Saturday, 15 November 2014

Life-shaping quotes


I thought I'd share some of my favourite quotes this week.

All of these have had some sort of influence on me in the past and/or present, and some will probably continue to do so in the future.


'All our words from loose using have lost their edge.' - Ernest Hemingway

'Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.' - George Orwell, 1984

'She always wanted to believe in things.' - Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go


'Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.' - Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken


'I know I'm good for something, I just haven't found it yet.' - Mayday Parade, Miserable at Best


'Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.' - Swami Sivananda

'You must do the things you think you cannot.' - Eleanor Roosevelt

'Grief is like the ocean: it's deep and dark and bigger than all of us. And pain is like a thief in the night. Quiet. Persistent. Unfair. Diminished by time and faith and love.' - Sam, One Tree Hill

'When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy."  They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.' - John Lennon


'The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.' - Walt Disney Company, Mulan


'I like it when somebody gets excited about something. It's nice.' - J. D. Salinger, Catcher in the Rye

'The quieter you become, the more you can hear.' - Ram Dass


What are some quotes that are important to you?

Until next time.


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