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Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

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There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

There is nothing permanent except change.
- Heraclitus

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

 

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is joy in work.
There is no happiness except in the realization
that we have accomplished something.
- Henry Ford

Do not look for approval
except for the consciousness of doing your best.
- Andrew Carnegie

Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

A life is not important except in
the impact it has on other lives.
- Jackie Robinson (baseball player)

There is no hope of joy except in human relations.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

Nothing can bring a real sense of security
into the home except true love.
- Billy Graham

What is happiness except the simple harmony
between a man and the life he leads?
- Albert Camus

You can't go home again because home has ceased to exist
except in the mothballs of memory.
- John Steinbeck (Travels With Charley)

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

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
- Francis Bacon

There are people in the world so hungry,
that God cannot appear to them
except in the form of bread.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Damn it boss, I like you too much not to say it.
You've got everything except one thing: madness!
- the movie Zorba The Greek

Except in cases of necessity, which are rare,
leave your friend to learn
unpleasant things from his enemies;
they are ready enough to tell them.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I find that principles have no real force
except when one is well fed.
- Mark Twain

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
- Mark Twain

Here's a toast to your new bride who has everything a girl
could want in her life, except for good taste in men.
- Anonymous

I can resist everything except temptation.
- Oscar Wilde

I believe in equality for everyone,
except reporters and photographers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Beauty is an outward gift,
which is seldom despised,
except by those to whom it has been refused.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The function of muscle is to pull and not to push,
except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
- Leonardo da Vinci

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government,
except all the others that have been tried.
- Winston Churchill

A wedding is just like a funeral
except that you get to smell your own flowers.
- Grace Hansen

The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.
- Winston Churchill

We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.
- Winston Churchill

I have no dress except the one I wear every day.
If you are going to be kind enough to give me one,
please let it be practical and dark
so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory.
- Marie Curie

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious
throughout our society -
that women are now providing
all types of skills in every profession.
The military should be no exception.
- Jimmy Carter

I think this is the most extraordinary
collection of talent, of human knowledge,
that has ever been gathered at the White House -
with the possible exception of
when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
- John F. Kennedy

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Life is change. Without change, there is no life.
Why then do we so fight against change?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can flow harmoniously with the River -
or one can struggle fearfully against the River -
and the River just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How is it that one rails against that
which is nearly a certainty?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A sin is anything you do which goes against yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself
that you have built against it.
- A Course In Miracles (commonly misattributed to Rumi)

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it
as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it
is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
- Winston Churchill

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy
and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Never do anything against conscience
even if the state demands it.
- Albert Einstein

Action is our greatest weapon against fear.
Left to molder, fear grows upon itself,
but in the face of action,
fear is left in the dust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
- Mark Twain

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

You go against yourself when you
judge or blame yourself for anything
- don Miguel Ruiz

The greatest weapon against stress
is our ability to choose one thought over another.
- William James

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

If we are to teach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

Not paying a just wage, not giving work,
only because one is looking at the bottom line,
at the budget of the company, seeking only profit -
that is against God.
- Pope Francis

There are always two forces warring against each other within us.
- Paramahansa Yogananda


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie



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