(Closed) (NWR) Favorite Quotes

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Post # 3
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941 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I’m being silly and directly copying and pasting from facebook.  

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart”

“If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.”

“We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box.”

“The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser – in case you thought optimism was dead.”

Also…cheesy as it may be, I really like this page http://www.values.com It’s the website for The Foundation for a Better Life.  It has lots of nice, heart-warming stuff on it.  πŸ™‚

Post # 4
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7587 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”
Marilyn Monroe

Post # 5
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7404 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it”

– Evelyn Beatrice Hall (though often attributed to Voltaire)

Post # 7
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5984 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1999

 

“Think lovingly, speak lovingly, act lovingly and every need will be supplied.” ~ James Allen

“The greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.” ~ Walt Disney

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” ~ Mother Teresa

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” ~ Randy Pausch
Thanks for sharing your quotes girls!  I have many more…but, can’t find my document with them.  Hmmmmm

Post # 9
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6394 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Sir Walter Scott talking about a failed relationship: “We build statues of snow and weep when they melt.”

It’s not uplifting at all, but it is a nice reminder for me to not get too excited about stuff before it happens.

Post # 10
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5096 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

“Heaven for climate. Hell for company.” – Mark Twain

“Though she be but little, she is fierce.” – Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (as someone who’s barely 5’1″, I always appreciated that one. πŸ˜‰

“There are three important things in life. The first is kindness. The second is kindness. The third is kindness.” – attributed to Henry James or William James – I can’t find a definitive citation.

“If the world is night, shine my life like a light.” Indigo Girls

Post # 11
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7695 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

Some of my favorites…

 

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” -Confucius

“Consider others as yourself.” -Buddha

Hate the sin, love the sinner. -Gandhi

Life is both nonsensical and significant. And when we do not laugh about one aspect and speculate about the other, life is exceedingly banal… -Carl Jung

One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “WHich road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” was his response. “I don’t know,” Alice answered. “Then,” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.” -Lewis Carrol

Post # 12
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5984 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1999

@KansasPrincess11:  Such a sweet story and so, so true!  You never know when someone needs a smile!  So, here’s yours today Smile and one for your hubby tooSmile

Post # 13
Member
622 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

“A woman is like a tea bag–you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water” – Eleanor Roosevelt

I’ve always loved this one for some reason.

Post # 15
Member
5984 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1999

@KansasPrincess11: S0 glad I made you smile!  By The Way, I’ve been meaning to tell you that I love your yellow lab!  My favorite type of doggies!  I have an 11 1/2 girl named Hunnie, who has been sick.  Treating her like a princess and praying her meds keep working.  Here’s her pic:

 

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