then bless me with both desires and necessities." -Me "If any of you cry at my funeral, I'll never speak to you again." -Stan Laurel (This is also MY msg to all my loved ones. Plz, trust me, I can never be in safer arms than when in the clutches of death, for then I will forever be w/ my dearest God...and that is truly what I've always wanted.) "Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one." -Tony Robbins "The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance." -Confucius "I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally." (LoL!!) -W. C. Fields "Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are." -Soren Kierkegaard "Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. " -Albert Einstein "Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth." -Albert Camus "Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well." -Jim Rohn "To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities." -Bruce Lee "Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise." -Lou Holtz "You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'" -George Bernard Shaw/Pablo Picasso/RFK "Better to die fighting for freedom than to be a prisoner all the days of your life." -Bob Marley
"I love this mascara, it's by Smashbox." -Shiva G "Well, your trying to take it off makes you look like u got smashed...By a box." -Zac P (LOL!!!!) "There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot." (LMBO!!!) -Steven Wright "No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it." -Helen Keller "When things go wrong don't go with them." -Elvis Presley "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." -Ralph Waldo Emerson "If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue." -Alice Duer Miller "People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion." -Anne Frank "Fashion changes, but style endures." -Coco Chanel "Unke dunyavi daulath ke kis-se sunn ker, Bathaiye hum kya kerein; Ke humne tho sirf gunnon ka hi hisaab-kithaab kerna seekha hai [What am I to do with all his talks of worldly riches; for it is his strength of character that truly defines his wealth]." -A Personal Statement (Aug 6, 2010) "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." -Aristotle "Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble." -George Washington "A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one." -Mary Kay Ash "I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." -Kurt Cobain "The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother." -John Wooden "Family not only need to consist of merely those with whom we share blood, but also of those for whom we'd give blood." -Charles Dickens
"When everything is coming your way, you're in the wrong lane." -Steven Wright "How do you tell a Communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin." -Ronald Reagan "You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour." -Jim Rohn "Dheen aur Duniya ko saath le ker chalna bohat zaroori hai [You have to walk the Journey of Life keeping Worldly Affairs and Religion hand-in-hand]." "If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation." -Napoleon Hill "You shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back." -Maya Angelou "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage." -Niccolo Machiavelli "Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself." -Ausonius "Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it." -Lou Holtz "In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't." -Blaise Pascal "One forgives to the degree that one loves." -Francois de La Rochefoucauld "For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted." -Jesus Christ "The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way." -Elvis Presley "One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do." -Henry Ford
"You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength." -Marcus Aurelius "The greatest creation on this planet; The individual with the most love-filled heart. She is the soul of all worldly children, The one who cares for us from the start. She teaches and gives us good, and rids and protects us from all that is bad. She is the one who fills our lives with endless joys, and wipes our tears when we are sad. She is the reason that we exist; She is the one who tells us to keep on living. She is the woman that deserves ever so much that, to her, We should never, ever stop giving. Today is a day that we celebrate mothers, But they celebrate us children every single day. Let us aim to return to them that same kind of love. Let us from now on love our mothers in THEIR special way. Happy Mother's Day" - My thoughts and feelings for all mothers (2010) "Man is made or unmade by himself and his choices." -James Allen "I cannot do everything; but, I can do something. I will not refuse to do that something that I can do. I am more than I know myself to be. I am. I am the power of my ambition...The adjective that expresses my life...The soul of my victory...And, boy, is winning an attitude. What I am looking for is not out there. It cannot be. It is within. It is in me. She is unbound by a stage. She is unbound by ANY stage. She is the face of the universe. She is the eye of [her nation]. I. Am. She." -Sushmita Sen (LOVE that woman!!!!!) inspired by Helen Keller "By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher." (LMBO!) -Socrates "Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?" -Marcus Aurelius "Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it." -Groucho Marx "Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern." -R. Buckminster Fuller "I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice." -Abraham Lincoln "If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to." -Dorothy Parker "Right now I'm having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before." -Steven Wright "When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I
do, then I'm already better than them." -Marilyn Monroe "It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste." -Henry Ford "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." -Anne Frank "It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself." -Eleanor Roosevelt "If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best." -Marilyn Monroe "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt." -Abraham Lincoln "Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile." -Mother Teresa "A leader leads by example, not by force" -Sun Tzu "Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast." -Marlene Dietrich "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." -Eleanor Roosevelt "Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment." -Dale Carnegie "Don't forget to love yourself." -Soren Kierkegaard "The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues." -Rene Descartes "If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles." -Benjamin Franklin "I know I am but mortal and so there-whilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it." -Elizabeth I of England "An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her."
-Agatha Christie "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change." -Charles Darwin "Don't criticize what you don't/can't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes." -Elvis Presley/Bob Dylan (the first clause) "Despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, I have not been able to answer... the great question that has never been answered: what does a woman want?" -Sigmund Freud "Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself." -Thomas J. Watson "Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going." -Jim Rohn "Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today." -Malcolm X "One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them." -Georg C. Lichtenberg "What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal." -Albert Pike "A master remains master only as long as the slave attributes him as such. The master's illusive power remains fueled only as long as the slave does not free himself, thereby affirming that it was indeed the slave who held the upper hand all along and defined his master. Those perceivably above you in class, status, and such only present an illusion of power. Uncloak the illusion and you will have empowered yourself." -Duresameen Sheikh "Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens." -Jimi Hendrix "Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain" -Henry Ford "I think that when people say they're lonely, what they're really saying is that they don't like their own company. And something should be done about that, because if you don't like your own company, then you're the victim of whoever passes by." -Diana de Vegh "First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win."
-Mohandas Gandhi "Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted." -John Lennon "Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays." -Soren Kierkegaard "There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else." -Sam Walton "If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten." -Tony Robbins "How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else." -R. Buckminster Fuller "Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." -George Bernard Shaw "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." -Dr. Seuss "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." -Ralph Waldo Emerson "'Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his." -Benjamin Franklin "Before you can control conditions, you must control yourself." -Napoleon Hill "How could I blame you for hurting me, when it was I who settled for less than what I wanted, and then let you believe that I was more than happy every step of the way? You lived the truth of your unworthiness; but I lived a lie of both my desires and my feelings. And so now I sit and wonder...how was I ever any better than you?" -Ahem...Ahem (lol) "You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it." -Malcolm X "You can never learn less, you can only learn more." -R. Buckminster Fuller "If it's a penny for your thoughts and you put in your two cents worth, then someone, somewhere is making a penny."
-Steven Wright "The true test of a mans character is what he does when no one is watching." -John Wooden "The best way to keep one's word is not to give it." -Napoleon Bonaparte "Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude." -Zig Ziglar "I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing." -Thomas A. Edison "You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him." -Lou Holtz "You can't create experience, you undergo it." -Albert Camus "It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to." -W. C. Fields "I am not now that which I have been." -Lord Byron "I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world." -Mohandas Gandhi "Cut my pie into four pieces, I don't think I could eat eight." -Yogi Berra "And, in the end, it all comes down to one thing, Mama: Find me a man whom I can mother and who'll baby me." (LoL) -Me, during those random sessions in which mother and daughter discuss what type of a guy would make a good son-in-law (rofl) "A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy." -Friedrich Nietzsche "The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him." -Niccolo Machiavelli "Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase." -Martin Luther King "If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine
your conscience." -Woodrow Wilson "Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?" -Friedrich Nietzsche "Getting out of jury duty is easy. The trick is to say you're prejudiced against all races." -Homer Simpson "Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams." -Ralph Waldo Emerson "If what you want is a sentiment that you can buy, then what you're feeling might not be love. [...] Don't buy it. Write it. And take your time." -Tom Chiarella "People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought, which they seldom use." -Soren Kierkegaard "There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered." -Nelson Mandela "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't." -Margaret Thatcher "One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency." -Arnold H. Glasow "Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power." -Lao-Tzu "The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it." -Henry Ford "No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true. " -Nathaniel Hawthorne "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." -Leonardo da Vinci "Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order." -John Adams "Here's all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy and men are stupid. And the
main reason why women are crazy is because men are stupid." -George Carlin "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly." -Buddha "We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery." -Samuel Smiles "Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be." -Mark Twain "Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." -Edward Murphy "Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." -John F. Kennedy "Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal." -Benjamin Franklin "Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?" -Erich Fromm "The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes." -Benjamin Disraeli "When anger rises, think of the consequences." -Confucius "Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war." -John Adams "A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." -Winston Churchill "Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -Pablo Picasso "Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced." -Soren Kierkegaard "Great acts are made up of small deeds." -Lao Tzu
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." -Groucho Marx "If you're in the luckiest one percent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 percent." -Warren Buffett "Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions." -Tony Robbins "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 "I do not want the peace which passeth understanding; I want the understanding which bringeth peace." -Helen Keller "Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people." -Eleanor Roosevelt "When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us." -Helen Keller "There is nothing to fear but fear itself." -Franklin D.Roosevelt "You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose." -Lou Holtz "With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion." -Edgar Allen Poe "It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about." -Dale Carnegie "That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim." -George C. Lichtenberg "I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." -Martin Luther King "The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me." -Ayn Rand
"To err is human; to forgive, divine." -Alexander Pope "To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing." -Aristotle "Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it." -Jim Rohn "If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today." -Bruce Lee "Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature." -Nathaniel Hawthorne "Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed." -Maria Montessori "We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same." -Anne Frank "At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want." -Lao Tzu "The heart has its reasons which reason knows not." -Blaise Pascal "I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think." -Socrates "Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it." -Lou Holtz "This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force." -Dorothy Parker "Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are." -Benjamin Franklin "I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it." -Pablo Picasso "The starting point of all achievement is desire. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat." -Napoleon Hill "Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art." -Miguel de Cervantes
"Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway." -John Wayne "When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too." -Paulo Coelho "The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury." -Marcus Aurelius "Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime." -Ernest Hemingway "A house divided against itself cannot stand. " -Abraham Lincoln "Either you run the day or the day runs you." -Jim Rohn "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." -Mae West "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou "The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power." -Mary Pickford "There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for." -Albert Camus "No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks." -James Allen "People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book." -Malcolm X "Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak." -Sun Tzu "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." -Benjamin Franklin "Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering." -Theodore Roosevelt
"You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you" -Dale Carnegie "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity." -Karl Marx "The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted." -Georg C. Lichtenberg "It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men." -Friedrich Nietzsche "Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience." -Miguel de Cervantes "I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back." -Abraham Lincoln "Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them." -John Wooden "Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound." -James Allen "Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction." -Blaise Pascal "If you can keep your head when all about you/ Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,/ If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you/ But make allowance for their doubting too;/ If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,/ Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,/ Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,/ And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:// If you can dream – and not make dreams your master,/ If you can think – and not make thoughts your aim;/ If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster/ And treat those two impostors just the same;/ If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken/ Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,/ Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,/ And stoop and build ‘em up with worn-out tools:// If you can make one heap of all your winnings/ And risk it all on one turn of pitch-and-toss,/ And lose, and start again at your beginnings/ And never breathe a word about your loss;/ If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew/ To serve your turn long after they are gone,/ And so hold on when there is nothing in you/ Except the Will which says to them: “Hold on!”// If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,/ Or walk with kings – nor lose the common touch,/ If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you;/ If all men count with you, but none too much;/ If you can fill the unforgiving minute/ With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,/ Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,/ And – which is more – you’ll be a Man, my son!" -Rudyard Kipling "Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength." -Sigmund Freud
"Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared." -Buddha "Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant." -Socrates "It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace." -Aristotle "Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity." -George Carlin "We make love behind closed doors but let the world know when we are upset with one another. Who does not understand that PDA stands for Public Displays of Affection and not Public Displays of Anger?" -Me! "The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong." -Mohandas Gandhi "Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it badly." -Paulo Coelho ***Continued Under Notes*** https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150329185083383 ***And JIC You're Interested**** 1) A Must Have Check-List: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150244076968383 2) A List Most People Can't Stand: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150244084343383
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