"Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him." ~Harry Emerson Fosdick
"As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to love it more and more." ~Sir Thomas Brown
"The important thing is not to stop questioning." ~Albert Einstein -
"Don't go through life, GROW through life." ~Eric Butterworth
"Take heed: you do not find what you do not seek." ~English Proverb -
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." ~ Les Brown -
"All my life I've wanted to be somebody. But I see now I should have been more specific." ~Jane Wagner
"The more we give of anything, the more we shall get back." ~Grace Speare -
"My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition." - ~Mohandas Gandhi
"Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation..... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind." - ~Leonardo da Vinci -
"Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress." ~ Mohandas Gandhi -
"The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing." ~Albert Einstein -
"We are prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the size of our automobile rather than by the quality of our service and relationship to mankind" ~ Martin Luther King-
"Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subjuct and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love" ~Dr Martin Luther King-
"Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings." ~ Ralph Blum
"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one". ~Elbert Hubbard
Heâ€™s turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now heâ€™s miserable and depressed.
Always laugh when you can. It is cheapest medicine.
Laughter is the shock absorber that eases the blows of life.
An optimist is someone who falls off the Empire State Building, and after 50 floors says, 'So far so good!'
You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say will be misquoted, then used against you.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything. ~Mark Twain
An consultant is someone who takes a subject you understand and makes it sound confusing.
If you can't see the bright side of life, polish the dull side.
When everything's coming your way, you're in the wrong lane.
It a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
You know the speed of light, so what's the speed of dark?
A day without sunshine is like, well, night.
When I die, I'm leaving my body to science fiction.
You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is 'never try'. ~Homer Simpson
If you canâ€™t live without me, Why arenâ€™t you dead yet?
Love your enemies. It'll make 'em crazy.
Silence is golden but duck tape is silver.
Out of my mind. Back in five minutes.
Romance often begins by a splashing waterfall and ends over a leaky sink.
Iâ€™d like to help you out. Which way did you come in?
Death is a once in a lifetime experience.
Man has his will, but woman has her way.
If life is a bowl of cherries, why am I stuck with the pits?
Never argue with a fool. People might not know the difference.
I am in my own little world but it's okay they know me here.
Finally things will start clickingâ€¦your elbow, knees and back!
Where there are no swamps there are no frogs.
Confidence is the feeling you sometimes have before you fully understand the situation.
To err is human; to admit it, superhuman. ~Doug Larson
"With one hand, hold onto a friend, and put the other in God's hands, then you won't have any for a bottle."
My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless. ~Mercedes McCambridge
The first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is dignity. ~Author Unknown
You can preserve many things in alcohol...except your dignity. ~Author Unknown
When the wine goes in, strange things come out. ~Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller, The Piccolomini, 1799<!, act 2, scene 12, MBT p33
If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows, you might tell them sorrows know how to swim. ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you. ~Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
This is one of the disadvantages of wine: it makes a man mistake words for thought. ~Samuel Johnson
One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time. ~Lady Astor
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. ~W.C. Fields
It takes 8,460 bolts to assemble an automobile, and one nut to scatter it all over the road. ~Author unknown
I like liquor - its taste and its effects - and that is just the reason why I never drink it. ~Thomas Jackson
Sometimes when I reflect back on all the beer I drink I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn't drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. Then I say to myself, it is better that I drink this beer and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver. ~Jack Handey
When the wine is in, the wit is out. ~Proverb
Woman first tempted man to eat; he took to drinking of his own accord. ~Four Hundred Laughs: Or, Fun Without Vulgarity, compiled and edited by John R. Kemble, 1902
Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony. ~Robert Benchley
The chief reason for drinking is the desire to behave in a certain way, and to be able to blame it on alcohol. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960
Even though a number of people have tried, no one has yet found a way to drink for a living. ~Jean Kerr
Drunkenness is temporary suicide. ~Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness
Beer is the cause and solution to all of life's problems. ~Homer Simpson
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. ~Seneca
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. ~Henny Youngman
How come if alcohol kills millions of brain cells, it never killed the ones that made me want to drink? ~Author Unknown
Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God.
An impaired mind is an unprepared mind.
~Duane Alan Hahn
Alcoholism isn't a spectator sport. Eventually the whole family gets to play.
A few years back I was more a candidate for skid row bum than an Emmy. If I hadn't stopped drinking, I'd be playing handball with John Belushi right now. ~John Larroquette (adapted)
There is this to be said in favor of drinking, that it takes the drunkard first out of society, then out of the world.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
~Martin Luther King, Jr.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
~Abraham H. Maslow
Alcohol is a good preservative for everything but brains.
~Mary Pettibone Poole
A whale is harpooned only when it spouts.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
~Scott Beach's grandfather
How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
~David J. Schwartz
A bad attitude is the worst thing that can happen to a group of people. It's infectious.
~Roger Allan Raby
Everyone has the power to make others happy. Some do it by entering the room, others by leaving it.
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
I try to hold grudges, but they always wiggle out of my hands.
~Duane Alan Hahn
If you feel there are others below you, you will feel the crush of others above you.
~Duane Alan Hahn
Man must realize his own unimportance before he can appreciate his importance.
~R. M. Baumgardy
Take the attitude of a student. Never be to big to ask questions. Never know to much to learn something new.
It's not your aptitude but your attitude that will determine your altitude.
~Jesse Jackson (adapted)
Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.
It is most absurdly said, in popular language, of any man, that he is disguised in liquor; for, on the contrary, most men are disguised by sobriety. ~Thomas de Quincy, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, 1856
I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me, spiritually and financially. ~ Denzel Washington
If drinking is interfering with your work, you're probably a heavy drinker. If work is interfering with your drinking, you're probably an alcoholic. ~Author Unknown
"His craving for alcohol was the equivalent, on a low level, of the spiritual thirst of our being for wholeness, expressed in medieval language: the union with God."
"You see, "alcohol" in Latin is "spiritus" and you use the same word for the highest religious experience as well as for the most depraving poison. The helpful formula therefore is: spiritus contra spiritum".
Worry is the activity of a mind which does not understand its connection with Me.
Worry affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system. I have never known a man who died from over work, but many who died from doubt.
~Charles Horace Mayo
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
No man ever sank under the burden of the day. It is when tomorrow's burden is added to the burden of today, that the weight is more than a man can bear.
Worry is a useless mulling over of things we cannot change.
We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays.
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.
~Corrie Ten Boom
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.
~John Jay Chapman
When I look back on all the worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.
If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.