Archived Quotes from March 2020

You never conquer a mountain.  You stand on the summit a few moments, then the wind blows your footprints away. ~~ Arlene Blum

 How I wish that all men would take sunrise for their slogan and leave the shadow of sunset behind. ~~ Helen Keller



We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does.  Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining -- they just shine. ~~ D. L. Moody



Did you ever stop to think that a writer will spend three years, or many more, on a book that the average reader will skim through in a few hours? ~~ Ellen Glasgow



There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other. ~~ Douglas Everett



They say they climb mountains because they are there.  I wonder if it would astound them to know that the very same reason is why the rest of us go around them. ~~ S. Omar Barker



 All issues are women's issues--and there are several that are just women's business. ~~ Eddie Bernice Johnson 



I like viable women who are out there doing.  I don't  mean in terms of the working woman vs. the non-working woman, because we all know that ALL women are working, each in their own way.  I like women who are very involved with living and who haven't pulled out from life. ~~ Colleen Dewhurst



If you trust Google more than your doctor, then maybe it's time to switch doctors. ~~ Cristina Cordova



We are all practical in our own interest and idealists when it concerns others. ~~ Kahlil Gibran



Let the Moon and the Stars pour their healing light on you. ~~ Irish blessing



That's what the holidays are for - for one person to tell the stories and another to dispute them. Isn't that the Irish way? ~~ Lara Flynn Boyle



Grant me a sense of humor, Lord, the saving grace to see a joke, to win some happiness from life, and pass it on to other folks. ~~ Irish prayer




I close my eyes and picture the emerald of the sea
From the fishing boats at Dingle to the shores of Dunardee
I miss the river Shannon and the folks at Skibbereen
The moorlands and the midlands with their forty shades of green


~~ Johnny Cash [Forty Shades of Green]



However long the day, the evening will come. ~~ Irish Proverb




Ireland has one of the world's heaviest rainfalls.  If you see an Irishman with a tan, it's rust. ~~ Dave Allen



To have come from Ireland no matter how long ago is to be of Ireland in some part forever. ~~ Frank Delaney



Every cat I've known has had a distinct personality.  Unmistakably.  I've never known two cats even vaguely alike. ~~ Amy Taubin



Children always take the line of most persistence. ~~ Marcelene Cox



A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings. ~~ William Inge



Trust your hunches… Hunches are usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.  Warning!  Do not confuse your hunches with wishful thinking.  This is the road to disaster. ~~ Dr. Joyce Brothers



You may own a cat, but you cannot govern one. ~~ Kate Sanborn



The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much. ~~ William Hazlitt



There is nothing insignificant… nothing. ~~ Samuel Coleridge



Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives. ~~ Marilyn Ferguson




 A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it. ~~ Jean De La Fontaine



The term "future perfect" has been abandoned since it was discovered not to be. ~~ Douglas Adams



We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a little joy, then a sorrow, now a sin, then a generous or brave action. ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson




I see the world gradually being turned into a wilderness. I hear the ever approaching thunder, which will destroy us too. I can feel the sufferings of millions and yet, if I look up into the heavens, I think that it will all come right, that this cruelty too will end, and that peace and tranquility will return again.


In the meantime, I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out. ~~ Anne Frank



People are like stained glass windows.  They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. ~~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross



Anyone who can be hustled will be hustled. ~~ Donald G. Smith