Cryptoquotes #14

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
            Paul Boese

I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t.
            Pete Seeger

Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
            W.Somerset Maugham

Decorate your home.  It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
            Charles M. Schultz

Before filling your wheelbarrow, point it in the direction you intend to go.
            B.A. Mello

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
            Lucille Ball

A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.
            Bill Keane

Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
            Marian Wright Edelman


Cryptoquotes #13

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
            E.W. Howe

Remember, your body needs six to eight glasses of fluid daily – straight up or on the rocks.
            P.J. O’Rourke

In difficult circumstances, always act on first impressions.
            Leo Tolstoy

Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom.
            Mark Twain

Don’t cuss the climate; it probably doesn’t like you any better than you like it.
            Don Marquis

Where people have no dreams and no hope and aspirations, life becomes dull and a meaningless wilderness.
            Tommy Douglas

I believe in opening mail once a month, whether it needs it or not.
            Bob Considine

I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.
            Robert Orben

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.
            Robert Frost

Don’t cry for a man who’s left you.  The next one may fall for your smile.
            Mae West

Cryptoquotes #12

If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to dance.
            George Bernard Shaw

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
            Abraham Lincoln

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
            Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
            H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
            Robert F. Kennedy

Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough.
            Wilhelm Busch

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend.  Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.
            Groucho Marx

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
               Arthur Miller

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
            Arthur Helps

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.
            Vernon Howard

Cryptoquotes #11

When nations grow old, the arts grow cold and commerce settles on every tree.
                William Blake

A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
                Harold Macmillan

Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.
                Dr. Seuss

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us.  That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.
                Emily Kimbrough

Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.
                Wernher von Braun

Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half – especially if he
    has a teenage daughter.
                Guy Lombardo

Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it.
                Winston Churchill

By all means let’s be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.
                Richard Dawkins

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
                Henry Ford

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
                Max Lucado

Cryptoquotes #10

Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
                Samuel Johnson

I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.
                   Ella Maillart

Control over change would seem to consist in moving not with it, but ahead of it.
                Marshall McLuhan

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
                John Berry

Hope is like peace, it is not a gift from God.  It is a gift only we can give one another.
                Elie Wiesel

Each small task of everyday life is part of the total harmony of the universe.
                St. Therese of Lisieux

An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man’s entire existence.
                Honore de Balzac

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
                Julia Morgan

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
                Robert Frost

He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
                Raymond Hull

Cryptoquotes #9

That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.
                Emily Dickinson

Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.
                Benjamin Cardozo

We can do no great things, only small things with great love.
                Mother Teresa

Summer afternoon: to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
                Henry James

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
                Benjamin Disraeli

I opened the door for a lot of people, and they just ran through and left me holding the knob.
                Bo Diddley

These few dollars you lose here today are going to buy you stories to tell your children and great-grandchildren.
                John Dillinger

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.
                Oscar Wilde

You see things; and you say, “Why?” but I dream things that never were; and I say, “Why not?”
                George Bernard Shaw

CryptoQuote #8

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
            (source obscure)

Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
            Jean de la Fontaine

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads ?
            Albert Camus

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
            John D Rockefeller Sr.

One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
            Marie Curie

Contemporary criticism only represents the amount of ignorance genius has to contend with.
            Percy Bysshe Shelley

Everything happens to everyone sooner or later if there is enough time.
            George Bernard Shaw

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
            William Arthur Ward

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing.
            Emo Philips

Let us not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around in awareness.
            James Thurber