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Abraham Lincoln Quotes to Remind You to Always Stand Tall

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“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar” ― Abraham Lincoln

“The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession. I could never give assent to the long, complicated statements of Christian dogma.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Women are the only people I am afraid of who I never thought would hurt me” ― Abraham Lincoln

“The bottom half of the page had descended into a doodle of a tiny man giving the middle finger to a giant, angry eagle with razor-sharp talons. Beneath it, the caption: To Mock a Killing Bird.”
― Seth Grahame-Smith

“Lincoln grew immeasurably as he came to think of himself as an “instrument of God’s will.”
― Joe Wheeler, Abraham Lincoln, a Man of Faith and Courage: Stories of Our Most Admired President

“I never understand these “the south will rise again” people. Again? It never rose before. It tried to and Lincoln stomped its ass.”
― T.J. Kirka

“It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth”
― Abraham Lincoln

“A farce or comedy is best played; a tragedy is best read at home.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“What is to be, will be, and no prayers of ours can arrest the decree.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“A house divided against itself cannot stand” ― Abraham Lincoln

“There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Adhere to your purpose and you will soon feel as well as you ever did. On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it all your life.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“And in the end, it is not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other thing.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“I have a congenital aversion to failure.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“I happen temporarily to occupy this big White House. I am living witness that any one of your children may look to come here as my father’s child has.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“I have stepped out upon this platform that I may see you and that you may see me, and in the arrangement, I have the best of the bargain.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“The demon of intemperance ever seems to have delighted in sucking the blood of genius and of generosity.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“This is a world of compensations; he who would be no slave must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“All I ask for the negro is that if you do not like him, let him alone. If God gave him but little, that little let him enjoy.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“I leave you, hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be a doubt that all men are created free and equal.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“The ballot is stronger than the bullet.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“I cannot make it better known than it already is that I strongly favor colonization.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser – in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“The love of property and consciousness of right and wrong have conflicting places in our organization, which often makes a man’s course seem crooked, his conduct a riddle.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried?” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“If we have no friends, we have no pleasure; and if we have them, we are sure to lose them, and be doubly pained by the loss.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“I distrust the wisdom if not the sincerity of friends who would hold my hands while my enemies stab me.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.” ― Abraham Lincoln

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50 Coffee Quotes to Sooth and Caffeinate Your Soul

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“What do you want?”
“Just coffee. Black – like my soul.”
― Cassandra Clare

“As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?”
― Cassandra Clare

“I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.”
― Louisa May Alcott

“It is inhumane, in my opinion, to force people who have a genuine medical need for coffee to wait in line behind people who apparently view it as some kind of recreational activity.”
― Dave Barry

“Coffee is a way of stealing time that should by rights belong to your older self.”
― Terry Pratchett

“Black as night, sweet as sin.”
― Neil Gaiman

“I don’t really like coffee, she said, but I don’t really like it when my head hit my desk when I fall asleep either. ”
― Brian Andreas

“Adventure in life is good; consistency in coffee, even better.”
― Justina Chen Headley

“There are those who love to get dirty and fix things. They drink coffee at dawn, beer after work. And those who stay clean, just appreciate things. At breakfast, they have milk and juice at night. There are those who do both, they drink tea.”
― Gary Snyder

“Want coffee?” I asked as I headed that way.
“It’s three-thirty in the morning.”
“Okay. Want coffee?”
― Darynda Jones

“Coffee first. Schemes later.”
― Leanna Renee Hieber

“Come on, don’t you ever stop and smell the coffee?”
― Justina Chen Headley

“Mercy,” he mumbled. “What the hell did you do to my French Roast?”
― Patricia Briggs

“Only an idiot would rely on the energy of a bean or a leaf to stay awake throughout the day.”
― Tahereh Mafi

“Do you know how helpless you feel if you have a full cup of coffee in your hand and you start to sneeze? ”
― Jean Kerr

“Coffee and chocolate—the inventor of mocha should be sainted.”
― Cherise Sinclair

“A morning coffee is my favorite way of starting the day, settling the nerves so that they don’t later fray.”
― Marcia Carrington

“There are three intolerable things in life – cold coffee, lukewarm champagne, and overexcited women…”
― Orson Welles

“I like coffee exceedingly…”
― H.P. Lovecraft

“The powers of a man’s mind are directly proportioned to the quantity of coffee he drinks.”
― Sir James Mackintosh

“I sipped my own coffee, heavy on the sugar and cream, trying to make up for the late work the night before. Caffeine and sugar, the two basic food groups.”
― Laurell K. Hamilton

“There were some problems only coffee and ice cream could fix.”
― Amal El-Mohtar

“I decided to turn to my old faithful solution to all that is wrong in life. Coffee.”
― Lisa Renee Jones

“I need COFFEE to help me change the things I can… and WINE to help me accept the things I can’t!”
― Tanya Masse

“The relationship between a perfect cup of coffee and a writer is just like the couple who always stand by and feel proud of being committed to each other.”
― Himmilicious

“Sure, some medical experts say coffee could be a health hazard, but they obviously never built a web site before!”
― Geoff Blake

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“I never said I liked coffee better than sex. I said I’d had it more.”
― Kevin Sinnott

“Coffee is a kind of magic you can drink.”
― Catherynne M. Valente

“They can kill the Kennedys. Why can’t they make a cup of coffee that tastes good?”
― John Swartzwelder

“A cup of gourmet coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent.”
― Unknown Author

“From the first cup of coffee in the morning
to playing in the sheets at night, I choose you to be by my side.”
― J.WOLF

“The Lord must have created coffee to reward humans for those bad times they sometimes have on Earth.”
― Sahara Sanders

“In this world, there are only a few things more available than gasoline: coffee, soda, and beer. Oh, and bad advice.”
― Foster Kinn

“A good cup of coffee makes life feel better.”
― Sahara Sanders

“Having charged your brain with a cup of coffee, you’re ready to face some more challenges of life.”
― Sahara Sanders

“A good cup of coffee makes life seem better.”
― Sahara Sanders

“Having charged your heart and brain with a cup of coffee, you’re ready to face the challenges of life.”
― Sahara Sanders

“Without coffee, how would romance wake up in the morning?”
― Anthony T. Hincks

“If drinking alcohol gives people Dutch courage, then drinking coffee gives me Dutch energy.”
― Stewart Stafford

“Even nihilists put sugar in their coffee to make it sweeter.”
― Marty Rubin

“Tobacco, coffee, alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine, are weak dilutions. The surest poison is time.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I need coffee to deal with this, and I’m not getting decaf.”
― Matthew Arnold Stern

“We drank our coffee the Russian way. That is to say, we had vodka before it and vodka afterward.”
― Philip Sington

“People like to cry over spilled milk, but I cry every time I spill my coffee.”
― Anthony Liccione

“Many people claim coffee inspires them, but, as everybody knows, coffee only makes boring people even more boring.”
― Balzac

“Sometimes, they just make coffee cups too small.”
― Michelle M. Pillow

“Coffee is a warm drink that fosters friendship and tastes great. What more is there to life?”
― Kevin Sinnott

“Writing Cave means it’s Coffee O’Clock…Who am I kidding? It’s always Coffee O’Clock!”
― Tammy-Louise Wilkins

“Coffee is a girl who never tells a boy no.”
― Andrew Smith

“No! I’m not ready, this is still my first cup of coffee!”
― Anthony Liccione

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50 Bob Ross Quotes About Making No Mistakes Just Happy Accidents

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“There’s nothing wrong with having a tree as a friend.” ―Bob Ross

“The secret to doing anything is believing that you can do it. Anything that you believe you can do strong enough, you can do. Anything. As long as you believe.” ―Bob Ross

“We don’t make mistakes. We just have happy accidents.” ―Bob Ross

“I think there’s an artist hidden at the bottom of every single one of us.” ―Bob Ross

“You too can paint almighty pictures.” ―Bob Ross

“No pressure. Just relax and watch it happen.” ―Bob Ross

“Don’t forget to make all these little things individuals — all of them special in their own way.” ―Bob Ross

“Find freedom on this canvas.” ―Bob Ross

“It’s so important to do something every day that will make you happy.” ―Bob Ross

“Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you’re willing to practice, you can do.” ―Bob Ross

“Make love to the canvas.” ―Bob Ross

“[Painting] will bring a lot of good thoughts to your heart.” ―Bob Ross

“We artists are a different breed of people. We’re a happy bunch.” ―Bob Ross

“We want happy paintings. Happy paintings. If you want sad things, watch the news.” ―Bob Ross

“That’s a crooked tree. We’ll send him to Washington.” ―Bob Ross

“Every day is a good day when you paint.” ―Bob Ross

“I think each of us, sometime in our life, has wanted to paint a picture.” ―Bob Ross

“We tell people sometimes: We’re like drug dealers, come into town and get everybody absolutely addicted to painting. It doesn’t take much to get you addicted.” ―Bob Ross

“They say everything looks better with odd numbers of things. But sometimes I put even numbers — just to upset the critics.” ―Bob Ross

“Gotta give him a friend. Like I always say, ‘Everyone needs a friend.’” ―Bob Ross

“See how it fades right into nothing. That’s just what you’re looking for.” ―Bob Ross

“If I paint something, I don’t want to have to explain what it is.” ―Bob Ross

“Water’s like me. It’s lazy. Boy, it always looks for the easiest way to do things.” ―Bob Ross

“In painting, you have unlimited power. You have the ability to move mountains. You can bend rivers. But when I get home, the only thing I have power over is the garbage.” ―Bob Ross

“Don’t forget to tell these special people in your life just how special they are to you.” ―Bob Ross

“Didn’t you know you had that much power? You can move mountains. You can do anything.” ―Bob Ross

“I like to beat the brush.” ―Bob Ross

“Just let go — and fall like a little waterfall.” ―Bob Ross

“Talk to the tree, make friends with it.” ―Bob Ross

“I taught my son to paint mountains like the―bob ross se, and guess what? Now he paints the best darn mountains in the industry.” ―Bob Ross

“I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the ‘Mona Lisa’ with a two-inch brush.” ―Bob Ross

“Be so very light. Be a gentle whisper.” ―Bob Ross

“Use absolutely no pressure. Just like an angel’s wing.” ―Bob Ross

“You need the dark in order to show the light.” ―Bob Ross

“You can do anything you want to do. This is your world.” ―Bob Ross

“You have to allow the paint to break to make it beautiful.” ―Bob Ross

“However you think it should be, that’s exactly how it should be.” ―Bob Ross

“In nature, dead trees are just as normal as live trees.” ―Bob Ross

“You can have anything you want in the world — once you help everyone around you get what they want.” ―Bob Ross

“If you do too much, it’s going to lose its effectiveness.” ―Bob Ross

“This is a happy place; little squirrels live here and play.” ―Bob Ross

“That’s where the crows will sit. But we’ll have to put an elevator to put them up there because they can’t fly, but they don’t know that, so they still try.” ―Bob Ross

“Remember how free clouds are. They just lay around in the sky all day long.” ―Bob Ross

“We don’t really know where this goes — and I’m not sure we really care.” ―Bob Ross

“If we’re going to have animals around we all have to be concerned about them and take care of them.” ―Bob Ross

“You can do anything here — the only prerequisite is that it makes you happy.” ―Bob Ross

“Go out on a limb — that’s where the fruit is.” ―Bob Ross

“Isn’t it fantastic that you can change your mind and create all these happy things?” ―Bob Ross

“Anytime you learn, you gain.” ―Bob Ross

“It’s life. It’s interesting. It’s fun.” ―Bob Ross

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50 Beauty Quotes to Show How Beatiful We Really All Are

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“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.”
― Anne Frank

“All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren’t.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.”
― Coco Chanel

“It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”
― Leo Tolstoy

“You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.”
― Amy Bloom

“What you do, the way you think makes you beautiful.”
― Scott Westerfeld

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
― Marcus Aurelius

“Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.”
― Dorothy Parker

“There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.”
― Edgar Allan Poe

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”
― Franz Kafka

“But he who dares not grasp the thorn
Should never crave the rose.”
― Anne Bronte

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
― Confucious

“Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.”
― Oscar Wilde

“I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.”
― Anne Frank

“We are all born sexual creatures, thank God, but it’s a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

“The truth is not always beautiful, nor does beautiful word the truth.”
― Lao Tzu

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.”
― Frederick Buechner

“For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror
which we are barely able to endure, and it amazes us so because it serenely disdains to destroy us. Every angel is terrible.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke

“Do I love you because you’re beautiful, or are you beautiful because I love you?”
― Richard Rodgers

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”
― Marc Riboud

“Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.”
― Gwyneth Paltrow

“It’s all mirror, mirror on the wall because beauty is power the same way money is power the same way a gun is power.”
― Chuck Palahniuk

“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
But you are eternity and you are the mirror.”
― Kahlil Gibran

“Let us leave pretty women to men with no imagination.”
― Marcel Proust

“Sometimes there is such beauty in awkwardness.”
― Ruta Sepetys

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”
― Maya Angelou

“Women who love themselves are threatening; but men who love real women, more so.”
― Naomi Wolf

“When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”
― John Lennon

“True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, and finally destroys.”
― Yukio Mishima

“You’re arguing that the fragile, rare thing is beautiful simply because it is fragile and rare. But that’s a lie, and you know it.”
― John Green

“I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of beauty.”
― Edgar Allan Poe

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”
― Erol Ozan

“The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.”
― Albert Einstein

“The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together.”
― Carl Sagan

“Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.”
― Sophia Loren

“The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her daughter, she is perfectly satisfied”
― Oscar Wilde

“The heads of strong old age are beautiful / Beyond all grace of youth”
― Robinson Jeffers

“Being different is a revolving door in your life where secure people enter and insecure exit.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“All the diversity, all the charm, and all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.”
― Leo Tolstoy

“There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.”
― Mandy Hale

“I want to see beauty. In the ugly, in the sink, in the suffering, in the daily, in all the days before I die, the moments before I sleep.”
― Ann Voskamp

“Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.”
― Tom Robbins,

“I don’t take good pictures ’cause I have the kind of beauty that moves.”
― Ani DiFranco

“Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty.”
― Amit Ray

“Beauty is something that burns the hand when you touch it.”
― Yukio Mishima

“The Devil hath power
To assume a pleasing shape.”
― William Shakespeare

“To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.”
― Simone de Beauvoir

“Beauty without expression is boring.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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50 Spring Quotes to Remind You to Smell the Flowers and Enjoy the Sun

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“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.”
― Pablo Neruda

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”
― Leo Tolstoy

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”
― Margaret Atwood

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke

“Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.”
― Truman Capote

“Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.”
― Vladimir Nabokov

“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?”
― Percy Bysshe Shelley

“If people did not love one another, I really don’t see what use there would be in having any spring.”
― Victor Hugo

“That is one good thing about this world…there are always sure to be more springs.”
― L.M. Montgomery

“I suppose the best kind of spring morning is the best weather God has to offer.”
― Dodie Smith

“Dead my old fine hopes
And dry my dreaming but still…
Iris, blue each spring”
― Shushiki

“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. (Sonnet XCVIII)”
― William Shakespeare

“Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?”
― Neltje Blanchan

“Spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm.”
― John Muir

“Summer is only the unfulfilled promise of spring, a charlatan in place of the warm balmy nights I dream of in April. It’s a sad season of life without growth…It has no day.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I love the smell of rain and growing things.”
― Serina Hernandez

“I can still bring into my body the joy I felt at seeing the first trillium of spring, which seemed to be telling me, “Never give up hope, spring will come.”
― Jessica Stern

“Spring is the fountain of love for thirsty winter”
― Munia Khan

“Despite the heart numbing frost, my soul is blooming like spring.”
― Debasish Mridha

“At the best of times, spring hurts depressives.”
― Angela Carter

“Spring is the season of crying and seeing nothing of choking up on someone else’s trash.”
― Franny Choi

“Had I known that you would be my first glimpse of spring, I would’ve kissed every fallen petal of my hope along the way.”
― Sai Pradeep

“Spring never looks at what the previous year has left it to work with. For you see, the issue is not the amount that’s left. The issue is the privilege to have any amount.”
― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“We sat in silence, letting the green in the air heal what it could.”
― Erica Bauermeister

“I know she absolutely delights in the improvement of the weather, in the turning of the year.”
― Sebastian Barry

“The spring blossoms get you out of your head and out working in the garden.”
― Marty Rubin

“When there is nothing left to learn from the winter, move on to the spring!”
― Mehmet Murat ildan

“Gather in the summer, gather in the winter; and you will have everything you want in the spring.”
― Alan Maiccon

“When my bed is empty, Makes me feel awful mean and blue. My springs are getting rusty, Living single like I do.”
― Bessie Smith

“There are no gods, thank god, but there are dandelions. Go out and pick some.”
― Marty Rubin

“She was like springtime distilled into a person.”
― Laini Taylor

“Oh, magical summertime, It can make you happy or blue something that leaves one’s heart reeling, Looking for that feeling every single day …”
― Imran Shaikh

“A perfect spring day! Enjoy it while it lasts because you don’t know what’s coming.”
― Marty Rubin

“Spring is the best life coach: It gives you all the energy you want, all the positive thoughts you wish and all the boldness you need!”
― Mehmet Murat ildan

“His small but showy comb seemed to grow in courage with each move he took.”
― Leen Lefebre

“The blooming spring is the smile of the ever-joyful nature.”
― Debasish Mridha

“The morning sun is out and bright
Easing into all that was dark and blight
Forcing night sneak away without a fight”
― Richard L. Ratliff

“Who is the spring of living water? The Sovereign Lord.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Sometimes it’s hard to look at a flower when you’re dying inside.”
― Anthony Liccione

“And so the spring buds burst, and so I gaze,
And so the blossoms fall, and so my days …”
― Onitsura

“Winter teetered on the verge of succumbing to the returning sun, but today the breeze still preferred the touch of snowflakes”
― Rue

“I’d love to wake up to complete silence, white sheets, and the smell of crisp air and roses.”
― Maria Elena

“There’s nothing more beautiful than watching trees getting dressed up for Spring and Summer”
― Charmaine J Forde

“If life is nothing more than a journey to death, autumn makes sense but spring does not.”
― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“The weather wouldn’t settle down. It would rain cats and dogs, and then stop, then drip awhile, and then stops while it made up its mind what to do next.”
― Glendon Swarthout

“You look like the first breath of spring,”
― Iris Johansen

“That spring was the start of everything, for me. Before then, I might have been half-asleep, drifting through life.”
― Lucy Foley

“Springtime to me used to mean doing things – bicycling, fishing, and canoeing. Now it seems more like the fulfillment of a divine promise.”
― Willem Lange

“Dip your fingers n the spring stream or lift your face to the summer rains. Listen for me in the winter wind I’ll come back for you.”
― Evangeline Denmark

“Spring is far more than just a changing of seasons; it’s a rebirth of the spirit.”
― Toni Sorenson

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50 Socrates Quotes to Inspire Your Inner Genius

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“If you want to be a good saddler, saddle the worst horse; for if you can tame one, you can tame all.”
― Socrates

“God takes away the minds of poets, and uses them as his ministers, as he also uses diviners and holy prophets, in order that we who hear them may know them to be speaking not of themselves who utter these priceless words in a state of unconsciousness, but that God himself is the speaker, and that through them he is conversing with us. ”
― Socrates

“Are you not ashamed of caring so much for the making of money and for fame and prestige, when you neither think nor care about wisdom and truth and the improvement of your soul?”
― Socrates

“For the poet is a light and winged and holy thing, and there is no invention in him until he has been inspired and is out of his senses, and the mind is no longer in him: when he has not attained to this state, he is powerless and is unable to utter his oracles.”
― Socrates

“By far the greatest and most admirable form of wisdom is that needed to plan and beautify cities and human communities.”
― Socrates

“Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune, nor too sorrowful in misfortune.”
― Socrates

“If I save my insight, I don’t attend to weakness of eyesight.”
― Socrates

“By means of beauty, all beautiful things become beautiful.”
― Socrates

“Wealth does not bring about excellence, but excellence makes wealth and everything else good for men, both individually and collectively.”
― Socrates

“What a lot of things there are a man can do without.” ― Socrates

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.” ― Socrates

“Slanderers do not hurt me because they do not hit me.” ― Socrates

“I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether.” ― Socrates

“Know thyself.” ― Socrates

“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” ― Socrates

“If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.” ― Socrates

“Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence.” ― Socrates

“They are not only idle who do nothing, but they are idle also who might be better employed.” ― Socrates

“Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.” ― Socrates

“I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.” ― Socrates

“How many are the things I can do without!” ― Socrates

“I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.” ― Socrates

“Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.” ― Socrates

“See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all.” ― Socrates

“A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.” ― Socrates

“By all means marry. If you get a good wife you will become happy, and if you get a bad one you will become a philosopher.” ― Socrates

“When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire, and when again under the influence of its kindred desires it is moved with violent motion towards the beauty of corporeal forms, it acquires a surname from this very violent motion, and is called love.” ― Socrates

“I pray Thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.” ― Socrates

“Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.” ― Socrates

“In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.” ― Socrates

“The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.” ― Socrates

“We are in fact convinced that if we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. It seems, to judge from the argument, that the wisdom which we desire and upon which we profess to have set our hearts will be attainable only when we are dead and not in our lifetime.” ― Socrates

“Nothing is to be preferred before justice.” ― Socrates

“Let him that would move the world, first move himself.” ― Socrates

“The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow.” ― Socrates

“I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.” ― Socrates

“Call no man unhappy until he is married.” ― Socrates

“No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet everyone thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades, that of government.” ― Socrates

“The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.” ― Socrates

“The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.” ― Socrates

“Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.” ― Socrates

“Worthless people love only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.” ― Socrates

“Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.” ― Socrates

“Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?” ― Socrates

“Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds.” ― Socrates

“The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor.” ― Socrates

“False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.” ― Socrates

“The fewer our wants the more we resemble the Gods.” ― Socrates

“Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it.” ― Socrates

“The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows.” ― Socrates

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