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Updated on December 15, 2010

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   A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
  ~Author : Hugh Downs Famous people Quotes

   Tommy Did you hear I graduated Richard Yeah and just a shade under a decade. All right. Tommy You know a lot of people go to college for seven years. Richard I know, they're called doctors.
  ~Author : Tommy Boy Inspirational Sayings

   The fact that when we die we are nothing more than worm meat---I just don't think about it.
  ~Author : Robin Green Nice Quotes

   From the end spring new beginnings.
  ~Author : Pliny the Elder Great people  Sayings

   The big, huge meteor headed toward the Earth. Could nothing stop it Maybe Bob could. He was suddenly on top of the meteor---through some kind of space warp or something. 'Go, Bob, go' yelled one of the generals. 'Give me that' said the big-guy general as he took the microphone away. 'Listen, Bob,' he said. 'You've got to steer that meteor away from Earth.' 'Yes, but how' thought Bob. Then he got an idea. Right next to him there was a steering wheel sticking out of the meteor.
  ~Author : Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Meaningful Sayings

   If thy words be too luxuriant, confine them, lest they confine thee. He that thinks he can never speak enough, may easily speak too much. A full tongue and an empty brain are seldom parted.
  ~Author : Francis Quarles Popular Sayings

   The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything.
  ~Author : Walter Bagehot Wise Quotes

   Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
  ~Author : Ralph Waldo Emerson Witty people Sayings

   We stare into the fire of life, the flame of the soul, Yet we stand, so far away, Basking in the eternal energy that flows from within it, We stand back, too scared to approach the flames.
  ~Author : Unknown Motivational Sayings

   A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
  ~Author : Thomas Szasz Famous Quotes

   What kind of people do they think we are, do they think we will be bowed by their tryanny?
  ~Author : Winston Churchill Speaking of the Japanese invasion of British colonies in SE Asia Inspirational Sayings

   My concern today is not with the length of a person's hair but with his conduct. (On campus radicals)
  ~Author : Richard Milhous Nixon Nice people Quotes


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      Virtue 5 years ago

      There is an alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness. Pearl Buck Popular Quotes

      Each of us, as members of the Body of Christ, has been given at least one spiritual gift. Besides this, there are the natural abilities with which God has endowed us. He intends these to primarily be used for the edification of the Body of believers. There is no such thing as a private gift (Rom. 126-8). Bruce Kemper Inspirational Sayings

      He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life. Sophocles Nice Quotes

      The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds. Tryon Edwards Motivational Sayings

      Much learning does not teach understanding. Heraclitus Meaningful Sayings

      Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future. Dr Dale E Turner Famous Sayings

      The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end. Benjamin Disraeli Wise Quotes

      How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Witty Sayings

      What we say is important for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. Jim Beggs Great Sayings

      One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time. John Wanamaker Popular Quotes

      One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul. Honore' de Balzac Inspirational Sayings

      Change in all things is sweet. Aristotle Nice Quotes

      To get the attention of a large animal, be it an elephant or a bureaucracy, it helps to know what part of it feels pain. Be very sure, though, that you want its full attention. Kelvin Throop Motivational Sayings

      Many a man has fallen in love with a girl in a light so dim he would not have chosen a suit by it. Maurice Chevalier Meaningful Sayings

      A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer. Ralph Waldo Emerson Famous Sayings

      The man who fights for his fellow-man is a better man than the one who fights for himself. Clarence Darrow Wise Quotes

      Is virtue a thing remote I wish to be virtuous, and lo Virtue is at hand. Confucius Witty Sayings

      Why is it that we will laugh at a man in a clown outfit, but we won't laugh at a man just walking down the street carrying a clown outfit in one of those plastic dry-cleaner bags Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Great Sayings

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      people famous quotes 6 years ago

      Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

      ~Author : Fred Allen Inspirational Sayings

      O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven It hath the primal eldest curse upon 't, A brother's murder.

      ~Author : William Shakespeare Nice Quotes

      Confusion is always the most honest response.

      ~Author : Marty Indik Great Sayings

      A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.

      ~Author : Michel Eyquem de Montaigne Meaningful Sayings

      Inside yourself or outside, you never have to change what you see, only the way you see it.

      ~Author : Thaddeus Golas Popular Sayings

      We don't make mistakes here, we just have happy accidents. - from the Joy of Painting

      ~Author : Bob Ross Wise Quotes

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      GREAT people quotes 7 years ago

      The most important question in the world is, 'Why is the child crying'

      ~Author : Alice Walker Great people Sayings

      Reuben Look, we all go way back and uh, I owe you from the thing with the guy in the place and I'll never forget it.

      ~Author : Ocean's Eleven Meaningful Sayings

      I'm not interested in having an orchestra sound like itself. I want it to sound like the composer.

      ~Author : Leonard Bernstein Popular Sayings

      Life doesn't happen to us, it happens from us.

      ~Author : Mike Wickett Wise people Quotes

      A man builds a fine house and now he has a master, and a task for life he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

      ~Author : Ralph Waldo Emerson Witty Sayings