Monthly Archives: May 2012

All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.


All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor. – Walt Whitman What does that mean? I like this quote because it gives me hope. I have many faults, but I also try to strive for transparency and honesty. … Continue reading

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If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.


If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. – Bob Hope What does that mean? To me, this is a quote about the condition of your heart. Not the actual physical condition … Continue reading

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Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong.


Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong. – Unknown What does that mean? While this may not be a “real” quote, spoken by a single famous person, it is derived from a similar … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is not enough to do our best; we must do what is required.


Sometimes it is not enough to do our best; we must do what is required. – Winston Churchill What does that mean? Today, in the USA, we celebrate Memorial Day, a day dedicated to those who have made the ultimate … Continue reading

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Unbiased love is undoubtedly difficult to generate, but if you practice with determination, day by day your attitude will be transformed.


Unbiased love is undoubtedly difficult to generate, but if you practice with determination, day by day your attitude will be transformed. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? Unbiased love, that’s an interesting term, isn’t it? Why would the word ‘love’ need … Continue reading

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Ambition is so powerful a passion in the heart, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.


Ambition is so powerful a passion in the heart, that however high we reach we are never satisfied. – Niccolò Machiavelli What does that mean? To me, this quote is a warning about an excess of ambition. The quote states that it … Continue reading

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To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.


To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone. – Reba McEntire What does that mean? This is a neat quote about achieving success in life, and who doesn’t want some of that in … Continue reading

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