Be not afraid of going slowly; be only afraid of standing still.
		--Chinese Proverb

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
		--Vidal Sassoon

Happiness is as a butterfly which when pursued is always beyond our grasp,
but which if you will sit down quietly may alight upon you.
		--Nathaniel Hawthorne

Ideals are like stars.  You will not succeed in touching them with your hands.
But, like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your
guides and following them you will reach your destiny.

Everything you can imagine is real.

We are what we pretend to be, but we better be very careful what we pretend.
		--Kurt Vonnegut

When I discover who I am, I'll be free.
		--Ralph Ellison

Never argue with a fool.  Someone watching may not be able to tell the

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.

And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.

If you choose not to decide -- you still have made a choice!
		--Neil Peart

When did I realize I was God?  Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized
I was talking to myself.
		--Peter O'Toole, The Ruling Class

If you can't convince them, confuse them.
		--Harry S Truman

To err is human, to forgive divine.
		--Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend,
as to find a friend worth dying for.

The worst prison would be a closed heart.

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius.
		--Larry Leissner

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.
		--Daisaku Ikeda

Whatever you do will be insignificant,
but it is very important that you do it.
		--Mahatma Gandhi

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

Õpetajad avavad ukse, kuid sisenema pead sa ise.
		-- Unknown

Andesta alati oma vaenlastele. Miski ei vihasta neid rohkem.
		-- Oscar Wilde

Mõnede inimeste mõtted on nii madalad, et need ei ulatu peani.
		-- Stanislaw Jerzy Lee

Meie suurim voorus ei seisne mitte selles, et me kunagi ei kuku,
vaid selles, et me pärast iga kukkumist uuesti tõuseme.
		-- Konfutsius

Never deprive someone of hope -- it may be all they have.

A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than
a life spent doing nothing.

The future belongs to those who dare.

I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of
tyranny over the mind of man.
		--Thomas Jefferson

Life is like a sewer... what you get out of it depends on
what you put into it.
		--Tom Lehrer

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
		--Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
		--Confucius, Analects

The human brain is like a railroad freight car --
guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty.

I have decided that suicide is completely out of the question.
I refuse to end the suffering of others...
No, I must contemplate homicide and end the suffering of one... ME!!!

To err is human, to blame the next guy even more so.

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even
where there is no river.
		--Nikita Khrushchev

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical
substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Science may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no
remedy for the worst of them all--the apathy of human beings.
		--Helen Keller

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask
remains a fool forever.
		--Chinese proverb

Honor isn't about making the right choices.
It's about dealing with the consequences.
		--Midori Koto

The brain is a wonderful organ.  It starts working the moment you get up
in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
		--Robert Frost

Imagination is more important than knowledge....
		--Albert Einstein

A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
		--Wilson Mizner

The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's
unfamiliar territory.
		--Paul Fix

I must stand up in search of the truth, if I don't I only roll with the
flow of the lie and make it stronger.

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so
certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
		--Bertrand Russell

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
		--Old Indian saying

They're funny things, Accidents.
You never have them till you're having them.
		--Eeyore, Pooh's Little Instruction Book,
				inspired by A. A. Milne

If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient.
It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
		--Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A. A. Milne

Cynics are made, not born.

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it,
is committing another mistake.

Wise men talk because they have something to say;
fools, because they have to say something.

Learn not only to find what you like, learn to like what you find.
		--Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

Develop a passion for learning.  If you do, you will never cease to grow.
		--Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart.
		--Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well.
		--Joe Ancis

I love deadlines.  I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
		--Douglas Adams

I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it.
		--Ashleigh Brilliant

If you believe everything you read, better not read.
		--Japanese proverb

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
		--Oscar Levant

Part of being sane, is being a little bit crazy.
		--Janet Long

Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
		--Friedrich Nietzsche

Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
		--Aldous Huxley

Our way is not soft grass, it's a mountain path with lots of rocks.
But it goes upward, forward, toward the sun.
		--Ruth Westheimer

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
		--Marcus Garvey

May the road rise to meet you.  May the wind always be at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your
fields and, until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.
		--Irish Blessing

Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall
instead of using it.
		--Gordon R. Dickson

Words -- so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary,
how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how
to combine them.
		--Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

One who walks in another's tracks leaves no footprints.

The only one who can tell you "you can't" is you.
And you don't have to listen.
		--Nike advertisement

If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend,
I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.

Your mind is like a parachute.  It only works if it is open.
		--Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

Those who stare at the past have their backs turned to the future.

They can because they think they can.

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
		--Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you can't return a favor, pass it on.
		--Louise Brown

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,
all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read,
and all the friends I want to see.
		--John Burrough

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even
touched.  They must be felt.

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
		--Josh Billings

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into,
but hard to get out of.

Time goes by so fast, people go in and out of your life.
You must never miss the opportunity to tell these people
how much they mean to you.
		--From the last episode of "Cheers"

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
		--Robert F. Kennedy

Obstacles are those frightful things you see
when you take your eyes off the goal.
		--Hannah More

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
		--Harry S Truman

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!
		--Emiliano Zapata

What we do for ourselves dies with us.  What we do for others
and the world remains and is immortal.
		--Albert Pine

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished
by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
		--Dale Carnegie

Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
		--John F. Kennedy

Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
		--Roger Babson

Tell me and I'll forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I'll understand.
		--Chinese Proverb

One day at a time- this is enough.  Do not look back and grieve over the past,
for it is gone; and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not
yet come.  Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be
worth remembering.
		--Ida Scott Taylor.

This life is yours.  Take the power to choose what you want to do and
do it well.  Take the power to love what you want in life and love it
honestly.  Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature.
Take the power to control your own life.  No one else can do it for you.
Take the power to make your life happy.
		--Susan Polis Schutz

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
		--Helen Keller

My illness is due to my doctor's insistence that I drink milk,
a whitish fluid they force down helpless babies.
		--W. C. Fields

Smile -- It's the second best thing you can do with your lips.

A friend is someone who sees through you and still enjoys the view.
		--Wilma Askinas

Use what talents you possess:  the woods would be very silent if no birds
sang there except those that sang the best.

Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful,
is the basic building block of the universe.  I dispute that.
I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen,
and that is the basic building block of the universe.
		--Frank Zappa

Someday is not a day of the week.

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of,
he always declares that it is his duty.
		--George Bernard Shaw

Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things.
The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions:
could have, might have, and should have.
		--Louis E. Boone

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
		--Alan Kay

I don't like that man.  I must get to know him better.
		--Abraham Lincoln

There are two rules for success. . .
1) Never tell everything you know.
		--Roger H. Lincoln

A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.

No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend
until he is unhappy.
		--Thomas Fuller

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to
the town gossip.
		--Will Rogers

Security is mostly a superstition.  It does not exist in nature....
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
		--Helen Keller, The Open Door (1957)

Telling the future by looking at the past assumes that conditions
remain constant.  This is like driving a car by looking in the
rearview mirror.
		--Herb Brody

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
		--Lily Tomlin

If you get up one more time than you fall you will make it through.
		--Chinese Proverb

The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level
of thinking that created them.
		--Albert Einstein (1897-1955)

He who has an opinion of his own, but depends on the opinion and tastes
of others is a slave.

Don't be dismayed at good-byes.
A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.
And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes,
is certain for those who are friends.
		--Richard Bach

A great many people think they are thinking when they are
merely rearranging their prejudices.
		--William James

In a full heart there is room for everything,
and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
		--Antonio Porchia, Voces

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
		--Robert G. Ingersoll (1833-1899)

For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.
		--Henry Louis Mencken

He who learns but does not think, is lost!  He who thinks but does not learn
is in great danger.

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.

Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth -- more than ruin -- more 
even than death....  Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and 
terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and 
comfortable habit.  Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. 
 Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief 
glory of man.
		--Bertrand Russell

You must first get along with yourself before you can get along with others.
		--Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

Temper gets you into trouble.  Pride keeps you there.

The only real failure in life is the failure to try.

The most important things in life aren't things.
		--Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

Of those who say nothing, few are silent.
		--Thomas Neil

A person travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to 
find it.
		--George Moore

My classmates would make sex to anything that moves,
but i never saw a reason to limit myself

When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes;
when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not
even our virtues.
		-- Balzac

Life is wasted on the living.
		-- The Restaurant at the Edge of the Universe.

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.
		-- American proverb

The person who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.

A conclusion is simply the place where someone got tired of thinking.

I loathe people who keep dogs.  They are cowards who haven't got the guts
to bite people themselves.
		-- August Strindberg

Renning's Maxim:
	Man is the highest animal.  Man does the classifying.

If a small child asks you where rain comes from, I think a reasonable response
is simply that "God is crying."  And, if he asks you why God is crying, the
only possible answer is "Probably because of something you did."

Someday your prints will come.
		-- Kodak

        One thing, at least it proves that you're alive!

All my life I wanted to be someone; I guess I should have been more specific.
		-- Jane Wagner

Whenever anyone says, "theoretically," they really mean "not really".
		-- Dave Parnas

The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense
		-- Picasso

Immortality -- a fate worse than death.
		-- Edgar A. Shoaff

Acquaintance, n.:
A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well
enough to lend to.
		-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

I heard a definition of an intellectual, that I thought was very
interesting: a man who takes more words than are necessary to tell
more than he knows.
		-- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Opium is very cheap considering you don't
feel like eating for the next six days.
		-- Taylor Mead, famous transvestite

Knowledge is power.
		-- Francis Bacon

I just forgot my whole philosophy of life!!!

Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think
about sex at all... they become lawyers.
		-- Woody Allen

There is never enough time to do it right the first time, but there is
always enough time to do it over.

Q:      What's the difference between Bell Labs and the Boy Scouts of America?
A:      The Boy Scouts have adult supervision.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
		-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
		-- Derek Bok, president of Harvard

A computer scientist is someone who fixes things that aren't broken.
		-- Unknown

Anybody with money to burn will easily find someone to tend the fire.
		-- Unknown

One can search the brain with a microscope and not find the
mind, and can search the stars with a telescope and not find God.
		-- J. Gustav White

Manly's Maxim:
	Logic is a systematic method of coming to the wrong conclusion
	with confidence.

The woman cries before he wedding, the man after. 
		-- Proverb 

Marriage is a souvenir of love. 
		-- Rowland. 

Life is like nothing I've ever seen.
		-- Arthur Penn

We experience moments absolutely free from worry. 
These brief respites are called panic.
		-- Cullen Hightower. 

We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
		-- Syrus. 

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; 
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
		-- Sir Winston Churchill 

A man who has no imagination has no wings. 
		-- Ali.

No one respects a talent that is concealed. 
		-- Erasmus.

Not everything that can be counted counts,
and not everything that counts can be counted. 
		-- Albert Einstein.

A lie gets halfway around the world before 
the truth has a chance to get its pants on. 
		-- Sir Winston Churchill.

The artist is nothing without the gift, 
but the gift is nothing without work. 
		-- Emile Zola.

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
		-- Thomas Jefferson.

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies,
but the silence of our friends.
		-- Martin Luther King Jr. 

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; 
if not, you'll become a philosopher. 
		-- Socrates.

Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.
		-- Wilson Mizner.

Opportunities multiply as they are seized. 
		-- Sun Tzu.

It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims. 
		-- Aristotle.

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. 
		-- Albert Einstein.

The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people. 
		-- Lucille S. Harper.

Respect cannot be learned, purchased, or acquired; it can only be earned. 
		-- Bits & Pieces.

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty 
has wasted thirty years of his life. 
		-- Ali.

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
		-- Henry David Thoreau

My interest is in the future,
because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.
		-- Charles F. Kettering

The way to be nothing is to do nothing.
		-- Howe

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem,
but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
		-- John Foster Dulles

Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.
		-- James Ling

Some people work just hard enough to not get fired,
and some companies pay just enough that they won't quit.
		-- Louis E. Boone

The 2 common reasons for losing are not knowing you're competing,
and not knowing with whom you really are competing.
		-- Philip Simborg, Grubb & Ellis Company

There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he be willing to climb himself.
		-- Andrew Carnegie

When one teaches, two learn.
		-- Robert Half

There is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out.
		--Russian proverb

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that
one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
		--A. A. Milne

When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is;
when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be,
we make him what he should be.
		--Johann Goethe

Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that
man can never learn anything from history.

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw 
all the paint on it you can.
		--Danny Kaye

For a long time it had seemed to me that life was 
about to begin -- real life.  But there was always some obstacle in the way.
Something to be got through first, some unfinished business,
time still to be served, a debt to be paid.  Then life would begin.
At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.
		--Fr. Alfred D'Souza

Only the winners decide what were war crimes.
		--Gary Wills

I don't wish to be everything to everyone,
but I would like to be something to someone.

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us.
That's why it's a comfort to go hand-in-hand.

Õnnelik olla, see tähendab jõuda üle ärevast õnneootusest
		-- Maeterlinck

According to the obituary notices, 
a mean and unimportant person never dies.
		-- Unknown

Only a fool has no doubts.
		-- Unknown

If we were meant to get up early, 
God would have created us with alarm clocks.
		-- Unknown

A perfectly honest woman, a woman who never flatters, who never manages,
who never cajoles, who never conceals, who never uses her eyes, who never
speculates on the effect which she produces, who never is conscious of
unspoken admiration, what a monster, I say, would such a female be!
		-- Thackeray

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
		-- Albert Einstein

After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask
why I have no monument than why I have one
		-- Cato the Elder (234-149 BC, AKA Marcus Porcius Cato)

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle. 
The other is as though everything is a miracle
		-- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart;
and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.
		-- Sir Winston Churchill

Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung
	-- Voltaire

Yesterday is not our to recover, 
but tomorrow is ours to win or lose
		--Lyndon B. Johnson

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it
		--Jonathan Winters, Comedian

Anyone who says the days of opportunity are over is copping out
		--Ann Landers

Discoveries are often made by not following instructions,
by going off the main road, by trying the untried
		--Frank Tyger in Forbes

Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions.  
You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg.

You cannot achieve the impossible without attempting the absurd

I used to think I was a child; now I think I am an adult -- not because
I no longer do childish things, but because those I call adults are no
more mature than I am
		--Unknown (Unixi accoundist sain tegelikult...)

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. 
Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird

Friends... they cherish each other's hopes.
They are kind to each others dreams.
		--Henry David Thoreau  

A friend is what the heart needs all the time.
		--Henry van Dyke

A true friend warms you by her presence, 
trusts you with her secrets, 
remembers you in her prayers

Friendship is always a sweet responsiblity, never an opportunity
		--Kahil Gibran

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
		--Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can make me laugh, make me cry,
make me mad and cheer me up... then you are a friend.

One advantage of talking to 
yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening.
                -- Franklin P. Jones

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