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Age

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.


Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. ~George Bernard Shaw

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many. ~Author Unknown


Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life. ~Robert Southey, The Doctor


How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were? ~Satchel Paige


Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age. ~Victor Hugo


Youth is a disease from which we all recover. ~Dorothy Fulheim


The key to successful aging is to pay as little attention to it as possible. ~Judith Regan

Old age is fifteen years older than I am. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

There's no such thing as too late. That's why they invented death. ~From the movie Out to Sea

To be seventy years young is sometimes for more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes


Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty - they merely move it from their faces into their hearts. ~Martin Buxbaum

I recently had my annual physical examination, which I get once every seven years, and when the nurse weighed me, I was shocked to discover how much stronger the Earth's gravitational pull has become since 1990. ~Dave Barry

You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely. ~Author Unknown

The other day a man asked me what I thought was the best time of life. "Why," I answered without a thought, "now." ~David Grayson


I'm not 40, I'm eighteen with 22 years experience. ~Author Unknown

Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy. ~Author Unknown

Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once. ~Dave Barry, "Your Disintegrating Body," Dave Barry Turns 40, 1990


Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. ~Henry Ford


There is always some specific moment when we realize our youth is gone; but years after, we know it was much later. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960



Anger

"Speak when you are angry - and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret." (Lawrence J Peter)

Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.

“Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one”

“When anger rises, think of the consequences”

“Anyone who angers you conquers you”

“Anger is only one letter short of danger”

“Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.”

“The truth shall make you free, but first it shall make you angry”

“So long as a man is angry he cannot be in the right” (Chinese Proverb)

“The best answer to anger is silence.”

We boil at different degrees.

When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our own days and nights into a hellish turmoil.

DALE CARNEGIE

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? ~Sydney J. Harris

There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen. ~Alexandre Dumas

He who angers you conquers you. ~Elizabeth Kenny

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. ~Will Rogers

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? ~Sydney J. Harris


There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen. ~Alexandre Dumas


He who angers you conquers you. ~Elizabeth Kenny


For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness. ~Author Unknown


Anger is one letter short of danger. ~Author Unknown


Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge. ~Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton


People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. ~Will Rogers


Never write a letter while you are angry. ~Chinese Proverb

If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot. ~Korean Proverb

Sometimes when I'm angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn't give me the right to be cruel. ~Author Unknown


Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them. ~James Fallows

I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to. ~Author Unknown

Temper tantrums, however fun they may be to throw, rarely solve whatever problem is causing them. ~Lemony Snicket

The worst-tempered people I've ever met were people who knew they were wrong. ~Wilson Mizner

To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee. ~William H. Walton

Common Sense

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. (Robert Green Ingersoll)

Common sense ain't common. (Will Rogers)

Fame

If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing. (Ben Franklin)

Criticism

"It's easier to criticize than create. Those who can, create. Those who can't, criticize." --Dr. Michael Guido

Fault

“If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others.”

Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the scent that the rose leaves on the heel that crushes it.

Grace is getting something that you don’t deserve; and mercy is not getting something that you do deserve. (John Arnott)

This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well. (Francis Bacon)

They who forgive most shall be most forgiven. (Josiah Bailey)

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. (William Blake)

I can forgive, but I cannot forget" is only another way of saying, "I will not forgive." (William Blake)

Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note--torn in two and burned up so that it never can be shown against one.

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. (Paul Boese)

Do you prefer that you be right or happy?

Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge. (Isaac Friedmann)

Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are. (Malcolm Forbes)

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. (Mahatma Gandhi)

If we practice and eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, soon the whole world will be blind and toothless. (Mahatma Gandhi)

Forgiveness ... washes the slate clean. (John MacArthur)

It may be infinitely worse to refuse to forgive than to murder, because the latter may be an impulse of a moment of heat; whereas the former is a cold and deliberate choice of the heart. (George MacDonald)

Forgiveness is the oil of relationships. (Josh McDowell)

If anyone hits you on the right cheek, offer him the other as well. (Matthew)

Forgiveness saves the expense of anger (Hannah More)

The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing. (George Bernard Shaw)

Forgiveness does not mean condoning what has been done. It means taking what happened seriously...drawing out the sting in the memory that threatens our entire existence. (Bishop Desmond Tutu)

When we judge, we are pushing people away; we are creating a wall, a barrier. When we forgive we are destroying barriers, we come closer to others. (Jean Vanier)

To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee. (William H. Walton)

There is no peace without forgiveness. Attack thoughts towards others are attack thoughts towards ourselves. (Marianne Williamson)

Integrity

“Winning is nice if you don't lose your integrity in the process.” (Arnold Horshak)

Mistakes

"When you're wrong, admit it. When you're right, shut up."

Silence

Silence is the best answer to the stupid

“There are times when silence has the loudest voice” Leroy Brownlow quotes

Silence is the most powerful scream.

“There is no reply to the ignorant like keeping silence

Saying nothing...sometimes says the most.

It is better to say nothing and have people think your an idiot than to open your mouth and erase any doubt

It is sometimes best to say nothing and be thought a fool, than to open one's mouth and confirm it.

saying nothing sows a seed of doubt in your opponents mind

Worry

Ninety percent of the things we tend to worry about we have no control over, so why worry about them? Author Unknown

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