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The best translations cannot convey to us the strength
by Edwin Booth

The best translations cannot convey to us the strength
and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb,
and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.
- Edwin Booth

When you are older you will understand how precious little things,
seemingly of no value in themselves,
can be loved and prized above all price when they convey
the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart.
- Edwin Booth

But Nature cast me for the part she found me best fitted for,
and I have had to play it, and must play it till the curtain falls.
- Edwin Booth

Homelessness is the actor's fate; physical incapacity
to attain what is most required and desired by such
a spirit as I am a slave to.
- Edwin Booth

 

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

It's a funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty;
it is its own reward.
Everything else is in God's hands.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
- E. Joseph Cossman

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be prepared for life -
to live happily and without regret,
knowing that you have done your best.
- the Boy Scout Handbook

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Know the best and highest choices for health
and more often choose those things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

The most erroneous stories are those
we think we know best -
and therefore never scrutinize or question.
- Stephen Jay Gould

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
- Dale Carnegie

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life
is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
- Albert Einstein

Health is the greatest gift,
contentment the greatest wealth,
faithfulness the best relationship.
- The Buddha

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Laughter is the best medicine.
- Anonymous

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

Do not look for approval
except for the consciousness of doing your best.
- Andrew Carnegie

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a journey. It is not a race to test
who can finish first or who can end up with the most loot.
Rather, life is best enjoyed as a meander -
watching the view to left and right - above and below -
as the days slowly move past in dress review.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be the best that you can be.
- Anonymous

The best is yet to come.
- Ernest Holmes

Experience is the best teacher.
- Proverb

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Peter F. Drucker

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw

Short words are best
and the old words, when short, are best of all.
- Winston Churchill

Civilization had too many rules for me,
so I did my best to rewrite them.
- Bill Cosby

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The season of failure is the best time
for sowing the seeds of success.
- Paramahansa Yogananda


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