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"Behind every successful man stands a proud wife and surprised mother in law."
 Brooks Hays

"Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of sins."
 Langdon Mitchell

"Middle age is when you've met so many people, that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else."
 Ogden Nash

"Only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. One is to let her think she is having her own way, and the other, to let her have it."
 Lyndon B Johnson

"Your friend is the man who knows all about you and still likes you."
 Elbert Hubbard

"Middle age is when your age starts to show around the middle."
 Bob Hope

"One of the best hearing aids a man can have is an attentive wife."
 Groucho Marx

"The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary."
 Vidal Sassoon

"Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid."
 Harlan Miller

"The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down."
 T S Eliot

"God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars."
 Elbert Hubbard

"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."
 Benjamin Franklin

"Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together."
 Woodrow Wilson

"What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?"
 George Eliot

"It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong."
 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it."
 Austin O'Malley

"Committees are a group of the unfit appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary."
 Carl C Byers

"Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straignt upwards."
 Sir Fred Hoyle

"Men have a much better time of it than women; for on thing they marry later; for another thing they die earlier."
 H L Menken

"Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting."
 Christopher Morley

"Only those who never step never stumble."
 Rd Paul Evans

"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts."
 Eleanor Roosevelt

"Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase."
 Martin Luther King Jnr

"I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within."
 Anna Freud

"It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves."
 Edmund Hillary

"The tide turns at low water as well as at high."
 Havelock Ellis

"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
 A A Milne

"The past cannot be changed; the future is yet in your power."
 Hugh White

"Believe you can and you're half way there."
 Theodore Roosevelt

"Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many."
 Unknown

"If you have a hammer, everything begins to look like a nail."
 Friedrich Nietzsche

"It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen."
 John Wooden

"Take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves."
 Lord Chesterfield

"All who joy would win must share it - happiness was born a twin. "
 Lord Byron

"To err is human but it feels divine."
 Unknown

"The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us."
 C S Lewis

"What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable?"
 John Green

"Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?"
 L M Montgomery

"It's actions, not words, that matter."
 Nicholas Sparks

"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible". "
 Audrey Hepburn

"We must remember that the test of our religious principles lies not just in what we say, not only in our prayers, not even in living blameless lives - but in what we do for others."
 Harry S Truman

"Without the dark, we'd never see the stars."
 Stephanie Meyer

"When we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask "How many good things have you done in your life?" rather he will ask "How much love did you put into what you did?""
 Mother Teresa

"We do not understand much of anything . . we have a wilderness of mystery to make our way through in the centuries ahead."
 Dr Lewis Thomas

"Some men see things as they are and say, 'Why?' I dream of things that never were and say, 'Why not?'"
 George Bernard Shaw

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
 Nelson Mandela

"When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a woman, you educate a family."
 Charles D McIver

"If you can't make a mistake, you can't make anything."
 Marva Collins

"To love what you do and feel that it matters - what could be more fun?"
 Katherine Graham

"The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary."
 Vidal Sassoon

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty."
 Henry Ford

"To be content, look backward on those who possess less than yourself not forward to those who possess more."
 Benjamin Franklin

"You have to accept whatever comes along, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give."
 Eleanor Roosevelt

"The Seven Last Words of the Church: "We never did it that way before.""
 Unknown

"There's no such thing as bad weather. Only wrong clothes."
 Sigmund Freud

"We are all in favour of change as long as it doesn't make any difference."
 Unknown

"The world would be a much better place if everyone smiled more. So smile, be cheerful, and be joyous that God loves you."
 Mother Teresa

"When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, "I used everything you gave me.""
 Erma Bombeck

"Don't let the best you have done so far be the standard for the rest of your life."
 Gustavus F Swift

"Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why."
 Bernard Baruch

"He can who thinks he can. And he can't who thinks he can't. This is an indisputable law. "
 Henry Ford

"We take the risk of turning to you, Father, because we know that not doing so is a much greater risk."
 Adrain Plass

"In England we have come to rely on a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something out to be done and serious attempt to do it."
 H G Wells

"When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it."
 Edgar Howe

"Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it."
 Samuel Butler

"Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful."
 Jn Wooden

"If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."
 Abraham Maslow

"A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."
 Nelson Mandela

"A baby is God's opinion that life should go on."
 Carl Sandburg

"If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better person."
 Wm J Clinton

"It wouldn't do some of us any harm to set out clearly what we can do for God in return for what he has done for us."
 Adrain Plass

"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."
 Confucius

"Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn't take any brains to complain."
 Robt A Cook

"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."
 Wm Arthur Ward

"Thinking about repentance is often much tougher than actually doing it. Won't it be good to feel clean again?"
 Adrain Plass

"A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work."
 John Lubbock

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."
 John F Kennedy

"Use what talents you possess; the woods would be silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best."
 Henry van Dyke

"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
 Thomas Jefferson

"Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are oten stiffened."
 Billy Graham

"Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better."
 Sydney J Harris

"Even if your on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."
 Will Rogers

"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."
 Wm Arthur Ward

"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would truly astound ourselves."
 Thomas Edison

"For more than five years I maintained myself thus solely by the labour of my hands, and I found that by working about six weeks in a year, I could meet all the expenses of my living."
 Henry David Thoreau

"I have lived some thirty years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors."
 Henry David Thoreau

"If a man does not keep pace with his comanions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer."
 Henry David Thoreau

"When you educate a man, you educate an individual; when you educate a woman, you educate a family."
 Chas D McIver

"I haven't failed. I've found ten thousand ways that don't work."
 Thomas Edison

"Your beliefs become your thoughts; your thoughts become your words; your words become your actions; your actions become your habits; your habits become your values; your values become your destiny."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well."
 Unknown

"Nothing new can come into your life unless you are grateful for what you already have."
 Michael Bernard

"Peace: it does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart."
 Unknown

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
 Albert Einstein

"It's really nice to wake up in the morning realising God has given you another day to live."
 Unknown

"True affluence is not needing anything."
 Gary Snyder

"God loves us exactly as we are, and far too much to leave us as we are."
 Unknown

"We, the uninformed, working for the inaccessible, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful."
 Jim Lundy

"Never worry as long as you can pray. When you can't pray, you'd better start to worry, for then you have something to worry about!"
 Unknown

"Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length."
 Robert Frost

"Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survivelong after your gold and good health have vanished."
 Og Mandino

"Faith is the staff that will support you over the rockiest terrain."
 Joan Walsh Anglund

"We must forgive the Past before we can be free to embrace the Future."
 Joan Walsh Anglund

"Diplomacy is when you make your in-laws feel at home, when you wish they were."
 Unknown

"When the One Great Scorer comes to write against your name, He marks, not that you won or lost, but how you played the game. "
 Grantland Rice

"When the One Great Scorer comes to write against your name, He marks, not that you won or lost, but how you played the game. "
 Grantland Rice

"Don't be afraid to take big steps. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps."
 David Lloyd George

"An atheist is a man with no invisible means of support."
 Unknown

"If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of something for somebody, you'll end up not doing anything for anybody."
 Malcolm Bane

"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with."
 Mark Twain

"Newspapers are still credible, provided you read between the lines."
 Unknown

"We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes."
 John F Kennedy

"Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it."
 Unknown

"It's a funny thing about life. If you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it."
 Somerset Maughan

"We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it."
 George Bernard Shaw

"A neighbour is a person who listens to you attentively, through a wall."
 Unknown

"Your strength lies in your Hope. Your salvation lies in your Faith."
 Joan Walsh Anglund

"We dwell in shadow or in sunlight . . . according to our belief."
 Joan Walsh Anglund

"It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end."
 Ursula K. Le Guin

"It's difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow."
 Robert Goddard

"Our deepest fear is of coming and going and nobody knowing."
 Unknown

"Life is in the living. Love is in the giving."
 Joan Walsh Anglund

"The best way to help yourself is to help someone else."
 Joan Walsh Anglund

"The true neighbour will risk his position, his prestige and even his life for the welfare of others."
 Martin Luther King Jnr

"We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people."
 Martin Luther King Jnr

"What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do."
 John Ruskin

"All worthwhile men have good thoughts, good ideas and good intentions, but precious few of them ever translate those into action."
 John Hancock

"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can."
 Arthur Ashe

"Action may not bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action."
 William James

"Happiness is a very small desk and a very large waste basket."
 Robert Orben

"Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned."
 Peter Marshall

"Go for it now. The future is promised to no one."
 Wayne W. Dyer

"I've always found that the poorer the places that I go, the more smiles I see, and the more happiness I see."
 Michael Franti

"Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going."
 Sam Levenson

"Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star."
 W Clement Stone

"Work like it all depends on you and pray like it all depends on God."
 Unknown

"One of the keys to happiness is a real bad memory."
 Rita Mae Brown

"The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well and doing well whatever you do."
 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be."
 Thomas a Kempis

"Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable."
 Sydney J Harris

"Don't carry a grudge. While you're carrying the grudge, the other guy's out dancing."
 Buddy Hacketti

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

"Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world. "
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense."
 Steve Landesberg

"A great many people think they are thinking, when they are merely rearranging their prejudices."
 William James

"You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you're going to live. Now."
 Joan Baez

"Rogues are preferable to fools as rogues occasionally take the day off."
 Alexander Dumas

"Success is never certain. Failure is never final."
 Robert H Schuller

"We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't."
 Frank Clark

"We must all learn to live together as brothers or we will all perish together as fools."
 Martin Luther King Jnr

"None are so empty as those who are full of themselves."
 Benjamin Whichcote

"The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time."
 Dean Acheson

"Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards."
 Sir Fred Hoyle

"Just about the time you think you can make both ends meet, somebody moves the ends."
 Pansy Penner

"History is littered with wars which everybody knew would never happen."
 Enoch Powell

"I'm very fond of pigs; but I don't find it difficult to eat them."
 Robert Runcie

"Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression."
 Dodie Smith

"A speaker who does not strike oil in ten minutes should stop boring."
 Louis Nizer

"Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion."
 C Northcote Parkinson

"I hate women because they always know where things are."
 James Thurber

"God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it."
 Austin O'Malley

"Show me someone who thinks that money buys happiness and I'll show you someone who has never had a lot of money."
 David Geffer

"When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen."
 Ernest Hemingway

"Argument is the worst sort of conversation."
 Jonathan Swift

"There are two ways to get enough. One is to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less and less."
 G. K. Chesterton

"Eternity is not something that begins after you are dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now."
 Charlotte Gilman

"Your faith is what you believe, not what you know."
 John Lancaster Spalding

"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."
 John Wooden

"If it were not for death there would be no urgency about religion."
 Gerald Brenan

"There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, And that is to have a clear conscience or none at all."
 Ogden Nash

"Man is Creation's masterpiece: but who says so? Man."
 Elbert Hubbard

"To the lexicographer 'God' is simply the word that comes next to 'go-cart'."
 Samuel Butler

"The wise man does not lay up treasure. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own."
 Lao-Tse

"God never imposes a duty without giving time to do it."
 John Ruskin

"O Lord, if there is a Lord, save my soul, if I have a soul. "
 Ernest Renan

"Some of us learn from other people's mistakes; the rest of us have to be the other people."
 Barbara Johnson

"Behind every successful man is a surprised woman."
 Maryon Pearson

"There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative."
 Robert Collier

"At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parenets."
 Jane D Hull

"It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness."
 Charles Spurgeon

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."
 Oscar Wilde

"A man may well be condemned, not for doing something, but for doing nothing."
 William Barclay

"A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug."
 Patricia Neal

"When women are depressed, they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking."
 Elaine Boosler

"Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger."
 Franklin P Jones

"Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face."
 Victor Hugo

"My mind not only wanders, sometimes it leaves completely."
 Barbara Johnson

"Lord, let me not live to be useless."
 John Wesley

"Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get."
 Dale Carnegie

"Happiness consists in activity - it is a running stream, not a stagnant pool."
 John Mason Good

"While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago."
 John Adams

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."
 John F Kennedy

"The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work."
 Robert Frost

"God has given us two hands - one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing."
 Billy Graham

"Status quo: Latin for "the mess we're in.""
 Unknown

"Happiness doesn't come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do."
 Wilfred Peterson

"I shall pass through this world but once; any good things, therefore, that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any human being, or dumb animal. let me do it now. Let me not deter it or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again."
 John Galsworthy

"God's plan made a hopeful beginning, but man spoiled his chances by sinning, We trust that the story will end in God's glory, But at present, the other side's winning."
 Unknown

"It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed."
 Kin Hubbard

"I sought to hear the voice of God and climbed the topmost steeple, But God declared "Go down again - I dwell among the people"."
 John Henry Newman

"They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad to realise that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days. "
 Garrison Keillor

"Women's rights became a movement because of man's wrongs."
 Unknown

"We gave grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount."
 General Omar Bradley

"God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish one from the other."
 Reinhold Niebuhr

"Did you ever think how much labour went into inventing a labour-saving device?"
 Unknown

"Trust in God - and do something."
 Mary Lyon

"Creative thinking may simply mean the realization that there is no particular virtue in doing things the way they have always been done."
 Rudolph Flesch

"Believe you are defeated, believe it long enough, and it is likely to become a fact."
 Norman Vincent Peale

"When angry, count to ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred."
 Thomas Jefferson

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."
 Mark Twain

"Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation."
 Henry Kissenger

"What we learn after we know it all, is what counts."
 Unknown

"How did a fool and his money get together in the first place?"
 Unknown

"Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?"
 Unknown

"O Lord, please fill my mouth with worthwhile stuff, and nudge me when I've said enough."
 Unknown

"Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence."
 Michael O'Brien

"It has been said that the only thing we learn from history is that we do not learn."
 Unknown

"We have two ears and only one tongue in order that we may hear more and speak less."
 Diogenes Laertius 150BC

"You can learn good manners from the bad manners of others,"
 Unknown

"The graveyards are full of indispensable men."
 Charles de Gaulle

"We ought to hear at least one little song every day, read a good poem, see a first-rate painting, and if possible speak a few sensible words."
 Johann Von Goethe

"A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours."
 Milton Berle

"The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket."
 Frank Hubbard

"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."
 John Wooden

"Some people who are not paid what they are worth ought to be glad."
 Unknown

"It's great to work with somebody who wants to do things differently."
 Keith Bellows

"It takes twenty years to make an overnight successs."
 Unknown

"The haves and the have-nots can often be traced back to the did and did-nots."
 D O Flynn

"The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, the optimist, the opportunity in every difficulty."
 L P Jacks

"When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another."
 Helen Keller

"Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else."
 Sir James Barrie

"Brand new ideas are rare; good new ideas are even rarer."
 Unknown

"First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst."
 Dale Carnegie

"Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can't afford to lose."
 Thomas Edison

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials."
 Lin Yutang

"No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities - always see them, for they're always there."
 Norman Vincent Peale

"Most people like hard work. Particularly when they are paying for it."
 Franklin P Jones

"There's plenty room at the top, but there's no room to sit down."
 Helen Downey

"A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd."
 James Crook

"Lord, I confess I am not what I ought to be: but I thank you, Lord, that I'm not what I used to be."
 Maxie Dunnan

"Getting something done is an accomplishment; getting something done right is an achievement."
 Unknown

"Far and away the best prize tht life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
 Theodore Roosevelt

"Ladder of Achievement: 100% - I did. 90% will. 80% I can. 70% I think I can. 60% I might. 50% I think I might. 40% What is it? 30% I wish I could. 20% I don't know how. 10% I can't. 0% I won't."
 Unknown

"We do not stop playing because we are old. We grow old because we stop playing."
 Unknown

"The only thing that keeps a man going is energy. And what is energy but liking life? "
 Louis Auchincloss

"God gave us a world unfinished, so that we might share in the joys and satisfaction of creation."
 Allen Stockdale

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
 Thomas Edison

"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. "
 Wm Feather

"I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving."
 Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it."
 Benjamin Franklin

"Funny how a dollar can look so big when you take it to church, and so small when you take it to the store."
 Frank Clark

"Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks and courage."
 Charles Luckman

"There's plenty of room at the top, but there's no room to sit down."
 Helen Downey

"Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way."
 Booker T Washington

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone."
 Bill Cosby

"Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realising that life is made up of little things."
 Frank A Clark

"What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary."
 Richard Harkness

"The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them."
 Robert Frost

"We have to learn to be our own best friends, because we fall too easily into the trap of being our worst enemies."
 Roderick Thorp

"It is neither wealth nor splendour, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness."
 Thomas Jefferson

"The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat."
 Lily Tomlin

"How did a fool and his money get together in the first place?"
 Unknown

"There are people who have money and people who are rich."
 Coco Chanel

"To fill the hour - that is happiness..."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen."
 Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."
 Oscar Wilde

"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
 Theodore Roosevelt

"Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you."
 Aldous Huxley

"Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need more."
 Addison H Hallock

"Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important."
 T S Eliot

"The poorest man would not part with health for money, but the richest would gladly part with all their money for health."
 C C Colton

"To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals."
 Benjamin Franklin

"If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything."
 Mrs Ernest Hemingway

"...In about the same degree as you are helpful, you will be happy."
 Karl Reiland

"Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers."
 Socrates c.420 B.C.

"Give a little love to a child and you will get a great deal back."
 John Ruskin

"My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me."
 Winston Churchill

"It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water."
 Franklin P Jones

"Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them."
 Adlai Stevenson

"Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed."
 Robert Gallagher

"The trouble with life in the fast lane is that you get to the other end in an awful hurry."
 John Jenson

"God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how."
 Henry Ward Beecher

"The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way."
 Dale Carnegie

"We should take from the past its fires and not its ashes."
 Jean Juares

"The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining."
 John F Kennedy

"If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average."
 M H Alderson

"Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves."
 William Hazlett

"Peace of mind is attained not by ignoring problems, but by solving them."
 Raymond Hull

"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, it empties today of its strength."
 Corrie Ten Boom

"We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give."
 Winston Churchill

"The poor long for riches, the rich long for heaven, but the wise long for a state of tranquillity."
 Swami Rama

"I dislike the intolerance and moralism of many Christians, and feel more sympathy with Honest Doubters than with them."
 A N Wilson

"The Good News is that God loved me long before I could have done anything to deserve it."
 Desmond Tutu

"I am convinced that Christians must listen carefully to members of other faiths."
 John Young

"I had the feeling of being crushed under a rock till I could see only one crack of light, and that was the love of God. "
 Gerald Priestland

"Most starvation in the modern world is caused by corrupt or inefficient government, by unfair trading or by war."
 John Young

"Science has never superseded religion, and it is my expectation that it never will supersede it."
 Arnold Toynbee

"God always gives the best to those who leave the choice with him "
 Jim Elliot

"Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets."
 Arthur Miller

"Failure is God's way of saying you're moving in the wrong direction."
 Oprah Winfrey

"There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go."
 Fredrick Faber

"Wisdom is knowing what to do next, virtue is doing it."
 David Star Jordan

"A little science is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal."
 Oscar Wilde

"Sincerity: once you can fake that you've got it made."
 George Burns

"We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone."
 Ronald Reagan

"It is by acts and not by ideas that people live."
 Anatole France

"The only place fear has to work is in the empty space where your faith should be."
 Unknown

"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces I would still plant my apple tree."
 Martin Luther

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."
 Winston Churchill

"Contentment makes poor men rich, and discontent makes rich men poor."
 Benjamin Franklin

"Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something."
 Plato

"Science does not and cannot disprove religion. Nor does it prove religion to be true."
 John Young

"I am extremely patient, provided I get my own way in the end."
 Margaret Thatcher

"Adam said it was Eve's fault; Eve blamed the serpent, and the serpent hadn't a leg to stand on."
 Unknown

"The follower of Christ does not mean "I am a specially good person" when he claims to be a Christian."
 John Young

"Everyone can be discontented if he ignores his blessings and looks only at his burdens."
 Thomas S Monson

"Politics is developing more comedians than radio ever did."
 Jimmy Durante

"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."
 Winston Churchill

"Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation."
 Henry A Kissinger

"It is no longer acceptable in British politics to be fat or eccentric or religious."
 Ian Hislop

"Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have."
 Winston Churchill

"Science and religion look at the universe from different viewpoints, and ask different sets of important questions."
 John Young

"I think the hand of God can be seen everywhere."
 Arnold Wolfendale

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."
 Henry David Thoreau

"The approach of death certainly concentrates the mind."
 A N Wilson

"Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose and frame your life with faith."
 Thomas S Monson

"If a person gets his attitude towards money straight it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life."
 Billy Graham

"If I were to say "God, why me?" about the bad things, then I should say "God why me?" about the good things that happen in my life."
 Arthur Ashe

"Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you."
 Eileen Caddy

"The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one."
 Elbert Hubbard

"The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety."
 George Muller

"Yard by yard life is hard; inch by inch life's a cinch!"
 Unknown

"There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?"
 Woody Allen

"The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything."
 Unknown

"The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy."
 Sam Levenson

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
 Confucius

"Oh well! No matter what happens there is always death."
 Napoleon Bonaparte

"It's never too late to become what you might have been."
 George Eliot

"When you stop doing things for fun you might as well be dead."
 Ernest Hemingway

"No one has ever become poor by giving."
 Anne Frank

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

"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows."
 Ralph Marston

"We cannot do everything at once but we can do something at once."
 Calvin Coolidge

"Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier."
 Albert Schweitzer

"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts."
 Eleanor Roosevelt

"Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds you down or polishes you up depends on you."
 Jacob M Braude

"One day our life will flash before our eyes. Make sure it's worth watching."
 Gerard Way

"One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life."
 E.M. Forster

"However self-sufficient a man may imagine himself to be, in his more serious moments he secretly longs for spiritual reinforcement."
 Murdo Macdonald

"We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life."
 Wm Osler

"Perseverance isn't a long race; it is many short races one after the other."
 Walter Elliot

"Life always offers you another chance. It's called tomorrow."
 Unknown

"You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough."
 Frank H Crane

"Contentment often lodges more in cottages than palaces."
 Unknown

"Say what you like about the Ten Commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant truth that there are only ten of them."
 H.L. Mencken

"The Church of England is the perfect church for people who don't go to church."
 Gerald Priestland

"Some ministers would make good martyrs. They are so dry, they would burn well."
 Chas. H Spurgeon

"Every act of kindness and compassion done by any man for his fellow Christian is done by Christ working within him."
 Julian of Norwich

"Priests are no more necessary to religion than politicians are to patriotism."
 John Haynes Holmes

"What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the world."
 Albert Einstein

"I have always considered a clergyman as the father of a larger family than he is able to maintain."
 Samuel Johnson

"What an amazing capacity for disappointment the Church has."
 Nigel Balchin

"The universe seems to have been designed by a pure mathematician."
 Sir James Jeans

"God's mill grinds slow, but sure."
 George Herbert

"The all-male religions have produced no religious imagery. The great religious art of the world is deeply involved with the female principle."
 Kenneth Clark

"It is with God Himself as it is with a great mountain. The important thing is to come to Him not with fear, but with love."
 Sherpa Tensing

"When God shuts a door, He opens a window."
 John Ruskin

"The only thing that stops God sending a second Flood is that the first one was useless."
 Nicolas Chamfort

"Man can descend to abysmal depths of cruelty, sadism and sinister conduct but like the prodigal in the far country he is not inevitably lost."
 Murdo Macdonald

"Spiritual Hunger does not mean that a man will necessarily find God, but it does strongly suggest that God exists."
 David Watson

"A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday."
 Jonathan Swift

"There is so much for us all to forgive that we shall never get it done without putting in a lot of practice."
 J Neville Ward

"A man there was, though some did count him mad, The more he cast away, the more he had."
 John Bunyan

"God is more truly imagined than expressed, and he exists more truly than he is imagined."
 St.Augustine of Hippo

"We are all living a life of quiet desperation."
 George Bernard Shaw

"If you find God, you find life: if you miss God you miss the whole point of living."
 Kenneth Pillar

"Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good."
 Walter Savage Landor

"When God made man she was only testing."
 Unknown

"To most of us the future seems unsure; but then it always has been; and we who have seen great changes must have great hopes."
 John Masefield

"A God who let us prove his existence would be an idol."
 Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Christians are the only people in the world who have anything to be happy about."
 Billy Graham

"The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death."
 E.M. Forster

"Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can."
 Nicholas Sparks

"Many small people in many small places, doing many small things, that can alter the face of the world."
 Unknown

"My father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic."
 Spike Milligan

"The greatest weariness comes from work not done."
 Eric Hoffer

"Christianity is the religion, not of a book but of a Person."
 Murdo Macdonald

"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."
 Walt Disney

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
 Anne Frank

"You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough."
 Andrew Davidson

"The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom."
 Isaac Asimov

"When a country changes its government, it only pushes one set of sinners out and puts another set of sinners in."
 Studdert Kennedy

"There are those who assure us that they can be religious without believing in God, and Christians without accepting one single doctrine of the Christian faith."
 Murdo Macdonald

"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old."
 Edgar Howe

"People are valued more for what they endure than for what they achieve."
 Mick Hume

"Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead."
 Louisa May Alcott

"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."
 Martin Luther King Jnr

"The Church is confronted with the task of proclaiming the gospel to a generation which has an insatiable appetite for believing the wrong things."
 Murdo Macdonald

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning."
 Benjamin Franklin

"He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs religion."
 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The existence of the Bible is the greatest blessing which humanity ever experienced."
 Immanuel Kant

"Christianity won't fit into a list of hobbies or interests. It is far too big for that."
 John Young

"We have been dosing our people with religion, when what they want is not this but the living God."
 Frederick Denison Maurice

"A man doesn't know what he knows until he knows what he doesn't know."
 Laurence J Peter

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is What are you doing for others?"
 Martin Luther King Jnr

"The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world."
 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. "
 Booker T Washington

"If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there."
 Lewis Carroll

"What do I thinkof Western civilisation? I think it would be a good idea."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"If anyone could show me that Christianity is not true, then I would have nothing more to do with it."
 John Young

"Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other."
 Leo Buscaglia

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."
 Robert Louis Stevenson

"All philosophy in two words - sustain and abstain."
 Epictetus

"Three phrases that sum up Christmas are: Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men, and Batteries not Included."
 Unknown

"What we are in the long run is determined by what we believe."
 Murdo Macdonald

"There are many modern thinkers who regard faith as an outmoded mediaeval legacy, or a pious Victorian anachronism which has ceased to command the allegiance of intelligent people."
 Murdo Macdonald

"Oh for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money."
 Unknown

"Santa is very jolly because he knows where all the bad girls live."
 Dennis Miller

"As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists."
 Joan Gussow

"As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices; take it or leave it."
 Buddy Hackett

"There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will."
 Robert Frost

"It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it."
 Albert Einstein

"An intellectual is someone who can listen to the "William Tell Overture" without thinking of the Lone Ranger."
 John Chesson

"Toss your dashed hopes not into a trash bin but into a drawer where you are likely to rummage some bright morning."
 Robert Brault

"You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him."
 Leo Aikman

"The joy of music should never be interrupted by a commercial."
 Leonard Bernstein

"This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone."
 Taylor Caldwell

"At the moment the Church has not even begun to grasp its frightening potentiality for good and evil."
 Murdo Macdonald

"Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it."
 Unknown

"Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life."
 Ludwig van Beethoven

"I do like Christmas on the whole... In its clumsy way it does approach Peace and Goodwill. But it is clumsier every year."
 E.M. Forster

"It is Christmas in the heart that puts Chrismas in the air."
 W T Ellis

"A day is Eternity's seed, and we are its Gardeners."
 Erica Harris

"I worry that the person who thought up Muzak may be thinking up something else."
 Lily Tomlin

"Post your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas."
 Johnny Carson

"Gambling is based on the assumption that if a man perseveres long enough his luck is bound to turn."
 Murdo Macdonald

"A beast can never be as cruel as a man: The tiger only tears and gnaws - that is all he can do."
 Murdo Macdonald

"Edible - Good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm."
 Ambrose Bierce

"Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly Merry Christmas."
 Peg Bracken

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"Opera is where a guy gets stabbed in the back, and instead of dying, he sings."
 Robert Benchley

"It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark."
 Howard Ruff

"I'll bet what motivated the British to colonise so much of the world is that they were just looking for a decent meal."
 Martha Harrison

"The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other."
 Burton Hillis

"The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scots as a joke, but the Scots haven't got the joke yet."
 Oliver Herford

"My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require."
 Edward Elgar

"Tough and funny and a little bit kind: this is as near to perfection as a human being can be."
 Mignon McLau

"There has been only one Christmas. The rest are anniversaries."
 Unknown

"It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth."
 Joseph Conrad

"Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city."
 George Burns

"I feel closest to Hell when I'm thinking about money."
 Pharaoh Sanders

"All endeavour calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil."
 Henry David Thoreau

"No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both he is twice blessed indeed."
 Harold Macmillan

"Be true to your work, your word, and your friend."
 Henry David Thoreau

"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."
 Robert Frost

"While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done."
 Helen Keller

"The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is."
 Robert H Schuller

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."
 Henry Ford

"We can change our lives, We can do, have and be exactly what we wish."
 Tony Robbins

"One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say."
 Bryant H MacGill

"What appears to be the end of the road may simply be a bend in the road."
 Robert H Schuller

"All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it."
 Thomas a Kempis

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
 Helen Keller

"Do not worry about avoiding tempation. As you grow older it will avoid you."
 Joey Adams

"Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense."
 Robert Frost

"I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars."
 Og Mandino

"If at first you don't succeed, blame your parents."
 Marcelene Cox

"If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain."
 Emily Dickinson

"Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy."
 Joseph Campbell

"One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential."
 Maya Angelou

"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough."
 Og Mandino

"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."
 David Brinkley

"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
 Helen Keller

"Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers."
 Tony Robbins

"It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married."
 Robert Frost

"I found there was only one way to look thin: hang out with fat people."
 Rodney Dangerfield

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
 Winston Churchill

"Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners."
 Laurence Sterne

"Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it."
 Robert Frost

"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."
 Mark Twain

"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."
 John Wooden

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement."
 Helen Keller

"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines."
 Robert H Schuller

"God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought."
 Joseph Campbell

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka' but 'That's funny...'"
 Isaac Asimov

"A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours."
 Milton Berle

"If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten."
 Tony Robbins

"Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools."
 Og Mandino

"I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy."
 Leo Buscaglia

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow."
 Helen Keller

"When I eventually met Mr Right I had no idea that his first name was Always."
 Rita Rudner

"Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up."
 Robert Frost

"Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best."
 John C Maxwell

"The longer I live the more I am convinced that the one thing worth living for and dying for is the privilege of making someone more happy and more useful."
 Booker T Washington

"Happiness is really found in giving and in serving others."
 Henry Drummond

"Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished."
 Og Mandino

"The most wasted day of all is that on which we have not laughed."
 Sebastien R N Chamfort

"The soul that perpetually overflows with kindness and sympathy will always be cheerful."
 Parke Godwin

"To be able to find joy in anothers' joy: that is the secret of happiness."
 George Bernanos

"Science, far from diminishing the mysteries of the Universe, has in actual fact increased them."
 Murdo Macdonald

"He chose to be rich by making his wants few."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness."
 Bertrand Russell

"To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness."
 Betreand

"God is pushed out to the very circumference of things and is only called upon when the clockwork of normal events does not function."
 Murdo Macdonald

"Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose."
 Wm Cowper

"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
 Charles Kingsley

"Money never prevented anybody from being happy or unhappy."
 Eddie Barclay

"No man is happy in the belief that life is at the mercy of blind chance."
 Murdo Macdonald

"My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?"
 Charles M Schulz

"When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn."
 Harriet Beecher Stowe

"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain."
 Dolly Parton

"Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."
 John Barrymore

"There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy."
 Joyce Grenfell

"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with."
 Mark Twain

"Science can never disprove God."
 Murdo Macdonald

"Happiness is a voyage, not a destination. There is no better time to be happy than NOW."
 Unknown

"Quotation: something that somebody said that seemed to make sense at the time."
 Egon J Beaudoin

"A psychiatrist is the next man you start talking to after you start talking to yourself."
 Fred Allen

"The reason that men oppose progress is not that they hate progress but that they love inertia."
 Elbert Hubbard

"I believe we should all pay our tax bill with a smile. I tried - but they wanted cash."
 Unknown

"The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long."
 A J P Taylor

"It's not the world that's got so much worse but the news coverage that's got so much better."
 G. K. Chesterton

"When a man brings his wife flowers for no reason - there's a reason."
 Molly McGee

"Money can't buy friends but you can get a better class of enemy. "
 Spike Milligan

"Men have a much better time of it than women; for one thing they marry later; for another thing they die earlier."
 H.L. Mencken

"A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness."
 Elbert Hubbard

"Men marry because they are tired, women because they are curious. Both are disappointed."
 Oscar Wilde

"Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo."
 H G Wells

"One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up."
 Malcolm Muggeridge

"The most successful politician is he who says what everybody is thinking most often and in the loudest voice."
 Theodore Roosevelt

"The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing."
 Oscar Wilde

"The follies which a man regrets most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity."
 Helen Rowland

"Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them."
 Adlai Stevenson

"I like the way you always manage to state the obvious with a sense of real discovery."
 Gore Vidal

"For every person wishing to teach, there are thirty not wanting to be taught."
 Unknown

"Love is like the measles - all the worse when it comes late in life."
 Douglas Jerrold

"Life is too short for men to take it seriously."
 George Bernard Shaw

"Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative."
 Henry Kissinger

"Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five."
 W Somerset Maugham

"Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory."
 Franklin P. Adams

"Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his friends for his political life."
 Jeremy Thorpe

"Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even when there's no river."
 Nikita Khrushchev

"Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely."
 Adlai Stevenson

"I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them."
 E V Lucas

"There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it."
 Bertrand Russell

"Retirement means twice as much husband on half as much money."
 Unknown

"When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathise are really looking for the particulars."
 Edgar Howe

"The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public."
 Sir George Jessel

"The only thing I regret about my life is the length of it. If I had to live my life again, I'd make all the same mistakes - only sooner."
 Tallulah Bankhead

"Nobody ever forgets where he buried a hatchet."
 Kim Hubbard

"Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune."
 Kim Hubbard

"The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd."
 Bertrand Russell

"An optimist is a man who starts a crossword puzzle with a fountain pen."
 Unknown

"Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed."
 Anthony Powell

"I hope we never live to see the day when a thing is as bad as some of our newspapers make it."
 Will Rogers

"Middle age is when, whenever you go on holiday, you pack a sweater."
 Denis Norden

"The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things."
 Jilly Cooper

"Marriage is not a word but a sentence."
 Unknown

"I don't know what London's coming to - the higher the buildings the lower the morals."
 Noel Coward

"If nobody ever said anything unless he knew what he was talking about, a ghastly hush would descend upon the earth."
 Sir Alan Herbert

"An editor is one who separates the wheat from the chaff and prints the chaff."
 Adlai Stevenson

"People everywhere confuse What they read in newspapers with news."
 A J Liebling

"'Tis a favorite project of mine, a new value of pi to assign. I would fix it at 3 for it's simpler, you see, than 3 point 14159"
 Prof. Harvey L Carter

"I think of my wife, and I think of Lot; And I think of the lucky break he got."
 Wm Cole

"Oh, isn't life a terrible thing, thank God?"
 Dylan Thomas

"Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing is knowing when to forgo an advantage."
 Unknown

"I am an unbeliever - but sometimes I have doubts."
 George Bernard Shaw

"Take one step towards God and He'll take two steps towards you."
 Unknown

"A government who robs Peter to pay Paul will always get the support of Paul."
 Unknown

"If you can't be grateful for what you have got, be grateful for what you have not got."
 Unknown

"We never know what is enough - until we have had more than enough."
 Unknown

"You don't know what happiness is until you get married - then it's too late."
 Unknown

"In all ages hypocrites called priests have put crowns on the heads of thieves called kings."
 Unknown

"The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people meaner than they are."
 Unknown

"The Lord sends the food and the devil sends the cook."
 Unknown

"It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do."
 Jerome K. Jerome

"Knowing how to refuse is as important as knowing how to accept."
 Unknown

"A wise ignorance is an essential part of knowledge."
 Plato

"We are here for a short time - let's get all the laughter we can."
 Unknown

"The only thing we learn from history is that we don't learn."
 Unknown

"We spend the first half of our life collecting things and the second half trying to get rid of them."
 Unknown

"We crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for yesterday and fear for tomorrow."
 Bertrand Russell

"In Brighton she was Brenda, She was Patsy up in Perth; In Cambridge she was Candida, the sweetest girl on earth. In Stafford she was Stella, the pick of all the bunch; but down on his expenses, she was petrol, oil and lunch."
 Unknown

"We owe a lot to Thomas Edison - if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight."
 Milton Berle

"The Irish people do not gladly suffer common sense."
 Oliver St.John Gogarty

"People who refer to themselves as intellectuals are automatically committing a social crime and, also, usually an error."
 Tracy Young

"There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you."
 Will Rogers

"But after all, what would the English be without their sweet unreasonableness?"
 John Galsworthy

"Only when one has lost all curiosity about the future has one reached the age to write an autobiography."
 Evelyn Waugh

"To be honest, what I feel really bad about is that I don't feel worse. That is the intellectual's problem in a nutshell."
 Michael Frayn

"One of the minor pleasures of life is to be slightly ill."
 Harold Nicolson

"Happiness is a station between too little and too much."
 Unknown

"Money is something you need in case you don't die tomorrow."
 Unknown

"Better to light a candle than curse the darkness."
 Unknown

"Better to regret your silence once than your words many times."
 Unknown

"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be."
 Robert Browning

"Marriage is an attempt to turn a night owl into a homing pigeon."
 Unknown

"A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognised."
 Fred Allen

"The Falklands Incident was a quarrel between two bald men over a comb."
 Jorge Luis Borges

"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."
 Oscar Wilde

"Among the things that money can't buy is what it used to."
 Max Kauffman

"When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad things you did do - that's Memoirs."
 Will Rogers

"Nothing is so exhausting as indecision, and nothing is so futile."
 Bertrand Russell

"What he lacks in intelligence, he makes up for in stupidity."
 Unknown

"After a long life I have come to the conclusion that when all the Establishment is united it is always wrong."
 Harold Macmillan

"Deploring change is the unchangeable habit of all Englishmen."
 Raymond Postgate

"Eternity is a terrible thought. I mean, where's it going to end?"
 Tom Stoppard

"An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support."
 John Buchan

"Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated."
 G. K. Chesterton

"If you want my final opinion on the mystery of life and all that, I can give it to you in a nutshell. The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. But the combination is locked up in the safe."
 Peter De Vries

"The minorities are sometimes right. The majorities never."
 George Bernard Shaw

"The doctrine of an eye for an eye leaves everyone blind."
 Martin Luther King

"I regret not knowing earlier what I know now."
 Tony Benn

"One of the most difficult things in this world is to convince a woman that even a bargain costs money."
 Edgar Howe

"Pedestrian: someone who thought he had petrol in his tank."
 Unknown

"To marry once is a duty; to marry twice is folly; to marry three times is madness."
 Oscar Wilde

"To be successful, act big, think big and talk big."
 Aristotle Onassis

"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
 Wm Shakespeare

"Only the mediocre are always at their best."
 Oscar Wilde

"The atom bomb has changed everything except our thinking - thus we are drifting towards catastrophe."
 Albert Einstein

"To be poor and content is to be rich indeed."
 Buddha

"Man is the only animal that blushes, or needs to."
 Mark Twain

"I believe in Christ but not the Church."
 George Bernard Shaw

"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. "
 Thomas A Edison

"There are no illegitimate children - only illegitimate parents."
 Unknown

"The thoughtless are rarely wordless."
 George Bernard Shaw

"There is a very fine line between genius and madness."
 Aristotle

"In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move."
 Douglas Adams

"Never to have suffered is never to have been blessed."
 Buddha

"Religion is a good invention in times of stress."
 George Bernard Shaw

"You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"I grumbled because I had no shoes - until I saw a man who had no feet."
 Confucius

"We don't know a millionth of one per cent about anything."
 Thomas A Edison

"Once made equal to men - women become their superiors."
 Socrates c.420 B.C.

"The lion and the lamb shall lie down together - but the lamb won't get much sleep."
 Woody Allen

"I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education."
 Wilson Mizner

"I don't desire to change anything in England except the weather."
 Oscar Wilde

"If my doctor told me I only had six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster."
 Isaac Asimov

"Committee - A group of the unfit appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary."
 Carl C Byers

"An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last instalment missing."
 Quentin Crisp

"My sad conviction is that people can only agree about what they're not really interested in."
 Bertrand Russell

"The world is divided into people who do things - and people who get the credit."
 Dwight Morrow

"When people are least sure, they are often most dogmatic."
 J K Galbraith

"Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking."
 R Buckminster Fuller

"The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem."
 Milton Friedman

"Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny."
 Kim Hubbard

"Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt."
 Herbert Hoover

"He's turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now he's miserable and depressed."
 David Frost

"To err is human but to really foul things up requires a computer."
 Unknown

"Don't borrow or lend, but if you must do one, lend."
 Josh Billings

"The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune and willingly avoids the sight of distress."
 W Somerset Maugham

"There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life."
 T H Huxley

"If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts."
 W Somerset Maugham

"Asking a working writer what he feels about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs."
 John Osborne

"A banker is a man who lends you an umbrella when the weather is fair, and takes it away from you when it rains."
 Unknown

"Odd things animals. All dogs look up to you. All cats look down to you. Only a pig looks at you as an equal."
 Winston Churchill

"It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about, nowadays, saying things against one behind one's back that are absolutely and entirely true."
 Oscar Wilde

"Blessed is he who expects no gratitude, for he shall not be disappointed."
 W C Bennett

"That's the funny thing about religion; it doesn't matter what you say, you're going to upset someone."
 Lewis Black

"If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it."
 Abraham Lincoln

"I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich."
 Napoleon Bonaparte

"Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion."
 Isaac Newton

"The reformer is always right about what's wrong. However, he's often wrong about what's right."
 G. K. Chesterton

"A friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself."
 Jim Morrison

"If you run you stand a chance of losing, but if you don't run you've already lost."
 Barack Obama

"He who defends with love will be secure; Heaven will save him, and protect him with love."
 Lao-Tzu

"If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely."
 Roald Dahl

"It's well known that repression makes a religion flourish."
 Frank Herbert

"May you live in such a way that your death is just the beginning of your life."
 Max Lucado

"To be a philosophical sceptic is the first and most essential step towards being a sound, believing Christian."
 David Hume

"You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction."
 George Lorimer

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination."
 Tommy Lasorda

"Religion is flawed, but only because man is flawed."
 Dan Brown

"To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day."
 Lao-Tzu

"The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion."
 George Washington

"The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them."
 George Bernard Shaw

"J.O.Y. Jesus first, others second, yourself last."
 Michelle Duggar

"No problem is so big or so complicated that it can't be run away from."
 Charles M Schulz

"Look at a day when you were supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've got it done."
 Margaret Thatcher

"Coincidence is God's way of staying annonymous."
 Albert Einstein

"First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"No one can do everything, but everyone can do something."
 Max Lucado

"Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself."
 Elbert Hubbard

"Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people."
 Eleanor Roosevelt

"Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential."
 Winston Churchill

"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading."
 Lao-Tzu

"It is easier to change a man's religion than to change his diet."
 Margaret Mead

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it."
 Helen Keller

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."
 Theodore Roosevelt

"It always seems impossible until it's done."
 Nelson Mandela

"Watch your thoughts, they become words: watch your words, they become actions: watch your actions, they become habit: watch your habits, they become character: watch your character, it becomes your destiny."
 Lao-Tzu

"Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding you still have two hours left to sleep."
 Charles M Schulz

"What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance."
 Henry Havelock Ellis

"As a white candle in a holy place, so is the beauty of an aged face."
 Joseph Campbell

"Positive ideals are becoming a curse, for they can seldom be achieved without someone being killed, or maimed or interned."
 E.M. Forster

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished."
 Lao-Tzu

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon."
 Charles M Schulz

"There is one thing about being President - nobody can tell you when to sit down."
 Dwight D. Eisenhower

"What the world most needs today are negative virtues - not minding people, not being huffy, touchy, irritable or revengeful."
 E.M. Forster

"It is hard to tell where MCC ends and the Church of England begins."
 J.B. Priestley

"I did not say history was bunk. It was bunk to me . . I did not need it very bad."
 Henry Ford

"The average man is always waiting for something to happen to him instead of setting to work to make things happen."
 A A Milne

"How narrow is the line which separates an adventure from an ordeal, and escape from exile."
 Harold Nicolson

"Perhaps not one religion contains all of the truth of the world. Perhaps every religion contains fragments of the truth and it is our responsibility to identify those fragments and piece them together."
 Christopher Paolini

"Women want mediocre men, and men are working hard to be as mediocre as possible."
 Margaret Mead

"Some people succeed because they are destined to, but most people succeed because they are determined to."
 Unknown

"Don't criticise too quickly. Even a clock that doesn't work is right twice a day."
 Unknown

"The world at its worst needs the church at its best."
 Unknown

"A man is not complete until he is married - then he is finished."
 Unknown

"If Jesus Christ were to come today, people whould not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he had to say, and make fun of it."
 Thomas Carlyle

"For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible."
 Stuart Chase

"Generally speaking, the errors of religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous."
 David Hume

"If you want the last word in an argument say: "I expect you're right"."
 Unknown

"Failure is a temporary detour, not a dead-end street."
 Unknown

"Every Christian occupies some kind of pulpit and preaches some kind of sermon every day."
 Unknown

"Prayer for all preachers: "Lord fill my mouth with worthwhile stuff and nudge me when I've said enough"."
 Unknown

"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend."
 Albert Camus

"One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness - it is usually returned."
 Unknown

"We are not ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur."
 Dan Quayle

"The quickest way to make a red light turn green is to try to find something in the glove compartment."
 Gary Doney

"What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion."
 Sydney Smith

"A gossip is one who talks to you about other people; a bore is one who talks about himself; a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself."
 William King

"Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday."
 Fulton J Sheen

"Faith is not so much something we believe; faith is something we live."
 Joseph B Wirthlin

"Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God."
 Lenny Bruce

"If it squirms, it's biology; if it stinks, it's chemistry; if it doesn't work, it's physics and if you can't understand it, it's mathematics."
 Magnus Pyke

"There is sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat."
 Lily Tomlin

"Do not wait for the last judgement. It comes every day."
 Albert Camus

"Doubt isn't the opposite of faith, it is an element of faith."
 Paul Tillich

"The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried."
 G. K. Chesterton

"However harmless a thing is, if the law forbids it most people will think it wrong."
 W Somerset Maugham

"Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative."
 Maurice Chevalier

"Fred Astaire was great, but don't forget that Ginger Rogers did everything that he did, backwards and in high heels."
 Bob Thaves

"We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon."
 Jimmy Carter

"Sometimes you can see things happen right in front of your eyes and still jump to the wrong conclusion."
 Jodi Picoult

"In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured."
 Gordon B Hinckley

"Faith hears the inaudible, sees the invisible, believes the incredible and receives the impossible."
 Unknown

"It is easier to judge a person's mental capacity by their questions than by their answers."
 Unknown

"An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failures of human kind."
 Walter Bagehot

"The best thing to spend on your children is your time."
 Louise Hart

"It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your job."
 Harry S. Truman

"Don't tell me about your god with your words. Show me about your god with your actions."
 Steve Maraboli

"Religion is like a pair of shoes - find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your shoes."
 George Carlin

"Every time I start to think the world is moving too fast, I go to the Post Office."
 Unknown

"When Solomon said there was a time and a place for everything, he had not encountered the problem of parking an automobile."
 Bob Edwards

"It is not enough to have every intelligent person in the country voting for me - I need a majority."
 Adlai Stevenson

"All men are of the same mould but some are mouldier than others."
 Unknown

"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them."
 James Baldwin

"The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible."
 George Burns

"My concern is not whether God is on our side. My greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."
 Abraham Lincoln

"If you think women are the weaker sex, try pulling the blankets back to your side."
 Stuart Turner

"The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters."
 Harold Nicolson

"Mr Speaker, I withdraw my statement that half the cabinet are asses - half the cabinet are not asses."
 Benjamin Disraeli

"Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand."
 Dan Brown

"Some Christians give the impression they have been baptised in vinegar."
 Unknown

"Summer is the season when a man thinks he can cook better on an outdoor grill than his wife can on an indoor stove."
 Unknown

"It's marvellous how quickly many worries dissolve when you write them down."
 Paul Wilson

"Tomorrow is one of the greatest labour-saving devices of today"
 Unknown

"In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these."
 Paul Harvey

"To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of whom are absent."
 Robert Copeland

"Inflation - cutting money in half without damaging the paper."
 Unknown

"Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago."
 Bernard Berenson

"Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile."
 Albert Schweitzer

"If God doesn't like the way I live, let him tell me, not you."
 Unknown

"In some awful, strange, paradoxical way, atheists tend to take religion more seriously than the practitioners."
 Jonathan Miller

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."
 Winston Churchill

"The Bible is a divinely inspired book, admirably suited for the needs of one's neighbours."
 Ambrose Bierce

"The Bible contains much that is relevant today, like Noah taking forty days to find a place to park."
 Curtis McDougall

"Gardeners are among the most calm and relaxed people (while they are gardening)."
 Paul Wilson

"I'd rather live my life assuming there is a God, only to find out that there isn't, than to live my whole life assuming there isn't a God, only to find out that there is."
 Peter Barry

"A bachelor is a man who has missed the opportunity to make some woman miserable."
 Unknown

"Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark and professionals built the Titanic."
 Unknown

"A cigarette is a little tobacco rolled in paper with a fire at one end and a fool at the other."
 Unknown

"What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls a butterfly."
 Richard Bach

"Maybe this world is another planet's hell."
 Aldous Huxley

"A school teacher is a disillusioned person who used to think he liked children."
 Unknown

"Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent."
 Dalai Lama

"Some things have to be believed to be seen."
 Ralph Hodgson

"Even though sunsets may sometimes be sad, they are always peaceful."
 Paul Wilson

"Woman was God's second mistake."
 Friedrich Nietzsche

"Capital punishment is killing people who kill people to prove that killing people is wrong."
 Sister Helen Prejean

"Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired."
 Jules Renard

"Anything that contradicts experience and logic should be abandoned."
 Dalai Lama

"If there were no God, there would be no atheists."
 G. K. Chesterton

"If you have spiritual or religious beliefs, you probably have access to one of the world's most time-honoured methods of achieving tranquillity: prayer."
 Paul Wilson

"Indulge yourself by being generous - help someone out, perform an act of kindness, offer a compliment."
 Paul Wilson

"Money is of no value, it cannot spend itself. All depends on the skill of the spender."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation."
 Anthony Burgess

"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."
 Albert Einstein

"If I agree with you we'd both be wrong."
 Unknown

"While there is flesh there is money - or want of money, but money is always on the brain so long as there is a brain in reasonable order."
 Samuel Butler

"This is my story: this morning I will live, I will learn, I will grow, I will help."
 Leerah Kay

"Have you ever noticed a calm person with a loud voice?"
 Paul Wilson

"A glass of chilled water will calm you more than most other liquids."
 Paul Wilson

"The life of the farmer has its compensations but it has always been one of hardship."
 Calvin Coolidge

"Some mistakes are too much fun to only make once."
 Unknown

"Good advice is never as helpful as an interest free loan."
 Mason Cooley

"People die for wealth and birds die for food."
 Unknown

"Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it."
 Dwight D. Eisenhower

"Older people shouldn't eat health food; they need all the preservatives they can get."
 Robert Orben

"I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong."
 Bertrand Russell

"Articulating problems often takes you half way to solving them."
 Paul Wilson

"A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory."
 Unknown

"Lady Astor to Winston Churchill "If you were my husband I'd poison your brandy". The reply was "If you were my wife, I'd drink it"."
 Unknown

"Only dead fish go with the flow."
 Unknown

"I don't believe in miracles, I rely on them."
 Unknown

"A bargain is something you don't need at a price you can't resist."
 Unknown

"The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously."
 Hubert H. Humphrey

"If you do not say it, they can't repeat it."
 Unknown

"Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car."
 Unknown

"Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action."
 Benjamin Disraeli

"There are only two ways to handle tense situations: you can change them, or you can change the way you look at them."
 Paul Wilson

"Contrary to what you may tell yourself, you have all the time in the world to do whatever you choose."
 Paul Wilson

"Science investigates, religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control."
 Martin Luther King Jnr

"In a gentle way, you can shake the world."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"How amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world everyday always just exactly fits the newspaper."
 Unknown

"It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us: in joy we face the storm and defy it. "
 Amelia Barr

"There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."
 Edith Wharton

"All personal breakthroughs begin with a change in beliefs."
 Anthony Robbins

"We have enough gun control. What we need is idiot-control."
 Unknown

"For some activities in life, there are no prizes for perseverance."
 Paul Wilson

"It's hard to feel tense when you're learning something you want to know."
 Paul Wilson

"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life."
 Muhammad Ali

"Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress."
 Thomas A Edison

"As I said before, I never repeat myself."
 Unknown

"Eastbourne - the dead centre of the south coast."
 Unknown

"Why do they use sterilized needles for death by lethal injection?"
 Unknown

"God must love stupid people, He made so many."
 Unknown

"Regular naps prevent old age . . . especially if you take them when you're driving."
 Unknown

"If it weren't for marriage, men would go through life thinking they had no faults at all."
 Unknown

"I thought I was wrong once, but it turns out I was mistaken."
 Unknown

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seed that you plant."
 Unknown

"Go to heaven for the climate, Hell for the company."
 Mark Twain

"The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful, and then only for a short while."
 Albert Einstein

"Winners are losers who gave it one more try."
 Dennis de Young

"Just as a group attitude or mood can influence the individual, a determined individual can influence the group."
 Paul Wilson

"The most successful people are those who are good at plan B."
 James Yorke

"People read the Bible more as they get older - they are cramming for the finals."
 Unknown

"Minds are like parachutes - they only work well when they are open."
 Thos. Robt. Dewar

"Marriage is not a lottery - you get a chance in a lottery."
 Unknown

"I wonder why they put a letter "s" in the word "LISP"."
 Unknown

"There is little doubt that those who get the most from life are those who look for the wonder in even the smallest things they do."
 Paul Wilson

"War doesn't determine who is right - only who is left."
 Unknown

"The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese."
 Unknown

"If you believe the doctors nothing is wholesome. If you believe the theologians nothing is innocent. If you believe the military nothing is safe."
 Lord Salisbury

"I intend to live for ever. So far so good."
 Unknown

"A husband is living proof that a woman can take a joke."
 Unknown

"A problem well stated is a problem half solved."
 Charles F. Kettering

"If you can overlook the small issues of life, and concentrate on the important ones, you will be much closer to calm."
 Paul Wilson

"The question is what happens if you get half scared to death twice?"
 Unknown

"A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well."
 Unknown

"Put aside a certain amount of time each day, at the same time each day, which you devote to sorting out your worries."
 Paul Wilson

"The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work."
 Richard Bach

"I'd like to help you out, which way did you come in?"
 Unknown

"Everyone has the right to be stupid, but some people abuse the privelege."
 Unknown

"Most stress and anxiety is the result of what happens inside your head, rather than what happens to your body."
 Paul Wilson

"Work on having positive thoughts; pay particular attention to speaking positive words."
 Paul Wilson

"Good question: Why is a bra singular and panties plural?"
 Unknown

"Growth itself contains the germ of happiness."
 Pearl S. Buck

"Who will free me from this turbulent priest?"
 Henry ll

"He spoke with a certain what-is-it in his voice, and I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled."
 P G Wodehouse

"Be wise today; 'tis madness to defer."
 Edward Young

"I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself."
 Aldous Huxley

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers."
 Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time."
 Barack Obama

"We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself."
 Katherine Hepburn

"Old and young, we are all on our last cruise."
 Robert Louis Stevenson

"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."
 Andy Warhol

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. "
 Leo Tolstoy

"Man wants but little; nor that little, long."
 Edward Young

"Ah! don't say that you agree with me. When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong."
 Oscar Wilde

"Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them."
 Oscar Wilde

"So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind; While just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs."
 Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humour."
 E.M. Forster

"For all sad words of tongue or pen the saddest are these: It might have been! "
 John Greenleaf Whittier

"The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world."
 Wm Ross Wallace

"I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples."
 Mother Teresa

"Change the way you look at things and things you look at change."
 Wayne W. Dyer

"Even if the doctor does not give you a year, even if he hesitates about a month, make one brave push and see what can be accomplished in a week."
 Robert Louis Stevenson

"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."
 Winston Churchill

"Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humour. He will always use it in evidence against you."
 Herbert Beerbohm

"When I say that I know women, I mean I know that I don't know them. Every single woman I ever knew is a puzzle to me, as, I have no dount, she is to herself."
 Wm Makepeace Thackeray

"Monday is parson's holiday."
 Jonathan Swift

"Humour does not rescue us from unhappiness, but enable us to move back from it a little."
 Mason Cooley

"By the time a man gets well into the seventies his continued existence is a mere miracle."
 R.L. Stevenson

"Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and obstinacy in a bad one."
 Laurence Sterne

"Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most."
 Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
 Margaret Mead

"What is a church? - our honest sexton tells, 'Tis a tall building, with a tower and bells.'"
 George Crabbe

"Two strawberries: 'If we hadn't been in the same bed we wouldn't both be in this jam now.'"
 George Bellew

"There is only one ideal after-dinner speech - and it consists of just five words: 'I will take the bill.'"
 Wyn Calvin

"Behind every successful man there lies an ambitious wife - and an astonished mother-in-law."
 Ronald Coaker

"Horse sense is the kind of extra sense that horses have which leads them not to bet on human beings."
 Walter James

"No matter how bad things look, they can always get worse."
 Ernest Lehman

"I will make you shorter by the head."
 Elizabeth 1

"Just because you have a computer doesn't mean you can't be stupid."
 Butthead

"Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people."
 George Bernard Shaw

"Television enables you to be entertained in your home by people you wouldn't have in your home."
 David Frost

"Television has returned us to the picture thinking of primitive men."
 Marshall McLuhan

"What the crowd requires is mediocrity of the highest order."
 Auguste Preault

"If your boss is getting you down, look at him through the prongs of a fork and imagine him in jail."
 Ricky Gervais

"Democracy must be more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what's for dinner."
 James Bovard

"A government big enough to give us everything is big enough to take everything you have."
 Benjamin Franklin

"Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth."
 Don Marquis

"Always remember you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else."
 Margaret Mead

"Cats regard people as warmblooded furniture."
 Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Conscience: the inner voice that warns us someone may be looking."
 H.L. Mencken

"Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and death and stuff."
 Mariah Carey

"There is no light so perfect as that which shines from an open fridge at 2 a.m."
 Nigel Slater

"It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar."
 Jerome K. Jerome

"There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know."
 Harry S. Truman

"Nowadays you can go anywhere in the world in a few hours, and nothing is fabulous any more."
 Roald Dahl

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"Just when you think you've got the rat race licked - boom! Faster rats."
 David Lee Roth

"Learn how to say 'I don't know'. If used when appropriate, it will be used often."
 Donald Rumsfeld

"An error is not a mistake until you refuse to correct it. "
 John F Kennedy

"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary."
 Vidal Sassoon

"Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done."
 James Ling

"If you stop telling lies about me, I'll stop telling the truth about you."
 Adlai Stevenson

"The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal."
 H.L. Mencken

"An optimist is someone who tells you to cheer up when things are going his way."
 Anatole France

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"The news gives you 5% of what's going on and even that's distorted."
 Charles Manson

"You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have the facts you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on."
 Harry S. Truman

"There are only three sins - causing pain, causing fear, and causing anquish. The rest is window dressing."
 Roger Caras

"Blessed are the bewildered because they won't notice the difference."
 Billy Connolly

"Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it."
 Salvador Dali

"The world is so dreadfully managed, one hardly knows to whom to complain."
 Ronald Firbank

"When we do good, no one remembers. When we do bad, no one forgets."
 Unknown

"Moses dragged us through the desert to the one place in the Middle East where there is no oil."
 Golda Meir

"And God said 'Let there be Satan, so people don't blame everything on me. And let there be lawyers, so people don't blame everything on Satan.'"
 George Burns

"The problem of the global village is all the global village idiots."
 P Ginsparg

"Man is God's best friend."
 Walter Bowart

"Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable."
 John F Kennedy

"Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy."
 George Carlin

"By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong."
 Charles Wadsworth

"Alligators have the right idea, they eat their young."
 Mildred Pierce

"Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition."
 Timothy Leary

"A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears."
 Woodrow Wyatt

"A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history."
 Mitch Ratliffe

"The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents."
 Nathaniel Borenstein

"The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage."
 Mark Russell

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
 Neil Armstrong

"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."
 John F Kennedy

"Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages."
 H.L. Mencken

"When they discover the centre of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover that they are not it."
 Bernard Bailey

"Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools."
 Marshall McLuhan

"I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth."
 Carl Sandburg

"I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is."
 Charles Lamb

"Cheer up. The worst is still to come."
 Philander Chase Johnson

"To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong."
 Joseph Chilton Pearce

"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."
 Friedrich Nietzsche

"The two most beautiful words in the English language are 'cheque enclosed'."
 Dorothy Parker

"If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them."
 Dalai Lama

"A fool and his money are lucky to meet in the first place."
 W.C. Fields

"The entire essence of America is the hope to first make money - then make more money with money - then make lots of money with lots of money."
 Paul Erdman

"Dogs look up to you. Cats look down on you. Pigs treat you as equal."
 Winston Churchill

"Think of how stupid the average person is, and realise half of them are stupider than that."
 George Carlin

"Autumn is really the best of seasons; and I'm not sure that old age isn't the best part of life."
 CS Lewis

"Thank goodness I was never sent to school: it would have rubbed off some of the originality."
 Beatrix Potter

"The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it."
 Franklin P Jones

"We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavours and furniture polish is made from real lemons."
 Alfred E. Newman

"The trouble with political jokes is that very often they get elected."
 Will Rogers

"What some people mistake for the high cost of living is really the cost of high living."
 Doug Larson

"A bookstore is one of the only places of evidence we have that people are still thinking."
 Jerry Seinfeld

"If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion."
 George Bernard Shaw

"If I were reincarnated, I would wish to be returned to Earth as a killer virus to lower human population levels."
 Prince Philip

"Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year."
 Victor Borge

"If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done."
 Peter Ustinov

"Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain."
 Lily Tomlin

"They invented the three-day bank holiday weekend because you can't lump all the bad weather into just Saturday and Sunday."
 Unknown

"Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old."
 Mary H. Waldrip

"I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward."
 John Mortimer

"An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly."
 Gene Perret

"Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils."
 Hector Berlioz

"Yes, time flies. And where did it leave you? Old too soon . . smart too late."
 Mike Tyson

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome."
 Isaac Asimov

"The spiritual eyesight improves as the physical eyesight declines."
 Plato

"Who wants to be 95? 94-year-olds."
 George Burns

"I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age."
 Voltaire

"At my age every doctor says the same thing; it's either something I have to live with - or something I have to live without."
 Unknown

"There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age."
 Bill Bryson

"We all get heavier as we get older because there is a lot more information in our heads."
 Vlade Divac

"Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times."
 Wm Feather

"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."
 Mark Twain

"A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art."
 Louis Nizer

"I don't believe make-up and the right hairstyle alone can make a woman beautiful. The most radiant woman in the room is the one full of life and experience."
 Sharon Stone

"People say that age is just a state of mind. I say it's more about the state of your body."
 Geoffrey Parfitt

"How pleasant is the day when we give up striving to be young - or slender."
 William James

"A man of 60 has spent 20 years in bed and over three years in eating."
 Arnold Bennett

"The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it."
 Joan Rivers

"No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap."
 Carrie Snow

"Money is something you have to make in case you don't die."
 Max Asnas

"The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it."
 Dudley Moore

"The challenge of retirement is how to spend time without spending money. "
 Unknown

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"Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work."
 Unknown

"The question isn't at what age I want to retire, it's at what income."
 George Foreman

"Retired is being twice tired, I've thought. First tired of working, then tired of not."
 Richard Armour

"The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off."
 Abe Lemons

"If youth is wasted on the young, then retirement is wasted on the old."
 Unknown

"Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?"
 George Carlin

"Was it you or your brother who was killed in the war?"
 Rev. Wm. Spooner

"Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers, and are famous preservers of youthful looks."
 Charles Dickens

"They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning."
 Clint Eastwood

"Middle age is having a choice of two temptations and choosing the one that will get you home earlier."
 Dan Bennett

"I didn't get old on purpose, it just happened. If you're lucky it could happen to you."
 Andy Rooney

"When a man retires and time is no longer a matter of urgent importance, his colleagues generally present him with a watch."
 R.C. Sherriff

"Porridge is also the secret to a long life. I have it in the morning and it's the best start to the day."
 Unknown

"I'd like to grow very old as slowly as possible."
 Irene Mayer Selznick

"From our birthday, until we die, is but the winking of an eye."
 Wm Butler Yeats

"A 90 year old man was asked to what he attributed his longevity. 'I reckon it's because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried."
 Dorothea Kent

"To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals."
 Benjamin Franklin

"There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot."
 Steven Wright

"Give a man a fish and he has food for a day. Teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend."
 Zenna Schaffer

"It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf."
 Robert Lynd

"What one needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it."
 Charles Dudley Warner

"Acting has been good to me. It's taken me to play golf all over the world."
 Chrisopher Lee

"Live each day as if it were your last, and garden as though you will live forever."
 Unknown

"If you want to be happy for a short time, get drunk; happy for a long time, fall in love; happy forever, take up gardening."
 Arthur Smith

"The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course."
 Billy Graham

"Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get."
 Keith Richards

"I am not young enough to know everything."
 Oscar Wilde

"Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia."
 Charles M Schulz

"The time to begin most things is 10 years ago."
 Mignon McLaughlin

"Old age scares me. Almost everyone I know who is old is quite miserable, especially men."
 Rupert Everett

"Find an aim in life before you run out of ammunition."
 Arnold Glasow

"Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you are going to do now and do it."
 Wm Durant

"Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough."
 Groucho Marx

"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see."
 John Burroughs

"Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out."
 Ogden Nash

"Before marriage, a man will lay down his life for you; after marriage he won't even lay down his newspaper."
 Helen Rowland

"There are no crown-wearers in heaven that were not cross-bearers here below."
 Chas. H Spurgeon

"A Yorkshireman reached the Pearly Gates. The recording angel unlocking the gates wearily says 'From Yorkshire eh? Well you can come in, but you won't like it'."
 John Sandilands

"There is wishful thinking in Hell as well as on earth."
 CS Lewis

"Hell has three gates, lust, anger and greed."
 Bhagavad Gita

"Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn."
 Robert Burns

"If another woman steals your man, there's no better revenge than letting her keep him. Real men can't be stolen."
 Unknown

"The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present."
 Unknown

"Life is too short to argue and fight."
 Unknown

"Don't change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you."
 Unknown

"Difficulties in your life don't come to destroy you, but to help you realize your hidden potential."
 Unknown

"If you think nobody cares if you're living, try missing a couple of payments."
 Earl Wilson

"Count your blessings, value your loved ones and move on with your head held high and a smile for everyone."
 Unknown

"Never reply when you are angry; Never make a promise when you are happy; Never make a decision when you are sad."
 Unknown

"The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins."
 Soren Kierkegaard

"My son has taken up meditation - at least it's better than sitting doing nothing."
 Max Kauffman

"Everything is miraculous. It is a miracle that one does not melt in one's bath."
 Pablo Picasso

"If you would know what the Lord God thinks of money you have only to look at those He gives it to."
 Maurice Baring

"We make our friends; we make our enemies, but God sends our next door neighbour."
 G. K. Chesterton

"Every Christian needs an half hour of prayer each day, except when he is busy, then he needs an hour."
 St. Francis de Sales

"The world may doubt the power of prayer. But the saints know better."
 Gilbert Shaw

"We should spend as much time in thanking God for His benefits as we do in asking him for them."
 St Vincent de Paul

". . More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of . ."
 Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Those who are quick to promise are generally slow to perform."
 Chas. H Spurgeon

"To preach more than half an hour, a man should be an angel and have angels for hearers."
 G. Whitefield

"In the best prophecies 60% is man, 40% is God. In the usual prophecies 90% is man, 10% is God."
 Fr. John Harper

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"A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things."
 G. K. Chesterton

"If people want a sense of purpose they should get it from the archbishops and not from politicians."
 Harold Macmillan

"Skin colour does not matter to God, for he is looking upon the heart . . When men are standing at the foot of the cross there are no racial barriers."
 Billy Graham

"Most quarrels are inevitable at the time; incredible afterwards."
 E.M. Forster

"I asked a Quaker friend to describe the essence of his faith. 'No pomp', he replied,'under any circumstance.'"
 Edward Stevenson

"Some people think reconciliation is a soft option, that it means papering over the cracks. But the biblical meaning means looking facts in the face and it can be very costly: it cost God the death of his own son."
 Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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"I think the resurrection of the body, unless much improved in construction, a mistake."
 Evelyn Underhill

"Two blacks make no white; two wrongs do not make a right."
 H G Bohn

"The Indian sees no need for setting apart one day in seven as a holy day, since to him all days are God's."
 Charles E. Eastman

"Jesus had no organisation, no headed notepaper, no funds, no registered premises, no distinguished patrons or officers, except only a treasurer - the ill-fated Judas Iscariot."
 Malcolm Muggeridge

"At my age, I want to wake up and see sunshine pouring in through the windows every day."
 John Cleese

"As men get older, their toys get more expensive."
 Marvin Davis

"You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned."
 Fay Weldon

"You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? a terrible thing: no one to blame."
 Erica Mann Jong

"I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity."
 Albert Einstein

"Old age at least gives me an excuse for not being very good at things that I was not very good at when I was young."
 Thomas Sowell

"My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met."
 Rodney Dangerfield

"In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us."
 Beverly Sills

"No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century."
 Mark Twain

"All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems."
 Shelley Winters

"I never knew what real happiness was until I got married, and by then it was too late."
 Max Kaufman

"To see a young couple loving each other is no wonder, but to see an old couple loving each other is the best sight of all."
 Wm Makepeace Thackeray

"The main thing wrong with the younger generation is that we aren't in it."
 Unknown

"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."
 Abraham Lincoln

"You see things; and you say,'Why?'. But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'."
 George Bernard Shaw

"It takes about ten years to get used to how old you are."
 Unknown

"If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style."
 Quentin Crisp

"All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed."
 Sean O'Casey

"If you think before you speak the other guy gets his joke in first."
 Jimmy Nail

"A woman's always younger than a man at equal years."
 Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life."
 Herbert Asquith

"It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society, it is belief."
 George Bernard Shaw

"We ought to struggle earnestly to increase our beliefs. Every addition to them is an extension of life, both in breadth and depth."
 Mark Rutherford

"I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy and in endeavouring to make our fellow creatures happy."
 Thomas Paine

"There is nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitor."
 Frank Clark

"If people stop believing in religion they don't then believe in nothing, they believe in everything."
 G. K. Chesterton

"Selfishness is the only real atheism."
 Israel Zangwill

"There is no evil in the atom - only in men's souls."
 Adlai Stevenson

"Jesus alone can make atonement because he is the atonement - the at-onement of God and man."
 Gonville ffrench-Beytagh

"God's trustiest lieutenants often lack official credentials. They may be professed atheists who are also men of honour and high public spirit."
 George Bernard Shaw

"Atheism shows strength of mind, but only to a certain degree."
 Blaise Pascal

"God can stand being told by Professor Ayer and Marghanita Laski that he doesn't exist."
 J.B. Priestley

"The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion."
 Karl Marx

"The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition."
 George Herbert

"An atheist is a man with no invisible means of support."
 Henry Emerson Fosdick

"Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact."
 William James

"A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly."
 Mrs Gaskell

"The use of atomic energy proves that the road to Hell is payed with good inventors."
 Arthur White

". . it's an interesting view of atheism, as a sort of crutch for those who can't stand the reality of God."
 Tom Stoppard

"To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy."
 Sir Thomas Browne

"All things are possible to one who believes."
 St Bernard of Clairvaux

"Do all the good you can by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can."
 John Wesley

"Perhaps the straight and narrow path would be wider if more people used it."
 Kay Ingram

"Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death."
 Albert Einstein

"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."
 Lao-Tzu

"Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God"
 Jean Anouilh

"Theist and Atheist - the fight between them is as to whether God shall be called God or have some other name."
 Samuel Butler

"I am an atheist still, thank God."
 Luis Bunuel

"The Ascension is a festival of the future of the world. The flesh is redeemed and glorified, for the Lord has risen for ever. We Christians are, therefore, the most sublime materialists."
 Karl Rahner

"Archbishop: A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ."
 H.L. Mencken

"It is the unhappy lot of the Archbishop to have immense responsibility with very little power."
 Cosmo Gordon Lang

"The apple was the first fruit of the world according to Genesis, but it was no Cox's Orange Pippin. God gave the crab apple and left the rest to man."
 Jane Grigson

"Our whole life is taken up with anxiety for personal security, with preparations for living, so that we really never live at all."
 Leo Tolstoy

"Science may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings."
 Helen Keller

"We can only reach with determination for the warm hand of God, which we have so rashly and self-confidently pushed away."
 Alexander Solzhenitsyn

"I really don't think I could consent to go to Heaven if I thought there were to be no animals there."
 George Bernard Shaw

"It is not known precisely where angels dwell - whether in the air, the void or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode."
 Voltaire

"Man is a credulous animal and must believe something. In the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones."
 Bertrand Russell

"The Christian believes that he was created to know, love, and serve God in this world and to be happy with Him in the next. That is the sole reason for his existence."
 Evelyn Waugh

"For this I think is charity, to love God for Himself and our neighbour for God."
 Sir Thomas Browne

"The Bible is like the poor; we have it always with us, but we know very little about it."
 Samuel Butler

"When you read God's word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, 'It is talking to me, and about me.'"
 Soren Kierkegaard

"The Holy Bible is an abyss. It is impossible to explain how profound it is, impossible to explain how simple it is."
 Ernest Hello

"Once we had wooden chalices and golden priests. Now we have golden chalices and wooden priests."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To believe in God is to yearn for his existence and furthermore, it is to act as if he did exist."
 Miguel de Unamuno

"Bells call others, but themselves enter not into Church."
 George Herbert

"Thousands have gone to heaven who have never read one page of the Bible."
 Francis A. Baker

"If a man is only a little lower than the angels, the angels should reform."
 Mary Wilson Little

"Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly."
 G. K. Chesterton

"If all pulled in one direction the world would keel over."
 Hanan J. Ayalti

"He sins against this life, who slights the next."
 Edward Young

"You can learn more about human nature by reading the Bible than by living in New York."
 Wm Lyon Phelps

"The number one book of the ages was written by a committee, and it was called the Bible."
 Louis B. Mayer

"The books of the Bible were written over a long period of time. It took God longer to write the Bible than it has taken him to build the British Empire."
 Wm C MacDonald

"The greatest mistake the bishops make is in thinking they are the Church. The Church is the laity."
 Lord Hailsham

"A bishop keeps on saying at eighty what he was told to say when he was a boy of eighteen."
 Oscar Wilde

"Christianity has taught us to care. Caring is the greatest thing, caring matters most."
 Friedrich von Hugel

"Celibacy - If every man gave up women in God's name, where in God's name would be the men to give up women in a generation's time."
 Christopher Fry

"No sound ought to be heard in the church but the healing voice of Christian charity."
 Edmund Burke

"He that bestows his goods upon the poor, shall have as much again, and ten times more."
 John Bunyan

"Isn't it better to have men being ungrateful than to miss the chance to do good?"
 Denis Diderot

"America is God's Crucible, the great Melting Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and reforming! God is making the American."
 Israel Zangwill

"All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority, otherwise called ambition."
 Cesare Pavese

"Jesus was in a garden, not of delight as the first Adam, in which he destroyed himself and the whole human race, but in one of agony, in which he saved himself and the whole human race."
 Blaise Pascal

"I am all for the higher agnosticism: its better name is ignorance."
 G. K. Chesterton

"There is no man in this world without some manner of tribulation or anguish, though he be king or pope."
 Thomas a Kempis

"Don't use God for a conversation stopper."
 John Habgood

"You don't stop laughing when you grow old; you grow old when you stop laughing."
 Unknown

"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun."
 Katherine Hepburn

"Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down."
 Unknown

"May the best of your past be the worst of your future."
 Unknown

"Past is past and we must live the present to survive the future."
 Martin Ducavne

"If you can't convince them, confuse them."
 Harry S. Truman

"The old believe everything: the middle aged suspect everything: The young know everything."
 Oscar Wilde

"Minds ripen at very different ages."
 Elizabeth Montagu

"All you need is love - but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."
 Unknown

"Women like the simpler things in life - like men."
 Unknown

"Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself."
 Tom Wilson

"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life."
 Muhammad Ali

"My mother is going to have to stop lying about her age because pretty soon I'm going to be old that she is."
 Tripp Evans

"In the end, we only regret the chances we didn't take, and the decisions we waited too long to make."
 Unknown

"The world judges by the decisions we make, never does it see the options we had to choose from."
 Unknown

"One thing only has been lent to youth and age in common - discontent."
 Matthew Arnold

"It would be a good thing if young people were wise, and old people were strong, but God has arranged things better."
 Martin Luther

"There are three classes into which all the women over 70 that ever I knew were to be divided - 1. That dear old soul. 2. That old woman. 3. That old witch."
 Saml.Taylor Coleridge

"There's one thing about a late marriage - it doesn't last long."
 Unknown

"On my sixtieth birthday my wife gave me a superb birthday present. She let me win an argument."
 Unknown

"My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked."
 Winston Churchill

"You're getting old when you're told to slow down by your doctor instead of the police."
 Unknown

"Jesus saves - with the Woolwich."
 Unknown

"There will always be a reason why you meet people, either you need them to change your life or you're the one that will change theirs."
 Unknown

"If your presence doesn't make an impact your absence won't make a difference."
 Unknown

"Here I am, a comfortable middle-aged rabbi, blessed with central heating, food processor, and aspiring to a microwave, devouring books on suffering, affliction and asceticism as I go to work in the morning."
 Rabbi Lionel Blue

"Did universal charity prevail, earth would be heaven - and hell a fable."
 Charles Caleb Colton

"There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them."
 Denis Waitley

"Beauty only gets attention. Personality is what captures the heart."
 Unknown

"And the meek shall inherit the earth - if that's all right with the rest of you."
 Unknown

"The only thing worse than a man you can't control is a man you can."
 Unknown

"Keep Britain tidy - kill tourists "
 Unknown

"I have completely mastered the right way to do everything wrong."
 Unknown

"Kick out the Tories - and look what happens."
 Unknown

"Jesus saves - today he's the only one who can afford to."
 Unknown

"To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is to have succeeded."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"As long as everything is exactly the way I want it, I am totally flexible."
 Unknown

"There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second."
 Logan Pearsall Smith

"The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at once."
 Samuel Smiles

"Shallow brooks murmur most, deep silent slide away."
 Sir Philip Sidney

"Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in."
 Wm Shenstone

"The three great elements of modern civilisation, gunpowder, printing and the protestant religion."
 Thomas Carlyle

"We argued the thing at breakfast, we argued the thing at tea; And the more we argued the question, the more we didn't agree."
 Wm Carleton

"Make the least ado about your greatest gifts. Be content to act, and leave the talking to others."
 Baltasar Gracian

"In every kind of adversity the bitterest part of a man' affliction is to remember he once was happy."
 Boethius

"The luckiest man was Adam - he had no mother-in-law."
 Sholom Aleichem

"Tomorrow God isn't going to ask what did you dream? what did you think? what did you plan? what did you preach? He's going to ask what did you do?"
 Michel Quoist

"Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying, or meditating, or endeavouring something for the public good."
 Thomas a Kempis

"When I believe, I am no longer a mere man, I am already a Son of God."
 Carlo Carretto

"Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility."
 Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"No great achievement is possible without persistent work."
 Bertrand Russell

"You see dear, it is not true that woman was made from man's rib, she was really made from his funny bone."
 J.M Barrie

"When we cannot by searching find the bottom, we must sit down at the brink and adore the depths"
 Matthew Arnold

"For what has been - thanks! For what shall be - yes!"
 Dag Hammarskjold

"Is the devil to have all the passions as well as all the good tunes?"
 George Bernard Shaw

"Here lies a great and mighty king whose promise none relies on; He never said a foolish thing, nor ever did a wise one."
 John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

"For when the One Great Scorer comes to write against your name, He marks - not that you won or lost - but how you played the game."
 Grantland Rice

"These are the times that try men's souls."
 Thomas Paine

"'Twas a thief said the last kind word to Christ: Christ took the kindness and forgave the theft."
 Robert Browning

"Superstition is the religion of feeble minds."
 Edmund Burke

"When I am dead, I hope it may be said: 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read'."
 Hilaire Belloc

"Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn!"
 Robert Burns

"O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us to see oursels as others see us!"
 Robert Burns

"For the cause that lacks assistance, For the wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that I can do."
 George Linnaeus Banks

"Where Christ erecteth his church, the devil in the same churchyard will have his chapel."
 George Bancroft

"It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth."
 Arthur James Balfour

"God and the doctor we alike adore, but only when in danger, not before."
 John Owen

"Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered."
 George Meredith

"Lost, yesterday, somewhere between Sunrise and Sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever."
 Horace Mann

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
 Jane Austen

"People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like."
 Abraham Lincoln

"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all of the time."
 Abraham Lincoln

"Business today consists of persuading crowds."
 Gerald Stanley Lee

"My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make."
 Thomas Arnold

"What we must look for here is, first, religious and moral principles; secondly, gentlemanly conduct; thirdly, intellectual ability."
 Thomas Arnold

"In everything that relates to science, I am a whole encyclopaedia behind the rest of the world"
 Charles Lamb

"The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion."
 Matthew Arnold

"With women the heart argues, not the mind."
 Matthew Arnold

"If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is."
 Sam Rayburn

"Many receive advice, but only the wise profit by it."
 Publius Syrus

"A man can often do today what he could not do yesterday."
 Unknown

"Our lives are books, each day a page. We can't erase what's been written, we can always write a better ending."
 Unknown

"Comfort came in with the middle classes."
 Clive Bell

"Always remember the snail got to the ark inch by inch to survive."
 Unknown

"Faith is the first step even if you can't see the whole staircase."
 Unknown

"Young at heart, but older in other places."
 Unknown

"Virus is a latin word used by doctors to mean 'your guess is as good as mine'."
 Unknown

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much."
 Unknown

"Nothing matters very much, and very few things matter at all."
 Arthur, Lord Balfour

"Art and religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy."
 Clive Bell

"I always like to associate with a lot of priests because it makes me understand anti-clerical things so well."
 Hilaire Belloc

"All the people like us are WE, and everyone else is THEY."
 Unknown

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"Ageing is when you hear 'snap crackle pop' before you get to breakfast."
 Unknown

"Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own."
 Unknown

"Die young as late as possible."
 Unknown

"I have been told by hospital authorities that more copies of my works are left behind by departing patients that those of any other author."
 Robert Benchley

"My only solution for the problem of habitual accidents is for everybody to stay in bed all day. Even then, there is always the chance that you will fall out."
 Robert Benchley

"His was the sort of career that made the Recording Angel think seriously about taking up shorthand."
 Nicolas Bentley

"A politician is an animal who can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground."
 Unknown

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"To answer the question 'In what countries are elephants found' a schoolgirl answered 'Elephants are very large and intelligent animals, and are seldom lost.'"
 Unknown

"The people who live in the past must yield to the people who live in the future. Otherwise the world would begin to turn the other way round."
 Arnold Bennett

"It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are."
 Unknown

"The seven ages of man: spills, drills, thrills, bills, ills, pills and wills."
 Unknown

"- retired - goodby tension - hello pension."
 Unknown

"Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all of us looking for the key."
 Alan Bennett

"As for the British churchman, he goes to church as he goes to the bathroom, with the minimum of fuss and no explanation if he can help it."
 Wilfred Blunt

"Retirement kills more people than hard work every did."
 Unknown

"Old age comes at a bad time."
 Unknown

"We could have saved sixpence. We have saved fivepence - But at what cost?"
 Samuel Beckett

"It needs no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul."
 Max Beerbohm

"The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavour upon the business known as gambling."
 Ambrose Bierce

"Early to rise and early to bed makes a man healthy, wealthy and dead."
 Unknown

"Dear God, All I ask for next year is a big fat bank account and a slim body. Please donít mix these up like you did last year. "
 Unknown

"If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time."
 Edith Wharton

"In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on woman."
 Nancy Astor

"One wonders what would happen in a society in which there were no rules to break. Doubtless everyone would quickly die of boredom."
 Susan Howatch

"When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before."
 Mae West

"Children require quidance and sympathy far more than instruction."
 Anne Sullivan

"The simplest and shortest ethical precept is to be served by others as little as possible, and to serve others as much as possible."
 Leo Tolstoy

"It is difficult to believe in God, not because He is so far off, but because He is so near."
 Wm Hale White

"Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature."
 St.Augustine of Hippo

"Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. And I think all the other folks did too. They come to church to share God, not find God."
 Alice Walker

"Laughter is one of the best things that God has given us, and with hearty laughter neither malice nore indecency can exist."
 Stanley Baldwin

"Laughter is one of the best things that God has given us, and with hearty laughter neither malice nore indecency can exist."
 Stanley Baldwin

"Look up and not down. Look forward and not back. Look out and not in. Lend a hand."
 Edward Everett Hale

"I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered."
 Jean Ingelow

"Patient waiting is often the highest way of doing God's will."
 Jeremy Collier

"It takes no more time to see the good side of life than it takes to see the bad."
 Jimmy Buffett

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

"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try."
 Beverly Sills

"The most popular labour-saving device is still money."
 Phyllis George

"One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man."
 Marlo Thomas

"Physical disarray adds to the tension of life. Clearing out the clutter is an orderly way to calm."
 Unknown

"The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business of one's life is to help in some small way to reduce the sum of ignorance, degradation and misery on the face of this beautiful earth."
 George Eliot

"Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time. Some people bear three - all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have."
 Edward Everett Hale

"Faith is to believe, on the word of God, what we do not see, and its reward is to see and enjoy what we believe."
 St.Augustine of Hippo

". . I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand."
 St. Alselm of Canterbury

"People see God every day, they just don't recognise him."
 Pearl Bailey

"The psychic scars caused by believing that you are ugly leave a permanent mark on your personality."
 Joan Rivers

". . that is the best. . to laugh with someone because you both think the same things are funny."
 Gloria Vanderbilt

"If you have made mistakes. . there is always another chance for you. . you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not the falling down but the staying down."
 Mary Pickford

"Take a lesson in calmness from children: watch how they live every moment for the pleasure of the moment."
 Unknown

"There is seldom any rational reason for having regrets about past deeds or events, because the past does not exist in any way other than in your memory."
 Unknown

"We should find God in what we do know, not in what we don't; not in outstanding problems, but in those that have already been solved."
 Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is."
 Ernest Hemingway

"In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart."
 Anne Frank

"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortune, of which all men have some."
 Charles Dickens

"Faith and doubt both are needed - not as antagonists, but working side by side - to take us around the unknown curve."
 Lillian Smith

"Knowlege is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more."
 Wm Cowper

"Having faith in God did not mean sitting back and doing nothing. It meant believing that you would find success if you did your best honestly and energetically."
 Ken Follett

"I lke living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing."
 Agatha Christie

"The greatest part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances."
 Martha Washington

"Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation!"
 Jane Austen

"Look twice before you leap."
 Charlotte Bronte

"Life is what happens to you when you're making other plans."
 Betty Talmadge

"Leave it to others to be perfect, to be wonderful. Be content with what you are - you'll be much more relaxed as a result."
 Unknown

"Any reflexologist will tell you that true relaxation begins at the feet. It seems obvious, but wearing comfortable shoes is nearly as relaxing as wearing no shoes at all."
 Unknown

"Most worries are future-based. They revolve around things that, in most cases, will never happen. Concentrate on the present and the future will take care of itself."
 Unknown

"To believe in God for me is to feel that there is a God, not a dead one, or a stuffed one, but a living one, who with irresistible force urges us towards more loving."
 Vincent van Gogh

"All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Friendships do not just happen; they have to be made - made to start, made to work, made to develop, kept in good working order, and preserved from going sour."
 Steve Duck

"The only way to have a friend is to be one."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The word 'goodbye' is short for 'God be with you'."
 Unknown

"The most important skill in staying calm is not to lose sleep over small issues. The second most important skill is to be able to view all issues as small issues."
 Unknown

"Do your stress levels a favour, and take on changes one at a time."
 Unknown

"As harsh as it may sound, mixing with highly stressed people will make you feel stressed. On the other hand, mixing with calm people - even for the briefest period - will leave you feeling calm."
 Unknown

"Hard-working people never waste time on frivolous, fun-filled activities. Yet, for hard-working people, any time spent this way is far from wasted."
 Unknown

"Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich."
 Sarah Bernhardt

"The trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more."
 Erica Mann Jong

"When you get to your wit's end, you'll find God lives there."
 Unknown

"If someone listens, or stretches out a hand, or whispers a kind word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen."
 Loretta Girzartis

"Heaven is full of answers to prayers for which no one ever bothered to ask."
 Billy Graham

"Let nothing disturb thee; let nothing dismay thee; All things pass; God never changes."
 St Teresa de Cepeda

"Everything happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message."
 Malcolm Muggeridge

"A consultant is someone who takes a subject you understand and makes it sound confusing."
 Unknown

"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves."
 Viktor Frankl

"Someday everything will all make perfect sense, so for now laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that whatever happens, happens for a reason."
 Unknown

"One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries."
 A A Milne

"I've developed a new philosophy, I only dread one day at a time."
 Charlie Brown

"Happiness often sneaks in by a door you did not know was open."
 Unknown

"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."
 John Wooden

"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't."
 Erica Mann Jong

"A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist."
 Franklin P Jones

"Pride said 'It's impossible'. Experience said 'It's risky'. Reason said 'It's pointless'. The heart whispered 'Give it a try'."
 Unknown

"We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us."
 Joseph Campbell

"Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up."
 Thomas A Edison

"Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice."
 Steve Jobs

"Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections."
 Unknown

"If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves."
 Thomas A Edison

"People were created to be loved. Things were created to be used. The reason the world is in chaos is because things are being loved and people are being used."
 Unknown

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."
 Bill Cosby

"I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution."
 Werner Braun

"Be smart enough to hold on, be brave enough to let go."
 Unknown

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, it's just how we play the hand."
 Randy Pausch

"If you were going to die soon and only had one phone call to make, who would you call, what would you say, and why are you waiting?"
 Unknown

"The world is a book, and those who don't travel read only a page."
 St.Augustine of Hippo

"There are only two rules for being successful; one, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it."
 Mario Cuomo

"Do not take life too seriously, you'll never get out of it alive."
 Elbert Hubbard

"Getting an idea should be like sitting down on a pin, it should make you jump up and do something."
 EL Simpson

"Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour and it seems like a minute. That's relativity."
 Albert Einstein

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
 Martin Luther King Jnr

"If they did brain transplants would you be a donor or a recipient?"
 Unknown

"The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."
 Henry Ford

"In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing: the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing."
 Theodore Roosevelt

"Nothing is impossible; the word itself says 'I'm possible'."
 Unknown

"Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something by doing nothing."
 Charles F. Kettering

"The difference between school and life: In school you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life you're given a test that teaches you a lesson."
 Tom Bodeth

"If you want the rainbow, you've got to put up with a little rain."
 Unknown

"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
 Dr Seuss

"I've got enough money to live comfortably for the rest of my life, if I die next Tuesday."
 Unknown

"When God takes something out of your grasp, he's not punishing you but merely emptying your hand for you to receive something better."
 Unknown

"Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don't think it's going to be easy."
 Aallyah

"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."
 Albert Einstein

"Be strong when you are weak, brave when you are scared, and humble when you are victorious."
 Unknown

"Somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said 'Parking fine'."
 Tommy Cooper

"More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them."
 Unknown

"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes."
 Mahatma Gandhi

"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start now and make a brand new ending."
 Carl Barth

"If it's important to you, you'll find a way. If it's not, you'll find an excuse."
 Unknown

"God understands our prayers even when we can't find the words to say them."
 Unknown

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."
 Jimi Hendrix

"Plenty of things are mistakes, but some mistakes are like seeds, and they grow into purposes."
 Unknown

"Consider how hard it is to change yourself, and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others."
 Benjamin Franklin

"A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but because of its persistence."
 Unknown

"Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in the one ahead."
 Bill McGlashen

"During a test, people look up for inspiration, down in desperation, and left and right for information."
 Unknown

"My life is all mathematical. I'm trying to add to my income, subtract from my weight, divide my time, and avoid multiplying."
 Unknown

"You've got two choices. You can either sit down and cry or spread your wings and fly."
 Unknown

"Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better."
 Jim Rohn

"A baby sitter is a teenager acting like an adult while the adults are out acting like teenagers."
 Unknown

"The prettiest smile can hide the deepest secrets. The prettiest eyes have cried many tears. And the kindest hearts have felt the most pain."
 Unknown

"I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Budda and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong."
 John Lennon

"I'm a good enough person to forgive you, but I'm not stupid enough to trust you again."
 Unknown

"There comes a time when silence is betrayal."
 Martin Luther King Jnr

"When you have to make a hard decision, flip a coin. Why? Because when the coin is in the air, you suddenly know what you're hoping for."
 Unknown

"Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything."
 George Bernard Shaw

"Right is right even if no one is doing it. Wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it."
 St.Augustine of Hippo

"Everyone has a purpose on this planet and you can find yours. Somebody out there needs you and is thankful that they know you."
 Unknown

"When you have nothing left but God, then for the first time you become aware that God is enough."
 Maude Royden

"Happiness keeps you sweet. Trials keep you strong. Sorrow keeps you human. Failure keeps you humble. And God keeps you going."
 Unknown

"If you are alive you have reason to be happy. If things are really bad, they can only get better."
 Unknown

"You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction."
 George Lorimer

"Disappointments are God's way of saying 'I've got something better'. Be patient, live life, have faith."
 Unknown

"I think I shall be among the English Poets after my death."
 John Keats

"Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed."
 Bishop Thomas Ken

"There's many a good tune played on an old fiddle."
 Samuel Butler

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

"You ain't heard nothin' yet, folks."
 Al Jolson

"Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud, and one the stars."
 Frederick Langbridge

"Here lies my wife: here let her lie! Now she's at rest, and so am I."
 John Dryden

"But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little and who talk too much."
 John Dryden

"I have tried, too, in my time to be a philospher: but, I don't know how, cheerfulness was always breaking in."
 Oliver Edwards

"What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure."
 Samuel Johnson

"Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio, Subsistence only increases in an arithmetical ratio."
 Thomas Robt. Malthus

"Things have come to a pretty pass when religion is allowed to invade the sphere of private life."
 Wm Lamb

"A little of what you fancy does you good."
 Marie Lloyd

"Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em, And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum."
 Augustus de Morgan

"Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in anothers; trouble, Courage in your own."
 Adam Lindsay Gordon

"Do as you would be done by is the surest method that I know of pleasing."
 Philip Dormer Stanhope

"Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully."
 Samuel Johnson

"Sir, a woman' preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinder legs. It is not done well: but you are surprised to find it done at all."
 Samuel Johnson

"England expects every man will do his duty."
 Horatio, Viscount Nelson

"I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me: the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart."
 Jerome K. Jerome

"Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small: Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all."
 Henry W. Longfellow

"Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose."
 Henry W. Longfellow

"Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage:"
 Richard Lovelace

"I was told that the Privileged and the People formed Two Nations."
 Benjamin Disraeli

"Every woman should marry - and no man."
 Benjamin Disraeli

"Is man an ape or an angel? Now I am on the side of the angels."
 Benjamin Disraeli

"And I said to the man who stood at the gate of thear: 'Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown'."
 Minnie Louise Haskins

"Justice should not only be done, but manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done."
 Gordon Hewart

"This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning."
 Winston Churchill

"Let us therefore brace ourselved to our duties, and so bear ourselved that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say: 'This was their finest hour.'"
 Winston Churchill

"Some call it evolution, and others call it God."
 Wm Herbert Carruth

"When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news."
 Charles Anderson Dana

"That out of sight is out of mind is true of most we leave behind."
 Arthur Hugh Clough

"'There is no God' the wicked saith, 'And truly it's a blessing, For what he might have done with us it's better only guessing."
 Arthur Hugh Clough

"Variety's the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour."
 Wm Cowper

"No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good."
 Bishop Creighton

"Swans sing before they die- 'twere no bad thing did certain persons die before they sing."
 Saml.Taylor Coleridge

"I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow-creature, let me do it now."
 Stephen Grellet

"In two words: im-possible."
 Samuel Goldwyn

"The bodies of those that made such a noise and tumult when alive, when dead, lie as quietly among the graves of their neighbours as any others."
 Jonathan Edwards

"If a man write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mouse-trap than his neighbour, tho' he build his house inthe woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Desperate diseases require desperate remedies."
 Guy Fawkes

"Guns will make us powerful; butter will only make us fat."
 Hermann Goering

"You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side."
 Wm Ewart Gladstone

"Worldly wealth he cared not for, desiring only to make both ends meet."
 Thomas Fuller

"We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately."
 Benjamin Franklin

"Remember, that time is money."
 Benjamin Franklin

"There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it hardly becomes any of us to talk about the rest of us."
 Edward Wallis Hoch

"'Tis a lesson you should heed, try, try again, If at first you don't succeed, try, try again."
 Wm Edward Hickson

"Man has his will, but woman has her way."
 Oliver Wendell Holmes

"That action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers."
 Francis Hutcheson

"In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers."
 Neville Chamberlain

"What's lost upon the roundabouts we pulls up on the swings!"
 Patrick Reginald Chalmers

"Of all the days that's in the week I dearly love but one day - And that's the day that comes betwixt a Saturday and Monday."
 Henry Carey

"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true."
 James Branch Cabell

"We live and learn, but not the wiser grow."
 John Pomfret

"Friends are God's way of apologizing to us for our families."
 Unknown

"I believe that sometimes it can be right to do the wrong thing."
 Unknown

"Mistakes are sometimes too much fun to only make once."
 Unknown

"The past sometimes can hurt, but you can either run away from it or learn from it."
 Unknown

"As we get older it's not the things we did that we often regret, it's the thing we didn't do, and that's why God created tomorrows. "
 Unknown

"When someone tells you that you can't do something, you don't necessarily have to listen."
 Unknown

"A friend is someone who knows everything about you and still loves you."
 Unknown

"It isn't always enough to be forgiven. Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself."
 Unknown

"The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children."
 Unknown

"My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could so long as he didn't take it out of my garden."
 Unknown

"Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxis."
 Unknown

"Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it."
 Unknown

"The real problem concerning your leisure is how to keep other people from using it."
 Unknown

"The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy."
 Unknown

"God could not be everywhere and therefore He made mothers."
 Unknown

"Where there is faith there is love; where there is love there is peace; where there is peace there is God, and where there is God there is no need."
 Unknown

"The Brain - an apparatus with which we think we think."
 Unknown

"Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogomy is the same."
 Oscar Wilde

"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards."
 Benjamin Franklin

"We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another."
 Jonathan Swift

"If quitters never win and winners never quit, whoever came up with "Quit while you're ahead"?"
 Unknown

"The trying time for the Atheist is when he feels thankful but has nobody to thank."
 Unknown

"God values our honest doubts above our pious pretence."
 Unknown

"The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones."
 Somerset Maughan

"Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night."
 Unknown

"Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities, but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster."
 Quentin Crisp

"They say money talks, but all mine says is good-bye."
 Unknown

"Isn't it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do 'practice'?"
 Unknown

"We are here to do good for others; what the others are here for I don't know."
 W.H. Auden

"Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world."
 Virgil A. Kraft

"If Moses had been a committee the children of Israel would still be in Sinai."
 Unknown

"Birthdays are nature's way of telling us to eat more cake."
 Unknown

"The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools."
 Doug Larson

"I still say a church steeple with a lightning rod on top shows a lack of confidence."
 Unknown

"We are not responsible for our thoughts, but we are responsible for our actions."
 Unknown

"A mans riches lie in the fewness of his wants."
 Unknown

"Dear God, So far today I have not gossiped, been greedy, grumpy, nasty, angry or intolerant. Now I am getting out of bed, please help me."
 Unknown

"If you are going to be a target, make sure you keep moving."
 Unknown

"If you insist on being a doorman, pray for the ability to enjoy it."
 Unknown

"Have you a gap in your life or a hole in your soul?"
 Unknown

"Noah could have said 'It's never rained before, who needs a boat?'"
 Unknown

"The difference between religion and spirituality - religion is for those who don't want to go to hell, spirituality is for those who have been."
 Unknown

"Even the most beautiful rose will have many dangerous thorns."
 Unknown

"I used to be a hopeless fearful drunk. Now I'm a fearless hopeful man."
 Unknown

"I used to be an atheist, then I became an agnostic. God knows what I am now."
 Unknown

"Build your castles in peace time, not when a war is about to start."
 Unknown

"Desperate times mean desperate measures."
 Unknown

"A drowning man doesn't argue about how he is going to be saved."
 Unknown

"In the darkness in the dark room, God is developing you."
 Unknown

"Money is like manure, if you pile it up it stinks. If you spread it around, it helps things to grow."
 Unknown

"Do not pay too much attention to fame, power or money. One day you will meet a person who cares for none of these; then you will know how poor you are."
 Unknown

"Fear knocked at the door; faith answered and no one was there."
 Unknown

"Make sure the ladder you are climbing is leaning against the right wall."
 Unknown

"When there's more questions than answers, stop asking the questions."
 Unknown

"Don't try to teach a pig to sing; you'll get frustrated and you'll annoy the pig."
 Unknown

"Pride stood at the top of the ladder not wanting to go down; ego stood at the bottom desperate to go up."
 Unknown

"Blessed are the flexible for they will not be bent out of shape."
 Unknown

"Don't worry until the animals line up two by two and start heading for the space shuttle. "
 Unknown

"For evil to succeed, it only needs good men to do nothing."
 Unknown

"Don't give up five minutes before the miracle happens."
 Unknown

"Whatever you do, prior to the event, check your motives, listen to your conscience and then the next right thing."
 Unknown

"Information without action is useless."
 Unknown

"Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
 Fraklin D Roosevelt

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."
 Sir Richard Steele

"The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings."
 Robert Louis Stevenson

"All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."
 Leo Tolstoy

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."
 Oscar Wilde

"All women become like their mothers, That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his."
 Oscar Wilde

"The English country gentleman galloping after a fox - the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable."
 Oscar Wilde

"An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country."
 Sir Henry Wotton

"A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author."
 G. K. Chesterton

"It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem."
 G. K. Chesterton

"If you convey to a woman that something ought to be done, there is always a dreadful danger that she will suddenly do it."
 G. K. Chesterton

"The love of truth has its reward in Heaven, and even on earth."
 Friedrich Nietzsche

"I would rather work with God in the dark than go alone in the light."
 Mary Gardiner Brainard

"Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing."
 H.L. Mencken

"The point is, could God pass an examination in Theology?"
 Malcolm Muggeridge

"The most important quality in a person connected with religion is absolute devotion to the truth."
 Albert Schweitzer

"Men suffer from thinking more than anything else."
 Leo Tolstoy

"If you picture Time as a straight line along which we have to travel, then you must picture God as the whole page on which the line is drawn."
 CS Lewis

"Theology is an attempt to explain a subject by men who do not understand it. The intent is not to tell the truth, but to satisfy the questioner."
 Elbert Hubbard

"I have only a small flickering light to guide me in the darkness of a thick forest. Up comes a theologian and blows it out."
 Denis Diderot

"Have you ever wanted to run away with your neighbour's wife? If you have not then do not condemn the man who does - you might have done likewise."
 Rev. H.R.L. Sheppard

"We should thank God for beer and Burgundy by not drinking too much of them."
 G. K. Chesterton

"Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven."
 Henry Ward Beecher

"Next to love, sympathy is the dimmest passion of the human heart."
 Edmund Burke

"There are many people who think Sunday is a sponge to wipe out all the sins of the week."
 Henry Ward Beecher

"All religions must be tolerated. Every man must get to heaven in his own way."
 Frederick the Great

"More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion."
 Alexander Chase

"O God, help us not to despise or oppose what we do not understand."
 Wm Penn

"Heaven forbid that we should go on playing religious games in one corner when the cloud and fire of God's presence have moved to another."
 David Watson

"Christian work is constantly crippled by clinging to blessings and traditions of the past. God is not the God of yesterday. He is the God of today."
 David Watson

"If you suffer, thank God - it is a sure sign you are alive."
 Elbert Hubbard

"Sufffering is a form of gratitude to experience, or an opportunity to experience evil, and change it into good."
 Saul Bellow

"Let us work as if success depends on ourselves alone, but with the heartfelt conviction that we are doing nothing and God everything."
 St Ignatius Loyola

"We are prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the size of our automobiles, rather than by the quality of our service and our relationship to humanity."
 Martin Luther King

"Man's difficulty today is that he is so immersed in the temporal that he has lost sight of the spiritual, has lost sight of God."
 Gilbert Shaw

"Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf."
 G. K. Chesterton

"A man's friend likes him but leaves him as he is: his wife loves him and is always trying to turn him into somebody else."
 G. K. Chesterton

"I came to the conclusion that the optimist thought everything good except the pessimist, and that the pessimist thought everything bad, except himself."
 G. K. Chesterton

"Taking it all in all, I do not believe anybody on earth has a worse time than an Emperor penguin."
 Apsley Cherry-Garrard

"I remain just one thing, and one thing only - and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician."
 Charles Chaplin

"The Almighty in His Infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen."
 Winston Churchill

"Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right that to be responsible and wrong."
 Winston Churchill

"When I look back on all these worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened."
 Winston Churchill

"It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see."
 Winston Churchill

"I've just learnt about his illness; let's hope it's nothing trivial."
 Irvin Cobb

"We have no reliable guarantee that the afterlife will be any less exasperating than this one, have we?"
 Noel Coward

"The one real object of education is to leave a man in the condition of continually asking questions."
 Bishop Creighton

"When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it."
 Clarence Darrow

"Hell is paved with good intentions, but heaven goes in for something more dependable. Solid gold."
 Joyce Cary

"I take the view, always have done, that if you cannot say what you have to say in twenty minutes, you should go away and write a book about it."
 Lord Brabazon

"Tories are not always wrong, but they are always wrong at the right moment."
 Lady Violet Bonham Carter

"Four thousand volumes of metaphysics will not teach us what the soul is."
 Voltaire

"I've never met a healthy person who worried much about his health or a good person who worried much about his soul."
 J.B.S. Haldane

"Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy."
 Leo Tolstoy

"The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude."
 Aldous Huxley

"The Devil is sincere, but he is sincerely wrong."
 Billy Graham

"We don't call it sin today, we call it self-expression."
 Baroness Stocks

"Only the wages of sin have no deductions."
 Ellis C Galt

"That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure."
 Lord Byron

"One leak will sink a ship, and one sin will destroy a sinner."
 John Bunyan

"Sin, that old dynamo, has lost much of its power since we ceased to believe in hell"
 Gerald Brenan

"Hair-splitting can be left to theologians and legalists; simplicity is the aim in the life of prayer."
 Hubert van Zeller

"God is the friend of silence. Trees, flowers, grass grown in silence. See the stars, moon and sun how they move in silence."
 Mother Teresa

"Once in seven years I burn all my sermons for it is a shame if I cannot write better sermons now than I did seven years ago."
 John Wesley

"We set no time limit on sermons, but we feel no souls are saved after the first twenty minutes."
 Donald McGregor

"Science brings man nearer to God."
 Louis Pasteur

"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
 Albert Einstein

"I find whenever science gets to the right answer it agrees with the Bible."
 Charles Duke

"Science and religion . . . are two sides of the same glass, through which we can see darkly until these two, focusing together, reveal the truth."
 Pearl S. Buck

"Satan finds some mischief still for idle hands to do."
 Isaac Watts

"We shall have to repent in this generation, not so much for the evil deeds of the wicked people, but for the appalling silence of the good people."
 Martin Luther King

"Some people have just enough religion to make them feel uncomfortable."
 John Wesley

"Extreme happiness invites religion almost as much as extreme misery."
 Dodie Smith

"There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it."
 George Bernard Shaw

"Religion is a candle inside a multi-coloured lantern. Everyone looks through a particular colour but the candle is always there."
 Mohammed Neguib

"If men are so wicked with religion, what would they be without it?"
 Benjamin Franklin

"Man will wrangle for religion; write for it; fight for it; die for it; anything but live for it."
 Charles Caleb Colton

"An ounce of practice is worth a pound of preaching."
 John Ray

"The God to whom little boys say their prayers has a face very like their mother."
 J.M Barrie

"God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things that should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other."
 Reinhold Niebuhr

"O Lord, Thou knowest how busy I must be this day. If I forget Thee, do not forget me."
 Jacob Astley

"By perseverance the snail reached the Ark."
 Chas. H Spurgeon

"They also serve who only stand and wait."
 John Milton

"The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom."
 H.L. Mencken

"My deafness, I endure; to dentures I'm resigned; Bifocals I can manage, But God, I miss my mind."
 Unknown

"Life is a great surprise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one."
 Vladimir Nabokov

"I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is pepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter."
 Winston Churchill

"I sometimes think that God, in creating man, overestimated his ability."
 Oscar Wilde

"Had God thought that sin would enter Eden, he would have created a parson also."
 Laurence Sterne

"The country life is to be preferred, for there we see the works of God, but in cities little else but the works of men."
 Wm Penn

"It is a sobering reflection that if the five-day week had been in force at the Creation, man would not have been created. Would the world have been a better place? Only God knows."
 Frank H Knight

"God made us, not because He knew what we would do, but to find out what we would do."
 Damon Knight

"The consensus appears to be that as it is preesented and practised in our churches the gospel is NOT Good News for women."
 Elaine Storkey

"God save us all from wives who are angels in the street, saints in the church and devils at home."
 Chas. H Spurgeon

"I'm not denyin' that women are foolish; God Almighty made 'em to match the men."
 George Eliot

"Wealth consists not in having possessions but in having few wants."
 Esther de Waal

"There is nothing that war has ever achieved we could not better achieve without it."
 Havelock Ellis

"Truth is such a precious article, let us all economise in its use."
 Mark Twain

"A lie travels round the world while Truth is putting on her boots."
 Chas. H Spurgeon

"The meaning of the word politics: Poli - Latin for many, tics - blooksucking creatures."
 Unknown

"As you get older three things happen; the first is you loose your memory - I can't remember the other two."
 Unknown

"Life is like a roll of toilet paper - long and useful, but it always ends at the wrong time."
 Unknown

"To say "foolproof" underestimates the ingenuity of complete fools."
 Unknown

"Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows."
 Unknown

"We are all faced with opportunities disguised as unsolvable problems."
 Unknown

"When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking."
 Unknown

"All the people like us are WE, and everyone else is THEY."
 Unknown

"Don't complain about growing old...many people do not have that privilege."
 Unknown

"'Virus' is a latin word used by doctors to mean 'your guess is as good as mine.'"
 Unknown

"When you get a computer, you also need a 10 year old child to teach you how to use it."
 Unknown

"The greatest compliment a grandparent can receive "You're more trouble than the children.""
 Unknown

"When your ship comes in, take care you're not at the airport."
 Unknown

"British Airways Poster: Breakfast in London, lunch in New York, luggage in Buermuda."
 Unknown

"The difference between a pat on the back and a kick in the pants is barely 18 inches."
 Leonard Caulton

"It is no longer a question of where civilization began, but if it ever did!"
 Alfred E. Newman

"The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you'll grow out of it."
 Doris Day

"The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was."
 Unknown

"People take different roads seeking fulfilment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they are lost."
 Unknown

"Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair."
 Unknown

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain."
 Unknown

"Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even though you wish they were."
 Unknown

"Diplomacy: thinking twice before saying nothing."
 Unknown

"As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand."
 Unknown

"I've learned that I still have a lot to learn. "
 Unknown

"You only live once, but if you live it right, once is enough."
 Unknown

"Skill come so slow and life so fast doth fly: we learn so little and forget so much."
 Unknown

"Our necessities are few but our wants are endless."
 Unknown

"'I must do something' will solve more problems than 'Something must be done'."
 Unknown

"It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong."
 Unknown

"To want a change of government is like biting another lemon to see which is the sweeter."
 Unknown

"When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves."
 Wm Arthur Ward

"A good plan executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week."
 George S. Patton

"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up again."
 Vince Lombardi

"There is more to life than increasing its speed."
 Mohandas K Gandhi

"It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers."
 James Thurber

"We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give."
 W.A. Nance

"The best of men are but men at best."
 Unknown

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"Burdens can either broaden your shoulders or break your back."
 Unknown

"A man sometimes gets what he wants, and - it isn't what he wanted."
 Unknown

"Whatever its ups and downs, life is best played on the level."
 Unknown

"We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. After that we expect them to educate our children."
 Unknown

"In order to communicate effectively, one must know what is worth knowing and what is worth saying... and the difference between the two."
 Unknown

"People who think they know everything are annoying to us who do."
 Unknown

"If you think you are too small to make a difference, you've obviously never been in a room with a mosquito."
 Michelle Walker

"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure."
 George E. Woodberry

"Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, "Where have I gone wrong" Then a voice says to me, "This is going to take more than one night.""
 Sheila Taylor

"If at first you don't succeed, well, so much for skydiving."
 Vuctor O'Reilly

"Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty; they merely move it from their faces into their hearts."
 Martin Buxbaum

"The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money."
 Unknown

"We learn something every day, and lots of times it's what we learned the day before that was wrong."
 Unknown

"Better to be approximately right than precisely wrong."
 Unknown

"Hard work spotlights the character of people. Some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all."
 Unknown

"It is not too hard to be young without money, but it is very difficult being old without it."
 Tennessee Williams

"Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult."
 Charlotte Whitton

"It is better to be silent, and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt."
 Silvan Engel

"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 opened for us."
 Helen Keller

"The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little."
 Unknown

"Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it."
 Unknown

"To change and to change for the better are two different things."
 Unknown

"To the ultimate pessimist off-white is a shade of black."
 Dennis Turner

"One reason that history repeats itself is that so many people were not listening the first time."
 Margaret Hussey

"Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognise them."
 Ann Landers

"It is my observation that too many of us are spending money we haven't earned to buy things we don't need to impress people we don't like."
 Mrs Brown

"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book."
 Groucho Marx

"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."
 Mark Twain

"There are two rules for success: 1) Never tell everything you know."
 Roger H. Lincoln

"There should be no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew."
 Unknown

"When happiness gets into your system it's bound to break out in your face."
 Unknown

"The only bad part of being a good sport is that you have to lose to prove it."
 Unknown

"You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses."
 Unknown

"The grass may be greener on the other side, but it is just as hard to cut."
 Unknown

"An angry person is seldom reasonable; a reasonable person is seldom angry."
 Unknown

"The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well."
 H T Leslie

"The saints are the sinners who keep on trying."
 Robert Louis Stevenson

"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
 Malcolm S. Forbes

"In America, anyone can become president. That's one of the risks you take."
 Adlai Stevenson

"Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young."
 Fred Astaire

"Confidence is the feeling you sometimes have before you fully understand the situation."
 Unknown

"A really wise man says nothing at the right time."
 Unknown

"No man who does a good deed should expect gratitude. The reward of a good deed is having done it."
 Unknown

"Executive ability is a talent for deciding something quickly and getting someone elso to do it."
 Unknown

"Don't marry for money - it's far cheaper to borrow it."
 Unknown

"Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist."
 Michael Levine

"A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year."
 Marty Allen

"Money doesn't always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars."
 Hobart Brown

"One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done."
 Marie Curie

"Good resolutions are like babies crying in church. They should be carried out immediately."
 Charles M. Sheldon

"The best time to do something worthwhile is between yesterday and tomorrow."
 Unknown

"Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are sometimes a little messed up."
 Unknown

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal."
 Hannah More

"When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'"
 Sydney Harris

"It is not the clock that ticks the loudest that goes the best."
 Unknown

"The real problem concerning your leisure is how to keep other people from using it."
 Herbert V Prochnow

"All life is 6 to 5 against."
 Unknown

"Women over 50 don't have babies because they would put them down and forget where they left them."
 Unknown

"Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children."
 George Bernard Shaw

"I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying."
 Oscar Wilde

"Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."
 Henry Ford

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
 Thomas Jefferson

"I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by."
 Douglas Adams

"If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself."
 Albert Einstein

"I'm an optimist in the sense that I believe humans are noble and honorable, and some of them are really smart. I have a very optimistic view of individuals."
 Steve Jobs

"I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up."
 Mark Twain


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