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50 Quotes About Family and Time with Your Parents

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“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” – John Wooden

“Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” – Irina Shayk

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” – Barbara Bush

“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” –Anthony Brandt

“Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. And having both is a blessing.”

“Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.” – Lisa Weed

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox

“The memories we make with our family is everything.” –Candace Cameron Bure

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” –George Santayana

“In time of test, family is best.” –Burmese Proverb

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” –Desmond Tutu

“I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.” –Lil’ Kim

“The family is the first essential cell of human society.” –Pope John XXIII

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” –1 Corinthians 13:4-8

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.” –Romans 12:9

“It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” –Philip Green

“Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.” –John C. Maxwell

“Treat your family like friends and your friends like family.”

“Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” –Wanda Hope Carter

“Stick to the basics, hold on to your family and friends – they will never go out of fashion.” –Niki Taylor

“My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” –Michael Imperioli

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” –George Bernard Shaw

“The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.” –Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.” –Josiah

“I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

“Our family is a circle of strength of love with every birth and every union the circle grows.”

“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues… are created, strengthened and maintained.” –Winston Churchill

“Blended families: woven together by choice, strengthened together by love, tested by everything, and each uniquely ours.”

“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones that would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.”

“Family is not defined by our genes, it is built and maintained through love.”

“I didn’t give you the gift of life, but life gave me the gift of you.”

“Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” –Albert Einstein

“Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.” –Evan Esar

“Where there is family, there is love.”

“Family gives you the roots to stand tall and strong.”

“Family is the heart of a home.”

“The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” –Dodie Smith

“It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” –Peter Buffett

“The break of a family is the break of society.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“The bond of love and the bond of peace keep us together in harmony.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Does anybody remember the day when family was family, a woman was a woman, and a man was a man?”
― Delano Johnson

“Man is the head of the family, just as Christ is the Head of the Church.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“A woman may try to control the man. But God appointed man as the head of the family.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” –Barbara Bush

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” –Richard Bach

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” –Jane Howard

“Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” –Brad Henry

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” –Lee Iacocca

“When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.” –Guy Lafleur

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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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50 Quotes About Family Life

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“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” –John Wooden

“Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” –Irina Shayk

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” –Barbara Bush

“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” –Friedrich Nietzsche

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” –Anthony Brandt

“Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.” –Lisa Weed

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox

“The memories we make with our family is everything.” –Candace Cameron Bure

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” –George Santayana

“In time of test, family is best.” –Burmese Proverb

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” –Desmond Tutu

“I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.” –Lil’ Kim

“The family is the first essential cell of human society.” –Pope John XXIII

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” –1 Corinthians 13:4-8

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.” –Romans 12:9

“It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” –Philip Green

“Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.” –John C. Maxwell

“Treat your family like friends and your friends like family.”

“Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” –Wanda Hope Carter

“Stick to the basics, hold on to your family and friends – they will never go out of fashion.” –Niki Taylor

“My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” –Michael Imperioli

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” –George Bernard Shaw

“The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.” –Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.” –Josiah

“I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

“Our family is a circle of strength of love with every birth and every union the circle grows.”

“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues… are created, strengthened and maintained.” –Winston Churchill

“Blended families: woven together by choice, strengthened together by love, tested by everything, and each uniquely ours.”

“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones that would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.”

“Family is not defined by our genes, it is built and maintained through love.”

“I didn’t give you the gift of life, but life gave me the gift of you.”

“Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” –Albert Einstein

“Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.” –Evan Esar

“Where there is family, there is love.”

“Family gives you the roots to stand tall and strong.”

“Family is the heart of a home.”

“The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” –Dodie Smith

“Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. And having both is a blessing.”

“It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” –Peter Buffett

“The break of a family is the break of society.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“The bond of love and the bond of peace keep us together in harmony.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Does anybody remember the day when family was family, a woman was a woman, and a man was a man?”
― Delano Johnson

“Man is the head of the family, just as Christ is the Head of the Church.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“A woman may try to control the man. But God appointed man as the head of the family.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” –Barbara Bush

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” –Richard Bach

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” –Jane Howard

“Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” –Brad Henry

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” –Lee Iacocca

“When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.” –Guy Lafleur

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50 Thomas Jefferson Quotes to Appreciate the Freedom of Living

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“How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!”
― Thomas Jefferson

“Those who expect to be both ignorant and free, expect what never was and never will be.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“We confide in our strength, without boasting of it, we respect that of others, without fearing it.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“The appointment of a woman to office is an innovation for which the public is not prepared, nor am I.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
― Thomas Jefferson

“Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“God grant that men of principle shall be our principal men.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“History is philosophy teaching by examples.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Never put off to tomorrow what you can do to-day.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Be polite to all, but intimate with few.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Don’t talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. ― Thomas Jefferson

“The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Never buy a thing you do not want, because it is cheap, it will be dear to you.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“He who knows best knows how little he knows.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man’s milk and restorative cordial.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing than to believe what is wrong.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“It is error alone which needs the support of the government. Truth can stand by itself.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“There is not a truth existing which I fear… or would wish unknown to the whole world.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Never spend your money before you have earned it.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as a cause for withdrawing from a friend.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave. ― Thomas Jefferson

“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.” ― Thomas Jefferson

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