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Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rainbows and butterflies are themselves beautiful and highly symbolic,
but they are also representative of
all the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What I cannot love, I overlook.
Is that real friendship?
- Anais Nin

Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them.
- Alan Watts

 

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
- William James

Philanthropy is commendable,
but it must not cause the philanthropist
to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice
which make philanthropy necessary.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Let's not overlook, though, what we do know about the
campaign finance scandal,
and the fact the Chinese were involved in our presidential
campaign and our congressional campaigns.
- Fred Thompson

See everything, overlook a great deal,
correct a little.
- Pope John XXIII

Today's Islamic fundamentalism is also a cover for political motifs.
We should not overlook the political motifs we encounter
in forms of religious fanaticism.
- Jurgen Habermas

Peace is a never ending process...
It cannot ignore our differences or overlook our common interests.
It requires us to work and live together.
- Oscar Arias Sanchez

People's ability to forget what they do not want to know,
to overlook what is before their eyes,
was seldom put to the test better than in Germany at that time.
- W. G. Sebald

I think there are a lot more relationship scenes in
my movies that people tend to overlook.
A lot of scenes really feel real and are about the characters.
- Jan de Bont

Much that we call evil is really good in disguises;
and we should not quarrel rashly with adversities not yet understood,
nor overlook the mercies often bound up in them.
- Horace Mann

Negative feedback is better that none.
I would rather have a man hate me than overlook me.
As long as he hates me I make a difference.
- Hugh Prather

The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.
- William James

After all, one knows one's weak points so well,
that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others.
- Edith Wharton

Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling;
it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
- Edmund Burke

Wisdom is learning what to overlook.
- William James

It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization
is built upon a renunciation of instinct.
- Sigmund Freud

A major one which no one can overlook is technological
and based on inventions and discoveries which have
altered the whole basis of production and deeply affected social relations.
- Emily Greene Balch

The secret story is the one we'll never know,
although we're living it from day to day,
thinking we're alive, thinking we've got it all under
control and the stuff we overlook doesn't matter.
- Roberto Bolano

Conventional dogmas, even if endowed with the authority of an Aristotle -
ancient or modern -
must be tested vigorously.
If they are found wanting, we need not bother with them.
But if they are found to be substantially correct,
we may not overlook them.
- Norman Lamm

I do not overlook the fact that the appearance of these new,
free nations in the European political community not
only celebrates the return of the prodigal son but
also creates new sources of friction here and there.
- Hjalmar Branting

I really was a fan of his and always have been -
his writing especially,
you know? I think people a lot of times overlook that part,
because he kind of got into that party character so heavy.
- Alan Jackson

With all of the holiday cheer in the air,
it's easy to overlook the ingredients in the foods.
Ingredients such as salt, sugar, and fat -
all of which leads to diseases such as high blood pressure,
diabetes, strokes, heart disease, and cancer.
- Lee Haney

Obviously you have to have talent in order to play
so you can't overlook that,
but we won't overlook the character issue when it comes
to talent because if they have talent and they don't have character,
it's going to be very difficult to coach that person.
- Tim Buckley

Historians still often see the end of the war as meaning
nothing more for Germany than lost territories,
lost participation in colonization, and lost assets
for the state and individuals.
They frequently overlook the most serious loss that Germany suffered.
- Gustav Stresemann

A true friend is one who
overlooks your failures
and tolerates your success.
- Doug Larson

The President's budget pays for only six months of
the war in Iraq and completely overlooks the transition
costs of Social Security reform.
The Administration always lied about the cost of the Medicare drug bill.
- Jim Cooper

If everything seems to be going well,
you have obviously overlooked something.
- Anonymous

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

The great thing about catchers is that they do a lot of different things,
and they're basically overlooked.
- Roger Angell

I'm the last guy in the world to feel overlooked by the Academy.
- Jack Nicholson

I believe that it's better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked.
- Mae West

In the Gulf region and nationwide, small businesses
are an integral and crucial part of local economies and communities.
They should not be overlooked.
- Dan Lipinski

I have a message for the young kids.
Life is about obstacles, endeavors in life are not to be overlooked.
- Wade Boggs

It is correct that I overlooked the contamination of the party,
not just now but also in the past.
- Bela Kun

Woody Allen has done some excellent serious movies,
too, like Crimes And Misdemeanors.
Very overlooked movie, I think, and really his best.
And currently I like Big Fish!
- David Zucker

People forget that a huge proportion of our jobs still
depend on agricultural production in Australia so of
course there are exports.
That's easily overlooked.
- John Anderson

It is my mission to ensure that HIV-positive children
and children with AIDS are no longer overlooked and
that they begin receiving the treatment and care they deserve.
- Mike DeWine

We have to try and not let the little things go by.
It's the little things that win games.
It's the little things that often get overlooked that
can add two or three more wins.
- Kenny Harrison

It is easily overlooked that what is now called vintage was once brand new.
- Tony Visconti

Kids should practice autographing baseballs.
This is a skill that's often overlooked in Little League.
- Tug McGraw

I was overlooked long before anyone knew who I was.
- Paul Desmond

Nobody can give a good performance unless the authors
and composers have written a good part,
a fact which is often overlooked.
- Judy Holliday

Because good writing in a TV cartoon is so rare,
I think the animation on The Simpsons is often overlooked.
- Matt Groening

I always felt that I was one of the women who helped
lay the foundation for rock and roll.
But I'd always been overlooked by the Hall of Fame.
- Brenda Lee

It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
- Mae West

Generally with the Oscars or the Emmys there isn't
much you can do until the nominations are announced.
Then you know what kind of year you're dealing with -
what's been overlooked,
what the issues are.
- Bruce Vilanch

You have a good many little gifts and virtues,
but there is no need of parading them,
for conceit spoils the finest genius.
There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long,
and the great charm of all power is modesty.
- Louisa May Alcott

Conceit spoils the finest genius.
There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long;
even if it is,
the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one,
and the great charm of all power is modesty.
- Louisa May Alcott

The discrimination is not made openly,
but a Negro who goes to such places is informed that
there are no accommodations,
or he is overlooked and otherwise slighted,
so that he does not come again.
- Ray Stannard Baker

Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant.
It is not in itself the life more abundant.
It merely points the way, something which is overlooked not only by the public,
but very often by the artist himself.
In becoming an end it defeats itself.
- Henry Miller

But Portugal has a peaceful feel about it.
I sit on the terrace overlooking the vineyard there
and I feel cut off from the world.
You need that sort of thing.
- Cliff Richard

I am not overlooking any mail.
I'm looking at all of it.
I even wrote back to the Viagra people.
- Randy Newman

Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger,
but in seeing it, and conquering it.
- Jean Paul

I was on this bridge overlooking the carpet...
I think it went all the way back to Oregon.
- Steven Cojocaru

By their own admission, leaders of the Republican Revolution
of 1994 think their greatest mistake was overlooking the power of the veto.
They gave the impression they were somehow in charge when they weren't.
- Mitch McConnell

The practice of patience toward one another,
the overlooking of one another's defects,
and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most
elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family,
in the professions, and in society.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

I've got two places I like to be.
Portugal is one.
- Cliff Richard

Because of my Portuguese heritage, I have an interest
in all of the instrumentation that comes from Portugal and Brazil as well.
- Nelly Furtado

Soon after I was born, my parents moved to the South Florida area,
and I've lived here ever since (with a few years of
living in both Portugal and Brazil in my younger days).
- Joe Tex

Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags.
It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in
a long row of yellow houses with red roofs,
and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill.
- Richard H. Davis

The commerce of India does not grow,
nor does that of Portugal,
or of Turkey; that but that of the protected countries does increase,
as has been shown in the case of Spain,
and can now be shown in that of Germany.
- Henry Charles Carey

As soon as the news of the Cabot voyages reached the
King of Portugal he arranged to send an expedition
of discovery to the far north-west,
perhaps to find a northern sea route to Eastern Asia.
- Harry Johnston

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
- John Lennon

You got to be careful if you
don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

Every time you hear a bell ring,
it means that some angel's just got his wings.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)


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