Monthly Archives: April 2012

If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.


If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy. – Proverb What does that mean? Laughter. It’s one of the best sounds a human can make, and one of the best sounds a human can hear. It makes … Continue reading

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Whatever steps, however small, one can take towards learning to reduce the influence of the negative emotions can be very helpful.


Whatever steps, however small, one can take towards learning to reduce the influence of the negative emotions can be very helpful. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? I like this quote. This quote says that even small steps help. I … Continue reading

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Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.


Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society. – Niccolò Machiavelli What does that mean? This may come as somewhat shocking to some people, and painfully obvious to many others. Anyone who has been following the violence by … Continue reading

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Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.


Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson What does that mean? This is an interesting quote due to the metaphor it uses. Happiness as a potion, a liquid … Continue reading

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Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.


Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. – William Shakespeare What does that mean? This line is from the Bard’s play “All’s Well That Ends Well“, Act 1 Scene 1, where the line is spoken by the mother to … Continue reading

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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. – Oscar Wilde What does that mean? Historically, the reference to being in the gutter usually refers to a drunk who is so drunk and … Continue reading

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I don’t need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.


I don’t need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves. – Shirley MacLaine What does that mean? This was the original quote before it was ret-coned into a more politically … Continue reading

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