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Quotes for 1998
looked at life from both sides now,
from up and down, and still somehow,
|February 1st||"Success is the
ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm"
(Sir Winston Churchill 1874-1965)
|February 8th||"To business
that we love we rise betime, and go tot with delight."
(William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra [IV, iv] 1616)
|February 15th||"Experience is the
name everyone gives to his mistakes."
(Oscar Wilde 1856 - 1900)
|February 22nd||"Its not the
sharpness of the blade, its how much light it throws.
Its more the way the wisdoms used, than just how much one knows."
(Arctic Rose, Susan Aglukark 1993)
"Good fences make
|March 8th||"Lowly faithful,
banish fear, Right onward drive unharmed;
The port well worth the cruise is near, And every wave is charmed."
(from Terminus Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803 1882)
|March 15th||"As Lightning to the
Children eased, with explanation kind,
The Truth must dazzle gradually, Or every man be blind."
(Emily Dickinson 1830 1886)
|March 22nd||"How dull it is to
pause, to make an end, to rust unburnished, not to shine in use!"
(from Ulysses, Alfred, Lord Tennyson 1809 1892)
|March 29th||"Over the Mountains
of the Moon, Down the Valley of the Shadow,
Ride, boldly ride", the shade replied "If you seek for Eldorado."
(Edgar Allan Poe 1809 1849)
"Got a one way
ticket to the open road, come on, Got a red-line engine and Im rarin to go,
Mercy, Courage, Kindness, Mirth, There is no measure upon earth,
"They say best
men are moulded out of faults, And, for the most, become much more the better,
it so small a thing, To have enjoyed the sun,
that power which dazzles mortal eyes, is oft but perseverance in disguise."
"Fortune is like
the market, where many times,
"To see the world
in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower,
"Ask, and it
shall be given you; Seek, and ye shall find;
"But man, proud
man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what hes most assured,
"There are two
tragedies in life. One is not to get your hearts desire.
"By the time
weve made it, weve had it"
"This world is a
comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel"
"A little word in
kindness spoken, A motion or a tear,
"That out of
sight is out of mind, is true of most we leave behind;
"But al thing
which shyneth as the gold, Nis nat gold, as that I have herd it told"
"The finest scarf
or collar made, To keep a woman warm,
"As a well-spent
day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death."
hunting man, Fire your little gun.
"Then give the
world the best you have, And the best will come back to you,
"A little work, a
little play, To keep us going - and so, good day!
"Dance like no
one is watching, Love like youll never be hurt,
"A man is not old
until his regrets take the place of his dreams"
"If you tell the
truth, you dont have to remember anything."
"Those who flow
through life as life flows, feel no wear, feel no tear,
"Only put off
until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone."
"Only after the
last tree has been cut down, only after the last river has been poisoned,
excess ! To enjoy the flavour of life, take big bites. Moderation is for monks."
"This was no time
to play. This was no time for fun.
are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep"
only guide to a man is his conscience;
thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made
"When Crew and
Captain understand each other to the core,
"Gladness of the
heart is the life of man; and the joyfulness of a man prolongeth his days."
"Your doubts are
the private detectives employed by your dislike,
"Ah, the clock is
always slow, it is later than you think"
spirit in which the gift is rich, As the gifts of the wise ones were;
may be called into question if carried so far it creates indigestion"
result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools"