Quotes and Sayings

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Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

[327 words] “America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.” — Evan Esar “Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” — B.F. Skinner “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (June 2021)

[285 words] “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” — John Lubbock “Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (May 2021)

“If there is a hypocrite between you and the church, then he is closer to God than you are.” “Horse sense comes from a stable mind.” “You’ll never get ahead of the person you try to get even with.” “If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (April 2021)

“The essential vice, the utmost evil, is Pride. Unchastity, anger, greed, drunkenness, and all that, are mere fleabites in comparison: it was through Pride that the devil became the devil: Pride leads to every other vice: it is the complete anti-God state of mind.” — C.S. Lewis “I’m not afraid of the devil. The devil…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (February 2021)

“There’s no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love.” — Reese Witherspoon “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” — William Shakespeare “Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread;…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (October 2020)

“Nature gives to every time and season unique beauty; from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it’s just a succession of changes so soft and comfortable that we hardly notice the progress.” — Charles Dickens “There is a harmony in autumn, and a lustre in its sky, which through the summer…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings

[184 words] “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.” ― John Muir “Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that.” ― Benjamin Franklin “It’s not the…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (July 2020)

[227 words] “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” ― John Lubbock “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (June 2020)

[242 words] “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” — Jim Valvano “A father carries pictures where his money used to be.” — Steve Martin “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.” — William Shakespeare…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (April 2020)

[230 words] “The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.” — Mark Twain “Elections should be held on April 16th- the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders.” — …
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (March 2020)

“We have little control over the circumstances of life. We can’t control the weather or the economy, and we can’t control what other people say about or do to us. There is only one area where we have control–we can rule the kingdom inside. The heart of every problem is the problem in the heart.”…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (February 2020)

[243 words] “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” — Margaret Atwood “Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.” — Lewis Grizzard “Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” Laura Ingalls Wilder “There is something infinitely healing in the…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (October 2019)

[244 words] “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.” — Benjamin Franklin “Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.” — Henry Ward Beecher “There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (August 2019)

[225 words] “My school days were the happiest days of my life; which should give you some indication of the misery I’ve endured over the past twenty-five years.” — Paul Merton “My school was so tough the school newspaper had an obituary section.” — Norm Crosby “In youth we learn; in age we understand.” —…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (July 2019)

[315 words] “Independence Day: freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower “We on this continent should never forget that men first…
Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

Quotes and Sayings (June 2019)

Quotes and Sayings “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” — Charles Wadsworth “A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be.” — Carol Coats “Daddies don’t just love their children every…