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    All that we are is the result of what we have thought.  What we think
    we become.
                                                                                                                                                       - Buddha

    Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are
    in harmony.  
                                                                                                                                                       - Mahatma Gandhi

    For a fool, old age is winter.  For a wise man it is a time of harvest.
                                                                                                                                                       - Jewish proverb

    When you are through changing, you are through.
                                                                                                                                                       - Unknown

    Older minds are like older horses; you must exercise them if you wish
    to keep them in working order.
                                                                                                                                                       - John Q. Adams

    Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
                                                                                                                                                       - Albert Einstein

    It is quite true what philosophy says: that life must be understood backwards.
    But then one forgets the other principle: that it must be lived forwards.
                                                                                                                                                       -Soren Kierkegard

    He not busy being born is busy dying.
                                                                                                                                                       - Bob Dylan

    The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another,
    until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch
    will be felt.
                                                                                                                                                       - Frederick Buechner

    What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful.
                                                                                                                                                       - The Dalai Lama

    Time... reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again.
    What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived.
                                                                                                                                                       - Jean-Luc Picard

    Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
                                                                                                                                                       - William James

    The last great freedom of man is the freedom to choose his attitude under
    any given set of circumstances.
                                                                                                                                                       -Victor Frankl

    The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
                                                                                                                                                       - St. Augustine

    And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced
    at least once.
                                                                                                                                                       - F. Nietzsche

    Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
                                                                                                                                                       - Mark Twain

    It is choice - not chance - that determines your destiny.
                                                                                                                                                       - Jean Nidetch

    When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so
    that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
                                                                                                                                                        -Indian saying

    Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go
    through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it.
                                                                                                                                                        - Anais Nin

    What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
                                                                                                                                                        - George Eliot

    Life begets life. Energy becomes energy. It is by spending oneself that
    one becomes rich.
                                                                                                                                                        - Sarah Bernhardt

    We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.  
                                                                                                                                                        - Winston Churchill

    Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
                                                                                                                                                        - Helen Keller

    Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff
    life is made of.
                                                                                                                                                        - Benjamin Franklin

    A useless life is an early death.
                                                                                                                                                        - Goethe

    Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
    Life is but an empty dream!
    For the soul is dead that slumbers,
    and things are not what they seem.
    Life is real! Life is earnest!
    And the grave is not its goal;
    Dust thou art; to dust returnest,
    Was not spoken of the soul.
                                                                                                                                                        -  Longfellow

    The only way to have a friend is to be one.  
                                                                                                                                                        - Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Goals are dreams with deadlines.
                                                                                                                                                        - Diana Hunt

    Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others
    does not obtain peace of mind.
                                                                                                                                                        - Buddha

    Sharing what you have is more important than what you have.
                                                                                                                                                        - Albert Wells

    There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility.
    Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy and a tragedy.
                                                                                                                                                        - Mark Twain

    You have enormous untapped power you'll probably never tap, because
    most people never run far enough on their first wind to ever find they
    have a second.  
                                                                                                                                                        - William James

    I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and
    simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive.
    One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
                                                                                                                                                        - Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Words of Wisdom

    When great thinkers and wordsmiths distill wisdom, insight or inspiration into a sentence or two, it
    can be very worthwhile to reflect on their handiwork from time to time for the value that may be added
    to our own lives.  Here are some of my favorites.
The Words of the Wise prod us to live well.
They are like nails hammered home,
holding life together.
                             - Ecclesiastes 12:11
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