My Favorite Quotes

"By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote."--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote."--Edward Young

"I quote others only the better to express myself."--Michel de Montaigne

"Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit."--Christian N. Bovee

"When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple; take it and copy it."--Anatole France


"We were created by love, for love, and so that we should love. . . . None of us is a mere divine afterthought."
-- Desmond Tutu

"That's what's wrong with you...you need to be kissed and kissed often and kissed by someone who knows how."
-- Rhett Butler, Gone with the Wind

"A gun rack? A gun rack. What am I gonna do with a gunrack? I don't even own a gun, let alone many guns that would necessitate an entire rack. What am I gonna do with a gunrack?"
--Wayne, Wayne's World

"I can do all things through Christ Who strengthens me."
--Philippians 4:13

"Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow."
-- Plato

"A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows."
--Saint Francis of Assisi

"If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment."
-- Georgia O'Keefe

"To love another person is to see the face of God"
--Les Mis

"My neurons want to conga to the beat of the flowing brilliance of the universe."
-- Shannon (me) at the sight of DeeDee's webpage addition

"My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and go to bed at night. In between I occupy myself as best I can."
--Cary Grant

"If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies."
--Nadine Stair

"As we empty ourselves of our many worries, we come to know not only with our mind but also with our heart that we never were really alone, that God's Spirit was with us all along."
--Henri Nouwen

"It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is."
--Erasmus

"The best rule of friendship is to keep your heart a little softer than your head."
--Anon.

"Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading."
--Oswald Chambers

"There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship."
--Saint Thomas Aquinas

"A true friend is the best possession."
--Anon.

"If you want an accounting of your worth, count your friends."
--Merry Browne

"To find a friend one must close one eye - to keep him, two."
--Norman Douglas

"The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses."
--David Storey

"You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job."
--Laurence Peter

"It is never to late to be what you might have been."
--George Eliot


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