Quotations: Pick-Me-Up

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
- St. Augustine
If you can laugh at it, you can live with it.
- Erma Bombeck
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
- Will Rogers
Mistakes are doorways to discovery.
- Unknown
Time spent laughing is time spent with the gods.
- Japanese proverb
When you're sad, learn something.
- Merton
If you don't stand for something you'll fall for anything.
- Anonymous
Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you're swinging.
- Duke Snider
Faith is boundless and that which is truly holy is bound by faith...
- Christopher Rowe, "Masters Tie"
He who throws mud loses ground.
- FTD customer
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his brother.
- Kahlil Gibran
Not everything I dislike should be destroyed, some of it should simply be moved farther away.
- Ashleigh Brilliant
When the world says, "Give up",
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
- FTD customer
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
- Will Rogers
Keep your face to the sunshine,
and you cannot see the shadows.
- Helen Keller
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today.
It's already tomorrow in Australia.
- Charles Schultz, American cartoonist/humorist
The person who really wants to do something finds a way;
the others find an excuse.
- FTD customer
When it is dark enough you can see the stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist
The place of the wound is the place of the healing.
- Richard Bohr
Not everything that is faced can be changed,
But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
- James Baldwin, American novelist/writer
Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.
- FTD customer
Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.
- FTD customer
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
- Epicurus
Dreams come true; without that possibility,
nature would not incite us to have them.
- John Updike, U.S. novelist
Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes, American poet
When your heart is in your dream, no request is too extreme.
- Jiminy Crickett, Pinocchio
When all men think alike no one thinks very much.
- Walter Lippmann
This above all: to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare
Tomorrow is another day.
- Scarlett O'Hara, in Gone With the Wind
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!
- Emiliano Zapata, Revolutionary
The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tsu
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
- William Blake, English poet
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt, former U.S. First Lady
Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.
- Heinrich Heine
I may not be totally perfect, but parts of me are excellent.
- Ashleigh Brilliant
If you are going to do something wrong at least enjoy it.
- Leo Rosten
Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out alive.
- Bugs Bunny
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
- Josh Billings
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
- Oscar Wilde
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
- Alan Saporta
Everything happens for a reason;
If you can't find a reason for something,
there's a reason for that.
- Chris Levi, Caribbean poet
All beginnings are hard.
- Chaim Potok, American novelist
Joy shared is twice the joy.
Sorrow shared us half the sorrow.
- Unknown
There is less to this than meets the eye.
-Tallulah Bankhead, American film actress
Remember that the mighty oak was once an acorn.
- FTD Customer
The race is not always to the swift...
but to those who keep on running.
- FTD Customer
You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
- Wayne Gretzky
The race for quality has no finish line.
- FTD Customer
A bend in the road is not the end of the world, unless you fail to make the turn.
- FTD Customer
You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first.
- FTD Customer
No-one can predict to what heights you can soar. Even you will not know until you spread your wings.
- FTD Customer
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- FTD Customer
Some people dream of worthy accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.
- FTD Customer
No goal is too high if you climb with care and confidence.
- Kristine Elises, 15
Dear Loved One: I'm working on all your problems. Please stay out of the way.
- Your Friend, GOD
And will you succeed? You will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)
- Dr. Seuss
Don't wait for your ship to come in ... swim out to meet it.
- FTD customer
It's not so important who starts the game, but who finishes the game.
- John Wooden
Cherish your yesterdays, dream your tomorrows, live your todays.
- FTD customer
Impossible only defines the degree of difficulty.
- FTD customer
You can't discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
- FTD customer
You are either part of the steamroller or part of the pavement.
- FTD customer
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
- FTD Customer
Weeping may endure for a night,
but joy cometh in the morning.
- Psalms 30:5
You can't have more bedbugs than a blanket-full.
- Spanish