Saturday, April 26, 2008

Words of Wisdom

Katharine Hepburn:
Without discipline, there's no life at all.

Leo Buscaglia:
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.

Madame de Stael:
The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes.

Marcus Aurelius:
The universe is transformation; our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius:
Remember that no man loses any other life than this which he now lives, nor lives any other than this which he now loses.

Marcus Aurelius:
And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.

Margaret Fuller:
Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.

Maria Mitchell:
Study as if you were going to live forever; live as if you were going to die tomorrow.

Marian Wright Edelman:
Service is what life is all about.

Marie Curie:
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.

Mark Twain:
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain:
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

Martin Luther King, Jr.:
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Mary Oliver:
To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go. Blackwater Woods

May Sarton:
A garden is always a series of losses set against a few triumphs, like life itself.

Mohandas K. Gandhi:
Where there is love there is life.

Norman MacEwan:
Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

Norman Vincent Peale:
Live your life and forget your age.

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