Friday, April 08, 2005

Quotes worth keeping

"Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble."

- Frank Tyger

"She will fill our lives with sunshine.... And our hearts with love. "
- Unknown

"The purpose of life is a life of purpose. "
- Rober Byrne

"The roads we take are more important than the goals we announce. Decisions determine destiny."
- Frederick Speakman

"One rose says more than the dozen."
- Wendy Craig

When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.
Thomas Szasz,

"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
- Mark Twain

Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.
Daphne du Maurier (1907 - 1989)

"Good friends are good for your health." --Irwin Sarason, PhD

"Everybody needs memories."

- Saul Bellow

"Hear the meaning within the word."
- William Shakespeare

"Kind words don't cost much, yet they accomplish much."
- Blaise Pascal

If you don't run your own life, somebody else will.
John Atkinson

"Words are loaded pistols"
--Jean-Paul Sartre

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean
are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Mohandas Gandhi

Do what you can where you are with what you’ve got.
-Theodore Roosevelt

''St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time--a day to begin
transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.''
--Adrienne Cook

“An author departs; he does not die.”
--Dinah Maria Mulock

"A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the
delivery room of the birth of ideas—a place where history comes to life."
--Norman Cousins

“In books, it is the chief of all perfections to be plain and brief.”
--Samuel Butler
"Happiness is the whole aim and end of human existence."

"Forgiveness is the fragrance a violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it".
~Mark Twain
"A new baby is like the beginning of all things ~ wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities." ~ Eda LeShan

"Life doesn't come with an instruction book. That's why we have fathers."
~ H. Jackson Browne, Jr.

"Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials, or none at all." ~ Gerald Johnson

"If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live." ~ Lin Yutang

"What is money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between he does what he wants to." ~ Bob Dylan

"Every strike brings me closer to the next home run." ~ Babe Ruth

) "Destiny is not in the stars but in ourselves."
-William Shakespeare

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.
--Gilbert Keith Chesterton

I have wandered all my life, and I have traveled; the difference between the two is this: we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

I travelled among unknown men, In lands beyond the sea: Nor, England! did I know till then What love I bore for thee.
-William Wordsworth

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
-Mark Twain.

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.
-Izaak Walton

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.
-Susan Heller

The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
--Henry David Thoreau

The rewards of the journey far outweigh the risk of leaving the harbor.

I love to travel, But hate to arrive
--Albert Einstein

He travels fastest who travels alone.


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