Quotes June 30, 2022

From the experience of the past we derive instructive lessons for the future.
John Quincy Adams – 1767-1848 – Former President of the United States
 
 
 
 
It’s what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future.
Paulo Coelho – Author
 
 
 
 
It is sweet, sometimes, to hear cliches after long days of trying to say something new.
Patricia Lockwood,
poet, writer
 
 
 
 
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.
William Feather – 1889-1981 – Publisher-Author
 
 
 
 
“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get—only with what you are expecting to give—which is everything.”
Katharine Hepburn
 
 
 
 
“Don’t be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it’s just death.”
Lena Horne
 
 
 
 
“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe, from “Oldtown Folks”
 
 
 
 
“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
 
 
 
 
“In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.”
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
“Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.”
Thomas Hardy
 
 
 
 
If this is the best of possible worlds, what then are the others?
Voltaire,
writer, public activist, philosopher
 
 
 
 
In our deepest moments we say the most inadequate things.
Edna O’Brien