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  • If Spirituality is that you're humble in the face of forces greater than you and you believe those forces are more inclined toward being good than being bad, then I'm a spiritual person.

    Michael J. Fox (1961 - ), Good Housekeeping, June 2011

    Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.H. H. Williams

    Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.Sophia Loren (1934 - )

    One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love, and to long life.Alexander A. Bogomoletz

    I pay very little what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person.

    Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Mansfield Park

    Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.Rabbi Abraham Heschel

    I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967)

    Sometimes people do things that hurt and it's not because they mean to. They just do. It doesn't necessarily have anything to do with you, but you end up hurt because of it.

    Randy K. Milholland, Something Positive Comic, 08-23-05

    It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.

    Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862), Walden, 1854

    Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.

    Annie Lennox

    I'm the only person I know that's lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year.... It's very character-building.

    Steve Jobs (1955 - 2011), Apple Confidential 2.0

    To make pleasures pleasant, shorten them.Charles Buxton

    It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.

    Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

    It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry.Nikolai Gogol (1809 - 1852), 1836

  • We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome.R. C. Allen

    A sailor without a destination cannot hope for a favorable wind.Leon Tec, M.D.

    Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626), The Advancement of Learning, 1605

    You never lose a dream. It just incubates as a hobby.Larry Page, University of Michigan Commencement Address, 2009

    Worry is a misuse of imagination.Dan Zadra

    Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far

    better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.

    A. Bartlett Giamatti (1938 - 1989), President of Yale University