Tag: Various repeats

Quotes December 23, 2019

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.
Anatole France,
writer, journalist, Nobel Prize winner

If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.
Herschel Walker,
professional American football player

If you stare at an object, as you do when you paint, there is no point at which you stop learning things from it.
Wayne Thiebaud,

You can have the nine greatest individual ball players in the world, but if they don’t play together the club won’t be worth a dime.
Babe Ruth,
professional baseball player

What made something precious? Losing it and finding it.
Celeste Ng,

If you stare at an object, as you do when you paint, there is no point at which you stop learning things from it.
Wayne Thiebaud,

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
David Brinkley,
journalist, newscaster

What can stop the determined heart and resolved will of man?
Mary Shelley,
from “Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus”

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown
H.P. Lovecraft,

You shouldn’t change what you are in the search for success.
Sissy Spacek,

But out of limitations comes creativity.
Debbie Allen,
actress, dancer, choreographer, director, producer

We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.
H.G. Wells,


Oh, listen a lot and talk less. You can’t learn anything when you’re talking.
Bing Crosby,
singer, actor, comedian

Quotes October 20, 2018

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”
Audrey Hepburn
Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see.
George W. Russell
“Beauty is bought by judgment of the eye.”
William Shakespeare, Love’s Labours Lost, Act 2, Scene 1
“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.”
Kahlil Gibran
“Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.”
Martin Buxbaum
“In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.”
Christopher Morley
“Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.”
Simone Weil
“Beauty and folly are generally companions.”
Baltasar Gracian
“Plainness has its peculiar temptations quite as much as beauty.”
George Eliot
“No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.”
Oscar Wilde
“It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.”
Nicholas Sparks
“You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.’”
Joel Osteen, ‘Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential’
“Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.”
Deborah Reber, ‘Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul’
“Girls you’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page.”
Tori Amos, ‘Tori Amos: From the Choirgirl Hotel’
“It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.”

“Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless. But you’re not worthless. You’re underappreciated.”

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.”

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.”
Steve Maraboli
“If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.”
Shannon L. Alder
“It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else”
Phil McGraw
“We teach people how to treat us.”
Dr. Phil
When I was growing up, my parents told me, ‘Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.’ I tell my daughters, ‘Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job.’
Thomas Friedman
Courtesy of theCHIVE
It’s weird to think that nighttime is the natural state of the universe and daytime is only caused by a nearby, radiating ball of flame.
If you run at 11pm you are a night person. If you run at 5am you are a morning person. If you run at 3am you are a suspicious person.
Knowledge is knowing that you can carry all of the groceries in at once. Wisdom is making multiple trips so that by the time you are done, other family members have put away most of the groceries.
The world would be a much thinner place if food was priced per calorie.
Your dog thinks “fetch” is a game that the two of you made up, and he loves you for that.
It’s a good thing dogs can’t use phones or they’d file missing persons reports all day long.
Dogs who grab the paper in the morning probably think they have a huge responsibility, and watching their owners read it afterwards must make them feel so great.
If you raise your children, you spoil your grandkids. If you spoil your children, you raise your grandkids.
It’s weird that being a good dad and great father are highly praised but little boys who play with baby dolls are made fun of.