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Saturday, July 6, 2013


Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns to look at things in a different way.

Edward De Bono
Patience and perserverence have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
  John Quincy Adams
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
  George Allen
The road of life can only reveal itself as it is traveled; each turn in the road reveals a surprise. Man's future is hidden.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Knowledge becomes wisdom only after it has been put to practical use.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others.
Life is a continual process of remaking ourselves.
Think highly of yourself, for the world takes you at your own estimate.
You wake up in the morning, and your purse is magically filled with twenty-four hours of unmanufactured tissue of the universe of your life! It is yours. It is the most precious of possessions. No one can take it from you. And no one receives either more or less than you receive.
  Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett
Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice: It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
  William Jennings Bryan
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.
We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.
  Winston Churchill
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninty-nine percent perspiration.
  Thomas Alva Edison
What lies behind us and lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
  Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a progress, and not a station.
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
  Kahlil Gibran
Whatever you can do, or believe you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one  extraordinary man.
  Elbert Hubbard
A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.
  Elbert Hubbard
Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.
  Christian Morgenstern
The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
  Linus Pauling
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly,; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
  Antoine de Saint-Exupery
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.

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