Quotes August 01 & 02, 2022

Annie: “How are you coming along with your book?
Anthony: “owing to circumstances …”
Annie: “…. you mean you haven’t written a word.”
Anthony: “I simply cannot do it, Annie. If I don’t write, I can think that I’ll be a writer some day. If I do write it, I may find out I’ll never be a writer. Then what would I have to dream on?”
Annie pondering to herself:
“Was it better to think you might than to test it? to take the big chance to find out you couldn’t?”
She concluded it might be better for some people.
~ from Joy in the Morning by Betty Smith
We’re all delusional, really, and I love that about us humans.
I’m always drawn to characters who have no idea of the impression they’re making on other people.
Catherine O’Hara,
actor, comedian
Fear and growth go hand in hand.
Sandra Gallagher – CEO and Co-Founder at Proctor Gallagher Institute-Author-Speaker
Our thoughts and imaginations are the only real limits to our possibilities.
Orison Swett Marden – 1848-1924 – Author
The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.
Oliver Wendell Holmes – 1841-1935 – Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
“A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.”
William Arthur Ward
“Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together. Throw two planets into space, and they will fall one on the other. Place two enemies in the midst of a crowd, and they will inevitably meet; it is a fatality, a question of time; that is all.”
Jules Verne
“Courage – a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.”
William Tecumseh Sherman
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
Carl Jung – 1875-1961 – Psychiatrist-Psychoanalyst
There are some things you don’t even know you know, until you’re asked.
We live in stirring times — tea-stirring times.
Christopher Isherwood,
writer, playwright, screenwriter
One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you cannot change.