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Nothing is so strong as gentleness and nothing is so gentle as real strength

Ralph W. Sockman

Not all those who wander are lost.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.

Billy Joel

The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts, but of values.

William Ralph Inge

Our lives are books, written in our own blood on the tattered pages of time.

Ryan K. Miller

Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

Mark Twain

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us..

Alexander Graham Bell

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.

Rosalyn Carter

The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.

Stephen Ambrose

Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.

G. Randolf

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.

Luciano de Crescenzo

The man who has no inner life is a slave to his surroundings.

Henri-Frederic Ameil

Memorable Quotes

Education is more than filling a child with facts. It starts with posing questions.

D.T. Max

A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.

Dave Meurer

The less their ability, the more their conceit.

Sahad HaAm

It is said that if there were no darkness in the world, it would not be possible to see the light; if this is the case, starlight is all the more rich for its illumination of the night sky.

Scott Fowler

The best way to get people to think out of the box is not to create the box in the first place.

Martin Cooper

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.

George Bernard Shaw

Take away love, and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.

Michael J. Fox

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I hold you close today for fear off losing you tomorrow.

Someone Anonymous

Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey. It reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived.

Captain Jean-Luc Picard

The incomparable beauty of life is not discovered with the eyes or the mind, but with the soul.

George Webster Douglas

In order to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.

Carl Sagan

If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colourful and lively.

Mel Brooks

Muddy water, let stand, becomes clear.

Lao Tzu
If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet...maybe we could understand something.
Let your home be your mast and not your anchor.
There is eloquence in the tongueless wind, and a melody in the flowing brooks and the rustling of the reeds beside them, which by their inconceivable relation to something within the soul, awaken the spirits to a dance of breathless rapture, and bring tears of mysterious tenderness to the eyes, like the enthusiasm of patriotic success, or the voice of one beloved singing to you alone.
Where Nature is ever hidden, and cowers under mist and cloud, snow and darkness, there man feels himself master; he regards his desires, his works, as permanent; he wants to perpetuate them, he looks towards posterity, he raises monuments, he writes biographies; he even goes the length of erecting tombstones over the dead. So busy is he that he has not time to consider how many monuments crumble, how often names are forgotten!
Put your mouthful of words away and come with me to watch the lilies open in such a field, growing there like yachts, slowly steering their petals without nurses or clocks.
So many leaves have fallen on my life. Some settled nicely to rest, but most fell, withered to bitter cold and drifted on. But, after all that, I would brave all the coldness of humanity again for the sight of a few more beautiful yellow leaves falling on Aspen, and the birds....

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