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The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.
~~Kahlil Gibran   

If you are the first to admit that you made a mistake,
nobody can point a finger at you.
~~Sheldon  Arendse

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
  ~~Swedish Proverb

God gives us dreams a size too big so that we can grow in them.

We are so much less without each other.
~~Leo Buscaglia

If you think you're too small to make a difference,
you've obviously never been in bed with a mosquito. 
~~Michelle Walker

The Golden Rule
They that know the rules
Make and keep the gold

The eyes have one language everywhere.
~~George Herbert

Slumps are like a soft bed.
They're easy to get into andhard to get out of. 
~~Johnny Bench

Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
~~Ralph Waldo Emerson


The Fire of Passion
is Heated by the
Coals of  Discipline.

Living involves tearing up one rough draft after another.

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
~~Milton Berle

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
~~William Arthur Ward

A mother is she who can take the place of all others
but whose place no one else can take. 
~~Cardinal Mermillod

He who is carried on another's back
does not appreciate how far off the town is.
   ~~African Proverb

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
~~Ralph Waldo Emerson

We come. We go. And in between we try to understand.
~~Rod Steiger

The best things in life aren't things.

The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live.
~~Joan Borysenko 


Swallow your pride occasionally, it's non-fattening!

Reality is a staircase going neither up nor down.
We don't move, today is today, always is today.     
~~Octavio Paz

Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
~~Ben Franklin

When you're green with envy, you're ripe for trouble.

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. 
It sings because it has a song.
   ~~Chinese Proverb

Courage comes from inner conviction expressed in the moment of trial.

Faith is like radar that sees through the fog --
the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see. 
~~Corrie Ten Boom

The best way to have the last word is to apologize.

Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.
~~Frank Tyger

Clear a place for your thoughts to go-
-much like clearing the weeds so the water can go down the furrow to the tree.


Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread.
Both contribute to make the whole picture beautiful and unique.

Hope moves us to act when our souls are confused of the direction.

Speaking without thinking is shooting without taking aim.
   ~~Spanish Proverb

Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
~~Edwin Hubbel Chapin  

Those who abandon their dreams will discourage yours.

Bloom where you are planted.
~~Nancy R. Campion

Much unhappiness results from our inability
to remember the nice things that happen to us.
   ~~W. N. Rieger

  It is not length of life, but depth of life.
~~Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.
~~Kahlil Gibran

When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get them,
but you won't come up with a handful of mud either.
~~Leo Burnett


Success is not a teacher but a recognition of what was learned.
Failue is not a rejection but a teacher of what was not learned.

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today;
Let us move forward with strong and active faith. 
~~Franklin Delano Roosevelt

To belittle is to be little.

Happiness is liberty from everything that makes us unhappy.
~~Vernon Howard

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me.
They have clung to me all my life.
         ~~Abraham Lincoln

The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.
~~John Vance Cheney

"f you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.
~~Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I cannot always control what goes on outside. 
But I can always control what goes on inside.
        ~~Wayne Dyer

Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.
          ~~William James

Teach your children to choose the right path,
and when they are older, they will remain upon it.
~~Proverbs 22:6 

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