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You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
You win more friends in life by being interested in others than trying to get others interested in you.
-- Dale Carnegie
You would make a ship sail against the winds and currents by lighting a bon-fire under her deck. . . I have no time for such nonsense.
You wouldn't care what people thought of you if you realized how seldom they do.
You wrote me a beautiful letter, I wonder if you meant it to be as beautiful as it was. I think you did; for somehow I know that your feeling for me, however slight it is, is of the nature of love. . . When you tell me to come, I will come, by the next train, just as I am. This is not meekness, be assured; I do not come naturally by meekness; know that it is a proud surrender to You.
-- Edna St. Vincent Millay
You'd better start giving me mouth to mouth, because you just took my breath away!
You're in middle age when you realize you have more on your mind and less on your head.
You're not old until it takes you longer to rest than it does to get tired.
You've been in love with someone for a decade -- someone who barely knows you're alive. You've done everything, tried everything to make this person see that you're a valuable, estimable person, and that your love is worth something. Then one day you open the paper and glance at the Personals column, and there you see that your loved one has placed an ad. . .seeking someone worthwhile to love and be loved by.
-- Daniel Quinn
You've got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you're not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice.
-- Steven D. Woodhull
You've got to dance like nobody's watching, and love like it's never going to hurt.
-- Kathy Mattea
You've never been as old as you are this minute, and you'll never be as young again.
You've reached middle age when all you exercise is caution.
You've reached middle age when the phone rings on Saturday night, you pray it isn't for you.
You've seen one nuclear holocaust, you've seen them all.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep burning, unquenchable.
-- Henry Ward Beecher
Your actions speak so loud that I can't hear what you're saying.
Your attitude is the librarian of your past, the speaker of your present, and the prophet of your future!
Your brain is that bodily organ which starts working the moment you awake and does not stop until you get into the office.
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