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After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not
by Kenneth Grahame

After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not
so much to be resting yourself,
as to see all the other fellows busy working.
- Kenneth Grahame

The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now;
with all the usual lot,
good, bad, and indifferent - I name no names.
It takes all sorts to make a world.
- Kenneth Grahame

Badger hates Society, and invitations,
and dinner, and all that sort of thing.
- Kenneth Grahame

There is nothing - absolutely nothing -
half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.
- Kenneth Grahame

 

The clever men at Oxford, know all that there is to be knowed.
But they none of them know one half as much,
as intelligent Mr. Toad.
- Kenneth Grahame

Independence is all very well, but we animals never
allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit;
and that limit you've reached.
- Kenneth Grahame

Well, very long ago, on the spot where the Wild Wood waves now,
before ever it had planted itself and grown up to what it now is,
there was a city - a city of people,
you know.
- Kenneth Grahame

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Monkeys who very sensibly refrain from speech,
lest they should be set to earn their livings.
- Kenneth Grahame

The whole wood seemed running now, running hard,
hunting, chasing, closing in round something or -
somebody? In panic,
he began to run too, aimlessly, he knew not whither.
- Kenneth Grahame

Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him,
penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with
its spirit of divine discontent and longing.
- Kenneth Grahame

It's never the wrong time to call on Toad.
Early or late he's always the same fellow.
Always good-tempered, always glad to see you,
always sorry when you go!
- Kenneth Grahame

Animals arrived, liked the look of the place,
took up their quarters, settled down,
spread, and flourished.
They didn't bother themselves about the past -
they never do; they're too busy.
- Kenneth Grahame

Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner,
in single file, instead of sprawling all across the
road and being of no use or support to each other in
case of sudden trouble or danger.
- Kenneth Grahame

The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger.
He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and,
though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence
felt by everybody about the place.
- Kenneth Grahame

When it began to grow dark, the Rat,
with an air of excitement and mystery,
summoned them back into the parlour,
stood each of them up alongside of his little heap,
and proceeded to dress them up for the coming expedition.
- Kenneth Grahame

Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come,
while stars grew fuller and larger all around them,
and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently
from nowhere in particular,
came to keep them company and listen to their talk.
- Kenneth Grahame

A careful inspection showed them that,
even if they succeeded in righting it by themselves,
the cart would travel no longer.
The axles were in a hopeless state, and the missing
wheel was shattered into pieces.
- Kenneth Grahame

Slowly, but with no doubt or hesitation whatever,
and in something of a solemn expectancy,
the two animals passed through the broken tumultuous
water and moored their boat at the flowery margin of the island.
- Kenneth Grahame

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

I look for what needs to be done.
After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

The third certainty of life, after death and taxes,
is that nothing will work out the way you want.
Life is fully as bad as you think it is.
Choose to live joyfully anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Never put off till tomorrow
what you can do the day after tomorrow.
- Mark Twain

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

Thinking is what most people resort to after all else fails.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

A husband is what is left of a lover,
after the nerve has been extracted.
- Helen Rowland

There are two times when a man doesn't understand a woman -
before marriage and after marriage.
- Anonymous

For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens
to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
- Doug Larson

After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must
say I have climbed my last political mountain.
- George C. Wallace

And after I make a lot of money, I'll be able to afford running for office.
- Christy Romano

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man
looking through a keyhole,
the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others:
health and money.
- Helen Gurley Brown

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

After a certain point, money is meaningless.
It ceases to be the goal.
The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from
the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the
achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
- Theodore Isaac Rubin

Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school.
- Albert Einstein

Don't taunt the alligator until after you've crossed the creek.
- Dan Rather

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
- Albert Camus

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
- Harrison Ford

Life is just one damned thing after another.
- Elbert Hubbard (Philistine - A Periodical of Protest, 1896)

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography
until after they're dead.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Creationists make it sound as though a "theory'
is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
- Isaac Asimov

My biggest dream is that my words will inspire heart,
hope and personal responsibility in people around the globe
long after my feet in these shoes aren't walking the planet.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive
unless you take account of people's attitudes.
After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
- Prince Charles

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel
as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose Kennedy

It's a huge change for your body.
You don't even want to look in the mirror after you've had a baby,
because your stomach is just hanging there like a Shar-Pei.
- Cindy Crawford


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