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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place.
The difference between a stranger sending you a message that you might be interested in at a very low volume level, no repetition, just sending it to very few people, and that being done as spam - those things get close enough that you want to be careful never to filter out something that's legitimate.
Smile at a stranger. See what happens.
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
What is a disloyal act? A person is disloyal if he treats you as a stranger when, in fact, he belongs to you as a friend or partner. Each of us is bound to some special others by the invisible fibers of loyalty.
Lewis B. Smedes
Never floss with a stranger.
Ignoring fame was my rebellion, in a funny way. I was insistent on being normal and doing normal things. It probably wasn't advisable to go to college in America and room with a complete stranger. And it probably wasn't wise to share a bathroom with eight other people in a coed dorm. Looking back, that was crazy.
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.
Life is always going to be stranger than fiction, because fiction has to be convincing, and life doesn't.
Stranger, if you passing meet me and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me? And why should I not speak to you?
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
You don't need a rope to pinch a stranger's butt.
Standing as a witness in all things means being kind in all things, being the first to say hello, being the first to smile, being the first to make the stranger feel a part of things, being helpful, thinking of others' feelings, being inclusive.
Margaret D. Nadauld
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
I find it weird the way people get so excited about celebrity. If my friends are on the phone, their friends will say: 'Is that kid from 'Love Actually' there?' And the phone gets passed round and I have to speak to this stranger asking: 'Are you famous?' I don't know how to answer.
Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense.
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson... even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles.
You don't have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth.
As a child, I heard many warnings from teachers about the perils of talking with strangers. Yet now, fairly late in my life, I can think of not many things better than to talk with strangers. The idea of being a stranger is also very appealing.
No single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born. It would be a bit too easy if we could go about borrowing ready-made souls.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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