Just for fun....What is your favorite old saying, quote, or poem?

“He drew a circle that shut me out-
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle and took him In!”

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"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I’ll meet you there." Rumi
Read within the past few days . . . "[responses] will fly like arrows at Agincourt." - Ken White

Edited to avoid complaints of political content

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A journey of a thousand miles begins with but a single step.

Thank goodness I'm too stupid to be mental!
Children are the responsibility; grandchildren are the reward.

Seriously, nobody cares that you're offended.

(Yes, I stole Hoju's tagline.)
Everything is energy and that's all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. This is not philosophy. It is physics.

Albert Einstein
My grandmother and grandfather were a hoot. Grandpa was laid back, spoiled his grandchildren, and drank a bit. Grandma, loved her grandchildren, but was more of a disciplinarian. I always laugh when I think of what she frequently said to my grandfather
"Harry, you know I don't 'low no got d#*m cussing in my house!"

I'm tired in the morning. I'm tired in the afternoon, I'm still tired in the evening. Maybe that's just my body saying it likes my bed.
"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main." John Dunne

Shopping Southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware above the canal, and southwestern NJ since 2008
"There is no minute like the last minute." Paul Soper

Shopping Southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware above the canal, and southwestern NJ since 2008
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light"
Albert Schweitzer

Live consciously....
@FriedOkra wrote:

Beautiful....never heard this before..
I got this from a book my daughters boss (and Author) wrote, full of wonderful quotes.

Live consciously....
Don't worry or obsess over what you can't control.

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away
^ Well, that wasn't an old one.

I heard this one given by a best man, once. He said it was an Irish blessing:

"May you live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live."
Love thy neighbor....

Live consciously....

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"It's not having what you want, It's wanting what you've got" - Sheryl Crow, "Soak up the sun".

proudly shopping in the D.
“It does not take a majority to prevail….but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men." --- Samuel Adams
"Gifts are a token of my affection, not a measure of my affection."

Seriously, nobody cares that you're offended.

(Yes, I stole Hoju's tagline.)
Irene, in my case, I only seem to be as happy as my least happy child. If they are struggling with something in their lives, I end up commiserating with them which tends to bring me down a notch or two...

Thank goodness I'm too stupid to be mental!
"Nothing takes your mind off your own troubles like serving someone else"
From people who live over 100.
To you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign for you: you will find a child wrapped in bands of cloth and lying in a manger.—Luke 2:11-12

Praying is work. - Mother Angelica
A new broom sweeps clean but an old broom knows the corners.

"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same. Never give up just keep push yourself towards your destiny and always tell your legs to move and climb the stares."
toyota sprinter trueno ae86
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