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All About Life
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Life's Too Short for Chess
When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our
She laughs at everything you say.
Why? Because she has fine teeth.
Children show scars like medals.
Lovers use them as secrets to reveal.
A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that
is softness of head.
The real acid test of courage is to be just your honest self when everybody
is trying to be like somebody else.
To give pain is the tyranny to make happy, the true empire of beauty.
The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
Noah was a brave man to sail in a wooden boat with two termites.
Each person, makes their own terrible passion their God.
I'm not out there just to be dancing around.
I expect to win every time I tee up.
Those that are evil have not only the good against them, but also the
Make good habits and they will make you.
There is nothing exempt from the peril of mutation the earth, heavens,
and whole world is thereunto subject.
Every great man is always being helped by everybody for his gift is
to get good out of all things and all persons.
Managers are people who do things right leaders are people who do the
The best way to procure insults is to submit to them.
He who boasts of his descent, praises the deed of another.
You must learn day by day, year by year, to broaden your horizon.
The more things you love, the more you are interested in.
El Kio Ke Te
The key to any game is to use
your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
Happiness is not a horse, you cannot harness it.
Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the
feeling that nothing remains to be said.
How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues
of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital.
Remarks are not literature.
How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without
Education is the art of making man ethical.
People who are smart get into Mensa. People who are really smart look
around and leave.
Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them
the deformity of vice.
Desires are the pulses of the soul as physicians judge by the appetite,
so may you by desires.
What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.
Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism,
selfishness, evil --or else an absolute ignorance.
When the house burns one forgets even lunch. Yes, but one eats it later
in the ashes.
I destroy my enemy when I make him my friend.
Those who boast of their decent, brag on what they owe to others.
Present mirth hath present laughter. What's to come is still unsure.
Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities.
Love makes the wildest spirit tame, and the tamest spirit wild.
Wam' noo 'angee
One never ends.
It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures
Living en famille provides the strongest motives for rudeness combined
with the maximum opportunity for displaying it.
The thing that contributes to anyone's reaching the goal he wants is
simple wanting that goal badly enough.
A person is not given integrity.
It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times.
In free society art is not a weapon.
Artists are not engineers of the soul.
We are no longer happy as soon as we wish to be happier.
Love one another and you will be happy.
It's as simple and as difficult as that.
The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.
The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
I had rather have a fool make me merry, than experience make me sad.
The emotional security and political stability in this country entitle
us to be a nuclear power.
We are no more free agents than the queen of clubs when she victoriously
takes prisoner the knave of hearts.
You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those
to whom it has been refused.
Even the wisest woman you talk
to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never
forgets her elegance.
Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it.
What is possible is our highest duty.
To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy.
That great Cathedral space which was childhood.
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence
are so rarely found in the same person.
While conscience is our friend, all is at peace however once it is offended,
farewell to a tranquil mind.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness
that we deserve them.
The more connections that can be made in the brain, the more integrated
the experience is within memory.
Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in aim at earth, and you
will get neither.
To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there
is no good evidence either way.
Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without
Weakness on both sides is, the motto of all quarrels.
The intellect is not a serious thing, and never has been.
It is an instrument on which one plays, that is all.
He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or
wishes to deceive.
Do your best to be the lead dog otherwise the view never changes.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing
me to dream.
One sheds one's sicknesses in books -- repeats and presents again one's
emotions, to be master of them.
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not,
as popularly supposed, alcoholism it's egotism.
Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises.
You cannot fly like an eagle with wings of a wren.
Don't join the book burners.
Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence
that they ever existed.
The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!
Let us be tried by our actions.
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's
observation, not overturning it.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing
Love cures people -- both the ones who give it and the ones who receive
Stay me with flagons, comfort me with apples: for I am sick of love.
[The Song Of Solomon 2:5]
Curse on all laws, but those that love has made.
The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more
forms -- hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal.
Be good and you will be lonely.
Men naturally resent it when women take greater liberties in dress than
men are allowed.
Strike the dog dead, it's but a critic!
As soils are depleted, human health, vitality and intelligence go with
Ethics must begin at the top of an organization.
It is a leadership issue and the chief executive must set the example.
Most of us will do anything to become good except change our way of
Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Life is a rollercoaster.
Try to eat a light lunch.
The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble and the
rough male kiss of blankets.
Your blasphemy, Salman, can't be forgiven.
To set your words against the Words of God.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because
it is not there.
There is no such thing.
It is difficult to lay aside a confirmed passion.
When ever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither
How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism
If you act like you know what you're doing, you can do anything you
want -- except neurosurgery.
Stand still... and refuse to retreat.
Look at it as God looks at it and draw upon His power to hold up under
The business of America is business and the chief ideal of the American
people is idealism.
What you don't know takes a lot of explaining to the children.
Why not spend some time determining what is worthwhile for us, and then
go after that?
Na Ave Tokelwapo
Brave is the lion tamer, brave is the world subduer, but braver is the
one who has subdued himself.
There have been many definitions of beauty in art.
What is it?
Beauty is what the untrained eyes consider abominable.
What's scary in life is not what people know (or don't know), but what
they know that ain't so.
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
The human mind treats a new idea the way the body treats a strange protein
it rejects it.
My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more
If I had my life to live again.
I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living.
I'm notorious for giving a bad interview.
I'm an actor and I can't help but feel I'm boring when I'm on as myself.
It's your aptitude, not just your attitude that determines your ultimate
If man had created man, he would be ashamed of his performance.
We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving
You may poke a man's fire after you've known him for seven years.
In the councils of a state, the question is not so much, what ought
to be done?
As, what can be done? No one is worse, for knowing the worst of themselves.
Your blasphemy, Salman, can't be forgiven.
To set your words against the Words of God.
It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.
The human race was always interesting and we know by its past that it
will always continue so, monotonously.
The hardest years in life are
those between ten and seventy.
One enemy is too much.
When we blame, we give away our power.
There are things of deadly earnest that can only be mentioned under
the cover of a joke.
Whatever limits us we call fate.
Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent
it is to be on the highest mountain.
Farmers only worry during the growing season, but towns people worry
all the time.
Never take counsel of your fears.
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives
they can get.
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained
by perpetual neglect of many other things.
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country
than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
Self-love is a balloon filled with wind, from which storms burst forth
when one makes a puncture in it.
As the births of living creatures, at first, are ill-shapen: so are
Innovations, which are the births of time.
We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has
broadened into a brotherhood.
We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight it makes all objects
appear more lovely to the dying.
When people complain of life, it is almost always because they have
asked impossible things of it.
Hei kona ra
Americans worship creativity the
way they worship physical beauty -- as a way of enjoying elitism without
God did it.
You should not say it is not good. You should say you do not like it
and then, you know, you're perfectly safe.
Their sighing , canting , grace-proud faces, their three-mile prayers,
and half-mile graces.
As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door
stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own
Happiness lies first of all in health.
A bad forgery's the ultimate insult.
The education of a man is never complete until he dies.
Men, their rights and nothing more women, their rights and nothing less.
To be human means to feel inferior.
Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Always borrow from a pessimist, he never expects anything back.
It is quite impossible to guarantee world peace.
But is should be possible to guarantee world freedom.
Decisiveness is often the art of timely cruelty.
Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.
Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
A person is his own worst enemy.
Influence: What you think you have until you try to use it.
See in what peace a Christian can die.
I tried to give up drugs by drinking.
There is nothing so uncertain as a sure thing.
Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman
is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.
A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language,
and for language.
He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines.
Death is as sure for that which is born, as birth is for that which
Therefore grieve not for what is inevitable.
Every one is the architect of his own fortune.
The real process of making decisions, of gathering support, of developing
opinions, happens before the meeting or after.
The more laws, the more offenders.
All great art is born of the metropolis.
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
One learns to itch where one can scratch.
Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are.
All men have fears, but the Brave put down their fears and go forward.
Sometimes to Death, but always to Victory.
Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.
It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs
to our ancestors.
Act like you expect to get into the end zone.
Justice is incidental to law and order.
I'm not a genius.
I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who
In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know
how to be insane on proper occasions.
The dread of criticism is the death of genius.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
Charity is the scope of all God's commands.
Those comfortably padded lunatic asylums which are known, euphemistically,
as the stately homes of England.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in
which we live.
A hard fall means a high bounce...
if you're made of the right material.
You've got to know when to hold em, know when to fold em know when to
walk away, know when to run.
Life is a comedy for those who think...
and a tragedy for those who feel.
It is not how many years we live, but rather what we do with them.
The higher the culture the more honorable the work.
Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount.
Good lies need a leavening of truth to make them palatable.
Tu laak' k'iin
Little girl's definition of conscience:
''Something that makes you tell your mother before your brother or sister
Laws are subordinate to custom.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone wonder where you are
when you don't come home at night.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three
times before lying down.
True glory lies in noble deeds.
Brain surgeons earn 10 times that of a general practitioner...
it pays to be an expert.
Presence is more than just being there.
My wife and I were happy for twenty.
Then we met!
Man values life as a sacred jewel in such a way that he reveres him
most who haughtily scorns it.
In all the silent manliness of grief.
The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually
records nothing, but man's failures.
You know it is not my interest to pay the principal, or my principal
to pay the interest.
We must have the courage to allow a little disorder in our lives.
A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
Love is what happens to a man and woman who don't know each other.
Joy runs deeper than despair
Nothing is void of God, his work
is everywhere his full of himself.
The better I know men the more I admire dogs.
How we think shows through in how we act.
Attitudes are mirrors of the mind.
They reflect thinking.
If I die, I forgive you. If I live we shall see.
The heights charm us, but the
steps do not with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains.
Before your dreams can come true, you have to have those dreams.
A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.
I dunno what my 23 infantile years in America signify.
I left as soon as motion was autarchic -- I mean my motion.
Accept your genius and say what you think.
I fear we are not getting rid of God because we still believe in grammar.
Fear is the biggest motivator.
If a book comes from the heart it will contrive to reach other hearts.
All art and author craft are of small account to that.
You can't have everything.
Where would you put it?
The higher the culture the more honorable the work.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
Aim above morality.
Be not simply good, be good for something.
The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible
but more mysterious.
G'o le ma de
Anger and intolerance are the
twin enemies of correct understanding.
The worst men often give the best advice.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire
I found there was only one way to look thin, hang out with fat people.
No prudent antagonist thinks light of his adversaries.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Be true to your teeth and they won't be false to you.
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become
The modest person is usually admired, if people ever hear of them.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion and what they
really believes about the world and their place in it.
If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be
thankful for what he's going to get.
A guest never forgets the host who had treated him kindly.
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books
are the refutation of that nonsense.
A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
He that lives to forever, never fears dying.
Loi chao xin cao biet
Almost every desire a poor man
has is a punishable offence.
Death is a distant rumor to the young.
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
To have great poets, there must be great audiences too.
A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.
Whatever needs to be maintained through force is doomed.
The things which hurt, instruct.
Old wine and friends improve with age.
People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought
which they avoid.
Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold
it till it goes up. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
There is no time of life past learning something.
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Where the law is uncertain there is no law.
Experience isn't interesting until it begins to repeat itself. In fact,
till it does that, it hardly is experience.
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.
Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any
good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
Into each life some rain must fall, some days be dark and dreary.
The ability to sign a check is
the least reliable guide to a company's fitness.
The person who receives the most favors is the one who knows how to
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart.
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.
One has to pay dearly for immortality one has to die several times while
one is still alive.
A philosopher who is not taking part in discussions is like a boxer
who never goes into the ring.
Confession is always weakness.
The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in
Don't tell a woman she's pretty tell her there's no other woman like
her, and all roads will open to you.
An animal will always look for a person's intentions by looking them
right in the eyes.
Short judgments make long friends.
Laws are felt only when the individual comes into conflict with them.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood
than to truth.
Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented.
Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.
An atheist is a man who believes himself an accident.
Happiness is not a possession to be prized. It is a quality of thought,
a state of mind.