Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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Joe & Sue from Madre OCTOBER 3, 2016
And again, i say: "Amen!" It is culture, it is how you're supposed to have been raised.

joshua from mtwapa AUGUST 25, 2016
True

RJ from AZ AUGUST 25, 2016
Amen....!

Diana from Greer, SC AUGUST 25, 2016
Love this quote.

Kathy from Port Charlotte AUGUST 25, 2016
Awesome


Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. —James Michener
Remember when you go into the world to keep your eyes and ears wide open. And be kind. Love one another. Take care of each other. Tell the truth. Always do your best. Listen to the big people and the little people. Explore new paths and have fun. Know that you are loved like crazy. Give thanks for all your blessings. Above all else, Love and you will do wonderful things in this world. —Rebecca Puig
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. —Robert Brault
When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you. —Shannon L. Alder
I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity.  —Gilda Radner
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone. —Reba McEntire
I haven’t a clue how my story will end, but that’s all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars. —Nancy Willard
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes. —Benjamin Disraeli
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. —Anne Bradstreet
There are good ships and wood ships, ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships, may they always be! —Irish Proverb
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return. —Eden Ahbez
It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. —William G.T. Shedd
When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace. —The 14th Dalai Lama
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. —Elbert Hubbard
No two leaves are alike, and yet there is no antagonism between them or between the branches on which they grow. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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