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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Past is gone, the future is but a dream, focus on the Now.

"I've suffered a great many catastrophies in my life.  Most of them never happened." 
- Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"Some of your hurts you have cured,
And the sharpest you still have survived,
But what torments of grief you endured
From the evil which never arrived."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened."
-- Thomas Jefferson

"There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them."   -- Josh Billings

"There are more things, Lucilius, that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality."   -- Seneca

"My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened." 

- Michel de Montaigne