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To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune,
when you will gain a tear from those who listen,
this is worth the trouble.
- Aeschylus

I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule,
not to bewail, not to scorn human actions,
but to understand them.
- Baruch Spinoza

There is no sense in crying over spilt milk.
Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?
- Sophocles

We acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness,
which we, from time to time, most grievously have committed,
by thought, word and deed.
- Camilla P. Bowles

 

There is no explanation for evil.
It must be looked upon as a necessary part of the order of the universe.
To ignore it is childish, to bewail it senseless.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Men should be bewailed at their birth,
and not at their death.
- Charles de Montesquieu

We might have been - these are but common words,
and yet they make the sum of life's bewailing.
- Letitia Landon

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Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

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

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

You got to be careful if you
don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We are never afraid of what is happening in this instant -
It is what MIGHT happen next that frightens us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

In war as in life, it is often necessary
when some cherished scheme has failed,
to take up the best alternative open,
and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
- Winston Churchill

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

Essentially all suffering is the result of...
1. Comparing what we have (or don't have) today
... with what we had yesterday.
2. Comparing what we fear we might have (or not have) tomorrow)
... with what we have today.
3. Comparing what we have (or don't have) with what others have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be;
and if it were so, it would be;
but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.
- Lewis Carroll

In many ways, it is easier to be a good giver than a good receiver.
The giver chooses the gift and the timing.
More important, societal and religious traditions
tend to elevate the status of giver and lower the status of receiver.
When the Bible (Acts 20:32-35) speaks of it being
more blessed to give than to receive,
I believe that a better translation might be
"take" rather than "receive," as the context
of that passage is "coveting."
Certainly there is nothing blessed about coveting,
stealing, begging, or demanding,
however the skill of graciously receiving a freely offered gift
is another matter entirely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

I was thinking that I might fly today.
Just to disprove all the things you say...
please be careful with me, I'm sensitive,
and I'd like to stay that way.
- Jewel

Anxiety is love's greatest killer.
It makes one feel as you might
when a drowning man holds unto you.
You want to save him, but you know
he will strangle you with his panic.
- Anais Nin

Trust your own instinct.
Your mistakes might as well be your own,
instead of someone else's.
- Billy Wilder

There are three hundred and sixty-four days
when you might get un-birthday presents,
and only one for birthday presents, you know.
- Lewis Carroll

Bold Light of Spirit:
Out of the darkness and into the light,
Open our eyes and behold such a sight.
Brilliance of day takes the place of the night,
Boldness and courage are swords of His Might.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One cannot have wisdom without perspective,
but once gaining perspective, one attains wisdom.
Wisdom is the ability to view every situation
as each person who is in any way affected
by that situation might view it.
Wisdom benefits from having a knowledge of history,
and therefore a historical perspective,
as well from as having the perspective of imagination -
the realm of the what-might-be
inhabited by futurists and science-fiction writers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city,
it might be better to change the locks.
- Doug Larson

I only wish that ordinary people
had an unlimited capacity for doing harm;
then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
- Socrates

You're already a bastard.
Might as well be an enlightened one.
- the movie Simon Birch

The way taxes are, you might as well marry for love.
- Joe E. Lewis

I said to my friends that if I was going to starve,
I might as well starve where the food is good.
- Virgil Thomson

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

More marriages might survive if the partners realized
that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
- Doug Larson

Don't look back.
Something might be gaining on you.
- Satchel Paige

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

You might have seen a housefly, maybe even a superfly,
but I bet you ain't never seen a DONKEY fly!
- the movie Shrek (2001)

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms
an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
- Elbert Hubbard

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
- Bertrand Russell

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing
what a great person you might have been.
- Robert H. Schuller

If you want something to be different than it is,
you might as well teach a cat to bark.
Wanting something to be different than it is, is hopeless.
- Byron Katie

If you don't know where you are going,
you might wind up someplace else.
- Yogi Berra

Never get married in the morning - you never know who
you might meet that night.
- Paul Hornung

I'm kidding about having only a few dollars.
I might have a few dollars more.
- James Brown

There is no point at which you can say,
"Well, I'm successful now.
I might as well take a nap."
- Carrie Fisher

The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
- Michael Pollan

How many things there are concerning which we might
well deliberate whether we had better know them.
- Henry David Thoreau

If I had known what it would be like to have it all -
I might have been willing to settle for less.
- Lily Tomlin

If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead.
- Scott Caan

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

Caesar might have married Cleopatra,
but he had a wife at home.
There's always something.
- Will Cuppy

Confucius might have said:
Once frightened, twice smelly in armpit.
- Anonymous humor

If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved,
the inquisition might have let him alone.
- Thomas Hardy

A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings -
about human feelings and frailties.
- Anne Stevenson

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

Never go backward.
Attempt, and do it with all your might.
Determination is power.
- Charles Simmons

Even if I don't release it myself, somebody else might
hear it and want to record it.
When you write a song, it gives it that potential.
- Smokey Robinson

I wish in my own mind I were more definite -
that I was absolutely convinced I'd never direct someone else's script,
but I keep reading scripts, because I might find something.
- Paul Mazursky

I might have a guitar or a piano on set to play something for the actors.
- Mike Figgis

I can't believe George Bush might be president.
- Bradley Whitford

I might have simply settled down into an armchair literary life.
I really don't know exactly why I didn't.
- Edward Carpenter

I want to keep audiences off balance,
so they don't know who I am or how to take me.
If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say,
I'll have a longer shelf life.
- Robert Carlyle

There are times I might coach one or two workouts a
year when the regular coach gets caught in traffic.
- Mark Spitz


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