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