Quotes Quips & Jokes

Sep. 1, 2022

Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness To pull another hand into the light. Norm Rice

The miracle is this, the more we share, the more we have. - Leonard Nimoy

Everyone makes mistakes in life, but it doesn't mean they should have to pay for them for the rest of their lives. Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn't mean they're bad; it just means that they're human. - Unknown

Successful people make the most of the best and the best of the worst. - Steve Keating

You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank Page. ~Picoult

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

Fun fact: Sperm whales are the world’s largest predator. They hunt giant squid.

The mere passage of time makes us all exiles. —Joyce Carol Oates

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have. - Thomas Edison

“The most interesting things happen to you when you are alone.” —Martin Amis

Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win. - Unknown

Fun fact: "Twelve plus one" is an anagram of "eleven plus two."

You are safe inside your mind. No one can reach you there. - Stephenie Meyer

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. - Beverly Sills

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust

Fill your heart with love Fill your mind with kindness Fill your soul with peace. - A Douglas Williams

Judge me when you're perfect. Until then, keep your mouth shut. - Unknown

I tried to follow the science, but it simply was not there. Instead, I followed the money, and that's where I found the science. - Unknown

Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. - Camille Pissarro

Education is a very powerful weapon - Unknown

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

Do what you fear and fear disappears. ~David Schwartz

Anything that annoys you is teaching you patience. - Unknown

The Lord is my strength and my shield. Psalm 28:7

Aug. 1, 2022

There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements and owes no homage unto the sun. -Sir Thomas Browne

"Being offended creates the same destructive energy that offended you in the first place" ~Wayne Dyer

My sex life is like Coca-Cola: First it was Classic, then it was Light, now its Zero. - Unknown

You can’t help everyone But everyone can help someone. - Buddhist wisdom

When I was 5 years old, my mother told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment And I told them they didn’t understand life. - John Lennon

A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason. - Margaret Atwood

When writing the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen. - Harley Davidson

Exhausting is okay. It means you're in the game. You're on the way up and you're not on the way down. - Lee Rosen

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. - Warren Buffett

“You don’t need proof when you have instinct” – Quentin Tarantino

Dance like no ones watching because they're not. They're too busy looking at their phones. - Unknown

It matters not who you love Where you love Why you love When you love Or how you love It matters only that you love. - John Lennon

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” ― C.S. Lewis

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars Or sailed an uncharted land Or opened a new doorway for the human spirit. - Helen Keller

"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." — J.K. Rowling

Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day. - Henri Nouwen

The difference between money and time is, you always know how much money you have, but not how much time. - Unknown. 

The worst disability you can have is a bad attitude - Unknown.

Enjoy life by limiting your emotional baggage to a small carry on. - Tim Fargo

When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. -Napoleon Hill

Love is the ultimate coach. Do what you love, Let love guide you, And let love inspire you. - Robert Holden

Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. - Oscar Wilde

“Three things cannot be long hidden: The sun. The moon. The truth” – Buddha

The secret to getting ahead is getting started. - Mark Twain

The only one who beats Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is Dwayne "The Paper" Johnson. - Unknown

Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me." John 14:6

Jul. 1, 2022

I would like to do whatever it is that presses the essence from the hour. ― Ellen Meloy

Slowly losing friends is a part of growing up. We don't lose friends, we just find out who the real ones are. - Tom Hardy

“Respect yourself and others will respect you.” - Confucius

Will power is the ability to eat just one potato chip - Sharon Insul

You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry. - Abraham Lincoln

Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes. - Jim Carry

Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't wait. The time will never be just right. -Napoleon Hill

Change is the end result of all true learning.- Leo Buscaglia

Live one day at a time.. And make it a masterpiece. - Dalai Lama

Some people will never like you because your spirit aggravates their demons - Unknown

Embrace the mess, we're all under construction. - Unknown

I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. - Edgar Allan Poe

One of the best lessons you can learn is that life is no master on how to remain calm. - Unknown

“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. ” ― Roseanne Barr

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

Fun fact: Baby elephants suck their trunks for comfort.

Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end. - John Lennon

The climb is tough but the view from the top is worth it. - Unknown

Remember that even if things don't turn out exactly as you would like them to, it won't be the end of your world. Keep the faith and keep saying to yourself, "I still got it" because you do! You deserve! ~ Les Brown.

Most people will never accomplish the long term great because they settle for the short term good. – Reg Saddler

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tiptoe if you must, but take a step. - Naeem Callaway

Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people. - Roy T. Bennett

If your path demands that you walk through hell, walk through as if you own the place. - Unknown

To live a creative life, we must first lose our fear of being wrong. - Joseph Chilton Pearce

Some people believe the grass is greener over there, but it's greener where you water it. - Kevin David

Fun fact, 1000 books is the minimum number of books needed to have a library. - Unknown

We see Jesus crowned with glory and honor because He suffered death, so that by the grace of God He might taste death for everyone. Hebrews 2:9

Jun. 1, 2022

"You must be unintimidated by your own thoughts." —Nikki Giovanni

Freedom begins with owning your flaws and disowning your fears. - Umair Hague

In the confrontation between the stream & the rock, the stream always wins...not thru strength but perseverance.
~H Jackson Brown

I can normally tell how intelligent a man is by how stupid he thinks I am. - Cormac McCarthy

Either you run the day, or the day runs you. - Jim Rohn

Loose lips sink ships - WWII War Advertising Council

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night - E Allan Poe

“One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I'll never know.” - Groucho

Surviving is important. Thriving is elegant. - Maya Angelou

Stop waiting for Friday, for summer, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most of the moment you are in now. - Unknown

Flowers teach us that nothing is permanent: not their beauty, not even the fact that they will inevitably wilt, because they will still give new seeds. Remember this when you feel joy, pain, or sadness. Everything passes, grows old, dies, and is reborn. - Paulo Coelho

 If the notion is good enough it will haunt you till it’s written. - Truman Capote

"There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors." ~Jim Morrison

For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. - Khalil Gibran

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

Your "I can," is more important than your IQ. - Elon Musk

Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn. - John Maxwell

Silence isn't empty, its full of answers. - Unknown

I walk slowly, but I never walk backwards. - Abraham Lincoln

A tip for dog lovers: bring drugs to the airport so you can pet the dogs. - Unknown

Don't be afraid to choose a different path from others. - Unknwn

Wherever I am, if I've got a book with me, I have a place I can go and be happy - J. K. Rowling

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

On the other side of fear lies freedom! - JB Glossinger

"Be you, love you. All ways, always." -Alexandra Elle

Your direction is more imporatant than your speed. - Unknown

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

The grass withers, the flower fades but the word of our God will stand forever. Isaiah 40:8

May. 1, 2022

 

I swear, if my memory were any worse, I could plan my own surprise party. - Unknown
 
Being brave doesn’t mean you aren’t scared. Being brave means you are scared, really scared, badly scared, and you do the right thing anyway. - Neil Gaiman
 

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

Sometimes you have to unfollow people in real life. - Unknown

When you look at life through eyes of gratitude, the world becomes a magical and amazing place.  - Jennifer Gayle

 Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we have learned here. Our mission is to rediscover love ~ Unknown

If. The only word that is a thousand letters long. - Stephen King

 Empty mind, ready for anything, open to everything; beginner's mind many possibilities, experts few -Shunryu Suzuki

Character is much easier kept than recovered. - Thomas Paine

There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds ~G.K. Chesterton

A guy walks into a bar and a whole row of people are waiting to hit him. That was the punch line. - Unknown

I'm so busy I don't know whether I found a rope or lost my horse. - Mark Schaefer

"Don't wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel, stride down there and light the bloody thing yourself." Sara Henderson

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra - J Johnson

"Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being." Albert Schweitzer

A goal should scare you a little, and excite you a lot. - Joe Vitale

“Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.” - William Arthur Ward

“Three things cannot be long hidden: The sun. The moon. The truth” – Buddha

"There is no friend as loyal as a book." — Ernest Hemingway

Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything. - Billy Graham

Everyone brings something to the table, but make sure you like what is on the menu. - Unknown

Always dellver more than you expected. - Larry Page

“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” Stephen King

Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. - Dalai Lama

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." — Maya Angelou

Dear Karma, I have a list of people you missed. - Unknown

A flower doesn't think of competing with the flower next to it; it just blooms. - Unknown

It's a blessing to know that, when we are at the end of our rope, God is at the other end. Pslam 32:7