A Few Good Quotes

I have been reading through my book of quotes lately and felt inspired to share.

Some people settle down, some people settle, and some people refuse to settle for anything less than butterflies.

Carrie Bradshaw- Sex and the City

Some women aren’t meant to be tamed, but to run free, until they find someone just as wild to run with.

Carrie Bradshaw-Sex and the City

Life and death, energy and peace. If I stopped today it was still worth it. Even the terrible mistakes that I have made, and would have unmade if I could. The pains that have burned me and scarred my soul, it was still worth it, for having been allowed to walk where I have walked. Which was to hell on earth, heaven on earth, back again, into, under, far in between, through it, in it, and above.

Gia

Your calling isn’t something that somebody can tell you about. It’s what you feel. It is the thing that gives you juice. The thing that you are supposed to do. And nobody can tell you what that is. You know it inside yourself.

Oprah

I question establishments and dogmas, not God. One must choose their path and faith. Even if they choose to change their mind later. Evolve.

Kody Brown

The very purpose of spirituality is self-discipline. Rather than criticizing others, we should evaluate and criticize ourselves.

Dalai Lama

By the time you swear you’re his,
Shivering and sighing.
And he vows his passion is,
Infinite, undying.
Lady make note of this —
One of you is lying

Dorothy Parker

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A few more quotes…

Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

~Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

 

The most important of life’s battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

~David O. McKay

 

… The hardest thing in this world is to live in it.

~Buffy in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

 

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

~Jane Addams

 

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new bueaty waiting to be born.

~ Dr. Dale Turner

 

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

~unknown

 

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

~Richard Bach

 

We pity in others only those evils which we have ourselves experienced.

~Jean Jacques Rousseau

 

The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who look on and do nothing.

~Albert Einstein

 

An honest answer is the sign of true friendship.

~Proverbs 24:26

 

The future ain’t what it used to be.

~Yogi Berra

A few good quotes

The most beautiful makeup for a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.

~ Yves Saint Laurant

The smallest deed is greater than the greatest intention.

~Pattie Labelle

If you tell the truth, you don’t need a long memory.

~Jesse Ventura

Do your little bit of good where you are, it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.

~ Archbishop Desmond Tutu

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.

~Katherine Hepburn

Just a few to get started…

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”

Robin Williams

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

You cannot ignore history. History has shown that in general it has been the men who have done the rapin’ and the robbin’ and the killin’ and the war mongering for the last 2000 years. It has been the men who have done the pillaging and the beheading and the subjugating of whole races into slavery. It has been the men who have done the law makin and the money makin’ and most of the mischief makin’. So, if the world isn’t quite what you had in mind, you have only yourselves to thank.

Julia ~Designing Women