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For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

If I love you, what business is it of yours?
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.
The shortest distance between two points is under construction.
No one is more profoundly sad as one who laughs too much.
I always knew I would look back at the times I'd cried and laugh, but I never knew that I'd look back at the times I'd laughed and cry.
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.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.
With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough.
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best.
You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.
Those things that are dearest to us have cost us the most.
I know what I am fleeing from, but not what I am in search of.
Come to the edge, He said. They said, We are afraid. Come to the edge, He said. They came. He pushed them... and they flew.
What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.
When it gets dark enough you can see the stars.
Where were you... when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons (and daughters) of God shouted for joy? [4-7, Job 38:}
I wish I knew what I know now before.
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
I hold it true, whateer befall;I feel it, when I sorrow most;Tis better to have loved and lostThan never to have loved at all.
Never trust the man who tells you all his troubles but keeps from you all his joys.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top.
My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right.
Be slow in choosing a friend, but slower in changing him.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask why me? Then a voice answers nothing personal, your name just happened to come up.
If you can smile when things go wrong, you have someone in mind to blame.
I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance; a church filled with flowers and friends. I asked him what kind of wedding he wished for; he said one that would make me his wife.
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
A friend loveth at all times. [Proverbs 17:17]
As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
My downfall raises me to infinite heights.
Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.
Be glad today. Tomorrow may bring tears. Be brave today. The darkest night will pass. And golden rays will usher in the dawn.
I love mankind; it's people I can't stand.
I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.
Thunder is impressive, but it is lightning that does the work.
As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
Trust not too much to an enchanting face.
I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won t.
One of the striking differences between a cat and a lie is that the cat has only nine lives.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
A lie can run around the world six times while the truth is still trying to put on its pants.
The human race has but one really affective weapon, and that is laughter.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
He has been a doctor a year now and has had two patients, no, three, I think -- yes, it was three; I attended their funerals.
The cat, having sat upon a hot stove lid, will not sit upon a hot stove lid again. But he won't sit upon a cold stove lid, either.
I was young and foolish then; now I am old and foolisher.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. The conviction of the rich that the poor are happier is no more foolish than the conviction of the poor that the rich are.
I did not attend his funeral; but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved of it. [About a politician who had recently died]
He is useless on top of the ground; he ought to be under it, inspiring the cabbages.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
True irreverence is disrespect for another man's god.
In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made School Boards.
There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race, and finish the farce.
Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
When I was a boy I used to do what my father wanted. Now I have to do what my boy wants. My problem is: When am I going to do what I want?
One may smile, and smile, and be a villain. [Hamlet]
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts. His acts being seven ages.
Give every man your ear, but few thy voice. Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. [Hamlet]
He's winding up the watch of his wit. By and by it will strike.
For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, who art as black as hell, as dark as night.
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good dead in a naughty world.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? [1 Corinthians 15:55]
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back into the same box.
The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not.
In time we hate that which we often fear.
If the devil could be persuaded to write a bible, he would title it, You Only Live Once.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves; we are underlings.
I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.
God had given you one face, and you make yourself another. [Hamlet]
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
The proverb warns; Don't bite the hand that feeds you. But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
I do not love you

I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,
or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

I love you as the plant that never blooms
but carries in itself the light of hidden flowers;
thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,
risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body.

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.
I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride;
so I love you because I know no other way

that this: where I does not exist, nor you,
so close that your hand on my chest is my hand,
so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep.
Who digs a pit for others will fall in themselves.
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, that one small head could carry all he knew.
The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be: But when he got well, a wolf once more was he.

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