(Crochethook) GEMS OF WISDOM
                     Gems of Wisdom

Daremore Quotes
Dance like no one's watching, love like you'll never be hurt, sing like no one's listening, live like it's heaven on earth. -- William Pukey

What a wonderful life I had. I only wish I had it sooner.(Colette)

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you'll be successful. (Herman Cain)

She who stops getting better stops being good.

If you don't risk anything, you risk even more. (Erica Jong)

Fill your life with tiny and large adventurous moments.

Ad astra per aspera (Latin for 'to the stars through difficulty)

Success only comes before work in the dictionary.

If it is to be, it is up to me.

Vision without action is merely a dream

Time and trouble may tame a wild, young woman,

but a wild, old woman is uncontrollable by any force.

You can only do so much every day.

The world breaks around everyone and afterward
many are strong at the broken places.
(Ernest Hemingway)

When you reach a fork in the road, take it. (Yogi Berra)

I'll believe it when I believe it (Yogi Berra)

Affirmations without action are the beginning of delusion. "Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon" - Susan Ertz

Tell me, I forget.
Show me, I remember.
Involve me, I understand.
-Chinese proverb

"Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today."
--Benjamin Franklin

Nolo solus sapit.......no one is wise alone

"Think! It only hurts if you're not used to it." - Scritto

Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
---Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
(Rita Rudner)

If it weren't for electricity we'd all be watching television by candlelight.
(George Gobel)

Why is it that when we talk to God we're said to be praying, but when God talks to us we're schizophrenic?
(Lily Tomlin)

"The world has enough for everyone's need, but not for everyone's greed." Mahatma Gandhi (1896-1948)

"When you point your finger at someone, you
have 3 more fingers pointing back at yourself"

If you can't have the best of everything, make the best of everything you have!

If you think you're too small to make a difference, you've obviously never been in bed with a mosquito.
Michelle Walker

"I cried because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet." Do not follow where the path may lead... go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

"I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather....
Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car...."

On a recent Night Court rerun, Judge Harry Stone had a wonderful line:
"I try to keep an open mind, but not so open that my brains fall out."

"Skill to do, comes from doing"...... Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."
H.D. Thoreau

"Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together."
John Ruskin

A woman is driving down the road knitting when a police officer pulls up next to her. She rolls down her window and he yells
"Pull over!"
She answers back, "No. Cardigan!"

While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
--- Henry C. Link

An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.
-- Kahlil Gibran

I was afraid to write FEAR OF FLYING; ergo, I had to write it.I have lived my life according to that principle; if I'm afraid of it, then I must do it.
--- Erica Jong

Only man clogs his happiness with fear, destroying what is -- with what may be.
--- John Dryden

If you are afraid for your future, you don't have a present.
--- James Peterson

"Look at a man the way that he is, he only becomes worse. But look at him as if he were what he could be, and then he becomes what he should be."

- "Nobody rises to low expectations." Calvin Lloyd

"Do you want to speak to the MAN in charge,or to the WOMAN who knows what's going on?"

Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
-John Wayne

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
--- Freya Stark

Resolve to be thyself; and know that who finds himself, loses his misery.
--- Matthew Arnold

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.
--- Albert Camus


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