The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend. —Oliver Goldsmith

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The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend.


poet, playwright, physician


Paul from SOUTH AFRICA AUGUST 4, 2017
Wow! strong words to start a day with.

sandra from zimbabwe AUGUST 3, 2017
mmm just love the values i learn here..

joann from 03766 AUGUST 3, 2017
right on !

Anonymous AUGUST 2, 2017
I've gained a lot og new friends this way.

If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier. —John R. Wooden
There’s something very freeing about losing the anchors that have always defined you. Frightening, sad, but exhilarating in a poignant way, as well. You’re free to float to the moon and evaporate or sink to the bottom of the deepest ocean. But you’re free to explore. Some people confuse that with drifting, I suppose. I like to think of it as growing. —Deborah Smith
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. —Oprah Winfrey
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible. —Ronnie Oldham
I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself. —Emma Stone
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. —Marcus Tullius Cicero
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. —Jim Rohn
At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam. And with steam, you can power a train.  —S.L. Parker
Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement. —Albert Camus
It is easier to reach our potential when we learn the value of including others in our quest. —John R. Wooden
While some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. —Apple Computer Inc.
The most important thing in the world is family and love. —John R. Wooden
If you can't excel with talent, triumph with effort. —Stephen G. Weinbaum
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. —Lao Tzu
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. —Richard David Bach
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. —Mother Teresa

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