Quotes to Live By


This was such an adventure in quote reading I need to say! I was thinking about things we should do, things we need in this life, “quotes to live by” so to speak. I found so many good, positive and important quotes and I just had to share 10 of them with you kind readers. The hardest part was narrowing the 100 or so wonderful quotes down to these 10! I really hope you all find something here that you find useful today, inspires you and makes you think and also most of all… Makes sense! 🙂
1.If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul~Rabbi Harold Kushner
2.Don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped~African Proverb
3.A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realize how blessed you are for what you have~Author Unknown
4.Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
5.Be loyal to what you love, be true to the earth, fight your enemies with passion and laughter~Edward Abbey
6.Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, a touch that never hurts~Charles Dickens
7.Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echos are truly endless~Mother Teresa
8.Most of the shadows in this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine~Ralph Waldo Emerson
9.Be still like a mountain and flow like a great river~Lao Tzu
10.When you can’t change the direction of the wind–adjust your sails~H. Jackson Brown
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Quotes About Friendship


I was thinking about friendship, and started looking through all the quotes about friends and friendship. We have so many different kind of friendships in our lifetime. Sisters are sometimes best friends, in Autumn’s and my case it really is very true. BFF‘s , as well as TF <3=Twins Forever! We may have friends since we were younger and it’s lasted throughout the ups and downs and the years. Autumn and I have a couple friends like that we grew up with. It’s nice comforting and special, too. Our very youngest sister is our very close friend as well. My late husband Dave was my best friend for many years. Autumn now has her darling man as hers, too. We can have parents as friends, we Twinnies were blessed with our Dad and Mom that way. We have cousins who are wonderful friends, our Aunt Karen is our very special friend, too. All of our important and cherished friends we have made through this blog! That’s a lot of friends and our friends are our blessings in this life. I hope you kind readers will like the 10 quotes about friends and friendship! 🙂
1.Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born~~Anais Nin
2.A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out~~Walter Winchell
3.Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend~~Albert Camus
4.A true friend is someone who thinks you are a good egg, even though he knows you are slightly cracked~~Bernard Meltzer
5.Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, “What! You, too  I thought I was the only one.”~~C.S. Lewis
6.A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.~~Elbert Hubbard
7.A single rose can be my garden…A single friend, my world~~Leo Buscaglia
8.Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful; A meaningful friend–or a meaningful day~~Dalai Lama
9.The only way to have a friend is to be one~~Ralph Waldo Emerson
10.Friends are kisses blown to us by angels~~Author Unknown

Wisdom Quotes ~by Gabby


I was browsing through the quotes about wisom. It’s something we all long for…Wisdom. If we are very blessed we do become wise as we move through this life. I hope you all enjoy these quotes, I really did! 🙂
1. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.~~Alfred Lord Tennyson
2.There is a wisdom of the head and…wisdom of the heart~~Charles Dickens
3.We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future~~George Bernard Shaw
4.A single conversation with a wise man is better than years of study~~Chinese Proverb
5.A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom~~Robert Frost
6.By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; And third by experience, which is the bitterest~~Confusius
7.Cleverness is not wisdom~~Euripides
8.The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind~~Ella Wheeler Wilcox
9.Patience is the companion of wisdom~~St. Augustine
10.The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom~~Issac Asimov

Peace Quotes ~ by Gabby Angel


I was meandering my way through some Peace Quotes. This is such an important topic…Peace. Anyway, I thought some of you kind readers might just enjoy them, too. I sure hope I was right! 🙂
1. Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.~~Martin Luther King
2. If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.~~Mother Teresa
3. One cannot reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.~~Lao Tzu
4.Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be obtained through understanding~~Ralph Waldo Emerson
5.All we are saying is give peace a chance~~John Lennon
6.First bring peace within yourself, then can you bring peace to others~~Thomas Kempis
7. When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace~~Jimi Hendrix
8.Peace is not something you wish for; It’s something you make. Something you do, something you are, and something you give away~~Robert Fulgham
9.Peace is the first thing the angels sang~~John Keble
10. The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instument of peace~~Carlos Santana

NEW YEAR QUOTES ~by Gabby Angel


I was looking at quotes for the New Year and I found some that were very interesting. Hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did! 🙂
1. Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us~~Hal Borland
2. Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right~~Oprah Winfrey
3. What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year~~Vern McLellan
4. We will open the book. It’s pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called opportunity and it’s first chapter is New Year’s Day~~Edith Lovejoy Pierce
5. New Year’s Day is everyman’s birthday~~Charles Lamb
6. One resolution I have made, and always try to keep is this–To rise above the little things~~James Burroughs
7. An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves~~Bill Vaughn
8. Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account~~Oscar Wilde
9. Write in your heart that everyday is the best day in the year~~Ralph Waldo Emerson
10. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow~~Einstein