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Earth without art

the earth without art is just ehThe “Earth” without “art” is just “eh”.

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Love is what we are born with

love is what we are born with“Love is what we are born with.
Fear is what we learn.
The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudicies and the acceptance of love back in our hearts.
Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth.
To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life.
Meaning dos not lie in things.
Meaning lies in us.” – Marianne Williamson

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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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Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes and Sayings

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

“All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.” ~Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead; do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead. ~Anna Cummins

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” ~Henry Ford

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares. ~Henri Nouwen

“With every friend I love who has been taken into the brown bosom of the earth a part of me has been buried there; but their contribution to my being of happiness, strength and understanding remains to sustain me in an altered world.” ~ Helen Keller

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” ~ Euripides, Greek playwrite

“There are many types of ships. There are wooden ships ,plastic ships, and metal ships. But the best and most important types of ships are friendships.” ~Robert J. Badar JR.

“My best friend was born in a manger” ~Kimberly Dawn

“A true friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world has walked away.” ~Kimberly Dawn

Friendship Quotes and Sayings“A friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” ~ Len Wein

“Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.” ~ Albert Camus

“A true friend is one who knows all about you, and still likes you.” ~Kimberly Dawn

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him, his own.” ~Benjamin Disraeli

“Scatter seeds of kindness everywhere you go; Scatter bits of courtesy….watch them grow and grow. Gather buds of friendship; Keep them till full-blown; You will find more happiness than you have ever known. ~ Amy R Raabe

“The most beautiful discovery that true friends can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” ~Elizabeth Foley

I’d rather have two good friends, than 500,000 admirers.– E.E. Cummings

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself. ~G. B. Shaw

“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings and the one which we take the least thought to aquire.” –Francois, Duc de la Rochefoucauld

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make everyday a holiday and celebrate just living.” –Amanda Bradley

A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself. ~Frances Ward Weller

“If I had one gift that I could give you, my friend, it would be the ability to see yourself as others see you, because only then would you know how extremely special you are.” ~B.A. Billingsly

We all need friends with whom we can speak of our deepest concerns, and who do not fear to speak the truth in love to us. ~Margaret Guenther

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Top 20 Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Top 20 Mahatma Gandhi QuotesWhen it comes to quotes, Mahatma Gandhi is one of my favorites. Let me share with you Top 20 Mahatma Gandhi Quotes.

1. “Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong” – Mahatma Gandhi

2. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi

3. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

4. “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed” – Mahatma Gandhi

5. “The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles” – Mahatma Gandhi

6. “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi

7. “Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is important that you do it” – Mahatma Gandhi

8. “You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result” –Mahatma Gandhi

9. “The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children” – Mahatma Gandhi

10. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

11. “Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.” – Mahatma Gandhi

12. “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” – Mahatma Gandhi

13. “As a rule, the mind, residing in a body that has become weakened by pampering, is also weak, and where there is no strength of mind there can be no strength of soul.” –Mahatma Gandhi

14. “Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.” – Mahatma Gandhi

15. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

16. “Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.” – Mahatma Gandhi

17. “A ‘NO’ uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a ‘YES’ merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.” – Mahatma Gandhi

18. “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Mahatma Gandhi

19. “Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.” – Mahatma Gandhi

20. “Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

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Life Quotes

Life Quotes

In Europe, now it is morning. It’s 9 AM. I dare you to start this perfect day with some great life quotes.

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you’re alive, it isn’t.” – Richard Bach

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” – E. B. White

“I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.” – Alice Roosevelt Longworth

“I love life because what more is there.” – Anthony Hopkins

“I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.” – John Burroughs

“The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” – William James

“Only a few things are really important.” – Marie Dressler

“I think I’ve discovered the secret of life-you just hang around until you get used to it.” – Charles M. Schulz

“May you live every day of your life.” – Jonathan Swift

“The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.” – Marcus Aurelius

“The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.” – H. L. Mencken

“The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.” – William Lyon Phelps

“The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.” – Karen Horney

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Learn from your Work Quotes

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability. – Zig Ziglar

Never turn down a job because you think it’s too small; you never know where it may lead. – Julia Morgan

You learn something every day if you pay attention. – Ray LeBlond

Wherever we are and whatever we are doing, it is possible to learn something that can enrich our lives and the lives of others… No one’s education is ever complete. – Sir. John Templeton

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. – Thomas Henry Huxley

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have mastered, you will never grow. – C.R. Lawton

No one knows everything, but everyone can learn something. – Sean Gregory Derrick

You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you. – Barbara Sher

Perfection does not exist – you can always do better and you can always grow. – Les Brown

Invest in yourself, in your education. There’s nothing better. – Sylvia Porter

Be determined to handle any challenge in a way that will make you grow. – Les Brown

Undertake something that is difficult; it will do you good. Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. – Ronald E. Osborn

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have mastered, you will never grow. – C.R. Lawton

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. – Seneca

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. – William Ellery Channing

The biggest room in the world, is the room for improvement. – Unknown

Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster. – Weston H. Agor

When you are through improving yourself, you are out of the game. You learn until your last breath. – Richard A. Nelson

If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it. – Unknown

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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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When you Leave this Earth

When You Leave This Earth“When you leave this Earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received. Only what you have given.”