Tag Archives: quotes

Once In A Lifetime

Readers take note as this is the first and probably last time you will find me quoting Opra, but here goes. . . “I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity”  

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Wisdom

“The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom” H. L. Mencken

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A Comparison

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” G.K. Chesterton

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Onions

“Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time and sometimes you weep” Carl Sandburg

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Faster Than A Speeding Bullet

“What makes superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and maturity to use the power wisely” Christopher Reeve  

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Untitled Post*

“The easiest way to knock the chip off a shoulder is a pat on the back” Zig Ziglar *  I had a difficult time thinking of a name for this post.  Any suggestions?

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On Gratitude

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward Found at one of my daily reads, Swiss Miss

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An Acknowledgement

If he were to be alive, G.K. Chesteron would be 143 years old today. In honor of his birthday and Memorial Day (in the US), I found the following quote: “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is … Continue reading

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No Argument From Me

“Yesterday’s answer usually has nothing to do with today’s problem.” – Bill Gates Ain’t that the truth.

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In The End. . .

. . .  when all is said and done, This  reminds me of a variation of a popular bumper sticker from the 1980’s:  “He who dies with the most toys, . . .  is still dead.”   (We had it … Continue reading

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Thoughts To Ponder On A Saturday Morning

Since we are always thinking, why not think about things that matter? I had amnesia once — or twice.     ***** Protons have mass? I didn’t even know they were Catholic.     ***** I am neither for nor against apathy. … Continue reading

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Bones

“Success requires three bones—wishbone, backbone and funnybone”,   Kobi Yamada             

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Considering Greatness

  “The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender.”   William Booth If you didn’t click on his name, Booth was the founder of The Salvation Army.

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Your Life

“Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery that it is . . . in the last analysis all moments are sacred moments and life itself is grace.”   Frederick Buechner  

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Arise

“I am not concerned that you have fallen; I am concerned that you arise.” Abraham Lincoln.

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