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Inspiration (July 2012)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Sunday, July 1, 2012
Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

This month's Inspiration is devoted to the constant change among our lives. While changecan be influential in many ways, these quotes are for encouragement and to assist individualsin viewing the positive aspects of change.

  • Change your thoughts and you change your world. - Norman Vincent Peale
  • There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered. - Nelson Mandela
  • Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon...everything's different. - Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
  • If you don't like something, change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it. - Mary Engelbreit
  • By changing nothing, nothing changes. - Tony Robbins
  • Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. - Barack Obama
  • If there is no struggle, there is no progress. - Frederick Douglas
  • Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. - Charles Kettering
  • Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future. - Swami Sivananda

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Explore for a Year. (2011). The 45 Most Inspiring Quotes on Change. Retrieved on June 14, 2012, from http://exploreforayear.com/clarity/45-inspiring-quotes-change

Hearts & Minds. (2007). Change. Retrieved on June 14, 2012, from http://www.heartsandminds.org/quotes/change.htm

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Inspiration (June 2012)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Friday, June 1, 2012
Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Men's Health Week begins June 11, 2012, and ends with Father's Day, June 17. The purpose of Men's Health Week is to increase the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. In appreciation of Men's Health Week, the following are quotes to help motivate men to become more aware of their health.

Water is the only drink for a wise man. –Anonymous

Your stomach shouldn't be a waste basket. –Anonymous

If a man hasn't found something he would die for, he is not fit to live. –Martin Luther King Jr.

I thought: If I was lucky enough to live, I'd change, myself. I realized I could have a new life—new energy, new endurance, and feel better about myself.–Larry King (after his 1987 heart attack)

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. –Spanish Proverb

Before thirty, men seek disease; after thirty, disease seeks men. –Chinese Proverb

He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. –Arabian Proverb

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop. –Anonymous

Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die. –Anonymous

To insure good health: Eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life. –Anonymous

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly. –Siddartha Guatama Buddha

The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend. –Benjamin Disraeli

Get health. No labor, effort nor exercise that can gain it must be grudged. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Prevention is better than cure. –Desiderius Erasmus

His best companions, innocence and health; and his best riches, ignorance of wealth. –Oliver Goldsmith

A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses. –Hippocrates

Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance. –Plato

He who does not mind his belly will hardly mind anything else. –Anonymous

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. –Jim Rohn

By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too. –William Shakespeare

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like and do what you'd rather not. –Mark Twain

Recognizing and preventing men's health problems is not just a man's issue. Because of its impact on wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters, men's health is truly a family issue. –Congressman Bill Richardson

The groundwork of all happiness is good health. –Anonymous

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Quotes (May 2012)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

May is National Bike Month, National Fitness Month, and National Mental Health month. In honor, ride your bicycle to work. It's better for your health, better for the environment, and better for your wallet. Join thousands of Americans for the annual National Bike to Work Day May 18, and National Bike Week is May 14-18. For more events or information on bike month visit the League of American Bicyclists website. Also, enjoy these fun and inspirational quotes.

Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving. –Albert Einstein

Bonus Einstein: I thought of that while riding my bicycle. –Albert Einstein

The bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created. Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon. –Bill Strickland, The Quotable Cyclist

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. –John F. Kennedy, U.S. president

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race. –H.G. Wells, novelist

Life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. –Charles Schultz, creator of the Peanuts cartoon strip

If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on. –Lance Armstrong

Chasing records doesn't keep me on my bike. Happiness does. –Lance Armstrong (after his third Tour de France victory)

When I go biking I am mentally far far away from civilization. The world is breaking someone else's heart. –Diane Ackerman

Bicycling is a healthy and manly pursuit with much to recommend it, and, unlike other foolish crazes, it has not died out. – The Daily Telegraph (1877)

Irritability means too much on your mind and not enough bike riding. –Anonymous

After your first day of cycling, one dream is inevitable. A memory of motion lingers in the muscles of your legs, and round and round they seem to go. You ride through Dreamland on wonderful dream bicycles that change and grow. –H.G. Wells

The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart. –Iris Murdoch

The bicycle is the noblest invention of mankind. –William Saroyan (Nobel Prize winner)

The advantages? Exercise, no parking problems, gas prices, it's fun. An automobile is expensive. You have to find a place to park and it's not fun. So why not ride a bicycle? I recommend it. –Stephen G. Breyer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice when asked why he rides a bike.

Work to Eat. Eat to Live. Live to Bike. Bike to Work. –Anonymous

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Quotes (April 2012)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Sunday, April 1, 2012
Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

In recognition of April as National Humor Month, this month's quotes are dedicated to chuckles, knee slapping, and big smiles. For more information on National Humor Month, visit: the National Humor Month site.

A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore. –Yogi Berra

A two-year-old is kind of like having a blender, but you don't have a top for it. –Jerry Seinfeld

All men are equal before fish. –Herbert Hoover

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height. –Casey Stengel

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry. –Bill Cosby

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before. –Mae West

Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely. –P. J. O'Rourke

Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing. –Robert Benchley

Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance? –Phyllis Diller

How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand. –Emo Philips

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. –Lily Tomlin

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them. –Mitch Hedberg

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. –Ellen DeGeneres

My theory is that all of Scottish cuisine is based on a dare. –Mike Myers

Never fight an inanimate object. –P. J. O'Rourke

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full. –Henry A. Kissinger

When you are courting a nice girl, an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder, a second seems like an hour. That's relativity. –Albert Einstein

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy. –Benjamin Franklin

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Quotes (March 2012)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Thursday, March 1, 2012
Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

In recognition of March 4-10 as National Sleep Awareness Week, this month's quotes are dedicated to peaceful rest. For more information on National Sleep Awareness Week visit: The National Sleep Foundation.

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. –John Steinbeck

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. –William Blake

Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth. –Walt Whitman

Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death. –Arthur Schopenhauer

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile. –Earl Nightingale

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. –Virginia Woolf

When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep. –William Butler Yeats

That we are not much sicker and much madder than we are is due exclusively to that most blessed and blessing of all natural graces, sleep. –Aldous Huxley

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. –William Penn

A man can do only what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day. –Albert Schweitzer

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Quotes (February 2012)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

In recognition of February 13–19 as Random Acts of Kindness Week, this month's quotes are dedicated to kindness. For more information on this week, visit: the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation.

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle. – Plato

Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike. – J.K. Rowling

Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. – Mother Teresa

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. – Mark Twain

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. – Dalai Lama XIV

No one has ever become poor by giving. – Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

Don't be reckless with other people's hearts, and don't put up with people that are reckless with yours. – Kurt Vonnegut

But remember, boy, that a kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword. – Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution. – Khalil Gibran

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. – Lao Tzu

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up. – Jesse Jackson

To belittle, you have to be little. – Khalil Gibran, The Prophet

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. – Andy Rooney

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance. – Robert F. Kennedy

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. – George Sand

How would your life be different if . . . You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day . . . You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey. – Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu

Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary. – J.M. Barrie

We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be. – Thomas S. Monson, Pathways to Perfection: Discourses of Thomas S. Monson

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word. – William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair

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Quotes (January 2012)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Sunday, January 1, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012
January's quotes are meant to inspire us to do great things in the new year!

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. –Thomas A. Edison

It is never too late to be what you might have been. –George Eliot

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain. –Maya Angelou

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go... –Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!

You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth. –William W. Purkey

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. –Mahatma Gandhi

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. –Oscar Wilde

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. –Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. –Mahatma Gandhi

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. –Audrey Hepburn

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. –Bil Keane

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. –Albert Einstein

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. –Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference. –Elie Wiesel

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. –Marilyn Monroe, Marilyn: Her Life in Her Own Words

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. –Theodore Roosevelt

Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. –Mother Teresa

Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. –Shel Silverstein

We accept the love we think we deserve. –Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. –Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of a Course in Miracles

Everything you can imagine is real. –Pablo Picasso

I know God won't give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much. –Mother Teresa

A person's a person, no matter how small. –Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who!

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. –Winston S. Churchill

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. –Maya Angelou

For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run their fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone. –Sam Levenson

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

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. –Margaret Mead

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions. –Dalai Lama XIV

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always. –Mahatma Gandhi

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'! –Audrey Hepburn

Whatever you are, be a good one. –Abraham Lincoln

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Quotes (Dec. 2011)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Monday, December 19, 2011
Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

This month's quotes are brought to us by the spirit of giving highlighted in the holiday season.

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go. –Mother Teresa

Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. –Maya Angelou

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. –Khalil Gibran

The giving of love is an education in itself. –Eleanor Roosevelt

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. –Lao Tzu

Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving. –Henry Ford

No one has ever become poor by giving. –Anne Frank

For it is in giving that we receive. –Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of Animals

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Quotes (Nov. 2011)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

November quotes are brought to us by kindness and World Kindness Week, November 14-20. For more information, visit The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation online!

Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true. – Robert Brault

If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. – Bob Hope

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up. – Jesse Jackson

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble. – Charles H. Spurgeon

It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice. – Author Unknown

Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day. – Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you—not because they are nice, but because you are. – Author Unknown

What this world needs is a new kind of army—the army of the kind. – Cleveland Amory

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. – Dalai Lama

During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz. I breezed through the questions until I read the last one: "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?" Surely this was a joke. I had seen the cleaning woman several times, but how would I know her name? I handed in my paper, leaving the last question blank. Before the class ended, one student asked if the last question would count toward our grade. "Absolutely," the professor said. "In your careers, you will meet many people. All are significant. They deserve your attention and care, even if all you do is smile and say hello." I've never forgotten that lesson. I also learned her name was Dorothy. – Joann C. Jones

I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble. – Rudyard Kipling

Don't be yourself—be someone a little nicer. – Mignon McLaughlin,The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

A fellow who does things that count, doesn't usually stop to count them. – Variation of a saying by Albert Einstein

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. – Seneca

Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. – Samuel Johnson

There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life—reciprocity. – Confucius

Don't wait for people to be friendly, show them how. – Author Unknown

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. – George Washington Carver

You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. – John Wooden

If those who owe us nothing gave us nothing, how poor we would be. – Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. – Epictetus

Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. – Marian Wright Edelman

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses. – Chinese Proverb

As the bus slowed down at the crowded bus stop, the Pakistani bus conductor leaned from the platform and called out, "Six only!" The bus stopped. He counted on six passengers, rang the bell, and then, as the bus moved off, called to those left behind: "So sorry, plenty of room in my heart—but the bus is full." He left behind a row of smiling faces. It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it. – The Friendship Book of Francis Gay, 1977

Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The best way to knock the chip off your neighbor's shoulder is to pat him on the back. – Author Unknown

Because that's what kindness is. It's not doing something for someone else because they can't, but because you can. – Andrew Iskander

A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person. – Dave Barry, "Things That It Took Me 50 Years to Learn"

Life is short but there is always time for courtesy. – Ralph Waldo Emerson, Social Aims

One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him. – Booker T. Washington

Love someone who doesn't deserve it. – Author Unknown

The more sympathy you give, the less you need. – Malcolm S. Forbes

It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world. The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens. – Baha'u'llah

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. – Nelson Henderson

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. – James Matthew Barrie

In about the same degree as you are helpful, you will be happy. – Karl Reiland

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

Sometimes someone says something really small, and it just fits right into this empty place in your heart. – From the television show My So-Called Life

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October Quotes (Oct. 2011)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Saturday, October 1, 2011
Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

This month's quotes are brought to us by the seasons as we slip out of summer . . . and into fall!

Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower. – Albert Camus

And you would accept the seasons of your heart just as you have always accepted that seasons pass over your fields and you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief. – Kahlil Gibran

In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. –William Blake

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. –Anne Bradstreet

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. – Hal Borland

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring. – George Santayana

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time. –John Donne

Those who don't pick roses in summer won't pick them in winter either. –German Proverb

Every season has its peaks and valleys. What you have to try to do is eliminate the Grand Canyon. – Andy Van Slyke

And Summers and Winters scattered like splinters And four or five years slipped away. – Jimmy Buffet

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