Saturday, November 20, 2010

Sometimes I Just Love Good Quotes

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.
-Paulo Coelhl

The greatest victory has been able to live with myself, to accept my shortcomings...I'm a long way from being the human I'd like to be. But I've decided I'm not so bad after all.
-Audrey Hepburn

Be strong and of a good courage. You are truly royal spirit daughters of Almighty God. You are princesses, destined to become queens. Your own wondrous story has already begun. Your "once upon a time" is now...And the day will come when you turn the final pages of your own glorious story; there you will read and experience the fulfillment of those blessed and wonderful words: "And they lived happily ever after."
-President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
-Leonardo Da Vinci

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.
-Leonardo Da Vinci

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
-Leonardo Da Vinci

We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves. The more restricted work and society become, the more necessary it will be to find some outlet for this craving for freedom. No one can say, "You must not run faster than this, or jump higher than that." The human spirit is indomitable.
-Sir Roger Bannister

Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
-Harvey Fierstein

You were born an original. Don't die a copy.
-John Mason

Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted.
-Paul Pearshall

If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must write it.
-Toni Morrison

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world belongs to the energetic.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every artist was first an amateur.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
-Martha Washington

It's our choices that shows what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
-J. K. Rowling

"I have never had the courage to believe in nothing."
-Dale Wasserman, Man of La Mancha

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