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Love is just a system for getting someone to call you darling after sex.

Impossibilities are merely things which we have not yet learned.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
All limits are self imposed.
With love and patience, nothing is impossible.
If you can't, you must. If you must, you can.
Today's accomplishments were yesterday's impossibilities.
Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love.
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament -- disarmament follows peace.
Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. [Psalms 34:14]
Those who love thy law have great peace, and nothing causes them to stumble. [Psalms 119:165]
We've learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, but not how to save them; how to die, but seldom how to live.
The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity.
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Do everything with so much love in your heart that you would never want to do it any other way.
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.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
We know that we have passed from death into life, because we love... [1 John 3:14]
This is my commandment, that ye love one another. [Jesus, In John 15:12]
Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; it is not arrogant or rude. [I Corinthians]
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear.
Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
Love comes from blindness, friendship from knowledge.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.
Everybody forgets the basic thing; people are not going to love you unless you love them.
I love you, not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Love is shown in your deeds, not in your words.
Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.
We are all alike, on the inside.
That government is best which governs least.
Man is the artificer of his own happiness.
We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another. [Leviticus 19:11]
Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
When you accept yourself completely you do not have to maintain a phony front, drive yourself to achieve or feel insecure if people tune-in to you and what you are doing.
If we put the emphasis upon the right things, if we live the life that is worth while and then fail, we will survive all disasters, we will out-live all misfortune. We should be so well balanced and symmetrical, that nothing which could ever happen could throw us off our center, so that no matter what misfortune should overtake us, there would still be a whole magnificent man or woman left after being stripped of everything else.
Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
We're not in Wonderland anymore Alice.
In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom!
The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.
Goodness is the only investment which never fails.
I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
We do not count a man's years until he has nothing else to count.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
There are three wants which never can be satisfied: that of the rich, who wants something more; that of the sick, who wants something different; and that of the traveler, who says, Anywhere but here.
Our faith comes in moments... yet there is a depth in those brief moments which constrains us to ascribe more reality to them than to all other experiences.
All that I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
The course of everything goes to teach us faith.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.
Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
To the sick, while there is life there is hope.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
It's not the situation. It's your reaction to the situation.
Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Keep your heart right, even when it is sorely wounded.
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.
There are times when you just get down, you feel like nobody likes you. We're in high school forever. It's just what we do with it.
We will either find a way, or make one.
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.
Accept everything about yourself -- I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end -- no apologies, no regrets.
Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
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.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
The best remedy for those who are frightened, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere they can be alone, alone with the sky, nature and God. For then and only then can you feel that everything is as it should be and that God wants people to be happy amid nature's beauty and simplicity.
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
There are no big problems, there are just a lot of little problems.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.
I will not permit any man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting, but never hit soft.
Any idiot can get laid when they're famous. That's easy. It's getting laid when you're not famous that takes some talent.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target.
If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn't be anything for us to do.
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active --not more happy --nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.
Let nothing disturb thee; Let nothing dismay thee; All things pass; God never changes. Patience attains All that it strives for; He who has God Finds he lacks nothing;
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Where there is love there is life.
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
People who produce good results feel good about themselves.
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

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