Quotes, Quotes and more Quotes


I love quotes. For me, quotes are little passages of infinite wisdom. Or maybe just a fun way to say something. We use quotes every day, even without being fully aware we are using them. Quotes come from a variety of sources, for example when you read a book, listen to music, watch a movie, someone said something that moved you or made you laugh, or simple phrases hand down by your family (sayings).


Quotes have an impact, whether they inspire you, make you feel loving, or make you smile. Usually, quotes are short, but they can be as long as needed. There are no right or wrong quotes. One thing we want to make sure is to give credit of the quote to the right person. We have to make sure the source is reliable.


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Some Of My Favorite Quotes

Hope you like them too!



I like cancelled plans. And empty bookstores. I like rainy days and thunderstorms. And quiet coffee shops. I like messy beds and over-worn pajamas. Most of all, I like the small joys that a simple life brings.

~ Anonymous







There’s a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.

~ Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)








There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.

~ Beatrix Potter











Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

~ Dr. Seuss










Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

~ Oscar Wilde










When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.

~ Paulo CoelhoThe Alchemist









Memories of you are sometimes almost overpowering.

~ Vincent Van Gogh












The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.

~ Walt Disney Company, Mulan









And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

~ Antoine de Saint-ExupéryThe Little Prince









Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.

~ Maya Angelou










I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.

~ Edgar Allan Poe










Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.

~ J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire










Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.

~ Mark Twain










No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.

~ Robert Frost









You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.

~ Elizabeth GilbertEat, Pray, Love











Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.









Music is a moral law. It gives a soul to the Universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is good and just and beautiful.

~ Plato









An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.

~ Oscar Wilde









We need to help people to discover the true meaning of love. Love is generally confused with dependence. Those of us who have grown in true love know that we can love only in proportion to our capacity for independence.

~ Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember









This coffee falls into your stomach, and straightway there is a general commotion. Ideas begin to move like the battalions of the Grand Army on the battlefield, and the battle takes place. Things remembered arrive at full gallop, ensign to the wind. The light cavalry of comparisons deliver a magnificent deploying charge, the artillery of logic hurry up with their train and ammunition, the shafts of wit start up like sharpshooters. Similes arise, the paper is covered with ink; for the struggle commences and is concluded with torrents of black water, just as a battle with powder.

~ Honoré de Balzac





What are some of your favorite quotes? Please share them with me in the comment section.


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