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"Tout est pour le mieux dans le meilleur des mondes possibles": "In the best of all possible worlds"

This is one of my favorite lines, said by the ultimate optimist Dr Pangloss in Voltaire's hilarious and pathetic book Candide.

Do you have a line from a book of movie, a quote or adage that inspires you?

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"Ain't you scared of nothing, boy ?"

"Just two things - women and the police !"

"Yeah, and you been runnin' from both of 'em all yer life, aintcha ?"

(from the Burt Reynolds movie "White Lightning")
MellyMel, I love that and will have to remember that the next time I can't change something. :)
"It's a [sane] man who has tragedy in his heart , and comedy in his head" ... Chesterton

"Dinners ready" ... Mom
"You may all go to hell and I am going to Texas" David Crockett in his concession speach after losing his bid for re-election to Congress in 1834.
I have that bumper sticker!
Be the change you want to see in the world. ~ Gandhi
" It all seems so stupid it makes me want to give up, but why should I give up when it all seems so stupid." Depeche Mode
And Bob Newhart- " Stop it or I will bury you alive in a box" talking with his patient that has a phobia of being buried alive.MadTV.
J Lee S ,
Always loved Bob Newhart!


Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Most of us have 2 opportunitys at a good parent/child relationship. Your first, of course, is as a child. You get a second chance as a parent. Make the best of it. Dr. Laura Slesinger.
"Be a man, there's such a few" My Granddaddy
"Better to light a candle than curse the darkness." Who said that? Anyone know?

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