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Whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to cast it down. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful. - Paul Sweeney
It is the final proof of God`s omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us. - Peter De Vries
No matter how much you disagree with your kin, if you are a thoroughbred you will not discuss their shortcomings with the neighbors. - Tom Thompson
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life. - Robertson Davies
The presidency is temporary-but the family is permanent. - Yvonne De Gaulle
Anarchy - it`s not the law, it`s just a good idea. - Unknown
My friend I consider you my brother. I know we are not blood, and blood is thicker than water, but your body already has all the blood it needs. You will always need water. - Eric Pio
.....if you`re driving down the highway in the middle of the night and you see a sign that says Bridge Out, pray for some intellectual understanding of that message, or you`re going to have an experience you`ll never forget - Dag Hammarskjld
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law. - Hubert Humphrey
Happiness is the only sanction of life where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment. - George Santayana
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled sea of thought. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes. - Mickey Mouse
Le sens commun n`est pas si commun (Common sense is not so common) - Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Nothing happens unless first a dream. - Carl Sandburg
If I was the head of a country that lost a war, and I had to sign a peace treaty, just as I was signing I`d glance over the treaty and then suddenly act surprised. `Wait a minute I thought WE won` - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
You look at where you`re going and where you are and it never makes sense, but then you look back at where you`ve been and a pattern seems to emerge. And if you project forward from that pattern, then sometimes you can come up with something. - Robert M. Pirsig
No one ever promised that the fastest horse in the race was the easiest one to ride. on managing talented people - Eric J. Joiner, Jr.
Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television. - David Letterman
He who requires urging to do a noble act will never accomplish it. - Kahlil Gibran
The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. - Will Rogers
We are usually the best men when in the worst health. - English Proverb
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods. - Maxine Hong Kingston
He who wants a rose must respect the thorn. - Persian Proverb
Above all, we are coming to understand that the arts incarnate the creativity of a free people. When the creative impulse cannot flourish, when it cannot freely select its methods and objects, when it is deprived of spontaneity, then society severs the root of art. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Slow and steady wins the race. - Robert Lloyd
As the poet said, `Only God can make a tree` -- probably because it`s so hard to figure out how to get the bark on. - Woody Allen
I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work the more of it I seem to have. - Coleman Cox
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles. - George Jean Nathan
All action is of the mind and the mirror of the mind is the face, its index the eyes. - Cicero
The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in the closet. - Phillip Earl Stanhope
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak and that it is doing God`s service when it is violating all his laws. - John Quincy Adams
He that is of a merry heart hasth a continual feast. - Biblical Proverb
Human beings are full of emotion, and the teacher who knows how to use it will have dedicated learners. It means sending dominant signals instead of submissive ones with your eyes, body and voice. - Leon Lessinger
Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces. - Austin O'Malley
Whenever I need to get away,`` I just get away in my mind. I go to my imaginary spot, where the beach is perfect and the water is perfect and the weather is perfect. The only bad thing there are the flies. They`re terrible - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Let each man exercise the art he knows. - Aristophanes
The entire essence of America is the hope to first make money -- then make money with money -- then make lots of money with lots of money. - Paul Erdman
History is little else than a picture of human crimes and misfortunes. - Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
The way to succeed is to double your error rate. - Thomas John Watson, Sr.
God never built a Christian strong enough to carry today`s duties and tomorrow`s anxieties piled on top of them. - Theodore Ledyard Cuyler
Delay always breeds danger. - Miguel de Cervantes
Winning is important to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I`m doing. - Phil Jackson
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently. - Agnes de Mille
Yes, Love indeed is light from heaven A spark of that immortal fire With angels shared, by Allah given To lift from earth our low desire. - George Gordon Byron
We need not think alike to love alike. - Francis David
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. - Henry David Thoreau
One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds. - Mahatma Gandhi
Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart. - Martin Luther
So you see, imagination needs moodling - long, inefficient, happy idling, dawdling and puttering. - Brenda Ueland
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these. - George Washington Carver
Questions are the creative acts of intelligence. - Frank Kingdon
The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be. - Oprah Winfrey
At college age, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can`t tell who the best people are. That worries the hell out of me. - Barnaby C. Keeney
He`s simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed. - Hector Hugh Munro
Do not trust your memory it is a net full of holes the most beautiful prizes slip through it. - Georges Duhamel
Everything has been figured out, except how to live. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Power consists in one`s capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation. - Woodrow Wilson
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. - La Bruyere
I do not like poems that resemble hay compressed into a geometrically perfect cube. I like it when the hay, unkempt, uncombed, with dry berries mixed in it, thrown together gaily and freely, bounces along atop some truck-and more, if there are some lovely and healthy lasses atop the hay-and better yet if the branches catch at the hay, and some of it tumbles to the road. - Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. - Jane Austen
If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings. - Lisa Moriyama
The secret of all power is - save your force. If you want high pressure you must choke off waste. - Joseph Farrell
One cool judgment is worth a dozen hasty councils. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat. - Woodrow Wilson
People are very open-minded about new things--as long as they`re exactly like the old ones. - Charles Franklin Kettering
Live with men as if God saw you converse with God as if men heard you. - Seneca
Mistrust the man who finds everything good, the man who finds everything evil and still more the man who is indifferent to everything. - Johann K. Lavater
There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers. - William James
Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath. - Jacob Braude
The only place where success comes before work is a dictionary. - Vidal Sassoon
Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary. - Maurice Baring
If the fans don`t wanna come out to the ballpark, no one can stop `em. - Yogi Berra
It well becomes a young man to be modest. - Titus Maccius Plautus
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him. - Aesop
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge. - Benjamin Disraeli
Human life is a continuous thread which each of us spins to his own pattern, rich and complex in meaning. There are no natural knots in it. Yet knots form, nearly always in adolescence. - Henri Estienne
More important than winning the election, is governing the nation. That is the test of a political party -- the acid, final test. - Adlai Ewing Stevenson
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years. - Bertrand Russell
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes--ah, that is where the art resides - Arthur Schnabel
Modesty is the citadel of beauty. - Demades
Do not ask for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee. - Ernest Hemingway
The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools. - Doug Larson
The problem with any unwritten law is that you don`t know where to go to erase it. - Glaser and Way
Much that passes for education ... is not education at all but ritual. The fact is that we are being educated when we know it least. - David P Gardner
To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of, because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions. - Deepak Chopra
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A politician is like quicksilver if you try to put your finger on him, you will find nothing under it. - Austin O'Malley
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others - William Hazlitt
There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow. - Alfred Adler
To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting. - Stanislaus Lescynski
History is the discovering of the constant and universal principles of human nature. - David Hume
Love is a choice you make from moment to moment. - Barbara DeAngelis
The humble suffer when the mighty disagree. - Phaedrus
I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either. - Sophocles
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. - Baltasar Gracian
To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun - Katharine Graham
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. - Jane Wagner
Humility is to make a right estimate of one`s self it is no humility for a man to think less of himself than he ought, though it might rather puzzle him to do that. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
There was a perception that life here was-I won`t say gray, that`s hard for me-but beige. - Hanna Holborn Gray