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Housework is something you do that nobody notices until you don't do it.

The one thing worse that a quitter is the person who is afraid to begin.

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever accomplished.
~~Emerson

When life gives you scraps, make quilts  

"Some pursue happiness, others create it."

Disappointments are like road bumps, they slow you down a bit but you
enjoy the smooth road afterwards. Don't stay on the bumps too long. Move on!

The things that come to those who wait
are what's left behind by those who got there first. 

If we keep doing the right things, the right things will happen.
~~Dr. Cubby

Contentment is not the accumulation of wealth, but the decreasing of wants.

A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.
~~Frank Capra

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"If you hear a different drummer, take a chance.
The road you choose to travel means the difference in the dance."
~~Daniel Morgan

"We cannot solve life's problems except by solving them."
~~M. Scott Peck

I can give you a six word formula for success:
Think things through then follow through.
~~Edward Rickenbacker

"Justice and freedom do not depend so much on our willingness to
stand up and fight for ourselves as it does on our willingness to
stand up and fight for the rights of others."

We need to learn to set our course by the stars,
not by the lights of every passing ship.
~~Omar Nelson Bradley

"Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid."
~~Publius Syrus

Your conscience is a quiet and still small voice. You cannot let the clamoring of the world drown out the quiet direction of your life.
~~Anonymous

The key to happiness is not fixing your problems but changing your attitude towards your problems.

To forgive calls upon our love-- to forget calls upon our strength. 

Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
~~Spiro T. Agnew: (1918-1996) US politician  

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"Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get."
~~Forrest Gump

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments. 
~~(unknown)

Our arms are the only ones God has to hug His children.

"If you see someone without a smile, stop ... and give them yours (:-)"
~~Unknown

Nothing seems to bring on an emergency as quickly as putting money aside in case of one.

It is not the difference between people that is the difficulty; it is the indifference. 

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.
~~Corrie Ten Boom

The fellow who has no money is poor; the fellow who has nothing but money is poorer still. 

"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it."
~~Chinese proverb

"There are only two stimulants to one's best efforts: the fear of punishment, and the hope of reward."
~~John M. Wilson

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You don't stop laughing because you grow old,
you grow old because you stopped laughing. 

"Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty,
not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some."
~~Charles Dickens

Nature disables us, but we allow people to handicap us.

"We learn the rope of life by untying its knots."
~~Jean Toomer

Although some marriages are made in heaven,
    they ALL have to be maintained on earth.

The best defense is having an offence superior to your opponents defense.

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you
don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the
engineer.
~~Corrie Ten Boom

Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions, than salt water has on thirst. 

"Hold a true friend with both your hands."
~~Nigerian Proverb

"YOU control your emotions, so you do not have to explode with anger
whenever someone else decides to behave in angry ways."
~~Wayne Dyer

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Trying to squash a rumor is like trying to unring a bell. 

The tea kettle sings,
even when it is up to its neck in hot water 

Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.
~~Dr. Joyce Brothers

The darkest moments of one's life
may carry the seeds of the brightest tomorrow

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
~~F. Scott Fitzgerald

Action is the antidote to despair.
~~Joan Baez

It is better to give a rock out of love than a diamond out of duty.

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
~~Audrey Hepburn

When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost
impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little,
suddenly the work will finish itself.
~~Isak Dinesen

How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.
~~Florence Nightingale

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