We want God to come and save us. But he won't. God doesn't stop levees from failing, he doesn't stay the force of tsunamis, and he doesn't stop planes from smashing into buildings. Deus Ex Machina is overrated.Waiter Rant, Waiter Rant weblog, 09-09-05
If you see yourself as prosperous, you will be. If you see yourself as continually hard up, that is exactly what you will be.Robert Collier
Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone.Gladys Bronwyn Stern
I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail.Woodrow Wilson
When two persons are together, two of them must no whisper to each other, without letting the third hear; because it would hurt him.Prophet Mohammad, Bukhari & Muslim
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now...only much, much betterLaurie Anderson
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
Just because you're miserable doesn't mean you can't enjoy your life.
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.