We LOVE Quotes, How About You?

~Yes, we do, we LOVE quotes!~

We can’t help but use them as FB status, tweet them, retweet them, admire them, live by them,  retweet them again,  use them in our blog posts, in our email tag lines- they are in our lives constantly.   They inspire us!   We hope they inspire you just as much!!

If you have one that you’d like to share that’s not already on our page here, please leave them in the comment section.   We will add them to the list with your Twitter ID~~  thanks in advance!

Feel free to take  and share the LOVE!

Added 12/15/09

“The source of your happiness and success will be found in who you are, and not what you do.” ~@Ali_Campbell

“Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position.” -Brian Tracy

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way than this… “~ Pablo Neruda

Added 12/12/09

“We ought to read more not to know more, but to ignore less!” Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice. – Confucius

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. -Aeschylus

“In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.” Peter McWilliams

It is useless to do with more what can be done with less.-Ockham

A sm drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps, millions, think. – Byron

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.” ~Lao Tzu

I make myself rich by making my wants few.- Henry David Thoreau

Added 12/11/09

“We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cell…s, constellations.”~ Anais Nin

Added 12/10/09

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it — Ferris Bueller

We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.~Roy L. Smith

What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give. ~P.D. James, Time to Be in Earnest

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” –George Bernard Shaw

The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.~Elaine Heffner

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.   ~~Helen Keller

Added 12/8/09

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

“Unless you give unconditionally, then what you give is never truly a gift.” ~ @ChrisCade

Added 12/5/09

There are more important things than popularity or lots of Twitter followers. Like what you do with that popularity. Choose to lead! ~@ChrisCade

“I didn’t get where I am by thinking about it or dreaming it. I got there by doing it.”  ~Estee Lauder

“When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable” ~Happy Birthday Walt Disney

Added 11/30/09

“Love all, trust a few.  Do wrong to none.” -Shakespeare

Every day someone around the world is looking for their big break. Give someone a chance like someone gave you.  @Iconic88

Every day someone around the world is looking for their next meal. Be thankful for yours ~ @iconic88

Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. ~!Mahatma Gandhi

Added 11/28/09

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~Winston Churchill

Added 11/22/09

“Good is not good, where better is expected.” ~Thomas Fuller

“Leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example”  ~~@CoryBooker

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

“I love those who yearn for the impossible.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.”~ Alan Cohen

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

“Follow your passion, and success will follow you” ~Arthur Buddhold

“There is no limit to what a man can do or how far he can go if he doesn’t mind who gets the credit.”~ Robert Woodruff

“People want more money & time but need more love & understanding” ~jd @earthXplorer

Added 11/20/09

“Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget.” ~~ @earthXplorer

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

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind” ~Dr. Seuss

“We’re on earth to fart around. Don’t let anybody tell you any different.” — Kurt Vonnegut

Added 11/18/09

“”Courage”: It’s not what you do once in a while that makes a difference, it’s what you do over and over again.” ~~ Barbara Urechi

“perfectionism squashes genius. It creates stress that reduces the quality of your thinking & shrinks brain cells”  ~~@cathduncan

“I just realized that I’m the only one standing in the way of my own success. So I’m gonna get out of my own way and rock it today!~~ @Abroadening

“just like a movie, your life would be quite boring without conflict. learn to embrace your obstacles. they make your life worth watching” ~~  @Abraodening

“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” ~~ @isabellestravels

“No one is listening until you make a mistake.” ~~@portnik

“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” -Anonymous

Added 11/17/09

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”   ~~Anne Frank

“Love yourself because of your flaws, not in spite of them.” ~~ @crystalsilver

One of my Favorites is from J.R.R. Tolkien:  “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door, You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.” @landofsmiles

“There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ~Jawaharial Nehru

Alexander Solzhenitsyn said, “If you want to change the world, who do you begin with, yourself or others?”

I believe if we we begin with ourselves and do the things that we need to do and become the best person we can be, we have a  much better chance of changing the world for the better. ~~ Arianna Huffington  via @bizbackbacker

“One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”~ Maya Angelou

Added 11/16/2009

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” ~~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road…unless you fail to make the turn.” ~@HillsofAfrica

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: Those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. ” ~Ray Goforth

“The reward of a thing well done is to have done it!” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you continually give, you will continually have.”

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth”~~Buddha)

“Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.” -James M. Barrie

“Who is the happiest of men?  He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though it were his own.” J.G.

Added 11/15/09

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination”  ~ Albert Einstein

Logic will get you from A to B.   Imagination will take you everywhere! ~ Albert Einstein

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school” ~ Albert Einstein

“Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many people you brought with you.”  ~ Wil Rose

“If you think you’re too small to be effective, you’ve never been in the dark with a mosquito.” ~Anon

“In life, everything we do that has reward to it also involves some risk. There is no reward without risk.” -Anonymous

“What do you want to do?  The only thing stopping you is YOU!” ~ @EarthXplorer

“You control your attitude and your attitude controls you.” ~ @EarthXplorer

“Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible.” ~ ~Javier Pascual Salcedo

“Finding the right work is like discovering your own soul in the world.” ~  Thomas Moore

“People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”  ~John C. Maxwell

“We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” ~Carlos Castaneda

Posted  11/14/09

Don’t worry about the people in your past; there is a reason they didn’t make it to your future! @henrycoy

“Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done”~Harriet Beecher Stowe

“You can’t control what other people do; you can only control how you react to it.” @EarthXplorer

“Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.” John Ruskin

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” Confucius

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” -Babe Ruth

“To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” Elbert Hubbard

“You can curse the darkness or light a candle. The choice is yours.” ~P. Kane

In helping others, we help ourselves, for good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us. ~Flora Edwards

I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don’t treat me right — shame on you! ~~Louis Armstrong

“Integrity is the essence of everything successful.” `R. Buckminster Fuller

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. ~ Aristotle

“You have enemies?  Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill

“Life is not perfect; it never will be. You just have to make the very best of it and open your heart to what the world can show you. Sometimes it’s terrifying and sometimes it’s incredibly beautiful. And I’ll take both, thanks.” – Graham Nash

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page. -St. Augustine

“I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.” — Jonathan Winters

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more,  do more and become more, you are a leader ~ John Quincy Adams

“My life is my message.” ~ Mahatma Ghandi

“Action expresses priorities.” Mahatma Gandhi

Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. —Roald Dahl

I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody. – Lily Tomlin

I may not be the most important person in your life, but I hope that one day when you hear my name you smile and say “that’s my friend!” Unknown

“Knowledge is just a rumor until it lives in your muscles.” Tribal New Guinea Wisdom.

“I have learned to have very modest goals for society and myself, things like clean air, green grass, children with bright eyes, not being pushed around, useful work that suits one’s abilities, plain tasty food…” — Paul Goodman

“It is in giving that we receive the greatest gift of all!”  Unknown

“Spirituality is about paying attention to your life, always asking, in every situation, “What can I learn from this”

“Faith is taking the first step even though you cannot see the whole staircase” MLK

Those who have no compassion have no wisdom. Knowledge, yes – cleverness, maybe – wisdom, no. A clever mind is not a heart. Benjamin Hoff.

You must take chances. If you do nothing, you reduce the possibilities you have for greater joy. —Walter Anderson


17 thoughts on “We LOVE Quotes, How About You?

  1. ooh, great set of quotes. I particularly like the Einstein ones, especially: “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination” ~ Albert Einstein

    And thanks for featuring “my” quote, which was actually from the wonderful @MaxKaizen 🙂

  2. Great quotes, this has been one of my favorites for a while,

    All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger (it’s impossible), but calculating risk and acting decisively. Make mistakes of ambition not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer. – Nicolo Machiavelli

  3. Great idea, i like qoutes. i cant remember any right now but i liked very much this one from the top of the page:

    Alexander Solzhenitsyn said, “If you want to change the world, who do you begin with, yourself or others?”

    Best regards

  4. One of my Favorites is from J.R.R. Tolkien

    “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door, You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

  5. Excellent idea and so much fun to read these great quotes. I have so many quotes swimming around in my brain, but of course I can’t think of any right now to add. When I do, I will be sure to come back for a visit!

    1. Lisa,

      that is the COOLEST and most admirable idea. I love it! Your children will so appreciate it!! I’ll try to add more to this list at the top from here on out.

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