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What a miserable thing life is: you're living in clover, only the clover isn't good enough.

What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.

What is the proper limit for wealth? It is, first, to have what is necessary; and, second, to have what is enough.

What strange perversity is it that induces a man to set his heart on doing those things which he has not succeeded in, and makes him slight those in which his achievement has been respectable.

What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.

What you really value is what you miss, not what you have.

When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government.

When I first open my eyes upon the morning meadows and look out upon the beautiful world, I thank God I am alive.

When I was a kid, I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord, in his wisdom, didn't work that way. So I just stole one and asked him to forgive me.

When life's problems seem overwhelming, look around and see what other people are coping with. You may consider yourself fortunate.

When something does not insist on being noticed, when we aren't grabbed by the collar or struck on the skull by a presence or an event, we take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.

When thou forgivest, the man who has pierced thy heart stands to thee in the relation of the sea-worm, that perforates the shell of the mussel, which straightway closes the wound with a pearl.

When we cannot get what we love, we must love what is within our reach.

When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it.

When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.

When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him. You lift the relationship thereby to a higher level. The best in the other person begins to flow out toward you as your best flows toward him. In the meeting of the best in each a higher unity of understanding is established.

While you fear missing a meal, you aren't fully aware of the meals you do eat.

Who from crimes would pardoned be, in mercy should set others free.

Who is content with nothing possesses all things.

Who understands much, forgives much.


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