Favorite Quotes

Because I’m the type of person who appreciates a good quote and thought maybe you might be too 🙂

 “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” ~ Philippians 4:8

“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”~ Mother Teresa

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” ~Dale Carnegie

“These are the times in which a genius would wish to live. It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed. The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties. Great necessities call out great virtues.” ~Abigail Adams

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~Albert Einstein

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“It is a brave thing to have courage to be an individual; it is also, perhaps, a lonely thing. But it is better than not being an individual, which is to be nobody at all.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“It would seem that our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling around with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us,like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in the slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by an offer of a holiday at sea. We are far to easily pleased.”~C.S. Lewis

“I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”~ Abraham Lincoln

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. (shout out to Sarah for showing me this quote!)

“Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon, and wise too late.”~ Benjamin Franklin

“Being heard is so close to being loved that for the average person, they are almost indistinguishable.” ~ David Augsberger

“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.”~Mother Teresa

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~Dr. Seuss

“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we are made for another world.”~C.S. Lewis

“Courage is contagious.When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.”~Billy Graham

“The Christian does not think that God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.” ~C.S. Lewis

“Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.” ~ Albert Einstein

“Oh, it’s delightful to have ambitions. I’m so glad I have such a lot. And there never seems to be any end to them– that’s the best of it. Just as soon as you attain to one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It does make life so interesting.” ~ L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Make-up can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if you’re ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the make-up.” ~Audrey Hepburn

“It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.”~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.” ~ Mark Twain

” The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated.”~ Eliza Doolittle, My Fair Lady

 

 

 

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