What is superfluous is hostile to what is essential - Nietzsche

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Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even. -Horace, poet and satirist (65-8 BCE)
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Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is. -- Francis Bacon

"Roeien met de riemen die we hebben": Rowing with the oars we have. (Dutch proverb).

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No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined. -Harry Emerson Fosdick

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Worry doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.

~ Corrie Ten Boom ~

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Just remember--when you think all is lost, the future remains. -Bob Goddard

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The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love. -Henry Miller, American writer (1891-1980)

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Since light travels faster than sound, isn't that why some people appear bright until you hear them speak? -Steven Wright

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Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. -Berthold Auerbach, German Writer (1812-1882)

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"I call 'poet' any human being who sets out on this path, in quest of what I call the second innocence, the one that comes after knowing, the one that no longer knows, the one that knows how not to know."

~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~:: -Helene Cixous

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.

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When spiders unite, they can tie down a lion.

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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. -Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968)

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"Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do. " - Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

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"I am that gadfly which God has attached to the state, and all day long and in all places am always fastening upon you, arousing and persuading and reproaching you." Aristotle's Apology

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"Within I do not find wrinkles and used heart, but unspent youth"

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"L'erreur n'est pas le contraire de la vérité, elle est l'oubli de la vérité contraire"

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On difficult ground, press on. On encircled ground, devise strategies. On death ground, fight.

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In the long run men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.

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"Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

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Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

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"Of course we need children! Adults need children in their lives to listen to and care for, to keep their imagination fresh and their hearts young and to make the future a reality for which they are willing to work."

~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~ Margaret Mead

"Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself ... determines, or rather indicates, his fate."

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"We are spiritual beings having a human experience."

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"We can do no great things - only things with great love."

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"To believe in synchronicity is to believe in the ability of the universe, on rare occasions, to spontaneously generate goodness, beauty, and joy."

~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~~..~~::~ Nathaniel Borenstein

"Consider the postage stamp: It secures success by sticking to one thing until it gets there."

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"Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."

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"To move a mountain, start with one pebble at a time."

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"Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls"

~~~~.\./\.~./\.~.~~~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~~~.~./\.~./\./.~~~~ Mother Theresa (1910-1997)

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Eleanor Roosevelt

"Life begets life. Energy creates energy."

It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich." Sarah Berhardt (1844-1923)

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Last updated 6/12/02

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