Thoughtful Quotes page 142

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
Two things indicate weakness: to be silent when it is proper to speak, and to speak when it is proper to be silent.
Persian Proverb
Worry: A crime for which we punish ourselves by disturbing our own peace of mind.
Imagination is a quality given a man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humour was provided to console him for what he is.
Oscar Wilde
The only man who should not be judged by the company he keeps is a prison warden.
Dr. Laurence J Peter
Relax. Slow down. Quit having a purpose for everything. Eat more slowly and enjoy it more. Ask people how they are doing and really mean it. Take more walks. You will get more done anyway.
Rob Bell, Velvet Elvis
There ain't no sin. There ain't no virute. There's just stuff people do.
John Steinbeck 'The Grapes of Wrath'
The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation.
Anne Rice
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
Benjamin Franklin
Naturally, the common people don't want war, but after all, it is the leaders of a country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag people along whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Vocie or no vocie, the people can always be brought to bidding of the leaders. This is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of partitism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in every country.
Herman Göring
If a man runs after money, he's money-mad; if he keeps it, he's a capitalist; if he spends it, he's a playboy; if he doesn't get it, he's a ne'er-do-well; if he doesn't try to get it, he lacks ambition. If he gets it without working for it, he's a parasite; and if he accumulates it after a lifetime of hard work, people call him a fool who never got anything out of life.
Vic Oliver
Oh, to be only half as wonderful as my child thought I was when he was small, and only half as stupid as my teenager now thinks I am.
Rebecca Richards
A child's life is like a piece of paper, on which every passerby leaves a mark
Chinese Proverb
Life's too short to relive the past
I just think that sometimes things happen between people that you don't really expect. And sometimes the things that are important are the ones that seem the weirdest or the most wrong. And those are the ones that change your life.
Once and Again
Love and eggs are best when they are fresh.
Russian Proverb
Television is chewing-gum for the eyes.
Fred Allen
To obtain an assured favorable response from people, it is better to offer them something for their stomachs rather than their brains.
Albert Einstein
I'm not going to try to save the world, that's too hard. I aim to change it.
Barry Kinlan

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