Friday, October 1, 2010

Wisdom Jar Week 4

This week there is a bigger miss-mash of quotes.  I am having so much fun with this.  My husband put an app on his Ipod touch that has quotes and I am now obsesses with finding the best ones in over 1,000.

  1. Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home. -Bill Cosby
  2. There is no happiness; there are only moments of happiness. Proverb
  3. Happiness depends upon ourselves -Aristotle
  4. The key to happiness is good health and a bad memory -Ingrid Bergman
  5. Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. English Proverb
  6. A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day. Proverb
  7. Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. -Lauren Bacall
  8. To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour. -William Blake,
  9. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. - Anonymous
  10. Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. Harriet Braiker
  11. Canned music is like audible wallpaper -Alistair Cooke
  12. If you can walk you can dance. If you can talk you can sing- Zimbabwe Proverb
  13. Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards -Keith Richards
  14. Music is the shorthand of emotion -Leo Tolstoy
  15. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived . . . I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life.” ~Thoreau
  16. You can chase a butterfly all over the field and never catch it. But if you sit quietly in the grass it will come and sit on your shoulder Anonymous
  17. This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections -Saint Augustine of Hippo
  18. The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement. -George Will
  19. When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. -Ansel Adams
  20. Sometimes you can tell a large story with a tiny subject. -Eliot Porter
  21. We do not stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.  Anonymous
  22. If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and and can't tell who the sucker is, it's you -Paul Newman
  23. Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities -Aristotle
  24. A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it. -Alistair Cooke
  25. He who stops being better stops being good -Oliver Cromwell
  26. Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, Wisdom is of the future. Proverb

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