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A long list of quotes in no particular order.

A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. - Alexander Pope

Nothing surpasses the beauty and elegance of a bad idea. - Craig Bruce

Dance like it hurts, love like you need money, work when people are watching. - Scott Adams

Perception is based on many things, but not least is your expectations. Lose them and you’ll see things differently.

Draw the line before someone draws it for you.

It’s easy to make things difficult. It’s difficult to make things easy.

If you don’t ask, the answer is already no.

Never judge a man until you’ve laid in his grave.

Time is the greatest critic of all.

It’s funny how often people who demand respect fail to show it for others.

Things end. People change, and you know what? Life goes on.

Nothing is impossible to the man who doesn’t have to do it.

The hapless always have at least one credible card to play: that their circumstances cannot get much worse.

It’s always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile. - Garry Marshall

It’s not a sport unless there is danger of death.

A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own.

If you’re the smartest person in the room you’re in the wrong room.

Wash your hands and say your prayers, ‘cause germs and Jesus are everywhere.

Don’t bother reading between the lines. Turn the page.

Keep your gratitude higher than your expectations.

Be humble in victory and gracious in defeat. - Christopher Earle

Let’s take the high road. It’s uphill, but we need the exercise. - Paul Harvey

You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat. - Christy Mathewson

Why does it get so quiet when I think out loud?

A witty saying proves nothing.

It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. - Mark Twain

It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance. - Thomas Sowell

True wisdom is being aware of the confines of one’s own knowledge. - Socrates

Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues. - Confucius

The worst-tempered people I’ve ever met were people who knew they were wrong. - Wilson Mizner

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. - Benjamin Franklin Don’t live it up if you can’t live it down.

Not judging and hating includes judgers and haters, too. You know?

The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future. - Jessamyn West

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Start where you are. Use what you’ve got. Do what you can.

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. - Bruce Lee

Show up, keep up and shut up.

Risk is the greatest regulator in the universe.

The master accomplishes more and more by doing less and less until finally he accomplishes everything by doing nothing. - Laozi, Tao Te Ching

I thousand mile journey begins with a single complaint.

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company. - Mark Twain

It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so. - Mark Twain

I buy when everyone else is selling, and I sell when everyone else is buying. - J. Paul Getty

You can shear a sheep a hundred times, but you can skin it only once. - Amarillo Slim

Trust everyone, but always cut the cards.

Look around the table. If you don’t see a sucker, get up, because it's you.

If you borrow a friend’s dog to take woodcock shooting, blindfold him coming and going. - Gene Hill

You’ve got to lift your leg a little bit higher when you’re running with the big dogs.

Mockery is often the result of a poverty of wit. - Jean De La Bruyere

What’s good for me isn’t necessarily good for the weak-minded. - Captain Augustus McCrae

The best way to eliminate an enemy is to turn them into a friend.

God’s mercy reigns in heaven, but here on Earth one must help one’s self.

Know your why.

Assume nothing.

Think for yourself.

Don’t engage with crazy.

Some may never live, but the crazy never die.

Complaining just makes it worse.

Death before decaf.

Hindsight is always 50/50.

One day at a time, sweet Jesus.

When’s that fun supposed to kick in?

The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e’er gave, A waits alike th’ inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave. This great quote is taken from the ninth stanza of the Thomas Grey’s poem “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”

I disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. - François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), better known by the pen name Voltaire.

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. - Theodore Roosevelt

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals. - Winston Churchill

All it takes is time and money.

It’s always only just one more.

We need a whole lot more of Jesus and a lot less rock and roll.

The smallest good deed is better than the grandest good intention.

Do as you would be done by.

A punch in the mouth is worth a thousand words.

Never buy a car you can’t sleep in.

Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

Roll safe.

Show me a good loser, and I’ll show you a loser. - Stu Ungar

The large print giveth and the small print take the away.

Only the paranoid survive. - Andy Grove

An armed society is a polite society. - Robert A. Heinlein

Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something. - Robert Heinlein

When things go wrong, don’t go with them. - Elvis Presley

Hair is the first thing. And teeth the second. Hair and teeth. A man got those two things he’s got it all. - James Brown

Hobos are people who move around looking for work, tramps are people who move around but don’t look for work, and bums are people who don’t move and don’t work. I’ve been all three. - Seasick Steve

Don’t advertise your problems. There’s no market for them.

The first US penny bore the motto “Mind your own business,” not “In God we trust.”

Church ain’t over ‘til the snake’s back in the bag.

Second prize is a set of steak knives.

Several excuses are always less convincing than just one.

Never complain, never explain.

What doesn’t challenge you won’t change you.

As Thoreau once said, “The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.

Certainty is the enemy of truth.

The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer up someone else.

I don’t necessarily agree with everything I say.

The smallest wheel is often the squeakiest.

If only we demanded of our public servants the excellence we demand of our favorite football team.

Two is one. One is none.

Straighten your back. Now.

It’s like sending a goat to tend the cabbage.

People: talk, talk, talk… - Mr. Ed

Work your fingers to the bone, and what do you get? Bony fingers.

Always maintain the attitude of a student. A pupil.

Did you ever try to smile at some people, and all they ever seem to do is stare?

YOYO. “You’re on your own.”

Reality remains undefeated.

You can’t win. You can’t break even. You can’t get out of the game.

In one of his last acts before death, Jesus forgave a thief dangling on a cross, knowing full well the thief had converted out of plain fear. That thief would never study the Bible, never attend synagogue or church, and never make amends to all those he had wronged. He simply said 'Jesus, remember me,’ and Jesus promised, 'Today you will be with me in paradise. 'It was another shocking reminder that grace does not depend on what we have done for God but rather what God has done for us.

Ask people what they must do to get to heaven and most reply, 'Be good.’ Jesus’ stories contradict that answer. All we must do is cry, 'HELP!’

God welcomes home anyone who will have him and, in fact, has made the first move already.“ - Philip Yancey

A woman once approached the great evangelist D. L. Moody to air a grievance. (Moody was an international evangelist of great renown in the 19th Century.) The woman said to him, “Mr. Moody, I don’t like the way you do evangelism!” “Well, ma’am, let me ask you, how do you do it?” Moody asked. She replied, “I don’t!” Moody responded, “Well, I like my way of doing it better than your way of not doing it!” D. L. Moody

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