Quotes Quips & Jokes

Jun. 1, 2019

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. 

 

Gandhi

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

 

Kafka

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

 

Words 

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 

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. 

 

Birthday

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

May. 1, 2019

Anne Dillard 

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives

 

~P.D. James

Nothing that happens to a writer – however happy, however tragic – is ever wasted 

 

Arthur Schopenhauer

Compassion is the basis of morality. 

 

Helen Keller

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. 

 

Bruce Van Horn

Men, part of her genius to make you think you're actually the boss. 

 

John Maxwell

People who use time wisely spend it on activities that advance their overall purpose in life 

 

Tristan Bishop

May your faith be unshakeable and your will, unbreakable.

 

Jeff Sheehan

There's a limit to how many steps you'll be able to take today. Make sure they're all in the right direction.

 

Ranal Currie 

At the end of the day, I will be satisfied, but only if I've done my best.

 

Mother's Wisdom

My mother used to say never chase after a man who doesn't chase after you so, does that include the ice cream man?

 

Tom Stoppard

Every exit is an entry somewhere.

 

Sue Ellam

To love a person is to see ALL of their magic and to remind them of it when they have forgotten. 

 

The Best Medicine

A physician said, "The best medicine for humans is love."

Someone asked, "What if it doesn't work?"

He answered, "Increase the dosage."

 

Doris Lessing

Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible. 

 

Ranal Currie 

Focus, focus, focus. Your career depends on it. 

 

Arnold Palmer 

Always make a total effort even if the odds are stacked against you.

 

Maya Angelou

When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time. 

 

 Mother Teresa

 I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. 

 

 Mahatma Gandhi

First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.

 

English 

"I" before "E" unless you leisurely deceive eight overweight heirs to forfeit their sovereign conceits with scientific proof. 

 

 KURT VONNEGUT

is extremely common. What is rare is the willingness to endure the life of the writer.

 

Diane Grant

Its better to walk alone than with a crowd heading in the wrong direction. 

 

Aristotle 

An educated mind without an educated heart is no education at all.

 

William Drummond

Books have that strange quality, that being the frailest and the tenderest matter, they outlast brass, iron and marble. 

 

George Orwell

The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their understanding of their own history.

 

Obstacles

Life is a series of obstacles that get in the way of a good nap.

 

William Barclay 

There are two great days in a person's life: the day we are born and the day we discover why (Happy birthday to my son, your birth was a great day, indeed).

 

 Isaiah 41:13

For I am the LORD your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, "Do not fear. I will help you.

Apr. 1, 2019

Reg Saddler

Most people will never accomplish the long term great because they settle for the short term good

 

Herm Albright

Having a positive attitude may not solve all of your problems, but it sure annoys the hell out of those who don't like you.

 

Word Play

There is no pine or apple in pineapple.

 

Matt Martin

If your plan isn't working, adjust your plan. Never give up. 

 

Leo Buscaglia

Change is the end result of all true learning.

 

Daily Motivator

Wake up with a smile and go after life, live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it and feel it. 

 

Bruce Van Horn

If you do nothing that is exactly what you will get in return.

 

Joy D. Fanning 

Stand tall in your creative power. Authors create worlds, characters, and stories that touch the lives of those who read them.

 

Easter Sunday 

The Lord had risen on this glorious day. 

 

John Lennon

“I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons." 

 

Steve Keating

Never underestimate a person with passion. 

 

George MacDonald 

To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved. 

 

Stephen King

Reading is the creative center of a writer's life. You cannot hope to sweep someone else away with the force of your writing until it has been done to you.

 

 Bob Burb

Your income is determined by how many people you serve and how well you serve them.

 

 Steve Furtick

The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.

 

Thomas Troward 

The law of floatation was not contemplating the sinking of things.

 

Meister Eckhart

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.

 

Stephen King

You cannot hope to sweep someone away with your writing until it's been done to you.

 

Lara Lau Tbygensen 

If you really value your integrity, then be prepared to take a beating from those who have none. 

 

Ramblings 

Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give.

 

Bruce Van Horn 

It doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full. Be thankful that you have a glass and grateful that there's something in it.

 

Anne Lamott 

Very few writers never know what they're doing until they've done it. 

 

E.B. White

A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word to paper. 

 

Writer's Block 

When your imaginary friends won't talk to you. 

 

Matthew 28:5-6 

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.”

Mar. 1, 2019

The Kardashians 

Everything I've learned about the Kardashian family, I learned against my will. 

 

Maya Angelou

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.

 

Tony Robbins 

The more you understand what somebody wants, needs, and fears, the more you can figure out how to add value.

 

Edmund Lee 

Surround yourself with dreamers and doers, the believers and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you even when you don't see it yourself.

 

Rumi 

Yesterday, I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today, I am wise so I want to change myself. 

 

James Wooden 

The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own example. 

 

Relationships 

Whether its friendship or relationships, all bonds are built on trust. Without it, you have nothing. 

 

Ronald Reagan 

I received a letter just before I left office from a man. I don't know why he chose to write it, but I'm glad he did. He wrote that you can go to live in France, but you can't become a Frenchman. You can go to live in Germany or Italy, but you can't become a German, an Italian. He went through Turkey, Greece, Japan and other countries. But he said anyone, from any corner of the world, can come to live in the United States and become an American.

 

Dreams 

Dreams often reveal what we've hidden or repressed. They are a reflection of our unconscious mind and emotional truths. 

 

Marilyn Monroe 

To all the girls that think your fat because you're not a size zero, you're the beautiful one. It society that's ugly. 

 

Brian Tracy 

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

 

Siri 

May Siri be able to decipher your slurred request for bar locations this St. Patrick's Day.  

 

Maya 

If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be. 

 

Dr. Steve Maraboli 

A sense of entitlement is a cancerous thought process that is void of gratitude and can be deadly to our relationships.

 

Lisa M. Hayes 

Becareful how you talk to yourself because you are listening.

 

William James 

If you can change your mind, you can change your life. 

 

Bruce Van Horn

You can feel any feeling you want to feel right now by thinking any thought you want to think. 

 

Louis L'Amour 

Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.

 

Anais Nin 

I must be a mermaid; I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.

 

Isaiah 2:22 

Stop trusting in mere humans who have but a breath in their nostrils. Why hold them in esteem?

Feb. 1, 2019

Stephen King 

Amateurs sit and wait for inspirations. The rest of us get up and go to work. 

 

Kristen Wiig 

If you're creating anything at all, it's really dangerous to care about what other people think

 

The Best of Everything

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

 

Rob Bignell

You are a writer the moment you start writing, not when you've sold your first book. 

 

Ronld Dahl

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

 

Books 

Helping introverts avoid conversations since 1454 

 

Franz Kafka

A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.

 

Friendship

“A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be.”

 

Jim Rohn 

If you don't change what your'e doing today, all of your tomorrows will look like yesterday. 

 

Jim Morrison

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

 

 Ray Bradbury

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

 

Mark Twain

"Life is too short. Break the Rules. Forgive quickly, Kiss SLOWLY. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably & never regret ANYTHING That makes u smile." 

 

Time 

Be careful of who you spend your time with. Wasted time is worse than wasted money.

 

Angie C.

Wisdom was something we expected to find as we aged. What we weren’t told was that we had to figure it out ourselves.

 

 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be yourself In a world that is constantly trying to make you something else Is the greatest accomplishment. 

 

Groundhog Day

We have an early Spring 

 

Revelation 3:11 

I am coming soon. Hold on to what you have, so that no one will take your crown.