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Insights on growing up from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

1. “Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.”

4. “The child is in me still and sometimes not so still.”

5. “Discovering the truth about ourselves is a lifetime’s work, but it’s worth the effort.”

6. “Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.”

9. “Feeling good about ourselves is essential in our being able to love others.”

11. “Try your best to make goodness attractive. That’s one of the toughest assignments you’ll ever be given.”

 

Read all 12Insightful Quotes from Mr. Rogers

 

 

// Thx – Darin R. McClure

Calvin and Hobbes – quotes and life lessons

On life’s constant little limitations

Calvin: You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don’t help.

 

On the cruel reality of commercial art

Hobbes: Van Gogh would’ve sold more than one painting if he’d put tigers in them.

 

On the falling of sparrows (or providence’s lack of a timetable)

Calvin: Life is full of surprises, but never when you need one.

 

On why winter is the cruellest of seasons

Calvin: Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery.

 

On the truth

Calvin: It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy…Let’s go exploring!

 

Find more atSixteen Things Calvin and Hobbes Said Better Than Anyone Else

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Dr. Seuss quotes to live by (infograph)

1. Today you are you, that is truer than true.  There is no one alive who is youer than you.

6. Think and wonder, wonder and think.

7. Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way.

9. Think! You can think any think that you wish…

13. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

14. It is better to know how to learn than to know.

24. Teeth are always in style.

26. Will you succeed? Yes you will indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed.

 

The full Infograph at Holy Kaw
 

Thx to Michele Weslander Quaid

Wall Street 2 Quotes – The Best Ones..

If you are a fan of Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps then you will love these quotes. I can’t help myself watching the movie several times over just to pick up the extra nuance these words provide:

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Jacob Moore: If it weren’t for people who took risks, where would we be in this world?

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Gordon Gekko: Moral hazard is when they take your money and then are not responsible for what they do with it.

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Gordon Gekko: A fisherman always sees another fisherman from afar.

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Gordon Gekko: If there’s one thing I learned in prison it’s that money is not the prime commodity in our lives… time is.

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Jacob Moore: You wanna know what the mother of all bubbles was? Us. The human race. Scientists call it the Cambrian Explosion, from the Cambrian fauna.

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Jacob Moore: Bubbles are evolutionary. They kill excess, lean out the heard, but they are never completely destroyed. They just come back in different forms and when they burst they give light to a new day, always creating change.

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Jacob Moore: Are we going under? There are 15 thousand jobs on the line – 15 thousand! Are we going under?
Lewis Zabel (Frank Langella): You’re asking the wrong question, Jake.
Jacob Moore: What’s the right question?
Lewis Zabel: Who isn’t?

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Gordon Gekko: Don’t run when you lose, don’t whine when it hurts. It’s like the first grade, Jerry…nobody likes a crybaby.

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Jacob Moore: Mom, I love you, but I can not keep hemorrhage money for your insanity.What you need to do is go back to Henry and you need to get another job. Okay?
Sylvia Moore: Oh my god, do you mean like a real job? With a boss? Are you crazy?

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Jacob Moore: No matter how much money you make you’ll never be rich.
Gordon Gekko: That’s what you never got about these people. Its not about the money, its about the game.

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Gordon Gekko: When choosing between two evils, I like to try the one I haven’t tried before.

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Jacob Moore: Is this a threat?
Gordon Gekko: Absolutely.