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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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