There are five things that you cannot recover in life. The Stone...after it's thrown. The Word...after it's said. The Occasion...after it's missed. The Time...after it's gone. A person...after they die.  ~ Unknown

Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly, Love truly, Laugh uncontrollably, And never regret anything that made you smile.                                                                                                  ~ Unknown

"Be kinder than necessary.  Everyone is fighting some kind of battle."      ~ Unknown

Be who you are and say what you feel...                        
Because those that matter...Don't mind...                      
And those that mind...Don't matter."
                                        ~ Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards. They are the ones that care.                                ~ Charles Schultz

Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly,
Kiss slowly, Love  truly, Laugh uncontrollably,
And never regret anything that made you smile.

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."  -- Maya Angelou

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt creep in. Forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it well and serenely." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed people can change the world: indeed it's the only thing that ever has"                                             -- Margaret Mead

"I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you can see all kinds of things you can't see from the centre."                                         -- Kurt Vonnegut

"We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere."   --- Tim McGraw

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you."      --- Winnie the Pooh

"He has achieved success, who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much."     -- Bessie A. Stanley, author

Every time I close the door on reality it comes in through the windows. - Jennifer Unlimited

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.            - Eleanor Roosevelt

It's better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it and resolve all doubt. - Abraham Lincoln

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side-saddle. - Rita Mae Brown

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy. - Helen Hayes (at 73)

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you. - Winnie the Pooh

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission. - Eleanor Roosevelt

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. -Nietzche

        I once said I couldn't do it
        I screamed it
        I yelled it
        I told everyone

        Then one day someone said
        "I know you can't"

        Then I did it to prove them wrong - E. M. Marsh

Do not disturb - I am disturbed enough already.

The trouble with opportunity is that it only knocks. Temptation kicks the door in.

There is a world out there waiting for me - And I intend to conquer it.

The probability of someone watching you is proportional to the stupidity of your action.

The trouble with doing nothing is that it's too difficult to tell when you're finished.

It doesn't hurt to be optimistic, you can always cry later.

Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.

The person who agrees with everything you say either isn't paying attention or else plans to see you something. - Bud Holiday

If you wish to avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. - I. Ghandi

Live life to its fullest, for you may never pass this way again.

Never underestimate the power of a woman.

I touch the future, I teach.- Christa McAuliffe

Some teachers teach subjects, some teach life, I think the person who balances the two are those you never forget.

Hear my words that I might teach you, Take my arms that I might reach you -Simon & Garfunkel

There are three things which are real: God, human folly and laughter. The first two are beyond our comprehension so we must do what we can with the third.

If your dog plays checkers with you, don’t criticize his game, just be glad he plays the game at all.

BE CHEERFUL: The fellow who comes to work whistling, generally goes home singing.

JOY: Happiness is like perfume, you cannot sprinkle it on others, without getting some of it yourself.

REVENGE: He that has revenge in his power, and does not use it, is the great man.

SUCCESS: Nobody fails but he who quits.

BE CIVIL: Not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing.

Attitudes are more important than the facts.

Feelings are everywhere; be gentle

Life is a one-way street. No matter how many detours you take, none leads back. You must do the best you can with what you have.

Life's battles won't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the one who wins is the one who thinks he can.

The less you know, the more you think you know.
The more you know, the less you think you know.

What we all tend to complain about most in other people are those things we don't like about ourselves. - William Wharton

Ever have the feeling in life, when you're finally holding all the cards, everyone else is playing chess? - Gil Stern

Anybody who can still do at 60 what he was doing at 20, wasn't doing much at 20. -Jimmy Townsend

Life begins as a quest of the child for the man and ends as a journey by the man to rediscover the child.- Laurens van der Post

Nonchalance is the ability to remain down to earth when everything else is up in the air.- Earl Wilson

Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment. - Ira Gassen

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.- Dwight D. Eisenhower

All of us could take a lesson from the weather; it pays no attention to criticism. -North DeKalb Kiwanis Club Beacon

Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away.- Tom Clancy

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.- William James

Laughter translates into any language.

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

It is useless to tell a river to stop running; the best thing it to learn how to sail in the direction it is flowing.

Success is a product of unremitting attention to purpose.- Benjamin Disraeli

Do your work with your whole heart and you will succeed - there is so little competition!- Elbert Hubbard

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

It is not enough to fight. It is the spirit which we bring to the fight that decides the issue. It is morale that wins the victory.  
                                                                                                                    - George C. Marshall

Everytime a child says "I don't believe in fairies', there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.- James Mathew Barrie

When you give of your possessions, you give but little; it is when you give of yourself that you truly give.- Kahhl Gibran

Commitment is what makes a promise become reality.

No matter how much it has done for your mind, your education has been a failure if it has failed to open your heart.
                                                                                                                    - St. Frances deSale

Sometimes in our lives we all have pain, we all have sorrow, but if we are wise we know there is always tomorrow.

What you are is God's gift to you;
What you become is your gift to God.

All our tomorrows depend on today.

To be yourself is an achievement in itself.

Anything worth doing is worth doing well.

Don’t be someone to please everyone else, but be someone to please yourself.

Being average is neither here nor there, you are as close to the top as you are the bottom.

Those who have passed from this world die only when we, whom they loved, forget them.

Cooperation is doing with a smile what you have to do anyway.

It is almost impossible to smile on the outside without feeling better on the inside.

A mans greatness is measured by his kindness.

We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success;

We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do;
And probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Perhaps the best thing about the future is that it only comes one day at a time.

Happiness is not something you get, but something you do.

Laughter is the shock absorber that softens and minimizes the bumps of life.

Some pursue happiness - others create it.

A person all wrapped up in himself makes a very small package.

He who makes room in his heart for others, will himself find accommodation everywhere.

Don't let the good things of life rob you of the best things.

Dignity is one thing that can't be preserved in alcohol.

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.

There ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common.

In the race to be better or best, miss no the joy of being.

Worry is imagination misplaced.

Those who seek faultless friends, remain friendless.

If you speak before you think, you find out what's really on your mind.

There is no use going back looking for the lost opportunity; someone else has found it.

A list of man's enemies is often a truer guide to his character than a list of his friends.

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.

The best way to forget your own problem is to help someone else solve his.

Don’t worry about knowing people - just make yourself worth knowing.

No one is more profoundly sad than he who laughs too much.

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.

Doubt whom you will…but never yourself.

Remember Yesterday
        Dream of Tomorrow
                But Live for Today.

A smile is a curve that helps to set things straight.

Better late than never.


It is one life whether we spend it laughing or weeping.

American ends in "I Can"

Live today to the fullest
Remember it's the first day of the rest of your life!

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

Happiness is not perfected until it is shared.

Wear a smile - one size fits all

A promise is like a heart…
Tears overflow when it is broken.

The world wisely prefers happiness to wisdom.

Memories are tucked away, but not forgotten.

Look at yourself but never ask why you are you…
There is a meaning for each being
Someone needs you, somewhere, sometime…

There is nothing so powerful as the truth.

In this world, it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Be silent, or speak something worth hearing.

He who endures with patience, is a conqueror.

Love all,
        Trust a few,
                Do wrong to no one

Joy is not in things; it is in us.

A good imagination makes an excellent speech.

Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.

Music is the way our memories sing to us across time.

The best vision is insight.

The giving of love is an education in itself.

Stare. It is the way to educate your eye.

When one is out of touch with oneself, one cannot touch others.

There is no distance on this earth as far away as yesterday.

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

The six most important words are "I admit I made a mistake".
The five most important words are "You did a good job".
The four most important words are "What is your opinion?".
The three most important words are "If you please".
The two most important words are "Thank you".
The one most important word is "we".
The least important word is "I".

Sometimes the most proactive thing we can do is to be happy - just to genuinely smile. Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice.

The key is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. Do the important things first - because where you are headed is more important than how fast you are going.

Intimacy occurs when the boundaries between you and someone else melt, and your hearts touch.

If you have someone special in your life, don't wait to start loving them. Do not put it off for even one day. Make the choice to love now. Whoever loves you is only on loan from God, and he or she could be taken from you at any moment.

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