Jo's World
2002-05-02 03:17:20 (UTC)


The best way out of a difficulty is through it. - Anon.

When the oak is felled the forest echoes with its fall, but
a hundred acorns are sown silently by an unnoticed breeze. -
Thomas Carlyle

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing
can be changed until it is faced. - James Baldwin

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is
regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable. -
Sydney J. Harris

The foolish person seeks happiness in the distance, the
wise person grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim

Concern should drive us into action, not into a
depression. - Karen Horney

Conflict builds character. Crisis defines it. - Steven V.

Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the
complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. -
Charles Mingus

Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile...
initially scared me to death. - Betty Bender

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes
off his goal. - E. Joseph Cossman

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at
the water. - Rabindranath Tagore

The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is
made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away. - Barbara

If you want your dreams to come true, don't oversleep. -
Yiddish proverb

The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse [to
the trap] gets the cheese. - Anon.

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early
bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. -
Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you think you're too small to make a difference, you've
obviously never been in bed with a mosquito. - Michelle

He's very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head. -
Margot Asquith

You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be
a victor without having victims. - Harriet Woods

You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt. - Anon.

Never insult an alligator until after you have crossed the
river. - Cordell Hull

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness
or wisdom. - Confucius