Quotes Quips & Jokes

Oct. 1, 2019


If you wish to be a writer; write!


 Irish Proverb

Nodding the head does not row the boat.


Paulo Coelho 

Feelings should always be allowed to be free. You should not judge a future love by past suffering. 


Danielle Steel

If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future. 


Mark Twain

Kindness is the language Which the deaf can hear And the blind can see. 


Author Ken Stark

It's okay to be afraid of the dark. After all, that's where the monsters are


 Helen Keller

 The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.


Jim Rohn

You have to risk going too far to discover just how far you can really go. 


Julia Cameron

Just as a good rain clears the air, a good #writing day clears the psyche. 


Bill Gates

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. 


Dalai Lama

The planet does not need more ‘successful people’. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds. 


Dale Carnegie

Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today But the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime. 



We judge others by their actions; ourselves by our intentions


Norman Cousins

The tragedy of life is not death, but what we let die inside of us while we live. 


1 John 3:1 

Conaider the kind of extravagant love the Father has lavished on us - He calls us children of God. 

Sep. 1, 2019

Stephen King

Sometimes when the right book falls into the right pair of hands, It lights a fire that leads to others. 


Nathaniel Hawthorne 

Easy reading is damn hard writing.


Fantasy Author

Sometimes you just have to ask yourself, What would a tree do?


Tim Fargo

You don't have to learn from experience; if you don't mind repeating the course. 


Mike Ditka

Success isn't permanent, and failure isn't fatal. 


David Viscott

 If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.


Steve Keating

Lots of people say what they'll do, successful people do what they say. 



Mistakes are always forgivable, If one has the courage to admit them.


David Viscott

If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.


Tim Fargo

Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.



We swore we'd never forget, but electing Mulims into our Congress is proof that we did.


Melissa Stewart

Did you make someone smile today? You've still got time.


Douglas Adams

“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” 


Steve Maraboli

Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. 


Reid Hoffman

Society flourishes when people think entrepreneurally.


VInce Lombardi

The man at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.


Steve Marabol

Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature. 


Walt Disney

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.


Romans 10:9 

If you declare with your mouth, "Jesuss is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 

Aug. 1, 2019


Love is like a butterfly... it goes where it pleases and it pleases wherever it goes.


Lolly Daskal

The bad news: nothing is permanent. The good news: nothing is permanent. 


Pat Flynn 

Don't let today's opportunities become tomorrow's what ifs.


Albert Einstein

Learn from yesterday Live for today And hope for tomorrow. 


Martin Luther King Jr. 

In the end, we will not remember the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.


Joe Bunting 

Good characters are why people read, I think.


Ralph Waldo Emerson

Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.


Jay Baer

Inspiration doesn't respond to meeting requests. You can’t schedule greatness 


Paulo Coelho

The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times. 


Mark Strand

“Each moment is a place you've never been.” 


Bruce Van Horn

Just because the clouds are blocking your sight, doesn’t mean the sun is not still up there. Use your vision to see.


Martin L King Jr.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. 


Lao Tsu

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days. 


Maya Angelou

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. 


Edgar Allan Poe

There is no beauty without some strangeness 


Albert Einstein

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. 


1 King 8:57

May the Lord our God be with us as he was with our ancestors; may he never leave us nor forsake us.

Jul. 1, 2019

Bruce Van Horn

Three things which cannot be recovered in your life

1) A Word after it's said 

2) A moment after it's missed 

3) And time after it's gone


J.K. Rowling

If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. 


Fran Lebowitz

I write so slowly that I could write in my own blood without hurting myself.


Rosemarie Urquico

Date a girl who reads Or better yet, date a girl who writes.


John Irving

Before you can write anything, you have to notice something. 


Les Brown

You don't have to be great to get started, but you have to start to be great. 



I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.


Steve Jobs 

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. 


George Eliot

Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world. 


Chris Voss

When you blame others you give up your power to change. Take responsibility for your future! 


Unknown Author

Most of our problems in life are because of two reasons; We act without thinking or we think without acting. 


 Will Rogers

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.


Aryeh Frimer

I'd rather live with a good question than a bad answer.


Will Smith 

Money and success doesn't change people; they merely amplify what is already there. 


Words to Live By 

We judge others by their actions and ourselves by our intentions.


Cathy Guisewite

When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.


Ellen Meloy

A map, it is said, organizes wonder.


Vincent Van Gogh

Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all 


Ernest Hemingway

"There is no friend as loyal as a book." 


J. K. Rowling

Life is too short. I only want to do things that I enjoy, or that I think are good or worth doing. 


Patrick Whitesell

You can have all the right stradegy in the world; if you don't have the right culture, your dead. 


July 4th

Hello Blog. I lost you for a couple of days, but I'm back now. Happy Independence Day -- Let Freedom Ring! 


Exodus 14:14 

God will fight the battle for you

Jun. 1, 2019

 Maria Robinson

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.


John Steinbeck

Poetry is the mathematics of writing and closely kin to music. 


Vincent van Gogh

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?


Paula Andress

Great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. Learn them and use them in your own quest for greatness.


Sharon Insul

Defeat isn't bitter if you don't swallow it! 


Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every artist was first an amateur 


Frank Sonnenberg

Practice doesn't make perfect if you're doing it wrong. 


Zig Ziglar

Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success that some people get is to take a bite out of you.


Stephen King

If you write, someone will try to make you feel lousy about it, that's all. 


Lemony Snicket

All the secrets of the world are contained in books. Read at your own risk.


Father's Day

Wishing my husband and all the good daddies a wonderful day.


Thomas Edison

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. 


35th Anniversary

Happy Anniversary to my husband


Unknown Author

Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.


Eleanor Roosevelt

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. 



You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.



Don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. 



One kind word can change a person's entire day.


Bert Waugh Jr.

We all make mistakes. We have to simply remember to forgive ourselves and keep moving forward in order to progress. 



Courage does not always roar. Sometimes it's the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow." 


Old Advice 

The only source knowledge is experience 


June 3rd

Today was the day that Billy Joe McCallister jumped off the Tallahassee Bridge. 



Happy 64th to my husband


John 14:4 

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me