Quotes October 06, 2022

I didn’t sing anything that was wrong. I just told the truth.
Loretta Lynn,
singer, songwriter
1932-2022
 
 
 
 
The best way out is always through.
Robert Frost – 1874-1963 – Poet
 
 
 
 
“You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.”
Timothy Leary
 
 
 
 
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
Robert H. Schuller – 1926-2015 – Televangelist
 
 
 
 
We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
Helen Hayes – 1900-1993 – Actress
 
 
 
 
Enthusiasm moves the world.
Arthur Balfour – 1848-1930 – Former British Prime Minister
 
 
 
 
“You will never be happier than you expect. To change your happiness, change your expectation.”
Bette Davis
 
 
 
 
“Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor.”
Hesiod
 
 
 
 
“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.”
Benjamin Franklin
 
 
 
 
“After you make a fool of yourself a few hundred times, you learn what works.”
Gwen Stefani
 
 
 
 
“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.”
Janis Joplin
 
 
 
 
It is all very well planning what you will do in six months, what you will do in a year, but it’s no good at all if you don’t have a plan for tomorrow.
Hilary Mantel,
writer
1952-2022
 
 
 
 
If you want to concentrate deeply on some problem, and especially some piece of writing or paper-work, you should acquire a cat.
Muriel Spark,
writer, poet
 
 
 
 
Don’t write our stories for us. Let us write our own stories.
I promised myself a long time ago that I would lead an interesting life … and that’s what I’ve done.
Sacheen Littlefeather,
actor, activist
1946-2022
 
 
 
 
The things you think are the disasters in your life are not the disasters really. Almost anything can be turned around: out of every ditch, a path, if you can only see it.
Hilary Mantel
 
 
 
 
We are, each of us, a little universe.
Neil deGrasse Tyson,
astrophysicist, science communicator, writer
 
 
 
 
If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.
Elmore Leonard,
writer
 
 
 
 
“Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.”
Steve Jobs
 
 
 
 
“The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.”
Dante Alighieri