This post is just that - a place to visit if you are looking for wise words :-)
- When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
- Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.
- To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
- Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
- The Grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
- Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
- Love is not blind : it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
- Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
- The things people discard tell more about them than the things they keep.
- Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
- Nothing is too small to know, and nothing too big to attempt.
- Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
- What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
- When I open my eyes and look at the wide world, I become great; when I close my eyes and look within, I become greater still.
- Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
- You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.
-- George Burns
- Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life and...the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
- Samuel Johnson
- There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
- Hodding Carter
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland
- Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old
- Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
- Charles W. Eliot