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happiness comes

happiness comes

“True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery Carmel, California

 

that never leaves

that never leaves

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” -Buddha Carmel, California

 

is a force

is a force

“Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to …

 

three grand essentials

three grand essentials

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” -Joseph Addison Hollister, California

 

lest you be

lest you be

“Do not be too hard, lest you be broken; do not be too soft, lest you be squeezed.” -Ali ibn Abi Talib “…unless you like that kind …

 

in the end

in the end

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth …

 

that should help

that should help

“They say the universe is expanding. That should help with the traffic.” -Steven Wright San Francisco

 

of daily life

of daily life

“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” -William Morris Oakland

 

know, first

know, first

“Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.” -Epictetus Oakland

 

still be

still be

“If there hadn’t been women we’d still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.” -Orson …

 

smile is

smile is

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” -William Arthur Ward Oakland

 

need to be

need to be

“The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.” -Douglas Coupland Oakland

 

you might as well

you might as well

“If you’re going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use both feet.” -Keith Richards Oakland

 

if it jiggles

if it jiggles

“It’s simple, if it jiggles, it’s fat.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger Oakland

 

we see

we see

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” -Marcus Aurelius Oakland

 

as they make

as they make

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” -Abraham Lincoln San Francisco

 

as i do

as i do

“I feel the same way about disco as I do about herpes.” -Hunter S. Thompson Oakland

 

are they who call

are they who call

“The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.” -Charles Dickens Oakland

 

the clouds float

the clouds float

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or …

 

the only way

the only way

“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” -Mark …

 

family is

family is

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” -Michael J. Fox Crane, Texas

 

before a million

before a million

“Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.” -Walt Whitman Crane, Texas

 

success is

success is

“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” -Bobby Unser Crane, Texas

 

gone forever

gone forever

“Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever.” -Horace …

 

not starting

not starting

“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” -Buddha West Texas

 

with all your life

with all your life

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning …

 

two can play

two can play

“Love is a game that two can play and both win.” -Eva Gabor Crane, Texas

 

doesn’t knock

doesn’t knock

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle Crane, Texas

 

laziness finds

laziness finds

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” -Sam Keen Crane, Texas

 

most overwhelming

most overwhelming

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” -Jane D. Hull Comanche, Texas

 

make it dance

make it dance

“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” -George Bernard Shaw Comanche, Texas

 

sets everything

sets everything

“A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” -Phyllis Diller Oakland

 

play better

play better

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” -Albert Einstein Oakland

 

too short

too short

“I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books …

 

shine on

shine on

“Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun.” -John Lennon San Francisco

 

a little

a little

“Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep …

 

in one’s

in one’s

“There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.” -Henri Frederic Amiel San Francisco

 

to eternity

to eternity

“Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.” -Khalil Gibran San Francisco

 

pure one

pure one

“A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.” -Minna Antrim San Francisco

 

the way you look

the way you look

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” -Wayne Dyer Emeryville, California

 

what you see

what you see

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” -Henry David Thoreau Emeryville, California

 

join the dance

join the dance

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” -Alan Watts Oakland

 

keep on

keep on

“I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.” -Abraham …

 

it is

it is

“To whom it may concern: It is springtime. It is late afternoon.” -Kurt Vonnegut Novato, California

 

barely enough

barely enough

“Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough.” -Mark Twain San Francisco

 

looking up

looking up

“Looking up and out, how can we not respect this ever-vigilant cognizance that distinguishes us: the capability to envision, to dream, and to invent? the …

 

of the wise

of the wise

“Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.” -Matsuo Basho Richmond, California

 

left open

left open

“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” -John Barrymore San Francisco

 

would he

would he

“If God dropped acid, would he see people?” -Steven Wright San Francisco

 

who uplift

who uplift

“The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.” -Epictetus Oakland

 

in self

in self

“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” -Marcus Garvey Oakland

 

go ’round

go ’round

“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” -Franklin P. Jones Richmond, California

 

hooked

hooked

“I think we’re all hooked, I feel my own hook-ness on immediate gratification you know. I want what I want.” -Jeff Bridges Oakland

 

what you’d rather

what you’d rather

“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” -Mark …

 

always room

always room

“There is always room at the top.” -Daniel Webster San Francisco

 

worth doing

worth doing

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” -Theodore Roosevelt Oakland

 

grab for

grab for

“Pretty much any time I got a chance to do something cool, I tried to grab for it, and that’s where my solace comes from.” -Randy …

 

patience

patience

“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” -Napoleon Hill San Francisco

 

get used

get used

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” -Robert A. Heinlein Oakland

 

all the good

all the good

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” -Mother Teresa Oakland

 

see god in

see god in

“When my mood was high, I seemed normal, even buoyant. I felt smarter. I had secrets. I could see God in a light bulb.” -Gene Tierney Oakland

 

produces the marvelous

produces the marvelous

“It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” -Amelia Barr Oakland

 

right after them

right after them

“When women go wrong, men go right after them.” -Mae West Oakland

 

satisfied

satisfied

“Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?” -Bob Marley Oakland

 

the secret

the secret

“He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Monterey, California

 

what you get

what you get

“Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.” -Tom Lehrer Monterey, California

 

friendship is

friendship is

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” -Aristotle Monterey, California

 

joy follows

joy follows

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” -Buddha Monterey, California

 

slightly cracked

slightly cracked

“A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.” -Bernard Meltzer Monterey, California

 

peace equally reigns

peace equally reigns

“Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.” -Swami Sivananda Monterey, California

 

destiny is shaped

destiny is shaped

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” -Tony Robbins Monterey, California

 

far enough

far enough

“The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Hearst Beach, …

 

every simple truth

every simple truth

“Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge.” -Mason Cooley Pismo Beach, California

 

the other begins

the other begins

“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?” -Edgar …

 

to lick

to lick

“We made the buttons on the screen look so good you’ll want to lick them.” -Steve Jobs Las Vegas

 

for thoughts

for thoughts

“One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.” -Samuel Johnson Las Vegas

 

true sign

true sign

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” -Albert Einstein Las Vegas

 

take it

take it

“Life is a gamble, at terrible odds – if it was a bet you wouldn’t take it.” -Tom Stoppard Las Vegas

 

the best we can find

the best we can find

“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” -Robert Louis Stevenson Las …

 

well enough

well enough

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” -Albert Einstein Las Vegas

 

on where you stop

on where you stop

“If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.” -Orson Welles Las Vegas

 

with yourself and others

with yourself and others

“Remember to be gentle with yourself and others. We are all children of chance and none can say why some fields will blossom while others …

 

pinch it

pinch it

“I like to hold the microphone cord like this, I pinch it together, then I let it go, then you hear a whole bunch of …

 

just like

just like

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” -Margaret Mead Las Vegas

 

in our daily work

in our daily work

“Fires can’t be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even …

 

fullness of

fullness of

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to …

 

there is only absurdity

there is only absurdity

“Basically, at the very bottom of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity, and more absurdity. And maybe that’s what gives us our …

 

quietly building

quietly building

“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” -John F. Kennedy Las Vegas

 

add dilutes

add dilutes

“Every word you add dilutes the sentence.” ― Miller Williams Las Vegas

 

victory however

victory however

“Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no …

 

is just to peel

is just to peel

“Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” -Alan Watts Las Vegas

 

through the cracks

through the cracks

“It is through the cracks in our brains that ecstasy creeps in.” -Logan Pearsall Smith Las Vegas

 

at a time

at a time

“I only ever play Vegas one night at a time.” -Robin Williams Las Vegas

 

in the service

in the service

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” -Mahatma Gandhi Las Vegas

 

you might call it

you might call it

“If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.” -John Lennon Las Vegas

 
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