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Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion,
by James M. Barrie

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

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- 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

 

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

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

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

Always be a little kinder than necessary.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To die will be an awfully big adventure.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We Can Do It!
- WW II US Government Poster

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do what you feel in your heart to be right.
You'll be criticized anyway.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

We can let circumstances rule us,
or we can take charge and
rule our lives from within.
- Earl Nightingale

I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience
in which I must stop and look fear in the face.
I say to myself, I've lived through this
and can take the next thing that comes along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What is to give light must endure the burning.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What one has to do usually can be done.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today;
it is rather the vital necessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Ride the storm. Cheer wildly.
Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When restraint and courtesy are added to strength,
the latter becomes irresistible.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Life was meant to be lived,
and curiosity must be kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason,
turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Strength does not come from physical capacity.
It comes from an indomitable will.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow...
but only empties today of its strength.
- C. H. Spurgeon

I ride the storm - cheering wildly.
I gather strength from the storm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

To love someone deeply gives you strength.
Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline;
simulated fear postulates courage;
simulated weakness postulates strength.
- Lao Tzu

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu


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