Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Time of Year For Quotations...Just a Few of My Favorites.

"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced."
-- James Baldwin

"Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. "
-- F. Scott Fitzgerald

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
--Albert Einstein

"The life of the individual only has meaning insofar as it aids in making the life of every living thing nobler and more beautiful. Life is sacred, that is to say, it is the supreme value to which all other values are subordinate."
--Albert Einstein

"Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being. "
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be. "
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Success is a journey, not a destination."
-- Ben Sweetland

"Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn."
-- Harriet Beecher Stowe

"None of us has gotten where we are solely by pulling ourselves up from our own bootstraps. We got here because somebody bent down and helped us."
-- Thurgood Marshall

"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up. "
-- Vince Lombardi

"The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse."
--Helen Keller

"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one."
-- Ellen Hubbard

"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
-- Charles Darwin

"Every flower must grow through dirt."
-- Anonymous

"The true measure of your wealth is how much you would be worth if you lost all your money."
-- Anonymous

"We are here to add what we can to life,not to get what we can from it. "
--William Osler

"I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it..."

--Richard Swindoll

"Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry."

--Mark Twain

"I have created a life by stepping out of the box of people's limitations. I call it zigging when others are zagging. It's a hoot. "
-- Oprah Winfrey

"I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable."--
Joseph Addison


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