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Monday, August 13, 2007

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

Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It merely exists in the mind which contemplates them; And each mind perceives a different beauty. David Hume

Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby. Ruth E. Renkel

A room without books is like a body without a soul. Cicero

It is chiefly through books that we enjoy the communion with superior minds... In the best books, authors talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. William Ellery Channing

The best kind of friend is the kind you can sit on a porch swing with, never say a word, then walk away feeling like it was the best conversation that you ever had. Anonymous

It's beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart. Anonymous

Do your best every day and your life will gradually expand into satisfying fullness. Horotio W. Dresser

Every time we start thinking we're the center of the universe, the universe turns around and says with a slightly distracted air, "I'm sorry. What'd you say your name was again?" Margaret Maron

Most of us spend our lives as if we had another one in the bank. Ben Irwin

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. Groucho Marx

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.

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

Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait for the answer. Author Unknown

"Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile initially scared me to death." Betty Bender

He does not believe, that does not live according to his belief. Thomas Fuller

The loving service which God sends His people into the world to render includes both evangelism and social action, for each is in itself an authentic expression of love, and neither needs the other to justify it. John R. W. Stott

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections. Author Unknown

Happiness is good health and a bad memory. Ingrid Bergman

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

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

God doesn't need an abundance of words. He doesn't need a dissertation about your life. He just wants your attention. He wants your heart. Kathy Troccoli (Hope For a Woman's Heart)

The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. Anonymous

All receive advice. Only the wise profit from it. Syrus

The fly cannot be driven away by getting angry at it. African proverb

I nourish Myself Spiritually. I am a blessing To others. Doing my best Each day, I have Faith that what I need will Always come To me at the Right time. unknown

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just to enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate. Thornton Wilder

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up. Vince Lombardi

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. William Shedd

I am not what I ought to be. I am not what I want to be. I am not what I hope to be. But still, I am not what I used to be. And by the grace of God, I am what I am. John Newton

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. Henry David Thoreau (Walden)

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself. Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant

The chief pang of most trials is not so much the actual suffering itself as our own spirit of resistance to it. Jean Nicolas Grou

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself. Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant

God is not a power or principle or law, but he is a living, creating, communicating person -- a mind who thinks, a heart who feels, a will who acts, whose best name is Father. Robert Hamill

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure—try to please everybody. Herbert Bayard Swope

The conscience interprets life honestly and realistically. The same cannot be said about the ego. Shantidasa

I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all. Laura Ingalls Wilder

A kind word never broke anyone's mouth.

A dog owns nothing, yet is seldom dissatisfied.

It is better to be born lucky than rich.

A lie travels farther than the truth.

An old broom knows the dirty corners best.

They always say time changes things, But you actually have to change them yourself. Andy Warhol