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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The worst prison would be a closed heart.
- Pope John Paul II

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Your worst days are never so bad
that you are beyond the reach of God's grace.
And your best days are never so good
that you are beyond the need of God's grace.
- Anonymous

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
-Don Miguel Ruiz

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

Science may have found a cure for most evils;
but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Defeat is not the worst of failures.
Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
- William Penn

The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
- Cyril Connolly

Power is always dangerous.
Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
- Edward Abbey

The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy,
is government.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If it turns out that there IS a God,
I don't think that he's evil.
I think that the worst you can say about him
is that basically he's an underachiever.
- the movie Love and Death

Oh no, I can't do anything to the death.
Doctor's orders. You see, I have this ulcer condition,
and death is the worst thing for it.
- the movie Love and Death

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

The worst part of success is to try to find
someone who is happy for you.
- Bette Midler

Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial
software with the worst of free software.
- Linus Torvalds

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil;
in its worst state,
an intolerable one.
- Thomas Paine

The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness
that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.
- Edgar Watson Howe

We seem to be our own worst enemies.
We should require critical U.S.
infrastructure to remain in U.S.
hands.
- Duncan Hunter

The worst thing I could be thinking is how could I be a cool bass player.
- Mike Gordon

I'm on every worst-dressed list imaginable.
- Kathy Griffin

The worst thing about that kind of prejudice...
is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it,
it feeds you self-doubt.
You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough.
- Nina Simone

I have also seen it stated that Capital punishment
is murder in its worst form.
I should like to know upon what principle of human
society these assertions are based and justified.
- Benjamin Tucker

The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.
- Ayn Rand

When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe:
for look you,
good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons.
- John Webster

Whether it's the best of times or the worst of times,
it's the only time we've got.
- Art Buchwald

This is the worst President ever.
He George W. Bush is the worst President in all of American history.
- Helen Thomas

Our worst comes out when we behave like robots or professionals.
- Fernando Flores

Corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves.
- David Garrick

You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the
worst of two evils or none at all.
So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two.
Nixon is impossible.
- Harry S. Truman

I thought Nixon was the worst President we had ever had,
save only perhaps Andrew Johnson.
- Stephen Ambrose

I'm wearing a garbage bag.
I was put on my own worst-dressed list.
- Steven Cojocaru

Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
- Plato

So I would say Reagan was the best, and certainly Clinton the worst.
- Pat Boone

Working people have alot of bad habits,
but the worst of these is work.
- Clarence Darrow

I'm the worst rider.
I'm a terrible rider.
Me and horses are not a good mix.
For some reason, people are always trying to get me on a horse in a movie.
- Dana Delany

White Zombie was a bunch of kids with the worst equipment playing in a basement.
But that is what is so great about it.
There is no reason to think that you can't do it.
- Rob Zombie

I think trying too hard to be sexy is the worst thing
in the world a woman can do.
- Christian Bale


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