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  1. Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
      Amelia Earhart


  2. Think once before you give, twice before you accept, and a thousand times before you ask.
      Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach


  3. He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing: detachment.
      Johannes Eckhart


  4. Never exaggerate your faults; your friends will attend to that.
      Robert C. Edwards


  5. If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
       Tryon Edwards


  6. If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
       Albert Einstein


  7. Never lose a holy curiosity.
       Albert Einstein


  8. Big Ideas are so hard to recognize, so fragile, so easy to kill. Don't forget that, all of you who don't have them.
      John Elliot, Jr.


  9. Make yourself necessary to someone.
      Ralph Waldo Emerson


  10. Hitch your wagon to a star.
      Ralph Waldo Emerson


  11. Honor thy error as a hidden intention.
      Brian Eno


  12. Live your life without attracting attention.
      Epicurus


  13. First, learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
       Epictetus


  14. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
      Erik Erikson


  15. Slight not what's near, when aiming at what's far.
      Euripides



  16. - F -
  17. If you go in for argument, take care of your temper. Your logic, if you have any, will take care of itself.
      Joseph Farrell


  18. When lying, be emphatic and indignant, thus behaving like your children.
      William Feather


  19. Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.
      W. C. Fields


  20. Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.
      W. C. Fields


  21. Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.
      Henry Ford


  22. Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it; if you are sick, you shouldn't take it.
      Henry Ford


  23. Don't find fault, find a remedy.
      Henry Ford


  24. Never lend books, for no one ever returns them. The only books I have in my library are books that other folks have leant me.
      Anatole France


  25. When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
      Anatole France


  26. Live as if you were living a second time, and as if you had acted wrongly the first time.
      Viktor E. Frankel


  27. Keep conscience clear
    Then never fear.
      Benjamin Franklin


  28. If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.
      Benjamin Franklin


  29. Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of.
      Benjamin Franklin


  30. Work as if you were to live 100 years; pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
      Benjamin Franklin


  31. Take counsel in wine, but resolve afterwards in water.
      Benjamin Franklin


  32. Search others for their virtues, thy self for thy vices.
      Benjamin Franklin


  33. The more you know, the more ignorant you should appear.
      Aleksander Fredro


  34. Wait till it is night before saying it was a fine day.
      French Proverb


  35. Don't find fault with what you don't understand.
      French Proverb


  36. What is required is sight and insight -- then you might add one more: excite.
      Robert Frost


  37. You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. He's more particular.
      Robert Frost


  38. Don't be an agnostic. Be something.
      Robert Frost


  39. Do as most do, and few will speak ill of thee.
      Thomas Fuller


  40. Don't fight forces; use them.
      Buckminster Fuller


  41. Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.
      Thomas Fuller


  42. Cheat me in the price but not in the goods.
      Thomas Fuller


  43. Take heed: most men will cheat without scruple where they can do it withour fear.
      Thomas Fuller



  44. - G -
  45. If one takes care of the means, the end will take care of itself.
      Gandhi


  46. Hate the sin and love the sinner.
      Gandhi


  47. To lose patience is to lose the battle.
      Gandhi


  48. If nothing else is available, clutch at straws.
      Jack Gardner


  49. If it is gone and you are alive, you didn't need it.
      Jack Gardner


  50. Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small steps.
      David Lloyd George


  51. Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance
       King George V


  52. Welcome everything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.
       Andre Gide


  53. If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.
      Khalil Gibran


  54. Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
      Andre Gide


  55. Look over your shoulder now and then to be sure someone's following you.
      Henry Gilmer


  56. Make your life a mission -- not an intermission.
      Glasgow


  57. Enjoy what you can, endure what you must.
      Goethe


  58. A good time to keep your mouth shut is when you're in deep water.
      Sidney Goff


  59. Never make forecasts, especially about the future.
      Samuel Goldwyn


  60. When someone does something good, Applaud! You will make two people happy.
      Samuel Goldwyn


  61. Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
      Roy Goodman


  62. To be somebody you must last.
      Ruth Gordon


  63. Never mind whom you praise, but be very careful who you blame.
      Edmund Gosse


  64. Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it..
      Baltasar Gracian.


  65. Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
      Baltasar Gracian


  66. Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
      Baltasar Gracian.


  67. Avoid outshining your superiors. All victories breed hate, and that over your superior is foolish or fatal.
      Baltasar Gracian


  68. Know how to use evasion. That is how smart people get out of difficulties.
      Baltasar Gracian


  69. Leave your luck while still winning.
      Baltasar Gracian


  70. The wise persono would rather see others needing him than thanking him.
      Baltasar Gracian


  71. Do pleasant things yourself, unpleasant things through others.
      Baltasar Gracian


  72. It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.
      Baltasar Gracian


  73. A wise prince must never take things easy in times of peace.
      Baltasar Gracian


  74. Display startling novelty--rise afresh like the sun every day. Change too the scene on which you shine, so that you rloss may be felt in the old scenes of your triumph, while the novelty of your powers wins applause in the new.
      Baltasar Gracian


  75. Keep expectation alive. Keep stirring it up. Let much promise more, and great deeds herald greater.
      Baltasar Gracian


  76. Don't ask the barber whether you need a haircut.
      Daniel Greenberg


  77. Waste no time with weapons that do not remove the causes of your complaints but that simply change the faces of those in charge.
      Francesco Guicciardini


  78. Don't tell your friends about your indegestion. "How are you." is a greeting, not a question.
      Arthur Guiterman



  79. - H -
  80. Don't carry a grudge. While you're carrying the grudge, the other guy's out dancing.
      Buddy Hackett


  81. Never do for a child what he si capable of doing for himself.
      Elizabeth G. hainstock


  82. A promise must never be broken.
      Alexander Hamilton


  83. Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step: only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road.
      Dag Hmmerskjold


  84. Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.
      Sidney J. Harris


  85. Wake early if you want another man's life or land. No lamb for the lazy wolf. No battles won in bed.
      Hávamál


  86. A log's flame leaps to another. Fire kindles fire. A man listens, thus he learns. The shy stays shallow.
      Hávamál


  87. Never walk away from home ahead of your axe and sword. You can't feel a battle in your bones or forsee a fight.
      Hávamál


  88. No man should call himself clever. A sage visitor is a silent guest.
      Hávamál


  89. When passing a door post, watch as you walk on, inspect as you enter. It is uncertain where enemies lurk or crouch in a dark corner.
      Hávamál


  90. When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
      Ernest Hemingway


  91. Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.
      Mary Hemingway


  92. Study the world's skin before you set out to look for its heart.
      Zbigniew Herbert


  93. Drink not the third glass -- which thou can'st not tame once it is within thee.
      George Herbert


  94. You must lose a fly to catch a trout.
       George Herbert


  95. Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.
       George Herbert


  96. Don't ever slam the door; you might want to go back.
      Don Herold


  97. Whoever would lie usefully should lie seldom.
      Lord Hervey


  98. We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.
       Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr.


  99. Speak clearley, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
       Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr.


  100. Leverage is everything--don't begin to pry until you've got the long arm on your side.
      Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


  101. Put not your trust in money; put your money in trust.
      Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


  102. Enjoy yourself because you can't change anything anyway.
      Jenny Holzer


  103. Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
      Horace


  104. Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
      Horace


  105. Don't think, just do.
      Horace


  106. Never Despair
    Nil desperandum
      Horace ['Odes']

  107. Seize the day, put little trust in the future.
    Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.
      Horace ['Odes' ]

  108. Never get married in the morning, 'cause you may never know who you'll meet that night.
      Paul Hornung


  109. When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
      Edgar Watson Howe


  110. When a man tells you what people are saying about you, tell him what people are saying about him; that will immediately take his mind off your troubles.
      Edgar Watson Howe


  111. A good scare is worth more to a man than dood advice.
      Edgar Watson Howe


  112. If you want to know how old a woman is, ask her sister-in law.
      Edgar Watson Howe


  113. If you want work well done, select a busy man -- the other kind has no time
      Elbert Hubbard


  114. Be pleasant untili ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.
      Elbert Hubbard


  115. Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.
      Elbert Hubbard


  116. Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.
      Elbert Hubbard


  117. If you can't answer a man's argument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
      Elbert Hubbard


  118. To escape criticism -- do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
      Elbert Hubbard


  119. The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
      Frank McKinney Hubbard


  120. Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Weep, an' it keeps on laughin'.
      Frank McKinney Hubbard


  121. When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
      Victor Hugo


  122. If you would civilize a man, begin with his grandmother.
      Victor Hugo


  123. If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.
      Leigh Hunt



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