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“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” – Frank A. Clark

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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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Famous Quotes

Famous Children Quotes

“Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up ’cause they’re looking for ideas.” – Paula Poundstone

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” – James Baldwin

“Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“There’s nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.” – Frank A. Clark

“Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

“We cannot always build the future of our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

“Children are our most valuable resource.” – Herbert Hoover

“Never underestimate a child’s ability to get into more trouble.” – Martin Mull

“Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.” – Phyllis Diller

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Optimism Quotes

Being optimistic is one of the best thing you can do in your life. Life is easier and happier for an optimistic person. Let me show you some great optimism quotes to make you a more motivating day. Relax and enjoy.

Nothing lasts forever? Not even your troubles. – Arnold H Glasgow

Every exit is an entry somewhere. – Tom Stoppard

The world is full of cactus, but we don’t have to sit on it. – Will Foley

There can’t be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full. – Henry Kissinger

Optimist: Person who travels on nothing from nowhere to happiness. – Mark Twain

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein

I would rather stay positive and get 60 percent good results than stay negative and get 100 percent bad results. – Joyce Meyer

The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himslef positive results. – Norman Vincent Peale

We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic. – Susan Jeffers

Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. – Emily Dickinson

Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. – Emory Austin

If winter comes, can spring be far behind? – Percy Bysshe Shelley

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. – Helen Keller

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. – Bill Cosby

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

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. – Unknown

Carry laughter with you wherever you go. – Hugh Sidey

If we couldn’t laugh, we would all go insane. – Jimmy Buffet

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. – Victor Hugo

Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully. – Max Eastman

If you don’t learn to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you’re old. – Edgar Watson Howe

Optimism and humor are the grease and glue of life. Without both of them we would never have survived our captivity. – Philip Butler

Optimists are nostalgic about the future. – Chicago Tribune

Optimism is the foundation of courage. – Nicholas Murray Butler

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence. – Helen Keller

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true. – James Branch Cabell

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill

An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out? – Michel De Saint-Pierre

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit. – Helen Keller

In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip. – Daniel L. Reardon

Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute. – Gladys Bronwys Stern

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities — always see them, for they’re always there. – Norman Vincent Peale

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses. – Alphonse Karr

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Motivational Quotes

Personal Growth Quotes

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Big doors swing on little hinges.” – W. Clement Stone

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

“We find comfort among those who agree with us– growth among those who don’t.” – Frank A Clark

” Sometimes success is better measured in smiles received, giggles heard, and hands held, than in dollars earned, deadlines met, and kilos shed.” – Mike Dooley

“Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.” – Lao Tzu

” Forget the past; use the present to plan for the future.” – Refilwe Henny Muremi

“It not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know.” – Anthony Robbins

“The way to gain a good reputation, is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.” – Socrates

“If we do not plant knowledge when young, it will give us no shade when we are old.” – Lord Chesterfield

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

“Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.” – Plato

“Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.” – Doug Firebaugh

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley

“Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – John Maxwell

“My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.” – Abraham Lincoln

“The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.” – Napoleon Hill

“Insist on yourself. Never imitate.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle

“If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison

“A man who finds no satisfaction in himself will seek for it in vain elsewhere.” – La Rochefoucauld

“Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less, say more, hate less, love more, and good things will be yours.” – Swedish Proverb

“You can never solve a problem with the same kind of thinking that created the problem in the first place.” –Albert Einstein

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Famous Quotes

Criticism Quotes

“Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge.” – Fritz Perls

“You can disagree without being disagreeable.” – Zig Ziglar

“Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.” – Winston Churchill

“Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.”- Andy Warhol

“You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.” – John Wooden

“If you don’t have enemies, you don’t have character.” – Paul Newman

“Nothing is complete and thus nothing is exempt from criticism.”- James Luther Adams

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.” – Frank A. Clark

“Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.” – Wole Soyinka

“Quit now, you’ll never make it. If you disregard this advice, you’ll be halfway there.” – David Zucker

“People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have.” – Anne Tyler

“Once you label me you negate me.” – Søren Kierkegaard

“We are not trying to entertain the critics. I’ll take my chances with the public.” – Walt Disney

“He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Criticism is the art of appraising others at one’s own value.” – George Jean Nathan

“He only profits from praise who values criticism.” – Heinrich Heine

“A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.” – David Brinkley

“Harshness to me is giving somebody false hopes and not following through. That’s harsh. Telling some guy or some girl who’ve got zero talent that they have zero talent actually is a kindness.”- Simon Cowell

“Don’t abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.” – Edgar Watson Howe

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Inspirational Quotes

Inspiring Kindness Quotes

# Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the and the blind can see. ~Mark Twain
# No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ~Aesop
# For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. ~Audrey Hepburn
# Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless. ~Mother Teresa
# Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love. ~Gandhi
# It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. ~Kahil Gibran
# Choose being kind over being right, and you’ll be right every time. ~Richard Carlson
# Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out. ~Frank A. Clark
# When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace. ~Dalai Lama
# Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. ~ Philo
# Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. ~James Matthew Barrie
# How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it! ~George Elliston
# Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profundity. Kindness in giving creates love. ~Lao-Tse
# Don’t wait for people to be friendly, show them how. ~Author Unknown
# To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue… gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. ~Confucius