Quotes

Virgil Each of us bears his own Hell.
Francis Jeffrey There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices.
Author Unknown Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others.
Samuel Foote He is not only dull himself, but the cause of dullness in others.
Cary Grant Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant.
William Shakespeare Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
Dale Carnegie Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
Oscar Wilde All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Edith Hamilton To be able to be caught up into the world of thought -- that is being educated.
Mahatma Gandhi You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Matthew Arnold Resolve to be thyself; and know, that he Who finds himself, loses his misery.
Ann Landers Maturity is the ability to do a job whether or not you are supervised, to carry money without spending it and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
Jello Biafra For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
Spanish Proverb Take hold lightly; let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love.
Dolly Parton The way I see it if you want the rainbow you gotta put up with the rain.
Alfred Montapert Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.
Alphonse Karr Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Freya Madeline Stark There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
Samuel Butler Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
German Proverb Anger without power is folly.
Confucius To govern is to correct. If you set an example by being correct, who would dare remain incorrect?
Wilhelm von Humboldt How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.
John R. Miller If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
David Schwartz Do what you fear and fear disappears.
Virginia Woolf It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.

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