Thoughtful Quotes page 60

Renowned as a wise man who was filled with a zest for life and for life's adventures, the sage had one odd habit that provoked curiosity among the people. He always rode his mule backwards. Frequently people asked him about this habit. He would respond, "In life, it makes no difference where one is going. The destination is unimportant. It is only what one does along the way that counts." Then they would ask, "So how should we respond to life?" He replied, "Do not become swollen with pride or triumph or despondent over defeat. Good fortune or bad fortune is unimportant. The vicissitudes of life are but the means to shape your character. If you suffer adversity and react in the proper way, in the long run you will be benefited as fully as though you had good fortune."
what things we would achieve if we knew we could never fail.
Myriah Ortega
Having a dream you don't pursue is like buying an ice-cream cone and watching melt all over your hand.
Frank Papasso
We spend half of our lives trying to figure out what to do with the time we've rushed through life trying to save.
Ryan Macdonald
The opposite sex is the most addictive drug but the high is unlike anything else.
Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or doing it better.
Those that live life without folly are not as wise as they think they are.
from a drawing dated 1804
Laughter is good for the soul, renew yours often.
Linda J. Withrow
The meaning of life is to give life purpose
True journey isn't visiting new places, it is seeing with new eyes.
We never understand our home until we have left it
Holderlin, German poet
Unspoken love is like a poison. If kept to yourself for too long, it will consume you from the inside.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
The superior man understands righteousness; the inferior man understands profits.
A man who is strong, resolute, simple, and slow to speak is near to humanity
Just remember, those who are quiet have much more to say.
How can you expect somebody to keep a secret if you can't keep it yourself?
What's in the past is best left there if it serves of no purpose in the present.
Josue Galdamez
Unless hours were cups of sack, and minutes capons, and clocks tongues of bawds, and dials the signs of leaping houses, and the blessed sun himself a fair hot wench in flame-color'd taffeta, I see no reason why thou shouldst be so superfluous to demand the time of the day.

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