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The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problem.

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.
In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once.
Life is too important to be taken seriously.
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
Darkness can not drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards.
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Three can keep a secret if two are dead.
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
You are only what you are when no one is looking.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself.
I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!
To the query, What is a friend? his reply was A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Women who set a low value on themselves make life hard for all women.
When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
We are what we think. All that we are arises With our thoughts. With our thoughts, We make our world.
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
Wit is educated insolence.
Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours.
Don't look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you'll know you're dead.
But love is blind, and lovers cannot see What petty follies they themselves commit
Worry not that no one knows of you; seek to be worth knowing.
Our salvation is in striving to achieve what we know we'll never achieve.
Two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
Can anybody remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?
People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher or better than themselves.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.
Fear is the mother of morality.
One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.
We must travel in the direction of our fear.
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day's own trouble be sufficient for the day.
Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
Self-confidence is the result of a successfully survived risk.
The difference between an optimist and a pessimist? An optimist laughs to forget, but a pessimist forgets to laugh.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.
Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed.
God could not be everywhere, and therefore He made mothers.
Your goal should be out of reach but not out of sight.
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
There's no one thing that is true. They're all true.
The darkest day, If you live till tomorrow will have past away.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
Always try to keep a patch of sky above your life.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
To love and be loved is the great happiness of existence.
Most smiles are started by another smile.
Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.
I am more important than my problems.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
Failure is success if we learn from it.
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
It's not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
They can because they think they can.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
We don't laugh because we're happy -- we're happy because we laugh.
You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh at, yourself.
When a woman is speaking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible.
Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life.
If you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may say with confidence that he is a good man.
Music causes us to think eloquently.
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
Women make love for love, men make love for lust.
The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies it is the first law of nature.
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: It might have been!
When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a woman you educate a whole family.
Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
A fool think he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others. [Proverbs 12:15]
Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends.
If you have it [Love], you don't need to have anything else, and if you don't have it, it doesn't matter much what else you have.
Love the whole world as a mother lovers her only child.
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.
No one is as angry as the person who is wrong.
Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear.
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.
Whether life is worth living depends on whether there is love in life.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and new.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
The less routine the more life.
Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness...
You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing.
The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?
No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Love is like pi -- natural, irrational, and very important.
If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.
Everything changes but change.
Leaders don't inflict pain -- they share pain.
We must become the change we want to see.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
I have not failed. I've just found 10, 000 ways that won't work.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
Never, never, never, never give up.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon-shots.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
Success is a journey, not a destination.

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