Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds; they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material.
Well, evil to some is always good to others.
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Johann von Goethe
Hey guys!Wish you were here, except not really. We're having fun. Check it out-the pyramids!-Alec and Magnus
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
Any closet is a walkin closet if you try hard enough.
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
Ray Stannard Baker [David Grayso
He who angers you conquers you.
We all know that sponges grow in the ocean but I wander how much deeper the ocean would be if that wasn't the case.
Two frogs fell into a bowl of cream. One didn't panic, he relaxed and drowned. The other kicked and struggled so much that the cream turned to butter and he walked out.
In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
Adversity is a fact of life. It can't be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill and don't know it.
Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment.
He who knows the darkness shall learn to live in the light.
Breakdowns can create breakthroughs. Things fall apart so things can fall together.
If your cup seems too bitter, if your burden seems to heavy, be sure that it is the wounded hand that is holding the cup, and that it is me who carried the cross that is carrying the burden.
If your knees are knocking, kneel on them.
If you're on thin ice, you might as well dance.
In times of storm, the shallowness of the root structure is revealed.
To look life in the face, always, to look life in the face, and to know it for what it is...at last, to love it for what it is, and then to put it away.
No man is more unhappy than the one who is never in adversity; the greatest affliction of life is never to be afflicted.
I didn't know I'd have to be torn down before I could be built up.
Frogs have it easy, they can eat what bugs them
Chastity ... has, even now, a religious importance in a woman's life, and has so wrapped itself round with nerves and instincts that to cut it free and bring it to the light of day demands courage of the rarest.
Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero.
Everybody trusts a guy in a raincoat. I don't know why. It's just one of those mystery facts.
However far your travels take you, you will never find the girl who smiles out at you from the travel brochure.
Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
A pint of example is worth a gallon of advice
A word to the wise is infuriating.
Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
Never play leapfrog with a unicorn.
Successful men follow the same advice they prescribe for others.
Everything I know, I know because of love.
A degree of culture, and assuredly a very high one, is attained when man rises above superstitions and religious notions and fears, and, for instance, no longer believes in guardian angels or in original sin, and has also ceased to talk of the salvation of his soul.
The greatest mystery the universe offers is not life but Size.
Heaven is the most angelically dull place in all creation
George Bernard Shaw
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes that of our friends; never to pretend to wit, but to make that of others appear as much as possibly we can; to hearken
Teach the ignorant as much as you can; society is culpable in not providing a free education for all and it must answer for the night which it produces. If the soul is left in darkness sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.
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