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God whispers in our pleasures, but shouts in our pain.

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; The wise grows it under his feet.
Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.
Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements, compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Live not in yesterdays, Look back and you may sorrow. Live precisely for today, Look forward to tomorrow.
The only people who never fail are those who never try.
You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.
Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
Only the person of worth can recognize the worth in others.
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.
People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame -- and only one -- themselves.
There's nothing like a Catholic wedding to make you wish life had a fast forward button.
Only very intelligent people don't wish they were in politics, and I'm dumb enough to want to be in there.
You have no choices about how you lose, but you do have a choice about how you come back and prepare to win again.
The fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. [Measure For Measure]
Whatever you do, don't do it halfway.
Never give advice unless asked.
A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.
Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
Why is it that we rejoice at birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
To fail to love is not to exist at all.
What makes a hero truly great is that they never despair.
Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.
Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
There is no original truth, only original error.
He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.
Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished.
The only cure for grief is action.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.
No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
Charm strikes the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant. [Proverbs 9:17]
Never do that by proxy which you can do yourself.
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.
You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
He makes his home where the living is best.
Where there is great love there are always miracles.
When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.
None loves the messenger who brings bad news.
Every one is the architect of his own fortune.
Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.
It isn't what you do, but how you do it.
Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
It's not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.
We live in the world when we love it.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.
All wrong doing is done in the sincere belief that it is the best thing to do.
The beginning of thought is in disagreement -- not only with others but also with ourselves.
Listen. Don't explain or justify.
Abstainer. A weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Friendship is genuine when two friends can enjoy each others company without speaking a word to one another.
Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good intentions. He had money as well.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
I don't mind how much my ministers talk -- as long as they do what I say.
During a very busy life I have often been asked, How did you manage to do it all? The answer is very simple. It is because I did everything promptly.
Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives, and remembering what one receives.
No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart.
Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are.
When money speaks the truth is silent.
A wooden bed is better than a golden coffin.
He who does not hope to win has already lost.
What you are is God's gift to you, what you do with yourself is your gift to God.
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.
The eternal quest of the human being is to shatter his loneliness.
Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman.
Good is not good, when better is expected.
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
What you say in advertising is more important than how you say it.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Plan for this world as if you expect to live forever; but plan for the hereafter as if you expect to die tomorrow.
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.
Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent -- the power to do the right thing the first time.
Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing.
In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
The soul is not where it lives, but where it loves.
Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.
The worst thing you can possibly do is worrying and thinking about what you could have done.
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.
God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool.
If you attack the establishment long enough and hard enough, they will make you a member of it.
If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Marriage is the death of hope.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be consistent.
A man who cannot make mistakes cannot do anything.
If you have a dream, give it a chance to happen.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Life without a friend is death without a witness.
Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
The easiest way to be cheated is to believe yourself to be more cunning than others.
There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.
Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible.
You cannot have power for good without having power for evil too. Even mother's milk nourishes murderers as well as heroes.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity: no really self-respecting woman would take advantage of it.
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
There are no miracles for those that have no faith in them.
When you feel good about yourself, others will feel good about you, too.
The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
First open your mind to someone,then open your heart
If you love something let it go free. If it doesn't come back, you never had it. If it comes back, love it forever.
Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
We love in another's soul whatever of ourselves we can deposit in it; the greater the deposit, the greater the love.
From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents, from 18 to 35 she needs good looks, from 35 to 55 she needs a good personality, and from 55 on she needs cash.
Forget the times of your distress, but never forget what they taught you.

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