Quotes August 20 & 21, 2022

The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives.
Russell M. Nelson – Religious Leader
 
 
 
 
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Napoleon Bonaparte – 1769-1821 – French Military Leader
 
 
 
 
“There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts.”
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Mahatma Gandhi – 1869-1948 – Indian Lawyer
 
 
 
 
Most people are rowing against the current of life. Instead of turning the boat around, all they need to do is let go of the oars.
Esther Hicks – Inspirational Speaker-Author
 
 
 
 
Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Viktor Frankl – 1905-1997 – Psychiatrist and Author
 
 
 
 
Thoughts are often false. A feeling’s always real. Not true, just real.
Susan Choi,
writer
 
 
 
 
Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery it is.
Frederick Buechner,
writer, poet, preacher, theologian
1926-2022
 
 
 
 
The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn’t have been complete without you.
Frederick Buechner
 
 
 
 
“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”
Buddha
 
 
 
 
“Years ago, I tried to top everybody, but I don’t anymore. I realized it was killing conversation. When you’re always trying for a topper you aren’t really listening.”
Groucho Marx
 
 
 
 
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
Mae West
 
 
 
 
“Everyone has an identity. One of their own, and one for show.”
Jacqueline Susann, from “Valley of the Dolls”
 
 
 
 
“After a while you learn that privacy is something you can sell, but you can’t buy it back.”
Bob Dylan
 
 
 
 
“To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.”
Kofi Annan