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“Everybody is a genius.  But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
~Unknown

 

“It’s not the OUTlook, but the UPlook that matters.”
~Anonymous

 

“It all begins and ends in your mind.  What you give power to has power over you.  End this year giving power to the greatness within and around you.”
~Anonymous

 

"May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve."
~Unknown

 

“Everything around us is made of energy.  To attract positive things in life give off positive energy.”
~Unknown

 

“Today will never come again. Be a blessing. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take time to care. Let you words heal, and not wound.”

~Unknown

 

“There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.”

~Unknown

 

“Any adversity you endure is merely the setting of the scene for all your blessings to play out.

~Anonymous

 

“Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.”

~Author unknown, attributed to a 7-year-old named Bobby

 

“You need faith in order to get to wisdom.”

 

“If the wind of change is blowing, some people build walls – others build windmills”

 

“If it’s not out of love, don’t take it seriously.”

 

“Small opportunities are often the beginning of great achievements.”

~Unknown

 

“At some point, you’ve just got to jump. You’ve got to quit being scared of the maybes and what-ifs and just jump. Quit cheating yourself out of the best thing that could ever happen to you, and just fall. Fall hard, fall long, and fall forever.”

~Unknown

 

“Good relationships are not just about the good times you share; it’s also about the obstacles you go through together, and the fact that you still say ‘I love you’ in the end.”

~Anonymous.

 

“The ones who say ‘You Can’t’ and ‘You won’t’ are probably the ones scared that ‘You will.’”

 

“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”

 

“Keep going…each step may get harder, but don’t stop. The view at the top is beautiful.”

~Unknown

 

“Make service your first priority, not success and success will follow.”

~Author Unknown

 

“Love what you have. Need what you want. Accept what you receive. Give what you can. Always remember, what goes around, comes around.”

~Unknown

 

“In a world of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”

~Bumper Sticker

 

“Don’t have a wishbone, where a backbone ought to be.”

~Unknown

 

“Before you try to change others, remember how hard it is to change yourself.”

~Anonymous

 

“Look at everything as if you were seeing it for the first or last time.”

~Anonymous

 

“Imagination is everything. It is a preview of life’s coming attractions.”

~Anonymous

 

“Life is not about finding yourself it is about creating yourself.”

~Anonymous

 

“More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.”

~Anonymous

 

“All limitations are self imposed.”

~Anonymous

 

“Invest a few moments in thinking. It will pay good interest.”

~Unknown

 

“In order to be successful you must realize that there will be difficulties to face along the way. Never lose your eagerness and drive towards what inspires you.”

 

“Have you ever been stopped in your tracks by the majesty of a great old tree or the power of the ocean? Natural wonders like these help reshape our definition of joy. It’s easy to ‘tune up our senses’ to be more observant of the joy around you. When you do, you begin to realize the world is at your fingertips.”

 

“Challenge yourself everyday to do better and be better. Remember, growth starts with a decision to move beyond your present circumstances.”

 

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween.”

~Author Unknown

 

“Be good to yourself for nobody else has the power to make you happy.”

~Unknown

 

“Gifts come when you least expect them, but need them the most”

 

“Love is like a plant, it takes time to grow but when you stop caring for it, it slowly dies.”

 

“You can never make the same mistake twice…because the second time you make it, it’s not a mistake, IT’S A CHOICE.”

 

“Only small minds desire to build cages for people. Love is giving everyone the freedom to be what they are, not what you want them to be.”

 

“An arrow can only be shot by puling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means that it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming.”

 

“Never let the things you want, make you forget the things you have.”

 

“True Love doesn’t have a happy ending because True Love doesn’t have an ending.”

 

“You only have one life so live it right do what your heart tells you and go for that one thing in the world that will make you truly happy”

 

“When we open our hearts in love instead of closing them in fear, we serve the divine process.”

 

“Everything is connected, each word, each leaf. Each poem, drawn and held together by the thread of our own experience, and the longing of our own Soul to follow the vine back to its root.”

 

“Do what makes you happy. Be with who makes you smile. Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you live.”

 

“You don’t need someone to complete you. You only need to accept yourself completely.”

 

“Let your dreams be bigger than your fears, your actions louder than your words, and your faith stronger than your feelings.”

 

“Courage is endurance for one moment more…”

-Unknown Marine Second Lieutenant in Vietnam

 

“You never know how STRONG you are, until being STRONG is the ONLY CHOICE you have.”

 

“In every mistake, there is a message. Some people miss the message because they’re too busy berating themselves for the mistake.”

 

“What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway.”

~Anonymous

 

“Remember no one can take the sunshine out of your heart unless you allow them to.”

 

“I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.”

 

“True love isn’t Romeo and Juliet who died together. It’s Grandma and Grandpa who grew old together.”

 

“Listen closely to your silence…it has a lot to say.”

 

“Give yourself permission to feel pain, anger, resentment. Relax, then let it go.”

 

“There are no foolish questions, only foolish silence.”

-Unknown

 

“It’s not just a daydream if you decide to make it your life.”

 

“Take every CHANCE you get in LIFE, because some things only happen ONCE.”

 

“If God answers your prayer, He is increasing your faith, if He delays, He is increasing your patience, if He doesn’t answer, He has something better for you.”

 

“For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.”

~Anonymous

 

“Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits.”

~Author Unknown

 

“A gypsy fire is on the hearth,

Sign of the carnival of mirth;

Through the dun fields and from the glade

Flash merry folk in masquerade,

For this is Hallowe’en!”

~Author Unknown

 

Give us rain when we expect sun;

Give us music when we expect trouble;

Give us tears when we expect breakfast;

Give us dreams when we expect a storm;

Give us a stray dog when we expect congratulations.

Dear God, play with us,

Turn us sideways, and around.

~Anonymous Prayer

 

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”

~Anonymous

 

“Today is a smooth white seashell, hold it close and listen to the beauty of the hours.”

~Anonymous

 

“Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.”

~Unknown

 

“Some people develop a wishbone where their back bone should be.”

~Anonymous

 

“Success is not something you achieve. Success is something you attract by who you become.”

~Anonymous

 

“A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.”

~Unknown

 

“And if it was you who makes the world more beautiful?”

~Unknown

 

“What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?”

 

“The two hardest things to handle in life are failure and success.”

Anonymous

 

“The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything.”

~Anonymous

 

“If you don’t learn from your mistakes, there’s no sense making them.”

~Anonymous

 

“To break a bad habit, drop it.”

~Anonymous

 

“The pessimist may be right in many cases, but the optimist has a better time during the trip.”

 

“Live the life you have imagined.”

 

“Play in the warmth of the sun. Dance in the light of the moon. Dream in the glow of the stars.”

 

“Where there is life there is hope and love.”

 

“Live the life you love. Love the life you live.”

 

“The direction your life is taken is more important than the speed.”

 

“If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got.”

~Anonymous

 

“You can’t truthfully explain your smallest action without fully revealing your character.”

~Author Unknown

 

“Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.”

~Unknown

 

“When you point your finger at someone, three fingers are pointing back at you.”

~Anonymous

 

“Most people rust out due to lack of challenge. Few people rust out due to overuse.”

~Unknown

 

“The difficult we do immediately; the impossible takes a little longer.”

~Unknown

 

“Prayer is: .... the salve on the wounds of our spirit that we order from God in our moments with Him.”

~Unknown

 

“Heal the past, Live the present, Dream the future.”

~Unknown

 

“If one will go as far as he can see, he will be able to see farther when he gets there.”

~Unknown

 

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It appears as quiet understanding, trust, sharing, and forgiving. Love remains loyal through good and bad. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weakness. Love feels content with the present; it hopes for the future; it doesn’t brood over the past. Love includes the day in, day out, chronicle of irritations, problems, and compromises; the small disappointments, the big victories, and common goals. If you have love in your life, it can make up for a great many things you lack. If you don’t have it, no matter what else you have, it never feels enough.”

~Anonymous

 

“Only when we can love hell will we find heaven.”

~Anonymous

 

“The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: I did not have time.”

~Anonymous

 

“The only way out, is in.”

~Anonymous

 

“God gave us faces; we make our own expressions.”

~Anonymous

 

“If we don’t take good care of our body, where will we live?”

~Anonymous

 

“God can’t make a Stradivarius violin without Stradivarius.”

~Anonymous

 

“As the disoriented pedestrian learned, it’s what we don’t see that can hurt us.”

~Anonymous

 

“The wise learn from adversity; the foolish merely repeat it.”

~Anonymous

 

“Sometimes we turn to God when our foundations are shaking only to find out it is God who is shaking them.”

~Anonymous

 

“Peace comes not from the absence of conflict, but from the ability to cope with it.”

 

“Everything over eight hours is an investment in your success.”

 

“How would you ever get ahead of someone you were trying to get even with?”

~Unknown

 

“If there were no clouds we should not enjoy the sun.”

~Unknown

 

“If not us, who? If not now, when?”

~Unknown

 

“One thing you can’t recycle is wasted time.”

~Unknown

 

“It’s easy to laugh when the battle’s fought

And you know that the victory’s won;

Yes, easy to laugh when the prize you sought

Is yours when the race is run;

But here’s to the man who can laugh when the blast

Of adversity blows; he will conquer at last,

For the hardest man in the world to beat

Is the man who laughs in the face of defeat.”

~Unknown

 

“There is no special limit on the pursuit of excellence.”

~Unknown

 

“To succeed, keep on doing what it took to get started.”

~Unknown

 

“The pain goes away, but the beauty remains.”

~Unknown (Pierre-Auguste Renoir?)

 

“Oversleeping will never make your dreams come true.”

~Unknown

 

“Don’t try to teach a pig to sing; you’ll waste your time, and you’ll annoy the pig.”

~Unknown

 

“The world is always interesting to the good workman.”

~Unknown

 

“Einstein’s three rules of work:

1. Out of clutter find simplicity.

2. From discord make harmony.

3. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

~Unknown

 

“What a package contains will depend on the man who opens it; one will reveal wonders, another - dust.”

~Unknown

 

“Would our heroes be half so great if we were not to view them from our knees?”

~Unknown

 

“There is no limit to what you can do if you don’t care who gets the credit.”

~Unknown

 

“He aims too low who aims beneath the stars.”

~Unknown

 

“The difficulties we experience Always illuminate the lessons we need most.”

~Unknown

 

“Use disappointments as material for patience.”

~Unknown

 

“If a job is difficult or complicated do it immediately; the longer you wait the more difficult it will become.”

~Unknown

 

“Tall trees catch much wind.”

~Unknown

 

“Accomplishments are their own reward.”

~Unknown

 

“The world never studies the failures of those who do not succeed in the end.”

~Unknown

 

“Your philosophy determines whether you will go for the disciplines or continue the errors.”

~Unknown

 

“Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.”

~Unknown

 

“Someone said to Dwight L. Moody: ‘I’d give my life to be able to influence people as you do.’ ‘That’s the price it cost me. You too can have it on those terms,’ replied Mr. Moody.”

~Unknown

 

“The word ‘sanuk’ in Thai describes a quality that all wish to find in themselves and search for in others. It is a simple yet complex word that can mean joy or pleasure, and an all-pervasive sense of well-being.”

~Unknown

 

“Climb high. Climb far. Your goal the sky. Your aim the star.”

~Anonymous

 

“That was then, this is now. Set your goals and look to the future.

~Anonymous

 

“Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down.”

~Unknown

 

“Always do the right thing. Some people will be gratified - most will be astonished.”

~Unknown

 

“Man’s mind once stretched by an idea never regains its original dimensions.”

~Unknown

 

“You are one of a kind; therefore, no one can really predict to what heights you might soar. Even you will not know until you spread your wings!”

~Unknown

 

“Only the insane have strength enough to prosper; only those that prosper truly judge what is sane.”

~Unknown

 

“It is always easier to command than convince.”

~Unknown

 

“There is a sobering side to eccentricity. Odd behavior can flourish only in a tolerant society and that it often produces radical new ideas by virtue of its willingness to cast off accepted norms. Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.”

~Unknown

 

“There’s no luck involved.”

~Unknown

 

“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”

~ Unknown

 

“The difference between ‘involvement’ and ‘commitment’ is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: the chicken was ‘involved’ - the pig was ‘committed.’”

~Unknown

 

“God comforts the disturbed and disturbs the comfortable.”

~Unknown

 

“Good advice often works best when preceded by a bad scare.”

~Unknown

 

“You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

~ Unknown

 

“Life is a do-it-to-yourself program.”

~Unknown

 

“You know any fool can stay up all night, but it takes a strong man to get up in the morning.”

~Unknown

 

“A leader is something you put on the front of the line to catch bigger fish.”

~Unknown

 

“Neither act without thinking, nor think without acting.”

~Unknown

 

“When you get a wake-up call, pick up the phone; when opportunity knocks, answer the door.”

~Unknown

 

“A true friend doesn’t sympathize with your weakness; instead he helps to summon your strength.”

~Anonymous

 

“It’s better to burn out than to fade away.”

~Unknown

 

“Learn like you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.”

~Unknown

 

“To be the best you have to do some things differently.”

~Unknown

 

“A mistake is at least evidence that someone tried to do something.”

~Unknown

 

“If you destroy your body, where are you going to live?”

~Unknown

 

“It is always easier to command than convince.”

~Unknown

 

“Bite off more than you can chew and chew like hell.”

~Unknown

 

“Success doesn’t come to you...you go to it.”

 

“When we make time for quite contemplation we fill our cup with richness anew.”

 

“Some meetings are fashioned by chance. Some are a wonderful gift of fate.”

 

“As we turn the pages of time, we discover hidden mysteries and triumphs in each new chapter.”

 

“True happiness can often be found in the simplest of moments.”

 

“To see your journey through the wisdom of the heart is to know that everything is happening as it is meant to.”

 

“Life’s wisdom arrives gracefully, and the wonder of this miracle is that we all receive its gift.”

 

“Love lives forever and belies the passage of time. It is what we take with us wherever we go.”

 

“Our time on earth is woven of infinite moments, each holding a promise and its own exquisite beauty.”

 

“The beauty of another season is reason enough to believe in tender miracles.”

 

“Greet each day as if your life is just beginning, and your heart’s desire will unfold before you.”

 

“Perseverance is a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”

 

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way; if you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”

 

“Ships are safe within the harbor; but is that what ships are for?”

 

“Success is never final, and failure is never fatal; it’s courage that counts.”

 

“Unless a man undertakes more than he can possibly do he will never do all that he can.”

 

“Life is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.”

 

“On the timberline of the mountains, where the storms beat in full fury, we find the sturdiest trees, the hearty veterans of ten thousand blasts. In the hothhouse is produced the puny plant that fades in a day. Adversity is hard to bear, but it tries the soul and strengthens it.”

 

“A friend will know you better in the first minute they see you, than your acquaintance will in a thousand years.”

~Unknown

 

“The only complete mistake is the mistake from which we learn nothing.”

 

“On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bodies of countless millions who, at the dawn of victory, sat down to rest, and resting, died.”

 

“Do not regret growing older. It’s a privilege denied to many.”

 

“The man who follows the crowd will never be followed by a crowd.”

 

There is no defeat in life,

Save from within

~Unless you are beaten there,

You are bound to win.

 

“Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it.”

 

“You’re never too good to get better.”

 

“What I do today is important because I’m exchanging a day of my life for it.”

 

“Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.”

 

“I kept looking for somebody to solve the problem, and then I realized: I am somebody.”

~Anonymous

 

“Only those who risk going too far will ever know how far they can go.”

 

“Adversity introduces man to himself.”

 

“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.”

 

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

 

“You can often gauge a man’s ambition by whether he hates his alarm clock or considers it his best friend.”

 

“Don’t let your mind limit your body.”

 

“Measure wealth not by the things you have, but by the things you have for which you would not take money.”

 

“A mountain shames a molehill until they are both humbled by the stars.”

 

“A vision without a task is a dream. A task without a vision is drudgery. But a vision with a task is the hope of the world.”

~Unknown

 

“Stretch your desire beyond what you ever imagined possible.”

 

“The right thing is usually not the easy thing to do. You may sacrifice popularity for rightness, but you will sacrifice self-esteem for wrongness.”

 

“That which is most satisfying is that which is earned. Anything received easily is seldom valued. You can’t get something for nothing.”

 

“If the situation is not right in the long term, walk away from it. Maintain a long-term outlook in all endeavors.

 

“Do not compromise if you are right. Hold your ground, show no fear, ask for what you want, and the opposition will usually aggress.”

 

“Keep your conscious mind focused on what you want, and your subconscious mind will unerringly guide you to it.”

~Unknown

 

“The tongue weighs practically nothing, but so few people can hold it.”

~Unknown

 

“You only live once, but if you live right, once is enough.”

~Unknown

 

“All the darkness of the world cannot put out the light of one small candle.”

~Anonymous

Sometimes it feels like we are surrounded by darkness and we wonder if we’ll ever smile again. At times like this it is essential to remember that we are not alone. Seek out comfort from family, friends, and neighbors―or volunteer to help others. Ironically, bringing hope to someone else’s life is the best way to strengthen it in our own.

 

“…time just seems to go faster and faster, remember ... even though it’s true that this is the oldest you’ve ever been, it’s also the youngest you’ll ever be. So the time to go after your dreams is now.”

 

“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.”

 

“If your mind can conceive it, you can achieve it.”

 

“Even the longest journey starts with a single step.”

 

“Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.”

 

“Peoples destinies are all ready written, our only job is to live up to it. If in life, there is someone, something you love, change for it. Be the best you can for it, before it’s too late.”

 

Mind is the master-power that moulds and makes,

And man is mind, and evermore he takes

The tool of thought, and shaping what he wills,

Brings for a thousand joys, a thousand ills

He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass,

Environment is but his looking-glass.

 

“What counts is not only the number of hours you put in but how much you put in those hours.”

~Anonymous

 

“Success is sweet, but it usually has the scent of sweat about it.”

~Anonymous

 

“An overnight success usually takes about ten years.”

~Anonymous

 

“Do what you can, with what you have, and where you are.”

 

“In each of us are heroes; speak to them and they will come forth.”

–Anonymous

 

“When you have faith in your future vision, it creates resilience.”

 

“Commit to the ideal and raise your standards.”

 

“You either grow or regress. Nothing stands still.”

 

“The foundation of achievement is intense desire.”

 

“Miracles enter our lives when we have the peace of mind to be content and happy with everything just as it is.”

 

“Would you starve, neglect or over-work your best friend? Then why would you do it to yourself?”

 

“A ‘hug’ delights and warms and charms, it must be why God gave us arms. So, stretch those arms without delay, and give someone a hug today.”

 

“The most important things in life are the thoughts you choose to think.”

 

“Even though I keep my eyes tightly close against the morning light as long as possible, thank you Lord, that I can see, there are many who are blind.”

 

“Where one goes hereafter depends largely on what one goes after here.”

 

“Better to try something and fail than to try nothing and succeed.”

 

“Even though I huddle in my bed and put off getting up, thank you Lord, that I have the strength to rise, there are many who are bedfast.”

 

“I’m not what I ought to be,

I’m not what I wish to be,

but by the grace of God,

I’m not what I used to be.”

 

“Remember in the darkness, what God has told you in the light.”

 

“A dog is loved by old and young. He wags his tail and not his tongue.”

 

“Even though I clutch my blanket and growl when the alarm rings every morning, thank you Lord, that I can hear, there are many who are deaf.”

 

“The church is not a hotel for saints but a hospital for sinners.”

 

“Your ulcers are not due to what you-re eating – but what’s eating you.”

 

“Yesterday is a cancelled check. Tomorrow is a promissory note. Today is the only cash you have, spend it wisely.”

 

“Live so that you wouldn’t be afraid to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.”

 

“Before you give anyone a piece of your mind, be sure you can get by with what’s left.”

 

“To belittle is to be little, to be grateful is to be great.”

 

“Worry is like a rocking chair, it’ll give you something to do, but it won’t get you anywhere.”

 

“It takes an honest man to tell whether he’s tired, or just lazy.”

 

“We should ask God for humility, but never thank Him that you got it.”

 

“The people you should try to get even with are the ones who have helped you.”

 

“If you were another person, would you like to be a friend of yourself?”

 

“There’s not a right way to do a wrong thing.”

 

“To stay youthful, stay useful.”

 

“So it’s not ‘Home Sweet Home’ – adjust.”

 

“If you have 50 friends, it is not enough, but if you have 1 enemy, it is too much.”

 

“Give your troubles to God, He’ll be up all night anyway.”

 

“Treat your family like friends and your friends like family.”

 

“The best times in life are made a thousands times better when shared with a dear friend.”

 

“When God measures a man, He puts the tape around the heart instead of the head.”

 

“The world is composed of takers and givers. The takers may eat better but the givers sleep better.”

 

“Triumph is just a little ‘try’ and a lot of ‘umph.’”

 

“The time to make friends is before you need them.”

 

“God gives us the ingredients for our daily bread, but He expects us to do the baking.”

 

“The best inspiration is not to outdo others, but to outdo ourselves.”

~Anonymous

 

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

~Unknown

 

“The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.”

~Anonymous

 

“The best eraser in the world is a good night’s sleep.”

~Anonymous

 

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

~Anonymous

 

“Now and then it is good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”

 

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and discover they were the big things.”

 

“Be kind to everyone you meet - it could be an angel.”

 

“Your thoughts determine your actions. Your actions determine your habits. Your habits determine your character. And your character gives birth to your destiny.”

~Unknown

 

“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”

~Unknown

 

“Goals are the bridges that span our dreams.”

~megmc, from the boards

 

“If you fall, recover, love, shine, and always spread your wings.”

 

Real love will devastate you.

If love does not shatter you,

You do not know love.

“Joy is not in things, it is in us.”
~Richard Wagner

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