It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.       --Thoreau

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is its twin brother.       --K. Gibran

Let me light my Lamp, says the tiny star; And never debate whether it will dispel the darkness.  --Tagore

A stumble may prevent a fall.  --Fuller

You have a solemn obligation to take care of yourself because you never know when the world will need you.  --Hillel

Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees are bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.  --P.Seller

It is never to late to be what you might have been.  --T.S.Eliot

Joy is peace dancing and peace is joy at rest.  --Meyer

You are braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.  --A.A.Milne

Talk not of wasted affection, affection was never wasted;
If it enrich not the heart of another, it's waters, returning back to their springs,
Like the rain, shall fill them full in refreshment;
That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the mountain.  --Longfellow

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.           --von Goethe

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.  --Brinkley

There are some things you learn best in calm, some in storm.       --A. Nin

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.  --La Fontaine

Yes, there is a Nirvana:
it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture,
and in putting your child to sleep,
and in writing the last line of your poem.  --Gibran

Eden is that old-fashioned House
We dwell in everyday
Without suspecting our abode
Until we drive away.  --Dickenson

Live the life you have imagined.  --Thoreau



Amias (ljm and liquidplastic) said...

I have really enjoyed exploring your blog ... and find that I agree with a lot of what you say ... Thank you for dropping in, as I very seldom get a good look at myself, especially when I was thirty something!

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I'm subscribing to your updates. We are, it seems, of like mind!

Catherine Ensley said...

I love this page. I'm a fellow A to Z'er and happy to follow someone who shares a similar viewpoint on life ...

Ann Grenier said...

Thank you for the lovely stroll down your garden path of quotes and the breezes of fresh spring air.

Bee's Blog said...

I too am enjoying your blog very much. Thank you.

Raining Iguanas said...

ee said it best at the top of the page. Being a supervisor to over 50 truck drivers and having a love of writing and poetry is a test of strength I won the day I clicked "Enter" on my first post. Thank you for joining my blog.