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Words of Wisdom from the famous

Updated on April 16, 2009

some phrases I like

The soul is healed by being with children.....Fyodor Dostroyevski

Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while and leave footprints on our heart and we are never, ever the same....Unknown

Things don't change.You change your way of looking, that's all....Carlos Castaneda

To every disadvantage there is a corresponding advantage...W Clement Stone

Fear less, hope more; Whine less,breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours...Anonymous

I visualized where I wanted to be, what kind of player I wanted to become. I knew exactly where I wanted to go, and I focused on getting there....Michael Jordan

Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements....Napoleon Hill

Pain is inevitable. suffering is optional....Source unknown

They can because they think they can....Virgil

Adversity introduces a man to himself....Anonymous

The greater the obstacle , the more glory in overcoming it...Moliere

When it is dark enough, you see the stars....Charles A. Beard

One of the secrets of success is to refuse to let temporary setbacks defeat us....Mary Kay

I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution...Wernher von Braun

The dedicated life is the life worth living....Annie Dillard

Every man has his own destiny; the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him....Henry Miller


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      Merle Ann Johnson 10 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Mr.Marmalade>> You are such a dear man..and I appreciate you more and more. If we all could follow a few of the good commandments we would all be more like you ? G-Ma :o) hugs

      C.S.Alexis....yes that is a great one too, I Thank You also for your support and comments..I think I favor the last one by...Henry Miller...G-Ma :o) hugs

      soyelude...Again I Thank You for your comment and of course we can learn to be better people if we listen,learn. grow and strive as you have spoken here....I am sure your chidren will become as wonderful as you are....G-Ma :o) hugs

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      soyelude 10 years ago from Lagos - Nigeria

      Words of Wisdom such as these are timeless....we learn from them, grow by them and strive through them. Thanks again G-ma for sharing.

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      C.S.Alexis 10 years ago from NW Indiana


       Napoleon Hill quote is my favorite one here, but all of them send a positive message and that is the greatest thing! Bless you, Susan

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      MrMarmalade 10 years ago from Sydney


      All very substantial quotes and I have followed almost all of them for most of my life.

      They have workd for me and for every one else who would belive and put them to practice.

      Thank you for the many beautiful words.

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      Merle Ann Johnson 10 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Thank You dear..yes that is a very nice one...I like the one by Napoleon Hill also but they all have a message that can be used by most of us, Don't you think? G-Ma :o) hugs

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      glassvisage 10 years ago from Northern California

      I love quote hubs! I like the Charles Beard one