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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Say What?

- "If the first grape you eat is bitter then you will not bother eating grapes again. If the first grape you eat is a sweet one then you will be willing to eat a lot of bitter grapes in search of another sweet one "

- "I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." -Bilbo Baggins (J.R.R. Tolkien)

- "To see a world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wildflower . . .hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour . . . " ~William Blakeg

- Creating success is tough but keeping it is tougher -Pete Rose

- "Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet" - Roger Miller

- "All who wander are not lost." - JRR Tolkien

- "No amount of sizzle will make a bad steak good." -Me!

- Ashes to Ashes Dust-to-Dust, Life is short so Party We must! -Me!

- Sticks and stones are hard on bones,
Aimed with angry art
Words can sting like anything,
But silence breaks the heart... -Phyllis mcgenlee

- "Give up for a second and that is where you will finish." Anonymous

- "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

- "Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not. Nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not. Unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not. The world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence, determination and hard work make the difference." -- Calvin Coolidge

- "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

- "What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?"
-- George Eliot

- "While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us." -- Ben Franklin

- "Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now." -- Goethe

- "What lies before us and what lies beyond us is tiny compared to what lies within us." -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

- "When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on." -- Thomas Jefferson

- "Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens." -- Carl Jung

- "Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." -- Robert F. Kennedy

- "Friendship with one's self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world." -- Eleanor Roosevelt

- "Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." -- George Bernard Shaw

Allan W Janssen is the author of the book The Plain Truth About God (What the mainstream religions don't want you to know!) and is available at the web site www.God-101.com

Visit the blog "Perspective" at http://God-101.blogspot.com

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