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"He who truly knows has no occasion to shout."
   "To know how to see."     ~Leonardo da Vinci
"Love one another.  As I have Loved you, so you also should love one another."  "...It is more blessed to give than to receive."  "...I came into the world to testify to   the truth.  Anyone committed to the truth hears my voice."      ~JESUS ~     
"The true worth of a man is to be measured by the objects he pursues."        ~ Marcus Aurelius 

"Nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment." ~Benjamin Disraeli

"This above all, to thine own self be true, and it must follow,
as the night the day,thou canst not then be false to any man."                                                      ~William Shakespeare
"In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance.
In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill.  ~Sir Winston Churchill
"When we do the best we can,we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,or in the life of another."  ~Helen Keller
"Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each one of us can work to change a small portion of events and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation."                                                                                                                                      ~Robert F. Kennedy


"If we had no winter,the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome."  ~Charlotte Bronte

"The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do,
something to love, and something to hope for."   ~Joseph Addison
"I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live
by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right,  
and part with him when he goes wrong."   ~Abraham Lincoln
"We can do no great things, only   small things with great love."         ~Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta
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"Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting."                                                                                                            ~Elizabeth Bibesco

"Vitality shows in not only the ability to
persist, but the ability to start over."
                            ~F. Scott Fitzgerald

"What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."  ~William Morrow                    
"The best portion of a good man's life are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love."     ~William Wordsworth
"It is only through labor and prayerful effort, by grim energy
and resolute courage, that we move on to better things."
                                                ~Theodore Roosevelt

"The greatest reward for a person's work is not what you get from it, but what you become by it."                                                      ~Bob Wieland

"In life, if you put yourself in harmony with the natural way of things,                                                                     you get a much better result than if you try to go against that."  ~Francis Ford Coppola

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."  "The difference between the right word and almost-the-right-word, is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." 
                                                                                                                   ~Mark Twain

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" All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win 
in the world is for enough good men to do nothing."
                                                   ~Edmund Burke
"A child is mysterious and powerful and contains within the secret of human nature." ~Maria Montessori


"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness, and just be happy."        ~Guillaume Apollinaire
"The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes,
but also the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker."
                                                 ~Helen Keller 

"We have to do the best we can. This is our sacred human responsibility."
                   ~Albert Einstein
"Why do you take by force that which you could attain by love?"  ~Powhatan
"We should not let our fears hold us back from
pursuing our hopes."    ~John F. Kennedy
"Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all the others."    ~Sir Winston Churchill 

"Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't."  ~Richard Bach


"The best prophet of the future is the past." Old, Chinese Proverb 
"The various religions are like different roads converging on the same point. What difference does it make if we follow different routes, provided we arrive at the same destination." ~Mahatma Gandhi
"I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve." ~Albert Schweitzer       
"Talent is what a man possesses; Genius is what possesses a man." ~Isaac Stern
GOD, electrons & photons, electro-magnetism, gravity and cause & effect; they are forever the rulers in our lives, and in the universe. ~ jJCn                                                                                                      

"Nature is an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we only will tune in."  ~George Washington Carver
"If a man hasn't discovered something that he would die for, he isn't fit to live."  ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Detroit Speech; June 23rd,1963
"Hear, O' Israel!  The Lord Our God,
The Lord is One." Deuteronomy  6:4
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it." ~Helen Keller 
"...Respect one another...Return to the virtues that made America great. Our mission...Our responsibility: to make bad men, good, and good men, better...to reach-out to those who need help."  ~Gordon B. Hinckley, President,Mormon Church
"...The duty of holding a neutral conduct may be inferred, without anything more from the obligation which justice and humanity impose on every nation, in cases in which it is free to act, to maintain
inviolate the relations of peace and amity toward other  nations..." Pres' George Washington, 1796
..."We have faced great challenges together.  We know that future problems will also be 
difficult, but I am now more convinced than ever that the United States -- better than any other nation -- can meet successfully whatever the future might bring."...
                                                               President Jimmy Carter, January 14th,1981
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"If you do something with noble intentions whatever happens,it's OK."                 ~David Bloom, Bloom mobile, NBC War Reporter
"THE BEST REASON FOR DOING WHAT'S RIGHT TODAY, IS TOMORROW."  'Our Daily Bread'
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation 
is not to utter words, BUT TO LIVE BY THEM."          ~ John F. Kennedy
There are those things that bother you, and should not; and then, there are those things that do not bother you, but should. You know what they are.  jJCn

"Genius is knowing the answer before the question."  ~J. Robert Oppenheimer
"God lights the Sun with atomic energy!"
  ~Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen,  1954
"He who angers you, controls you." Marquee, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
"...time; the numbering of motion between the past and the future."  ~Aristotle
Successful people learn from their mistakes sooner, rather than later.  Unsuccessful people do not learn, even later, from their mistakes; all-too-often repeating the same ones. jJCn                                                                                                          
"Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind."
                                          ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where 
there is no path and leave a trail." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
"No man is poor who has had a Godly mother."
                          ~Abraham Lincoln
"Wisdom stood with God before the world was made.  Before God created the Earth, or made the waters 
and the skies, Wisdom was there." Proverbs 8:22-31
"Mr.Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
President Reagan speaking at the Berlin Wall
                        June 12,1987
Love's Power: the only way to truly change things for the better. ~jJCn                           
"HUMILITY IS THE MOTHER OF SALVATION."     ST. BERNARD
WISDOM 101
'A Basis for One's Self-Image' ; "I am not who I think I am.  I am not who YOU think I am.  I AM who I THINK you think I am."  ~Robert Bierstedt,  Author and Writer 
"Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children." ~Walter Elias Disney
"A house is built with boards and beams, a home is built with Love and dreams."
"A house is built of  wood and stone, but a home is made of Love alone."  (Authors unknown)
"It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required."
 ~Sir Winston Churchill
"The most effective way to cope with change is to help create it." (Author unknown)
"Somewhere in your mind , there's another vision of you."  NJ Magazine, August 2010
"It's not "what" we have in our life, but "who" we have in our life that counts."
                                                                                          ~Kelly Ann Rothaus
"Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm."
  ~ Abraham Lincoln
A day without hope is like a day without sunshine. jJCn
INSPIRATIONAL WORDS OF WISDOM
If necessity is the Mother of invention, then, most-certainly,                Ingenuity must be the Father.  ~jJCn
"IF IT NEEDS TO BE LOVED, LOVE IT; IF IT NEEDS TO BE GIVEN, GIVE IT; 
 IF IT NEEDS TO BE DONE, DO IT." CREDO OF JAMES MARTELLO, 
 ONE OF THE VICTIMS OF THE 'WTC' DISASTER ON 9/11/2001

"If you don't get better, you get worse! Lawrence Welk. Famed orchestra leader & TV show host.
The truth is always the truth, regardless of misunderstanding, ignorance or disbelief. ~jJCn
"If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, Spring would lose its loveliness."
~St. Therese, the Little Flower (Society of The Little Flower, Darien, ill)
Jesus tells blind Bartimaeus, "What do you want me to do for you?" 
                       ...Bartimaeus received his sight.
"Blessed are they who hear the word of God, and keep it!" ~Jesus~
..."Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord." ~Jesus~  St.Matthew, c23:v39
​"Anxiety weighs-down the heart."  Proverbs 12:25

"When the Sun shines on wax, it softens it; when it shines on mud, it hardens it."
                                                                                ~Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
"Love builds a bridge over which Truth can pass". ~Dan Burke
"A nation cannot advance to its' future, if it cuts itself off from its' past." ~Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko
"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."                                                                 President, and Founding Father,  ~Thomas Jefferson