Biruta777 - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[God whispers in our pleasures, but shouts in our pain.]]> <![CDATA[The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; The wise grows it under his feet.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.]]> <![CDATA[Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.]]> <![CDATA[Live not in yesterdays, Look back and you may sorrow. Live precisely for today, Look forward to tomorrow.]]> <![CDATA[The only people who never fail are those who never try.]]> <![CDATA[You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.]]> <![CDATA[Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.]]> <![CDATA[The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.]]> <![CDATA[Only the person of worth can recognize the worth in others.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame -- and only one -- themselves.]]> <![CDATA[There's nothing like a Catholic wedding to make you wish life had a fast forward button.]]> <![CDATA[Only very intelligent people don't wish they were in politics, and I'm dumb enough to want to be in there.]]> <![CDATA[You have no choices about how you lose, but you do have a choice about how you come back and prepare to win again.]]> <![CDATA[The fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. [Measure For Measure]]]> <![CDATA[Whatever you do, don't do it halfway.]]> <![CDATA[Never give advice unless asked.]]> <![CDATA[A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.]]> <![CDATA[Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.]]> <![CDATA[Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.]]> <![CDATA[Why is it that we rejoice at birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.]]> <![CDATA[LET THAT PERSON GO WHOM YOU LOVE IF NEEDED ... BUT DON'T LET THAT PERSON GO WHO LOVES YOU..]]> <![CDATA[To fail to love is not to exist at all.]]> <![CDATA[What makes a hero truly great is that they never despair.]]> <![CDATA[Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.]]> <![CDATA[Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.]]> <![CDATA[There is no original truth, only original error.]]> <![CDATA[He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.]]> <![CDATA[It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.]]> <![CDATA[Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished.]]> <![CDATA[The only cure for grief is action.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.]]> <![CDATA[No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.]]> <![CDATA[Charm strikes the sight, but merit wins the soul.]]> <![CDATA[Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.]]> <![CDATA[Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant. [Proverbs 9:17]]]> <![CDATA[Never do that by proxy which you can do yourself.]]> <![CDATA[Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.]]> <![CDATA[The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.]]> <![CDATA[You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.]]> <![CDATA[He makes his home where the living is best.]]> <![CDATA[Where there is great love there are always miracles.]]> <![CDATA[When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.]]> <![CDATA[None loves the messenger who brings bad news.]]> <![CDATA[Every one is the architect of his own fortune.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.]]> <![CDATA[It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.]]> <![CDATA[It isn't what you do, but how you do it.]]> <![CDATA[Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.]]> <![CDATA[It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.]]> <![CDATA[It's not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.]]> <![CDATA[We live in the world when we love it.]]> <![CDATA[You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.]]> <![CDATA[To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.]]> <![CDATA[All wrong doing is done in the sincere belief that it is the best thing to do.]]> <![CDATA[The beginning of thought is in disagreement -- not only with others but also with ourselves.]]> <![CDATA[Listen. Don't explain or justify.]]> <![CDATA[Abstainer. A weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.]]> <![CDATA[Friendship is genuine when two friends can enjoy each others company without speaking a word to one another.]]> <![CDATA[Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.]]> <![CDATA[To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.]]> <![CDATA[No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good intentions. He had money as well.]]> <![CDATA[Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.]]> <![CDATA[I don't mind how much my ministers talk -- as long as they do what I say.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives, and remembering what one receives.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.]]> <![CDATA[The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.]]> <![CDATA[When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart.]]> <![CDATA[Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are.]]> <![CDATA[When money speaks the truth is silent.]]> <![CDATA[A wooden bed is better than a golden coffin.]]> <![CDATA[He who does not hope to win has already lost.]]> <![CDATA[What you are is God's gift to you, what you do with yourself is your gift to God.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[The eternal quest of the human being is to shatter his loneliness.]]> <![CDATA[Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.]]> <![CDATA[The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.]]> <![CDATA[Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman.]]> <![CDATA[Good is not good, when better is expected.]]> <![CDATA[Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.]]> <![CDATA[When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.]]> <![CDATA[Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.]]> <![CDATA[Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late]]> <![CDATA[What you say in advertising is more important than how you say it.]]> <![CDATA[Every cloud has a silver lining.]]> <![CDATA[Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.]]> <![CDATA[There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[Plan for this world as if you expect to live forever; but plan for the hereafter as if you expect to die tomorrow.]]> <![CDATA[Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.]]> <![CDATA[Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.]]> <![CDATA[Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent -- the power to do the right thing the first time.]]> <![CDATA[Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing.]]> <![CDATA[In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.]]> <![CDATA[Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.]]> <![CDATA[The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.]]> <![CDATA[Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it.]]> <![CDATA[True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.]]> <![CDATA[If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.]]> <![CDATA[Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.]]> <![CDATA[The soul is not where it lives, but where it loves.]]> <![CDATA[Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.]]> <![CDATA[In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.]]> <![CDATA[The worst thing you can possibly do is worrying and thinking about what you could have done.]]> <![CDATA[One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.]]> <![CDATA[If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.]]> <![CDATA[God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool.]]> <![CDATA[If you attack the establishment long enough and hard enough, they will make you a member of it.]]> <![CDATA[If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.]]> <![CDATA[Marriage is the death of hope.]]> <![CDATA[Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.]]> <![CDATA[For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.]]> <![CDATA[People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be consistent.]]> <![CDATA[A man who cannot make mistakes cannot do anything.]]> <![CDATA[If you have a dream, give it a chance to happen.]]> <![CDATA[Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[Life without a friend is death without a witness.]]> <![CDATA[Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.]]> <![CDATA[Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.]]> <![CDATA[On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.]]> <![CDATA[When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.]]> <![CDATA[The easiest way to be cheated is to believe yourself to be more cunning than others.]]> <![CDATA[There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[You cannot have power for good without having power for evil too. Even mother's milk nourishes murderers as well as heroes.]]> <![CDATA[First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity: no really self-respecting woman would take advantage of it.]]> <![CDATA[A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.]]> <![CDATA[A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.]]> <![CDATA[There are no miracles for those that have no faith in them.]]> <![CDATA[When you feel good about yourself, others will feel good about you, too.]]> <![CDATA[The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.]]> <![CDATA[Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.]]> <![CDATA[First open your mind to someone,then open your heart]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you.]]> <![CDATA[Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.]]> <![CDATA[We love in another's soul whatever of ourselves we can deposit in it; the greater the deposit, the greater the love.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[Forget the times of your distress, but never forget what they taught you.]]>