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Those who are able to see beauty in ordinary things have one of life’s rare gifts.

The day will happen whether or not we get up.

I think if you’re conscious of what you have, then you’re happy.
If you’re conscious of what you don’t have, then you become unhappy.
The job of materialism and advertising is to make people conscious of what they don’t have and that breeds unhappiness.
( David McKee )

Fear is important.
Because sometimes it is the only thing that stops us doing something stupid.

Do all the good you can.
In all the places you can..

To all the people you can.
For as long as you can.

Don’t tell me how hard you work.
Tell me how much you get done.

Life passes some people by, and others it runs over.

Don’t allow so-called friends to talk you into making decisions that you know won’t make you truly happy.

I try hard not to judge anyone, and I try to bless everyone who is a part of my life, particularly anyone with whom I am having any problems.
( Jim Henson )

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

You are not weak if you forgive people.
You are strong because you know people make mistakes.

It is more important that you understand yourself than it is for others to understand you.

Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.

Life is too short to waste time on those who do not appreciate what you do for them.

I go to books and to nature as the bee goes to a flower.
For a nectar that I can make into my own honey.
( John Burroughs )

We never know how strong we are until that moment when being strong is the only choice we have.

Only God is in a position to look down on anyone.

The mistake that many people make is fearing they will make a mistake.

Knowing you have made someone feel better is one of the good feelings in life.

When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that three of his fingers are pointing at himself.

It is sometimes good to be alone.
But it is never good to be lonely.

We sometimes expect more from others.
Because we know we would do much for them.

I am patient with stupidity.
But not with those who are proud of it.

Our destiny is sometimes decided by the person we decide to be.

It’s almost impossible to forget those who made us smile.

Every day we should try and do something that will give us a better tomorrow.

To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime, and too sleepy to worry at night.

You may be disappointed if you fail.
But you are doomed if you don’t try.

Refusing to have an opinion is a way of having one.

Beware of the man who won’t be bothered with details.

Most people want to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.

Listen, or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.

If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.

I’m lazy, but it’s the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they don’t like walking or carrying things.

Never regret what you said.
Only regret what you didn’t say.

We do not bow or bend our knees to God,
We open our arms and embrace Him.
We do not beg Him to do things for us,
We ask to be empowered and to assist us,
So that we may do those things ourselves.
( Rose Winfold )

The hands that help are holier than the lips that pray.

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.

Some people have a way of saying things that immediately aggravate you.

I’ll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
( Mae West )

When a person lies to you it may mean they don’t respect you enough to tell you the truth.

If you cannot do great things, then do small things in a great way.

Silence is sometimes trying to tell us something.

When someone smiles it doesn’t necessarily mean they are happy.
It may just mean they are strong enough to face their problems.

Live for today and let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you.

There is only one sin. and that is theft.
When you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.

( Khaled Hosseini )

At the end of the day, all we need is to feel we are needed.

Appreciate what you have now, before time passes by and makes you appreciate what you had.

Establishing lasting peace in the world should be the main subject of education.

If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.

Friendships and relationships are worth fighting for.
But not if you’re the only one fighting.

Time is always available for those who wish to use it.

It’s not what you have in your life that counts, but who you have in your life.

Life is to be lived, not controlled.
And humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.
( Ralph Ellison )

Don’t hold a grudge, laugh when you can, apologise when you should.
Life is too short.

The function of the human body is to carry our soul to the end of this life.

Surround yourself with people that make you happy.

Never waste an opportunity to tell someone you care for them, or love them.

Do not overestimate the competition, and do not underestimate yourself.

Anyone can hear what you say, but only those who care will listen.

Don’t waste your time looking back at what you lost.
Look at what you have now, and move on.

Sometimes we just need someone to listen.

However good or bad your life may be.
Be thankful you still have one.

Maybe this world is another planet’s hell.
( Aldous Huxley )

Those who know the least about you always have the most to say.
And those who know the most about you have the least to say.

In order to succeed, our desire for success must be greater than our fear of failure.

The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.

A meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words.

We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

We all know a fool when we see one, but not when we are one.

Success consists of going from failure to failure, without loss of enthusiasm.

It is by acts and not ideas that we live.

Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.

Experience is the name that some people give to their mistakes.

The difference between fiction and reality?
Fiction has to make sense.

( Tom Clancy )

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