Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Another Thursday?


Thanks to
goofygirl for the WONDERFUL banner she made for me!
Thirteen of my favorite quotes!
1. You must be the change you wish to see in the world. --Mahatma Ghandi
2. It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.--Chinese Proverb
3. When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.--Helen Keller
4. Imagination is more important than knowledge.--Albert Einstein
5. Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.--J. Petit Senn
6. The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.--William James
7. The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.--Elbert Hubbard
8. To live is like to love--all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.--Samuel Butler
9. As I grow to understand life less and less,I learn to love it more and more.--Jules Renard
10. Every artist was first an amateur.--Ralph Waldo Emerson
11. Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.--Vince Lombardi
12. It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.--Theodore Roosevelt
And the last one for fun.....
13. If at first you don't succeed, then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it.
--W.C. Fields
Happy Thursday Everyone! What is your favorite quote?

15 comments:

Janet said...

I love #3!!!

And here's one of my favorite quotes:

A [wo]man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I added the [wo] LOL!

Missy said...

Great list of quotes! I particularly like the Einstein and Hubbard ones.

Better Safe Than Sorry said...

i don't have any favorite quotes, but i actually knew about half of yours, which kind of surprised me.
i'm doing the tt this week too.

Chelle Y. said...

I love those, but #12 is my favorite!

http://www.chelleyoung.com/index.php/archive/thursday-thirteen-35-thirteen-i-nevers/

kailani said...

#3 is my favorite. I truly believe it. Happy TT!

Julie in Texas said...

I love #10. Some day I aspire to be an artist...

I also did my favorite quotes!

Goofy Girl said...

I'd say I like #3 the best, esp since I have a hard time dropping things.

Carmen said...

ha ha. i like the quotes. I like the last one. ;)

The Imperfect Christian said...

I love quotes!! Thanks for sharing these! I listed slogans on my blog. How many can you name?!?!

Domestic Goddess said...

great quotes. I love 13.

Sparky Duck said...

great idea for a TT

"And Ive looked over and I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land. So, Im happy tonight. Im not worried about anything. Im not fearing any man"-Martin Luther King, Jr

Carrie said...

i like # 13!

don't have a favorite quote handy, though.

Lady Jane said...

I love quotes! I have a number of favorites, but I'll stick with one from Jane Austen (My favorite author):

Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.

-From Emma

My list is here.

N. Mallory said...

nice quotes!

Happy belated TT!

Pink Chihuahua Princess said...

I like 5, 10 & 11. I hope things are going well for ya! Give Ms. Carmel my love.