I quote others only in order to better to express myself.

                                                                    Michael de Montaigne

Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate. Hubert Humphrey

People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong. Bill Vaughn

The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it. Joan Rivers

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for ideas and progress. Charles Kettering

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs. Christopher Hampton

I could be on the beach, but I can't wait to get to the office every day. Risk-taking is like a giant jig-saw puzzle. Samuel Zell

Sometimes weak and wan,sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human. Tahereh Mafi

None can destroy iron, but its own rust can. Likewise, none can destroy a person, but his own mindset can. Ratan Tata

No man can climb the ladder of success without first placing his foot on the bottom rung. James Cash Penny.

We give them the love we can spare, the time we can spare. In return dogs have given us their absolute all. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. Roger Caras

God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December. James M. Barrie

One ship drives east, another west , with the selsame winds that blow .Tis the set of the sails and not the gales that tells them the way to go. Ella Wheeler Wilcox

My crown is content, a crown seldom kings enjoy. William Shakespear

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawaken. Anatole France

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs. Malcomb Forbes

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. William Penn

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Bill Vaughn

Faith is like radar that sees through the fog-the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see. Corrie Ten Boom

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. Mark Twain

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:18

A determined soul will do more with a with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop. Ralph Hughes

For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things ,holding promise for this life and the life to come. 1 Timothy 4:8

If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart. Socrates

Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness. George Macdonald

Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals. Nobody wants to read the fine print in dreams. Ann Landers

Ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it. Jeremiah 6:16

God is like a mirror. The mirror never changes but everybody who looks at it sees something differently.Rabbi Harold Kushner

The breath of God produces ice, and the broad waters become frozen. Job 37:10

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.William Butler Yeats

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a Sunday afternoon. Susan Erz

The internet is a friend to information but an enemy of thought. Tim Keller

Often the door to success is entered through the hallway of failure. Erwin Lutzer

They have stumbled off the ancient highways of good, and walk the muddy paths of sin. Jeremiah 18:15

We were made to be prisms refracting the light of God's glory into all of life. John Piper

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul. Emily Dickenson

People are like stained glass windows.They sparkle and shine when the sun is out ,but when the darkness sets in,their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

I am so glad I live in a world where there Octobers. L.M. Montgomery

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camus

Autumn leaves are falling filling up the street; golden colors on the lawn, nature's trick or treat. Rusty Fischer

Leaders have to cultivate two things :a righteous heart and rhinoceros skin. Charles Swindoll

The Christian should stand out like a sparkling diamond. Billy Graham

Pain is God's megaphone to rouse a deaf world. C.S. Lewis

Oh, that you had listened to my commands! Then you would have peace flowing like a gentle river and righteousness rolling like waves. Isaiah 48:18

Nature always wears the color of the spirit. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you give the horse his strength or clothe his neck with a flowing mane? Job 39:19

All our fret and worry is caused by calculating without God. Oswald Chambers

It is not so often a whole sermon as a short sentence , that wings God's arrow to a heart . Francis Ridley Havergal

If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you. Peter Marshall

It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes. Sally Field

As well might a gnat seek to drink in the ocean ,as a finite creature to comprehend the Eternal God. Charles Spurgeon

We take excellent care of our bodies , which we have only a lifetime; yet we let our souls shrivel which we have for eternity. Billy Graham

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. Martin Luther King

It is right for the Church to be in the world; it is wrong for the world to be in the Church .Aboat in water is good;that is what boats are for.However,water inside the boat causes it to sink. Harold Lindsell

If God consistently sent lightning bolts in response to bad doctrine, our planet would sparkle nightly like a Christmas tree. Philip Yancey

Hide not your talents, for use they were made. What's a sundial in the shade? Benjamin Franklin

Satan watches for those vessels that sail without a convoy. George Swinnock

If thou wilt fly from God , the Devil will lend thee both spurs and a horse. Thomas Adams

As well as a gnat seek to drink in the ocean , as a finite creature to comprehend the Eternal God. Charles Spurgeon

Nothing is as good as it seems beforehand. George Elliot

Rodeoing isabout the only sport you can't fix. You'd have to talk to the bulls and horses , and they wouldn't understand you.

Bill Linderman

It's a good idea to step out of line once in a while and look around to see if the line is going where we want it to go. Earl Nightingale

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell

The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us the chance to show how badly we want something. Randy Pausch

A morning - glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. Walt Whitman

If there is anyone to whom I owe money, I am prepared to forget it if they are. Errol Flynn

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born. Dale Turner

Thus you will recognize them by their fruits. 1 John 4:1

They laughed at Joan of Arc, but she went right ahead and built it. Gracie Allen

As long as there is algebra there will be prayer in school. Larry Miller

Once in awhile you need to take a break and visit yourself. Audry Giogi

If I can make people smile, then I have served my purpose for God. Red Skelton