988. You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh.
987. Thomas A. Edison: Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
986. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blossom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity.
985. George Melton: Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing - peace is the measure.
984. Austin O'Malley: Those that think it permissible to tell white lies soon grow color blind.
983. Sebastien-Roch Nicolas: If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor.
982. Al Batt: The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.
981. Dr. David M. Burns: Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault.
980. Marcus Valerius Martialis: Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.
979. Martha Graham: The body says what words cannot (communication is 7% content, 38% tone of voice and 55% body language).
978. Anne Tyler: It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
977. Fritjof Capra: During [these] periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight.
976. Gretel Ehrlich: Walking is also an ambulation of mind (ambulation - walking about).
975. Paul Goodman: Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity.
974. Frank Crane: You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough.
973. Socrates: Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
972. Willa Cather: No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another earthly person.
971. Henry David Thoreau: 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.
970. Mark Twain: It is better to deserve an honor and not receive it, than to receive one, and not deserve it!
969. Winston Churchill: Never does a man portray his character more vividly than his proclaiming the character of another.
968. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: Stop dreading those things you know you must get done, and start looking forward to them. The attitude you bring to them can change them completely.
967. John Locke: I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
966. Edmund Burke: Good order is the foundation of all things.
965. Edward Bulwer-Lytton: Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle.
964. Hugh White: When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
963. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
962. Ralph Waldo Emerson: The only way to have a friend is to be one.
961. When someone allows you to bear his burdens, you have found deep friendship.
960. Wally Lamb: Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.
959. A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove ... but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.
958. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: Little steps can take you on big journeys, when you are focussed and persistent.
957. Jean Nidetch: It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny.
956. Joan Didion: Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
955. W. Somerset Maugham: Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
954. Latin Proverb: If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.
953. Mark Caine: The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
952. Joseph Conrad: Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it.
951. Seneca: Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
950. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
949. Leland Kaiser: The future is simply infinite possibility waiting to happen. What it waits on is human imagination to crystallize its possibility.
948. Jane E. Brody: Turn your midlife crisis to your own advantage by making it a time for renewal of your body and mind, rather than stand by helplessly and watch them decline.
947. William Ellery Channing: Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
946. Ayn Rand: The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. Whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles.
945. Lawana Blackwell: Patterning your life around other's opinions is nothing more than slavery.
944. Jean De La Fontaine: By the work one knows the workmen.
943. Elbert Hubbard: The love we give away is the only love we keep.
942. Dr. Karl Menninger: Face reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible.
941. Peter McWilliams: Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?
940. George Moore: A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
939. Francis Cardinal Spellman: Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man.
938. William Shakespeare: Things won are done; joy's soul lies in the doing.
937. Mark Twain: The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
936. John Wayne: I've always followed my father's advice: he told me, first to always keep my word and, second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be sure I intend to. And, third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble.
935. John Churton Collins: In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
934. Marva Collins: Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is Suicide (be an original).
933. Brian Adams: Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
932. Ken Kesey: Take what you can use and let the rest go by (eat the hay and spit out the sticks).
931. English Proverb: Use soft words and hard arguments.
930. American Indian Proverb: Never criticize a man until you've walked a mile in his moccasins.
929. William Saroyan: Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.
928. Sydney Smith: He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation perfectly delightful.
927. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: Get over it, get on with it, and get yourself moving positively forward. Always do what you can do, and you'll find that it's more than enough.
926. Robert J. Sawyer: General principles should not be based on exceptional cases.
925. Benjamin Mays: The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
924. Lope de Vega: There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
923. Eleanor Roosevelt: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
922. Sir Francis Bacon: Discretion in speech is more than eloquence.
921. Martin Luther King Jr.: Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
920. William Congreve: Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise.
919. Miguel de Cervantes: Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long.
918. Wayne Dyer: There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
917. George Sand: There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
916. Albert Einstein: Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
915. Leo Tolstoy: There never has been, and cannot be, a good life without self-control.
914. Aprocrypha: Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in a few words.
913. Thomas Edison: I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
912. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: Because of the consequences that flow from your thoughts and actions, you can go where you want to go, be who you want to be, and live in a world fashioned by your choices.
911. Louis Pasteur: In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind.
910. Amelia Burr: Because I d life, I shall have no sorrow to die.
909. Kahlil Gibran: In battling evil, excess is good; for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half- truth. He conceals the other half out of fear of the people's wrath.
908. Julia Child: You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.
907. Dinah Shore: Trouble is part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough.
906. Theodore Roosevelt: Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
905. Cicero: Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
904. Thomas Jefferson: I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
903. Charles Shepson: The rainbow of God's promises is always above the trials and storms of life.
902. Stella Terrill Mann: Whatever God's dream about man may be, it seems certain it cannot come true unless man cooperates.
901. Richard M. Nixon: Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
900. Leon Battista Alberti: A man can do all things if he but wills them.
899. Albert Einstein: Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
898. Arthur Ashe: From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
897. Virginia Satir: We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.
896. Ed Macauley: When you are not practicing, remember, someone somewhere is practicing, and when you meet him he will win.
895. Aristotle: For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
894. Ralph Waldo Emerson: Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
893. Robert Townsend: Getting there isn't half the fun - it's all the fun.
892. Sir Francis Bacon: Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.
891. Helen Keller: Your success and happiness lie within you. External conditions are the accidents of life, its outer trappings.
890. Helen Keller: We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
899. Alice Killer: I've arrived at this outermost edge of my life by my own actions. Where I am is thoroughly unacceptable. Therefore, I must stop doing what I've been doing.
898. Naomi Stephan: We are all designed for a specific purpose; we all have something for which each of us, and each of us alone, is responsible.
897. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: There's no need for you to wait for joy to come to you. You're perfectly capable of spreading it yourself, far and wide.
896. Maxims of Ptahhotep: Be a craftsman in speech that thou mayest be strong, for the strength of one is the tongue, and speech is mightier than all fighting.
895. George Henry Lewes: The only cure for grief is action.