Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

QOTD December 5 2017

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Confucius: “When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.”

 

QOTD December 4 2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Lynn Johnston: “We are all born with wonderful gifts. We use these gifts to express ourselves, to amuse, to strengthen, and to communicate. We begin as children to explore and develop our talents, often unaware that we are unique, that not everyone can do what we’re doing!”

 

QOTD December 3 2017

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

George Sand: “It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.”

 

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QOTD December 2 2017

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Natalie Goldberg: “Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.”

 

QOTD December 1 2017

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Mother Teresa: “If you find serenity and happiness, some people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.”

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QOTD November 30 2017

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Charles de Gaulle: “We may go to the moon, but that’s not very far. The greatest distance we have to cover still lies within us.”

 

QOTD November 29 2017

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

James Carroll: “We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of things [but] there are times when we stop. We sit still. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.”

 

QOTD November 28 2017

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr.: “Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars… Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

 

QOTD November 27 2017

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Trey Parker and Matt Stone: “I’ve learned that all a person has in life is family and friends. If you lose those, you have nothing, so friends are to be treasured more than anything else in the world.”

 

QOTD November 25 2017

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Catherine de Hueck Doherty: “Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you.”

 

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QOTD November 25 2017

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Voltaire: “Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.”

 

QOTD November 24 2017

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Lord Chesterfield: “Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.”

 

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QOTD November 23 2017

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Oscar Wilde: “I can resist anything but temptation.”

 

QOTD November 22 2017

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Oprah Winfrey: “Use what you have to run toward your best – that’s how I now live my life.”

QOTD November 21 2017

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Michael Hainey: “I learned early that sometimes you have to dig through garbage to get anywhere.”

 

QOTD November 20 2017

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Peter McWilliams: “The simple solution for disappointment depression: Get up and get moving. Physically move. Do. Act. Get going.”

 

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QOTD November 19 2017

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Tennessee Williams: “Make voyages! – Attempt them! – there’s nothing else…”

 

QOTD November 18 2017

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Meryl Streep: “This is your time and it feels normal to you, but really, there is no normal. There’s only change and resistance to it and then more change.”

 

QOTD November 17 2017

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Maria Edgeworth: “If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.”

 

QOTD November 16 2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Robert J. Sawyer: “General principles should not be based on exceptional cases.”