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"I always try to balance the light with the heavy-- a few tears of spirit, in with the sequins and the fringes." ~ Bette Midler

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To love playthings well as a child, to lead an adventurous and honorable youth, and to settle when the time arrives, into a green and smiling age, is to be a good artis en life and deserve well of yourself and your neighbor. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Toleration is the greatest gift of mind, it requires that same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. ~ Helen Keller

Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them. ~ Thomas Kinkade

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. ~ George Santayana

I have everything I ever dreamed possible. But where is the balance? ~ Joni Tomasetti

Balance. The Ultimate Goal. ~ Ricky Lankford

Knowledge is an attitude, a passion, actually an illicit attitude. For the compulsion to know is like dipsomania, erotomania, and homicidal mania, in producing a character that is out of balance. It is not at all that the scientist goes after the truth. ~ Soren Kierkegaard

Balance is the perfect state of still water. Let that be our model. It remains quiet within and is not disturbed on the surface. ~ Confucius

When awareness is completely balanced, communicating with the outside world is instantaneous and automatic. It happens with the touch of thought. ~ Deepak Chopra

People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Those who have one foot in the canoe, and one foot in the boat are going to fall into the river. ~ Native American Proverb

A balance. Between delight and duty. Between immediate gratification and long-term goal. Between rule and surprise. Between prayer and action, love and work. A grown up balance in living. ~ Barbara Cawthorne Crafton

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