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-- Sir Edmund Hillary

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We seldom lose our faith by a blow out, usually is just a slow leak.

Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds; they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material.

Never say goodbye, say farewell.

You cannot kindle a fire in any other heart until it is burning in your own.

It does not require a decision to go to hell.

One of the horrors of hell is the undying memory of a misspent life.

No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.

A life is like a tree -- if you don't make it straight when its young and green, you'll never do it when it's old and dry.

A man's life is 20 years of having his mother ask him where he is going, 40 years of having his wife ask the same question and, at the end, perhaps having the mourners wondering too.

After all, life is really simple; we ourselves create the circumstances that complicate it.

First I was dying to finish high-school and start college. Then I was dying to finish college and start working. Next, I was dying for my children to grow old enough for school, so I could return to work. Finally, I was dying to retire. And now, I am dying

It doesn't matter much where you live. It only matters how well you live when you're there

One night a father overheard his son pray: Dear God, Make me the kind of man my Daddy is. Later that night, the Father prayed, Dear God, Make me the kind of man my son wants me to be.

There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy, and the tired.

All men have fears, but the Brave put down their fears and go forward. Sometimes to Death, but always to Victory.