Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Quote Archive 2010

I've always loved quotes, and have quite a collection of them. I love to share one per month on my blog. 
"I have gathered a posie of other men's flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own" John Bartlett
Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.  Peg Bracken

The truest measure of our thanksgiving is how we use the blessings for which we give thanks. Anon.

Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. Martin Luther King

I love honest open smiles; Kisses from a child; Tomatoes on the vine, and onions; I love winners when they cry; Losers when they try; Music when it's good, and life...Tom T. Hall (I Love)

If you read history, you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world, were those who thought most of the world to come. Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth, and you will get neither. C.S. Lewis

Whenever it is in any way possible, every boy and girl should choose as his life work some occupation which he should like to do anyhow, even if he did not need the money. William Lyon Phelps

The strongest man in the world is the man who stands alone. Thomas H. Huxley

Always be available to your kids. Because if you say, "Give me five minutes, give me ten minutes", it'll be 15, it'll be 20. And then when you get there, the shine will have worn off whatever it is they wanted to share with you. I've never gotten up to see something one of my kids wanted to show me and not been rewarded. Michael J. Fox

Nothing but Christ Himself, your Lord and friend and brother, not all the doctrine about Him, even if every one of them were true, can save you. George MacDonald

It would be quite wrong to think that the way to become loving is to sit trying to manufacture affectionate feelings...The rule for us is all perfectly simple. Do not waste time bothering whether you "love" your neighbour, act as if you did. As soon as we do this, we learn one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love them.
C.S. Lewis

If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things you already know. Johann Caspar Lavater

Like it or not, we all dance to the tunes we know. Suzanne Gaither Jennings, read entire poem here

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