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Posted on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:02 AM

I would like to start a peaceful blog, where anyone can post their favorite sayings or quotes. One of my favorites: If I can stop one Heart from breaking I shall not live in vain If I can ease one Life the Aching Or cool one Pain Or help one fainting Robin

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Posted on Apr 10, 2009 at 09:30 AM

If you would completely destroy an enemy, make him your friend- A. Lincoln

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Posted on Oct 11, 2008 at 03:15 AM

Quoting: Originally posted by veronicaclare Bad news travels fast. Facts speak louder than words. Liars need good memories. What a man says drunk, he thinks sober. Men make houses, women make homes( a cute one i think...:) )

Very true...

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Posted on Oct 01, 2008 at 05:48 AM

"Any government that is wealthy enough to give you everything you need is powerful enough to take everything you have"... Thomas Jefferson See, he really was a bright man when you could keep him out of Harlem ;-)

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Posted on Sep 27, 2008 at 02:44 AM

"hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" I think that was one of my ex-wives

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Posted on Sep 26, 2008 at 02:31 PM

Better to keep your mouth shut and let people think you're dumb than to open it and prove that you are... My Grandma

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Posted on Jul 09, 2008 at 10:37 PM

love knows no color... hate knows them all...

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Posted on Jul 04, 2008 at 03:25 PM

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense, more knowledge, but less judgment, more experts, yet more problems, more medicine, but less wellness. We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too little, drive too fast, get too angry, stay up too late, get up too tired, read too little, watch TV too much, and pray too seldom. We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values. We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often. We've learned how to make a living, but not a life. We've added years to life not life to years. We've been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbor. We conquered outer space but not inner space. We've done larger things, but not better things. We've cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul. We've conquered the atom, but not our prejudice. We write more, but learn less. We plan more, but accomplish less. We've learned to rush, but not to wait. We build more computers to hold more information, to produce more copies than ever, but we communicate less and less. These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion, big men and small character, steep profits and shallow relationships. These are the days of two incomes but more divorce, fancier houses, but broken homes. These are days of quick trips, disposable diapers, throwaway morality, one night stands, overweight bodies, and pills that do everything from cheer, to quiet, to kill. It is a time when there is much in the showroom window and nothing in the stockroom. A time when technology can bring this letter to you, and a time when you can choose either to share this insight, or to just hit delete. Remember, spend some time with your loved ones, because they are not going to be around forever. Remember, say a kind word to someone who looks up to you in awe, because that little person soon will grow up and leave your side. Remember, to give a warm hug to the one next to you, because that is the only treasure you can give with your heart and it doesn't cost a cent. Remember, to say, 'I love you' to your partner and your loved ones, but most of all mean it. A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it comes from deep inside of you. Remember to hold hands and cherish the moment for someday that person will not be there again. Give time to love, give time to speak, and give time to share the precious thoughts in your mind. HOW TO STAY YOUNG 1. Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height. Let the doctor worry about them. That is why you pay him/her. 2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down. 3. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain idle. 'An idle mind is the devil's workshop.' And the devil's name is Alzheimer's. 4. Enjoy the simple things. 5. Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath. 6. The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person who is with us our entire life, is ourselves. Be ALIVE while you are alive. 7. Surround yourself with what you love, whether it's family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever . . . your home is your refuge. 8. Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If it is unstable, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help. 9. Don't take guilt trips. Take a trip to the mall, to the next county, to a foreign country, but NOT to where the guilt is. 10. Tell the people you love that you love them, at every opportunity. AND ALWAYS REMEMBER: Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. ---George Carlin

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Posted on Jun 29, 2008 at 06:28 PM

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain. Maya Angelou w/indigo friend....

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Posted on Mar 06, 2008 at 10:44 AM

There is nothing so sorrowful as the folly of man, nor nothing so magnificent as his attempt to overcome them. ME

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Posted on Mar 03, 2008 at 04:40 AM

I believe I found the missing link between animal and civilized man. It is us. -Konrad Lorenz, ethologist, Nobel laureate (1903-1989)

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Posted on Feb 27, 2008 at 02:48 AM

If one sins against the laws of proportion and gives something too big to something too small to carry it -- too big sails to too small a ship, too big meals to too small a body, too big powers to too small a soul -- the result is bound to be a complete upset. In an outburst of hubris the overfed body will rush into sickness, while the jack-in-office will rush into the unrighteousness that hubris always breeds. -Plato, philosopher (427-347 BCE)

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Posted on Feb 25, 2008 at 06:20 PM

the greatest gift... is the one never asked for.... the one that is not owed..... the one unexpected.... the one given just because you were 'moved to do so'... and when asked 'why' or 'what is this?' it is called a 'just because...' rumplestilskin2010

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Posted on Feb 25, 2008 at 12:29 AM

Do something for somebody every day for which you do not get paid. -Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, Nobel laureate (1875-1965)

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Posted on Feb 11, 2008 at 10:41 PM

love is not a competition... love is a collaboration... love is not an arrangement... love is a symphony... without an orchestra.... can you hear the music...??? can you feel the melody...??? are you in tune...??? rumplestilskin2010

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Posted on Feb 07, 2008 at 10:54 AM

The most civilized people are as near to barbarism as the most polished steel is to rust. Nations, like metals, have only a superficial brilliancy. -Antoine de Rivarol, epigrammatist (1753-1801)

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Posted on Feb 07, 2008 at 05:39 AM

To be a better person today than I was yesterday, and a better person tomorrow than I am today is not a dream, it is a goal. J. Matthews

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Posted on Feb 04, 2008 at 07:18 AM

"Loyalty above all except honor" a warrior's code

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Posted on Feb 03, 2008 at 12:10 AM

there are those that say: i can only have love with one at a time... then there are others that say: i can only have time with one to love... rumplestilskin2010

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Posted on Jan 26, 2008 at 01:00 AM

"For millions of years flowers have been producing thorns. For millions of years sheep have been eating them all the same. And it's not serious, trying to understand why flowers go to such trouble produce thorns that are good for nothing? It's not important, the war between the sheep and the flowers?... Suppose I happen to know a unique flower, one that exists nowhere in the world except on my planet, one that a little sheep can wipe out in a single bite one morning, just like that, even without realizing what he's doing - that isn't important? If someone loves a flower of which just one example exists among all the millions and millions of stars, that's enough to make him happy when he looks at the stars. He tells himself, 'My flower's up there somewhere...' But if the sheep eats the flower, then for him it's as if, suddenly, all the stars went out. And that isn't important?'" Antoine de Saint Exup?ry

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