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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
~~Cubby

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

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

Living involves tearing up one rough draft after another.
~~Anon.

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.
~~unknown

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

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

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.
~~unknown

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.
~~Anonymous

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.
~~unknown

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.
    ~~Anonymous

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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.
~~Anon.  

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

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.
~~unknown

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

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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.
~~Cubby

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.
~~unknown

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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