Meaningful Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old meaningful quotes, meaningful sayings, and meaningful proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Sometimes you really want to do something, but it is unrealistic. Instead of knocking yourself out, cultivate the art of knowing when to walk away, and you'll find, it a lot less stressful. Richard Templar
Letting go and walking away means you are exercising control and good decision-making powers--you are making your choice rather than letting the situation control you. Richard Templar
If it's dead, don't go digging it up every five minutes to check if there's a pulse. It's dead; walk away. Richard Templar
If a relationship is coming to its end, instead of playing out long and complicated-- and potentially hurtful--end games, learn the art of walking away. Richard Templar
If I were running the world I would have it rain only between two and five AM - anyone who was out then ought to get wet. William Lyon Phelps
Rain is good for vegetables, and for the animals who eat those vegetables, and for the animals who eat those animals. Samuel Johnson
It rained so hard that all the pigs got clean, and all the people dirty. G.C. Lichtenberg
It is best to read the weather forecasts before we pray for rain. Mark Twain
The rain-the welcome, blessed rain-makes music on the roof; the eaves drip with genial floods; the windows of heaven are at last open. Henry Llewellyn Williams
Here in the town we prepare apace for the downpour. Henry Llewellyn Williams
All set-turn on rain!-though the tourist will shut himself up in grumbling contemplation of his round-trip ticket washing away into nought. Henry Llewellyn Williams
In spring, water from melted snow and rain rushes into rivers. Sometimes this rush of water causes rivers to overflow and flood. Rebecca Fjelland Davis
Spring is the season of drips, drops, and sun. Don't wait for clear skies-rain can be fun! Rebecca Fjelland Davis
But it must be wonderful to get together with friends and cook with an electric hot plate, especially during the annoying rainy season when you can get depressed, lose your appetite or feel too lazy to cook more complex dishes. Tamako Sakamoto
We found habitually happy people have a very distinctive way of looking at the world that fuels their ever present joy and helps them from pain and distress. Michele Moore
Everyone wants to be happy and live an enjoyable, fulfilling life. Happiness is a universal human goal and desire. Michele Moore
Happiness is just like any other goal, you have to know what it is, how it works and what to do to achieve it. Michele Moore
You can't become a happy person or build a happier life without a clear understanding of what happiness is, what it means to you and what steps you can take to be happier. Michele Moore
Those who give up the things they love doing and do well lose their purpose in life. Héctor García
It's so important to keep doing things of value, making progress, bringing beauty or utility to others, helping out, and shaping the world around you, even after your 'official' professional activity has ended. Héctor García
Less is more when it comes to eating for long life, too. According to the 80 percent rule, in order to stay healthier longer, we should eat a little less than our hunger demands instead of stuffing ourselves. Héctor García