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I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to ...
by A. C. Benson

I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions,
no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own.
I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
- A. C. Benson

One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background,
and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.
- A. C. Benson

Man, an animal that makes bargains.
- A. C. Benson

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
- A. C. Benson

 

People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.
- A. C. Benson

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes,
but its fears.
- A. C. Benson

All the best stories are but one story in reality -
the story of escape.
It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times,
how to escape.
- A. C. Benson

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Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices;
so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
- A. C. Benson

I read the newspaper avidly.
It is my one form of continuous fiction.
- A. C. Benson

When you get to my age life seems little more than
one long march to and from the lavatory.
- A. C. Benson

A well begun is half ended.
- A. C. Benson

Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do.
In fact, that's good taste.
- A. C. Benson

As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world,
a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.
- A. C. Benson

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 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

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)

Forgiveness of all people and all acts -
is a sure path to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.
You have only to persevere to save yourselves.
- Winston Churchill

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
- Abraham Lincoln

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
- Richard Bach

Success depends upon previous preparation,
and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Confucius

Since you are the one who has to live with your choices,
be sure they are your own.
- Alan Cohen

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

What I know for sure is that
what you give comes back to you.
- Oprah Winfrey

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man
take which course he will,
he will be sure to repent.
- Socrates

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots,
you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

You know the only people who are always sure about
the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.
- Bill Cosby

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure;
Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.
- John Lennon

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

I'm sure we all agree that we ought to love one another
and I know there are people in the world
that do not love their fellow human beings
and I HATE people like that.
- Tom Lehrer

Just because it's true, I say as often as I can
in as many ways as I can form, "I sure love you."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

When I want to be bold about my movement ...
I for sure do not call it exercise!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder,
but it sure heats up the blood.
- Elizabeth Ashley

As sure as the spring will follow the winter,
prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
- Bo Bennett

I'm not the smartest fellow in the world,
but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

When you forgive, you in no way change the past -
but you sure do change the future.
- Bernard Meltzer

We all have an interest in making sure teens grow up healthy and drug-free.
- John Walters

My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.
- Emo Philips

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere.
Make sure you eat a variety of foods,
get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Sasha Cohen

My wife ran off with my best friend, and I sure do miss him.
- Anonymous

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence;
then success is sure.
- Mark Twain

What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt -
it is sure to get where it is going,
and it doesn't want to go anywhere else.
- Hal Boyle

I'm sure that my mom would have been happy with any path I chose.
- Joely Fisher

I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between
me as an individual and me as a lawyer.
- Anita Hill

I am not quite sure where home is right now.
I do have places in London and Milan,
and a house in Spain.
I guess I would say home is where my mother is,
and she lives in Spain.
- Sarah Brightman

Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper.
About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer
is garbage that no one ever reads.
- Andy Rooney

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty
sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
- John Morley

That's my only goal.
Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone
has a good time and works hard.
- Joe Rogan

If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
- Aristotle

Two things are infinite:
the universe and human stupidity;
and I'm not sure about the universe.
- Albert Einstein

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.
A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
- Jules Verne

A woman should be home with the children,
building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.
- Mel Gibson

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control
and at times hard to handle.
But if you can't handle me at my worst,
then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people ...
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am sure that if you plant the trees back again,
it will do nothing but good.
- Michael Fish

Only two things are infinite,
the universe and human stupidity,
and I'm not sure about the former.
- Albert Einstein

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet,
there would be no more wars.
- E. M. Forster

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom.
It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest
might weaken and the wisest might err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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