• Love is all you need. --John Lennon
  • Let the beauty we love be what we do. --Rumi
  • It is better to have loved and lost, than not to have loved at all. --Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. --Mahatma Gandi
  • The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. --G.K. Chesterton
  • To love another person is to see the face of God. --Les Miserables
  • Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins. --Proverbs 10:12
  • Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, it would be utterly scorned. --Song of Solomon 8:7
  • Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and blows in a fire. --Duc de La Rochefoucauld
  • Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies. --John Donne
  • I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love. --Henry Ward Beecher
  • But, O Sarah! if the dead can come back to this earth and flit unseen around those they loved, I shall always be near you; In the gladdest days and in the darkest nights . . . always, always, and if there be a soft breeze upon your cheek, it shall be my breath, as the cool air fans your throbbing temple, it shall be my spirit passing by. Sarah do not mourn me dead; think I am gone and wait for thee, for we shall meet again. --Major Sullivan Ballou, to his wife, a week before his death in 1861, during the Civil War
  • There must be millions of people all over the world who never get any love letters...I could be their leader. --Charlie Brown
  • Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. --Bertand Russell
  • Death cannot stop true love. It can only delay it for a while. --Wesley, The Princess Bride
  • Oh that it were possible

  • After long grief & pain
    To find the arms of my true love
    Around me once again
    --Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. --Kahlil Gibran
  • Think about it: Love and hate are closely bound emotions, but cousins, not enemies. It's fear that kills love. It's fear we feel when love is threatened. --Tim Allen
  • Love will find you, even if you are trying to hide from it. I been trying to hide from it since I was five, but the girls keep finding me. -- Dave, age 8
  • The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. --Carl Jung
  • I love that you get cold when it's 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle up over your nose when you're looking at me like I'm nuts. I love that after I spend a day with you, I can still smell your perfume on my clothes and I love that you are the last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night. And it's not because I'm lonely and it's not because it's New Year's Eve. I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. --Harry, When Harry Met Sally

  • Life

    • You wait for fate to bring about the changes in life which you should be bringing about by yourself. --Douglas Coupland
    • Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced. --Soren Kierkegaard
    • 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
    • One ought, everyday, to hear a song, read a fine poem, and, if possible, to speak a few reasonable words. --John Wolfgang von Goethe
    • Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. --Marie Curie
    • Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule. --Samuel Butler
    • It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others. --Sydney J. Harris
    • In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. --Albert Camus
    • Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. --M. Kathleen Casey
    • It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. --Confucius
    • Life is like a piano...What you get out of it depends on how you play it. --Unknown
    • Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. --George Bernard Shaw
    • Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it. Live each day as if your life had just begun. --John Wolfgang von Goethe
    • There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life. --Federico Fellini
    • The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. --Confucius
    • But I am constant as the northern star,

    • Of whose true-fix'd and resting quality
      There is no fellow in the firmament. --William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
    • What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset. --Crowfoot, Blackfoot warrior and orator, 1890

    Individuality

    • A person can't be creative and conformist at the same time. --J.A. Meyer
    • You pretend to be more eccentric than you actually are because you worry you are an interchangeable cog. --Douglas Coupland
    • If I try to be like him, who will be like me? --Yiddish proverb
    • Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is. --Bhagavad-Gita
    • Had I to carve an inscription on my tombstone I would ask for none other than "The Individual." --Soren Kierkegaard
    • We all are worms, but I do believe I am a glowworm. --Winston Churchill

    Music

    • Music is well said to be the speech of angels. --Thomas Carlyle
    • After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. --Aldous Huxley
    • Music is the universal language of mankind. --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven. --Amiel
    • Music is the vernacular of the human soul. --Geoffrey Latham
    • ...sing the wandering soul back home. --Caitlin Matthews

    Attitude is Everything! ;-)

    • Miracles happen to those who believe in them. --Bernard Berenson
    • The word impossible is not in my dictionary. --Napoleon Bonaparte
    • The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. --Lao-Tse
    • That is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble. --Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Some people look at the world and say "why?"

    • Some people look at the world and say "why not?"
      --George Bernard Shaw
    • Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. --Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. --Helen Keller
    • Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. --Buddha
    • The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can change his life by changing his attiude of mind. --William James
    • If at first you donít succeed, Try, try again. --William Edward Hughes
    • When the Lord closes a door, somewhere he opens a window. --The Sound of Music
    • Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls. --Edward Hubbel Chapin
    • Take time to be friendly--It is the road to happiness.

    • Take time to dream--It is hitching your wagon to a star.
      Take time to love and be loved--it is the privelege of the gods.
      Take time to look around--It is too short a day to be selfish.
      Take time to laugh--It is the music of the soul.
      --Old English Prayer
    • To laugh often and much: To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you lived. This is to have succeeded. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Keep your eyes on the stars, keep your feet on the ground. --Theodore Roosevelt
    • Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead. --Louisa May Alcott
    • A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. --Hugh Downs
    • The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.

    •  --Thomas Paine
    • Act as if you were already happy and that will tend to make you happy. --Dale Carnegie
    • Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. --Billy Graham
    • No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
    • If you think you can, you can.  And if you think you can't you're right. --Mary Kay Ash
    • Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm. --Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
    • Pessimism is a waste of time. --Norman Cousins
    • Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries. --Corita Kent
    • Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, to all the souls you can, in every place you can, at all the times you can, with all the zeal you can, as long as you ever can. --John Wesley
    • When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. --John Ruskin
    • The only joy in the world is to begin. --Cesare Pavese
    • Miracles happen to those who believe in them. --Bernard Berenson
    • Life begets life.  Energy creates energy.  It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich. --Sarah Bernhardt
    • You can't win any game unless you are ready to win. --Connie Mack
    • Even in you're on the right track you'll get run over if you just sit there. --Will Rogers
    • Success always comes when preparation meets opportunity. --Henry Hartman

    Relationships

    • True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. --David Tyson Gentry
    • There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn. --Chinese Proverb
    • Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. --Henry Ford
    • Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. --Kahlil Gibran
    • Talk not of wasted affection; affection was never wasted. --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • I never met a man I didnít like. --Will Rogers
    • People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy. --Samuel Butler

    Deep Thoughts

    • The Universe is but one vast symbol of God. --Thomas Carlyle
    • Whoever humbles himself like this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. --Jesus
    • To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven... --Ecclesiastes 3
    • The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together. --Saadi
    • The truth dazzles gradually, or else the world would be blind. --Emily Dickinson
    • Your voice takes you to your heart. --Gabrielle Roth
    • Your words create what you speak about. Learn to speak positively. --Sanaya Roman
    • I said to the man who stood at the gate of the Year, "Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown." And he replied, "Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God. That shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way." --Minnie Louise Haskins
    • We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master. --Ernest Hemingway
    • The important thing is to create. Nothing else matters; creation is all. --Pablo Picasso
    • Nature is a revelation of God; Art is a revelation of man. --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Paradise is where I am. --Voltaire
    • If anything is sacred, the human body is sacred. --Walt Whitman
    • Youíve got to find the force inside you. --Joseph Campbell
    • Knowledge exists to be imparted. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Remembering the past gives power to the present. --Fae Myenne Ng
    • Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself. --Cicero
    • The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on. --Josiah Gilbert Holland
    • The soul of God is poured into the world through the thougts of men. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • The most beautiful emotion we can experience is the mystical. It is the power of all true art and science. --Albert Einstein
    • It must be of the spirit if we are to save the flesh. --Douglas MacArthur
    • All great truths begin as blasphemies. --George Bernard Shaw
    • The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love. --Walter S. Landor
    • Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.

    •  --Horace
    • We are healed by a suffering only by experiencing it in full. --Marcel Proust
    • Only eyes washed by tears can see clearly. --Louis L. Mann
    • Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience. --George Santayana
    • Nothing Unreal Exists. --Star Trek IV:  The Voyage Home
    • Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will. --William Cowper
    • Great men are they who see that the spiritual is stronger than any material force. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.  --Thomas Moore
    • God knows no distance. --Charleszetta Waddles
    • I think we dream so we donít have to be apart so long. If we're in each otherís dreams, we can be together all the time. --Hobbes

    • Truth

      • Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
      • The greatest homage we can pay to the truth is to use it. --James Russell Lowell
      • The truth is more important than the facts. --Frank Lloyd Wright
      • Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. --Henry David Thoreau


      Silly Quotes

      • I tried marijuana once. I did not inhale. --President Clinton
      • I think there is a world market for maybe five computers. --Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943
      • There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home. --Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977
      • 640K ought to be enough for anybody. --Bill Gates, in 1981
      • Who the hell wants to hear actors talk? --H. M. Warner, founder of Warner Brothers, in 1927
      • We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out. --Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962
      • I was under medication when I made the decision not to burn the tapes. --President Richard Nixon
      • I was not lying. I said things that later on seemed to be untrue. --Richard Nixon, discussing Watergate in 1978
      • Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life. -- Brooke Shields, on why she wanted to become spokesperson for a federal antismoking campaign.
      • Facts are stupid things. -- Ronald Reagan
      • Somebody told me it was frightening how much topsoil we are losing each year, but I told that story around the campfire and nobody got scared. --Jack Handey, Deep Thoughts
      • Nothing. --Louis XVI (entry in his diary for July 14, 1789, the day the mob stormed the Bastille)
      • Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today?

      • 1. Writing his memoirs of the Civil War.
        2. Advising the President.
        3. Desperately clawing at the inside of his coffin.
        --David Letterman

      Miscellaneous

      • A communist is like a crocodile:  when it opens its mouth you cannot tell whether it is

      • trying to smile or preparing to eat you up. --Winston Churchill
      • The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom--they are the pillars of society. --Henrik Ibsen
      • The more we study the more we discover our ignorance. --Percy Bysshe Shelley
      • I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. --Mark Twain
      • Beware the Ides of March. --William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
      • We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done. --The Book of Common Prayer
      • You can't break a bad habit by throwing it out the window.  You've got to walk it slowly down the stairs. --Mark Twain