Quotes Quips & Jokes

Feb. 1, 2021

Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny ~ Harry S. Truman

Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart. - Rumi

My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far I've finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already. - Dave Barry

Embrace the glorious mess that you are. – Elizabeth Gilbert

Love is like the wind You can’t see it But you can feel it. Nicholas Sparks

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.- Aristotle

A good laugh is sunshine in the house. - William Makepeace Thackeray

If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere. - Groucho Marx

Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary. - Oscar Wilde

You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims. - Harriet Woods

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't. - Pete Seeger

Everything changes when you change. Jim Rohn

You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut. - Dr. Seuss

It's always more important to be kind than to be right. - Rich Simmonds

Embarrassment lasts a moment, regrets last a lifetime. - Petteri Tarkkonen

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. - Confucius

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. -Mark Twain

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it. - Jonathan Winters

Trying times are not the times to stop trying. - Ray Owen

When the well is dry, we know the worth of water ~ Benjamin Franklin

The bad news: nothing is permanent. The good news: nothing is permanent. - Lolly Daskal

You don’t need anyone’s approval: Live your life and do what makes you happy. - Paulo Coelho

Whatever you have to say, leave the roots on, let them dangle in the dirt, just to make clear where they come from. - Charles Olson

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together - Vincent Van Gogh

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person. - Colossians 4:6

Jan. 1, 2021

Dragons and legends...It would have been difficult for any man not to want to fight beside a dragon. ― Patricia Briggs

The greatest single cause of a poor self-image is the absence of unconditional love ~ Zig Ziglar

Don't count the day; make the day count. - Muhammad Ali

Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart. - Alan Alda

One of the few things in life that cannot possibly do harm in the end is the honest pursuit of the truth. - Peter Kreeft

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it. - Chinese Proverb

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. - Ralph Marston

Six year olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15-100 times a day. Be six again. - Unknown

When day comes, we step out of the shade aflame and unafraid. The new dawn blooms as we free it. For there is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it. - Amanda Gorman

Happiness is directly linked to Thankfulness. Start the day off with gratitude and happiness is sure to follow! - Bruce Van Horn

We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already. - J. K. Rowling

Be so invested in your craft that you don't have time to listen to the naysayers. No time for negativity. You're too busy creating your future. - Roy Bennett

If you obey all the rules, you'll miss all the fun. - Katherine Hepburn

Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. - Victor Hugo

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness. - Maria Mitchell

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. - William James

Kindness is like snow it beautifies everything it covers - Kahlil Gibran

Adolescence is the age at which children stop asking questions because they know all the answers. - unknown

Leap and the net will appear. - Julia Cameron

Have a heart that never hardens A temper that never tires And a touch that never hurts. - Charles Dickens

When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal I see a living being I see a friend I feel a soul. - Anthony Douglas Williams

The year 2020 has been the longest episode of The Twilight Zone in television history. - Unknown

Those who do not read have no advantage over those who cannot read. - Mark Twain

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. - Vernon Law

Be patient where you sit in the dark. The dawn is coming. - Rumi

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. - G.B. Shaw

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” - II Corinthians 5:17 

Dec. 2, 2020

The only disability in life is a bad attitude. -Scott Hamilton

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of another - Charles Dickens

There are times when we stop We sit still We listen And breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper. - James Carroll

Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone ~ Thomas Carlyle

Delete the negative; accentuate the positive! - Donna Karan

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. - Pablo Picasso

“Saying, Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” Matthew 2:2

Tears are words the heart can't express. - Unknown

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. - Confucius

Fear kills more dreams than failure ever will. - Unknown

You wanna fly You got to give up the shit that weighs you down. - Toni Morrison

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see. ~Henry David Thoreau

Attorney: What is your date of birth?
Witness: July 18th.
Attorney: What year?
Witness: Every year.

When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults. - Hermann Hesse

When you begin a journey of revenge, start by digging two graves: one for your enemy, and one for yourself. - Jodi Picot

Books are a uniquely portable magic. - Stephen King

Amal and Juan are twins. Their mom only carries Juan's photo cuz if you've seen Juan you've seen Amal. - Unknown

I may not be able to solve all of my life's problems but, by God's grace, I can outlast most of them. - Bruce Van Horn

Be yourself. Because an original is always worth more than a copy. - Unknown

A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal. - Steve Maraboli

Don't chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing, and work hard. The right people, the ones who really belong in your life, will come to you. And stay. ~ Will Smith

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. - Walt Whitman

Let your heart be your compass Your mind your map Your soul your guide And you will never get lost. - Pic Nikos Bantouvakis

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. - Hamilton Wright Mabie

For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son that whoever shall believe in hiim shall have eternal life. - John 3:16

Nov. 1, 2020

You may not control all the events that happen to you But you can decide not to be reduced by them. - Maya Angelou

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open. - Frank Zappa

Love people for who they are instead of judging them for who they are not. - Unknown

I'm thanking my body for carrying me around another day. - Just For Today Quote

It is under the greatest adversity That there exists the greatest potential for doing good Both for oneself and others. - Dalai Lama

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tsu

Flattery is something nice someone tells you about yourself that you wish were true. - Unknown

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. - Leonardo da Vinci

There are no accidents... There is only some purpose that we haven’t yet understood. - Deepak Chopra

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you Because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. - Roald Dahl

Our most significant opportunities will be found in times of greatest difficulty. - Thomas S. Monson

Creativity can solve almost any problem. - George Lois

In the end it is not the years in your life that count. It is the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln

Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. - Mahatma Gandhi

There is no exercise better for the heart Than reaching down and lifting people up. - John Holmes

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. - Mahatma Gandhi

Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace. - Dalai Lama

He who gives should never remember; he who receives should never forget ~ Talmud

One moment can change a day One day can change a life and One life can change the world. - The Buddha

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. - David Brinkle

Ah, kindness. What a simple way to tell another struggling soul That there is love to be found in the world. - Alison Malee

For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse. - Romans 1:20

Oct. 1, 2020

I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. - Augusten Burroughs

Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. - John F. Kennedy

Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Choose wisely - Vala Afshar

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. -Anthony J. D'Angelo

Love doesn't make the world go round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If someone succeeds in provoking you, realize that your mind is complicit in the provocation. -Epictetus

Be Patient & Persist. When U get 2 the end of your rope, tie a knot & hang on. - F D Roosevelt

Live more, complain less. More smiles, less stress. Less hate, more blessed. - David Roads

If you're going to get anywhere in life, you have to read a lot of books. - Roald Dahl 

If we talked to our friends the way we talk to our bodies, we'd have no friends left. - Marcia Hutchinson

A kiss can change the world. - Amy Romine

You have no idea how many people there are in the world Whose day could be made And their life changed for the better If someone would just look them in the eye, smile, and say, "Hello." - Unknown

It is not what a man does that determines whether his work is sacred or secular, it is why he does it. - A.W. Tozer

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. - Dr. Wayne Dyer

Success is normally found in a pile of mistakes. - Tim Fargo

Is there any one so wise as to learn by the experience of others? - Voltaire

Always remember to fall asleep with a dream, and wake up with a purpose. - Allison Clarke

Love is the language All animals understand. - A D Williams

The reward for conformity is everyone likes you but yourself. ~ Rita Mae Brown

Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness But a sign of strength. - Dalai Lama

Never dull your shine for somebody else. - Tyra Banks

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. -John Wooden

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

Good decisions come from experience. Experience comes from making bad decisions. - Mark Twain

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain

The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention. - Richard Moss

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. - Colosaians 3:15