Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask why me? Then a voice answers nothing personal, your name just happened to come up.
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You can't change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
When something disappointing happened, my mother would remind me not to let that become my focus. There's still so much to be grateful for.
I am not what has happened to me. I am what I choose to become.
An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.
It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish.
Whatever happens in the world is real, what one thinks should have happened is projection. We suffer more from our fictitious illusion and expectations of reality.
Fear is a mental projection of something that has not happened.
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not.
If it had been what was supposed to happen, it would have happened.
Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now.
Things need not have happened to be true.
Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave.
How much pain worries have cost us that have never happened?
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
A lot of things happened when I left there, and to be fair they treated me really bad, and now I have to play against them so I don't have any feelings for them at all.
We can remember minutely and precisely only the things which never really happened to us.
But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing that has happened has been my discovery that people who attend the conventions are filled with love.
My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.
Make the choice adventurous stranger, strike the bell and bide the danger or wonder 'till it drives you mad what would have happened if you had.
Whatever struggle happened between brothers, let us forget about it and turn the page forever and live united.
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago.
.. had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
I hated the lost colony; in second grade, we were doing American History, and they said, We don't know what happened to them. That drove me nuts. That lost colony drove me crazy.
You know, my main reaction to this money thing is that it's humorous, all the attention to it, because it's hardly the most insightful or valuable thing that's happened to me.
You know, I'm not big on conspiracy theory.
It does really kind of get my blood going when I find out there really are conspiracies that actually happened.
Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.
What happened on September 11 compels us to focus on who we are as Americans, what we stand for, what really matters in our lives - family, friends, faith and freedom.
Forgiveness isn't about condoning what has happened to you or someone else's actions against you.
What has once happened, will invariably happen again, when the same circumstances which combined to produce it, shall again combine in the same way.
Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet.
Death doesn't concern the dead because they have ceased to exist.
If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.
I never really said I want to be a role model. But then when it happened I was so down for it.
The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
I'm still me even after all that's happened.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
I didn't get old on purpose, it just happened. If you're lucky, it could happen to you.
I wish it need not have happened in my time, said Frodo.
So do I, said Gandalf, and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
When we started the band, it was because we were waiting for a sound that never happened. We got tired of waiting, and we decided to just do it ourselves.
I take full responsibility for what happened at Enron.
But saying that, I know in my mind that I did nothing criminal.
Corporate nationalism to me is a little bit like what would have happened if Hitler had won. It's scary stuff. It's totalitarianism in a different from, under a different flavour.
Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story.
It happened but your still here, you’re still capable, powerful, you’re not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. You’re still fully equipped with every single tool you need to fulfill your purpose.
You don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened.
If I were to say, God, why me? about the bad things, then I should have said, God, why me? about the good things that happened in my life.
A man must pay the fiddler, in my case it so happened that a whole symphony orchestra often had to be subsidized.
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened.
Our job is only to hold up the mirror -- to tell and show the public what has happened.