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Quotables

I absolutely adore Quotes and love to use them whenever possible. Movie and book quotes are some of my favorites but I love to make lists of whatever I happen to find. And naturally, you'll see some on the bottom of my entries!

"The voice of the sea speaks to the soul." ---Kate Chopin

"A ship in port is safe but that's not what ships are built for."  ---Grace Murray Hopper (7/8/12, Project List)

"The world owes you nothing; it was here first." ---Mark Twain

"Be yourself, no matter what they say." ---Sting, Englishman in NY

"All good things are wild and free." ---Henry David Thoreau (7/29/12, Core Cards Creative Frenzy)

"A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage." ---Sydney Smith (10/14/12, Wanted: A Little Courage)

"A gold medal is a nice thing--but if you're not enough without it, you'll never be enough with it."
                                                                                               ---Cool Runnings

"Mine is the night, with all her stars." ---Edward Young

"A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders." ---Edward Plunkett (9/30/12, Halloween's Coming!)

"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." ---Henry David Thoreau

"May Jack O'lanterns burning bright of soft and golden hue
pierce throught the future's veil and show what Fate now holds for you." ---Author Unknown

"I think the enemy is here before us...I think the enemy is simple selfishness and compulsive greed. I think he stole our earth from us, destroyed our wealth, and ravaged and despoiled our land."
                                                 ---Thomas Wolfe, You Can't Go Home Again, 1949

"Nothing is really work unless you'd rather be doing something else." ---James M. Barrie

"It is almost impossible systematically to constitute a natural moral law. Nature has no principles. She furnishes us with no reason to believe that human life is to be respected. Nature, in her indifference, makes no distinction between good and evil." ---Anatole France

"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." ---Aldous Huxley

"A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song." ---Chinese Proverb

"Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together." ---Marilyn Monroe (11/5/12, Messy)

"New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings." ---Lao Tzu

"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."
                                                                                 ---Green Proverb

"Layers are an artist's way of starting over." ---me (6/10/12, New Journal, New Classes)

"Accustomed to the veneer of noise, to the shibboleths of promotion, public relations, and market research, society is suspicious of those who value silence." ~John Lahr

"He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words." ~Elbert Hubbard

"A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it comes from deep inside you." --George Carlin

"Never be afraid to try...Remember amateurs built the Ark; Professionals built the Titanic."
                                                                                      --Unknown

"The Foundation of Justice shall be that no one suffer wrongly." --St. Lawrence County Courthouse

"A good book is the best of friends; the same today and forever." --Martin E. Tupper

"Don't forget until too late that the business of life is not business but living." --BC Forbes

"Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing." --Oscar Wilde

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." ~Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759

"You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we're doing it." ~Neil Gaiman

"They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ---Edgar Allan Poe (DreamBook: A bit more of an Artist Book)

"A Mother understands what a child does not say." ---Author Unknown (Mother's Day Card, May 2014)

"Artists can color the sky red because they know it's blue. Those of us who aren't artists must color things the way they are or people might think we're stupid." ---Jules Feiffer

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. ~Hal Borland

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