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  1. Bellamie profile image60
    Bellamieposted 9 years ago

    "It takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde."
    ~~~Marilyn Monroe

  2. Bellamie profile image60
    Bellamieposted 9 years ago

    "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
    ~~~Walt Emerson

    1. Taleb80 profile image81
      Taleb80posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      "What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him" ~ Louis L. Mann

  3. Bellamie profile image60
    Bellamieposted 9 years ago

    "Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere."
    ~~~Mae West

  4. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.
        Franklin D. Roosevelt,

  5. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Actions lie louder than words.
        Carolyn Wells

  6. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    "You will not be punished for your anger....you will be punished BY your anger." ~ Buddha

    1. Extinct Soul profile image60
      Extinct Soulposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.
      -- Mary Garden

  7. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    “What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger.” - Unkown

  8. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 9 years ago

    "I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn't work that way, so I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness."

    1. Taleb80 profile image81
      Taleb80posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I was about to argue, but something stopped me.

  9. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 9 years ago

    "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience."

    1. Taleb80 profile image81
      Taleb80posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      "Don’t wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pigs like it." ~ Unknown

      1. paradigmsearch profile image90
        paradigmsearchposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        lol

        Yes!

  10. ddsurfsca profile image51
    ddsurfscaposted 9 years ago

    If you choose to sleep with dogs, you are going to get fleas. - Unknown

  11. ddsurfsca profile image51
    ddsurfscaposted 9 years ago

    Bring more than your appetite when you come to my dinner table.  My Mother

  12. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    "A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for." ~ Grace Hopper

  13. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
        William Dement, in Newsweek, 1959

  14. SandyMcCollum profile image68
    SandyMcCollumposted 9 years ago

    I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol - unknown

  15. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
        Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962

  16. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    "Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth." ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

  17. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
        Oscar Wilde

    1. Taleb80 profile image81
      Taleb80posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      "Three things cannot be long hidden the sun, the moon, and the truth." ~ Unknown

  18. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    "Every one of us lives in a world that is no larger and no smaller than our understanding." ~ Guy Finley

  19. theseus profile image80
    theseusposted 9 years ago

    "No wind favors he who has no destined port."
    —Montaigne

  20. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
        Thucydides, Peloponnesian War

  21. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Never explain--your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
        Elbert Hubbard

  22. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    "Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding." ~ Albert Einstein

  23. Extinct Soul profile image60
    Extinct Soulposted 9 years ago

    All we are saying is give peace a chance.
    - John Lennon

  24. theseus profile image80
    theseusposted 9 years ago

    If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.

    -Napoleon Bonaparte

  25. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.
        Johnny Carson

    1. Taleb80 profile image81
      Taleb80posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      It is really great words.
      Thank you so much for sharing.
      "Happiness is loving what you do. Freedom is doing what you love." ~ Anonymous

  26. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
        Joan Lunden, in Healthy Living Magazine

    1. Taleb80 profile image81
      Taleb80posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      "We forgive freely or we do not really forgive at all." ~ Lewis B. Smedes
      Feel free to read my Hub (Forgetting and Forgiving? Which one is first?)

  27. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    "Often, a single act of courage is the tipping point for something extraordinary."  - Unknown

  28. prettydarkhorse profile image65
    prettydarkhorseposted 9 years ago

    "It's not the load that breaks you, it is how you carry it"
    by Lou Holtz - American Football coach

  29. melpor profile image93
    melporposted 9 years ago

    A house divided cannot stand - Abraham Lincoln

  30. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes.
            Harold B. Lee
            US Mormon clergyman (1899 - 1973)

  31. ddsurfsca profile image51
    ddsurfscaposted 9 years ago

    Don't throw stones when living in a glass house.

  32. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    "Don’t stand under a mango tree & expect to have an orange." ~ Unknown

  33. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
        Norman Vincent Peale

  34. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    "Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots." - Unknown

  35. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
            Elbert Hubbard
            US author (1856 - 1915)

  36. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    "Manage stress before it manages you." ~ Mack Anderson

  37. Extinct Soul profile image60
    Extinct Soulposted 9 years ago

    "You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway."
    — Steve Maraboli

  38. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
        Dr. Hans Selye

  39. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 9 years ago

    “Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet (1749-1832)

  40. spookyfox profile image58
    spookyfoxposted 9 years ago

    "I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief." ~Gerry Spence

  41. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
        Aristotle

  42. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
        Dr. Seuss

  43. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Age is mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
        Satchel Paige

  44. Trail Otter profile image61
    Trail Otterposted 9 years ago

    Improvement makes straight roads, but the crooked roads without improvement are roads of genius - William Blake

  45. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
        Oscar Levant

  46. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
        Arthur Schopenhauer

  47. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    Decisions are made by people who have time, not people who have talent.
            Scott Adams, Dilbert, 10-26-07
            US cartoonist (1957 - )

  48. gajanis786 profile image83
    gajanis786posted 9 years ago

    A warm smile is a universal language of kindness.(Willium Arthur Ward)


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    Keep smiling......

  49. sallieannluvslife profile image83
    sallieannluvslifeposted 9 years ago

    "Let us be silent that we may hear the whisper of God." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

  50. Laura du Toit profile image82
    Laura du Toitposted 9 years ago

    I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
        Publilius Syrus

 
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