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Some of my favorites.


 "Obstacles are those frightful things you see
when you take your eyes off your goal."


"Inspire somebody.  Inspire somebody to want to be you some day."
"The Family Altar will Alter the Family."  Church Marquee
"Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it."  Bill Cosby
"As you climb the ladder of success, check occasionally to make sure it is leaning against the right wall."  Anonymous 
"Nothing is so strong as gentleness and nothing is so gentle as real strength."  Ralph Sockman
"His wisdom is sublime; His heart profoundly kind; God never is before His time and never is behind."  Lynch
"Kindness trumps greed: it asks for sharing.  Kindness trumps fear: it calls forth gratefulness and love.  Kindness trumps even stupidity, for with sharing and love, one learns."
"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God."
“Don’t get so focused on the empty tomb that you forget to talk to the gardener."  Unknown

"One day at a time, this is enough.  Do not grieve over the past for it has gone.  Do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come.  Live in the present and make it so beautiful it will be worth remembering.” Unknown

"These are trying times. Most of us have to do without the things our parents never heard of."

"The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains.  The superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires."  William A. Ward

"God's promises are like the stars; the darker the night, the brighter they shine."  David Nicholas
"How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone."  Coco Chanel
"Adversity is the prosperity of the great.  Kites rise against, not with, the wind."  (Prometheus Unbound. Percy Bysshe Shelley)
“An optimist is a man who spends his last dollar to buy a new billfold.”
“Today is the day you make your choices for tomorrow.”
“What you think about & talk about, you bring about.”
“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.”  William Arthur Ward
“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.”  Thomas A. Edison
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going, when you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this…you haven’t.
“What you do with your problem is far more important than what your problem does to you.”
"Never confuse the person you are today with the person you can & will become!"
"When it rains, you can either look down at the mud or up at the Rainbow."
"We all have a few failures under our belt.  It's what makes us ready for the successes."  Randy K. Milholland
Ephesians 1:4  "Long ago, even before He made the world, God chose us to be His very own, through what Christ would do for us; He decided then to make us holy in His eyes, without a single fault - we who stand before Him covered with His love."
"The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up."  Mark Twain
"A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her." — Max Lucado
"Treat a child as though he already is the person he's capable of becoming."  Haim Ginott
"Nothing makes a person more productive than the last minute."  Unknown
"Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them."  Lady Bird Johnson
"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog."  Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Tact is the art of making guests feel at home when that's really where you wish they were."  George E. Bergman
"Manners are the happy way of doing things."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said."  Peter F. Drucker
"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life."  Sandra Carey
"True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing." - Socrates
"It will never rain roses:  when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses."  George Eliot
"Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want - to impress people they don't like."  Will Rogers
"You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need."  Jerry Gillies
"When things go wrong, don't go with them."  Elvis Presley
"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."  Milton Berle
"If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else."  Yogi Berra
"True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing."  Socrates


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