1. 10

    Life is never what one dreams. It is seldom what one desires, but for the vital spirit and the eager mind, the future will always hold the search for buried treasure and the possibility of high adventure.

    9
  2. 9

    Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.

    10
  3. 8

    I have little faith in the theory that organized killing is the best prelude to peace.

    11
  4. 7

    It is human nature to overestimate the thing you've never had.

    11
  5. 6

    The older I grow the more earnestly I feel that the few joys of childhood are the best that life has to give.

    13
  6. 5

    All change is not growth; all movement is not forward.

    18
  7. 4

    To teach one's self is to be forced to learn twice.

    20
  8. 3

    No life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.

    29
  9. 2

    A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.

    78
  10. 1

    All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.

    86
  11. Last Update: 26 September 2022

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