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Cute Quotes

Cute Dogs Quotes

cute dog quotes “I talk to him when I’m lonesome like; and I’m sure he understands. When he looks at me so attentively, and gently licks my hands; then he rubs his nose on my tailored clothes, but I never say naught thereat. For the good Lord knows I can buy more clothes, but never a friend like that.” – W. Dayton Wedgefarth

“If dogs could talk, it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one.” – Andy Rooney

“The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.” – Samuel Butler

“Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.” – Max Eastman

“If you get to thinking you’re a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else’s dog around.” – Will Rogers

“They never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.” – Jerome K. Jerome

“The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog’s face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window.” – Steve Bluestone

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras

“No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.” – Christopher Morley

“A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.” – Robert Benchley

“There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog.” – Konrad Lorenz

“Dogs, the foremost snobs in creation, are quick to notice the difference between a well-clad and a disreputable stranger.” – Albert Payson Terhune

“You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace.” – Milan Kundera

“I named my dog Stay so I can say, “Come here, Stay. Come here, Stay.” – Steven Wright

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” – Robert A. Heinlein

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Funny Quotes

Quotes on Humor

“Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It’s the sweetest thing one can do for oneself & one’s fellow human beings.” – Maya Angelou

“A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better.” – Barbara Walters

“He who laughs, lasts.” – Mary Pettibone Poole

“A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

“There is nothing like a gleam of humor to reassure you that a fellow human being is ticking inside a strange face.” – Eva Hoffman

“Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.” – Bill Cosby

“A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.” – Oscar Wilde

“When humor goes, there goes civilization.” – Erma Bombeck

“A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.” – Hugh Sidey

“A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.” – Frank A. Clark

“No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Funny Quotes“Comedy is acting out optimism.” – Robin Williams

“A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.” – William Arthur Ward

“Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.” – Allen Klein

“Humor is just another defense against the universe.” – Mel Brooks

“Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it.” – Langston Hughes

“Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.” – Christopher Morley

“If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.” – Jennifer Jones

“Humor is something that thrives between man’s aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.” – Victor Borge

“Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.” – Leo Rosten

“Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.” – Langston Hughes

“Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.” – Eric Sevareid

“The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.” – Jacob August Riis

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Life Quotes

Living Life to the Fullest: Read, Think, Do

“Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.” – Christopher Morley

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Success Quotes

– “We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory.” – Cicero

– “Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.” – Euripides

– “They can because they think they can.” – Virgil

– “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson

– “Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself.” – Theodore T. Hunger

– “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

– “The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.” – Frank Loyd Wright

– “A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.” – Elbert Hubbard

– “There is only one success–to be able to spend your life in your own way.” – Christopher Morley

– “The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.” – Aristotle Onassis

– “The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed in these two: common-sense and perseverance.” – Owen Feltham

– “Failures do what is tension relieving, while winners do what is goal achieving.” – Dennis Waitley

– “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” – Vince Lombardi

– “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–which is: Try to please everybody.” – Herbert Bayard Swope

– “Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time.” – Josh Billings

– “The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” – Earl of Beaconsfield

– “Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.” – Evan Esar

– “The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.” – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

– “If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.” – Jospeph Addison

– “Impatience never commanded success.” – Edwin H. Chapin

– “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.” – Henry W. Longfellow

– “To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.” – Shakespeare

– “Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

– “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no use being a damn fool about it.” – W.C. Fields

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Spring Quotes

Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn. ~ Lewis Grizzard in Kathy Sue Loudermilk, I Love You

Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” ~Robin Williams

Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not the composer. ~Geoffrey B. Charlesworth

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go. ~Christopher Morley, John Mistletoe

Hee that is in a towne in May loseth his spring. ~George Herbert

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. ~Charles Dickens

Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night. ~Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke

It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! ~Mark Twain

Hoe while it is spring, and enjoy the best anticipations. It is not much matter if things do not turn out well. ~Charles Dudley Warner

Awake, thou wintry earth –
Fling off thy sadness!
Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth
Your ancient gladness! ~Thomas Blackburn, “An Easter Hymn”

I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden. ~Ruth Stout

No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow. ~Proverb

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. ~Doug Larson

Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day. ~W. Earl Hall

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. ~Anne Bradstreet

The year’s at the spring
And day’s at the morn;
Morning’s at seven;
The hillside’s dew-pearled;
The lark’s on the wing;
The snail’s on the thorn;
God’s in His heaven –
All’s right with the world! ~Robert Browning

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. ~Hal Borland

Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world. ~Virgil A. Kraft

April is a promise that May is bound to keep. ~Hal Borland

Where man sees but withered leaves,
God sees sweet flowers growing. ~Albert Laighton

That God once loved a garden we learn in Holy writ.
And seeing gardens in the Spring I well can credit it. ~Winifred Mary Letts

In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them. ~Aldo Leopold

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. ~Margaret Atwood

Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year. ~Ogden Nash

Every spring is the only spring – a perpetual astonishment. ~Ellis Peters

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Life Quotes

Perseverance Quotes

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t. ~Henry Ward Beecher

The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places. ~Author Unknown

When the world says, “Give up,”
Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”
~Author Unknown

Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. ~Dale Carnegie

Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain. ~Author Unknown

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. ~Josh Billings

The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground. ~Author Unknown

Fall seven times, stand up eight. ~Japanese Proverb

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. ~Newt Gingrich

If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again. ~Flavia Weedn, Flavia and the Dream Maker

He conquers who endures. ~Persius

Stubbornly persist, and you will find that the limits of your stubbornness go well beyond the stubbornness of your limits. ~Robert Brault

You can’t go through life quitting everything. If you’re going to achieve anything, you’ve got to stick with something. ~From the television show Family Matters

I frequently-regularly-often trip while reaching for my high ideals. Then I giggle, or cry, and get back up. ~Erika Harris

The race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running. ~Author Unknown

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. ~Albert Einstein

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another. ~Walter Elliott, The Spiritual Life

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them. ~G.B. Shaw, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, 1893

There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream. ~Author Unknown

Perseverance… keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery. ~William Shakespeare

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling. ~Lucretius

But the moment you turn a corner you see another straight stretch ahead and there comes some further challenge to your ambition. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock. ~Author Unknown

The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saints are sinners who kept on going. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. ~Buddhist Saying

I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday. ~Author Unknown

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down. ~Charles F. Kettering

One may go a long way after one is tired. ~French Proverb

Never think that God’s delays are God’s denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius. ~Georges-Louis Leclerc

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. ~Robert Schuller

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable. ~Thomas Foxwell Buxton

As a means to success, determination has this advantage over talent – that it does not have to be recognized by others. ~Robert Brault

When your dreams turn to dust, vacuum. ~Author Unknown

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second. ~William James

Difficult things take a long time, impossible things a little longer. ~André A. Jackson

Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use. ~Earl Nightingale

A door opens to me. I go in and am faced with a hundred closed doors. ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. ~William Feather

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. ~Christopher Morley

Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before. ~Jacob A. Riis

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Quotes to make your day better

Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity. ~Christopher Morley

You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note. ~Doug Floyd

Don’t think you’re on the right road just because it’s a well-beaten path. ~Author Unknown

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. ~Dr. Seuss

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life. ~Winston Churchill

Finding the occasional straw of truth awash in a great ocean of confusion and bamboozle requires intelligence, vigilance, dedication and courage. But if we don’t practice these tough habits of thought, we cannot hope to solve the truly serious problems that face us – and we risk becoming a nation of suckers, up for grabs by the next charlatan who comes along. ~Carl Sagan, The Fine Art of Baloney Detection

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. ~Albert Einstein

Dare to do things worthy of imprisonment if you mean to be of consequence. ~Juvenal

Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater one. ~Chinese Proverb

When leaders act contrary to conscience, we must act contrary to leaders. ~Veterans Fast for Life

If… the machine of government… is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. ~Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobediance, 1849

You’re not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it. ~Malcolm X

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. ~Bishop Desmond Tutu

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Children Quotes

– “We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.” – Stacia Tauscher

– “You can learn many things from children.  How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Jones

– “In a dark moment I ask, "How can anyone bring a child into this world?"  And the answer rings clear, "Because there is no other world, and because the child has no other way into it."” – Robert Braul

– “I brought children into this dark world because it needed the light that only a child can bring.” – Liz Armbruster

– “A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn’t act that way very often.” – Unknown

– “We’ve had bad luck with our kids – they’ve all grown up.” – Christopher Morley

– “A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.” – Unknown

– “Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.” – Harold Hulbert

– “Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.” – William Stafford

– “The world is as many times new as there are children in our lives.” – Robert Brault

– “Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – Neil Postman, The Disappearance of Childhood (introduction), 1982

– “Children are one third of our population and all of our future.” – Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981

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Childhood Quotes

– “There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.” – Elizabeth Lawrence

– “Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.” – John Betjeman

– “Sweet childish days, that were as long
As twenty days are now.” – William Wordsworth, “To a Butterfly”

– “Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth – two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.” – Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary, 1911

– “We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.” – George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, 1860

– “Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” – Unknown

– “Childhood is a promise that is never kept.” – Ken Hill

– “Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.” – Katherine Anne Porter

– “There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.” – Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory

– “When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.” – Sam Ewing

– “In childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking out. In memories of childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking in.” – Robert Brault

– “The greatest poem ever known
Is one all poets have outgrown:
The poetry, innate, untold,
Of being only four years old.” – Christopher Morley, To a Child

– “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.” – Tom Stoppard

– “I’d give all wealth that years have piled,
The slow result of Life’s decay,
To be once more a little child
For one bright summer day.” – Lewis Carroll, “Solitude”

– “It is never too late to have a happy childhood.” – Tom Robbins

– “What we remember from childhood we remember forever – permanent ghosts, stamped, inked, imprinted, eternally seen.” – Cynthia Ozick

– “The childhood shows the man
As morning shows the day.” – John Milton, Paradise Regained

– “Childhood is a short season.” – Helen Hayes

– “He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held to his middle-aged breast.” – Herbert Gold

– “Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.” – Unknown

– “The older I grow the more earnestly I feel that the few joys of childhood are the best that life has to give.” – Ellen Glasgow

– “Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.” – Malcolm de Chazal