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Monday, 13 December 2010

A few nice quotations

"The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything."
Theodore Roosvelt.

"To live is the rarest thing in the world.  Most people just exist, that's all."
Oscar Wilde.

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius.

"You can never cross the ocean, unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."
Christopher Columbus.

"Begin doing what you want to do now.  We are not living in eternity.  We have only this moment sparkling like a star in our hand, and melting like a snowflake.  Let us use it before it is too late."
Marie Beynon Ray.

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us."
Helen Keller.

"A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed."
Henrik Ibsen.


14 comments:

Odie Langley said...

Some great words to start our day. Thanks

Shady Del Knight said...

I love them all, Thisisme! Most inspirational quotations are about setting aside our crippling fears and just going for it. Thank you!

Thisisme said...

Thanks Odie and Shady. I do love inspirational quotations I must admit.

vintch said...

you know, Mondays are usually crazy and hectic, but these quotes gave me time to pause and reflect. THANK YOU for that, my sweet friend! I can always count on your blog to lift my spirit!

Jumble Mash said...

All very nice quotes. I love the Oscar Wilde one.

Thisisme said...

Thank you vintch! It is important to sometimes pause amongst all the hustle and bustle of life!

Thisisme said...

Jumble, I always find you can rely on Oscar Wilde for a good quote!

Teresa - in the Middle Side of Life said...

those are great quotes! i've always been a fan of helen keller. she had so many obstacles in her life and overcame them to live a very full, and by all accounts, happy life.

Becky said...

Thank you for these! Quotes are fun :)

Olive Cooper said...

I ♥ quotes also. O. Wilde is always good. Thanks for weighing in on the ornaments.

Bouncin' Barb said...

This...these are great. No one more favorite than the next. Thanks.

becca said...

cool quotes one of my new favorites is "life's short play naked"

Belle said...

I liked the Confusius quote the best. That one meant a lot to me.

Donna B said...

Nice. Great collection of quotes.