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“Never do something permanently foolish just because you are temporarily upset.”
Lily

“Worrying is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do, but doesn’t get you anywhere.”
Van Wilder

“The most beautiful thing is to see a person you love smiling. And even more beautiful is knowing you are the reason behind it.”
XOXO

“Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt and dance like no one is watching.”
Randall G Leighton

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”
Robert Frost

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.”
Ann Landers

“Sometimes, when you’re mad, you have the right to be mad, but you don’t have the right to be cruel.”
Saphire007

“Don’t be afraid of change. You may end up losing something good, but you will probably end up gaining something better.”
Unknown

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.”
Alexander Graham Bell

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.”
Unknown

“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.”
Elbert Hubbard

“Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, because hate in your heart will consume you too.”
Will Smith

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.”
James Dean

“Nobody is perfect, and nobody deserves to be perfect. Nobody has it easy, everybody has issues. You never know what people are going through. So pause before you start judging, criticizing, or mocking others. Everybody is fighting their own unique war.”
Soulman

“Choose the guy or girl who brings you to meet his or her parents, not his or her bedroom.”
Maryann

“The best thing in life is finding someone who knows about all your flaws and still thinks you’re completely amazing.”
Shelly

“Stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone.”
Yeahyeah

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”
Michelle

“While you’re busy looking for the perfect person, you’ll probably miss the imperfect person who could make you perfectly happy.”
Lulu

“The most painful and worst possible types of goodbyes are the ones that are never said, or never explained.”
Nick

“Crying doesn’t indicate that you’re weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you’re alive.”
Dee

“You don’t drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there.”
Jonny123

“Making one person smile can change the world. Maybe not the whole world, but their world. Start small. Start now.”
Pammy

“Someone will always be prettier. Someone will always be smarter. Someone will always be younger. But they will never be you.”
Uncle.D

“Sometimes you need to distance yourself to see things clearly.”
StevenO

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”
Soxy

“Giving up and moving on are two very different things.”
Chris

“A silent hug means a thousand words to the unhappy heart.”
Timmy Jim

“Letting go is not forgetting, it’s remembering without fear.”
Roger

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.”
Unknown

“Throughout your lifetime, the most difficult choice you will ever have to make is deciding whether you should let go, or hold on a little longer.”
Angel

“We meet no ordinary people in our lives. If you give them a chance, everyone has something amazing to offer.”

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Funny quotes

“I am going to call my kids Ctrl, Alt and Delete. Then if they muck up I will just hit them all at once.”
Author Unknown

“A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.”
Emo Philips

“My life needs editing.”
Mort Sahl

“By the time a man realizes that his father was right, he has a son who thinks he’s wrong.”
Charles Wadsworth

“Ladies first. Pretty ladies sooner.”
Author Unknown

“Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.”
Albert Einstein

“The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.”
Will Rogers

“A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.”
Lana Turner

“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes.”
Jack Handey

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
Steve Martin

“A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I’m afraid of widths.”
Steven Wright

“Housework can’t kill you, but why take a chance?”
Phyllis Diller

“A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, ‘At my age, I don’t even buy green bananas.'”
Claude Pepper

“My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.”
Winston Churchill

“The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.”
Natalie Wood

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

“I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.”
W. C. Fields

“I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.”
Steven Wright

“Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.”
Laurence J. Peter

“A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s: She changes it more often.”
Oliver Herford

“Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?”
Robin Williams

“There’s no such thing as soy milk. It’s soy juice.”
Lewis Black

“My uncle Sammy was an angry man. He had printed on his tombstone: ‘What are you looking at?'”
Margaret Smith

“If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.”
William Lyon Phelps

“Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.”
Johnny Carson

“If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the up button.”
Sam Levenson

“If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of payments.”
Earl Wilson

“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.”
Bob Hope

“The human brain is a wonderful thing. It starts working the moment you are born, and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.”
George Jessel

“Regular naps prevent old age, especially if you take them while driving.”
Author Unknown

“Marriage is a relationship in which one person is always right and the other is the husband!”
Author Unknown

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Education quotes

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela

“Teachers open the door, but you enter by yourself.”
Author Unknown

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.”
Anthony J. D’Angelo

“The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.”
George Santayana

“The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
Albert Einstein

“In education, nothing works if the students don’t.”
Donald E. Simanek

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”
Author Unknown

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.”
Abigail Adams

“The person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.”
Carl Rogers

“Education is not the filling a bucket but the lighting of a fire.”
William Butler Yeats

“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”
Robert M. Hutchins

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”
Sydney J. Harris

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”
Aristotle

“Education is the best provision for old age.”
Aristotle

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

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the courage to pursue them.”
Walt Disney

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.”
Bishop Mandell Creighton

“The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.”
Ralph W. Sockman

“A professor is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.”
W.H. Auden

“You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it.”
John Updike

“Of course there’s a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don’t take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.”
Lawrence Lowell

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Author Unknown

“The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.”
Oscar Wilde

“An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don’t.”
Anatole France

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”
Will Durant

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.”
Malcolm Forbes

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”
Robert Frost

“A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.”
Horace Mann

“Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.”
Daniel J. Boorstin

“Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness.”
Alice Miller

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.”
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Quotes About Not Giving Up

“A winner is someone who gets up one more time than he is knocked down.”
Author Unknown

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”
Samuel Beckett

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
Albert Einstein

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
Albert Einstein

“Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.”
Author Unknown

“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.”
Winston Churchill

“Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”
Vince Lombardi

“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

“Difficult things take a long time, impossible things a little longer.”
Author Unknown

“People will rate you, hate you, shake you, and break you… but how strong you stand is what makes you.”
Author Unknown

“The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
Thomas Edison

“I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
Thomas Edison

“I am not discouraged because every wrong attempt discarded is a step forward.”
Thomas Edison

“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.”
Confucius

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.”
Confucius

“It is not wanting to win that makes you a winner; it is refusing to fail.”
Author Unknown

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
George Eliot

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Stowe

“Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.”
Jane Addams

“People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get ahead in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.”
George Bernard Shaw

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”
William Feather

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”
Bill Cosby

“Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”
Conrad Hilton

“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”
Charles F. Kettering

“It’s not just how hard you try, it’s how well you will succeed from trying hard.”
Miles Thompson

“The day you give up on your dreams is the day you give up on yourself.”
Author Unknown

“The harder you fall the higher you bounce.”
Author Unknown

“Don’t give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don’t listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.”
Satchel Paige

“Never let your head hang down. Never give up or sit down and grieve. Find another way.”
Author Unknown

“When you are going through hell, keep on going. Never never never give up.”
Winston Churchill

“You just can’t beat the person who won’t give up.”
Babe Ruth

“When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.”
Author Unknown

“Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful.”
Brian Tracy

“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.”
Author Unknown

“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.”
Earl Nightingale

“Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“Things don’t go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be.”
Charlie Jones

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Words of Encouragement

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
Henry Ford

“One has to remember that every failure can be a stepping stone to something better.”
Col. Harland Sanders

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe

“A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.”
Unknown

“I am grateful for all of my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.”
James Cash Penney

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.”
Unknown

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Mark Twain

“Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.”
Henry Van Dyke

“Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.”
Dr. Robert Anthony

“Extraordinary struggles bring an extraordinary purpose for those who wait.”
Brianna Gazvoda

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
Henry David Thoreau

“Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.”
Unknown

“Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.”
Sicilian Proverb

“The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.”
Ivy Baker Priest

“It doesn’t matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before; it’s important to realize that whatever you’re doing, it’s your first attempt at it.”
Wally Amos

“If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”
Mary Pickford

“He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.”
William James

“When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.”
Alexander Graham Bell

“Instead of giving myself reasons why I can’t, I give myself reasons why I can.”
Unknown

Take care friends and if you know some good encouragement quotes, phrases or poems, please share with our fellow visitors!!!

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