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The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story,
by James M. Barrie

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story,
and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he
compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
- James M. Barrie

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie PHOTO

We never understand how little we need in this world
until we know the loss of it.
- James M. Barrie

 

Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough,
You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
- James M. Barrie

There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.
- James M. Barrie

The most useless are those who never change through the years.
- James M. Barrie

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Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.
- James M. Barrie

The praise that comes from love does not make us vain,
but more humble.
- James M. Barrie

A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.
- James M. Barrie

Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion,
grows by grappling with and subduing them.
- James M. Barrie

To die will be an awfully big adventure.
- James M. Barrie

The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
- James M. Barrie

Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies'
there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
- James M. Barrie

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
- James M. Barrie

It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.
- James M. Barrie

Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.
- James M. Barrie

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
- James M. Barrie

For several days after my first book was published,
I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious
peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded.
- James M. Barrie

I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
- James M. Barrie

I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare,
but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
- James M. Barrie

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
- James M. Barrie

Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe.
If you believe, clap your hands!
- James M. Barrie

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight:
always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?
- James M. Barrie

Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
- James M. Barrie

Always be a little kinder than necessary.
- James M. Barrie

A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past
is to force open a crammed drawer.
If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it,
but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
- James M. Barrie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

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

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

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard


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