"Where there is peace, God is." ~George Herbert

"Carve your blessings in stone." ~Anon
"I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." ~William Penn
"Dictum sapienti sat est - A word to a wise person is sufficient." ~Cicero Ovid Seneca

"Words pulsate in the veins of my pen"™Leah C. Dancel


Patricia Mirasol - government ineptitude

"To my mind, what comes as a pleasant offshoot of Duterte’s victory is the fact that more and more Filipinos have awoken from their indifference over what’s happening in the country and are now actually interested enough to contribute to the political discourse. I know of contacts who have now started to care enough to expect better government service, whereas before it was all just about thriving in their own comfortable spheres whilst fending off the inconveniences of government ineptitude." ~Patricia Mirasol

Louis Lim Quotes

"It was through hardship, care for the people, perseverance and leadership that brought Singapore to the forefront." ~Louis Lim

"It is easy to be narrow minded and criticize but it is leadership that leads people through difficult times that matters! Those who have not involved themselves in lifting people from poverty and difficult circumstances should not qualify to criticise, especially from their own narrow westernized standpoint! Like leaders in China, you have to first prove yourself by deeds and not words." ~Louis Lim

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Lillian Gish - happy life

"A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning." ~Lillian Gish

Sonjuro - sword

"The best sword is kept in its sheath." ~Sonjuro

Jamie Hall - fleeting moment

"Life is but a fleeting moment so do not waste a second on something that doesn't make you smile." ~Jamie Hall


James P. Carse Quotes

"Inasmuch as the future is always surprising, the past is always changing... The meaning of the past changes depending on what happens in the future." ~Professor James Carse

"Strength is paradoxical. I am not strong because I can force others to do what I wish as a result of my play with them; but because I can allow them to do what they wish in the course of my play with them." ~Professor James P. Carse

"To speak meaningfully of a person's power is to speak of what that person has already competed in one or another closed field. To see power is to look backward in time.....
Inasmuch as power is determined by the outcome of a game, one does not win by being powerful; one wins in order to be powerful. If one has sufficient power to win before the game has begun, what follows is not a game at all.....
One can be powerful only through the possession of an acknowledged title -- that is, only by the ceremonial deference of others... I can therefore have only what powers others give me. Power is bestowed by an audience after the play is complete.
Power is contradictory, and theatrical." ~Professor James P. Carse

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Karon Waddell - messengers

"Sometimes good news comes from the most unexpected messengers." ~Karon Waddell

Dwayne Segador

"Fight the darkness from within by reaching the light. We're the ones who will decide which path to take." ~Dwayne Segador

"Try to not get angry at the people you care. Understand and love them more without expecting anything in return. So you wont have a heavy heart." ~Dwayne Segador

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Don Luman-ag Quotes

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." ~Don Luman-ag, SUNNY SIDE-UP Administrator

"Nothing unites people more than shared rage against a common enemy." ~Don Luman-ag

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"A man is measured by the size of things that anger him." ~Geof Greenleaf

"Make sure you don’t start seeing yourself through the eyes of those who don’t value you. Know your worth even if they don’t." ~Thema Davis

"The greatest motivation to become a better man is knowing that someone looks up to you." ~David A.R. White

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Chris Burkmenn - Encouragement

“Encouragement is like water to the soul, it makes everything grow.” ~Chris Burkmenn


Sigrid Reymundo Lizares Quotes

"Don’t OVERLOAD yourself with the unnecessary.
If something is NOT in any way
- helping
- working

- a solution

- making you a better person,
feel free to


LIFE is often easier, less stressful if you just ...
~Sigrid Reymundo Lizares

"I love watching raindrops on windowpanes and smelling petrichor as much as counting stars across the sky. These, for me, have always been fascinating." ~Sigrid Reymundo Lizares

"Make some sense of your individuality and STAND OUT in your own skin. Sparkle if you have to. ENJOY being your SELF." ~Sigrid R. Lizares, 2018

"What’s too painful to remember, we simply choose to forget." ~Sigrid Reymundo Lizares


"Help me to conquer anger with gentleness, greed by generosity, apathy by fervor. Help me to forget myself and reach out towards others." ~Pope Clement’s Universal Prayer)

"Not often enough do people recognize the efforts and sacrifices soldiers make so that the rest of us may live in freedom and peace." ~TJ Abat (28.1.18)

"The noblest art is making others HAPPY." ~PT Barnum

“The secret of happiness is to live moment by moment and to thank God for what He is sending us every day in His goodness.” ~St. Gianna Beretta Molla

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Quotes on BRIDGE

"A song is a bridge between what we know, what we can feel, and the big mystery." ~Kate Munger

"It takes both sides to build a bridge." ~Fredrik Nael

"Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good." ~Maya Angelou

"The bridges that you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren't there." ~Gene Brown

"The greatest bridge you can cross in life is the one that connects your heart with another’s." ~Robert Clancy on Love

"The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn." ~Spike Milligan

"The long span of the bridge of your life is supported by countless cables called habits, attitudes, and desires." ~L.G. Elliott

"Until you cross the bridge of your insecurities, you can't begin to explore your possibilities." ~Tim Fargo

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Leslie M. Browning Quotes

“Being connected to everything has disconnected us from ourselves and the preciousness of this present moment.” ~L.M. Browning, Vagabonds and Sundries

“Beware the God who seeks praise. Beware the guru who presumes to teach that which is unfixed and boundless. Beware the healer who sets a price on aid. Beware the lover who would make you a lesser version of yourself. Beware the doctrines that discourage independent thought. Beware any person of faith who doesn’t understand doubt. Filter all things through yourself. Accept only that which sits right with your soul.” ~L.M. Browning, Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations

“Do not hold a lazy faith. Miracles are not spontaneous events we must wait for helplessly. Miracles are an achievement—a breakthrough accomplished by those who pushed themselves beyond what was thought possible while holding a belief in a better life. Get up off your knees, and roll up your sleeves.” ~L.M. Browning

“Evil is not some otherworldly creation; humanity is its source and thus its end.” ~L.M. Browning, The Nameless Man

“Following a religion will bring us to the values at the center of that religion—values that can bring us closer to our better selves, or further away. Yet, if we wish to find the divine, each of us must make our own path to it. Following, not the blazed path of doctrine, but choosing instead to venture through the wilderness of the unknown guided by the signs we perceived while in that heady altered state that is belief.” ~L.M. Browning, The Nameless Man

"I burned by bridges so the devil couldn't follow me.” ~L.M. Browning

"In the beginning we seek truth.
In the middle we seek reason.
In the end we seek peace."
~Leslie M. Browning

“The cure for our modern maladies is dirt under the fingernails and the feel of thick grass between the toes. The cure for our listlessness is to be out within the invigorating wind. The cure for our uselessness is to take back up our stewardship; for it is not that there has been no work to be done, we simply have not been attending to it.” ~L.M. Browning, Ruminations at Twilight: Poetry Exploring the Sacred

“The divine is in the present and you must be present to experience it. When you vacate the present and recede into your mind, allowing worries or work to remove you from the moment, you leave the plain upon which the divine dwells." ~L.M. Browning

"The hands can build a structure, but it is the heart that brings forth the meaning to fill it.” ~L. M. Browning, The Nameless Man

“The moments of silence are gone. We run from them into the rush of unimportant things, so filled is the quiet with the painful whispers of all that goes unspoken. Busy-ness is our drug of choice, numbing our minds just enough to keep us from dwelling on all that we fear we can’t change. A compilation of coping mechanisms, we have become our fatigue. Unwilling or unable to cut ourselves free of this modern machine we have built, we’re dragged in its wake all too quickly toward our end. The virtue of a society’s culture is reflected in the physical, mental, and emotional health of its people. The time has come to part ways with all that is toxic, and preserve our quality of life.” ~L.M. Browning, Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations (Goodreads)

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Al Pacino - dance of life

"No mistakes in a tango. Not like life...You make mistakes.You get tangled up. You just tango on!" ~Al Pacino

Col. Alberto Ramos Rojo Quotes

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I'm very sorry to hear of your passing away, Brother Alberto. May your soul rest in peace. Sincerely conveying my profound condolence to your bereaved family. ~Blog Administrator, 25 April 2018

"In order for us to become the First Gentleman (FG) of the earth, we need to have a GF -- God and Focus." ~Alberto Ramos Rojo
Each must discover his own way in life, and that way lies in his heart. ~N. Sri Ram

"Risk-taking is part of daily life. If you do not speculate, you don't feel sorrow of losing nor feel the joy of winning. Always dare to win!" ~Alberto Ramos Rojo, FB

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