Sunday, March 27, 2011

Quotes to Remember

Though we travel the world to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we will not find it.- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.- Dame Agatha Christie

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things- Henry Ward Beecher

The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.- Thich Nhat Hanh

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.- Mark Twain

Trusting our intuition often saves us from disaster.- Anne Wilson Shaef

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.- Albert Einstein

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.- C.S. Lewis

You are good. But it is not enough just to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place for your presence. And the good that is in you must be spread to others.- President Gordon B. Hinckley

We love life not because we are used to living, but because we are used to loving.- Freidrich Nietzsche

The world is harsh and cruel. Live as if the world were as it should be, to show it what it could be.- unknown

Our similarities bring us to a common ground. Our differences allow us to be fascinated by each other.- Tom Robbins

The future has several names. For the weak it is the impossible. For the fainthearted, it is the unknown. For the thoughtful and valiant, it is the ideal.- Victor Hugo

Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.- Voltaire

When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.- William Arthur Ward

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.- E.E. Cummings

Not all those who wander are lost.- J.R. Tolkien

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.- Jane Austen

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.- Aristotle

I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.- Galileo Galilei

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.- Aristotle

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.- Mark Twain

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.- Winston Churchill

As we express our gratidude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.- John F. Kennedy

Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.- Winston Churchill

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.- Douglas Adams