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We make our friends; we make our enemies;
by G. K. Chesterton

We make our friends; we make our enemies;
but God makes our next-door neighbor.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

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Angels can fly because they can take themselves lightly.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton PHOTO

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

How you think when you lose
determines how long it will be until you win.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

 

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

The most astonishing thing about miracles is that they happen.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

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

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

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.
- Horace Traubel

When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Our life is what our thoughts make it.
- Marcus Aurelius

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words;
it is expressed in the choices one makes...
and the choices we make
are ultimately our responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

Practice does not make perfect,
perfect practice makes perfect.
- Vince Lombardi

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
- Albert Einstein

The trick is in what one emphasizes.
We either make ourselves miserable,
or we make ourselves happy.
The amount of work is the same.
- Carlos Castaneda

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

It's your life - live your own goals,
your own values, your own life.
Be of service to others,
but make your own decisions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth;
not going all the way, and not starting.
- The Buddha

If your tendency is to make sense out of chaos, start chaos.
- Carlos Castaneda

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The most central ingredient in the recipe
for living Simply An Inspired Life
is to Make Joyful CHOICES.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Make your important choices in life
based on your values and your long-term objectives
rather than on a need for approval.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

What you don't do daily, you probably won't do weekly either.
What you make a habit of putting-off
just keeps getting pushed away again and again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

Every decision you make ...
is a decision about Who You Are.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Make the best use of what is in your power,
and take the rest as it happens.
- Epictetus

When you make a world tolerable for yourself,
you make a world tolerable for others.
- Anais Nin

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Make Today count. Today - each Today -
is the most important day of your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's okay to make mistakes.
Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn.
- John Bradshaw

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden


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