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Friday, April 29, 2016

Quotes of the day... 4/29/16

“Keep in mind, Eragon, that no one 
thinks himself a villain, and few 
make decisions they think are wrong. 
A person may dislike his choice, 
but he will stand by it because, 
even in the worst circumstances, 
he believes that it was the best option 
available to him at the time.”
     ~ Christopher Paolini

“People have an annoying habit 
of remembering things they shouldn't.”
     ~ Christopher Paolini

“The monsters of the mind are 
far worse than those that actually exist.” 
     ~ Christopher Paolini

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Quotes of the day... 4/28/16

“Adventures are all very well in their place, 
but there's a lot to be said for regular meals 
and freedom from pain.”
     ~ Neil Gaiman

Step back and observe the problem
as it fades and the solution appears.
Just because the contrast is necessary, 
Doesn’t mean we have to react to it.

“Because you don't notice the light 
without a bit of shadow. Everything has 
both dark and light. You have to play with it 
till you get it exactly right.” 
     ~ Libba Bray

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Quotes of the day... 4/26/16

“I have always believed, and I still believe, 
that whatever good or bad fortune 
may come our way we can always give it 
meaning and transform it into something of value.”
     ~ Hermann Hesse

“. . . gentleness is stronger than severity, 
water is stronger than rock, 
love is stronger than force.”
     ~ Hermann Hesse

“When dealing with the insane, 
the best method is to pretend to be sane.”
     ~ Hermann Hesse

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Quotes of the day... 4/26/16

“Ten times a day 
something happens to me like this – 
some strengthening throb of amazement – 
some good, sweet, empathic ping and swell. 
This is the first, the wildest 
and the wisest thing I know: 
that the soul exists and is built 
entirely out of attentiveness.”
     ~ Mary Oliver

I have never not received an answer
I was sure I would receive.

“Instructions for living a life. 
Pay attention. 
Be astonished. 
Tell about it.” 
     ~ Mary Oliver

Monday, April 25, 2016

Quotes of the day... 4/25/16

“It's not the load that breaks you down, 
it's the way you carry it.”
     ~ Lou Holtz

“I follow three rules: 
Do the right thing, do the best you can, 
and always show people you care. 
You’ve got to make a sincere attempt 
to have the right goals to begin with, 
then go after them with appropriate effort, 
and remember that you can’t really achieve 
anything great without the help of others.”
     ~ Lou Holtz

“Happiness is nothing more 
than having a poor memory.”
     ~ Lou Holtz