Favorite Quotations ~  Perspectives, 2 Focal Point

"Every cloud engenders not a storm." ~ William Shakespeare, Henry VI

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. ~ Richard Bach, Illusions

Enough shovels of earth -- a mountain. Enough pails of water -- a river. ~ Chinese Proverb

I came to the conclusion that the optimist thought everything good except the pessimist, and that the pessimist thought everything bad, except himself. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it. ~ Norman Vincent Peale

I am proud to be called a pig. It stands for pride, integrity, and guts. ~ Ronald Reagan

If you keep harping on a disability, then you'll start believing there is one. So I don't. ~ Jim Abbott

I never really thought of myself as a beefcake kind of guy. ~ Ben Affleck

Treat the large as the small and the few as the many. ~ Lao Tzu

The formula "Two and two make five" is not without its attractions. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from the Underground, 1864

You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the tallest guy in the NBA is Chinese, (and) the Swiss hold the America's cup. ~ Chris Rock

Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day's performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant? Pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet and from it learn the all. ~ Margaret Fuller

A dead end is just a good place to turn around. ~ Naomi Judd, Naomi's Breakthrough Guide

Marshall McLuhan is absolutely right, we are always looking in the rear view mirror. ~ Margaret Atwood, 2010 Interview