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Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge,
others just gargle.
- Robert Anthony

Look within.
Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up,
if thou wilt ever dig.
- Marcus Aurelius

 

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
- Jean Cocteau

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
- Pearl S. Buck

The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing
in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean
pool of subconscious from which it rises.
- Sigmund Freud

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The fountain of youth with the youthful young musician is one meaning,
and the fountain of youth with the youthful energy
of the leader is another meaning.
- Roy Haynes

If I could only get people to rub my belly for good
lucky and then throw money in my fountain,
it'd be a perfect world.
- Christopher Meloni

That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter,
when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
- John Locke

I don't want anything to do with anything mechanical
between me and the paper,
including a typewriter, and I don't even want a fountain
pen between me and the paper.
- Shelby Foote

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness,
making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
- Washington Irving

In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter,
which stings in the very flowers.
- Lucretius

Elton wanted a garden.
They were building all afternoon while we were rehearsing.
And then they built a fountain for Elton.
And he said, I was only joking!
- Maurice Gibb

My countrymen have commissioned a bust of the Republic.
It will be placed on the fountain of my native town.
- Camille Claudel

God is the universal substance in existing things.
He comprises all things.
He is the fountain of all being.
In Him exists everything that is.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden,
a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it.
You and you alone make me feel that I am alive.
Other men it is said have seen angels,
but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
- George Edward Moore

The people are the only legitimate fountain of power,
and it is from them that the constitutional charter,
under which the several branches of government hold their power,
is derived.
- James Madison

The Bible is the fountain of truth.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Some'll rob you with a six gun,
Some with a fountain pen.
- Woody Guthrie

From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet
of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
- Lucretius

The Ramones own the fountain of youth.
Experiencing us is like having the fountain of youth.
- Joey Ramone

I'm a fountain of blood.
In the shape of a girl.
- Bjork

The Temple of Diana is in the vicinity of the fountain,
which has given rise to the conjecture that it originally
constituted a portion of the ancient baths.
- Marguerite Gardiner

But the law of God came from heaven indeed.
God wrote it with his finger, it is the fountain of all wisdom,
and therefore shall it continue for ever,
and never have an end.
- John Jewel

Few people know so clearly what they want.
Most people can't even think what to hope for when
they throw a penny in a fountain.
- Barbara Kingsolver

From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight,
my every pain is born.
- Michelangelo

From the very fountain of enchantment there arises
a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
- Lucretius

Seeing the show is like a visit to the fountain of
youth for parents and the children.
- Cathy Rigby

When I get through tearing a lobster apart,
or one of those tender West Coast octopuses,
I feel like I had a drink from the fountain of youth.
- Joseph Mitchell

My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain.
My hand on a pen does.
A fountain pen, of course.
Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.
- Graham Greene

And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously
given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge,
so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee,
the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.
- Venerable Bede

Let me just say something that I forgot,
I also hoped and this was very true in the beginning -
that this would also be a place that people would be
able to walk in to the fountain and use it in a nice
way of reading and examining the quotations on the blocks.
- Lawrence Halprin

The world is full of abundance and opportunity,
but far too many people come to the fountain of life
with a sieve instead of a tank car...
a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel.
They expect little and as a result they get little.
- Ben Sweetland

You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly
presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures
of the feast of good things,
and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful
achievement or attainment of the desires.
- Claude M. Bristol

What we used to say was whoever had the bow tie got to lead the band.
There was never any jealousy.
- Pete Fountain

It is difficult to describe in short the enthusiasm
and devotion provoked by and given to my research.
We lived almost in poverty.
I used pencils, two for a nickel, and could not buy a fountain pen,
when I lost mine.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

I was improvising before I was reading music.
I was just trying to play things on the clarinet by ear.
I think my ear is one of my greatest assets.
- Pete Fountain

You know, it's funny...
when you're making money, people don't think you're playing jazz.
Now when you're not making money, people think that
you're a good jazz musician.
- Pete Fountain

The material came bubbling up inside like a geyser or an oil gusher.
It streamed up of its own accord, down my arm and out
of my fountain pen in a torrent of six thousand words a day.
- C. S. Forester

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind,
your talents, the creativity you bring to your life
and the lives of people you love.
When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
- Sophia Loren

I've learned one thing about life.
We're a good deal like that ball, dancing on the fountain.
We know as little about the forces that move us,
and move the world around us, as that empty ball does.
- Ardel Wray

If I had grown up in any place but New Orleans,
I don't think my career would have taken off.
I wouldn't have heard the music that was around this town.
There was so much going on when I was a kid.
- Pete Fountain

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous
nation because in the degradation of woman the very
fountains of life are poisoned at their source.
- Lucretia Mott

Oh eyes, no eyes, but fountains fraught with tears;
O life,
no life, but lively form of death; Oh world,
no world, but mass of public wrongs.
- Thomas Kyd

Well, we've made some changes on this tour.
We're no longer sleeping in the parking lots and swimming in the fountains.
We've been staying in hotels most of the way,
though I will say some hotels have declined to take
us because we're just having too much fun.
- Bill Walton

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
- Winston Churchill

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

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

I have become my own version of an optimist.
If I can't make it through one door,
I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door.
Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
- Rabindranath Tagore

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
- Irv Kupcinet

In these times you have to be an optimist to open your
eyes when you awake in the morning.
- Carl Sandburg

Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God,
it makes you an optimist.
- Terence

An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
- Don Marquis

A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately
acquainted with an optimist.
- Elbert Hubbard

I'm sort of a pessimist about tomorrow and an optimist
about the day after tomorrow.
- Eric Sevareid

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist.
Looking back, I realize I was only half right.
- Jack Nicholson

An optimist is a girl who mistakes a bulge for a curve.
- Ring Lardner

Don't ever become a pessimist...
a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist,
but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.
- Robert A. Heinlein

I became an optimist when I discovered that I wasn't
going to win any more games by being anything else.
- Earl Weaver

I may be an optimist.
- Rebecca De Mornay

An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is
looking for a way to get out.
- George Jean Nathan

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities
and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
- Harry S. Truman

Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist.
- Robert G. Allen

I have to be an optimist and say that it might get better.
- Roger Moore

An optimist is a fellow who believes what's going to be will be postponed.
- Kin Hubbard

A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse;
so much the better.
- Jean de La Fontaine


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