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We are drowning in information and starved for knowledge.
Unknown   Category: Information

It is now beyond any doubt that cigarettes are the biggest cause of statistics.
Unknown   Category: Statistics

Usenet is like Tetris for people who still remember how to read.
Unknown   Category: Internet

Many people use their youth to make their old age miserable.
Unknown   Category: Age

Unknown   Category: Holiday

The real test of a man's maturity is his ability to make wise adjustments to painful realities.
Unknown   Category: Maturity

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Unknown   Category: Fault

An onion can make people cry but theres no vegetable that can make them laugh.
Unknown   Category: Laugh

The fewer clear facts you have in support of an opinion the stronger your emotional attachment to that opinion.
Unknown   Category: Fact

Truth fears no questions.
Unknown   Category: Question

It is much easier to suggest solutions when you know nothing about the problem.
Unknown   Category: Solution

Its not the cold its the lack of humidity.
Unknown   Category: Weather

When small men begin to cast long shadows it is a sure sign that the sun is setting.
Unknown   Category: Big

I'm arm'd with more than complete steelThe justice of my quarrel.
Unknown   Category: Justice

Study reveals that 5 out of 4 Americans have trouble with fractions.
Unknown   Category: Mathematics

The one thing worse than a quitter is the one who is afraid to begin.
Unknown   Category: Begin

Someone of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
Unknown   Category: Deeds

When citizens fear government we call it tyranny When government fears citizens we call it freedom
Unknown   Category: Fear

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have if we didnt spend half of our time wishing.
Unknown   Category: Wish

To know how to laugh is to know how to reign.
Unknown   Category: Despise

A magician pulls rabbits out of hats. An experimental psychologist pulls habits out of rats.
Unknown   Category: Magic

The manner in which it is given is often worth more than the gift.
Unknown   Category: Gift

If you have tried to do something and failed you are vastly better off than if you had tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Unknown   Category: Try

When you want what youve never had you must do what youve never done.
Unknown   Category: Unsorted

To err is human to blame the next guy even more so.
Unknown   Category: Blame

Work expands to fill the time available.
Unknown   Category: Housework

Don't let people drive you crazy when you know it's in walking distance.
Unknown   Category: Walk

You can lead a horse to water but you cant make it drink.
Unknown   Category: Futility

Every hard-boiled egg is yellow inside.
Unknown   Category: Cowardice

The one whose judgment counts most in your life is the one staring back in the glass.
Unknown   Category: Judgment

People who do things that count never stop to count them.
Unknown   Category: Stop

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.
Unknown   Category: Television

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Unknown   Category: Ordinary

If I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces I would still plant an apple tree.
Unknown   Category: Tree

True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown   Category: Eyes

Your imagination is your world.
Unknown   Category: Illusions

You must think of failure and defeat as the springboards to new achievements or to the next level of accomplishment.
Unknown   Category: Failure

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Unknown   Category: Miser

If you want to test your memory try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
Unknown   Category: Memory

It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.
Unknown   Category: Courage

Remember that the faith that moves mountains always carries a pick.
Unknown   Category: Faith

Wind to thy wings. Light to thy path. Dreams to thy heart.
Unknown   Category: Alcohol

Quite a number of people also describe the German classical author Shakespeare as belonging to the English literature because quite accidentally born at Stratford-on-Avon he was forced by the authorities of that country to write in English.
Unknown   Category: Country

As you journey through life take a minute every now and then to give a thought for the other fellow. He could be plotting something.
Unknown   Category: Conspiracy

We did not inherit the land from our forefathers- we are borrowing it from our children.
Unknown   Category: Ancestors

Tact is rubbing out anothers mistake instead of rubbing it in.
Unknown   Category: Tact

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
Unknown   Category: Endure

If you realize that you arent as wise today as you thought you were yesterday youre wiser today.
Unknown   Category: Thief

Watsons Law: The reliability of machinery is inversely proportional to the number and significance of any persons watching it.
Unknown   Category: Machinery

A man is not poor because he has nothing but because he does nothing.
Unknown   Category: Leisure

Words That Encourage Darkness and The Adversary: Angry Antagonistic Appetites Arrogant Confused Contention Covetous Critical Depressed Domineering Doubt Easily Offended Evasive Fear Frustrated Harshness Impatience Ineffective Irritable Jealousy Negative Pessimistic Possessive Resentful Secretive Self-C entered Selfish Troubled Uncontrolled Unhappy Vindictive
Unknown   Category: Adversary

The only one who can tell you you cant is you. And you don't have to listen.
Unknown   Category: Complacency

Creative thinking is no substitute for hard work.
Unknown   Category: Substitutes

Its all very well in practice but it will never work in theory.
Unknown   Category: Practice

Conquer a man who never gives by gifts; Subdue untruthful men by truthfulness; Vanquish an angry man by gentleness; And overcome the evil man by goodness.
Unknown   Category: Conquer

Better to eat vegetables and fear no creditors than eat duck and hide from them.
Unknown   Category: Debt

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Unknown   Category: Improve

Winners never quit and quitters never win.
Unknown   Category: Quit

We the willing led by the unknowing are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much with so little for so long we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.
Unknown   Category: Impossible

When you go home Tell them of us and say For your tomorrow We gave our today.
Unknown   Category: Soldier

I don't know why. You don't know why. Most likely God doesnt know why either. Its just Government business thats all.
Unknown   Category: Apathy

Confidence is the feeling you have before you understand the situation.
Unknown   Category: Confidence

The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.
Unknown   Category: Law

Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart.
Unknown   Category: Heart

We come from the earth we return to the earth and in between we garden.
Unknown   Category: Thank

Where are we going and why am I in this hand basket?
Unknown   Category: Hell

You cant prevent birds of sorrow flying over your head but you can stop them building nests in your hair.
Unknown   Category: Grief

They now have a 900 number for atheists. When you call nobody answers and you get charged for the call.
Unknown   Category: Atheism

What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things.
Unknown   Category: Learn

The early bird gets the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese.
Unknown   Category: Bird

I wish TV had a knob so you could turn up the intelligence. The one marked Brightness doesnt seem to work.
Unknown   Category: Intelligent

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
Unknown   Category: Care

It is better to have loved and lost than to have hated and won.
Unknown   Category: Better

The ability to accept victory graciously and take defeat without bitterness is what makes heroes.
Unknown   Category: Hero

Stand still and silently watch the world go by and it will.
Unknown   Category: Idleness

Intelligence is like a river: the deeper it is the less noise it makes.
Unknown   Category: Merit

If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.
Unknown   Category: Worry

We generally admire the wisdom of those who come to us for advice.
Unknown   Category: Advice

You are only young once but you can stay immature indefinitely.
Unknown   Category: Youth

I thought your sermon would be shorter now that Readers' Digest has condensed the Bible.
Bob Unknown   Category: Unsorted

Out of sight out of mind.
Unknown   Category: Absent

Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others.
Unknown   Category: Approval

He is your friend your partner your defender your dog. You are his life his love his leader. He will be yours faithful and true to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.
Unknown   Category: Friendship

Timidity is mistrust of self and proceeds not from modesty but from conceit. A man is timid because he is afraid of not appearing to his best advantage.
Unknown   Category: Timid

The man who attends strictly to his business usually has plenty of business to attend to.
Unknown   Category: Business

If I persist if I continue to try if I continue to charge forward I will succeed.
Unknown   Category: Indispensable

Any simple problem can be made unsolvable if enough meetings are held to discuss it. .
Unknown   Category: Committee

I am a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Unknown   Category: Hair

You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Unknown   Category: Action

Where is the man who has the power and skill To stem the torrent of a woman's will? For if she will she will you may depend on't. And if she won't she won't; so there's an end on't.
Unknown   Category: Woe

Vows made in storms are forgot in calms.
Unknown   Category: Calm

A tree never hits an automobile except in self–defense.
Unknown   Category: Automobiles

If all men told the truth the tears of the women would create another flood.
Unknown   Category: Cry

Even when opportunity knocks a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door.
Unknown   Category: Opportunity

Church aint over till the fat lady sings.
Unknown   Category: Fat

Take care of the minutes and the hours and years will take care of themselves.
Unknown   Category: Sense

The foolish and dead never change their opinions.
Unknown   Category: Opinion

Successful Problem Solving: 1. Identify the problem. 2. Gather data. 3. Test possible solutions. 4. Select best possible solution. 5. Put solution into action. 6. Monitor and improve on it.
Unknown   Category: Problem

Confidence in nonsense is a requirement for the creative process.
Unknown   Category: Creative

Never complain about growing old Because so many never get the chance!
Unknown   Category: Chance

What I said never changed anyone. What they understood did.
Unknown   Category: Understand

Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand.
Unknown   Category: Talk

Trying to settle a problem with oratory is like attempting to unsnarl a traffic jam by blowing horns.
Unknown   Category: Orators

A farmer purchased an old run–down abandoned farm with plans to turn it into a thriving enterprise. The fields were grown over with weeds the farmhouse was falling apart and the fences were broken down. During his first day of work the town preacher stops by to bless the mans work saying May you and God work together to make this the farm of your dreams! A few months later the preacher stops by again to call on the farmer. Lo and behold its a completely different place. The farm house is completely rebuilt and in excellent condition there is plenty of cattle and other livestock happily munching on feed in well–fenced pens and the fields are filled with crops planted in neat rows. Amazing! the preacher says. Look what God and you have accomplished together! Yes reverend says the farmer but remember what the farm was like when God was working it alone!
Unknown   Category: Agriculture

Somewhere something incredible is waiting to be known.
Unknown   Category: Mystery

Time spent in getting even would be better spent in getting ahead.
Unknown   Category: Revenge

Don't expect your neighbor to be better than your neighbor's neighbor.
Unknown   Category: Neighbor

Keep your words sweetyou may have to eat them.
Unknown   Category: Easy

A diplomat is a man who says you have an open mind instead of telling you that you have a hole in the head.
Unknown   Category: Diploma

It is nothing less than fantastic the way mathematical odds add up. For instance take the possibility of making a mistake in making a telephone call. Most local exchanges require seven digits which is accomplished in four or five seconds. The phone has ten digits on it. The mathematical formula of possibilities is ten to the seventh power which is 10000000 or it is 9999999 to 1 that you would enter a wrong number if you didnt know what you were doing. Add the four digits to get a long distance number and it becomes 100000000000. Mortality which fortunately lasts for most of us many times that four or five seconds that it takes to place a telephone call is also full of chances to make mistakes. Fortunately too the path through mortality is well marked and we can with exercising care get to where we all desire to be at the end of mortality.
Unknown   Category: Telephone

The secret of life is that there is no secret of life.
Unknown   Category: Fair

You are totally unique just like everyone else.
Unknown   Category: Everyone

An elephant is a mouse with an operating system.
Unknown   Category: Elephant

Many lives fail from inability to deliver the last blow; a workman lifts his iron maul repeatedly upon the plow until the deed is done. Which blow split the rock? They all did but without the last one the first one and all between would have come to nothing.
Unknown   Category: Last

The sooner you fall behind the more time you have to catch up.
Unknown   Category: Procrastination

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
Unknown   Category: Lonely

When you have no observers be afraid of yourself.
Unknown   Category: Conscience

Samson killed a thousand men with the jaw bone of an ass. That many sales are killed every day with the same weapon.
Unknown   Category: Sales

Don't worry about temptation - as you grow older, it starts avoiding you.
Unknown   Category: Growth

The supreme test of a person is his ability to make things go right.
Unknown   Category: Right

The supreme Self is neither born nor dies. He cannot be burned moved pierced cut nor dried. Beyond all attributes the supreme Self is the eternal witness ever pure indivisible and uncompounded far beyond the senses and the ego.... He is omnipresent beyond all thought without action in the external world without action in the internal world. Detached from the outer and the inner This supreme Self purifies the impure.
Unknown   Category: Self

There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile.
Unknown   Category: Effort

Measure wealth not by the things you have but by the things you have for which you would not take money.
Unknown   Category: Man

Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.
Unknown   Category: Manners

The real aim of criticism is not the destruction of cherished traditions although a due regard for the facts does often compel us to revise older opinions but a fuller appreciation of the beauty and truth of the creative work on which it fixes its regard. The word criticism is derived from the Greek word kritikos which means the ability to select or discriminate hence to decide or judge. The meaning of criticism is thus discriminating judgment.
Unknown   Category: Criticism

Life is like a piano ... what you get out of it depends on how you play it.
Unknown   Category: Depend

He who chooses the beginning of a road also chooses its destination.
Unknown   Category: Choice

Misfortune n. The kind of fortune that never misses.
Unknown   Category: Misfortunes

The arms race can kill though the weapons themselves may never be used ... by their cost alone armaments kill the poor by causing them to starve.
Unknown   Category: War

Some confuse motion with action words with deeds promises with deliveries excuses with results.
Unknown   Category: Confuse

Do unto others as though you were the others.
Unknown   Category: Gold

Just because youre paranoid it doesnt mean they arent out to get you.
Unknown   Category: Paranoid

Applying computer technology is simply finding the right wrench to pound in the correct screw.
Unknown   Category: Computer

This is an age-old truth: People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.
Unknown   Category: Copy

When we walk to the end of all the light we have and take a step into the darkness of the unknown we must believe one of two things will happen: that we will land on something solid or we will learn how to fly.
Unknown   Category: Fly

The new Congressmen say theyre going to turn the government around. I hope I don't get run over again.
Unknown   Category: Congress

The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.
Unknown   Category: Hand

There is no point at which having arrived we can remain.
Unknown   Category: Finish

The one good thing about repeating your mistakes is that you know when to cringe.
Unknown   Category: Mistake

You can't spell 'brothers' without at the same time spelling 'others.'
Unknown   Category: Brotherhood

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
Unknown   Category: Art

You never know what makes some people tick until they begin to unwind.
Unknown   Category: Insanity

A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
Unknown   Category: Children

The shortest distance between two points is usually under repair.
Unknown   Category: Distance

The happiest people are those who discover that what they should be doing and what they are doing are the same thing.
Unknown   Category: Achievement

A mind is a terrible thing to waste.
Unknown   Category: Diet

A straight line is shortest in morals as well as in geometry.
Unknown   Category: Morality

Every blade of grass has its Angel that bends over it and whispers grow grow.
Unknown   Category: Angel

No man is too big to be courteous but some are too little.
Unknown   Category: Courtesy

Eight things to do when difficulty hits you. 1. Keep calm don't panic don't get dramatic. 2. Don't nurse regrets (forget what is over the dam). 3. Practice de-confusion (list it on paper). 4. Don't insist on a solution for the whole problem (just go one step at a time). 5. Ask yourself if the problem is right or wrong; (no wrong action works out right) (hold on to the right and you will come out all right in the end.). 6. Pray. 7. Go for a walk and talk with the Lord and then listen and believe. 8. Continue to persevere. You will somehow stay on top and come out all right.
Unknown   Category: Difficulty

Where we love is truly home; home that our feet may leave but not our hearts.
Unknown   Category: Home

He who buys what he does not need steals from himself.
Unknown   Category: Buy

Honor is like the eye which cannot suffer the least impurity without damage. It is a precious stone the price of which is lessened by a single flaw.
Unknown   Category: Honor

Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side his nobler instincts
Unknown   Category: Husband

To err is human but it is against company policy.
Unknown   Category: Company

Chaos results when the world changes faster than people.
Unknown   Category: Chaos

The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
Unknown   Category: Politics

In the cathedral at Lubek Germany near the turn of the century was the following inscription: Ye call me master and obey me not; Ye call me light and seek me not; Ye call me way and walk me not; Ye call me wise and follow me not; Ye call me fair and love me not; Ye call me rich and ask me not; Ye call me eternal and seek me not; Ye call me gracious and trust me not; Ye call me noble and serve me not; Ye call me mighty and honor me not; Ye call me just and fear me not; If I condemn you blame me not.
Unknown   Category: Philosophy

Self-praise is no recommendation.
Unknown   Category: Praise

When you obey your superior you instruct your inferior.
Unknown   Category: Oath

While All is in THE ALL it is equally true that THE ALL is in the All.
Unknown   Category: Eloquence

Two rules of success in life: 1. Don't tell people everything you know.
Unknown   Category: Know

Be everywhere do everything and never fail to astonish the customer.
Unknown   Category: Astonish

If you listened hard enough the first time you might have heard what I meant to say.
Unknown   Category: Listen

Laugh when you can; cry when you must.
Unknown   Category: Duty

Overheard in a brokerage: I worry about economists who are so young that they think the Great Depression was ended by Prozac.
Unknown   Category: Depressed

Vacation used to be a luxury however in todays world it has become a necessity.
Unknown   Category: Necessity

Other things may change us but we start and end with family.
Unknown   Category: Family

Cheerfulness removes the rust from the mind lubricates our inward machinery and enables us to do our work with fewer creaks and groans. If people were universally cheerful there wouldnt be half the quarreling or a tenth part of the wickedness there is. Cheerfulness too promotes health and morality. Cheerful people live longest here on earth afterward in our hearts.
Unknown   Category: Cheerful

Virtue is its own punishment.
Unknown   Category: Virtue

A word to the wise is often enough to start an argument.
Unknown   Category: Argument

The ladder that leads to success cannot be climbed with your hands in your pockets. La escalera que lleva al exito no se sube con las manos en las bolsas.
Unknown   Category: Egg

Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.
Unknown   Category: Pleasant

My wife says I never listen to her. At least I think thats what she said.
Unknown   Category: Never

The older I get the better I used to be.
Unknown   Category: Old

Never deprive someone of hope it may be all they have.
Unknown   Category: Hope

I was going to change my shirt but I changed my mind instead.
Alan Alexander Unknown   Category: Mind

I shall endeavor not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
Unknown   Category: Experience

A gold-medal winner in life may not be the person who is the fastest the strongest the toughest who has the admiration and cheers of the crowd but the person who has the courage to overcome adversity overcome the thorns of life the person who in fact has overcome the world.
Unknown   Category: Win

Kindness is never wasted. If it has no effect on the recipient at least it benefits the bestower.
Unknown   Category: Kindness

Explaining the unknown by means of the unobservable is always a perilous business.
Unknown   Category: Unknown

Todays mighty oak is yesterdays little nut that held its ground.
Unknown   Category: Small

I asked God for strength that I might achieve I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey.... I asked for health that I might do greater things I was given infirmity that I might do better things... I asked for riches that I might be happy. I was given poverty that I might be wise... I asked for power that I might have the praise of men I was given weakness that I might feel the need of God.... I asked for all things that I might enjoy life I was given life that I might enjoy all things.... I got nothing I asked for but everything I hoped for. Almost despite myself my unspoken prayers were answered. I am among men most richly blessed!
Unknown   Category: Civil

March 20th. Marks the 1st day of true spring. The Goddess blankets the Earth with fertility bursting forth from Her sleep as the God stretches and grows to maturity. He walks the greening fields and delights in the abundance of Nature. This is a time of beginnings of action of planting spells for future gains and of tending ritual gardens.
Unknown   Category: Spring

After youve heard two eyewitness accounts of an auto accident it makes you wonder about history. How do we know for sure what ever happened anywhere?
Unknown   Category: History

Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Unknown   Category: Beauty

I cant listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Unknown   Category: Music

If you really do put a small value upon yourself rest assured that the world will not raise your price.
Unknown   Category: Valor

Reforms come from the bottom. No man with four aces requests a new deal.
Unknown   Category: Reform

The mere possession of a gun is in itself an urge to kill not only by design but by accident by madness by fright by bravado.
Unknown   Category: Gun

Beneath this stone are deposited the remains of one who possessed Beauty without Vanity Strength without Insolence Courage without Ferocity and all the virtues of a man without his vices.
Unknown   Category: Dog

If you would live your life with ease; do what you ought not what you please.
Unknown   Category: Please

It is by will alone that I set my mind in motion.
Unknown   Category: Mind

Sticks and stones may break your bones when theres anger to impart.
Unknown   Category: Anger

You can tell what a man is by what he does when he hasn't anything to do.
Unknown   Category: Character

I don't want the world I just want your half.
Unknown   Category: Revolution

May the best from your past be the worst of your future.
Unknown   Category: Blessing

Take pride in how far you have come have faith in how far you can go.
Unknown   Category: Risk

The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.
Unknown   Category: Purpose

If your nose runs and your feet smell then youre built upside down.
Unknown   Category: Nose

The fire of glory is the torch of the mind.
Unknown   Category: Glory

If you are going to walk on thin ice you might as well dance.
Unknown   Category: Cynic

Liberty is always unfinished business.
Unknown   Category: Liberty

All things come to those who wait But when they come theyre out of date.
Unknown   Category: Wait

A great war leaves the country with three armies: An army of cripples an army of mourners and an army of thieves.
Unknown   Category: Army

Find expression for a sorrow and it will become dear to you. Find expression for a joy and you will intensify its ecstasy.
Unknown   Category: Joy

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. Pooh! he whispered. Yes Piglet? Nothing said Piglet taking Poohs paw. I just wanted to be sure of you.
Alan Alexander Unknown   Category: Unsorted

Reasons For Low Activity & Service: 1. Lack of understanding. 2. Lack of acceptance. 3. Lack of obedience. 4. Lack of good works.
Unknown   Category: Service

Knowing trees I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass I can appreciate persistence.
Unknown   Category: Grass

The first step of handling anything is gaining an ability to face it.
Unknown   Category: Face

Life is like quotations. Sometimes it makes you laugh. Sometimes it makes you cry. Most of the time you don't get it.
Unknown   Category: Quotations

Whatever impedes a man but doesnt stop him aids his progress.
Unknown   Category: Observe

If anything cant go wrong it will.
Unknown   Category: Wrong

Show me somebody who doesn't have a dream about the future and I'll show you somebody who doesn't know where he is going.
Unknown   Category: Dream

When the river is deepest it makes least noise.
Unknown   Category: Deep

There is no greater loan than a sympathetic ear.
Unknown   Category: Ears

Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.
Unknown   Category: Loquacity

Just as the separation and independence of the coordinate branches of the Federal Government serve to prevent the accumulation of excessive power in any one branch a healthy balance of power between the States and the Federal Government will reduce the risk of tyranny and abuse from either front....The power of the Federal Government would be augmented immeasurably if it were able to impress into its service and at no cost to itself the police officers of the 50 states.
Unknown   Category: Government

Usability is like oxygen you never notice it until it is missing.
Unknown   Category: Notice

If there is righteousness in the heart there will be beauty in the character. If there be beauty in the character there will be harmony in the home. If there is harmony in the home there will be order in the nation. When there is order in the nation there will be peace in the world.
Unknown   Category: Soul

Its failings notwithstanding there is much to be said in favor of journalism in that by giving us the opinion of the uneducated it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
Unknown   Category: Journalism

Light is good from whatever lamp it shines.
Unknown   Category: Good

Tell a man that there are 6 billion stars in the sky and he will believe you. Tell him that the paint on a park bench is wet and he has to touch it to find out.
Unknown   Category: Universe

So you think working conditions are bad today? Before you answer here are some rules that are said to have been posted by a New York company in October 1863: 1. Office employees each day will fill lamps clean chimneys and trim wicks. Wash windows once
Wilbur F. Unknown   Category: Unsorted

We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in darkness.
Unknown   Category: Sun

This is the story of the little bee whose sex is very hard to see. You cannot tell the he from the she but she can tell and so can he. The busy bee is never still and has no time to take the Pill. And that is why in times like these there are so many sons of bees.
Unknown   Category: Bee

Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.
Unknown   Category: Fire

The Crossroads of America.
Unknown   Category: Road

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Unknown   Category: Cannot

In friendships fragrant garden There are flowers of every hue. Each with its own fair beauty And its gift of joy for you.
Unknown   Category: Garden

Plow deep while sluggards sleep.
Unknown   Category: Ambition

Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have. Spend it wisely.
Unknown   Category: Today

Every survival kit should include a sense of humor.
Unknown   Category: Humor

Determination is the down payment on sales achievement.
Unknown   Category: Determination

Just because I have pain doesnt mean I have to be one.
Unknown   Category: Standards

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
Unknown   Category: Night

If you are all wrapped up in yourself you are overdressed. • If you are all wrapped up in yourself you make a very small package.
Unknown   Category: Conceit

Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.
Unknown   Category: Pride

Defeat isn't bitter if you don't swallow it.
Unknown   Category: Defeat

I care not whether I am dying or not; for if I die I shall be with God; if I live He will be with me. Author Unknown
Unknown   Category: Sex

The end of the world has been delayed two weeks due to a lack of experienced trumpters.
Unknown   Category: Doomsday

Who is a wise man? He who learns of all men.
Unknown   Category: God

All I want is to be back where things make sense. Where I wont have to be afraid all the time. Only one thing stops me. A promise I made.
Unknown   Category: Afraid

The contented person enjoys the scenery of a detour.
Unknown   Category: Content

Whoever acquires knowledge but does not practice it is like one who ploughs a field but does not sow it.
Unknown   Category: Knowledge

Since wars begin in the minds of men it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organizations
Unknown   Category: Peace

That Jim Brown. He says he isnt Superman. What he really means is that Superman isnt Jimmy Brown!
Unknown   Category: Football

The more adapted you are the less adaptable you tend to be.
Unknown   Category: Adapt

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get its what you are expected to give which is everything
Unknown   Category: Give

Be yourself. Especially do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment it is perennial as the grass.
Unknown   Category: Yourself

If we put a limit on the things we will do we put a limit on the things we can do.
Unknown   Category: Limits

What the fool does in the end the wise man does in the beginning.
Unknown   Category: Fool

The closest anyone ever comes to perfection is on a job application form.
Unknown   Category: Job

Live each day as if it were your last and garden as though you will live forever.
Unknown   Category: Death

It is not faith and works; it is not faith or works; it is faith that works.
Unknown   Category: Reason

Patience is the ability to put up with people youd like to put down.
Unknown   Category: Patience

To love something is to give it room enough to grow.
Unknown   Category: Love

When money talks nobody notices what grammar it uses.
Unknown   Category: Grammar

Charlie Brown: Which do you think lasts longer in life the good things or the bad things? Linus: Good things last eight seconds ... bad things last three weeks. Charlie: What about in between? Snoopy (Lying on his back on top of his doghouse): In between you should take a nap.
Charles M. Unknown   Category: Unsorted

Marriage is like a box of chocolates. You have to squeeze a few bottoms to make sure you like what you are getting.
Unknown   Category: Chocolate

Those who are gonna burn in the end are those who are not on fire now.
Unknown   Category: Innocent

Make no judgments where you have no compassion.
Unknown   Category: Compassion

You have achieved success if you have lived well laughed often and loved much.
Unknown   Category: Success

You can lead a horse to water but if you can get him to float on his back youve got something.
Unknown   Category: Leadership

A hole is nothing at all but you can still break your neck in it.
Unknown   Category: Trifles

Conversation is the slowest form of human communication.
Unknown   Category: Conversation

If you make the world a little better then you have accomplished a great deal.
Unknown   Category: Accomplishment

Victory is a political fiction.
Unknown   Category: Fiction

The open-minded see the truth in different things: the narrow-minded see only the differences.
Unknown   Category: Religion

You are what you think not what you think you are.
Unknown   Category: Possessions

The mind is like a TV set when it goes blank its a good idea to turn off the sound.
Unknown   Category: Brain

The best preacher is the heart the best teacher is time the best book is the world the best friend is God.
Unknown   Category: Preach

You cant steal second base and keep one foot on first.
Unknown   Category: Baseball

Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose.
Unknown   Category: Behavior

The older a man gets the farther he had to walk to school as a boy.
Unknown   Category: Boy

The person who makes no mistakes usually does not make anything.
Unknown   Category: Error

I don't pray anymore. I used to I used to pray for answers. A clue a sign of what I should do. How to find something precious in this life. There was a time when I thought it was my work my job but is it? Nothing in this world changes because of what I do. The hurt goes on and on. God has given up on us. He doesnt hear us anymore.
Unknown   Category: Drugs

Some day my ship will come in and with my luck Ill be at the airport.
Unknown   Category: Airplanes

If you can read this thank a teacher.
Unknown   Category: Reactionaries

To get nowhere follow the crowd.
Unknown   Category: Conformity

Words should be weighed not counted.
Unknown   Category: Vote

Use the talents you possess for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best.
Unknown   Category: Sick

In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.
Unknown   Category: Idea

If mathematically you end up with the wrong answer try multiplying by the page number.
Unknown   Category: Answer

Do infants have as much fun in infancy as adults do in adultery?
Unknown   Category: Adultery

Success in our calling is the result of a person's love of and belief in the work he has undertaken. Earnest and conscientious labor often accomplishes more in the end than brilliant genius.
Unknown   Category: Labor

The highest form of wisdom is kindness.
Unknown   Category: Wisdom

Eschew obfuscation.
Unknown   Category: Speak

Some say it's holding on that makes you strong; sometimes it's letting go.
Unknown   Category: Strength

There are always two choices two paths to take. One is easy. And its only reward is that its easy.
Unknown   Category: Politeness

Civilization is a slow process of adopting the ideas of minorities.
Unknown   Category: Civilization

Woman was created from the rib of man She was not made from his head to top him; Nor of his feet to be trampled upon; But pit of his side to be equal to him; Under his arm to be protected; And near his heart to be loved.
Unknown   Category: Epithet

Never try to guess your wife's size. Just buy her anything marked petite and hold on to the receipt.
Unknown   Category: Clothes

Justice n.: A decision in your favor.
Unknown   Category: Decency

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Unknown   Category: Smile

Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years.
Unknown   Category: Time

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Unknown   Category: Expectation

I am a feather for each wind that blows.
Unknown   Category: Wind

I finally realized that it wasnt Starfleet that I was trying to get away from. I was trying to escape the pain I felt after my wifes death. I thought I could take the uniform wrap it around the pain and toss them both away. But it doesnt work like that. Running may help for a little while but sooner or later the pain catches up with you and the only way to get rid of it is to stand your ground.
Unknown   Category: Running

To many of today's parents youth is stranger than fiction.
Unknown   Category: Parents

No life may not be easy it can be lonely. Full of people we think we know but barely comprehend. Yet we must always remember: its the challenges that define us best and the obstacles that illuminate what were truly capable of. We must welcome adversity and embrace struggle and no matter what we get from life never give less than 100 percent. Of course at the end of every battle weary day we fold ourselves into peaceful darkness and find comfort in those gentle words ... good night.
Unknown   Category: Adversity

If you found a man at the top of the mountain he did not fall there.
Unknown   Category: Life

Overcoming challenges 1. Knowledge of self 2. Knowledge of others 3. Desire to work 4. Desire to learn 5. Ability to say :Yes and No 6. Ability to pick friends 7. Turn back on bad advice 8. Recognize inner beauty 9. Persistence 10. Avoid temptation
Unknown   Category: Challenge

Its no accident that capitalism has brought with it progress not merely in production but also in knowledge. Bureaucracy is the death of any achievement.
Unknown   Category: Capable

Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.
Unknown   Category: Plan

Liberals are very broadminded: they are always willing to give careful consideration to both sides of thesame side.
Unknown   Category: Liberal

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Unknown   Category: Factory

When a man boasts about what he'll do tomorrow we like to find out what he did yesterday.
Unknown   Category: Brag

Temptation usually comes in through a door that has deliberately been left open.
Unknown   Category: Temptation

There are many who wait for their ships to come in For their ships to come in from the sea. This question they ask as they watch and wait: Will a ship come home to me? The answer comes swift from a voyager old A voyager weathered and gray: Have you sent forth a craft with a cargo friend? A craft that might some in today? There are many who long for their ships to come in That they from their cares may be free; But how could a ship come home to them When they've sent no craft to sea?
Unknown   Category: Ship

Exhilaration that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you and before you realize whats wrong with it.
Unknown   Category: Feelings

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Unknown   Category: Persecution

Saying nothing often shows a fine command of language.
Unknown   Category: Language

Let your pride pardon what your nature needs the salutary censure of a friend.
Unknown   Category: Censure

Save the whales. Collect the whole set.
Unknown   Category: Animals

The greatest men are the simplest.
Unknown   Category: Gravity

When trade grew slack and notes fell due The merchants face grew long and blue; His dreams were troubled through the night With sheriff bailiffs all in sight. At this his wife unto him said Rise up at once get out of bed And get your paper ink and pen And advertise to all good men. He did as his good wife advised And in the papers advertised. Crowds came and bought of all he had; His notes were paid his dreams were glad; And he will tell you to this day How well did printers ink repay.
Unknown   Category: Advertising

If winning isnt important why keep score?
Unknown   Category: Everything

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered either by themselves or by others.
Unknown   Category: Genius

The west wasnt won on salad.
Unknown   Category: Food

And the blind will lead the blind and all Those too scared to see I am afraid beware the masque And the truth it conceals.
Unknown   Category: Blind

Whenever I get the energy to exercise I sit down until it passes.
Unknown   Category: Exercise

Live Free or Die
Unknown   Category: Freedom

Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.
Unknown   Category: Mountains

That which does not kill me had better be able to run away damn fast.
Unknown   Category: Kill

There are three possible parts to a date of which at least two must be offered: entertainment food and affection. It is customary to begin a series of dates with a great deal of entertainment a moderate amount of food and the merest suggestion of affection. As the amount of affection increases the entertainment can be reduced proportionately. When the affection IS the entertainment we no longer call it dating. Under no circumstances can the food be omitted.
Unknown   Category: Affection

If you are not afraid to ask 'why' you can change whatever you want.
Unknown   Category: Why

The future of the aircraft industry is still the responsibility of the engineer. Money alone never did and never will create anything.
Unknown   Category: Engineer

In God We Trust
Unknown   Category: Trust

To get to Heaven turn right keep straight.
Unknown   Category: Heaven

They say that diamonds are a girls best friend and a dog is a mans best friend. What does that tell us about which sex is smarter.
Unknown   Category: Diamond

Referees report: This paper contains much that is new and much that is true. Unfortunately that which is true is not new and that which is new is not true.
Unknown   Category: School

Probably the most neglected friend you have is you
Unknown   Category: You

Old gardeners never die they just go to seed.
Unknown   Category: Teach

Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring wedding ring and suffering.
Unknown   Category: Circus

Im a nobody nobody is perfect therefore Im perfect.
Unknown   Category: Logic

People throw away what they could have by insisting on perfection which they cannot have and looking for it where they will never find it.
Unknown   Category: Perfection

Stupid is a boundless concept.
Unknown   Category: Stupidity

Ah some love Paris And some Purdue. But love is an archer with a low I.Q. A bold bad bowman and innocent of pity. So I'm in love with New York City.
Unknown   Category: New

Where there is an open mind there will always be a frontier.
Unknown   Category: Frontiers

Gambling eating meat wine-bibbing adultery hunting thieving debauchery these seven things in this world lead to the hells.
Unknown   Category: Sin

Somebody who thinks logically is a nice contrast to the real world.
Unknown   Category: Contrast

When you think everything is hopeless A little ray of light comes from somewhere!
Unknown   Category: Proverb

The soul that can speak with its eyes can also kiss with a gaze.
Unknown   Category: Kissing

Beyond a wholesome discipline be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe no less than the trees or the stars; you have a right to be here.
Unknown   Category: Gentle

Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time. Some people bear three all they have now all they ever had and all they except to have.
Unknown   Category: Trouble

Adam Had 'em.
Unknown   Category: Adam

Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
William Frederick Bull Unknown   Category: Goals

If all my friends were to jump off a bridge I wouldn't jump with them. I'd be at the bottom to catch them.
Unknown   Category: Bridge

Bite off more than you can chew then chew it. Plan more than you can do then do it.
Unknown   Category: Dogma

Don't think you're on the right road just because it's a well-beaten path.
Unknown   Category: Habit

Sitting quietly doing nothing Spring comes and the grass grows by itself.
Unknown   Category: Do

Someday is not a day of the week.
Unknown   Category: Day

If it isnt one thing its another unless its neither.
Unknown   Category: If

The average American thinks he isnt.
Unknown   Category: Ego

Don't worry too much about what people think because they seldom do.
Unknown   Category: Others

I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed opponent.
Unknown   Category: Refuse

People will believe anything if you whisper it.
Unknown   Category: Gossip

As we learn to shorten the time between offense and forgiveness there becomes no time left for anger or vindictiveness.
Unknown   Category: Forgive

What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.
Unknown   Category: Education

We all are where we are because we want to be there.
Unknown   Category: Alike

The person who lives by himself and for himself is apt to be corrupted by the company he keeps.
Unknown   Category: Selfishness

Love at first sight is one of the greatest labor-saving devices the world has ever seen.
Unknown   Category: First

You can tell some fellows arent afraid of work by the way they fight it.
Unknown   Category: Work

You can lead a car to a highway but you cant make it think.
Unknown   Category: Prostitution

Boys flying kites draw in their white winged birds But you can't do that when you're flying words. Careful with fire is good advice we know But careful with words is ten times doubly so. Thoughts unexpressed my sometimes fall back dead But God Himself can't kill them once they're said.
Unknown   Category: Word

Theres nothing wrong with teenagers that reasoning with them wont aggravate.
Unknown   Category: Insults

If you chase two rabbits both will escape.
Unknown   Category: Greed

Happiness comes through doors you didnt even know you left open.
Unknown   Category: Happiness

Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can do is take a complete rest.
Unknown   Category: Rest

You are never fully dressed until you wear a smile.
Unknown   Category: Apparel

I want to live forever or die in the attempt.
Unknown   Category: Live

Reality is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes.
Unknown   Category: Reality

I don't believe in atheism.
Unknown   Category: Belief

Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession and therefore are most economical in its use.
Unknown   Category: Truth

If a pessimist is always right is he a realist?
Unknown   Category: Pessimist

Half of the people in the world are below average.
Unknown   Category: Average

The more you know the more there is to know.
Unknown   Category: Writing

Politicians are like diapers. They both need changing regularly and for the same reason.
Unknown   Category: Change

No matter what your past has been you have a spotless future.
Unknown   Category: Future

The end of the world is coming. Please pay your bill so we don't have to look all over hell for you.
Unknown   Category: Book

A bore is someone who when you ask him how he is tells you.
Unknown   Category: Bore

The Ten Commandments contain 297 words. The Bill of Rights is stated in 463 words. Lincoln's Gettysburg Address contains 266 words. A recent federal directive to regulate the price of cabbage contains 26911 words.
Unknown   Category: Bigotry

To boldly go where no one has gone before.
Unknown   Category: No

The common cold if left untreated lasts about two weeks. If treated with medication and rest it lasts about fourteen days.
Unknown   Category: Illness

There is no danger of developing eyestrain from looking on the bright side of things.
Unknown   Category: Optimism

The nature of God is a circle of which the centre is everywhere and the circumference is nowhere.
Unknown   Category: Center

Remember we all stumble every one of us. Thats why its a comfort to go hand-in-hand.
Unknown   Category: Comfort

If you don't find it in the index look very carefully through the entire catalogue.
Unknown   Category: Find

If it is to be it is up to me!
Unknown   Category: Be

An Irishman is the only man in the world who will step over the bodies of a dozen naked women to get to a bottle of stout.
Unknown   Category: Irish

Don't criticize your wife's judgment look whom she married.
Unknown   Category: Crisis

There is no They Only Us.
Unknown   Category: Us

The control center of your life is your attitude.
Unknown   Category: Attitude

Steel loses much of its value when it loses its temper.
Unknown   Category: Temper

Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.
Unknown   Category: Absurd

If Patrick Henry thought that taxation without representation was bad he should see how bad it is with representation.
Unknown   Category: Tax

I don't want to heal. I opened a wound right here. It hurts like hell. I don't want it to get better and I don't want to pretend that everythings all right.
Unknown   Category: Money

The man who wakes up and finds himself famous hasnt been asleep.
Unknown   Category: False

It is difficult for sorrow to intrude on a busy life.
Unknown   Category: Busy

This is my rule of married life: its better to be happy than to be right.
Unknown   Category: Marriage

A vision without a task is but a dream a task without a vision is drudgery a vision and a task is the hope of the world.
Unknown   Category: Vision

Immortality lies not in the things you leave behind but in the people your life has touched.
Unknown   Category: Immortality

What man does not understand he fears; and what he fears he tends to destroy.
Unknown   Category: Poetry

If it werent for the last minute nothing would get done.
Unknown   Category: Nothing

When a resolute fellow steps up to that great bully the world and takes him boldly by the beard he is often surprised to find that the beard comes off in his hand that it was only tied on to scare away timid adventurers.
Unknown   Category: World

Use your own best judgment at all times. [This is their entire policy manual.]
Unknown   Category: Best

If you cant get enthusiastic about your work its time to get alarmedsomething is wrong. Compete with yourself; set your teeth and dive into the job of breaking your own record. No one keeps up his or her enthusiasm automatically. Enthusiasm must be nourished with new actions new aspirations new efforts new vision. It is your own fault if your enthusiasm is gone; you have failed to feed it. If you want to turn hours into minutes renew your enthusiasm.
Unknown   Category: Enthusiasm