Some mistakes made in youth we are left to pay for the rest of our lives.
The young look forward; the old look backward.
We are both the main character and the audience to our own life.
Depriving yourself of what you don’t truly enjoy, is in fact a unique pleasure.
It is better to go down swinging than watch yourself strike out.
You may miss many, but then you hit a home run.
If fate exists, it must apply not just to every human, but to every spec of sand in the desert.
History is like a fine wine; it gets better with age.
The classics may survive the test of time but never by much.
Mistakes will happen. You can’t prevent all of them. Focus on the reaction, not just prevention.
Happiness is almost never pure; usually it stems from a sort of pressure, that also creates discomfort or even pain in some other way.
When sick, let time do its healing
Setting dictates action
The young wish to be old; the old wish to be young.
Good luck doesn’t catch you; only bad luck catches you. (mom)
Half of happiness is on the inside; the other half is on the outside.
Don’t judge someone by where he comes from; judge him by who he is.
Happiness is in the here and now.
Give a man work and give him his purpose.
The future belongs to the ones who prepare for it today. (Malcolm X)
Objects up close may not be what they seemed from afar
Success and failure are both teachers; success teaches you what to do. Failure teaches you what not to do.
It is your peers who are best suited to like you; it is they who are best suited to judge you
Whenever an excess is created in on direction, a deficiency is created in the opposite direction
The young appreciate the wisdom of theirs elders, simply because they haven’t had enough time and maturity to discover the same wisdom out for themselves
Life is an unending series of actions and reactions
All the good opportunities find you in the beginning, when you are not ready to take a risk; by the time you are ready to take a risk, there are no good opportunities left.
The mortal flaw of perfectionism is strictness; holding oneself and others to far too strict a standard that can never be met.
Wherever a good occurs in excess, a bad also occurs in excess.
He who does not look for signs does not see them; only he who looks for them sees them.
A storyteller writes what he cannot live
No story means as much to the reader as it does to its writer
Misery stalls time, while happiness makes it fly
Aren’t all marriages arranged? by the hand of God
Am i happy? Of course I am not happy, but I am busy and that’s good enough
Though I may be tired, I have strength enough to be happy
How can a sound move us more than a word? Music has more power over the human soul than does speech.
People like what they know, and they like what is like them, ie their own kind.
Do what you will, if you are not in the right place, you can never succeed
The bridge between the impossible and the possible is made of spirit
We should be better now than we were five years ago – Joel Osteen
Science can never provide me with faith, just as faith can never provide me with science.
Maybe its always been hard, maybe it always will be hard. . . with a bit of joy in between
If you put something in the right place, what you misplaced will turn up.
Perhaps God has a master plan that only he understands -Depeche Mode
Success is about the effort, not the outcome.
We are victim to our own perception.
One’s worth is not founded upon success or popularity, but rather on his who he is.
You can’t change the world… but you can change a small part of it
To have purpose is to live; life is purpose
History is not over.*
Normality is the most beautiful of all things.*
Each person is a piece in a puzzle assembled by God who finds the perfect fit for everyone in every situation to compose a wonderful picture of the whole world.
It’s not just survival of the fittest; it’s also survival of the ones who fit in, for acceptance into the group means survival, rejection means misfortune.
Only love breaks a heart – Modern Talking
Life is bestowed. Heaven is earned.
When you have nothing to play for, keep playing.
No one is judging you.
It is by seeing what we aren’t that we know who we are.
We see reality with our feelings not with our eyes.
Activity is a virtue. Passivity is a vice.
You already are a success.
There is a buildup to luck; once a special event occurs, luck is spent, and it takes time to build luck up again.
The objective to life is to fulfill your destiny.
It doesn’t matter what others may think of us; it only matters what we think of ourselves.
Be fair to others; be fair to yourself. Judge not others; judge not thy own self.
To start is always the hardest part.
Everything starts off with enthusiasm; the trick is to keep going when the enthusiasm wears off.
Work makes rest better. Rest makes work better.
How am I to get through this day? And only this day.
Cope, manage, deal.
The best version of yourself is the happy one.
You have no choice in choosing yourself, which is the most important choice you’ll ever make.
Somewhere deep inside there is a real me! -The Offspring
It doesn’t matter what the truth is; it only matters what we think the truth is!
Speak of anybody, and he will appear
Ignorance is bold. Knowledge is hesitant -popular
Opportunities find you when you are not ready; when you are, they are long past.
In life, we all go through the same things, just not at the same time.
Chance encounters must fit the bill of time and place; love can only find you when you’re already in heaven, hate can only find you when you’re already down and out.
To love the world is to be happy; he who loves the world and everything in it is found. He who hates it is lost.
Shiny apple skin can never compensate for rot at the core
The price for being good is not being bad; the price for being bad is not being good
One’s being is founded upon his definition of good
You believed at one time; now you stopped believing
Popularity is always a costly temptation
We always shun our equals in favor of our betters
Your life is the greatest story you will ever tell
Haven’t we all played each of life’s roles, the good, the bad, and the ugly?
The fool pays for his bliss with ignorance. The wise man pays for his wisdom with bliss.
Health is only valued by the sick.
It is easy to like those who are like you; the key is to also like those who are different from you
We make the world a better place by leaving behind children who are better than ourselves
Allow chance to take its course and it always arrives at fate
Oftentimes normal is best and what’s best is not normal
The imperfections make art. Exactness makes science
Everyone has a burden to bear
There are ten broken hearts for every light on Broadway -popular
Forget normal; be special!
Paths cross when two people have something to say
Work is happiness. Sloth is depression