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Work hard and play hard. But don't confuse the two. –Unknown

The Situation gives rise to measurements.
Measurements give rise to estimates.
Estimates give rise to analysis.
Analysis gives rise to balancing.
Balance gives rise to triumph.

-R.L. Wing Translation of Sun Tzu

My object in living is to unite my avocation and my vocation As my two eyes make one in sight. -Robert Frost, Two Tramps in Mud Time

It's a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy. –Lucille Ball

To be fully successful, you must first be fully alive. -Carol Orsborn

The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. -Frank Lloyd Wright

People say that what we're all seeking is a meaning for life. I don't think that's what we're really seeking. I think that what we're seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances within our innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive. -Joseph Campbell

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. -Martin Luther King Jr.

It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken. –Aristotle

Happiness depends on how you balance your life's equations between positive and negative experiences and attitudes. –Kall

You must hear the birds song without attempting to render it into nouns and verbs. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you would live happily, do not exaggerate life's evils, nor slight her blessings. –Joubert

Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men–the balance-wheel of the social machinery. –Horace Mann

When we put our misfortunes in one scale of the balance, each of us lays, in the other, all that he deems to be happiness. The savage flings feathers and powder, and alcohol into the scale; civilized men some gold, a few days of delirium; but the sage will deposit therein countless things our eyes cannot see–all his soul, it may be, and even the misfortune that he will have purified. –Maurice Maeterlinck

You really can change the world if you care enough. –Marion Wright Edelman

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. –Charles Dickens




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