~~Wisdom & Advice~~
It is far better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak and remove all doubt.
Live truth instead of professing it.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friends.
~~Henry David Thoreau~~
A lie gets halfway around the world
before the truth has a chance to get its pants on!
~~Sir Winston Churchill~~
Words are so powerful they should only
be used to heal, to bless, & to prosper.
With time, people will forget what you've said,
and what you've done,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Great minds discuss ideas.
Average minds discuss events.
Small minds discuss people.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed,
without any other reason but because they are not already common.
Peace is not a season.
It is a way of life.
Happiness is most often a choice.
Happiness is something you decide on ahead of time.
Being happy doesn't mean everything is perfect.
It means you decide to see beyond the imperfections.
Normal is just a setting on the washing machine.
Be who you are, and may you be blessed in all that you are.
Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.
Shame never begets change.
A clear conscience is generally the sign of a poor memory.
No problem is so great that it cannot be run away from!
If at first you don't succeed. . .
. . .Do it the way your mother told you!
If you can't be good,
be good at it.
If you can't be a good example,
then you'll just have to be a horrible warning.
You may only be one person in the world,
but you may also be the world to one person.
Do all the good you can
by all the means you can
in all the ways you can
in all the places you can
at all times you can
to all the people you can
as long as ever you can.
Sleep perchance to dream.
Where the spirit does not work with the hand,
there is no art.
We create our tomorrows by what we dream today.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
If you obey all the rules,
you miss all the fun.
It is not our abilities that show what we truely are...
It is our choices.
The bend in the road is not the end of the road,
unless you refuse to take the turn.
What would you attempt to do
if you knew that you could not fail?
Never underestimate the power
of a few committed people to change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
The world is a dangerous place to live
not because of the people who are evil,
but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who,
in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
Always hold firmly to the thought that each one of us
can do something to bring some portion of misery to an end.
Whoever destroys a single life destroys the world.
Whoever saves a single life saves the world entire.
Never underestimate the power of stupid
people in a large group.
Never confuse excellence with perfection.
Excellent you can aspire to.
Perfection is God's realm.
Don't be sorry its over.
Be glad that it happened.
Good judgment comes from experience.
Experience comes from bad judgment.
Remember that great love and great achievements
involve great risk.
Only those who dare to fail greatly
can ever achieve greatly.
~~Robert F. Kennedy~~
The task ahead of us is never as great
as the strength behind us.
Prayer is less about changing the world
and more about changing ourselves.
I'd rather be pissed off than pissed on.
Whenever you lose,
don't lose the lesson.
To get the full value of joy
you must have somebody to divide it with.
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