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Before long it will be the animals who do the dieting
by Mimi Sheraton

Before long it will be the animals who do the dieting
so that the ultimate consumer does not have to.
- Mimi Sheraton

Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass,
forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine
to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior.
- Mimi Sheraton

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The challenge before us is to savor the unknown
and delight in the taste of possibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


 

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

All in the dark we grope along,
And if we go amiss
We learn at least which path is wrong,
And there is gain in this.
We do not always win the race
By only running right;
We have to tread the mountain's base
Before we reach its height.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

If you have no confidence in self,
you are twice defeated in the race of life.
With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Grace isn't just a little prayer
you say before receiving a meal.
It's a way to live.
- Jackie Windspear

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
- Albert Einstein

The golden age is before us, not behind us.
- William Shakespeare

Before the throne of the Almighty,
man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions.
For God alone reads our hearts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I like the silent church before the service begins,
better than any preaching.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

It is darkest just before the dawn.
- Proverb

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

Follow your bliss and doors will open
where there were no doors before.
- Joseph Campbell

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

From far beyond this life,
I hear the call.
From place beyond all place,
I feel the call.
From time before all time,
I know the call.
From one before all ones,
I am the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

A friend is one before whom I can think aloud.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman,
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
- John Quincy Adams

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Service which is rendered without joy
helps neither the servant nor the served.
But all other pleasures and possessions
pale into nothingness before service
which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Look twice before you leap.
- Charlotte Bronte

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

The best time to make friends is before you need them.
- Ethel Barrymore

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

Each day, I am healthier, younger,
stronger, more comfortable,
and more joyful than the day before.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you
before you can move on.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
- T. S. Eliot

It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist
to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast.
It keeps him young.
- Konrad Lorenz

Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love.
I'd stepped in it a few times.
- Rita Rudner

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight,
and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
- Oscar Wilde

We must be our own before we can be another's.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One of the true tests of leadership is the ability
to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
- Arnold H. Glasow

It is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now.
When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies.
We are seeing what is before us.
- John Bradshaw

All things are difficult before they are easy.
- Thomas Fuller

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens
we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
- Andre Gide

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few,
and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
- George Washington

Always speak the truth,
think before you speak,
and write it down afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll

There was no "before" the beginning of our universe,
because once upon a time there was no time.
- John D. Barrow

A man who suffers before it is necessary,
suffers more than is necessary.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
- Jean Rostand

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns
to be amused rather than shocked.
- Pearl S. Buck

If I read a book that impresses me,
I have to take myself firmly in hand
before I mix with other people;
otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
- Anne Frank

Change before you have to.
- Jack Welch

Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few.
It's equally humbling and uplifting.
- Michael Stipe

I do not fear death.
I had been dead for billions and billions
of years before I was born,
and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
- Mark Twain

Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing
to the eye and even more flavorful than before.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
- George Carlin

We can do things that we never could before.
Stop-motion lets you build tiny little worlds,
and computers make that world even more believable.
- Nick Park

The car trip can draw the family together,
as it was in the days before television when parents
and children actually talked to each other.
- Andrew H. Malcolm


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