I love quotes. I like to put them on my ATCs. My stufio has, over the years been lined with them. As a little Gregorian New Year present I am going to share a recent collection of them with you. May you have a deep and glorious 2009. Blessed Be.
(Oh. And sorry if I have quoted and not given credit: most of these came to me without an author.)
Be kinder than necessary as everyone is fighting some sort of battle of their own.
Compassion is the highest form of intelligence and the truest sign of genius.
Say what you want & be who you are. Because those who mind don't matter & those who matter don't mind.
Don't worry what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and DO THAT.
Because the world needs people who have come alive. Howard Thurman
Take into account that great love and great achievement involve great risk.
When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
3. Follow the three R’s
Respect for self.
Respect for others.
Responsibility for all your actions.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
Don’t let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
When you realize that you have made a mistake take immediate steps to correct it.
Spend some time alone everyday.
Open your arms to change but don’t let go of your values.
Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
Live a good honorable life and then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.
A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Be gentle with the Earth.
Once a year go somewhere you have never been before.
Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.
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