Wisdom & Humour

♫♬♬♫ Laughter/Humour: 

  • He who laughs lasts. - Mary P. Poole 
  • If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now. - Marie Osmond
  • Those who can't laugh at themselves leave the job to others.
  • He who laughs last didn’t get the joke. - Unknown
  • Blessed is he who has learned to laugh at himself for he shall never cease to be entertained. - John Boswell
  • "A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs -- jolted by every pebble in the road." - Henry Ward Beecher
  • "An optimist laughs to forget. A pessimist forgets to laugh." - Unknown
  • "One of the best things people can have up their sleeve is a funny bone" - Unknown
  • Humor is mankind's greatest blessing. Twain
  • Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place. Twain
  • Life is better when you’re laughing.

Happiness:

  • You will miserable for certain IF you don’t take the risk to be happy.
  • The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else up. Mark Twain
  • It is not happy people who are thankful; It is thankful people who are happy.
  • Happiness is good health and a bad memory. - Ingrid Bergman
  • “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go” - Oscar Wilde
  • Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow. ~Old Swedish Proverb
  • Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. - Benjamin Disraeli
  • Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.
  • A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour – anon
  • Somedays, you just have to create your own sunshine.
  • A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything. - Irish Proverb
  • If you see somebody without a smile, give them yours.
  • Waiting for someone else to make you happy is the best way to be sad. Jeffrey Benjamin
  • Almost anything can be joyful. It’s a matter of your point of view.
  • Never base your happiness on someone else.
  • Every sixty seconds spent upset is a minute of happiness you’ll never get back.
  • Happiness will never come to those who don’t appreciate what they already have.
  • Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you have decided to look beyond the imperfections.

Funny:

  • Procrastinate now, don't put it off.
  • I used to think I was indecisive, but now I’m not so sure.
  • If someone calls you a crazy freak, just thank them. Nothing throws people off like a proud, polite crazy freak!
  • I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.
  • I hate it when I meow at cats and they don’t meow back. Unbelievably rude.
  • I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying. - Oscar Wilde
  • What I do when I see someone pretty is I stare I smile then when I get tired I put the mirror down. Anonymous 
  • Five out of four people have trouble with fractions. - Unknown
  • Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, age don't matter.
  • Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
  • I am different from Washington. I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won't. Twain
  • It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it. Twain
  • Sorry, I can’t hangout. My uncle’s cousin’s sister in law’s best friend’s insurance agent’s roommate’s pet goldfish died. Maybe next time.
  • Avoid fruits and nuts. You are what you eat. - Jim Davis
  • It’s frustrating when you know all the answers, but nobody bothers to ask you the questions. - Anonymous
  • I can please only one person per day. Today is not your day. Tomorrow isn’t looking good, either. - Anonymous

Inspiration:

  • Never let a bad day be enough to go and talk you in to giving up. - Carrie Underwood
  • And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Lincoln
  • "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are." - John Wooden

Funny Truth:

  • Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers
  • The main thing is keeping the main thing the main thing. - German Proverb
  • Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
  • If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?
  • “The difference between try and triumph is a little umph. ”
  • Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
  • It is no exaggeration to say that the undecided could go one way or another.
  • Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
  • Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia. - Charles M. Schulz
  • Let’s have a moment of silence for all those who are stuck in traffic on their way to the gym to ride stationary bicycles.
  • School is killing us. Textbooks are made from paper, paper is made from trees, we need trees for oxygen. Thus, school is killing us.
  • If you tickle me, I’m not responsible for your injuries.
  • If people winked in real life as much as they do in text messages, this world would be a pretty creepy place.
  • "A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep" — H. Auden 
  • "Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with." — Author Unknown 
  • Many of us spend half our time wishing for things we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing. - Alexander Woollcott
  • No one gossips about other people's secret virtues. - Bertrand Russell
  • "The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits." - Albert Einstein
  • Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. Twain
  • Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable. Twain
  • I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. Twain
  • If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. That is the difference between dog and man. Twain 
  • “Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.” ― Will Rogers
  • “When you find yourself in a hole, quit digging.” ― Will Rogers
  • That awkward moment when you’ve said “What?” three times and still have no idea what the person is talking about, so you just agree.
  • The awkward moment you laugh and think your friend is joking.
  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources." - Albert Einstein
  • Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. - Louis Hector Berlioz
  • There are three types of people in this world: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened. - Unknown
  • “Hospitality: making your guests feel like they’re at home, even if you wish they were.” - Unknown
Truth:

  • There is more to life than increasing its speed. - M. K. Gandhi
  • It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. - Harry S. Truman
  • If you don’t run your own life, somebody else will. - John Atkinson
  • Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
  • Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
  • The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
  • “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”
  • If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
  • The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence. Bertrand Russell
  • "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing." - Albert Einstein
  • "Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." - Albert Einstein
  • Though at first the memory may be defective, it will gain strength through excercise. E.G.W.
  • "Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school." - Albert Einstein
  • "Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach." - Albert Einstein
  • "Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts." - Albert Einstein
  • "More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them." - Harold J. Smith
  • The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. ― Albert Einstein
  • If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it.
  • “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ― Mark Twain
  • “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt
  • We shouldn't pray for a lighter load to carry, but for a stronger back to endure. Brother Yun
  • You can never really know the scriptures, until you're willing to be changed by them. Brother Yun
  • I feel alive when I'm not forgotten. ~ Gianna Jensen
  • I am not defined by my suffering. ~ Gianna Jensen
  • Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t. - Erica Jong
  • Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it and carry on. - Churchill
  • Anger is one letter short of danger. - Anonymous
  • Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. Twain
  • “A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.” - John C. Maxwell
  • I think a compliment ought to always precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception. Twain
  • If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. Twain
  • It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. Twain
  • It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. Twain
  • Just the omission of Jane Austen's books alone would make a fairly good library out of a library that hadn't a book in it. Twain
  • In order for you to insult me, I would first have to value your opinion. 
  • Winners don’t quit and quitters don’t win.
  • Rejection doesn’t hurt, expectation does. Lies don’t kill, denial does. “Forget” doesn’t heal, “forgive” does.
  • Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
  • There comes a time when silence is betrayal. - Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Big or small, lies are lies.
  • Never trust someone who lies to you; never lie to someone who trusts you.
  • It's harder to crack a prejudice than an atom. - Einstein
  • Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.The faults of others are like the lights of an oncoming car - they only seem more glaring than our own. - Anonymous

Thoughts:

  • Change your thoughts and you change your world.
  • Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right. - Henry Ford
  • Instead of thinking what could go wrong, think of what could go right.
  • “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”
  • The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking. - Albert Einstein
  • The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another ~William James
  • The only reason people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory. Paul Fix
  • Take care of your thoughts and your actions will take care of themselves. - Daniel Orcutt
  • You cannot tailor make you situations in life, but you can tailor make your attitudes to fit those situations. - Zig Ziglar
  • Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
  • What consumes your mind, controls your life.

Life:

  • Try not to become a man of success but a man of value. - Albert Einstein
  • Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
  • Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
  • Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it over and over.
  • “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.”
  • “Don’t wait for something big to occur. Start where you are, with what you have, and that will always lead you into something greater.”
  • “It is not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.”
  • It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. Twain
  • Without fools the rest of us could not succeed. - Mark Twain
  • That awkward moment when you’re trying to be totally serious, but something makes you laugh.
  • Never give up on something you really want. It’s difficult to wait, but worse to regret.
  • Refuse to lose. Refuse to be defeated. Refuse to be cheated and refuse to have regrets.
  • I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. - Michael Jordan
  • Forget what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you.
  • Be strong when you are weak, brave when you are scared, and humble when you are victorious.
  • Tough times don’t last, tough people do.
  • Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing to do. But to hold yourself together when everyone would expect you to fall apart; that is true strength.
  • Dreams don’t work unless you do.
  • Life has many different chapters for us. One bad chapter doesn’t mean it’s the end of the book.
  • A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.
  • You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. - Christopher Columbus
  • Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change. - Jim Rohn
  • You don’t drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there.
  • You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do. - Henry Ford
  • "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein

Marriage/Relationships:
  • A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
  • What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. - Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy 
  • The problem with girls is they pretend not to like you, when they do. The problem with guys is they pretend they like you, when they don’t.
  • If a woman asks you a question, it’s better to tell her the truth because chances are she’s asking you because she already knows the answer.
  • To find out a girl’s faults, praise her to her girl friends. - Benjamin Franklin
  • A little jealousy in a relationship is healthy, it’s nice to know someone’s afraid to lose you.
  • The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree and still hold hands.
  • Sometimes, the best way to get a person’s attention is to stop giving them yours.
  • The biggest coward is a man who awakens a woman’s love with no intention of loving her. - Bob Marley
  • "Treat me like a joke, and I’ll leave you like it’s funny."

Love:

  • "Truth becomes hard if it is not softened by love; love becomes soft if it is not strengthened by truth." ~ J. Scott
  • "Love at first sight is possible, but it pays to take a second look." — Author Unknown 
  • “Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” - Franklin P. Jones
  • Mathematics is like love; a simple idea, but it can get complicated.
  • The more anger you hold in your heart towards the past, the less capable you are of loving the present.

Facebook:
  • You don’t have to like me, I’m not a Facebook status.
  • Face your problems, don’t facebook them.
  • Liking your own Facebook status is like giving your self a high five in public.
Miscellaneous:
  • I don’t know karate but, I do know crazy and, I’m not afraid to use it.
  • I may not be the girl that everyone wants, but at least I am not the girl that everyone’s had.
  • I’m the kind of girl who will burst out laughing because of something that happened the day before.
  • As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do. - Andrew Carnegie

War:

  • "He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder." Einstein
  • War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
America/Government/Politics/Tax:
  • In America anyone can become president. That’s the problem. - George Carlin
  • Income tax has made liars out of more Americans than golf. Will Rogers
  • The trouble with political jokes is that very often they get elected. - Will Rogers
  • “America is a country where half the money is spent buying food, and the other half is spent trying to lose weight.” - Unknown
  • "With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law, and every time they make a law it's a joke." - Will Rogers
  • Don’t steal, don’t lie, don’t cheat, don’t sell drugs. The government hates competition!
  • “Politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly, and for the same reason.” - José Maria de Eça de Queiroz
  • A tax is a fine for doing well, a fine is a tax for doing wrong. - Unknown
  • “Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.” - Plato
  • “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.” - Mark Twain
  • Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. - Robert Louis Stevenson
  • It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. - Voltaire
  • It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress. Twain
  • It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. Twain
  • Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. ~Nikita Khrushchev
  • George Washington is the only president who didn't blame the previous administration for his troubles.  ~Author Unknown
  • Members of Congress should be compelled to wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers, so we could identify their corporate sponsors.  ~Caroline Baum
  • If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.  ~Emma Goldman
Work:
  • At work: When you don't know what to do, walk fast and look worried. 
  • At work: If you are good, you will be assigned all the work. If you are really good, you will get out of it. 
  • "If you do a job too well, you will get stuck with it.” - Unknown
  • “To err is human, to blame it on somebody else shows management potential.” - Unknown
  • An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less. - Nicholas Murray Butler
  • "I thought I wanted a career, turns out I just wanted paychecks." — Author Unknown 
  • Opportunity is missed by most people because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work.
  • What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
  • Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
  • Well done is better than well said.
Creationism:
  • A good soup can sustain life, but I know of no evidence that soup produced life. - Ronald E. Johnson
  • Natural selection can explain the survival of the fittest, but not the arrival of the fittest. - Hugo DeVries
Banks:
  • A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. - Robert Frost & Mark Twain
  • A bank is a place that lends you money, if you can prove that you don't need it.
Proverbs:
English Proverbs:
  • When the going gets tough, the tough get going. 
  • No man is an island.
  • Fortune favours the bold.
  • Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
  • Discretion is the greater part of valor.
  • You can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.
  • A watched bot never boils.
  • A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.
  • Honesty is the best policy.
  • If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.
  • Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.
  • Take heed of enemies reconciled, and of meat twice boiled.
  • He that seeks trouble never misses. 
  • To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming. 
  • He who would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom.
  • Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them. 
Other:
  • A closed mouth catches no flies. ~ Italian Proverb
  • A little too late, is much too late. ~ German Proverb
  • A man is not honest simply because he never had a chance to steal. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • A rumor goes in one ear and out many mouths. ~ Chinese proverb
  • A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. ~ French Proverb
  • No rose without a thorn, or a love without a rival. ~ Turkish Proverb
  • Not the cry, but the flight of the wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • A wise man hears one word and understands two. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Nothing dries sooner than tears. ~ Latin Proverb
  • Nothing is as burdensome as a secret. ~ French Proverb
  • After shaking hands with a Greek, count your fingers. ~ Albanian Saying
  • Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet. ~ French Proverb
  • An ass in Germany is a professor in Rome. ~ Traditional German Saying
  • An Englishman will burn his bed to catch a flea. ~ Turkish Proverb
  • Politics is a rotten egg; if broken, it stinks. ~ Russian Proverb
  • Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest. ~ Malabar Proverb 
  • Praise the young and they will blossom. ~  Irish Proverb 
  • Procrastination is the thief of time. ~ Proverb of Unknown Origin
  • Seek counsel of him who makes you weep, and not of him who makes you laugh. ~ Arabic Proverb
  • Small children give you headache; big children heartache. ~ Russian Proverb
  • Commit a sin twice and it will not seem a crime. ~ Jewish Saying
  • Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse. ~ Japanese Proverb
  • Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • The innkeeper loves the drunkard, but not for a son-in-law. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • The light heart lives long. ~  Irish Proverb 
  • The mills of God grind slowly but they grind finely. ~  Irish Proverb 
  • Every ass loves to hear himself bray. ~ Proverb of Unknown Origin
  • Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald. ~ Eastern Proverb 
  • Fortune is a woman; if you neglect her today do not expect to regain her tomorrow. ~ French Proverb
  • The tallest blade of grass is the first to be cut by the scythe. ~ Russian Proverb
  • Friends are lost by calling often and calling seldom. ~ French Proverb
  • The tongue like a sharp knife..Kills without drawing blood. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Give neither counsel nor salt till you are asked for it. ~ Italian Proverb
  • Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth. ~ French Proverb
  • The wise adapt themselves to circumstances, as water molds itself to the pitcher. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Good advice is often annoying, bad advice never. ~ French Proverb
  • There are only two types of Chinese -- those who give bribes and those who take them. ~ Russian Proverb
  • There is plenty of sound in an empty barrel. ~ Russian Proverb
  • To be rich is not everything, but it certainly helps. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • To teach is to learn. ~ Japanese Proverb
  • To whom you tell your secrets, to him you resign your liberty. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • Today is the first day of the rest of your life. North American Saying
  • Hygiene is two thirds of health. ~ Lebanese Proverb
  • Truth has a handsome countenance but torn garments. ~  German Proverb 
  • If rich people could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make a wonderful living. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • If you take big paces you leave big spaces. ~ Burmese Proverb
  • If you wish to die young, make your physician your heir. ~ Romanian Proverb
  • If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • What you can not avoid, welcome. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • When a twig grows hard it is difficult to twist it. Every beginning is weak. ~ Irish Proverb
  • When the apple is ripe it will fall. ~ Irish Proverb 
  • It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. ~ African Proverb
  • It is not a secret if it is known by three people. ~ Irish Proverb 
  • Where the tongue slips, it speaks the truth. ~ Irish Proverb
  • Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater one. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Love enters a man through his eyes, woman through her ears. Polish Proverb
  • You have to kiss a lot of toads before you find a handsome prince. ~ North American Proverb
  • You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. ~ Irish Proverb
  • Many a friend was lost through a joke, but none was ever gained so. ~ Czech Proverb
  • Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare. - Japanese proverb


Lord, if I am wrong, make me willing to change, and if I am right, make me easy to live with. ~ Peter Marshall
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"If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't been in bed with a mosquito"
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A house divided against itself cannot stand. ~ Abraham Lincoln; Matthew 12:25
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Takes one hole to sink a ship, takes one sin to sink your life. ~ Pilgrims Progress
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Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? ~ Abraham Lincoln
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"Kill 'em with kindness"
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Avoid popularity if you would have peace. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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"Never get into a spraying match with a skunk."
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Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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A man convinced against his will, is of the same opinion still.
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He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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A hug is the perfect gift - one size fits all and no one minds if you give it back.
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How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage. ~ Martin Luther
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I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched; they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller
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I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. ~ Franklin P. Jones
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I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.
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I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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There is a difference between knowledge and wisdom.
Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit not a vegetable.
Wisdom is knowing not to include it in a fruit salad.
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I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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"The ultimate ignorance is rejecting something you know nothing about."~ Anonymous
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I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, sings. ~ Ed Gardner
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I don't like that man. I must get to know him better. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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The best vitamin for making friends.... B1.
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I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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Do not walk in front of me, I may not follow,
Do not walk behind me, I may not lead, but walk beside me and be my friend!
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I walk slowly, but I never walk backward. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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Friends are like balloons; once you let them go, you might not get them back.
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I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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"Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is mystery, Today is a gift, that's why it's called the Present" --Unknown
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Important principles may, and must, be inflexible. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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"No man can be true to principle without exciting opposition."
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In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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  1. That quote by Abraham Licoln: "A house divided against itself cannot stand", comes from Matthew 12:25.

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    1. Yeah, I know. He actually said "Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all." ~ Abraham Lincoln

      He probably got most of his quotes from the Bible. :D It wouldn't surprise me.

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  2. there are some great quotes there!

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