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- When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important.
- Krishnamurti, Beginnings of Learning
- A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
- Robert Benchley (1889 - 1945)
- If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.'
- Jeff Foxworthy
- Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity.
- Unknown, Hanlon's Razor
- Think of life as a giant, fat cat you're in charge of. Sometimes you can control it, but other times, it's going to do what it wants and you have to roll with it. And sometimes you can do everything - everything you're s'posed to do- and it'll still shred all the things you hold dear... The only thing you can really do with life is rub its belly and prepare for the worst.
- Randy K. Milholland, Something Positive, 11-07-2011
- When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865), (attributed)
- You can only cure retail but you can prevent wholesale.
- Brock Chisholm
- Your mailbox is your window to your heart! Make sure you leave that window open!
- Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata, Animal Crossing: Wild World, 2005
- My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia.
- Dame Edna Everage (1934 - )
- We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)
- Find somebody to be successful for. Raise their hopes. Think of their needs.
- Barack Obama (1961 - ), Arizona State Commencement Speech, 2009
- I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.
- E. V. Lucas
- To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
- Bernard M. Baruch (1870 - 1965), 1940
- A gift - be it a present, a kind word or a job done with care and love - explains itself!... and if receivin' it embarrasses you, it's because your 'thanks box' is warped.
- Alice Childress
- Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878 - 1969)
- All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
- John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848)
- The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke (1917 - ), "Technology and the Future" (Clarke's second law)
- If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.
- Johnny Carson (1925 - 2005)
- Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn't mean it does not exist.
- Margaret Cho, Margaret Cho's weblog, 03-23-06
- To be always fortunate, and to pass through life with a soul that has never known sorrow, is to be ignorant of one half of nature.
- Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD)