Quotes Quips & Jokes

Nov. 1, 2020

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

Sep. 1, 2020

Even as I hold you, I am letting you go ~ Alice Walker

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. - Carol Burnett

If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. - David Viscott

The reward of our work is not what we get, but what we become. - Paulo Coelho

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. - Seneca

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. – Buddha

If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write. - Martin Luther

You have within you more love than you could ever understand. There is a place within your heart which is brimming over with love. Sow the seed of love and you will be rewarded With the most incredible feeling of love dancing in your heart. - Rumi

Practice the pause Pause before judging Pause before assuming Pause before accusing Pause whenever you’re about to react harshly And you’ll avoid doing and saying things you’ll later regret. - Lori Deschene

They're not protesting. They're not making a statement. They are stealing and when they burn down a building, they are committing arson... a handful of criminals and thugs tore up the place! - President Barack Obama on April 28, 2015

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

Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside. - Ramana Maharshi

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

The heart has its own language. The heart knows a hundred thousand ways to speak. Rumi

Age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying you. - Mary Baker

You only have what you give. It’s by spending yourself that you become rich. - Isabel Allende

Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts. – Buddha

The key to dealing with negative thinking is to realize you control whether you listen or agree with any thought. - Bruce Van Horn

The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness, not to stop your progress. - Steve Maraboli

The ultimate truth is wordless. The silence within the silence. - Pirke Avot

Being fearless precisely when you are most scared is the best hack. - James Altucher

The author must keep his mouth shut when his work starts to speak ~ Nietzsche

You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from. - Cormac McCarthy

Faith can move mountains - Matthew 17:20

Aug. 1, 2020

When you talk, you repeat what you already know; when you listen, you often learn something. - Jared Sparks

Beauty starts in your head, not in your mirror. - Joubert Botha

Greet the world with love in your heart, and the world will welcome you with open arms. - Ranal Currie

In the midst of change we often discover wings we never knew we had. -Ekaterina Walter

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

Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits - Charles j. Givens

“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.” -Ray Bradbury 

People say nothing is impossible but I do nothing all day. - A.A. Milne

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

Mayyour faith be unshakeable and your will, unbreakable. - Tristan Bishop

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. - Dr. Seuss

With every rising of the sun, think of your life as if it just begun. -Unknown

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking ~ H Jackson Brown, Jr

To become successful is to recognize every tiny step towards success & then take more of them ~ Larina Kase

What is the meaning of life? The great revelation . . . never did come. Instead there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark. - Virginia Wolf

Faith is taking the first step Even when you can’t see the whole staircase. - Martin Luther King Jr.

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you filter it with positive thoughts, Your life will start to change. - The Buddha

To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions ~ Benjamin Franklin

Look up to the sky You'll never find rainbows If you're looking down. - Charlie Chaplin

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. - 2 Corinthians 5:17 

Jul. 1, 2020

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

All of life is a constant education. - Eleanor Roosevelt

Your value doesn't decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth. - Ted Rubin

A rose can never be a sunflower And a sunflower can never be a rose. All flowers are beautiful in their own way And that’s like people too. - Miranda Kerr

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. - Rumi

It’s not the falling down that counts. It’s the getting up. - Mary Pickford

Spirit is an invisible force made visible in all life. - Maya Angelou

In books I have traveled, not only to other worlds, but into my own. - Anna Quindlen

If you're depending on luck to change your future, don't be surprised when not much changes! - Bruce Van Horn

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. - Henry Ford

Just because everyday doesn't go according to plan doesn't mean you shouldn't still have a plan. - Steve Keating 

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

A couple had been married for 45 years and had raised a brood of 11 children and were blessed with 22 grandchildren.
When asked the secret for staying together all that time, the wife replies, "Many years ago we made a promise to each other: the first one to pack up and leave has to take all the kids...." - Marriage Promise

If you don't start somewhere, you're gonna go nowhere. - Bob Marley

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. - Buddha

What try to achieve is a voice sitting by a fireplace telling u a #story on a winter’s evening. - CAPOTE

Nodding the head does not row the boat. - Irish Proverb

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

You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from. - Cormac McCarthy

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

Imagination is more important than knowledge. - Albert Einstein

Happy Independence Day 2020! 

You never fail until you stop trying. - Albert Einstein

Animals teach us many things. Roosters taught me that I'm not as tough and fearless as I thought. - Brian Rathbone (Fantasy Author)

Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? - Psalms 118: 5-6