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UNWILLING SERVICE EARNS NO THANKS. ~ Danish Proverb
CHERISH YOUR VISIONS AND YOU DREAMS, AS THEY ARE THE CHILDREN OF YOUR SOUL; THE BLUEPRINTS OF YOUR ULTIMATE ACHIEVEMENTS. ~ Napolean Hill
A SLY RABBIT WILL HAVE THREE OPENINGS TO ITS DEN. ~ Chinese Proverb
TWELVE HIGHLANDERS AND A BAGPIPE MAKE A REBELLION. ~ Scottish Proverb
FEAR LESS, HOPE MORE; WHINE LESS, BREATHE MORE; TALK LESS, SAY MORE; HATE LESS, LOVE MORE; AND ALL GOOD THINGS ARE YOURS. ~ Anonymous
TO SEE AND LISTEN TO THE WICKED IS ALREADY THE BEGINNING OF WICKEDNESS. ~ Chinese Proverb
SUCCESS IS LIKE DEATH. THE MORE SUCCESSFUL YOU BECOME, THE HIGHER THE HOUSES IN THE HILLS GET AND THE HIGHER THE FENCES GET. ~ Kevin Spacey
HE WHO ANGERS YOU CONQUERS YOU. ~ Elizabeth Kenny
IT'S ONLY WHEN WE TRULY KNOW AND UNDERSTAND THAT WE HAVE A LIMITED TIME ON EARTH -- AND THAT WE HAVE NO WAY OF KNOWING WHEN OUR TIME IS UP -- THAT WE WILL BEGIN TO LIVE EACH DAY TO THE FULLEST, AS IF IT WAS THE ONLY ONE WE HAD. ~ Elisabeth Kubler - Ross
A TRUE FRIEND KNOWS YOUR WEAKNESSES BUT SHOWS YOU YOUR STRENGTHS; FEELS YOUR FEARS BUT FORTIFIES YOUR FAITH; SEES YOUR ANXIETIES BUT FREES YOUR SPIRIT; RECOGNIZES YOUR DISABILITIES BUT EMPHASIZES YOUR POSSIBILITIES. ~ William Arthur Ward
TRUTH NEVER DIES, BUT LIVES A WRETCHED LIFE. ~ Yiddish Proverb
I HAVE LIVED TO THANK GOD THAT ALL MY PRAYERS HAVE NOT BEEN ANSWERED. ~ Jean Ingelow
A JADE STONE IS USELESS BEFORE IT IS PROCESSED; A MAN IS GOOD-FOR-NOTHING UNTIL HE IS EDUCATED. ~ Chinese Proverb
TO UNDERSTAND YOUR PARENTS' LOVE, BEAR YOUR OWN CHILDREN. ~ Chinese Proverb
TO UNDERSTAND YOUR PARENTS' LOVE, BEAR YOUR OWN CHILDREN. ~ Chinese Proverb
OUR REAL BLESSINGS OFTEN APPEAR TO US IN THE SHAPES OF PAINS, LOSSES AND DISAPPOINTMENTS; BUT LET US HAVE PATIENCE, AND WE SOON SHALL SEE THEM IN THEIR PROPER FIGURES. ~ Joseph Addison
LEARNING IS LIKE THE HORIZON: THERE IS NO LIMIT. ~ Chinese Proverb
IF A SON IS UNEDUCATED, HIS DAD IS TO BLAME. ~ Chinese Proverb
THINGS DON'T CHANGE. YOU CHANGE YOUR WAY OF LOOKING, THAT'S ALL. ~ Carlos Castaneda
TO DECEIVE A DIPLOMAT SPEAK THE TRUTH, HE HAS NO EXPERIENCE WITH IT. ~ Greek Proverb
TO EVERY DISADVANTAGE THERE IS A CORRESPONDING ADVANTAGE. ~ W. Clement Stone
AN INCH OF TIME IS AN INCH OF GOLD, BUT YOU CAN'T BUY THAT INCH OF TIME WITH AN INCH OF GOLD. ~ Chinese Proverb
TO KNOW THE ROAD AHEAD, ASK THOSE COMING BACK. ~ Chinese Proverb
TO CHANGE AND CHANGE FOR THE BETTER ARE TWO DIFFERENT THINGS. ~ German Proverb
FOR EVERYTHING YOU HAVE MISSED, YOU HAVE GAINED SOMETHING ELSE. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
IF YOU NEGLECT YOUR ART FOR ONE DAY IT WILL NEGLECT YOU FOR TWO. ~ Chinese Proverb
I'VE BEEN IN RELATIONSHIPS WHERE I'VE FELT TERRIBLY ALONE. JUST BECAUSE YOU'RE WITH SOMEONE, IT DOESN'T MEAN YOU'RE HAPPY. ~ George Clooney
COURAGE IS CONTAGIOUS. WHEN A BRAVE MAN TAKES A STAND, THE SPINES OF OTHERS ARE OFTEN STIFFENED. ~ Billy Graham
WE MAY TALK ABOUT ALEXANDER THE GREAT, CHARLES THE GREAT AND NAPOLEON THE GREAT, BUT NOT JESUS THE GREAT. HE IS NOT THE GREAT–HE IS THE ONLY. THERE IS NOBODY LIKE HIM. HE HAS NO RIVAL AND NO SUCCESSOR. ~ John Stott
THE GOSPEL IS FOR THE DEFEATED, NOT THE DOMINANT. IT’S FOR THOSE WHO REALIZE THEY’RE UNABLE TO CARRY THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD ON THEIR SHOULDERS–THOSE WHO’VE FIGURED OUT THAT THEY’RE NOT GODS. ~ Pastor Tullian Tchividjian
TIME GIVES GOOD ADVICE. ~ Maltese Proverb
WHAT DO WE LIVE FOR IF NOT TO MAKE LIFE LESS DIFFICULT FOR EACH OTHER? ~ George Eliot

FIRST RESOLVE WHAT MUST BE DONE; SOLUTIONS WILL THEN BECOME EVIDENT. ~ Chinese Proverb



LIFE IS 10% WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU AND 90% HOW YOU RESPOND. ~ Anonymous
EVERYONE NEEDS RECOGNITION FOR HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS, BUT FEW PEOPLE MAKE THE NEED KNOWN QUITE AS CLEARLY AS THE LITTLE BOY WHO SAID TO HIS FATHER: "LET'S PLAY DARTS. I'LL THROW AND YOU SAY 'WONDERFUL!'" ~ The Best of Bits & Pieces
DON'T TRY TO SCOOP THE MOON FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA. ~ Chinese Proverb
A THOUSAND REGRETS DO NOT CANCEL ONE DEBT. ~ Turkish Proverb
THOSE WHO WISH TO SING ALWAYS FIND A SONG. ~ Swedish Proverb
TEACH ONLY LOVE, FOR THAT IS WHAT YOU ARE! ~ A Course in Miracles
EITHER DO NOT BEGIN OR, HAVING BEGUN, DO NOT GIVE UP. ~ Chinese Proverb
THOSE WHO DO NOT STUDY ARE ONLY CATTLE DRESSED IN MEN'S CLOTHES. ~ Chinese Proverb



THE SOUL IS HEALED BY BEING WITH CHILDREN. ~ Fyodor Dostoyevski


THERE IS NO GREATER CALAMITY THAN BEING CONSUMED BY GREED. ~ Chinese Proverb


THINK MUCH, SPEAK LITTLE, WRITE LESS. ~ French Proverb

YOU MUST GIVE TIME TO YOUR FELLOW MEN -- EVEN IF IT'S A LITTLE THING, DO SOMETHING FOR OTHERS -- SOMETHING FOR WHICH YOU GET NO PAY BUT THE PRIVILEGE OF DOING IT. ~ Albert Schweitzer


ALL BEINGS EAT AND DRINK. BUT THEY ARE FEW WHO CAN DISTINGUISH FLAVORS. ~ Chinese Proverb
IF YOU FIND IT IN YOUR HEART TO CARE FOR SOMEBODY ELSE, YOU WILL HAVE SUCCEEDED. ~ Maya Angelou

THERE WOULDN'T BE SUCH A THING AS COUNTERFEIT GOLD IF THERE WERE NO REAL GOLD SOMEWHERE. ~ Sufi Proverb

GRATITUDE IS NOT ONLY THE GREATEST OF VIRTUES, BUT THE PARENT OF ALL THE OTHERS. ~ Cicero


THE BEST YEARS OF YOUR LIFE ARE THE ONES IN WHICH YOU DECIDE YOUR PROBLEMS ARE YOUR OWN. YOU DO NOT BLAME THEM ON YOUR MOTHER, THE ECOLOGY, OR THE PRESIDENT. YOU REALIZE THAT YOU CONTROL YOUR OWN DESTINY. ~ Albert Ellis


WHAT YOU ARE AS A SINGLE PERSON, YOU WILL BE AS A MARRIED PERSON, ONLY TO A GREATER DEGREE. ANY NEGATIVE CHARACTER TRAIT WILL BE INTENSIFIED IN A MARRIAGE RELATIONSHIP, BECAUSE YOU WILL FEEL FREE TO LET YOUR GUARD DOWN -- THAT PERSON HAS COMMITTED HIMSELF TO YOU AND YOU NO LONGER HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT SCARING HIM OFF. ~ Josh McDowell

THE REFORMER IS ALWAYS RIGHT ABOUT WHAT IS WRONG. HE IS GENERALLY WRONG ABOUT WHAT IS RIGHT. ~ G.K. Chesterton
THERE IS NOTHING HIDDEN BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH ~ Venezuelan Proverb
THERE IS NOTHING HIDDEN BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH ~ Venezuelan Proverb
IN ORDER TO LIVE FREE AND HAPPILY YOU MUST SACRIFICE BOREDOM. IT IS NOT ALWAYS AN EASY SACRIFICE. ~ Richard Bach
A CHICKEN IS AN EGG'S WAY OF PRODUCING MORE EGGS. ~ Chinese Proverb
DONKEY'S LIPS DO NOT FIT ONTO A HORSE'S MOUTH. ~ Chinese Proverb
HERE IS A TEST TO FIND OUT IF YOUR MISSION ON EARTH IS FINISHED: IF YOU'RE ALIVE, IT ISN'T. ~ Richard Bach
THERE IS NO FLYING WITHOUT WINGS. ~ French Proverb
TELL ME AND I'LL FORGET. SHOW ME, AND I MAY NOT REMEMBER. INVOLVE ME, AND I'LL UNDERSTAND. ~ Native American Proverb
YOU ARE NEVER GIVEN A WISH WITHOUT ALSO BEING GIVEN THE POWER TO MAKE IT TRUE. YOU MAY HAVE TO WORK FOR IT, HOWEVER. ~ Richard Bach
DREAM DIFFERENT DREAMS WHILE ON THE SAME BED. ~ Chinese Proverb
EVERY PERSON, ALL THE EVENTS OF YOUR LIFE ARE THERE BECAUSE YOU HAVE DRAWN THEM THERE. WHAT YOU CHOOSE TO DO WITH THEM IS UP TO YOU. ~ Richard Bach
EVEN A HARE WILL BITE WHEN IT IS CORNERED. ~ Chinese Proverb
LIFE IS PARTLY WHAT WE MAKE IT, AND PARTLY WHAT IT IS MADE BY THE FRIENDS WHOM WE CHOOSE. ~ Chinese Proverb


SWEEP FIRST BEFORE YOUR OWN DOOR, BEFORE YOU SWEEP THE DOORSTEPS OF YOUR NEIGHBORS. ~ Swedish Proverb

PLANNING IS AN UNNATURAL PROCESS; IT'S MUCH MORE FUN TO GET ON WITH IT. THE REAL BENEFIT OF NOT PLANNING IS THAT FAILURE COMES AS A COMPLETE SURPRISE AND IS NOT PRECEDED BY MONTHS OF WORRY. ~ Sir John Harvey-Jones
PEACE IS NOT MERELY A DISTANT GOAL THAT WE SEEK BUT A MEANS BY WHICH WE ARRIVE AT THAT GOAL. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
THE SICK SOON COME TO UNDERSTAND THAT THEY LIVE IN A DIFFERENT WORLD FROM THAT OF THE WELL AND THAT THE TWO CANNOT COMMUNICATE. ~ Jessamyn West
INFORMATION IS NOT KNOWLEDGE. ~ Albert Einstein
AS A LEADER, YOU ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING EVERYTHING THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT LEADERSHIP. BUT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SHARING WHAT YOU DO KNOW WITH THE LEADERS AROUND YOU. ~ Andy Stanley
SORROW IS THE CHILD OF TOO MUCH JOY. ~ Chinese Proverb
LIFE IS LIKE RIDING A BICYCLE. YOU DON'T FALL OFF UNLESS YOU STOP PEDALING. ~ Claude Pepper
BE SLOW TO PROMISE BUT QUICKLY TO PERFORM. ~ Chinese Proverb
LOOK TO YOUR ENEMY FOR A CHANCE TO SUCCEED.

~ Chinese Proverb

DO NOT LOOK BACK IN ANGER, OR FORWARD IN FEAR, BUT AROUND IN AWARENESS.
~ James Thurber


A SNAKE DESERVES NO PITY. ~ Yiddish Proverb
IF YOU DON'T SURRENDER TO CHRIST, YOU SURRENDER TO CHAOS.

~ E. Stanley Jones


CHARACTER CANNOT BE DEVELOPED IN EASE AND QUIET. ONLY THROUGH EXPERIENCES OF TRIAL AND SUFFERING CAN THE SOUL BE STRENGTHENED, VISION CLEARED, AMBITION INSPIRED AND SUCCESS ACHIEVED.
~ Helen Keller

NOTHING IN THE WORLD CAN TAKE THE PLACE OF PERSEVERANCE. TALENT WILL NOT; NOTHING IS MORE COMMON THAN UNSUCCESSFUL MEN WITH TALENT. GENIUS WILL NOT; UNREWARDED GENIUS IS ALMOST A PROVERB. PERSISTENCE AND DETERMINATION ALONE ARE OMNIPOTENT.
~ Calvin Coolidge


SICKNESS SHOWS US WHAT WE ARE.

~ Latin Proverb


STEAL A BELL WITH ONE'S EARS COVERED.

~ Chinese Proverb


A SINGLE CONVERSATION WITH A WISE MAN IS BETTER THAN TEN YEARS OF STUDY.

~ Chinese Proverb

THE REVERSE SIDE ALSO HAS A REVERSE SIDE.

~ Chinese Proverb


THE GREATNESS OF A MAN'S POWER IS THE MEASURE OF HIS SURRENDER.

~ William Booth


WE ARE ALL PENCILS IN THE HAND OF GOD.

~ Mother Teresa


A SHROUD HAS NO POCKETS.

~ German Proverb


BETTER TO LEARN ONE THING WELL THAN TO KNOW TEN SUPERFICIALLY.

~ Chinese Proverb