A Presentation of My Quote Project Presented and Created By: Suinda Nayade-Francesca Ossenkopp (aka Sue)
"Summer: Hair gets lighter. Skin gets darker. Water gets warmer. Drinks get colder. Music Gets louder. Nights get longer. Life gets better."
"We do not remember days, we remember moments." - Cesare Pavese/ Poet
" Friendship is so weird... you just pick a human you've met and you're like 'yep I like this one' and you just do stuff with them."
"Friends are siblings that God gave us." - Mencius/Philosopher "You don't have to give birth to someone to have a family." - Sandra Bullock/Actress
"There is nothing that makes you more insane than family. Or more happy. Or more exasperated. Or more...secure." - Jim Butcher/Author
"Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think you." - H. Jackson Brown Jr./Author
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."
- Sai Baba/Ophthalmologist
"Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you." Muhammad Ali/Professional Boxer
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"Love is friendship has caught on fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses." Ann Landers/Journalist
"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." - Dr. Seuss/Author
"Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness." - Desmond Tutu/Social Activist, Priest
"Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey." - Pope Francis/Pope
"We the people of the United States,
in order to form a more perfect union,
insure domestic tranquility,
provide for the common defense,
promote general welfare,
and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves
and our posterity, do ordain and
establish this Constitution for the
United States of America."
- Thomas Jefferson/ Lawyer, Author
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."
- Friedrich Nietzsche/Composer
"If Heaven exists,
to know that there's laughter,
that would be a great thing."
- Robin Williams/Actor
"Here we have to ask ourselves: Why are deadly weapons being sold
to those who plan to inflict untold suffering on individuals and society?
Sadly, the answer, as we all know, is simply money: money that is
drenched in blood, often innocent blood." -Pope Francis/Pope
"Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquor it."
- Alexandre Dumas/Playright
"I do not promise to make you happy in this world, but on the other." Day of Our Lady of Lourdes/Mary Mother of God
"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence."
- Vincent Lombardi/ American Football Coach
"Caps and goggles on, and let's get ready to swim. " - Steve Smith/FOBY Swim Team Head Coach
"Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did."- Saint Maximilian Kolbe/Franciscan Friar
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not who he does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."
- Nelson Mandela/Statesman, Lawyer, Social Activist, Peace Activist
"A man begins to die when he ceases to expect anything from tomorrow."
- Abraham Miller/Writer
"A man asked Lord Buddha 'I want happiness.' Lord Buddha said first remove the 'I' that's ego. Then remove the 'want' that's desire. See now you are left with only 'happiness.'"
- Gautama Buddha/Philosopher, Sayings Of Buddha
"The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower/President
"For every minute you remain angry you give up a second of peace."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson/Writer
"Forgive those who have hurt you."
- Les Brown/Talk Show Host
"The weak can never forgive.
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."
- Mahatma Gandhi/Peace Activist
"Aim at Heaven and you will get Earth thrown in. Aim at Earth and you will get neither."
- C.S. Lewis/Author
"The deepest of level of communication is not
communication, but communion. It is wordless...
beyond speech...beyond concept."
- Thomas Merton/Poet
"Real peace of mind is the companion of the silence of the mind." - Remez Sasson/Founder and Owner of SuccessConciousness.com
"Best of all Christmas means
a spirit of love, a time when
the love of God and love of our
fellow men should prevail over
all hatred and bitterness, a time
when our thoughts and deeds
and the spirit of our lives
manifest the prescence of God."
- George F. McDougall/Missionary
I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays – let them overtake me unexpectedly – waking up some fine morning and suddenly saying to myself: ‘Why, this is Christmas Day!’” David Grayson/American Football Player