Quotes & Me

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📣 Quotes are inspirations that lift us…..daily!!! There are SO many …but some great ones I’ve read are:

# A.A. Milne, Winnie-The-Pooh

” I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen”

“How do you spell love?” – Piglett

“You don’t spell it… You feel it.” – Pooh

# Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel’s Inferno & Rapture:

  • “You are my sticky little leaf. My beautiful, sad, sticky little leaf, and I want to see you happy and whole.”
  • “You are an argument for Gods existence.”
  • “Kindness is never wasted.”
  • “We need to see with our hearts and not with our eyes.”
  • “Why not think that sometimes—just sometimes—you can overcome evil with silence? And let people hear their hatefulness in their own ears, without distraction. Maybe goodness is enough to expose evil for what it really is, sometimes.”

# Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov:

  • “Though I may not believe in the order of the universe, yet I love the sticky little leaves as they open in spring. I love the blue sky, I love some people, whom one loves you know sometimes without knowing why. I love some great deeds done by men, though I’ve long ceased perhaps to have faith in them, yet from old habit one’s heart prizes them.” 
  • “I love the sticky little leaves in spring, the blue sky – That’s all it is.It’s not a matter of intellect or logic; It’s loving with ones inside, with ones stomach.”

# Leo Tolstoy

  • “It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”
  • “Music is the shorthand of emotion.”
  • “True life is lived when tiny changes occur.”
  • “Everyone thinks about changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
  • “Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.”

Nelson Mandela

  • “A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”
  • It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
  • “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.”
  • “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”
  • “Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.”
  • “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes straight to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”
  • “I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man.”  

# Martin Luther King

  • “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

# Mahatma Gandhi

  • “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

# Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.”

# William Shakespeare

  • “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”

# Alfred Tennyson

  • “Tis better to have loved and lost. Than never to have loved at all.”
  • “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.”

# William Blake

  • “He who binds himself to a joy. Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies. Lives in eternity’s sunrise.”

# Maya Angelou

  • “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

# Mae West

  • “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

# Oscar Wilde

  • “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”

# Albert Einstein

  • “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

# Friedrich Nietzsche

  • “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
  • “Without Music, life would be a mistake.”

# Carl Sagan

  • “For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.”
  • “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
  • “Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.”
  • “The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.”
  • “Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.”

# Victor Hugo

  • “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”

# William W. Purkey

  • “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

# Voltaire

  • “Let us read, and let us dance, these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”

# Sylvia Plath

  • “I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in life.And I am horribly limited.”

# J. D, Salinger, Catcher in the Rye:

  • “What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much, though.”

# C.S. Lewis

  • “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
  • “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to the other: ’What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”

# Albert Camus

  • “Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”

#  Dr. Seuss

  • “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”

# J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire:

  • “If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

# John Lennon

  • “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.”

# David James Gandy

  • “Whenever people share their experiences you learn a lot – something that may resonate within you or inspire you!”

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