Friends come and go, but enemies accumulate.--Thomas F. Jones, Jr. 


We don't know who we are until we see what we can do.--Martha Grimes 


There are times when silence has the loudest voice. --Leroy Brownlow

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.--George F. Will 

What we do not understand we do not possess.--Goethe 

The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.--Henry L. Stimson 

Our creator would never have made such lovely days and have given us the deep hearts to enjoy them unless we were meant to be immortal.--Nathaniel Hawthorne 

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.--William G. McAdoo 

When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us. --Sydney J. Harris 

A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.--Thomas Paine

The optimist already sees the scar over the wound; the pessimist still sees the wound beneath the scar.--Ernst Schroder 

A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see, and hits it.--The Lutheran Digest 

Opinions are flexible prejudices.--Gerald Horton Bath 

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots. --Frank A. Clark 

Love looks forward, hate looks back, anxiety has eyes all over its head.--Mignon McLaughlin 

If it's painful for you to criticize your friends, you're safe in doing it; if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.--Alice Duer Miller 

The most prominent place in hell is reserved for those who are neutral on the great issues of life.--Billy Graham 

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.--Henri Bergson 

We have no right to ask when sorrow comes, "Why did this happen to me?" unless we ask the same question for every joy that comes our way.--Philip S. Bernstein 

The most important things in life aren't things.

All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking. --Charles H. Parkhurst 

Success is not permanent. The same is also true of failure. --Dell Crossword 

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it. --Jean de La Fontaine 

You're never a loser until you quit trying. --Mike Ditka 

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. --"Graffiti" 

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

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few. --Anne Morrow Lindbergh 

To learn something new, take the path you took yesterday. --John Burroughs 

Maturity begins when we're content to feel we're right about something without feeling the necessity to prove someone else wrong. --Sydney J. Harris 

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved. --George MacDonald 

No person can be a great leader unless he takes genuine joy in the successes of those under him. --W.A. Nance 

Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found. --Anne Morrow Lindbergh 

Words must surely be counted among the most powerful drugs man ever invented. 
-Leo Rosten 

One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again. --Judith Viorst 

We all live under the same sky, but we don't have the same horizon. --Konrad Adenauer 

You can't test courage cautiously. --Annie Dillard 

Few wishes come true by themselves. --June Smith 

One thing about experience is that when you don't have very much you're apt to get a lot. 
--Franklin P. Jones 

What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom 
"from." --Marilyn vos Savant 

The same fence that shuts others out shuts you in. --Bill Copeland 

It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded. --Anne Morrow Lindbergh 

The surest way to lose a friend is to tell him something for his own good. 
--Sid Ascher 

If I were to begin life again, I should want it as it was. I would only open my eyes a little more. --The Journal of J. Renard 

Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no bird sang there except those that sang best.--Henry Van Dyke 

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

Progress might have been all right once, but it's gone on too long. 
--Ogden Nash 

Nature does make mistakes: sometimes she puts all the bones in the head and none in the back. --Texas Herald 

Truth never damages a cause that is just. --Mohandas K. Gandhi 

Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how true friends talk. --Peggy Noonan 

Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything. --Jean-Louis Etienne 

Character is much easier kept than recovered. --Thomas Paine 

Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping. --Julius & Augustus Hare 

Progress is a line through a list. --L.D. McClanahan 

It's spring fever--you don't know quite what it is you want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so. --Mark Twain 

The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident. --Charles Lamb 

Success is knowing the difference between cornering people and getting them in your corner. 
--Bill Copeland 

The more a man knows, the more he forgives. --Catherine the Great 

Fish for no compliments; they are generally caught in shallow water. --D. Smith 

That person proves his worth who can make us want to listen when he is with us and think when he is gone. --Quoted in Grit 

How a man plays the game shows something of his character; how he loses shows all of it. 
--Georgia Tribune 

The respect of those you respect is worth more than the applause of the multitude. 
--Arnold H. Glasow 

Words without ideas are like sails without wind. --Courier-Record 

One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer. 
--Lord Byron 

You can suffocate a thought by expressing it with too many words. --Frank A. Clark 

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. --James D. Miles 

The defect of equality is that we desire it only with our superiors. --Henry Becque 

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. --William A. Ward




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