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I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly
by Barbara Bush

I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly
what their child is up to all the time.
- Barbara Bush

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To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
- Barbara Bush

You may think the president is all-powerful,
but he is not.
He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
- Barbara Bush

I married the first man I ever kissed.
When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
- Barbara Bush

 

I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
- Barbara Bush

It seems to me I spent my life in car pools,
but you know, that's how I kept track of what was going on.
- Barbara Bush

When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
- Barbara Bush

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My son, George, has been a bad, bad boy!
Right, George?
- Barbara Bush

The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream,
not society's dream, her own personal dream.
- Barbara Bush

Believe in something larger than yourself...
get involved in the big ideas of your time.
- Barbara Bush

You have to love your children unselfishly.
That's hard.
But it's the only way.
- Barbara Bush

Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our
own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds
occupied by the needs of others.
- Barbara Bush

It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen,
but it's a family thing, and I guess it's clean.
- Barbara Bush

You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do.
You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.
- Barbara Bush

Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone
who will one day follow my footsteps,
and preside over the White House as the president's spouse.
I wish him well!
- Barbara Bush

Bias has to be taught.
If you hear your parents downgrading women or people
of different backgrounds,
why, you are going to do that.
- Barbara Bush

One thing I can say about George...
he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring.
- Barbara Bush

I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like
me because they don't think I'm competitive,
just nice.
- Barbara Bush

Never lose sight of the fact that the most important
yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people -
your family,
friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.
- Barbara Bush

And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience
may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps,
and preside over the White House as the president's spouse.
I wish him well!
- Barbara Bush

If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems,
as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses,
as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive,
then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
- Barbara Bush

The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions.
You can argue yourself blue in the face,
and you're not going to change each other's minds.
It's a waste of your time and my time.
- Barbara Bush

At the end of your life, you will never regret not
having passed one more test,
not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal.
You will regret time not spent with a husband,
a friend, a child, or a parent.
- Barbara Bush

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

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

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

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

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
- Winston Churchill

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor


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