QUOTES TO PONDER

Welcome to page 6 of my collection of quotes.


Richard Melvin:
"If you worry about tomorrow you lose today."

Richard Melvin:
"You can only be what you make of yourself."

Author Unknown:
"Smile, it makes people wonder what you've been up to."

Author Unknown:
"The one who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused."

Author Unknown:
"Each of us has a fire in our heart for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it lit."

Lyndon B. Johnson:
"Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose."

Ralph Waldo Emerson:
"For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness."

Joseph F. Newton:
"Belief is a truth held in the mind. Faith is a fire in the heart."

Agent Scully on "X-Files":
"A dream is an answer to a question we haven't learned to ask."

Ann Rinaldi:
"Love is like a light and there are two kinds, the bursting fireworks of the moment and the solid, fixed starts that sometimes become obscurred in the heavens, but are always there, year after year, for a lifetime. You must experience the first to appreciate the second. But be careful with the fireworks. They burn out quickly. And if you get too close, they can hurt."

Thomas Jefferson:
"The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do."

Anne Geddes:
"Children are the true believers, and some of us are lucky enough to make the transition to adulthoood without ever losing the ability to see through young eyes."

H. Jackson Brown, Jr:
"Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own."

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.:
"Love is like wildflowers. It's often found in the most unlikely places."

Og Mandino:
"Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished."

Francois Mauriac:
"To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others."

Voltaire:
"Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses."

Jules Renard:
"Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties."

Greek proverb:
"The heart that loves is forever young."

Goethe:
"Love gives us in a moment what we can hardly attain by effort after years of toil."

Benjamin Disraeli:
"The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end."

Jeremy Taylor:
"Love is friendship set on fire."

Old proverb:
"An old man in love is like a flower in winter."

G. K. Chesterton:
"The way to love anything is to realize it might be lost."

Oliver Wendell Holmes:
"The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer."

Theophile Gantier:
"To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind."

Roy Croft:
"I love you, not only for what you are, But for what I am when I am when I am with you."

H. L. Mencken:
"Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence."

Roger de Bussy-Rabutin:
"Absense is to love as wind is to fire; It extinguishes the small and kindles the great."

Eleanor Roosevelt:
"It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."

Eleanor Roosevelt:
"It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself."

Elizabeth Barret Browning:
"Light tomorrow with today."

Sophia Loren:
"Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life."

Jane Welsh Carlyle:
"The only thing that makes one place more attractive to me than another is the quantity of heart I find in it."

Bette Davis:
"Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone--but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding."

Elizabeth Seton:
"When so rich a harvest is before us, why do we not gather it? All is in our hands if we will but use it."

Margaret Thatcher:
"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it."

Margaret Thatcher:
"What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose."

Anne Baxter:
"I wasn't afraid to fail. Something good always comes out of failure."

Mary Pickford:
"If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down."

Harriet Beecher Stowe:
"When you get into a tight place and it seems you can't go on, hold on, for that's just the place and the time that the tide will turn."

John Irving:
"Kids are beautiful, man. And they know much more than grownups think they know. Kids are just perfect people until grownups get their hands on them."

Henry Van Dyke:
"Use what talents you possess. The woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best."

Author Unknown:
"A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices."

Joan Baez:
"You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you're going to live. Now."

Marion Anderson:
"As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might."

John Irving:
"A part of adolescence is feelimg that there's no one else around who's enough like youself to understand you."

Betsy Bertiaux:
"The danger of trying to please everyone else is that you rarely please yourself in the end. and the people you were aiming to please don't even realize you were doing it!!"

Author Unknown:
"Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may never forgive you. But encourage me, and I will never forget you."

William in The Tap Dance Kid:
"...give me the strength to be gentle, the wisdom to be confused, the right to be wrong on occasion, the sense to know when to lose, give me the time to be patient, he courage to be afraid, give me the eyes of a child once again, to see the world, a different world, a world that can still be made..."

Author Unknown:
"There will never be another now--I'll make the most of today. There will never be another me--I'll make the most of myself."

Audrey Beth Stein:
"Everyone needs a little love and encouragement sometimes...Everyone likes to be reminded of how wonderful they are and how much they matter....so speak up. Please, after you read this, go remind at least one person how special she or he is. Do it more than once if you want. Remind lots of people. Compliment a stranger's festive hat or whistle a tune for someone who's feeling down. And if you're feeling down yourself, do it anyway.....sometimes making someone else feel good is the best thing you can do for yourself. Oh, and remind yourself too. That you love yourself, and that you're special. Because it's true, and the more you keep saying it the easier it is to remember. Loving ourselves and loving each other builds the community that makes life all worthwhile."

Author Unknown:
"There are not many things in life so beautiful as true friendship, and not many things more uncommon."

Author Unknown:
"Sometimes you have to grow farther apart to keep growing together."

Robert Louis Stevenson:
"A friend is a gift you give yourself."

Allison Poler:
"Happiness isn't the easiest thing to find, but one place you're guaranteed to find it is in a friend's smile."

Robert Fulghum:
"And it is still true, no matter how old you are--when you go out into the world, it's best to hold hands and stick together."

Charles Caleb Colton:
"True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost."

Albert Einstein:
"There are only two ways to live your life: One is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is."

Jonathan Larson:
"The opposite of war isn't peace....it's creation."

Amy Ray:
"It's important to have voice; it's more important to use it."

Michael Kube-McDowell:
"What will you risk for what you believe?-- and what is your belief worth if you will not risk anything in its defense?"

Walter M. Schirra, Sr.:
"You don't raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes."

Elbert Hubbard:
"The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it."

John F. Kennedy:
"...man is still the most extraordinary computer of all."

A. A. Milne:
"Sometimes, when you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it."

James Magary:
"Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in the world that just don't add up."

Kevin Smith:
"It's not who you love. It's how."

Author Unknown:
"A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are."

Bob Dylan:
"Don't critisize what you can't understand."

Andrea Lipman:
"It sucks when you try your best, and your best sucks."

A.A. Milne:
"And by and by Christopher Robin came to an end of things, and he was silent, and he sat there, looking out over the world, just wishing it wouldn't stop."

Clarence in It's a Wonderful Life:
"Remember no man is a failure who has friends."



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