Previous Quotes

07/01/2011
No losses are ever losses when we love; what we love is always with us, becoming part of who we are.
~Ann Voskamp

05/30/2011
When you’re going through hell, keep going.
~Rick Warren

05/22/2011
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
~Walt Disney

01/01/2011
Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always just beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
~Nathaniel Hawthorne

10/30/10
Life isn’t perfect, it never will be, but there are moments in life that are breathtakingly perfect. You just have to be present to notice them.
~Jammie J.

10/13/10
“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.”
~Andy Tant

06/15/10
“Perspective is what you change when circumstances are unmalleable.”
~Jammie J.

05/21/10
“Sometimes our light goes out but is blown again into flame by an encounter with another human being. Each of us owes the deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this inner light.”
~Albert Schweitzer

02/22/10
“Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.”
~Swedish Proverb

01/22/10
“Some people collect things and toys throughout their lives, I’d much rather collect friends and memories.”
~Jammie J.

12/22/09
“Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.”
~George Washington

11/13/09
“We live by demands when we should live by priorities.”
~J. A. Motyer

10/28/09
“When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in yourself than there was before.”
~Clifton Fadiman

10/16/09
“You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself into one.”
~Henry David Thoreau

10/05/09
“A person is just about as happy as they make up their mind to be.”
~Abraham Lincoln

09/18/09
“I shall pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being, let me do it now… for I shall not pass this way again.”
~Etienne de Grillet

09/01/09
“Put some starch in your britches and don’t fall into depression like so many other people do when they lose their job.”
~Aunt Marjorie

07/19/09
“I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.”
~Churchill

06/27/09
“Great tranquility of heart is his who cares neither for praise nor blame.”
~Thomas a Kempis

06/23/09
“He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.”
~Horace

06/09
“Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the window which hope has opened.”
~Charles Spurgeon

06/13/09
“One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore.”
Andre Gide, 1869-1951

06/09
“A lie goes halfway round the world before the truth can get its pants on.”
~Winston Churchill

05/19/09
“No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.”
~La Rochefoucauld

05/10/09
“Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

05/03/09
“If you have a job without aggravation, you don’t have a job.”
~Malcolm Forbes, 1919-1990

04/18/09
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.”
~Theo. Roosevelt, 1858-1919

04/09
“We are perpetually being told that what is wanted is a strong man who will do things. What is really wanted is a strong man who will undo things; and that will be the real test of strength.”
~G.K. Chesterton, 1874-1936

04/05/09
“The world does not need more Christian writers — it needs more good writers and composers who are Christians.”
~C.S. Lewis

03/31/09
“The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.”
~Abraham Lincoln

03/22/09
“Any woodsman can tell you that in a broken and sundered nest, one can hardly expect to find more than a precious few whole eggs. So it is with the family.”
~Thos. Jefferson

03/01/09
“You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.”
~Zig Ziglar

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