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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

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It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed) PHOTO

Good judgement comes from experience.
Experience comes from bad judgement.
- Jim Horning

Oh yes, the past can hurt.
But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.
- the movie The Lion King

 

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

We deem those happy, who from the experience of life
have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
- Carl Jung

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The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The real lessons from the book of life
are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have spent many years of my life in opposition,
and I rather like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I confess that there is nothing to teach:
no religion, no science, no writings
which will lead your mind back to Spirit.
Today I speak this way, tomorrow that,
but always the Path is beyond words and beyond mind.
- Lao Tzu
(paraphrase)

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

I do not think much of a man who is
not wiser today than he was yesterday.
- Abraham Lincoln

A man who views the world the same at fifty
as he did at twenty
has wasted thirty years of his life.
- Muhammad Ali

My ideas usually come not at my desk writing
but in the midst of living.
- Anais Nin

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Book of Life is a Book of Riddles,
with its Real Lessons Writ Small in the Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a Book of Riddles,
with the Real Lessons Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Experience is a hard teacher.
She gives the test first
and the lessons afterwards.
- Anonymous

The Lessons of the Book of Life are
Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Dance with a Light Heart.
I play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Two Great Lessons of Life: Choose Love & Trust God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If life's lessons could be reduced to single sentences,
there would be no need for fiction.
- Scott Turow

There are no regrets in life, just lessons.
- Jennifer Aniston

Whether it's in the right way or sometimes the wrong way,
you learn about life and its lessons.
- Amelie Mauresmo

Sometimes life's so much cooler when you just don't
know any better and all the painful lessons have not
hammered your head open yet.
- Anthony Kiedis

Sometimes life gives us lessons sent in ridiculous packaging.
- Dar Williams

The lessons taught in great books are misleading.
The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
- Anita Brookner

One of the best lessons I learned early is that not
everything in life is about you.
It is about service.
If you want trips and excessive gifts,
then don't get into public service.
- Sean Hannity

Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness,
those are life-altering lessons.
- Jessica Lange

I've sung my whole life.
I've taken lots of voice lessons and I love to sing.
But I've never really sung professionally at all.
- Liv Tyler

It's about lessons for life.
It's not just about winning either.
- Lynn Davies

When I was 12 and started to take singing lessons from a woman,
she told me that I would probably spend the rest of
my life taking care of my voice.
- Johnny Mathis

The main thing is that I've been studying composition for the last four years.
I'd say it's the life experience combined with the
lessons that enabled me to go much further.
- Kip Winger

I also thought of playing improvisational jazz and
I did take lessons for a while.
At first I tried to write fiction by making up things
that were completely alien to my life.
- Amy Tan

Before Huey was 5, I could take him to work with me.
Now, though, he has sports and lessons and friends,
and it's not fair to remove him from his whole life.
- Marg Helgenberger

Lyrically I like to use themes that make the listener
use his or her imagination,
and to give a little of the lessons I've learned in my own life.
- Ronnie James Dio

Most things break, including hearts.
The lessons of life amount not to wisdom,
but to scar tissue and callus.
- Wallace Stegner

The biggest lessons I've learned in life have probably
come from a bad situation,
from an angry situation, even if I wasn't the one who was angry.
- Evan R. Wood

Life deals you a lot lessons, some people learn from it,
some people don't.
- Brett Favre

Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward,
or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
- Ernest Dimnet

The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard
work that has sustained me throughout my life,
and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people.
- Georg Solti

One of the great lessons I've learned in athletics
is that you've got to discipline your life.
No matter how good you may be, you've got to be willing
to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top.
- Bob Richards

My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life,
will be followed by 'Singing Lessons',
a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing,
which talks about the death of my son and the hope
that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.
- Judy Collins

Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed,
princely or lowly, it contains the lessons and experiences
necessary at the moment for our evolution,
and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves.
- Edward Bach

By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons.
We have found out that only a few things are really important.
We have learned to take life seriously,
but never ourselves.
- Marie Dressler

We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work,
personal responsibility, living within your means,
keeping your word.
Those lessons stay with you throughout your life.
- Bob Ehrlich

The biggest thing we get out of it is seeing the kids smile.
And hopefully we will also see that the lessons we're teaching -
not only the fundamentals of hockey,
but also the life values - are sinking in.
- Bobby Orr

My whole belief system is that our paths are drawn for us.
I believe in reincarnation.
I believe we're here to learn and grow.
We choose how we come into this life based on what it is we have to learn.
Some people have harder lessons than others.
- Gillian Anderson

I mean, it's the life lessons that I suppose you learn
that nobody gets a free ride and that you do the best
you can with the means that you can and try to open
yourself to as much knowledge and all that that you can.
- Joe Mantegna

Mistakes are a part of being human.
Appreciate your mistakes for what they are:
precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way.
Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least,
others can learn from.
- Al Franken

I think there are huge lessons there,
for young people who are getting started in life,
as well as other people.
And that is, to take responsibility for your own life.
Only you are responsible for the course you take from there.
- Story Musgrave

The real beauty of it - key to my life was playing key chords on a banjo.
For somebody else it may be a golf club that mom and
dad put in their hands or a baseball or ballet lessons.
Real gift to give to me and put it in writing.
- Vince Gill

I've always had the perspective that roles come into
my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons.
The same can be true of films, films are released into
society to aid in a lesson,
inspire people, comfort people.
- Bryce Dallas Howard

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Joy is a choice - but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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