Friday, August 09, 2013

Quotes on Life

Posted by Christoph

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.  ~Thomas à Kempis, Imitation of Christ, c.1420

You've got a lot of choices.  If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you're not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice.  ~Steven D. Woodhull (U.S. geologist, 1976-)

What saves a man is to take a step.  Then another step.  It is always the same step, but you have to take it.  ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939

Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.  ~Henry David Thoreau

Remember, if you’re headed in the wrong direction, God allows U-turns!  ~Allison Gappa Bottke

See everything; overlook a great deal; correct a little. ~Pope John XXIII  

Give thanks for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow. ~Fernanda Miramontes-Landeros

Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall.  Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day.  Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down.  And this is all life really means.  ~Robert Louis Stevenson

If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it. ~Toni Morrison 

Tough and funny and a little bit kind:  that is as near to perfection as a human being can be.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.  ~Theodore Roosevelt

Whatever we worship, short of God, is sure to be our undoing.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Don't look where you fall, but where you slipped.  ~African Proverb

If only I may grow:  firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer.  ~Dag Hammarskjold

It's better to fight for something than against something.  ~Author Unknown

Love the weak by fighting the bully. Every man should be fighting some kind of injustice at all times. Find a cause you can get behind. ~ Sammy Adebiyi  

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.  ~Thomas Edison

God is good, but never dance in a small boat.  ~Irish Saying