Many who are climbing the ladder of success have their ladders leaning against the wrong walls. ~~ Irwin Lutzer
Thoughts are energy. And you
can make your world or break your world by thinking. ~~ Susan Taylor
The technology we need most badly is the technology of community--the knowledge about how to cooperate to get things done. ~~ Bill McKibben
Grief won't kill you, but it will knock you off your feet. ~~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly if
they even roll a few more upon it. ~~ Albert Schweitzer
The solutions all are simple--after you have arrived at them. But they're simple only when you know already what they are. ~~ Robert M. Pirsig
and his shipmates aboard the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor] We just hung on to each other. We became a human ball. ~~ Russell McCurdy
Should-haves solve nothing. It's the next thing to happen that needs thinking
about. ~~ Alexandra Ripley
The scariest moment is always just before you start. ~~ Stephen King
Treasure each other in the recognition that we do not know how long we shall have each other. ~~ Joshua
Being too good is apt to be uninteresting. ~~ Harry S Truman
When asked, most folks will gladly tell us about ourselves, who we are, what we're feeling, and where we should be heading. And if we don't honor
ourselves by listening to our lives, we'll believe them. ~~ Susan L. Taylor
What you do to other people you do to yourself --that's the converse of the Golden Rule. ~~ Ross MacDonald [pseudonym of writer
Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone. ~~ Charles M. Schulz
Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It
is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values. ~~ Thomas S. Monson
blink on and off, racing across the green boughs. Their reflections dance across exquisite glass globes and splinter into shards against tinsel thread and garlands of metallic filaments that disappear underneath the other ornaments and finery.
Shadows follow, joyful, laughing sprites.
The tree is rich with potential
All it needs is a glance from you to come alive.
~~ Vera Nazarian
The principal advantage of the non-parental lifestyle is that on Christmas Eve you need not be struck dumb by the three most terrifying
words that the government allows to be printed on any product: ‘Some assembly required.’ ~~ John Leo
We're your worst nightmare. Elves with attitude. ~~ The Santa Clause
Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling of reckless
extravagance. ~~ Tove Jannson
The Christmas Song,' by
Nat King Cole, is not only a masterful performance; to me it just sounds like the holidays. I've never sung it, because Nat's version is so perfect. I gotta leave it alone. ~~ Harry Connick, Jr.
Your smile is the only Christmas gift that I need this year. ~~ Anthony T. Hincks
May this season
bring you closer to your dreams, your family, and that place inside of you that lets you love yourself. ~~ Toni Sorenson
There's a little Christmas in all of us, I guess. Even in me. ~~ Leon Redbone
I realized that Christmas is the time to be with the people you love. ~~ Billy Mack [Love, Actually]
The great miraculous bell of translucent ice is suspended in mid-air.
It rings to announce endings and beginnings. And it rings because there is fresh promise and wonder in the skies.
Its clear tones resound in the placid silence of the winter day, and echo long into the silver-blue serenity of night.
bell can only be seen at the turning of the year, when the days wind down into nothing, and get ready to march out again.
When you hear the bell, you feel a
tug at your heart.
~~ Vera Nazarian
You can get excited about the future. The past won’t
mind. ~~ Hillary DePiano
As we grow older and wiser, we begin to realize what we need and what we need to leave behind. Sometimes there are things in our lives that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes the changes we don’t want
are the changes we need to grow. And sometimes walking away is a step forward. ~~ Author Unknown
Never make a resolution which won't be as important on the eighth of April or the tenth of July as it is on the first of January. ~~
I close my eyes to old ends. And open my heart to new beginnings. ~~ Nick Frederickson
You know what? I am going to be happy this year. I'm going to make myself happy. Every day, I am going to do one thing I have never done before.
That, my friends, is my New Year's resolution. ~~ Ross Geller [David Schwimmer, Friends]