Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
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Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
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Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Count your blessings.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Truth fears no questions.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
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 Jr.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Whatever it takes !
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
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You know, Billy. We blew it.
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Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
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The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
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Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The best proof of love is trust.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
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When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
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Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Attica ! Attica !
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If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
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Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
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Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
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There are simply too many notes.
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Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
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Matthew 6: 34
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
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Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
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Charles A. Lindbergh
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Oliver Wendell Holmes
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I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
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The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
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They can because they think they can.
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