Wednesday, September 13, 2006

I'm in need of a little inspiration.

Therefore, I hereby proclaim today (September 13, 2006),

Inspirational Quotes Day.

Or, if you prefer,

Words Worth Pondering Day.

Here are a few to start with.

"Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blossom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity."

-Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

"One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar."

-Helen Keller

"And it struck me that the most difficult thing had been the decision to act, the rest had been mere tenacity - and the fears were paper tigers."

-Robyn Davidson

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."

-Anais Nin

"Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost. Sometime, somewhere, somehow, we shall find what we seek."

-Helen Keller

"Industry is the handmaid of good fortune."

-Martha Wilson

"The detour of course became the actual path."

-Gretel Ehrlich



Meg at night said...

How about these:

"You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration." James Allen

"What's gone and what's past help should be past grief." Shakespeare

"Chance favors the prepared mind." Louis Pasteur

"Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out to meet it." Anonymous

wendysue said...

One of my favorites. .

"The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."
--Anne Frank

Emmie said...

Fantastic quotes. Thanks for sharing!

Meg at night,
If you're a Meg I know: Hi!
If you're a Meg I don't know: Hi! And welcome!

Meg at night said...

Yep, it's me! °Ü°

Emmie said...

I knew it! I should have asked if you're the Meg who lives by the laundromat . . .