Quotes

These are some of my favorite quotes, some made up by me, others heard through the years

    “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard, Danish Philosopher, 1813-1855

    “A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.” – Charles H. Spurgeon, 1834-1892, Preacher

    Being miserable is a habit. Being happy is a habit. The choice is yours. – Tom Hopkins, Sales Trainer

    “Don’t wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.” – Eckhart Tolle. In 2008, a New York Times writer called Tolle “the most popular spiritual author in the United States”

    “If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.” – Maya Angelou

    “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll, Insight for Living Ministries

    “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar

    “Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” – Salvador Dali

    “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    “When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.” – Tecumseh, 1768-1813, Native American Shawnee warrior and chief

    “If hindsight is 20/20, why don’t more people use their rear-view mirror?” – Jamie Dennis, first used approximately 1990

    Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. – Democritus, Greek Philosopher, 460 BC – 370 BC

    “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” – Albert Einstein

    “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’” – Audrey Hepburn – 1929-1993, Actress and Humanitarian

    “He who hesitates, waits for me.” – Jamie Dennis, first used approximately 1980

    “The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has even been. ” Albert Einstein – 1879-1955, Theoretical Physicist

    “If you always do what you’ve always done, then you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” – Unknown – possibly Anthony Robbins, possibly Henry Ford

    “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.” – Zig Ziglar

    “Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.” – Bob Feller, nicknamed “The Heater from Van Meter”, “Bullet Bob”, and “Rapid Robert”, was an American baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians, and a National Baseball Hall of Famer. (Wikipedia)

    “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs

    “When life gives you lemons, don’t just take the easy way out and make Lemonade – make a Lemon Meringue pie instead to show that you you’re up to any challenge.” – Jamie Dennis, 2017

    “Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.” – Allen Klein, American Author

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