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I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.

A friend loveth at all times. [Proverbs 17:17]
The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can not get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.
Dogs come when they are called; cats take a message and get back to you.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Many of the things you can count, don't count. Many of the things you can't count, really count.
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.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Learn from the mistakes of others, you can't live long enough to make them all yourself.
People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. In the end, it is between you and HIM not you and them.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
The only way around is through.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.
Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more. They did all that was expected of them and a little bit more.
No matter how small and unimportant what we are doing may seem, if we do it well, it may soon become the step that will lead us to better things.
Some of us are like wheelbarrows, only useful when pushed and easily upset.
Adam was the luckiest man; he had no mother-in-law.
Anyone who is popular is bound to be disliked.
Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical
You can't think and hit the ball at the same time.
You can see a lot by observing.
A nickel isn't worth a dime today.
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
There is a great deal of human nature in people.
The way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
I was young and foolish then; now I am old and foolisher.
Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Why is it that we rejoice at birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
If man had created man, he would be ashamed of his performance.
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.
You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game. If that isn't enough, in the second half, you have to give what is left.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.
I don't know of a single foreign product that enters this country untaxed, except the answer to prayer.
Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with a cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
One of the striking differences between a cat and a lie is that the cat has only nine lives.
A lie can run around the world six times while the truth is still trying to put on its pants.
Never learn to do anything. If you don't learn, you will always find someone else to do it for you.
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.

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