May. 1, 2019

May 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.