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INSPIRATIONAL OR ENTERTAINING QUOTES AND SAYINGS

INSPIRATIONAL OR ENTERTAINING QUOTES AND SAYINGS

collected by Flemming Funch

Be yourself....you're better at it.

Those needing proof refuse to see it.     (Walter Bartoo)

The time-travel convention will be held two weeks ago.

Every hard-boiled egg is yellow inside.

Everything starts as somebody's daydream     (Larry Niven)                               

The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.              

The arm of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. (M.L.King)          

Mondays are the potholes in the road of life.    (Tom Wilson)                            

Change starts when someone sees the next step.   (William Drayton)                       

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.    (Plato)                                

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.                                     

The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.  (Richard Bach)                  

Sometimes the fool who rushes in gets the job done.  (Al Bernstein)                      

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.   (Steven Wright)                   

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.                                      

Spring appears and we are once more children.                                            

In the race for quality, there is no finish line.   (David T. Kearns)                    

Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.                              

A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.         

Money is a good servant, but a bad master.                                                

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope (B.Cosby)           

A leading authority is anyone who has guessed right more than once.                      

Make no judgments where you have no compassion.                                           

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most do.  (Dale Carnegie)             

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.                                              

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it!                                            

Communication is the universal solvent.                                                  

You can't act like a skunk without someone getting wind of it.                           

Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response. (Mildred Barthel)            

Cherishing children is the mark of a civilized society. (Joan Ganz Cooney)               

Statistics are no substitute for judgment.   (Henry Clay)                                

Just remember, when you're over the hill, you begin to pick up speed.                    

The hours that make us happy make us wise.   (John Masefield)                            

186,000 miles per second isn't just a good idea - it's the law!                           

Wherever you go, there you are.    (Buckaroo Banzai)                                     

You can drag a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.                              

When God created Man she was only kidding.                                                

Any problem, to be a problem, must contain a lie                                         

The more adapted you are, the less adaptable you tend to be.                             

The enemy's cold heart summons the arrow to it.     (Zen saying)                         

Touch the hole in your life, and there flowers will bloom.   (Zen saying)                

If it ain't broke don't fix it.                                                          

Averages: head in the oven, feet in the freezer, on average I'm comfortable              

1 hour is the time it takes to move 1 liter of boiling water 1 kilometer                 

The race is not always to the swift but to those who keep on running                     

What do women want, my God what do they want?    (Sigmund Freud)                         

The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.                          

Good cooking takes time. If you are made to wait, it is to serve you better.              

Add little to little and there will be a big pile                                        

Practice is the best of all instructors                                                  

Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn from no other.                         

There is nothing in this world constant but inconstancy                                  

None love the bearer of bad news                                                         

Life is tough, and then you die                                                           

What we do not understand we do not possess                                              

Always keep a record of data - it indicates you've been working.                         

On a clear disk you can seek forever                                                     

There is no problem a good miracle can't solve                                           

Reach out and byte someone                                                               

The future isn't what it used to be - Arthur C. Clarke                                   

The later you arrive at work, the earlier you can leave                                  

We can get better ideas in 2 hrs of 'creative loafing' than in 8 hrs at work             

The subconscious mind is a mental fireless cooker where ideas simmer & develop           

Without wind, grass does not move. Without Software, Hardware is useless.                

A well-used door needs no oil in its hinges                                               

A swift flowing-stream does not grow stagnant                                            

Neither sound nor thoughts can travel through a vacuum                                   

I want to live forever, or die in the attempt.                                            

Siberia is a winter wonderland                                                           

An investment is anything that costs more than you can possibly afford.                  

The tower in Pisa is straight - the rest of the world is crooked.                        

I am only visiting this planet                                                           

Never talk to strange men                                                                

To gain a good reputation, endeavor to be what you desire to appear. -Socrates           

"Easy to use" is easy to say.                                                            

Here's to looking at you, kid!                                                           

If music be the food of love then play on                                                

Life is the only thing worth living for                                                  

You didn't walk out on me Mama, you just beat me to the door                              

The other car collided with mine without giving warning of its intention                 

I thought my window was down, but found it was up when I put my hand through it          

The telephone pole was approaching fast                                                   

To avoid hitting the bumper of the car in front, I struck the pedestrian.                

My car was legally parked as it backed into the other vehicle                            

An invisible car came out of nowhere, struck my vehicle, and vanished.                   

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.                                  

When we are back from backing up the backups the system will be back up.                 

The first step of handling anything is gaining an ability to face it                     

Man thrives only in the presence of a challenging environment                            

Happiness is the overcoming of not unknown obstacles toward a known goal                 

If man cannot face what he is, then man cannot be free                                   

Be true to your own goals                                                                

Life is a game. A game consists of freedom, barriers and purposes.                        

Probably the most neglected friend you have is you                                       

Any information is valuable to the degree that you can use it                            

An sane person has difficulty in insane surroundings                                      

There is no greater curse than total idleness                                            

The supreme test of a person is his ability to make things go right                      

Insecurity exists in the absence of knowledge                                             

Without order, nothing can grow or expand.                                               

A group is as capable as it contains capable individual members                          

Confusion is contagious                                                                   

If a person lacks problems he will invent them                                           

Man will endure a lot of pain to obtain a little pleasure                                

To give you must be willing to receive. To receive you must be willing to give.          

There is no liar lying like an angry man                                                 

Anything which is not directly observed tends to persist                                 

Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? -- T.S. Eliot                        

Open the Pod bay doors Hal...                                                            

The end is only the beginning...                                                          

The price of liberty is eternal vigilance -- U.S.A.F.                                    

When machines go wrong they remind you of how powerful they are                          

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain                                               

The Empires of the future are the Empires of the mind - Winston Churchill                

Of all the gin joints in all the towns of the world she walks into mine                  

What is true for you is what you have observed yourself                                  

Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today, and you make your tomorrow.                

The only richness there is is understanding                                              

Ideas, and not battles mark the forward progress of mankind.                             

All the happiness you ever find lies in you                                              

On the day when we can fully trust each other, there will be peace on Earth.             

Never give a sucker an even break.       (W.C.Fields)                                    

Never desert a comrade in need, in danger, or in trouble.                                

Never withdraw allegiance once granted.                                                   

Every time I kiss you I'm still not certain that you really love me.  (Elvis)            

How many programmers to screw in a light bulb? None, it's a hardware problem!            

Solution to software problems: wait and while and they might just disappear              

Solution to hardware problems: throw it away and buy a new one                           

One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How it got into it, I don't know.          

God gave me this illness to remind me that I'm not #1; he is.  (Muhammed Ali)            

All answers are basically simple                                                         

A civilization is as great as its dreams, and its dreams are dreamt by artists           

When in doubt, communicate!                                                               

I can't be overdrawn, I still have some checks left.                                     

Good taste is the enemy of creativity.        Picasso.                                   

Old too soon, smart too late.                                                            

If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting it off.              

Workaholics Unanimous Myth #5: There is only one best way                                 

I don't care about money, I just want to be wonderful.    M.Monroe.                      

If you have to be liked, you are spiked.                                                 

If all things you eschew, they are glue.                                                  

If you don't have a datum, create it.                                                    

If you want to last, just move fast.                                                     

If your vision is all blurry, you've got another worry.                                  

What you resist you become.     (Taoist saying)                                          

There is a sucker born every minute.                                                     

People with dogs are cowards who don't dare bite people themselves.                      

Some people give their worries swimming lessons in stead of drowning them.               

Difficult things take long time, impossible things a little longer.                      

Flatter is healthy, if you don't inhale.     A.Stevenson                                 

You don't grow rich by a big income, but by small expenses.                              

Life is a riddle. The solution is written on the backside.                               

When you speak badly about others, you are telling who you are yourself.                 

What I learned I don't remember. What little I know I have guessed.  N.Chamford          

Do you love life? Then don't waste your time, 'cause that's what life is made of         

The biggest mistake you can make is to always be afraid of making one.                   

A man who makes a mistake and doesn't correct it, is making another.  Konfutse           

To fail to do good is as bad as doing harm.     (Plutarch)                                

Life consists of little short moments.                                                   

Truth is owned by everyone.                                                              

There are 3 kinds of men who don't understand women: young, old, & middleaged.           

Let's live in a way so that even the undertaker gets sad when we die. Mark Twain         

A billion here, a billion there - pretty soon it adds up to real money.                  

Do you think the person next to you knows everything you don't know?                     

Never let a fool kiss you, never let a kiss fool you.                                    

Never kid a kidder.                                                                      

Make it as simple as possible but no simpler.     (Albert Einstein)                      

God is not playing dice with the universe.    (Albert Einstein)                          

The map is not the territory.       (Alfred Korzybski)                                    

The meaning of a communication is the result you get.     (R.Bandler)                    

People are basically good.                                                               

Disappointment requires adequate planning.     (R.Bandler)                                

You can't solve a problem with the same kind of thinking that created it.    (A.Einstein)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.     (A.Einstein)                           

Belief is not the beginning of knowledge -- it is the end.   (Goethe)                    

Speech is hard, but who can keep quiet?                                                  

Act as if you'll live forever. Plan as if you would die tomorrow.                        

Everything the government gives out it has taken from someone else.                      

A word is a word, and a man is a floor rag.                                              

The sixth sheik's sheep's sick.                                                          

There are no failures -- only feedback.   (R.Bandler)                                    

We gotta keep up with the Joneses                                                        

Great spirits often encounter violent opposition from mediocre minds. (Einstein)          

Wake up - the time is Now!                                                               

You are much too intelligent to be affected by flattery                                  

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.                                   

Don't be fooled by appearances, but be a master of illusion.                             

Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous.  (Albert Einstein)                      

If you are a hammer everything looks like a nail.                                         

Almost anything is easier to get into than out of.                                       

There is a 50 percent chance of anything -- either it happens or it doesn't.             

Keep cool, but do not freeze.                                                             

If anything can't go wrong, it will.                                                     

Anything adjustable will sooner or later need adjustment.                                

People are more likely to believe a quote if it is anonymous. (Anonymous)                

You always find something in the last place you look for it.                             

If at first you do succeed -- try to hide your astonishment.                             

Traffic increases to fill the road space available.                                      

Do not speak more clearly than you think.                                                

It's deja vu all over again                                                               

Secrecy is the enemy of efficiency, but don't let anyone know it.                        

The less you know about an opportunity, the more attractive it is.                       

He who laughs first laughs last .. if nobody laughs in the middle.                       

Nothing is impossible for the man who will not listen to reason.                         

Double negatives are a no-no                                                             

Matter cannot be created or destroyed, nor can it be returned without a receipt.         

If it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight.                             

A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.                                        

When the smoke alarm goes off, dinner is served.                                         

Principles become modified in practice by facts.                                         

A pessimist is a person who mourns the future.                                           

Start every day with a smile and get it over with.  (W.C.Fields)                         

It's not what you know, it's how fast you can find it out.                               

The longer the patient lives, the greater his chances of recovery.                        

The chief enemy of good is better.                                                       

Life is a do-it-yourself project.                                                        

The tedium here is relieved only by the boredom.                                          

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.                       

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.                                       

Dividing 100% responsibility between two people gives 10% for each of them.              

You never know until you find out.                                                       

Good enough isn't.                                                                       

I don't know. I'm making it up as I go along.                                            

Computers are stupid -- they do exactly what you tell them to do.                        

Keep your feet close to the ground.                                                      

Every time you lend money to a friend you damage his memory.                             

If nobody minds, it doesn't matter.                                                      

If it weren't for lawyers, we wouldn't need them.                                         

Any attempt to adjust the air conditioner will make it worse.                            

Obviously crime pays, or there'd be no crime.  (G.Gordon Liddy)                          

He who laughs last .. thinks slowest.                                                     

Blessed is he who has nothing to say and cannot be persuaded to say it.                  

Too much ain't enough.                                                                   

Successful people never have to go to the bathroom.                                       

They -- whoever they may be -- can do whatever they want.                                

The purpose of organizations is to stop things from happening.                           

All men/women have ten faults. Pick ten faults you can live with.                        

Go ahead, rock the boat. The only people who care are the ones who can't swim.           

You are totally unique, just like everyone else.                                         

If it wasn't for the last minute, nothing would get done.                                

Anything with teeth sooner or later bites.                                               

A difference to be a difference must make a difference.                                  

All machines have an innate sense of irresponsibility.                                   

The best things in life are messy.                                                       

Do not judge other people, just snicker at them.                                          

Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday.                                      

The worst whistlers whistle the most.                                                    

If you need four screws for a job, the first three will be easy to find.                 

Any idea that was not put in by reason cannot be taken out by reason.                    

The older I get, the better I used to be.                                                

Minds at rest rust.                                                                       

There is so much apathy in the world today .. but who cares?                             

One hologram is worth 1,000,000,000 words.                                               

The secret of life is that there is no secret of life.                                   

In order to finish first, you must first finish.                                         

How long you live has nothing to do with how long you are going to be dead.              

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.  (Theodore Roosevelt)                

If it succeeds, it is right; if it fails, it is wrong.                                   

The person who has all the answers understands none of the problems.                      

Never mistake activity for progress.                                                     

If you don't make waves, you're not under way.                                           

Only fools can be certain; it takes wisdom to be confused.                                

Sit at the feet of the masters long enough, and they'll start to smell.                  

You want it bad, you'll get it bad.                                                      

The floor moves further away when you bend over.                                          

You can't make a fact out of an opinion by raising your voice.                           

If we weren't all a little crazy, we'd go nuts.                                          

It is far better to get nowhere fast than to get nowhere slowly.                         

Never get in a battle of wits without ammunition.                                        

Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.            

If you talk about someone behind their back, their back will be right behind you         

If you're asked to join a parade, don't march behind the elephants.                      

If you work on a nonexistent problem there are much fewer obstacles to overcome.         

And on the Eighth day God said the world was funny, and She created Laughter.            

Thou shalt not practice mirth control.                                                   

When you find a sacred cow, milk it for all it is worth.                                  

If the fit wears, shoo it.                                                               

The journey is more important than the destination.                                      

Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.                                    

Never clarify tomorrow what you can obscure today.                                       

A myth is an effeminate moth.                                                            

The universe rearranges itself to accommodate your picture of reality.                   

On a clear day you can see forever.                                                      

Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments.  (Euripides)                        

Welcome to the next level!                                                               

Look at me, I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.  (Groucho Marx)

You say you love me? Well, that and a nickel might buy me a cigar.                       

Here's a dollar, go buy yourself a clean shirt.                                          

You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough. (Wm.Blake)       

If you need a helping hand, the best place to look is at the end of your sleeve.         

Fear knocked on the door, Faith opened it, and there was no one there!                   

As long as you have a window, life is exciting.                                          

Although fate presents the circumstances, how you react depends on your character.       

Trust everybody, but cut the cards yourself.  (W.C.Fields)                               

We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in darkness.           

Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.

When you help someone up a hill, you're that much nearer the top yourself.               

The more I encourage a child to think for himself, the more he will care what I think.   

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

May I never miss a rainbow or a sunset because I am looking down.                        

Life is a song. Love is the music.                                                       

When you've boxed yourself in, there is no sunshine.                                     

Each day slowly shapes our lives, as dripping water shapes the stone.                    

Time, like a snowflake, disappears while we're trying to decide what to do with it.       

Most of today's worries are like puddles: tomorrow they will have evaporated.            

Being alive is loving being alive.                                                       

Too many folks go through life running from something that isn't after them.             

Nobody really finds out what he believes until he begins to instruct his children.       

Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.            

If I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant an apple tree. 

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.                           

The heart must have its time of snow .. to rest in silence, and then to grow.            

Be careful how you live; you may be the only Bible some people ever read.                

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.                                 

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within.

The best gifts are tied with heart strings.                                              

Take care of the minutes, and the hours and years will take care of themselves.          

Love arrives on tiptoe and bangs the door when it leaves.  (Robert Lembke)               

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.  (David Viscott)                

To hande yourself, use your head. To handle others, use your heart.                      

I do not feel any age yet. There is no age to the spirit.                                 

I did not hear to words you said, instead I heard the love.                              

Never close your lips to those to whom you have opened your heart.  (C.Dickens)          

Life is an adventure in forgiving.  (Norman Cousins)                                      

Happiness is made to be shared.                                                          

A friend is a gift you give yourself.  (Robert L. Stevenson)                             

You don't know where your shadow will fall.                                              

Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.  (Churchill)                           

Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved.                               

Gather the crumbs of happiness and they will make you a loaf of contentment.             

Minds are like parachutes -- they only function when open.                               

Some people think they are generous because they give away free advice.                  

How to levitate: throw yourself to the floor and miss it.                                

The answer to the question: "What is the meaning of life and the universe?" is: 42.      

Believing is a find thing, but placing those beliefs into execution is a test of strength.

Everybody wants sympathy, but nobody wants anybody feeling sorry for them.               

If you love someone you must be strong enough to allow them to be.                       

Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.                                

Failure is not defeat until you stop trying.                                             

It isn't what happens, it's how you deal with it.                                        

The mind forgets, but the heart always remembers.                                        

Live, Love, Laugh, and be happy.                                                         

Habit is like a soft bed, easy to get into but hard to get out of.                       

Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.   (Bacon)                             

I've had a lot of worries in my life, most of which have never happened. (MarkTwain)     

Earth laughs in flowers.                                                                 

Taking a moment to take it easy is being a friend to yourself.                           

Why not go out on the limb? That's where all the fruit is.                               

Time flies, but remember: you are the navigator.                                          

People who do things that count, never stop to count them.                               

When spring is dancing among the hills, one should not stay in a little dark corner.     

When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not. (Mark Twain)

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.  (Immanual Kant)               

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.           

Peace is not a season, it is a way of life.                                               

We forfeit three fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.  (Schopenhauer)  

Do what you can with what you have where you are.   (Teddy Roosevelt)                    

Have you hugged someone today?                                                            

A laugh is just like sunshine. It freshens all the day.                                  

Life is like an onion; you peel off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.         

Life is hard by the yard, but by the inch, life's a cinch.                               

Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.  (Shakespeare)                        

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.                            

Soft is the heart of a child; do not harden it.                                          

You cannot build a reputation on the things you are going to do.                         

You cannot push anyone up the ladder, unless he is willing to climb himself.             

The way to learn is to begin.                                                            

Make your life an act of love.                                                           

It takes both the sun and the rain to make a beautiful rainbow.                          

All the wonders you seek are within yourself.   (Sir Thomas Brown)                       

Take a little time to do whatever makes a happy you.                                     

When the outlook is poor, try the uplook.                                                

Giving makes living more loving.                                                         

Happiness is like jam. You can't spread even a little without getting some on yourself.  

An apology is a good way to have the last word.                                          

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.                        

Patience is the ability to put up with people you'd like to put down.                    

If you are willing to admit when you are wrong, you are right.                           

Make your life an act of love.                                                           

It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.                        

In my garden love grows.                                                                 

We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving.                           

Friends multiply joy and divide sorrow.                                                   

The only reason some people listen to reason is to gain time for rebuttal.               

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.   (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

A yawn is a silent shout.    (G.K.Chesterton)                                             

Lift where you stand.                                                                    

Anyone bored these days is not paying attention.   (Bill Copeland)                       

Try not to become a person of success, but rather a person of value.  (Albert Einstein)  

Some things have to be believed to be seen.   (Ralph Hodgson)                            

My conscience doesn't keep me from doing things. It does keep me from enjoying them.     

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.                                      

You have achieved success if you have lived well, laughed often and loved much.          

Let there be spaces in your togetherness.                                                 

Experience is the best teacher, but the tuition is very costly.                          

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of is the only end in life.         

Refusing to ask for help when you need it is refusing someone the chance to be helpful.  

A good rule for going through life is to keep the heart a little softer than the head.   

Cheerfulness is the atmosphere under which all things thrive.   (Jean Paul Richter)      

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.  (Schweitzer) 

A little smile adds a great deal to your face value.                                     

Years wrinkle the skin, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.   (N.V.Peale)          

There is no thrill quite like doing something you didn't know you could.                 

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.        

For every problem there is an opportunity.                                               

Duty is a matter of the mind. Commitment is a matter of the heart.                       

The first duty of love is to listen.                                                     

You create your own reality.                                                             

I can alter my life by altering the attitude of my mind.                                 

May you live all the days of your life.    (Jonathan Swift)                              

Aim at the sun. You may not reach it, but you will fly higher than if you never aimed.   

The true vocation of man is to find his way to himself.   (Hesse)                        

Liberty is always unfinished business.                                                   

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.  (Mark Twain)      

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.  (Kierkegaard)     

A fault recognized is half corrected.                                                    

Time is like the ocean, always there, always different.   (Ogden Nash)                   

Time is nature's way of preventing everything from happening at once.                    

What the heart knows today the head will understand tomorrow.   (James Stephens)         

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.                        

The grass is greener on the other side, but it is just as hard to mow.                   

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.                                   

We must constantly build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.                

You must believe to achieve.                                                             

We should be patient with everyone, but above all with ourselves.                         

The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.                      

Life is there for the taking .. or the refusing.                                         

Friendship is the only cement that can hold the world together.                           

Be a living expression of God's kindness.    - Mother Theresa                            

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.                                            

A person's life is dyed with the color of his imagination.   (Marcus Aurelius)           

Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.   (Thoreau)                          

Happiness is not always measured in smiles.                                              

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.                               

To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are.              

Do not follow where the path leads. Rather go where there is no path and leave a trail.  

The true art of memory is the art of attention.                                          

He who cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must himself pass.          

Think all you speak, but speak not all you think.                                         

Success depends on your backbone, not your wishbone.                                     

We are all ignorant about different things.   (Will Rogers)                              

Your dreams come true when you act to turn them into realities.                           

A person who aims at nothing has a target he can't miss.                                 

Some people give and forgive; Others get and forget.                                     

A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.                                    

Go often to the house of a friend, for weeds choke the unused path.                      

The man who rows the boat seldom has time to rock it.   (Bill Copeland)                  

Goodwill is earned by many acts; it can be lost by one.   (Duncan Stuart)                

If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.        

The control center of your life is your attitude.                                        

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.   (Kahlil Gibran)                             

A man of peace does more good than a very learned man.   (Thomas a'Kempis)               

Happiness is acceptance.                                                                 

If you must worry - worry BIG!                                                           

Most of all - let love guide your life.    (Colossians 3:14)                             

Wealth is not what we have, but what we are.                                              

The darkest hour is only 60 minutes long.                                                

You can save yourself a lot of trouble by not borrowing any.                             

Love is what dreams are made of.                                                          

When you love others you aren't nervous.   (Mary Martin)                                 

Live in peace in a time of stress.                                                       

Words should be weighed - not counted.                                                    

Work is love made visible.                                                               

No matter what your lot in life may be, build something on it.                           

Gentle words work better than hard ones.                                                 

Children have more need of models than of critics.                                       

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.                         

The gift of happiness belongs to those who unwrap it.                                    

You are never fully dressed until you wear a smile.                                      

Our best preparation for tomorrow is the proper use of today.                             

People who like others are people others like.                                           

There's always room for improvement; It's the biggest room in the house.                 

Make one person happy each day, even if it's yourself.                                    

Believe that you have it, and you have it.                                               

He who has no fire in himself cannot warm others.                                        

You cannot sit on the road to success for if you do, you will get run over.              

You won't even get started if you wait for all the conditions to be "just right."        

Where there is an open mind there will always be a frontier.                             

It is far better that we should err in action than completely refuse to perform.         

A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.                                 

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.                         

A man can't ride your back unless it's bent.   (M.L.King)                                

Improvement begins with "I".                                                             

To love something is to give it room enough to grow.                                      

It's not a matter of growing old, it's getting old if you don't grow.                    

A happy memory is a joy forever.                                                         

A candle loses nothing of its light by lighting another candle.  (Kelly)                 

Sometimes you already have what you pray for.                                            

The person who makes no mistakes usually does not make anything.                         

To enjoy life we must touch much of it lightly.   (Voltaire)                             

The only thing worse than watching a bad movie is being in one.   (Elvis Presley)        

The world is more alive at night; it's like God isn't looking.    (Elvis Presley)        

Visualize the type of person you want to be. Then act as if you already ARE that person. 

Cashews are nuts.                                                                        

Guillotine operators get severance pay.                                                  

Refrigerators are frigid.                                                                

This is your slum - keep it clean.                                                       

War is good business.                                                                    

Lincoln is alive and living in Disneyland.                                               

Do I have the party to whom I am speaking?                                               

Love yourself, love the Earth, respect life.                                              

Destiny is not a matter of chance.  It's a matter of choice.                             

Believe you can, believe you can't - either way, you're right.                           

Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals.                       

Winners expect to win in advance.  Life is a self-fulfilling prophecy.                   

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.                  

If you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.                    

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.                            

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.         

Well done is better than well said.                                                      

Success is a journey, not a destination.                                                 

Bravery is not a lack of fear.  It's proceeding in spite of it.                          

Even if on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.                   

All things are difficult before they are easy.                                           

The price of greatness is responsibility.                                                 

Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.                                           

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.                              

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left over by those who hustle.    

A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.                         

You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first.                                 

Chance favors the prepared mind.                                                          

Success is simply a matter of luck.  Ask any failure.                                    

Luck is what happens when preparation and opportunity meet.                              

Consistency isn't a necessary aspect of life.  The universe is unfinished, you know.     

The threshold of insult is in direct relation to intelligence.                           

A mistake proves that at least someone stopped talking long enough to do something.      

Well the trouble with being a good sport is that you have to lose to prove it.           

Before borrowing money from a friend, first decide which you need more.                  

The world owes you nothing -- it was here first.                                          

One way to stop people from jumping down your throat is to keep your mouth shut.         

If there's something I can't stand, it's a person who talks while I'm interrupting.      

If hard work is the greatest thing on earth, I'll try Mars.                               

The shortest answer is doing.                                                            

It is better to wear out than rust out.                                                  

One doesn't get chances -- one takes chances.                                             

Imagination is real.                                                                     

Everything is true.                                                                      

On Western civilization: "I think it would be a good idea."  -- Mahatma Gandhi           

We are all just crash dummies on the information highway  -- Steve Worona                

If we do not succeed, then we face the risk of failure.    -- Dan Quayle                 

It's difficult to work in a group when you're omnipotent.   -- Q (from Star Trek)        

Money - the root of all evil... Man needs roots.                                         

If you're happy and you know it, clank your chains!                                      

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.     - The Dalai Lama                

We do not remember days, we remember moments.     - Casare Pavese                        

Do every act of your life as if it were your last.    - Marcus Aurelius                   

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.    - Robert Byrne                              

The heart that breaks open can contain the whole universe.   - Joanna Macy               

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.    - Erasmus                      

Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow - perhaps it all will.      

Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy.                

Each small task of everyday life is part of the total harmony of the universe.           

It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.     - Irish proverb             

Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless. - M.Theresa

Let the beauty we love be what we do.   - Rumi                                           

It is better to give and receive.   - Bernard Gunther                                    

When strangers start acting like neighbors, communities are reinvigorated.  - R.Nader    

Do everything with a mind that lets go. Do not expect praise or reward.   - Achaan Chah  

Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.   - Sir James Barrie                 

If you stop to be kind, you must swerve often from your path.   - Mary Webb               

Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness.   - Seneca         

There must be more to life than having everything!    - Maurice Sendak                   

Kindness is the noblest weapon to conquer with.                                           

We may have all come on different ships, but we are in the same boat now. - M.L.King     

Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.                                   

There is nothing wrong with you that some prozak and a polo mallet wouldn't handle.      

If you can explain it, you aren't experiencing it.        

                              

The first prerequisite of an advanced being is a sense of humor.     - Richard Bach

The only thing worse than not getting what you want is getting what you want.

The reason we have time is so everything doesn't happen at once.

Oh, you actors on the stage of life, playing the parts of that which you are not.   - The Bible

 Zenmaster to Hotdog Vendor: "Make me one with everything"

The designer of the path is the guy standing at the end of it.   - Amos Jessup

DARE to get the CIA off drugs.

The fire of adversity will melt you like butter, or temper you like steel. The choice is yours.

It's easier to apologize afterwards than getting something allowed in the first place. - Clifford Stoll

There is never any need to worry. We have enough shovels to bury everybody.

The quickest way to kill the human spirit is to ask someone to do mediocre work.  - Ayn Rand

"A stand can be made against invasion by an army; no stand can be made

against invasion by an idea." --Victor Hugo, _Histoire d'un Crime_

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