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What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations...
The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts.
They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
- Winston Churchill

When I die India will be found engraved on my heart.
- Queen Mary

Every suggested idea produces a corresponding physical reaction.
Every idea constantly repeated ends by being engraved upon the brain,
provoking the act which corresponds to that idea.
- Scott Reed

 

Who made the rule that life has to be so serious?
One would think that "life is serious" had been engraved
upon stone tablets to judge from how most lives are lived.
Get a life, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat - dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When freedom does not have a purpose,
when it does not wish to know anything about the rule
of law engraved in the hearts of men and women,
when it does not listen to the voice of conscience,
it turns against humanity and society.
- Pope John Paul II

If the great Government of the United States were a
private corporation no bank would take its name on a piece of paper,
because it has cynically repudiated the words engraved upon its bonds.
- Garet Garrett

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The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells,
but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant.
- Karl Kraus

Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.
- Natalie Clifford Barney

I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell,
unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy
Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.
- Martin Luther

You know you can get gaudy with something,
and they didn't do that.
To me, I think it's very tasteful, well done,
with the silver and gold and the engraving.
I think it's very tasteful.
- Earl Scruggs

The graceful Georgian streets and squares,
a series of steel engravings under a wet sky.
- Shana Alexander

Like a Dolphin, I am Graceful, Powerful, and Compassionate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We require from buildings two kinds of goodness:
first,
the doing their practical duty well:
then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
- John Ruskin

There's a trick to the Graceful Exit.
It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage,
a relationship is over - and to let go.
It means leaving what's over without denying its value.
- Ellen Goodman

Elves are like trees, grounded and focused from the
trunk down but graceful and agile on top.
- Orlando Bloom

Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order.
It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
- Edmund Burke

I copied my brother.
He was a natural dancer.
Graceful.
People always asked did we study ballet.
We never did.
- Harold Nicholas

Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind,
Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute,
Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise,
Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.
- Shel Silverstein

All the gestures of children are graceful;
the reign of distortion and unnatural attitudes commences
with the introduction of the dancing master.
- Joshua Reynolds

Golf is an awkward set of bodily contortions designed
to produce a graceful result.
- Tommy Armour

I love the semicolon; it's unnecessary,
but graceful and sophisticated.
- Brian P. Cleary

Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore;
not because they are pretty,
or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent,
but because they are themselves.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford
to be indulgent toward their rivals.
The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the
merit that vainly aspired to it.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Elves have this superhuman strength,
yet they're so graceful.
Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits,
but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.
- Orlando Bloom

A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults.
- Louis Nizer

The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed.
It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.
- Maxine Hong Kingston

Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and
awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.
- Drew Barrymore

The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high
and graceful when it is low.
- Richard Carlson

Few men of action have been able to make a graceful
exit at the appropriate time.
- Malcolm Muggeridge

A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
- Pindar

Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its
own strange and graceful legend attached to it.
- Douglas Hyde

The story was such that I couldn't make a graceful
ending and then make a graceful new beginning.
I could have, but I didn't want to.
So, it isn't the most graceful way of writing a story.
This new story is, I think, is pretty good stuff.
I'm pleased with it anyway.
- Jack Vance

I have a hat.
It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity,
as if I were attending a state funeral or something.
Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it,
instead of carrying it.
- Erma Bombeck

The artist is the confidant of nature,
flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful
bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted
nuances of their blossoms.
Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
- Auguste Rodin

The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow,
and going as smoothly and silently.
I never had dreamed of such a motion,
fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze
flitting over the flowers,
but swift as the summer lightening.
- Richard Blackmore

Being a former dancer, classical dancer,
it informed me as a human being just in terms of the grace I guess.
Ballet is a very graceful form of art.
You also become very aware of your body and your mind
and your body is working in conjunction.
That kind of helps you in acting as well.
It's not only using your mind, it's like making your
mind communicate this character into your body so that
you can bring it to life and physicalize it.
- Zoe Saldana

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

Life is like a box of chocolates.
- Forrest Gump

Act the way you'd like to be
and soon you'll be the way you act.
- Leonard Cohen

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed,
easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
- Proverb

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

What if we just acted like everything was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Be like me" is not a Golden Rule.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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