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    some more;

    Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box

    -Italian Proverb

    One day my dad who sits on the couch all day asks me

    what are you doing with your life and i say same thing you are.

    -jen ayala

    Love is the only kind of fire which is never covered by insurance.


    WOW! awesome one’s, b_h!

    keep them comin’!


    Thanks mepal! glad u like, kapusta too!

    (at least i’m not the only one who find these funny/stimulating)


    b_h wrote: Don’t question G-D, as he may say: if you are so eager for answers,

    then please come up.

    I’m going to keep that on hand and insert it into some topics in the CR as the opportunities arise…


    areivim, you would do better to move it up from your hand and into your head where it might be of some use. 😉



    areivim: thanks! I’m glad my post will show Peirois!


    Hashem, please grant me the strength to accept those items that are not within my powers to fufill

    And give me the courage to carry out those items that I am able to fufill

    And Hashem, please, give me the wisdom to distinguish between the two



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    The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to you former self! -Whitney Young



    It is known that there are an infinite number of worlds, simply because there is an infinite amount of space for them to be in. However, not every one of them is inhabited. Therefore, there must be a finite number of inhabited worlds. Any finite number divided by infinity is as near to nothing as makes no odds, so the average population of all the planets in the Universe can be said to be zero. From this it follows that the population of the whole Universe is also zero, and that any people you may meet from time to time are merely the products of a deranged imagination.


    Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.

    — Jodie Foster

    Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.

    — William James

    One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them.

    — Ira Gershwin

    Find the good – and praise it!

    — Alex Haley


    Wow jax, those were great!


    ames, is that your own? 😉


    lol, funny.


    ames: that is a really great one!


    Jax, rememba the good ol days you contributed to this thread on a daily basis?


    When you reach a stumbling block, use it as a stepping stone. The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.

    The bigger ones roof, the more snow will fall over it.



    Wow, kapusta!


    “It is not so much what you are doing, but how you are doing it. The mosquito is swatted, the bee is praised.”


    Quitters never win; winners never quit.


    BYM, thanks for never ‘quiting’! lol, Welcome Back!!


    I’m trying to stay away from the CR for the next few weeks, but I saw this inspiring quote today from John Lee, a financial blogger who gives away most of his analysis and trades for free on the Internet, and who’s up over 300% for the year. He’s a gentile with no understanding of “ma hu af atta” and “Olam chessed Yiboneh”, but his neshama is clearly speaking to him:

    “Some of you ask some [dumb]


    An optimist knows that he lives in the best of all possible worlds.

    A pessimist fears this is true.


    Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.

    — Herbert Otto

    Everybody wants to be somebody;

    nobody wants to grow.

    — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Everything we would ever need to become rich and powerful and sophisticated is within our reach. The major reason that so few take advantage of all that we have is simply, neglect.

    — Jim Rohn

    Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don’t think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.

    — Samuel Johnson


    He who would govern others, first should be master of himself.

    — Philip Massinger

    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

    — Pablo Picasso

    If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.

    — Abraham H Maslow

    If you want more, you have to require more from yourself.

    — Dr Phil


    It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.

    — Oprah Winfrey

    Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

    — Aristotle

    Most people never feel secure because they are always worried that they will lose their job, lose the money they already have, lose their spouse, lose their health, and so on. The only true security in life comes from knowing that every single day you are improving yourself in some way, that you are increasing the caliber of who you are and that you are valuable to your company, your friends, and your family.

    — Anthony Robbins

    Most people struggle with life balance simply because they haven’t paid the price to decide what is really important to them.

    — Stephen Covey


    Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest. We can talk about sales growth, profit growth, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth.

    — Jim Rohn

    One of the marks of excellent people is that they never compare themselves with others. They only compare themselves with themselves and with their past accomplishments and future potential.

    — Brian Tracy


    The aim of life is self-development. To realize one’s nature perfectly – that is what each of us is here for.

    — Oscar Wilde

    The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

    — John Ruskin

    The process of self-development can be described as the stripping away of layer after layer of all that is false.

    — The Daily Guru


    There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.

    –Aldous Huxley

    When it comes right down to it, all you have is your self. Your Self is a sun with a thousand rays…

    — Pablo Picasso

    When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

    — John Heider


    ”A person who avoids Loshon Hora and Utilizes his power of speech in a positive way is forever enhancing the spiritual power of his words. Thus, the Torah study and prayer which emanate from his lips are endowed with an exalted spiritual light!”

    -The Chofetz Chaim ZT”L

    Sefer Shmiras Halashon


    One must cover as much ground as he can, before the ground covers him. R’ Avigdor Miller said this, i think


    jumping to conclusions is not a healthy exercise

    why do pple say that u pave a path? it should be path (pronounced paith)a path a pave a pavement no?


    the theme of my rav’s shabbos shuva drasha- “don’t tell G-d how big your problems are, tell your problems how big G-d is”

    and also- “little kids dont let you sleep, big kids dont let you live”


    “true friends stab you in the front” -Oscar Wilde


    There’s no such thing as finding the right one. The only thing you can do is be the right one.


    one of the best quotes i have ever heard


    3. pave the way to or for, to prepare for and facilitate the entrance of; lead up to: His analysis of the college market paved the way for their entry into textbook publishing.


    ames: So If you’ll work & become the right one, your match cannot find you?,

    for “There’s no such thing as finding the right one.”

    (it is a good quote though);)

    The following is an ancient jewish saying, past down from generation to

    generation, mother to son & daughter, daughter to son & mother.



    ames: But what was amazing was you came up with it on your own; you found out afterwards it also came from HaRav Miller ZT’L.


    To forgive the unrepentant is like drawing pictures on water.


    The man with a big nose thinks everyone speaks of it.




    Nobody will give a pauper bread, but everybody will give him advice.



    If you cannot feed a hundred people, then feed just one.

    -Mother Teresa

    -Albert Einstein


    “The art of being wise is to overlook”

    -William James-

    “years teach us more than books”

    -Berthold Auerbach-

    “It’s foolish to fear what you can’t avoid”

    -Publius Syrus-

    “You don’t make friends, friends make you”

    -Sam Bienenstock-


    “Despite all new inventions

    and modern designs, fads and fetishes,

    no one has yet invented, or will ever invent,

    a satisfying substitute for one’s own family.”

    -Dr. Stuart E. Rosenberg –

    “No one knows what he can do

    till he tries.”



    HIE- “its foolish to fear what you can’t avoid”…

    Thanks a lot!! That’s exactly what I need to hear now. For the past few days I’m nervous about something which I can do NOTHING about and you just calmed me!!


    It’s so true, because everyone including myself fears things for a long time which can’t be avoided, what’s the purpose??? Ur WASTING ur time, it’s going to happen whether ur nervous or not.


    We are never really as wise as we think we are.


    -professional poster

    Aishes Chayil

    i don’t know the original sources but here are a few-

    A grudge is a heavy load to bear.

    taste makes waist

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    translation: today is the tommorrow we worried about yesterday

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    in order to understand life you have to look back; in order to live you have to look forward

    stress is what happens when your gut says “no” and your mouth says “sure i’d be glad to”

    If you are happy with what you have, then you HAVE what you have.

    I once read a very similar one in hebrew “?? ???? ?? ??? ??? ???? ???’ ??? ?? ???? ?????” if you want what you have you will always have what you want

    There is one thing in life that is multiplied by division. Divide and share your happiness and you’ll find you’ve increased it.

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    -Albert Einstein

    How about:

    If you can’t explain it simply, simply don’t explain it!


    “Temper is the only thing you can’t get rid of by losing”

    “Don’t tell G-d how big your problems are, tell your problems how big G-d is”


    “wen theres a will, put me in it!”

    a bachur


    June 24, 1842 was the birthday of Ambrose Bierce. Here are some Biercing definitions:

    Dentist: A magician who, putting metal in your mouth, pulls coins out of your pocket.

    Revolution: An abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.

    Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.


    ICOT-how is that an inspiring quote?(or a quote at all)?

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