Quotes Archive

“Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we’re here we should dance.” Author Unknown


“I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.” Anna Quindlen


"Life is partly what we make it, and partly what is made by the friends we choose." Tennessee Williams


“Each day offers us the gift of being a special occasion if we can simply learn that as well as giving, it is blessed to receive with grace and a grateful heart.” Sarah Ban Breathnach


“Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.”
Anthony Brandt


"Noone can make you feel inferior without your permission."
Eleanor Roosevelt


"True strength lies in gentleness." Irish Proverb


“A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.” Earl Wilson


“Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.” Oscar Wilde


“I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.” Jackie Mason


“I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.” Harold Kushner


“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.” Winston Churchill


“Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything.”
Floyd Dell


“The most important things in life aren’t things.” Anthony J. D’Angelo


“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” J.R.R. Tolkien


“Life is all about timing...the unreachable becomes reachable, the unavailable become available, the unattainable...attainable. Have the patience, wait it out.” Stacey Charter


“It’s good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it’s good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy.” George Lorimer


“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” Morrie Schwartz


“Always do what you are afraid to do.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.” Dr. Wayne Dyer


“The summer night is like a perfection of thought.” Wallace Stevens


“The cure for anything is salt water — sweat, tears, or the sea.”
Isak Dinesen


“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind.” Ashley Smith


“Let your working ideas go for a picnic — sometimes the fresh air and ant bites are just what they need.” Carrie Latet


“Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.” Storm Jameson


“What you will do matters. All you need is to do it.” Judy Grahn


“Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won’t have time to make them all yourself.” Alfred Sheinwold


“I can live for two months on a good compliment.” Mark Twain


"When all the suns and nebulae have passed away, each one of you will still be alive." C.S. Lewis


“Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


"A diamond is a piece of coal that stuck to the job.” Michael Larsen


“The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.” Chinese Proverb


“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank


“We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.” Bill Watterson


“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
Thomas Edison


"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? George Carlin


“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness” 2 Corinthians 12:9


"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable." Christopher Reeve


“Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.” Elsa Maxwell


“Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.” Robert Frost


“Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror.”
Byrd Baggett


“Don’t agonize. Organize.” Florynce R. Kennedy


"Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone." Jim Fiebig


"One who wins the world does so by not meddling with it. One who meddles with the world loses it." Lao-Tzu


“There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.” Mary Wilson Little


“Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see life with a clearer view again.” Alex Tan


“True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.”
Antoine De Saint-Exupery


“Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime.” Red Skelton

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