More marriages might survive if the partners realised that sometimes the better comes after the worse.

Doug Larson

The bible tells us how to get to heaven, not how the heavens were made.

Coincidences happen
when I pray.

Always preach the gospel
~ if necessary use words.
St. Francis

It's not what happens to you that matters. It's how you deal with it.

From E.R.

I don't have all the answers, but the important thing is that we are searching for them TOGETHER.
From Xena Warrior Princess

Mercy is: holding back punishment  I deserve.
Grace is:  giving me the good  I don't deserve.
Michael Hunt

If you surrender to hate, or despair, or greed, then you give in to the dark side and it will dominate your destiny, take control of you.

"Luke Skywalker", StarWars
The Courtship of Princess Leia

Happyness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.

Francesca Reigler

Don't ever slam a door. You might want to go back.

Don Herold

To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have.

Ken Keyes

Integrity is doing the right thing, even if nobody is watching.

Jim Stoveall

You dont have to finish the job, but you're not allowed to stop trying.

Old rabbinic saying

Without friends, you're like a book nobody bothers to pick up.

Psychology of Women Quarterly

Teach the young people how to think, not what to think.

Sidney Sugarman

When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.

John Ruskin

A sharp tongue sometimes cuts its own throat.

Jim Scancarelli

In the new year, may your right hand always be stretched out in frienship, but never in want.

Irish proverb

A man who fears nothing is a man who loves nothing, and if you love nothing, what joy is there in your life?
 From First Knight

To love another person is to see the face of God. 
From Les Miserables

Where will I be five years from now? I delight in not knowing. That's one of the greatest things about life - its wonderful surprises.

Marlo Thomas

In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

We tend to forget that criticism sometimes expresses greater respect than praise. It is surely more of an honour than flattery.

Wendy Kaminer

An old friend is very much like a good mirror.
The longer you stare into it, the harder it is to find the flaws.

"Adalric Cessius Brandl"
Star Wars Tales of the New Republic

Who is stronger, the people who hurt us and take us to our darkest moments, or those who do the opposite and take us to the light?

From 7 Days

If every time something scary comes up you run, you'll be running for the rest of your live.

"Sister Mary Clarence"
From Sister Act 2

Goodness is stronger than evil, love is stronger than hate; light is stronger than darkness, life is stronger than death.

Bishop Desmond Tutu

A friend is someone who knows all about you ...
but still cares.


Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.

Barbara Johnson

We may pass violets looking for roses.
We may pass contentment looking for victory.

Bern Williams

Finish everyday and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not expect to be applauded when you do the right thing, and do not expect to be forgiven when you err.
But even your enemies will respect your commitment ---- and a conscience at peace is worth more than a thousand tainted victories.

"Bail Organa"
Star Wars Tyrant's Test

A friend is someone who comes in when the whole world has gone out.

Grace Pulpit

If you really want to change, you've got to change from the inside.
From Educating Rita

Even the darkest clouds cannot obscure the sky forever.

Yang Jiang

Where there is love nothing is too much trouble and there is always time. 

Baha’i faith