Quotations ~† My Favorite Quotations, 2 Love, Medicine & Miracles

"It's so hard when I have to, And so easy when I want to." ~ Sondra Anice Barnes, Life Is the Way It Is

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The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence. ~ John F. Kennedy

About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some wonít like you at all. ~ Rita Mae Brown


A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction. ~ Rita Mae Brown

I have resolved from this day on, I will do all the business I can honestly, have all the fun I can reasonably, do all the good I can willingly, and save my digestion by thinking pleasantly. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

The sun shines not on us, but in us. ~ John Muir

Over-thinking in your brain is anathema to the process of thinking on your feet. ~ Conan O'Brien, The Right Words at the Right Time (2002)

You get better results if you have high expectations. This is true in science, math, reading, football, or band. ~ Charles Adair

To read between the lines was easier than to follow the text. ~ Henry James

Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep. ~ Felix Frankfurter

Without your wounds where would your power be? The very angels themselves cannot persuade the wretched and blundering children on earth as can one...broken on the wheel of living. In love's service, only the wounded soldiers can serve. ~ Thornton Wilder, Angel That Troubled the Waters

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you. ~ Lao Tzu

In every moment of genuine love, we are dwelling in God and God in us. ~ Paul Tillich

One life is all we have, and we live it as we believe in living it and then itís gone. ~ Joan of Arc