Saturday, August 19, 2006

Random Quotes

Here is a random quote page. Go through the quotes available until you find five that speak to you or reflect what you believe or whatever, and post them.

"Treasure the love you have received above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished."
Og Mandino (1923 - 1996)

Love matters and its what lasts.

"Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning."
John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

Life is now. There is no warm up, no dress rehearsal. Live it.

"I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult."
E. B. White (1899 - 1985)

This made me giggle. I can relate. I cant stop doing rescue but there are days when all I really want to do is something silly and frivilous, like buy shoes. (Which really would be frivilous and silly since I dont really like to wear shoes.)

"Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings."
Helen Keller (1880 - 1968), My Religion, 1927

I cannot stand apathy. Care about something!

"The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn't have seen [these qualities] in you, even temporarily, if they weren't part of your essential being."
Martha Beck, O Magazine, February 2003

This really made me think. There are so many things I am now, so many qualities I have that I didnt see before I fell in love with Richard. Loving him and being loved by him has made so many parts of me grow and blossom.