Saturday, August 1, 2009

Inspiring Thoughts for Today

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Albert Einstein (NOT UP YET)

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
Swedish Proverb (NOT UP YET)

Yesterday is a canceled check, Tomorrow is a promissory note, Today is the only cash you have- so spend it wisely.
Kay Lyons (NOT UP YET)

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C.S. Lewis (NOT UP YET)

The only thing that separates us from the animals is the ability to accessorize.
Robert Harling (NOT UP YET)

Food for thought is no substitute for the real thing.
Walt Kelly (November 2013)

Listen! The wind is rising and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings: Now for October eves!
Humbert Wolfe 1885 - 1940 (October, 2012)

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller (February, 2013)

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Carl Bard, January 2013



See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come...
Song of Solomon 2:11-12, May 2013

Time and health are taken for granted until they are depleted.
Denis Waitley (NOT UP YET)

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Carl Sandburg, June, 2013

"It is a miracle if you can find true friends, and it is a miracle if you have enough food to eat, and it is a miracle if you get to spend your days and evenings doing whatever it is you like to do, and the holiday season - like all the other seasons - is a good time not only to tell stories of miracles, but to think about the miracles in your own life, and be grateful for them".

Lemony Snicket
The Lump of Coal (January, 2013)

That best portion of a good man's life;
His little nameless, unremembered acts
of kindness and love.
William Wordsworth (December, 2012)

What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday in November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?
Erma Bombeck (November, 2012)

Where we love is home--home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
Oliver Wendell Holmes (August, 2012)

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
Eleanor Roosevelt (March, 2012)

My heart is at your service.
Shakespeare (February, 2012)

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.
Luciano Pavarotti, My Own Story (November, 2011)

Be Faithful to your own taste because nothing you really like is ever out of style.
Billy Baldwin, Billy Baldwin Decorates (October, 2011)

"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns." George Eliot, in a letter to Miss Lewis, October 1, 1841
(September 2011)

Isn't it amazing what clever girls can do?
~Peter Pan
(July 2011)

With malice toward none, with charity for all.
~Abe Lincoln

(February, 2011)

Be your own valentine~ there is only one you!
~Susan Branch

(February, 2011)

The merry year is born
Like the bright berry from the naked thorn.
~Hartley Coleridge

(January 2011)

God bless us, every one!
Tiny Tim, A Christmas Carol
(December, 2010)

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. ~William Arthur Ward
(November, 2010)

October gave a party,
the leaves by hundreds came.
The chestnuts, oaks and maples,
and leaves of every name.
George Cooper (October 2010)

We can do no great things ~ only small things with great love.
Mother Teresa (September 2010)

Remember, there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
~ Scott Adams (Summer 2010)

"A good laugh is sunshine in a house."
W.M. Thackeray (March 2010)

"If you live to be a hundred, I want to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you."
A.A. Milne (February 2010)

"It is not the quantity of the meat, but the cheerfulness of the guests, which makes the feast."
Edward Hyde, earl of Clarendon
Essays, Moral and Entertaining (January 2010)

"Home is a gift to be opened every day".
Mary Anne Radmacher (December 2009)

"Life is good these stormy, windy, leaf strewn days." Susan Branch (November 2009)

"Money doesn't buy class".
Karen Porter
(in response to the Kanye-Taylor-Beyonce debacle.)
(October, 2009)


"Be a light in Azusa, in the San Gabriel Valley, in California, in the United States, in the world!"
Jon Wallace, APU President, at the candlelight commissioning of the freshman class of 2013. (September 6, 2009)

"Home is any four walls that enclose the right person."
Helen Rowland" (September 1, 2009)

"Summer afternoon...the two most beautiful words in the English language."
Henry James (August 15, 2009)

"Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier."
Mother Theresa (August 8, 2009)

"A good home must be made, not bought".
Joyce Maynard (August 5, 2009)

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