Quotes December 15, 2019

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
W. Clement Stone,
businessman, philanthropist
 
 
 
 
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
Cynthia Ozick,
writer, essayist
 
 
 
 
Silence is so accurate.

There is more power in telling little than in telling all.
Mark Rothko,
painter
 
 
 
 
What seems today inconceivable will appear one day, from a higher stand point, quite simple and harmonious.
Max Planck,
theoretical physicist, Nobel Prize winner who discovered energy quanta
 
 
 
 
It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee,
track and field athlete, Olympic medal winner
 
 
 
 
Ask yourself: ‘Does this subject move me to feel, think and dream?’
Ansel Adams,
landscape photographer, environmentalist
 
 
 
 
Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.

Madam, you ask me how I compose. I compose sitting down.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky,
composer
 
 
 
 
If a tree dies, plant another in its place.
Carl Linnaeus,
botanist, physician, zoologist, known as the father of modern taxonomy
 
 
 
 
The more I do, the more frightened I get. But that is essential. Otherwise why would I go on doing it?
Dame Judi Dench,
actress
 
 
 
 
One positive thought produces millions of positive vibrations.
John Coltrane,
jazz saxophonist, composer
 
 
 
 
If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.
Anatole France,
writer, journalist, Nobel Prize winner
 
 
 
 
Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.
Doris Day,
singer, actress

 
 
 
 
And are we not all ‘mere guests’ upon this whirling earth?
Lee Smith,
writer