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    Sorrow

  1. Into each life some rain must fall.
       -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  2. There can be no rainbow without a cloud and a storm.
       -- John H. Vincent

  3. Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground.
       -- Oscar Wilde

  4. Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
       -- Thomas Moore

  5. The world is so full of care and sorrow that it is a gracious debt we owe to one another to discover the bright crystals of delight hidden in somber circumstances and irksome tasks.
       -- Helen Keller

  6. Sorrow: a kind of rust of the soul, which every new idea contributes in its passage to scour away.
       -- Samuel Johnson

  7. Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls.
       -- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

  8. Sorrow makes men sincere.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher


    Soul

  9. The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.
       -- William Rounseville Alger

  10. The man who is always worrying whether or not his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn't worth a damn.
       -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

  11. Most people sell their souls and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
       -- Logan P. Smith

  12. The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on.
       -- Josiah Gilbert Holland

  13. It matters not how strait the gate,
       How charged with punishments the scroll;
    I am the master of my fate:
       I am the captain of my soul.
       -- W. E. Henley

  14. The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  15. My mind is incapable of conceiving such a thing as a soul. I may be in error, and man may have a soul; but I simply do not believe it.
       -- Thomas A. Edison

  16. One of the proofs of the immortality of the soul is that myriads have believed it--they also believed the world was flat.
       -- Mark Twain

  17. We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.
       -- Aristotle (De Anima)

  18. It makes no more sense to postulate a special brain-soul in order to account for the activities of the brain than to postulate a special stomach-soul in order to explain the functioning of the stomach or a special lung-soul to explain the phenomenon o
       -- Corliss Lamont (The Philosophy of Humanism, 1949)

  19. To expect a personality to survive the disintegration of the brain is like expecting a cricket club to survive when all of uits members are dead.
       -- Bertrand Russell


    Space

  20. The question is not so much whether there is life on Mars as whether it will continue to be possible to live on Earth.
       -- Anon.

  21. The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and use by all countries. No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty.
       -- Lyndon Baines Johnson

  22. The sky is no longer the limit.
       -- Richard M. Nixon

  23. It's only during an eclipse that the Man in the Moon has a place in the sun.
       -- Anon.

  24. The universe, as far as we can observe it, is a wonderful and immense engine.
       -- George Santayana

  25. That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
       -- Neil Armstrong

  26. God has no intention of setting a limit to the efforts of man to conquer space.
       -- Pius XII


    Speculation

  27. There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: when he can't afford it and when he can.
       -- Mark Twain

  28. When speculation has done its worst, two and two still make four.
       -- Samuel Johnson

  29. If there were no bad speculations there could be no good investments; if there were no wild ventures there would be no brilliantly successful enterprises.
       -- F. W. Hirst

  30. A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.
       -- Bernard M. Baruch

  31. The narrower the mind, the broader the statement.
       -- Ted Cook

  32. Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
       -- Henry Ford

  33. There will always be speculation of some kind. If you throw it out of an organized exchange, you throw it out into the street.
       -- H. C. Emery


    Speaking

  34. The object of oratory is not truth, but persuasion.
       -- Lord Macaulay

  35. Most people have ears, but few have judgment; tickle those ears, and depend upon it, you will catch those judgments, such as they are.
       -- Lord Chesterfield

  36. The great orator always shows a dash of contempt for the opinions of his audience.
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  37. The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld


    Speech

  38. Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
       -- Alfred North Whitehead

  39. We speak little if not egged on by vanity.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  40. Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  41. Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
       -- Robert Frost

  42. The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them.
       -- Oliver Goldsmith

  43. It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
       -- Mark Twain

  44. Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches.
       -- Otto von Bismarck

  45. Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
       -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

  46. When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
       -- Arabian Proverb


    Spirit

  47. The sword conquered for a while, but the spirit conquers for ever!
       -- Sholem Asch

  48. Great men are they who see that the spiritual is stronger than any material force.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  49. Of my own spirit let me be in sole though feeble mastery.
       -- Sara Teasdale

  50. There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
       -- Napoleon Bonaparte

  51. One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.
       -- Albert Schweitzer

  52. I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.
       -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  53. He that loseth wealth, loseth much; he that loseth friends, loseth more; but he that loseth his spirit loseth all.
       -- Spanish Maxim

  54. Every spirit makes its house, but as afterwards the house confines the spirit, you had better build well.
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  55. If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?
       -- William Jennings Bryan

  56. It must be of the spirit if we are to save the flesh.
       -- Douglas MacArthur


    State

  57. The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state.
       -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

  58. It is one of the happy incidents of the federal system that a single courageous State may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.
       -- Louis D. Brandeis


    Strength

  59. Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
       -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

  60. Concentration is the secret of strength.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  61. We acquire the strength we have overcome.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  62. The weakest link in a chain is the strongest because it can break it.
       -- Stanislaw J. Lec

  63. I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of strenuous life.
       -- Theodore Roosevelt

  64. The strength of a man consists in finding out the way God is going, and going that way.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  65. We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
       -- François de la Rochefoucauld

  66. Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting, but never hit soft.
       -- Theodore Roosevelt

  67. Three things give us hardy strength: sleeping on hairy mattresses, breathing cold air, and eating dry food.
       -- Welsh Proverb

  68. It is from weakness that people reach for dictators and concentrated government power. Only the strong can be free. And only the productive can be strong.
       -- Wendell L. Willkie

  69. Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
       -- Calvin Coolidge

  70. A threefold cord is not quickly broken.
       -- Ecclesiastes 4:12

  71. O, it is excellent to have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant.
       -- William Shakespeare


    Study

  72. The noblest exercise of the mind within doors, and most befitting a person of quality, is study.
       -- William Ramsay

  73. The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.
       -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  74. Our delight in any particular study, art, or science rises and improves in proportion to the application which we bestow upon it. Thus, what was at first an exercise becomes at length an entertainment.
       -- Joseph Addison

  75. No student knows his subject: the most he knows is where and how to find out the things he does not know.
       -- Woodrow Wilson

  76. I would live to study, and not study to live.
       -- Francis Bacon

  77. The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.
       -- Percy Bysshe Shelley

  78. The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.
       -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

  79. There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
       -- Cicero


    Success

  80. Success is the child of audacity.
       -- Benjamin Disraeli

  81. To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.
       -- William Shakespeare

  82. If A equal success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut.
       -- Albert Einstein

  83. The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been asleep.
       -- Wilson Mizner

  84. There is only one success ... to be able to spend your life in your own way, and not to give others absurd maddening claims upon it.
       -- Christopher Morley

  85. Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
       -- Albert Einstein

  86. We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
       -- Henry David Thoreau

  87. Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.
       -- Anthony Troloppe

  88. The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
       -- Benjamin Disraeli

  89. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure.
       -- Mark Twain

  90. Success has always been a great liar.
       -- Friedrich Nietzsche

  91. The road to success is filled with women pushing their husbands along.
       -- Thomas R. Dewar

  92. If man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, tho it be in the woods.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  93. The penalty of success is to be bored by the attentions of people who formerly snubbed you.
       -- M. W. Little

  94. Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.
       -- Michel de Montaigne


    Suffering

  95. It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
       -- Napoleon Bonaparte

  96. We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it in full.
       -- Marcel Proust

  97. I have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another.
       -- Jean Jacques Rousseau

  98. It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
       -- Robert Lynd

  99. The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.
       -- William Faulkner

  100. How little it takes to make life unbearable: a pebble in the shoe, a cockroach in the spaghetti, a woman's laugh.
       -- H. L. Mencken

  101. If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  102. Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
       -- Aristotle


    Superstition

  103. Superstition is the poison of the mind.
       -- Joseph Lewis

  104. Superstition is ... religion which is incongruous with intelligence.
       -- John Tyndall

  105. Let me make the superstitions of a nation and I care not who makes its laws or its songs either.
       -- Mark Twain

  106. Superstitions are, for the most part, but the shadows of great truths.
       -- Tryon Edwards

  107. Superstition is a senseless fear of God.
       -- Cicero

  108. We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe.
       -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

  109. Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
       -- Edmund Burke

  110. Men are probably nearer the central truth in their superstitions than in their science.
       -- Henry David Thoreau

  111. Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes begging.
       -- Martin Luther


    Suspicion

  112. Suspicions which may be unjust need not be stated.
       -- Abraham Lincoln

  113. We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
       -- Henry David Thoreau

  114. The less we know the more we suspect.
       -- Josh Billings

  115. The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  116. A woman of honor should not expect of others things she would not do herself.
       -- Marguerite De Valois


    Sympathy

  117. If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.
       -- Oscar Wilde

  118. A sympathetic heart is like a spring of pure water bursting forth from the mountain side.
       -- Anonymous

  119. When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are really looking for the particulars.
       -- Ed Howe

  120. Sympathy is a virtue unknown in nature.
       -- Paul Eipper

  121. Harmony of aim, not identity of conclusion, is the secret of sympathetic life.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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