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?"I prefer a government run like hell by Filipinos to a government run like heaven by Americans.” ~Manuel L. Quezon?, President of the Philippine Commonwealth
Manuel L. Quezon - On government
2018-11-23 08:49:00

“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.” ~Matt Hardy
Matt Hardy - Snapshot from photograph
2018-11-23 08:29:00

"I enjoy art, architecture, museums, churches and temples; anything that gives me insight into the history and soul of the place I'm in. I can also be a beach bum - I like to laze in the shade of a palm tree with a good book or float in a warm sea at sundown." ~Cherie Lunghi

"I think it's nice to age gracefully. OK, you lose the youth, a certain stamina and dewy glow, but what you gain on the inside as a human being is wonderful: the wisdom, the acceptance and the peace of mind. It's a fair exchange." ~Cherie Lunghi

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2018-11-22 00:39:00

"I've never wanted anybody to like me because I had long hair or short hair, or that they liked the way I dressed or they liked the way I dressed or they liked the way I smile." ~David Allan Coe

"It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time." ~David Allan Coe

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2018-11-22 00:20:00

"So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it." ~Haniel Long (lifted from Teresita Sy Giok Liong)
Haniel Long - Love of Family
2018-11-21 12:23:00

"If you are able to look yourself in the mirror every day with the decisions that you make, that's where power starts." - Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez - decisions
2018-11-13 19:55:00

"Only a great learner learns from the worst mistakes and overcome the surmountable challenges..." ~Allain Arcillas Paragas
Allain Arcillas Paragas - Learner
2018-11-13 19:31:00

"A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others." ~Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - teacher
2018-03-11 05:48:00

"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." ~Joseph Campbell

"It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.” ~H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.

"It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” ~Robert F. Kennedy

"The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” ~Patrick Henry

"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” ~Douglas MacArthur?
"The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.” ~George S. Patton Jr

"We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us”. ~Winston Churchill?
"Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.” ~Douglas MacArthur


“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” ~Billy Graham
?“Live for something rather than die for nothing.” ~George Patton??“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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2018-03-11 05:36:00

Lustige Leute begehen mehr Torheiten als traurige. Aber traurige Menschen begehen größere. (Heinrich von Kleist)
Lustige Leute begehen mehr Torheiten als
2018-03-11 01:10:56

"A candle loses none of its light by lighting another."~Rumi

"A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others." ~Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

"Do not give them a candle to light the way, teach them how to make fire instead. That is the meaning of enlightenment.” ~Kamand Kojouri

"For what is the point of love if by lighting these candles our own flame loses its brightness?" ~Kamand Kojouri

"How can I even light a single candle if someone blocks off the first step?” ~Gina Marinello-Sweeney, The Rose and the Sword

"I burn my candle at both ends, it may not last the night,
But, oh my foes and of my friends it gives a lovely light." ~Anon

"I know i cannot make the whole world BETTER or BRIGHTER, but at least I can light a candle and keep the darkness away from my OWN small CORNER and help others with the simple light I have." ~Sparkling Dew

"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it." ~Winston Churchill

"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it." ~Margaret Fuller

“It's the flame of a single candle which will illuminate the darkest of souls.” ~Anthony T. Hincks

“Live as intensely as possible, burn your candle of life from both ends.” ~Osho, And The Flowers Showered Discourses On Zen

“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” ~Anne Frank

“The candle is the light of life that is constantly thriving to hang on and light up the darkness of life. (Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere was a candle in the wind. He was a fighter fighting the odds to survive. And he did so with incredible power to change the world.) Whether your life is long or short upon the earth, it is remarkable that our little flames burns on in spite of the wind, or the challenges of life.” ~Enock Maregesi

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

“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.” ~George R.R. Martin

“When you have gone beyond thinking, and if you can still remain alert, aware, as if one is fast asleep but still alert—deep down at the very core of one’s being a lamp goes on burning, a small candle of light—then you will see your original face. And to see your original face is to be back in the Garden of Eden.” ~Osho, The Secret of Secrets


"I light a candle every night
Sending wishes to my angels above
Keep him safe this man I love
Watch over him and show your light
Let him know as I close my eyes to sleep
I am in his arms as I dream.
~Sandra Gibbs

“First, the thoughts are chosen,
then the prayers are spoken.
The candles are lit,
then the plea is submitted.
But soon after you move away,
there is wax;
melting, adulterating and braiding-
a new constellation up on your blanks.”
~Jasleen Kaur Gumber


"From candlelight to early bedtime, I read." ~Thomas Jefferson

"I didn't leave home until 27. I was an only child raised in Philadelphia by my mother and grandmother. My grandmother controlled the stove. She made a lot of potato meals - mashed potato, potato souffle, potato pancakes. When we didn't have electricity, we ate romantically by candlelight." ~Jill Scott

"I don't think I am a traditional romantic who thinks about candlelight dinners and wonders if my husband is going to bring me flowers, though I'm delighted if he does. I'm more practical-minded. I find it incredibly romantic that my husband does the dishes." ~Nora Roberts

"I lived by the candlelight for two years because I couldn't afford power. It was nice and romantic at the time, but if you can't afford power you're pretty broke. You endure it." ~Jeremy Renner

"Life would be no better than candlelight tinsel and daylight rubbish if our spirits were not touched by what has been." ~George Eliot

"The colors that show best by candlelight are white, carnation, and a kind of sea-water green." ~Francis Bacon

"Work a great deal at evening effects, lamplight, candlelight, etc. The intriguing thing is not to show the source of the light but the effect of the lighting." ~Edgar Degas


"Once, lovers on faraway shores sat by candlelight and dipped ink to parchment, writing words that could not be erased. They took an evening to compose their thoughts, maybe the next evening as well." ~Mitch Albom

"... the fools of this world prefer to look for sages far away. They don't believe that the wisdom of their own mind is the sage . . . the sutras say, "Mind is the teaching." But people of no understanding don't believe in their own mind or that by understanding this teaching they can become a sage. They prefer to look for distant knowledge and long for things in space, buddha-images, light, incense, and colors. They fall prey to falsehood and lose their minds to insanity." ~Bodhidharma

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2018-03-10 20:35:00

"Ideas, memories and noble aspirations outlasts property or a person's life. Invest in them by sharing them." ~Gregory Saggi
Gregory Saggi - aspirations
2018-03-10 13:24:00

Wir können nicht alles tun, aber wir müssen tun, was wir können. (Bill Clinton)
Wir können nicht alles tun, aber wir müssen
2018-03-10 01:11:10

"Life is full of surprises and and serendipity. Being open to unexpected turns in the road is an important part of success. If you try to plan every step, you may miss those wonderful twists and turns. Just find your next adventure-do it well, enjoy it-and then, not now, think about what comes next."
Condoleeza Rice quotes
Condoleeza Rice
2018-03-09 02:00:00

Ich setze das Gute in jedem Menschen voraus. (Johannes XXIII.)
Ich setze das Gute in jedem Menschen voraus.
2018-03-09 01:11:03

"True strength often calls for the ability to sustain the tension without flight or fight." ~Herb Cohen
Herb Cohen - strength
2018-03-08 02:03:00

Außer Hunden sind Bücher die besten Freunde des Menschen, in Hunden dagegen ist es zum Lesen zu dunkel... (Groucho Marx)
Außer Hunden sind Bücher die besten Freunde
2018-03-07 01:11:03

“The problem is not the poverty but the inequality.” ~Prof. A.C. Grayling
Prof. A.C. Grayling - poverty vs inequality
2018-03-06 08:23:00

"The prosperous inevitably decline, the full inevitably empty." ~Humane King Sutra (from the post of Dr. Ethel Pineda)
Humane King Sutra - the full and the prosperous
2018-03-05 02:48:00

Ich fürchte, unsere allzu sorgfältige Erziehung liefert uns nur Zwergobst. (Georg Christoph Lichtenberg)
Ich fürchte, unsere allzu sorgfältige Erziehung
2018-03-03 01:10:57

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