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Optimism and humor are the grease and glue of life.
~~Philip Butler

Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.
~~French Proverb

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
~~Margaret Lee Runbeck

In times like these, it helps to recall
that there have always been times like these.
~~Paul Harvey

A mirror is only as good
As the reflection in it.

He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who
waits for the river to run out before he crosses.

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
~~French Proverb

Don't give up when you still have something to give.
Nothing is really over until the moment you stop trying.

Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
~~Will Rogers

God gives, but man must open his hand.
~~German Proverb


Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down
~~Dove chocolate wrapper

The sweetest grapes
Are picked from the vineyard of friendship.

Happiness is enhanced by others
but does not depend upon others.

As long as we have friendship, each day is never a waste.

Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.
~~Emily Dickinson

The secret to enjoying life
is to be thankful for what each day brings

The real measure of a man's wealth is what he has invested in eternity.

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well to think.
~~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Those That Think,
Enjoy Easier Existence.

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not, 
and often times we call a man cold when he is really only sad.
~~Ralph Waldo Emerson


The greatest treasures of your life
are associated with the people you love
and who love you in return.
~~Brian Tracy

The task ahead of us is never as great as the powerbehind us.

An optimist laughs to forget; a pessimist forgets to laugh. 
~~Tom Nansbury   

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
~~Robert G. Ingersoll    

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
~~Morris West   

I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
~~Edward Everett   

One of the nice things about problems
is that a good many of them do not exist except in our imaginations.
~~Steve Allen   

Very often a change of self is needed more than a changeof scene. 
~~A. C. Benson   

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
~~Charles H. Spurgeon   

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
~~George Eliot


Even the highest towers begin from the ground.
~~Chinese Proverb   

Man will never know peace among his fellow man, until he finds peace within himself.   

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
~~Daniele Vare     

If the sight of a rainbow
still makes you stop and stare in wonder,
then you still have hope.

Our calling is not the work that we do. 
However the work that we do is working to help us be a better person.
Then we can fulfill a greater calling. 

You always pass failure on the way to success.
~~Mickey Rooney   

Know thyself.
~~Anon. (ancient Greece)

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
~~Marlene Savant   

Melt the icy fingers of fear
With the sunshine of hope.


Every artist was first an amateur.
~~Ralph Waldo Emerson   

Yesterday is ashes; tomorrow wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly.
~~Eskimo proverb
The older you get,
the tougher it is to lose weight,
because by then your body and your fat
are really good friends.

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
~~Herman Melville   

Every sunset is also a sunrise. 
It all depends on where you stand.
  ~~Karl Schmidt   

Swift gratitude is the sweetest.
   ~~Greek Proverb   

Nothing in life just happens.
You have to have the stamina to meet the obstacles and overcome them.
  ~~Golda Meir   

The only way to keep a good reputation is to continuously earn it.
~~Brian Koslow   

The trouble with life in the fast lane is that you get to the other end in an awful hurry
~~John Jensen

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
~~Anais Nin   

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."

Being happy doesn't mean everything is perfect.
It means you have decided to look beyond the imperfections.

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