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When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

Steven Wright

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

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One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.

Alfred North Whitehead

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

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.

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

I scoured many websites, and consulted my friends, my family and our readers for these pearls of wisdom. Now I want to do that again, except this time, I bring to you,

David Riklan

All you need is love.

John Lennon

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.

Winston Churchill

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

Keep the Faith.

Unknown

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

Pierre Abelard

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.

John P. Strelecky

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham Maslow

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

Albert Einstein

Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?

Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)

My precious.

Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)

Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

Karl Jaspers

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

Know thyself.

Socrates

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

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

John Wooden

You had me at "hello".

Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.

Sister Busche

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb