Well, you read the title. These are just interesting things I found written on my calendar. I don't know where my mom got these from though. Anyway, let's begin!
Wherever you have friends, that's your country, and wherever you receive love, that's your home.
Anger is one letter short of danger.
If you have no will to change it, then you have no right to criticize it.
Memories form bridges between our minds and our hearts.
History is philosophy teaching by example.
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
The grass may be greener on the other side, but so is the water bill.
The future is a convenient place for dreams.
Success only breeds a new goal.
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Sometimes, the best remedies are simply faith, time and patience.
Experience is what you get while you are looking for something else.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Failure is an event, never a person.
Success is the child of daring.
A wish is a desire without an attempt.
Instinct is untaught ability.
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.
Tomorrow is not a promise, but a chance.
Don't think about the cost of doing something; think about the cost of doing nothing.
Excuses don't change the outcome.
Happiness comes through doors you didn't even remember that you left open.
The impossible is often untried.
It is one thing to treat your facts with imagination and quite another to imagine your facts.
Everything in the world is good for something.
Expect nothing and appreciate everything.
Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
If fear alters behavior, you're already defeated.
Knowledge is power only when you use it.
The door to wisdom swings on hinges of common sense and uncommon thoughts.
Allowing others to be happy in their own way is tolerance at a high level.
Hindsight is the only exact science.
When nothing is sure, everything is possible.
Thinking is the soul talking to itself.
Peace begins when expectation ends.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
The secret of patience is to do something else in the meantime.
Better for the feet to slip than the tongue.
Argument is the worst sort of conversation.
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Home is where you go when you're tired of being polite to people.
The meaning of life is to spread more smiles than tears.
Adventure is just discomfort in retrospect.
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.
Common sense is an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Reputation is what you need to get a job; Character is what you need to keep it.
Giving it another try is better than an alibi.
Life is the sum of all your choices.
Telling the truth takes less effort.
Swallowing your angry words is a lot easier than having to eat them later.
What irritates us in others can often guide us to a greater understanding of ourselves.
If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.
Imagination is intelligence having fun.
The less you talk, the more you are listened to.
The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.
Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.
Critism should leave a person with the feeling they have been helped.
Optimism and humor are the grease and glue of life.
Blossom where you are planted.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Even on the darkest day, there is a vault of strength deep inside your heart.
It's better to be envied than pitied.
Home is where you can say anything you like because nobody listens to you anyway.
Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not yelled.
If you really want to understand something, try to change it.
Some of the luckiest people are those who don't get what they deserve.
A little knowledge is dangerous but a lot of ignorance is worse.
Tolerance is seeing things with your heart instead of your eyes.
Procrastination has a good side, you can always come up with something to do tomorrow.
Children see magic because they look for it.
True wisdom begins in wonder.
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