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grin and bear it;
others smile and do it.
"The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds,
our bodies, can continue growing as long as we
Adopt the pace of Nature: her secret is patience."
~~Ralph Waldo Emerson
If God is your Co-pilot - Swap seats!
No one can go back and make a brand new start.
Anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
"Nobody can bring you peace but yourself."
~~Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the
tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
~~Laurence J. Peter
"Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who
are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot of the great majority
of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged."
Prayer should be the key of the morning and the lock of
"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what
you can do.
Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice.
It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be
~~Willian Jennings Bryan
Be like a postage stamp.
Stick to one thing until you get there.
"Reputation is what people think about you.
Character is what people know you are"
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Do not look back on happiness,
or dream of it in the future.
You are only sure of today;
do not let yourself be cheated out of it.
~~Henry Ward Beecher
God didn't promise days without pain,
laughter without sorrow, sun without rain,
but He did promise strength for the day,
comfort for the tears and light for the way.
A friend is one .....
who strengthens you with prayers,
blesses you with love,
and encourages you with hope.
If you have one eye on yesterday, and one eye on
you're going to be cockeyed today.
Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
~~Ralph Waldo Emerson
A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of
He who has little and says it's enough,
has more than he who has much and wants more
A clean conscience makes a soft pillow.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we
Nothing is so relevant as the eternal.
Obstacles across our path can be spiritual flat tires --
disruptions in our lives seem to be disastrous at the
but end by redirecting our lives in a meaningful way.
Our attitude is our wings.
It's use is seen in proportion to the strength of wind
The only kind of courage that matters
is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
Learn to write your hurts in the sand
And to carve your benefits in stone.
We can do no great things, only small things with great
A smile is the beginning of great things If we smile at
we will learn to love each other.
There are so many people who will do big things,
but there are very few people who will do small
There is no verbal vitamin more potent than
~~Frederick B. Harris
"Too many people are thinking of security instead of
They seem more afraid of life than death."
~~James F. Byrnes
Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a
street. Thinking opens new avenues.
Good deeds are to the human spirit as light is to
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
Do not wait for leaders. Do it alone, person to
Let your ears hear what your mouth says.
The difference between the right word and the almost
is the difference between lightning and the lightning
The man who removes a mountain
begins by carrying away small stones.
If you look up, there are no limits.
Some people grumble because roses have thorns.
Be thankful instead that thorns have roses
You must have long range goals to keep you from
being frustrated by short range failures.
My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself,
afraid of what I think or of my opinions.
Don't set your goals by what other people deem important.
Only you know what is best for you.
The Lamp burns bright
when the wick and oil are clean.
~~H. P. Blavatsky
We get ahead by what we have in our head.
Don't run through life so fast that you forget not only
where you've been, but, also where you are going.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our
doubts of today.
Let us move forward with strong and active faith.
~~Franklin D. Roosevelt
The great composer does not set to work because he is
but becomes inspired because he is working.
Don't take for granted the things closest to your heart.
Cling to them as you would your life, for without them,
life is meaningless.