Quotes Reflection

Weekend Favorites: My Favorite Quotes

This week, I’m going to share some of my favorite quotes. Quotes inspire me, and sometimes they help me stay focused on my goals.

My Favorite Quotes
“What happens to us is not as important as what happens within us.”
– Anonymous
“Be happy with who you are and confident in whom you can become.”
– Kenz
“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right.”
– Henry Ford
“You’re only a failure if you stop trying.”
– Anonymous
“Don’t let what you want at the moment keep you from what you want most of all.”
-Someone who is obviously very wise
“The best things in life are free; the second best are expensive.”
-Coco Chanel
“If you can’t see the bright side of life, polish off the dull side.”
-Anonymous
“No matter how cold the winter, there’s a springtime ahead.”
-Pearl Jam
“Don’t think about the limitations; think about the possibilities.”
-Anonymous
Do quotes inspire you? If so, will you share a few with me?

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9 Comments

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    Foodie McBody
    January 24, 2010 at 4:45 am

    OMG quotes are like jokes for me – I can never remember them when I want to! Let me dig around.

    "Don't get discouraged; it is often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock." — Unknown

    "Chance favors the prepared mind." –Louis Pasteur

    "To pay attention, that is our endless and proper work." — Mary Oliver

    "Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" — Mary Oliver

    "Each of us is given only so many mornings to do it- to look around and love the oily fur of our lives, the hoof and the grass-stained muzzle… death isn't just an idea." – Mary Oliver

    Can you tell that I love Mary Oliver? 🙂

    "Wild Geese" is too long to quote here, but Google it. I love it and read it almost every day.

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    Deb Willbethin
    January 24, 2010 at 5:28 am

    Okay, let me try this again–first time I didn't check for typos and should have. 😀

    I love quotes, but go brain dead when asked to recite them. Here are four, tho.

    "Overcome fear; behold wonder." R. Bach

    "A friend knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words." Anonymous

    "Be kind; everyone is fighting a hard battle." Plato

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning how to dance in the rain." ~ Unknown

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    Adie
    January 24, 2010 at 5:28 am

    I love Quotes.

    Life Laugh Love. I know its so simple but really, its the best way to live life. Now if I could just follow it myself 😛

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    KT
    January 24, 2010 at 9:06 am

    "There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?"
    – Robert Kennedy

    My professor just included this in his power point last night and I really liked it.

    KT

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    Becca
    January 24, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    love that one by that Kenz chick!! :))

    ~Becca

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    MackAttack
    January 24, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    I love these quotes! Thanks for sharing!

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    Fran
    January 24, 2010 at 6:54 pm

    Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever.
    Lance Armstrong

    Nice list Kenz!

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    ♥ Kenz ♥
    January 24, 2010 at 7:07 pm

    Fran…that is my favorite quote so far! Thank you for sharing it. I love Lance Armstrong on so many levels, and this is definitely one of them!

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    Absolutely Positively
    January 24, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    "freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire."

    a little hard line, but i love it.

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