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Famous Source Unknown Quotations

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"The best mind might be the wisest mind if it were a mind alone that produces wisdom."
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"After listening to a lecture on evolution by a science professor, a student wrote a poem and titled it ''The Amazing Professor.'' The poem read: Once I was a tadpole when I began to begin. Then I was a frog with my tail tucked in. Next I was a monkey on a coconut tree. Now I am a doctor with a Ph.D."
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"A winner makes commitment. A loser makes promises."
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"Adversity is a fact of life. It can't be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it."
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"The kindness planned for tomorrow doesn't count for today."
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"The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you just learned this morning."
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"The time I am most powerful and in control of my life is when I drive my car. Whatever lonely feelings I have from the lack of communication with my husband disappear in no time flat. When the windows and the top are open with my favorite jazz station on the radio playing, nothing and nobody can touch me. Then I go home to the same relentless battle. Life can be a pisser"
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"The test of any man's character is how he takes praise."
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"Two people can do anything as long as one of them is the Lord."
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"Two frogs fell into a bowl of cream. One didn't panic, he relaxed and drowned. The other kicked and struggled so much that the cream turned to butter and he walked out."
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"We all know that sponges grow in the ocean but I wander how much deeper the ocean would be if that wasn't the case."
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"Whenever you get red in the face, whenever you raise your voice, whenever you get hot under the collar or angry, rebellious or negative in spirit, then know that the spirit of God is leaving you and the spirit of Satan is beginning to take over."
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"Women sometimes seem to share a quiet, unalterable dogma of persecution that endows even the most sophisticated of them with the inarticulate poignancy of the peasant."
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"All marriages are happy. It's living together afterwards that is difficult."
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"Your attitude determines your altitude."
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"Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor."
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"As our faith increases, so does our ability to obey."
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"Evil spelled backward is live."
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"Determination makes a person thrive in life."
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"Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs."
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"If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people jumping up and down for joy."
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"It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission."
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"Let each day be your masterpiece."
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"Love and respect do not automatically accompany a position of leadership. They must be earned."
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"Obedience without faith is possible, but not faith without obedience."
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"Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you."
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"Our country is the only one in the world with a national anthem that the last two words are Play Ball!"
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"On this mounting the scaffold to be beheaded: ''I pray you Master Lieutenant, see me safely up, and for my coming down, let me shift for myself.'' To the executioner: ''Pick up thy spirits, Man, and be not afraid to do thy office; my neck is very short; take heed, therefore thou strike not awry, for saving of thy honesty.''"
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"Reverence is one of the signs of strength, irreverence one of the surest indications of weakness. No man will rise high who jeers at sacred things. The fine loyalties of life must be reverenced or they will be fore sworn in the day of trial."
by Source Unknown
"Something that irritates you and won't let you go. That's the anguish of it. Do this book, or die. You have to go through that. Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but, most of all, endurance."
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"No one can make us angry. People can say and do things to us but it is still up to us as individuals to do what we want with our emotions in response to those things."
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"Of all the things that tax a man's patience, there's nothing to compare with a stuck zipper."
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"Marriage is an institution, but who wants to live in an institution?"
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"Marital Freedom: The liberty that allows a husband to do exactly that which his wife pleases."
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"Many people convince themselves if it is economically necessary, it's morally right. That's not always the case."
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"One reason we should love our enemies is that we made them ourselves. Another reason is that they keep us on our toes, a third reason is that we should make them our friends."
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"Its easy to be an angel when you are in heaven."
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"It's when things get rough and you don't quit that success comes."
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"If happiness could be brought, few of us could pay the price."
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"I have wept in the night for the shortness of sight that to somebody's need made me blind; But I never have yet Felt a tinge of regret for being a little to kind"
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"I self destruct every relationship so that i don't get hurt... but in truth i just hurt myself worse in the long run.."
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"Here's a posy of flowers, and a basket too, With Birthday greetings all for you."
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"Humor is a whisper from the soul, imploring mind and body to relax, let go and be at peace again."
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"An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life."
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"An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterwards."
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"A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother why the bride changed her mind. What do you mean? responded her mother. Well, she went down the aisle with one man, and came back with another."
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"A liberal is a socialist with a wife and two children."
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"A perfect wife is one who helps her husband with the dishes."
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"A spark of kindness starts a fire of love."
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"All that stands between the graduate and the top of the ladder is the ladder."
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"He that loseth wealth, loseth much; he that loseth friends, loseth more; but he that loseth his spirit loseth all."
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"50% of the high school graduates in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class."
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"Most people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbacks from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes."
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"The measure of a truly great man is the courtesy with which he treats lesser men."
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"If you are bitten by a snake, what's the best thing to do? Remain calm, separate the poison from the rest of your body, suck the poison out. Worst thing to do: get upset, chase and kill snake. Same when someone strikes out at you verbally. Remain calm, don't try to strike back at the other person. Don't let the poison spread throughout your system."
by Source Unknown
"Anybody who ask for advice nowadays just hasn't been listening."
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"If you're on thin ice, you might as well dance."
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"If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill and don't know it."
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"He who knows the darkness shall learn to live in the light."
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"Breakdowns can create breakthroughs. Things fall apart so things can fall together."
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"If your knees are knocking, kneel on them."
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"If your cup seems too bitter, if your burden seems to heavy, be sure that it is the wounded hand that is holding the cup, and that it is me who carried the cross that is carrying the burden."
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"A pint of example is worth a gallon of advice"
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"However far your travels take you, you will never find the girl who smiles out at you from the travel brochure."
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"Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero."
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"Your dips an falls do not confound me, half as much as your heights astound me."
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"When I dig another out of trouble, the hole from which I lift him is the place where I bury my own."
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"We need tough days to drive us to our knees."
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"France was a land, England was a people, but America, having about it still that quality of the idea, was harder to utter -- it was the graves at Shiloh and the tired, drawn, nervous faces of its great men, and the country boys dying in the Argonne for a phrase that was empty before their bodies withered. It was a willingness of the heart."
by Source Unknown
"On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment -- half- time."
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"America, where people do not inquire of a stranger, What is he? But What can he do?"
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"America is a willingness of the heart."
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"When you're in the right, you can afford to keep your temper. When in the wrong, you can't afford to lose it."
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"When you meet up with a disagreeable person, never allow yourself to be upset. Say to yourself, if a dowdy like that can stand himself all his life, surely I can stand him for a few minutes."
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"The best answer to anger is silence."
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"Sticks and stones may break your bones when there's anger to impart. Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart. Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest."
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"Anger is one letter short of danger, Greatest remedy for anger is delay"
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"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."
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"Most people give off as much heat as a 100 watt bulb, but not as much light."
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"A fence should be horse high, hog tight and bull strong."
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"If it wasn't for dogs, some people would never go for a walk."
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"The better I know men the more I admire dogs."
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"We are so often caught up in our destination that we forget to appreciate the journey, especially the goodness of the people we meet on the way. Appreciation is a wonderful feeling, don't overlook it."
by Source Unknown
"The greatest need of every human being is the need for appreciation."
by Source Unknown
"No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude."
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"If you can't appreciate what you have got then get what you appreciate."
by Source Unknown
"There is no point in arguing about matters of taste."
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"There are usually two sides to every argument but no end."
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"If you argue with a woman and win, you lose."
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"An argument is like a country road, you never know where it is going to lead."
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"A sure way of getting the last word in an argument is to say you right."
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"When two quarrel, both are in the wrong."
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"Labor is the beginning, the middle, and the end of art."
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"How to trap an atheist: Serve him a fine meal, then ask him if he believes there is a cook."
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"An atheist is a man who looks through a telescope and tries to explain all that he can't see."
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"Beware of assumptions! Whatever you assume to be possible -- or impossible will have a tendency to become real for you."
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"At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide."
by Source Unknown
"The very act of believing creates strength of its own."
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"If you do not believe in yourself... chances are nobody else will."
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"If you believe in an unseen Christ, you will believe in the unseen Christlike potential of others."
by Source Unknown


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