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Some people have just enough imagination to spoil their judgment.

People often get their imagination's mixed up with their memories.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Imagination gallops; judgment merely walks.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.
Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.
Oh my son's my son till he gets him a wife, but my daughter's my daughter all her life.
I just put my feet in the air and move them around.
How inimitably graceful children are in general before they learn to dance!
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, I believe, three times.
I'm sorry you are wiser, I sorry you are taller; I liked you better foolish and I liked you better smaller.
Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia.
A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.
A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
Books that have become classics -- books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal -- always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.
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.
Cats always seem so very wise, when staring with their half-closed eyes. Can they be thinking, I'll be nice, and maybe she will feed me twice?
Dogs come when they are called; cats take a message and get back to you.
Boyhood is a most complex and incomprehensible thing. Even when one has been through it, one does not understand what it was. A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been the boy.
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.
Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have.
Consider a man riding a bicycle. Whoever he is, we can say three things about him. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. Most important of all, we know that if at any point between the beginning and the end of his journey he stops moving and does not get off the bicycle he will fall off it. That is a metaphor for the journey through life of any living thing, and I think of any society of living things.
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
Fashions fade, but style is eternal.
I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn't itch.
Beauty in not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist see what he has come to see.
Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act.
Sometimes you can tell a large story with a tiny subject.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.
Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in; aim at earth, and you will get neither.
Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.
God whispers in our pleasures, but shouts in our pain.
Travel is ninety percent anticipation and ten percent recollection.
And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure.
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.
Don't wait to be a great man -- be a great boy.
Nobody knows what a boy is worth. We'll have to wait and see. But every man in a noble place a boy once used to be.
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.
We act the way we dress. Neglected and untidy clothes reflect a neglected and untidy mind.
We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing.
Let me be a little kinder, Let me be a little blinder To the faults about me; Let me praise a little more, Let me be, when I am weary; Just a little bit more cheery, Let me serve a little better Those that I am striving for. Let me be a little braver When temptation bids me waver, Let me strive a little harder To be all that I should be; Let me be a little meeker to the brother that is weaker; Let me think more of my neighbor and a little less of me.
Little girl's definition of conscience: Something that makes you tell your mother before your brother or sister does.
It takes two men to make a brother.
A brother is a friend provided by nature.
Prayer is less about changing the world than it is about changing ourselves.
Sometimes the answer to prayer is not that it changes life, but that it changes you.
Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others
We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.
The life of every person is like a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
There are two distinctive classes of people today, those who have personal computers, and those who have several thousand extra dollars apiece.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. [St. Paul In Philippians 4:11]
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
The best way out is always through.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents pots and pans -- the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum.
Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few and they are more beautiful if they are a few.
The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach-waiting for a gift from the sea.
Always have some project underway an ongoing project that goes over from day to day and thus makes each day a small unit of time.
We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.
God could not be everywhere, and therefore He made mothers.
A single death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
We say that a girl with her doll anticipates the mother. It is more true, perhaps, that most mothers are still but children with playthings.

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