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I don't know half of you half as well as I should like;
by J. R. R. Tolkien

I don't know half of you half as well as I should like;
and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations,
if you live near him.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

 

It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Still round the corner there may wait,
A new road or a secret gate.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I wish life was not so short, he thought.
languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

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Courage is found in unlikely places.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold,
it would be a merrier world.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Not all who wander are lost.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards,
for they are subtle and quick to anger.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

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

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

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)

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

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

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

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that darkness is merely the absence of light.
You can be the small candle that defeats the vast darkness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

Know that joy is a choice, but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that miracles are the natural way of the Universe
Your only job is to move your doubting mind out of the way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power of breathing deeply and slowly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you can have whatever you want,
when you ask from a compassionate heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding
everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.
- Albert Schweitzer

Know that life is most joyful when you
neither attempt to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you are never alone.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that your life is designed to be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that the greatest gift you can give the world is your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

Know that you are special, and unique in all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that today is your day to dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Know that love has no limits.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

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

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

Know that you can gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One must know not just how to accept a gift,
but with what grace to share it.
- Maya Angelou


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