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

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Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther PHOTO

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous

Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore.
There is always something to make you wonder
in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.
- Albert Schweitzer

 

Nature will bear the closest inspection.
She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf,
and take an insect view of its plain.
- Henry David Thoreau

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
- Albert Camus

I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
- Walt Whitman

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Gary Cooper was a good friend.
He was a great nature lover.
He was like an American Indian, he knew every leaf that was turned over.
It was an education to go for a walk with him.
- Richard Widmark

I turn over a new leaf every day.
But the blots show through.
- Keith Waterhouse

I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic
without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society
where it is traditional to wear clothes.
- Erma Bombeck

Under the big political umbrella, a man is just like a leaf in the ocean,
with no control of his destiny and does not have any choice.
- Zhang Yimou

October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider
horizon more clearly seen.
It is the distant hills once more in sight,
and the enduring constellations above them once again.
- Hal Borland

A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning,
as if supported by the rays of the sun,
a bird settled on the fire escape,
joy in the task of coffee,
joy accompanied me as I walked.
- Anais Nin

We will all, someday, experience death,
and become obsolete as a dead leaf falling from a tree,
crushed by passersby to ashes underlying the earth.
- Kim Elizabeth

One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches,
is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.
- Tryon Edwards

First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall.
Then I climb the tree and shake each limb,
and then each branch and then each twig,
and then I look under each leaf.
- Martin Luther

I've never turned over a fig leaf yet that didn't have
a price tag on the other side.
- Saul Bellow

As the country now turns a new leaf,
our ambition is to give hope to each and every Afghan.
- Hamid Karzai

I suppose no person ever enjoyed with more relish the
infusion of this fragrant leaf than did Johnson.
- James Boswell

When I'm writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail:
the color a room is painted,
the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain.
- Donna Tartt

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar,
you present a new place for new ideas and progress.
- Charles Kettering

So she went into the garden to cut a cabbage-leaf,
to make an apple-pie; and at the same time a great she-bear,
coming up the street, pops its head into the shop.
'What!
no soap?' So he died, and she very imprudently married the barber.
- Samuel Foote

As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock,
I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things.
Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand
the internal energy of the stone.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Faith makes all evil good to us, and all good better;
unbelief makes all good evil,
and all evil worse.
Faith laughs at the shaking of the spear;
unbelief trembles at the shaking of a leaf.
- Robert Cecil

The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to
cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality.
It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists
and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.
- Freda Adler

I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trample,
are in themselves arguments more conclusive than any
which can be adduced that some vast intellect animates Infinity.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

I like Toronto a lot, it's a good city.
The only thing that really annoys me about Toronto
is that you're turning Maple Leaf Gardens into a grocery store,
which is absolutely nothing short of disgusting.
- Rick Wakeman

A boxer's diet should be low in fat and high in proteins and sugar.
Therefore you should eat plenty of lean meat,
milk, leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit and ice cream for sugar.
- Gene Tunney

On embarking to return we could perceive no sign of One Tree Island;
and as we swept down towards the sea the leafy top
of a tree seen in the clear water under the boat was
the only evidence of its existence;
though a few hours ago it had formed so prominent an object.
- George Grey

With the fans and the Toronto Maple Leafs organization,
the way I've been treated here has been awesome.
- Mats Sundin

There have been times when I reread -
or at least leafed through -
something because I'd sent a copy to a friend,
and what usually happened was that I noticed dozens
and dozens of clumsy phrases I wished I could rewrite.
- Peter Straub

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

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

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

An "always been" does not mean I must choose "what must be."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

All life is change.
Release your attachment to the way things have been,
and wend your way joyfully
through life's unfolding majesty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Education is what survives when
what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

The highest thinkers of the ages,
the seers of the tribes and the nations,
have been optimists.
- Helen Keller

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have always been regretting that
I was not as wise as the day I was born.
- Henry David Thoreau

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

I accept everything that ever has been,
with no regrets, no resentments, and no call for vengeance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One never notices what has been done;
one can only see what remains to be done.
- Marie Curie

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world has always been in an uproar,
and it always will be.
Choose Peace. Choose to live with Peace.
Choose to interact peacefully with everyone -
especially those whose instinct is not to be peaceful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price.
May He be so to every one of us.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Your innermost core has always been pure.
Purity is intrinsic to you,
it cannot be taken away.
- Osho

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

The heart is always right -
if there's a question of choosing between the mind and the heart -
because mind is a creation of the society.
It has been educated.
You have been given it by the society, not by existence.
The heart is unpolluted.
- Osho

What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea.
It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience,
something that never has been and never could
have been experienced by anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

You have not been abandoned.
You are never alone, except by your own choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Visualize your end result as having already been accomplished.
Let the image of your success play on the giant screen
in full color with surround sound -
so real you can smell and taste it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Competition has been shown to be useful
up to a certain point and no further,
but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today,
begins where competition leaves off.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt


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