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  1. Thought I'd start a thread for humorous and/or thoughtful postings about life in general. Please keep everything in good taste. I hope this becomes a daily draw and brings lots of past Smart members back to the site, along with newbies also. So, here we go.....
  2. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal." - Thomas Jefferson
  3. "A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." - Dwight D. Eisenhower
  4. "Experience is one thing you can get for nothing." - Oscar Wilde
  5. "I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it." - Pablo Picasso
  6. "Trust your own instincts. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s." - Billy Wilder
  7. "Give yourself something to work toward—constantly." - Mary Kay Ash
  8. "They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." - Andy Warhol
  9. "A smile is a curve that sets everything straight." - Phyllis Diller
  10. "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” - Edith Wharton
  11. "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." - Edgar Allen Poe
  12. "You must be bold, brave and courageous and find a way … to get in the way." - John Lewis
  13. "Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get." - Ray Kroc
  14. "You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over." - Richard Branson
  15. "I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for; perfection is God’s business." - Michael J. Fox
  16. "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." - Saint Augustine
  17. "Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else." - Judy Garland
  18. "Decisions are made by those who show up." - Aaron Sorkin
  19. "Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness." - Allen Ginsberg
  20. "Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work." - Bette Davis
  21. "Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today." - Will Rogers
  22. "Older people sit down and ask, ‘What is it?’ But the boy asks, ‘What can I do with it?’" - Steve Jobs
  23. "The world is before you and you need not take it or leave it as it was when you came in." - James Baldwin
  24. "I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable." - Bob Hope
  25. "I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen." - Ernest Hemingway