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  • #2987
    Jane Austen
    “I am only resolved to act in that manner, which will, in my own opinion, constitute my happiness, without reference to you, or to any person so wholly unconnected with me.”
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

  • #2988
    Harper Lee
    “People in their right minds never take pride in their talents.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #2989
    Tite Kubo
    “Remember this well. There are two kind of fights. As long as we place ourselves in battle, we must always know the difference: fights to defend life… and fights to defend pride…”
    Tite Kubo, Bleach, Volume 01

  • #2990
    Richelle Mead
    “There's a reason they say,"Pride goeth before a fall.”
    Richelle Mead, Frostbite

  • #2991
    Jane Austen
    “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.”
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

  • #2992
    Louisa May Alcott
    “...for love casts out fear, and gratitude can conquer pride.”
    Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

  • #2993
    Erma Bombeck
    “When God Created Mothers"

    When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of "overtime" when the angel appeared and said. "You're doing a lot of fiddling around on this one."

    And God said, "Have you read the specs on this order?" She has to be completely washable, but not plastic. Have 180 moveable parts...all replaceable. Run on black coffee and leftovers. Have a lap that disappears when she stands up. A kiss that can cure anything from a broken leg to a disappointed love affair. And six pairs of hands."

    The angel shook her head slowly and said. "Six pairs of hands.... no way."

    It's not the hands that are causing me problems," God remarked, "it's the three pairs of eyes that mothers have to have."

    That's on the standard model?" asked the angel. God nodded.

    One pair that sees through closed doors when she asks, 'What are you kids doing in there?' when she already knows. Another here in the back of her head that sees what she shouldn't but what she has to know, and of course the ones here in front that can look at a child when he goofs up and say. 'I understand and I love you' without so much as uttering a word."

    God," said the angel touching his sleeve gently, "Get some rest tomorrow...."

    I can't," said God, "I'm so close to creating something so close to myself. Already I have one who heals herself when she is sick...can feed a family of six on one pound of hamburger...and can get a nine year old to stand under a shower."

    The angel circled the model of a mother very slowly. "It's too soft," she sighed.

    But tough!" said God excitedly. "You can imagine what this mother can do or endure."

    Can it think?"

    Not only can it think, but it can reason and compromise," said the Creator.

    Finally, the angel bent over and ran her finger across the cheek.

    There's a leak," she pronounced. "I told You that You were trying to put too much into this model."

    It's not a leak," said the Lord, "It's a tear."

    What's it for?"

    It's for joy, sadness, disappointment, pain, loneliness, and pride."

    You are a genius, " said the angel.

    Somberly, God said, "I didn't put it there.”
    Erma Bombeck, When God Created Mothers

  • #2994
    Francis of Assisi
    “Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
    Where there is hatred, let me sow love,
    Where there is injury, pardon;
    Where there is doubt, faith;
    Where there is despair, hope;
    Where there is darkness, light;
    And where there is sadness, joy.

    O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
    to be consoled as to console,
    to be understood as to understand,
    to be loved, as to love.

    For it is in giving that we receive,
    It is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
    and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.”
    Francis of Assisi

  • #2995
    Kahlil Gibran
    “You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.”
    Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

  • #2996
    Tom Robbins
    “Something has got to hold it together. I'm saying my prayers to Elmer, the Greek god of glue.”
    Tom Robbins

  • #2997
    Mother Teresa
    “The Simple Path
    Silence is Prayer
    Prayer is Faith
    Faith is Love
    Love is Service
    The Fruit of Service is Peace”
    Mother Teresa

  • #2998
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “When every hope is gone, 'when helpers fail and comforts flee,' I find that help arrives somehow, from I know not where. Supplication, worship, prayer are no superstition; they are acts more real than the acts of eating, drinking, sitting or walking. It is no exaggeration to say that they alone are real, all else is unreal.”
    Mahatma Gandhi, The Story of My Experiments With Truth

  • #2999
    C.S. Lewis
    “We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.”
    C.S. Lewis
    tags: god

  • #3000
    Douglas Adams
    “A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #3001
    Groucho Marx
    “Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere.”
    Groucho Marx

  • #3002
    Tamora Pierce
    “When in doubt, shoot the wizard.”
    Tamora Pierce

  • #3003
    Rudyard Kipling
    “If you can keep your head when all about you
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
    If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
    But make allowance for their doubting too;!”
    Rudyard Kipling, If: A Father's Advice to His Son

  • #3004
    Laurell K. Hamilton
    “When in doubt, ignore and be horribly unimpressed”
    Laurell K. Hamilton

  • #3005
    Walt Whitman
    “I like the scientific spirit—the holding off, the being sure but not too sure, the willingness to surrender ideas when the evidence is against them: this is ultimately fine—it always keeps the way beyond open—always gives life, thought, affection, the whole man, a chance to try over again after a mistake—after a wrong guess.”
    Walt Whitman, Walt Whitman's Camden Conversations

  • #3006
    “How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!”

  • #3007
    Cornelia Funke
    “Women were different, no doubt about it. Men broke so much more quickly. Grief didn't break women. Instead it wore them down, it hollowed them out very slowly.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkdeath

  • #3008
    Gabriel García Márquez
    “A lie is more comfortable than doubt, more useful than love, more lasting than truth.”
    Gabriel García Márquez

  • #3009
    Father, R.I.P., Sums Me Up at Twenty-Three

    She has no head for politics,
    craves good jewelry, trusts too readily,

    marries too early. Then
    one by one she sends away her friends

    and stands apart, smug sapphire,
    her answer to everything a slender

    zero, a silent shrug--and every day
    still hears me say she'll never be pretty.

    Instead she reads novels, instead her belt
    matches her shoes. She is master

    of the condolence letter, and knows
    how to please a man with her mouth:

    Good. Nose too large, eyes too closely set,
    hair not glorious blonde, not her mother's red,

    nor the glossy black her younger sister has,
    the little raven I loved best.”
    Deborah Garrison, A Working Girl Can't Win

  • #3010
    Albert Einstein
    “What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #3011
    Jack Kerouac
    “Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #3012
    Oscar Wilde
    “Everything popular is wrong.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #3013
    John Bytheway
    “It is better to be respected than it is to be popular. Popularity ends on yearbook day, but respect lasts forever.”
    John Bytheway

  • #3014
    Oscar Wilde
    “Popularity is the one insult I have never suffered.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #3015
    Aldous Huxley
    “To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.”
    Aldous Huxley
    tags: dogs

  • #3016
    Jodi Picoult
    “To be truly popular, it has to look like something you are, when in reality, it's what you make yourself. ”
    Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes

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