Monday, June 1, 2009

quotes for monday

We must be grateful for our mistakes, without them we wouldn't know any better.
- Ayash Sabbagh

It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Failures are divided into two classes -- those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
- John Charles Salak

I glory in this world of men and women, torn with troubles, yet living on to love and laugh through it all.
- Carl Sandburg

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Some people change their ways when they see the light; others when they feel the heat.
- Caroline Schoeder

Life is too short to waste. Dreams are fulfilled only through action, not through endless planning to take action.
- David J. Schwartz

The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
- General Schwarzkopf

Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Frank Scully

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

Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.
- Maurice Setter

Happiness is not in our circumstances, but in ourselves. It is not something we see, like a rainbow, or feel, like the heat of a fire. Happiness is something we are.
- John B. Sheerin

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
- Sicilian Proverb

I'm not happy, I'm cheerful. There's a difference. A happy woman has no cares at all. A cheerful woman has cares but has learned how to deal with them.
- Beverly Sills

Experience is the comb life gives you after you lose your hair.
- Judith Stearn

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Shadow said...

Failures are divided into two classes -- those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

sometimes i wonder which is worse...

Gin said...

I loved every single one of these quotes. My favorite though is the one by Beverly Sills. I never heard it put that way. Wow!

The pale observer said...

Great quotes for a Monday morning - thanks! I found you while looking for something witty to help along a really bad Monday...

Great blog - I'm your latest follower!