Quotes March 27, 2017

“Poetry can break open locked chambers of possibility, restore numbed zones to feeling, recharge desire.”
Adrienne Rich



Life is as dear to a mute creature, as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.
Dalai Lama



Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
Marcus Tullius Cicero



“The good life doesn’t knock on the door. Joy is a job.”
Lionel Shriver



“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
Roy T. Bennett




It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Charles Spurgeon



“What I do maintain is that success can only be one ingredient in happiness, and is too dearly purchased if all the other ingredients have been sacrificed to obtain it.”
Bertrand Russell




“For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them.”



“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.”
Rita Mae Brown



“The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.”
Friedrich Nietzsche





Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.
George Carlin




Take time to make your soul happy.