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Paul Dickson

May you look back on the past with as much pleasure as you look forward to the future.

Paul Sweeney

The joy that is felt at the sight of new-fallen snow is inversely proportional to the age of the beholder.

Paul Tillich

Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone.

Pedro Luis

The result of joining two solitudes will always be a greater solitude.

Persian Proverb

The firside is the tulip bed of a winter day.

Peter Latham

Fortunate, indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.

Peterborough Examiner

In order to maintain a well-balanced perspective, the person who has a dog to worship him should also have a cat to ignore him.

Phyllis Rose

One form of loneliness is to have a memory and no one to share it with.

Pierce Harris

Memory is a child walking along a seashore. You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things.

Pioneer Girls Leaders Handbook

A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.


Truth is its own reward.

The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

Death is not the worst that can happen to men.

Pope John Paul II

Do not lose heart. The steeper the road, the faster it rises toward ever wider horizons.

Pope John XXIII

Never Hesitate to hold out your hand; never hesitate to accept the outstretched hand to another.

Prophet of Progress

There is a great difference between knowing a thing and understanding it.

Publilius Syrus

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Quoted in the bulletin of the First Christian Church of Fairfiled, Illinois

The most important things in life aren”t things.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.

The only way to have a friend is to one.

Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.

Raymond A. Michel

It takes about ten years to get used to how old you are.