Quotes July 24, 2021

“You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.”
Michael Phelps
I will not lose, for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me.
Shawn Carter – American Rapper-Entrepreneur-Songwriter-Record Executive
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Anne Frank – 1929-1945 – German-Dutch Diarist-Jewish Holocaust Victim
Failure is not the opposite of success, it is part of success.
Arianna Huffington – Greek-American Author-Businesswoman
Being polite and grateful will make people more inclined to help you. And if people are willing to help you, you may accidentally get something you want.
Jason Sudeikis,
actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer
They teach you there’s a boundary line to music. But, man, there’s no boundary line to art.
Charlie Parker,
jazz saxophonist, band leader, composer
You can’t live your life trying to be somebody else. What’s the point?
Be you. Do you. Don’t let anybody steal your joy.
singer, rapper, flutist, songwriter
The free exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world.
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.
John Steinbeck,
writer, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.
Isak Dinesen, pseudonym of Karen Blixen,
Maybe happiness is this: not feeling like you should be elsewhere, doing something else, being someone else.
Isaac Asimov,
writer, professor of biochemistry
But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the Forest a little boy and his Bear will always be playing.
A.A. Milne, The House At Pooh Corner
Max stepped into his private boat and waved goodbye and sailed back over a year and in and out of weeks and through a day and into the night of his very own room where he found his supper waiting for him—and it was still hot.
Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are
For Siddalee Walker, the need to understand has passed, at least for the moment. All that was left was love and wonder.
Rebecca Wells, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
There’s no such thing as writer’s block. That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write.
Terry Pratchett