The End Of The
At the end
of the rainbow,
I have heard it
If you unto the end do
You will find a pot of
Once when as a small
A rainbow did brightly
I raced up the hill
Thinking the treasure
would be mine.
end seemed just ahead,
little farther on,
Yet on and
on the rainbow led,
the rainbow was gone.
night begin to fall,
slowly walked back,
having found gold at all,
My hope in rainbows I begin to
My faith in rainbows went
As I lost something
If only rainbows would
And not fade into thin
My Own Quotations
not always a pot of gold at the
end of the rainbow. In fact there
is not always a rainbow, but it's
nice to see one once in a
Laughing is contagious,
and so is crying.
tree in the forest may be hollow,
just as the strongest wind may not
to wait a minute, just a minute.
It's not too long to wait, and it
may keep you from making a grave
All things have a
source, remember that. Water runs
from a source, clouds flow from a
source. Without a source there can
When we are young we
tug at life as if to force it
along even faster, but when we
become older life tugs at
In all the
world the sun shines brightest
where we call home.
constant rushing toward something
and away from something.
is not nearly so bad as never
The worst thing is
not our mistakes, but trying to
Kindness is among the
best of gifts.
Even if we are in
the right, we must be careful we
do not prove it
makes it seem
as if we were never even
The basis for all
learning is the desire to
Our capability is
measured by the faith we have in
Apprehension and regret
often needlessly spoil our
Each day brings with it a
A person who
respects himself will never cease
to respect others.
just as important for the soul as
salt in the human
Invaribly our feelings get
in the way of our success.
beneficial power of positive
thoughts is beyond
Happiness in life
comes not from surfeiting, but
For some even a
blessing is an ill.
with the good makes the good seem
A little bit of
praise goes a long way.
forests and fields and hills of
green are our everlasting sources
be very powerful instruments for
good or evil. A person needs to
exercise care when using either
the spoken or the written word.
Once a word is used it cannot be
Because of cruel
words many marriages have broken
up, and children have been
separated from their parents.
Because of words spoken in anger
siblings have not spoken to one
another for years, and good
friendships have been severed
forever. No, never underestimate
the power of words.
It is often
those we love most in the world
who are the recipients of our most
hateful invectives. Afterwards.
sometimes many years afterward,
the remorse for those uncontrolled
hateful outbursts is very great.
Once the words are out, we cannot
unsay them, cannot take them back,
and the damage is
sometimes great and irreparable.
Often the relationship is never
the same again.
in a school or workers on a job
make life miserable for someone
else. They perhaps do not realize
how agonizing and shaming their
little jokes or insults are, and
how a few little cruel words can
drive a person to the brink of
despair or violence.
of evil leaders and dictators have
also spawned wars, and atrocities
against peoples and nations. Their
words have the power to sway
multitudes to go to war and commit
words have the power to cause
great harm and evil, they also
have the power to cause great
good. The Bible says in Proverbs
25:11 "A word fitly spoken is like
apples of gold in pictures of
silver". Words of love, praise, or
cheer can help to heal and assuage
broken hearts and minds.
kind and thoughtful can do much
good by using the right words,
just as the thoughtless and cruel
can do much harm by using the
How comforting are
the words of a loved one or friend
in time of grief or illness or in
times of great need. Sometimes
without those kind words it would
be almost impossible to make it
through those difficult times. If
only we could be so kind and
thoughtful with one another all
the time, and would measure our
words carefully, and use them
wisely and for
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