Quotes December 7, 2016

WWII Tributes



“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
You must not ever stop being whimsical.
Mary Oliver

There are people who, the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.
Jane Austen

“I like my town but I can’t say exactly what I like about it. I don’t think it’s the smell. I’m too accustomed to the monuments to want to look at them. I like certain lights, a few bridges, café terraces. I love passing through a place I haven’t seen for a long time.”
Georges Perec, Species of Spaces and Other Pieces, “The Town”

The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it.
Charles de Lint,

A ‘force of nature’ is what happens when what you say and what you do come together.
Gary John bishop

‘Follow your dreams and live with courage, so you can die with dignity.’
Steven Gossington
Fractured Eden

You can learn great things from your mistakes when you aren’t busy denying them.

Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have to power to make it so.

I wonder how much of what weights me down is not mine to carry.

If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.

In this life we are all just walking up the mountain and we can sing as we climb, or we can complain about sore feet.  Whichever we choose, we still gotta do the hike.  I decided a long time ago singing made a lot more sense.