Archived Quotes from February 2019

I can only please one person today.  I choose me. ~~ Motto on Tee Shirt


 Cats always know whether people like or dislike them.  They do not always care enough to do anything about it. ~~ Winifred Carriere 


 Love of sports will always break your heart, but in doing so, it reminds us we have one. ~~  Stuart Stevens


Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend. ~~ William Feather


 If a cat spoke, it would say things like "Hey, I don't see the PROBLEM here." ~~ Roy Blount, Jr.


 Smile, it confuses people. ~~ Scott Adams


 Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't. ~~ Johnny Depp


When I was forty, I used to wonder what people thought of me.  Now I wonder what I think of them. ~~ Brooke Astor


How we remember, what we remember, and why we remember form the most personal map of our individuality. ~~ Christina Baldwin


Whatever you are, be a good one. ~~ Abraham Lincoln


[On returning two fallen birdlings to their nest:]  I could not have slept if I had not restored those little birds to their mother. ~~ Abraham Lincoln


All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. ~~ Abraham Lincoln


Galentine's Day is the day before Valentine's Day. People sometimes think, "Oh, it's a replacement for Valentine's Day.'" But it's not. You can celebrate Galentine's and Valentine's. And it comes from the sitcom, Parks and Recreation.  Amy Poehler's character created this holiday because she wanted a day to celebrate her girlfriends.  ~~ Kayleen Schaefer


I've realized that although Valentine's Day can be a cheesy money-making stint to most people, it's a day of expressing love across the world. It doesn't have to only be between lovers, but by telling a friend that you care, or even an old person that they are still appreciated. ~~ Reeva Steenkamp


The 12-step chocolate program:  NEVER BE MORE THAN 12 STEPS AWAY FROM CHOCOLATE! ~~ Terry Moore


We're drowning in information and starving for knowledge. ~~ Rutherford D. Rogers


A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own.  A gang is where a coward goes to hide. ~~ Mickey Mantle


There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness. ~~ George Washington


The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals.  The struggles within yourself--the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us--that's where it's at. ~~ Jesse Owens


 None of us came with a guarantee but we all have an expiration date. ~~ Peter's Almanac


 I often say of George Washington that he didn't write the Constitution--not a word of it--but he sat for it.  It's his portrait.  He was just a figure, but what a figure he was--one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.  He could have been.  It's something to think about. ~~ Robert Frost


 Have no fear of perfection--you'll never reach it. ~~ Salvador Dali


It's a small world, but not if you have to clean it. ~~ Barbara Kruger


Just when you think you've graduated from the school of experience, someone thinks up a new course. ~~ Mary Waldrip


We probably wouldn't worry about what people think of us if we could know how seldom they do. ~~ Olin Miller


You have to trust your inner knowing.  If you have a clear mind and an open heart, you won't have to search for direction.  Direction will come to you. ~~ Phil Jackson


I am a confirmed believer in blessings in disguise. I prefer them undisguised when I myself happen to be the person blessed; in fact, I can scarcely recognize a blessing in disguise except when it is bestowed upon someone else. ~~ Robert Lynd