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