For a complete listing of my compiled “Quotes of the Day”.  These are some of my favorites.  Sometimes thought provoking.  Sometimes just funny.  I may not have used all of these yet ~ I may not ever post some of them.  They are not a complete listing ~ it keeps on growing.  They are in no particular order.
If you have a quote you think I might like ~ please leave it in comments ~ or email it to me at

“Everything seeks its source.”
— a universal principle

Waking him up in the morning, Charlie says,
“I need you to dig in now sir. It is not a nightmare. You really are the president.”
–Charlie Young, aid to Pres. Bartlett
The West Wing

“Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.”
— Estonian proverb

“Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.”
— Author Unknown

“At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.”
— Thich Nhat Hahn

“All this talk and turmoil and noise and movement and desire is outside of the veil; within the veil is silence and calm and rest.”
— Bayazid al-Bistami

We acquire the strength we have overcome.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself… and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.”
— Shirley MacLaine

“Life is too short to be little.”
— Benjamin Disraeli

“Every man dies, but not every man lives….”
— Garth Brooks

“Thou has not half the power to do me harm
As I have to be hurt.”
— Othello, by Shakespeare

“The meaning of life is to give life meaning.”
— Ken Hudgins

“Every lesson is a widening and deepening of consciousness. It is a stretching of the mind beyond its conceptual limits and a stretching of the heart beyond its emotional boundaries. It is a bringing of unconscious material into consciousness, a healing of past wounds, and a discovery of new faith and trust.”
— Paul Ferrini

“As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.”
— Joan Baez

“Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers. ”
— Isaac Asimov

“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.”
— Janis Joplin

“If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear … as it is, infinite.”
— William Blake

“All that we see or seen
Is but a dream within a dream.”
Edgar Allan Poe

“We think, sometimes, there’s not a dragon left. Not one brave knight, not a single princess gliding through secret forests … What a pleasure to be wrong. Princesses, knights, enchantments and dragons, mystery and adventure … not only are they here-and-now, they’re all that ever lived on earth! Masters of reality still meet us in dreams to tell us that we’ve never lost the shield we need against dragons, that blue-fire voltage arcs through us now to change our world as we wish. Intuition whispers true: We’re not dust, we’re magic!”
— Richard Bach

“Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans: it’s lovely to be silly at the right moment.”
— Horace

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
— Lao Tzu

“I am a child of God. I came from the womb of creation.”
— Tao Te Ching

“Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.”
–Germaine Greer 

“The maxim ‘Nothing but perfection’ may be spelled ‘Paralysis.’”
— Winston Churchill

“Nourishing the soul is the process of drinking at the life stream, coming back to one’s true self, embracing the whole of one’s experience – good, bad, or ugly; painful or exalted; dull or boring.”
— Jon Kabat-Zinn

“Good enough never is.”
— Debbi Fields

“It matters not Who you love, Where you love, Why you love, When you love, Or how you love, It matters only that you love.”
— John Lennon

“A good intention clothes itself with power.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You wander from room to room
Hunting for the diamond necklace
That is already around your neck!”
— Jalal-Uddin Rumi

“There is an Indian Belief that everyone is in a house of four rooms: A physical, a mental, an emotional and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time, but unless we go into every room everyday, even if only to keep it aired, we are not complete.”
— Rumer Godden

“Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?”
— Frank Scully

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
— Denis Waitley

“It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.”
— Agnes Repplier

“Be mindful of how you approach time. Watching the clock is not the same as watching the sun rise.”
— Sophia Bedford-Pierce

“Souls don’t have races or sexes or religions. They are beyond artificial divisions.”
— Brian Weiss

Our lives improve only when we take chances … and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
— Walter Anderson

“When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.”
— Lao Tzu

Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient that fuels daring.
— Grace Lichtenstein

“As long as I am this or that, I am not all things.”
— Meister Eckhart

“Beliefs separate. Loving thoughts unite.”
— Paul Ferrini

“Balance is a dynamic process; it changes with the days, the seasons, the years.”
— Sherrill Sellman

“The smallest change in perspective can transform a life. What tiny attitude adjustment might turn your world around?”
— Oprah

“Love is not only something you feel. It is something you do.”
— David Wilkerson

“The voice of our original self is often muffled, overwhelmed, even strangled, by the voices of other people’s expectations.”
— Julie Cameron

“Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
— Lewis Carroll

“I want to know the thoughts of God; the rest are details.”
— Albert Einstein

“If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself. That thought is the problem.”
— Stephen Covey

“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears.”
— Glenn Clark

“Any situation that you find yourself in, is an outward reflection of your inner state of beingness.”
— El Morya

“The wise weigh their words on a scale with gold.” — Bible

“Knowing others is wisdom; knowing the self is enlightenment.”
— Tao Te Ching

“You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserve your love and affection.”
— Buddha

“If you had a friend who talked to you like you sometimes talk to yourself,
 would you continue to hang around with that person?”
— Rob Bremer

“Beliefs separate. Loving thoughts unite.”
— Paul Ferrini

“I lived in solitude in the country and noticed how the monotony of quiet
 life stimulates the creative mind.”
— Albert Einstein

If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin’.
— Old Farmer’s Advice

Always drink upstream from the herd.
— Old Farmer’s Advice

“Our prayers are answered not when we are given what we ask,
but when we are challenged to be what we can be.”
— Morris Adler

“A conclusion is simply the place where you get tired of thinking.”
— Unknown to me.

“Each today, well-lived, makes yesterday a dream of happiness and each
 tomorrow a vision of hope. Look, therefore, to this one day, for it and it alone
 is life.”
— Sanskrit poem

“According to the NOAA, the storm is a non-reaccuring phenomenon, which is science’s term for, we don’t know what in the world is going on, but we are stocking up on canned goods.”
— Jeb Bartlett ~ The West Wing, Season 2, Two Cathedrals.

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your
eternity in each moment.”
— Henry David Thoreau

“The well of Providence is deep. It’s the buckets we bring to it that are small.”
— Mary Webb

“We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each
moment of life is a miracle and mystery.”
— H. G. Wells

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”
— Alvin Toffler

“Remain open. There is something bigger than you know going on here.”
— Iyanla VanZant

“As long as I am this or that, I am not all things.”
— Meister Eckhart

“When I let go of what I am,
  I become what I might be.”
— Lao Tzu

“Perspective” ~ the ability to stand between Yesterday and Tomorrow ~ understanding where and how Today fits in.
~~ unknown to me.

“To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart.”
— Pearl S. Buck

“I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.”
— Daniel Boone

Eight words the Wiccan Rede fulfill:
An ye harm none, do what ye will.”

“The soul goes round
upon a wheel of stars
and all things return.”
by G.K. Chesterton

“Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.”
— Paul Boese

“God has a big eraser.”
— Billy Zeoli

“I am cranky… and my wife is in Argentina. Let’s get this over.”
President Bartlett, The West Wing

“I swear to you that no matter where
you may be, no matter how long it will
take, by all that is sacred, I will
find you.”
by: Laura Gilmour Bennett

Help me to be careful of the toes I step on today
as they may be connected to the ass
that I may have to kiss tommorrow.

 “Where is your mother?”
“Never had none!” said the child, with another grin.
“Never had a mother? What do you mean?
  Were you not born?”
by: Harriet Beecher Stowe 

“Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open.”
— Lord Thomas Dewar

“Can it then be that what we call the ‘self’ is fluid and elastic? It evolves, strikes a different balance with every new breath.”
~ Wayne Muller

I am the daughter of Earth and Water,
and the nursling of the Sky;
I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores;
I change, but cannot die;
by: Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Oh my son’s my son till he gets him a wife,
But my daughter’s my daughter all her life.”
by: Dinah Mulock Craik

Standing, with reluctant feet,
Where the brook and river meet,
Womanhood and childhood fleet!
by: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is not Classical music if the guy
just finished writing it this afternoon.
Jeb Bartlett – The West Wing.

“If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer
 is to become different yourself.”
~ Norman Vincent Peale

“I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations
 with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that
 is because escape is easier than change.”
by: Jim Rohn

“When we stop opposing reality, action
becomes simple, fluid, kind, and fearless.”
— Byron Katie

“If you live to be one hundred, I want to live to be one hundred
minus one day so I don’t have to live a day without you.”
 -Winnie the Pooh

“You want to study history study the Crusades…
Modern history is another name for television.”
Jeb Bartlett ~ The West Wing.

“I need some pie”.
“Go get some.”
“Come with me.”
“Don’t ask me about the speech.”
“Wouldn’t dream of it.”
Toby and Josh ~ The West Wing

“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane
 by those who could not hear the music.”
— Angela Monet

“Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.”
–Germaine Greer

“When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past?”
— Robert Half

“Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things.”
— Albert Einstein

Who you really are is enough.”
— Oriah Mountain Dreamer

“The world we are experiencing today is the result of our collective consciousness, and if we want a new world, each of us must start taking responsibility for helping create it.”
— Rosemary Fillmore Rhea

“Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.”
— Oscar Wilde

“The mind WILL be free, or it will be dead.”
— Grace Llewellyn

“What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
— Sigmund Freud

“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.”
— Jean-Paul Sartre

“One cannot make a slave of a free person, for a free person is free even in a prison.”
— Plato

“Follow your bliss.”
— Joseph Campbell

“If moment by moment you can keep your mind clear then nothing will confuse you.”
— Sheng Yen

“Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.”
— Albert Einstein

“Since you are like no other being ever created since the beginning of time, you are incomparable.”
— Brenda Ueland

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
— Gandhi

“I think we would be able to live in this world more peaceably if our spirituality were to come from looking not just into infinity but very closely at the world around us — and appreciating its depth and divinity.”
— Thomas Moore

“I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.”
— Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Ask the experienced rather than the learned.”
— Arabic proverb

“Reality is merely an illusion,
albeit a very persistent one.”
— Albert Einstein

“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality”.
— Albert Einstein

One Response to “Quotes of the day.”

  1. Juliet Wublin Says:

    Bravo à vous! C’est vraiment un bon blog ici et j’adore votre style d’écriture. Comment avez-vous si bon à bloguer?

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