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Give a member of Congress a junket and a mimeograph
by David Dean Rusk

Give a member of Congress a junket and a mimeograph
machine and he thinks he is secretary of state.
- David Dean Rusk

When you solve a problem, you ought to thank God and go on to the next one.
- David Dean Rusk

The United States is not just an old cow that gives
more milk the more it's kicked in the flanks.
- David Dean Rusk

We were eyeball-to-eyeball and the other fellow just blinked.
- David Dean Rusk

 

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

I give thanks for both my bloom and my thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give a boy address and accomplishments
and you give him the mastery
of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Don't give energy to perceived dislikes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

It is neither wealth nor splendor;
but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give somebody a gold star - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity.
- Bodhidharma

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Never, never, never give up.
- Winston Churchill

Circumstances don't defeat you -
you defeat yourself when you give up.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

Never give up.
- Anonymous

The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

Rather than worrying about the continuous stream of potential threats,
let us give thanks for our blessing of living in the eye-of-the-storm -
our protected refuge from the terrors
of fearsome dangers just outside our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't ever give up.
- Anonymous

If you have zest and enthusiasm y
ou attract zest and enthusiasm.
Life does give back in kind.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

Never give in - never, never, never, never.
- Winston Churchill

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

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

Maintain a balance between skepticism and faith.
Maintain a beginner mind. Be open to possibility.
Don't give in to skepticism,
but don't give in to fantasy either.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I won't give up 'til goats sing and walruses fly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is to give light must endure the burning.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

Know that the greatest gift you can give the world is your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

I Give Thanks for EVERYTHING that has Occurred
to Bring Me to This Instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Love wasn't put in your heart to stay.
Love isn't love until you give it away.
- Michael W. Smith

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

For every minute you remain angry,
you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today... Give thanks for the miracles -
Give thanks for the love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have only one smile in you,
give it to the people you love.
Don't be surly at home,
then go out in the street
and start grinning good morning
at total strangers.
- Maya Angelou

If self-validation were our
most significant societal measure -
we would give trophies to ourselves.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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