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There is no such word as "Loved". Love has no past tense. If you ever stop loving someone, then you never truly loved them in the first place.

The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.
Every choice moves us closer to or farther away from something. Where are your choices taking your life? What do your behaviors demonstrate that you are saying yes or no to in life?
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
Let him that would move the world, first move himself.
In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil.
The world isn't interested in the storms you encountered, but whether or not you brought in the ship.
Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.
Man?s power of choice enables him to think like an angel or a devil, a king or a slave. Whatever he chooses, mind will create and manifest.
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
Every street has two sides, the shady side and the sunny. When two men shake hands and part, mark which of the two takes the sunny side; he will be the younger man of the two.
You don't have to buy from anyone. You don't have to work at any particular job. You don't have to participate in any given relationship. You can choose
Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
Even as a tortoise draws in its limbs, the wise can draw in their senses at will.
It's so hard when I have to, And so easy when I want to.
Let go over a cliff, die completely, and then come back to life -- after that you cannot be deceived.
A desire can overcome all objections and obstacles.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.
The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.
The mere fact that you have obstacles to overcome is in your favor...
A barrier is of ideas, not of things.
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- it is the illusion of knowledge.
Learning Zen is a phenomenon of gold and dung. Before you understand it, it's like gold; after you understand it, it's like dung.
No thought, no reflection, no analysis, no cultivation, no intention; let it settle itself.
When the senses contact sense objects, a person experiences cold or heat, pleasure or pain. These experiences are fleeting they come and go. Bear them patiently.
Neither in this world nor elsewhere is there any happiness in store for him who always doubts.
Little by little, through patience and repeated effort, the mind will become stilled in the Self.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Avoid being impatient. Remember time brings roses.
Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.
The obstacles you face are... mental barriers which can be broken by adopting a more positive approach.
God prepares great men for great tasks by great trials.
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer; preserve my life from fear of the enemy. [Psalms 64:1]
It always looks darkest just before it gets totally black.
There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, If you believe in Me, you ain't going to have no troubles.
The world is full of cactus, but we don't have to sit on it.
When the judge calls the criminal's name out he stands up, and they are immediately linked by a strange biology that makes them both opposite and complementary. The one cannot exist without the other. Which is the sun and which is the shadow? It's well known some criminals have been great men.
The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.
Hard pounding, gentlemen: but we shall see who can pound the longest.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle it without debate.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
The mind's direction is more important than its progress.
People are too durable, that's their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long.
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
It is not enough that one surrenders oneself. Surrender is to give oneself up to the original cause of one's being. Do not delude yourself by imagining such a source to be some God outside you. One's source is within oneself. Give yourself up to it. That means that you should seek the source and merge in it.
We all leave footprints in the sand, the question is, will we be a big heal, or a great soul.
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my King, He would not in mine age have left me naked to mine enemies.
It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.
It is better to be faithful than famous.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
A relationship, I think, is like a shark, you know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.
When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
There once was a Bald Man who sat down after work on a hot summer's day. A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time. The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but - whack - his palm come on his own head instead; again the Fly tormented him, but this time the Man was wiser and said: YOU WILL ONLY INJURE YOURSELF IF YOU TAKE NOTICE OF DISPICABLE ENEMIES.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give enough.
In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.
Constant togetherness is fine -- but only for Siamese twins.
The easiest kind of relationship is with ten thousand people, the hardest is with one.

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