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I could not lose unless I was caught in bed with ...
by Edwin W. Edwards

I could not lose unless I was caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy.
- Edwin W. Edwards

People say I've had brushes with the law.
That's not true.
I've had brushes with overzealous prosecutors.
- Edwin W. Edwards

He's so slow that he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.
- Edwin W. Edwards

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

 

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

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

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker.
A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
- The Buddha

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

We cannot change anything until we accept it.
Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
- Carl Jung

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands:
not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
- Colin Wilson

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

The word "happiness" would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
- Carl Jung

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

I am not what happened to me,
I am what I choose to become.
- Carl Jung

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

Going nowhere faster will not get you somewhere.
- Alan Cohen

No one is free who is not master of himself.
- Epictetus

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light,
but by making the darkness conscious.
- Carl Jung

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity,
but in being uninteresting.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
- Burton Hills

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

When you dance, your purpose is not to get
to a certain place on the floor.
It's to enjoy each step along the way.
- Wayne Dyer

Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him.
- Aldous Huxley

The pendulum of the mind alternates
between sense and nonsense,
not between right and wrong.
- Carl Jung

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature.
- Helen Keller

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us
what he thinks, but by his actions.
- Isaac Bashevis Singe

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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