Tuesday, June 25, 2002

Look at cows and remember that the greatest scientists in
the world have never discovered how to make grass into milk.
- Michael Pupin
If we are strong, our character will speak for itself.
If we are weak, words will be of no help.
- John F. Kennedy
"We are a product of the choices we make, not the circumstances that we face."
-Roger Crawford
"Be the type of person you are looking for in life."

Friday, June 21, 2002

If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind
give it more thought.
- Dennis Roth
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were
to success when they gave up."
-- Thomas A. Edison
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can
do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do
something I can do. - Edward Everett Hale; American Author, Clergyman
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies
inside us while we live.
- Norman Cousins
"You may forget the one with whom you have laughed, but never the one with
whom you have wept."
Khalil Gibran
"Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish
it. The time will pass anyway."
The real measure of your wealth
is how much you'd be worth
if you lost all your money.
-- Anonymous

Wednesday, June 19, 2002

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or
compete, everybody will respect you.
~ Lao Tzu
You are a part of the universe, no less than the stars and the trees,
and you have a right to be here. And whether it is clear to you or
not, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.
~ Desiderata
"I shall persevere in spite of everything, and find
my own way through it all, and swallow my tears."
-- Anne Frank
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as
if you were to live forever."
-- Ghandi
".If Life Were so easy
Than what would we all learn ,
from it?".
~Karen S. Magee~
I praise loudly; I blame softly.
-- Catherine the Second
Always Remember;
Smile and the world smiles with you.
Cry and you'll Cry alone.
"Be willing to love yourself just as you are, and yet be
open to change for the better."
-- Eva
"We cannot become what we need to be by remaining
what we are."-Max DePree
"Life offers two great gifts - time, and
the ability to choose how we spend it. Planning is a process of choosing
among those many options. If we do not choose to plan, then we choose to
have others plan for us."-Richard I. Winword
"This is the highest wisdom that I own
. . . freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day
anew."-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Never be dishonest with yourself, about yourself. "No man, for any
considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the
multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which one is
true."-Nathaniel Hawthorne
Don't look for the easy way or for shortcuts. "There is no shortcut to life.
To the end of our days, life is a lesson imperfectly learned."-Harrison
Don't be afraid of failure. "Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success,
inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly
after what is true."-John Keats
Don't try to live in the past. "Life can only be understood backwards; but
it must be lived forwards."-Soren Kirkegaard
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you
are, you aren't.
- Margaret Thatcher
In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back
of the tiger ended up inside.
- John F. Kennedy
The memories of tomorrow depend on your attitude today.
- Dave Weinbaum
A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for
five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.
- Tenneva Jordan
"Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet."
- African Proverb

Saturday, June 15, 2002

"The only real failure in life is one not learned from." Anthony J.
D'Angelo, The College Blue Book
"Anyone who thinks sunshine is happiness has never danced in the
rain." - Unknown
Dia claro
"If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life is also a translation of the dream."
"Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better."
George Santayana.
.Flow like the wind,Move like the breeze
Dont let life knock you to your knees".
~Karen Magee
"Start off every day with a smile and get it
over with."
-- Anonymous
Q. What's six inches long, two inches wide, and
drives women wild?
A. Money
Nothing is so embarrassing as watching someone do something
that you said couldn't be done.
- Sam Ewing
Doctors, collectively, have done more to block adequate
medical care for people of this country than any other
single group.
- Jimmy Carter
In the end, everything will be ok. if it's not, then it's not the end.
Some say that holding on is what makes you strong, but i think that the
stronger person is the one who is able to let go and move on.
For the million hours that we were, i'll smile and remember it all.
love is like playing the piano; first you must learn 2 play by the rules, and
then you must forget all of the rules and play by heart.
Trying to forget some one you loved is like trying to remember some one that
you never knew.
You'll never stop loving some one you truly loved, you'll just learn to live
without them.
"Remember friends as you pass by,
As you are now so once was I.
As low as I you once must be,
Prepare yourself and follow me."
-Gravestone from the 1800s
When you have given nothing, ask for nothing.
~ Albanian Proverb
When an old man dies, a library burns down
~ African Proverb
"A man with little learning is like the frog who thinks its puddle a great
- Burmese Proverb
You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Irish Proverb
"Let the past drift away with the water."
--Japanese proverb
"Those who wish to sing always find a song."
-Swedish Proverb
"He who has nothing to die for has nothing to live for."
-Moroccan Proverb
"Great souls have wills, feeble ones have only wishes."
- Chinese Proverb
"Tell me, I'll forget. Show me, I may remember. But involve me and I'll
- Old Chinese Proverb
"Never trouble trouble until trouble troubles you."
-Chinese Proverb
If all pulled in one direction, the world would keel over.
- Yiddish proverb
"One who sits between two chairs may easily fall down."
- Proverb from Romania and Russia
"A great man is he who has not lost the heart of a child."
---Mencius (372-289 B.C. Chinese Philosopher)
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has
a song.
~ Maya Angelou
They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with
dignity, and of moderate things with temper.
-- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
~ Swedish proverb
"Thought can make you; thought can break you."
Swami Sukhabodhananda
The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles across the stars . . .
"A journey of a thousand miles begins witha broken fan belt."
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought with,
but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
- Albert Einstein
When you have found your own room, be kind to those who
have chosen different doors and to those who are still
in the hall.
- C.S. [Clive Staples] Lewis
"You are unique...
and if that is not fulfilled
then something has been lost."
~~ Martha Graham ~~
"The more you like yourself,
the less you are like anyone else,
which makes you unique."
~~ Walt Disney ~~
Don't make love by the garden gate, because even if love is blind,
the neighbors ain't.
A kind word is like a spring day.
In love there is always one who kisses, and one who offers the
The believer is happy; the doubter is wise.
Every ambitious man is a captive and every covetous one a
Better a drop of wisdom than an ocean of gold.
We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them
discover it within themselves.
Galileo Galilei
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe
that something inside them was superior to circumstances.
-- Bruce Barton
"They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth."
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain
a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty
nor safety."
-Benjamin Franklin
"Reality bites... and doesn't let go." - Source Unknown
"Did you ever wonder if the person in the puddle is real, and you're just a
reflection of him?" - Calvin (from Calvin & Hobbes)

Wednesday, June 12, 2002

".Show your pride,
dont hold on to it
~Karen Magee
"Life is not measured by the breaths we take but
by the moments that take our breath away."
-- Anonymous
"I don't know the key to success, but the key to
failure is to try to please everyone."
-- Bill Cosby
"Try not to become a person of success,
but rather to become a person of value."
-- Albert Einstein
Ideas don't stay in some minds very long because they don't
like solitary confinement.
What happens when you let your mind wander? Studies have
shown when a human mind has nothing specific to think about,
it becomes chaotic, flitting from one thought to another in
a random way. That's why studies show that people are more
often in a good mood while working than they are in their
free time.
- Adam Khan, YouMe Works Publishing
"It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer."
-Sir William Blackstone, "Commentaries on the Laws of England"
"All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking."
If you have a skeleton in your closet, take it out and dance with it.
".Move very silent
Be very quick,
You'll always catch your man".
~Karen MAgee
Accept that life is hard, unfair, and painful -- then be joyful and
live life to the fullest.
A soul that did not suffer would never fully know itself.
It was while sinking into the sea of suffering that I learned, hope
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking.
There are too many people who think that the only thing
that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong
is to get caught.
- J. C. Watts
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
- Margaret Thatcher
"You may be disappointed if you fail,
but you are doomed if you don't try."
~~ Beverly Sills ~~
Dare to be naive.
- R. Buckminster Fuller
Above all, do not lose your desire to walk.
- Soren Kierkegaard
Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing well those you do
- Josh Billings

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

Never argue with an idiot. they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!
I keep trying to lose weight but it always finds me

Monday, June 10, 2002

What the hell - you might be right, you might be wrong - but don't
just avoid.
~ Katherine Hepburn
Troubles are usually the brooms and shovels that smooth the road to a
good man's fortune.
~ St. Basil
Flow like the wind,Move like the breeze
Dont let life knock you to your knees".
~Karen Magee
It's better to have an impossible dream than no dream at all.
"A man is what he thinks about all day long."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Some people’s idea of [free speech] is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage.”
––Winston Churchill, English statesman (1874 — 1965)
"Getting up when you've failed is a victory."
-- Eva

Sunday, June 09, 2002

Your solitude will expand and become a place where you can live in the twilight, where the noise of other people passes by, far in the distance -- Rilke
What is a poet? A poet is an unhappy being whose heart is torn by secret sufferings but his lips are so strangely formed that, when the sighs and cries escape him, it sounds like beautiful music -- Fran Healy
Real tears are not those that fall from the eyes and cover the face, but those that fall from the heart and cover the soul
Heaven is other people holding you in their hearts
Under all speech that is good for anything, there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; Speech is shallow as Time -- Carlyle
Poets are but lonely men with the hearts of others in their loneliness
You know what the saddest thing in the world is? Loving someone who used to love you -- Darla, "Buffy the VAmpire Slayer"
I do my thing, and you do your thing. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations. And you are not in this world to live up to mine.

Saturday, June 08, 2002

It takes real breeding, to make a person feel like shit with one word. -Anita Blake from Guilty Pleasures
There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats;
For I am armed so strong in honesty
That they pass by me as the idle wind,
Which I respect not.
~ William Shakespeare ~
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
-From "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
"And what good is a book without pictures or conversations?"
-- Alice in "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"
"Do you not know that I am a woman? When I think, I must speak."
- Shakesphere (As You Like It)
We must not believe the many, who say that only free people ought to be educated, but we should rather believe the philosophers who say that only the educated are free.
- Epictetus, "Discourses"
“To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.” -Wiliam Blake, Auguries of Innocence
"The successful man knows something about everything,"
he said. p50
"Cheaper by the dozen," by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. &
Ernestine Carey, publ 1948.
"It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters, in the end."
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln
We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
If grass can grow through cement, love can find you anywhere.
~ Cher
If you really want to do something, you'll find a way.
If you don't, you'll find an excuse.
- Unknown
"If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or aquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead."
Gelett Burgess
"Any clod can have the facts; having opinions is an art."
Charles McCabe
“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
––Carl Sagan, American astronomer (19 — 1996)
Men go fishing all their lives without knowing it is not fish that they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone; nay, God is within, and your genius is within.
- Epictetus
(50 AD - 138 AD)

Friday, June 07, 2002

To lose patience is to lose the battle.
~ Mahatma Gandhi
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who…live in the grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.”
––President Theodore Roosevelt (1858 — 1919)
Brains are an asset, if you hide them.
- Mae West
The dream was always running ahead of one. To catch up, to live for a
moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.
~ Anais Nin
"Quality means doing it right when no one is looking."
--Henry Ford
“Truth never damages a cause that is just.”
––Mohandas K. Gandhi, Indian nationalist leader (1869 — 1948)

Wednesday, June 05, 2002

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple,
pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion,
and it is the spirit.
- Kahlil Gibran
Always there remains portions of our heart into which no one is able
to enter, invite them as we may.
~ Mary Dixon Thayer
"I can't" is a coward,
"I'll try" is a soldier,
"I will" is a king.
~~ Unknown ~~
To live and let live, without clamour for distinction or recognition; to
wait on divine live; to write truth first on the table of one's own
heart--this is the sanity and perfection of living, and my human ideal.
~ Mary Baker Eddy
"Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night.'."
Charlie Brown.

Tuesday, June 04, 2002

Only dead fish swim with the stream.
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes it's the tiny voice at the end of
the road that says, "I'll try again tomorrow"
You get two things in life--what you really want and what you really fear.
-Richard Bach
"The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool."
George Santayana.

Monday, June 03, 2002

A woman must have money and a room of her own.
~ Virginia Woolf (1882 - 1941)
We all take different
paths in life,
but no matter where we go,
we take a little of each
other everywhere.;
-- Tim McGraw
“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.”
––Albert Einstein, American physicist (1879 — 1955)
The most beautiful people I have known
are those who have known defeat,
known suffering, know struggle, known loss
and have found their way out of the depths.
These people have an appreciation, a sensitivity,
and an understanding of life that fills them
with compassion and a deep loving concern.
Beautiful people do not just happen.
(Historian Roy Nichols)
"If the world is our playground, why aren't we playing
more?" -- Eva
"If at first you don't succeed, destroy all
evidence that you tried."
-- Anonymous
“Behind every successful man is a surprised
-- Maryon Pearson

Sunday, June 02, 2002

I was driving down the road. I saw a guy with a sign. It
said "heaven". So I hit him. I think he'll get there --
he seemed like a nice guy.
- Steven Wright
Real friends have no problem with silence.
- Jim Lehrer (1934-)
" Enjoy each day of your life, not just the weekends."
--- Copyright © 2002 Shaunic Stinson
" When you live in yesterday and wait for tomorrow, there is no today."
--- Copyright © 2002 David Boe
" When times get rough, just remember that somewhere in the world, there is someone having a tougher time in life. Just remember!!"
--- Author Unknown
Never wound a heart that loves you
It causes endless pain
For wounded hearts are like roses
That may never bloom again
--- Author Unknown
" It's better to light a match, than curse the dark."
--- Author Unknown
" An expert at anything was once a beginner."
--- Author Unknown
" No matter what the outcome, it was better to have been on the side of those who were for life, than those who were for death."
--- Albert Camus
"Think before you do."
--- Author Unknown
I'll lean on you and
you lean on me and
we'll be okay
-- Dave Matthews
A Friend is one who comes in when the world has gone out.
--Inspiration by Garborg
Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg
It is the imagination that helps us find meaning and beauty in our
lives... we are alive or dead according to the condition of our souls.
~ Carol S. Pearson