Tuesday, June 30, 2009

"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence" - Aristotle

"There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice" - Joseph Addison

"He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old that he has once been young" - Joseph Addison

"It's not the fall that kills you; its the sudden stop at the end" - Douglas Adams

"Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too? " - Douglas Adams

"He who has his health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything" - Thomas Carlyle

"A person ususally has two reasons for doing something; a good reason and the real reason" - Thomas Carlyle

Monday, June 29, 2009

"Because I could not stop for Death, he kindly stopped for me. The carriage held but just ourselves and immorality" - Emily Dickinson

"A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day" - Emily Dickinson

"Men, being reasonable must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication" - Lord Byron

"I love the man not less, but Nature more" - Lord Bryon

"A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker" - Buddha

"Poverty is the mother of crime" - Marcus Aurelius

"Nowhere can a man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul" - Marcus Aurelius

"Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish" - Marcus Aurelius

Friday, June 26, 2009

"He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees" - Benjamin Franklin

"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes everyday; wisdom consists in not exceding that limit" - Elbert Hubbard

"He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty" - Mary Wilson Little

"I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough" - M.C. Escher

"All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them" - Walt Disney

"Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious" - Brendan Gill

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than in ceases to be serious when people laugh" - George Bernard Shaw

"Here is a test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't" - Richard Bach

Thursday, June 25, 2009

"We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others, that in the end, we become disguised to ourselves" - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

"I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with the roughest courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost-work, but the solidest thing we know" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"In ancient times, cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this" - Terry Pratchett

"To loved and be loved is to feel the sun on both sides" - David Viscotti

"Well done is better than well said" - Benjamin Franklin

"The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others" - Anon.

"I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again" - Stephan Grellet

"There's no place like home" - Dorothy Gale

"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived, This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

"There is more to life than increasing its speed" - Mahatma Ghandi

"Happiness is where we find it but rarely where we seek it" - J. Petit Senn

"No man is happy who does not think himself so" - Publilius Syrus

"There is only one person who can make you happy and that person is you" - David Burns

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom" - Charles Dickens

"A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own" - Latin Proverb

"Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions" - Albert Einstein

"Believe that you have it and you have it" - Latin Proverb

"Ask yourself this question: "Will this matter a year from now?" - Richard Carlson

"Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about may never happen. Keep in the sunlight" - Benjamin Franklin

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

"It's the job thats never started that takes the longest to finish" - J.R.R. Tolkien

"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook" - William Jones

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the lows of the universe will be simplier" - Henry David Thoreau

"The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun - P.G.Wodehouse

Monday, June 22, 2009

"The best armor is to keep out of range" - Italian proverb

"To do two things at once is to do neither" - Publilius Syrus

"Some promises are better left unsaid" - Ashlee Simpson

"For life be, after all, only a waitin' for somethin' else than what we're doin'; and death be all that we can rightly depend on" - Bram Stoker