Better never to have met you
In my dream
Than to wake and reach
For hands that are not there.
- Otomo No Yakamochi

Star Sometimes you just have to take the leap, and build your wings on the way down.
- Kobi Yamada

Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can't see anything wrong in each other.
- Rene Yasenek

People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.
- Douglas Yates

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

A half truth is a whole lie.
- Yiddish proverb

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish proverb

He that can't endure the bad will not live to see the good.
- Yiddish proverb

Ask advice from everyone, but act with your own mind.
- Yiddish proverb

Try? There is no try. There is only do or do not do.
- Yoda

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. I sense much fear in you.
- Yoda

Possession of material riches, without inner peace, is like dying of thirst while bathing in a lake.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first. When you learn to live for others, they will live for you.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Today I forgive all those who have ever offended me. I give my love to all thirsty hearts, both to those who love me and to those who do not love me.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The greatness of a man can nearly always be measured by his willingness to be kind.
- G. Young

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then, do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.
- Margaret Young

It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
- Whitney Young, Jr.

If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow, sleep late.
- Henny Youngman

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
- Henny Youngman

I had plastic surgery last week. I cut up my credit cards.
- Henny Youngman

A good rest is half the work.
- Yugoslav Proverb

Star Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yü-tang

Any good practical philosophy must start out with the recognition of our having a body.
- Lin Yü-tang

Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.
- Lin Yü-tang

It is important that man dreams, but it is perhaps equally important that he can laugh at his own dreams.
- Lin Yü-tang

Men resort to talking only when they haven't the power to enforce their convictions upon others.
- Lin Yü-tang

Only he who handles his ideas lightly is master of his ideas, and only he who is master of his ideas is not enslaved by them.
- Lin Yü-tang

No child is born with a really cold heart, and it is only in proportion as we lose that youthful heart that we lose the inner warmth in ourselves.
- Lin Yü-tang

Such is human psychology that if we don't express our joy, we soon cease to feel it.
- Lin Yü-tang


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