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Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read.
by Harper Lee

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read.
One does not love breathing.
- Harper Lee

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin,
but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
- Harper Lee

I think there's just one kind of folks.
Folks.
- Harper Lee

 

Well, they're Southern people, and if they know you
are working at home they think nothing of walking right in for coffee.
But they wouldn't dream of interrupting you at golf.
- Harper Lee

The book to read is not the one which thinks for you,
but the one which makes you think.
No book in the world equals the Bible for that.
- Harper Lee

Folks don't like to have somebody around knowing more than they do.
- Harper Lee

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The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
- Harper Lee

It was times like these when I thought my father,
who hated guns and had never been to any wars,
was the bravest man who ever lived.
- Harper Lee

You've really got to start hitting the books because it's no joke out here.
- Harper Lee

Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself.
The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
- Harper Lee

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

Forgive those who have injured you -
not because they deserve your forgiveness,
but because you can never be happy
until you release your anger and grant forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Know that you cannot create great new beginnings
until you sincerely celebrate the endings that precede them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The regrets and resentments etched in a heart
remain until they are cleansed away with love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

No one knows what he can do until he tries.
- Publilius Syrus

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

An individual has not started living
until he can rise above the narrow confines
of his individualistic concerns
to the broader concerns of all humanity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

It always seems impossible until its done.
- Nelson Mandela

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

Love wasn't put in your heart to stay.
Love isn't love until you give it away.
- Michael W. Smith

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

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

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

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

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Everyone is wise, until he speaks.
- Irish proverb

Each friend represents a world in us,
a world possibly not born until they arrive,
and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
- Anais Nin

As a happy person, you radiate happiness to the world.
Visualize your light radiating throughout the world,
passing from person to person until it encircles the globe.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken.
- Samuel Johnson

We cannot change anything until we accept it.
Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
- Carl Jung

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

We cannot change anything until we accept it.
- Carl Jung

When you feel worried and depressed,
consciously form a smile on your face and act upbeat
until the happy feeling becomes genuine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We'll be friends until forever, just you wait and see.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The power of intuitive understanding
will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
- Lao Tzu

Until you make the unconscious conscious,
it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
- Carl Jung

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates

Not until we are lost
do we begin to understand ourselves.
- Henry David Thoreau

A friend is someone who won't stop
until he finds you and brings you home.
- Fraser Sr. in the movie Due South

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

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

True friendship is like sound health;
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Until he extends the circle of
his compassion to all living things,
man will not himself find peace.
- Albert Schweitzer

One's first love is always perfect
until one meets one's second love.
- Elizabeth Aston

The way to do fieldwork is never to
come up for air until it is all over.
- Margaret Mead

I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's
most effective criticism until you provoke him.
Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Whenever I feel the need to exercise,
I lie down until it goes away.
- Robert Maynard Hutchins

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

Until you've lost your reputation,
you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until
he comes home and rests his head on his old,
familiar pillow.
- Lin Yutang

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good,
until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think
in your mind that the counsel is wise.
- Joan Rivers

One of the greatest titles we can have is "old friend."
We never appreciate how important old friends are until we are older.
The problem is we need to start our old friendships when we are young.
We then have to nurture and grow those friendships over our middle age
when a busy life and changing geographies
can cause us to neglect those friends.
Today is the day to invest in those people
we hope will call us "old friend" in the years to come.
- Grant Fairley

Man will never be free until the last king is strangled
with the entrails of the last priest.
- Denis Diderot

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time.
Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
- M. Scott Peck

One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out
of love with him or he falls out of love with you,
it keeps you together until you fall in again.
- Judith Viorst

Procrastination is like a credit card:
it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.
- Christopher Parker

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero


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