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Inspirational Quotes!

I  love quotes.  I collect these quotable magnets that adorn the side of my refrigerator.  (My quotable magnets are currently packed until we move to our new house!)  I got quote #11, my first quotable magnet, shown below, right before leaving for law school.  It was fitting at the time.  I had it displayed on my little dorm refrigerator.  Below are a few of my favorite quotes that I hope that you find inspiring!

Happy Fourth of July!


1. “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


2. “The future is completely open, and we are writing it moment to moment.” ~Pema Chodron


3. “If you think you can do a thing or think that you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” ~Henry Ford


4. “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” ~Aristotle


5. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” ~Helen Keller


6. “I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them.” ~Diane Arbus


7.  “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” ~Mother Teresa


8. “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” ~Abraham Lincoln


9. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” ~Buddha


10. “Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.” ~John Lennon


11. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” ~Winston Churchill


12. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” ~Charles Darwin


13. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow.  Let reality be reality.  Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ~Lao Tau


14. “True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.” ~Albert Einstein


15. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt


16. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.  If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~Dalai Lama


17. “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”
~Charles Dickens


18. “Love recognizes no barriers.  It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” ~Maya Angelou


19. “Keep love in your heart.  A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” ~Oscar Wilde


20. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~Mahatma Ghandi


In other news, Biscuit is improving with each day; his drain has been removed and his cone if off — we all are pleased!  Despite everything, Biscuit is still smiling.  I love his smile and he is an inspiration.  Most of all, I love holding Biscuit in my arms — what a wonderful gift.

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  1. Pat Pope #

    I especially liked the quote from Abe L.

    July 6, 2013

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